European Challenge Cup

Harry Randall's late-try help Bristol secure draw against Zebre

Harry Randall scored the decisive try in the final minute while Callum Sheedy kicked a nerveless conversion as Bristol Bears sealed a 7-7 draw against Zebre in their European Rugby Challenge Cup face-off at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.
19 January 2020

Leicester Tigers secure home quarter-final despite 24-17 defeat to Pau

A dominating first half performance from Pau proved enough as they completed a 24-17 win over Leicester Tigers in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at Stade du Hameau.
19 January 2020

Cardiff Blues' 10-try performance against Calvisano goes in vain

Cardiff Blues came up with a 10-try performance as they dominated Calvisano 64-3 in their European Challenge Cup encounter at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday.
18 January 2020

Castres beat Worcester Warriors 27-33 to finish top of Pool 1

Rory Kockott scored a hat-trick as Castres finished at the top of Pool 1 with a 27-33 win over Worcester Warriors in the sixth round of the European Challenge Cup at Sixways on Friday.
18 January 2020

Dragons trounce RC Enisei 47-5 to book quarter-finals berth

Dragons have secured a quarter-final berth in the ongoing European Rugby Challenge Cup after they trounced RC Enisei 47-5 at Rodney Parade on Friday.
18 January 2020

Jordan Crane: Some of my fondest memories have come from the last two years

In September, it was announced that Bristol Bears back-row Jordan Crane would be retiring at the end of the season.
15 January 2020

Leicester Tigers maintain winning streak with 30-20 victory over Cardiff Blues

George Ford kicked 15 points as Leicester Tigers completed a 30-20 win over Cardiff Blues in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at Welford Road.
13 January 2020

Worcester Warriors thrash RC Enisei 66-10 to keep Challenge Cup hopes alive

Ollie Lawrence scored a hat-trick as Worcester Warriors kept their hopes alive in the ongoing European Challenge Cup with a 66-10 victory over RC Enisei at Sixways on Saturday.
12 January 2020

Eight-try Wasps outclass Agen with 24-52 win

Wasps scored eight tries as they defeated Agen 24-52 in their European Challenge Cup dead rubber contest at Stade Armandie on Saturday.
12 January 2020

Bordeaux Begles book quarter-final berth with 32-17 win over Edinburgh

Bordeaux Begles scored two tries on either half as they completed a bonus point victory over Edinburgh in their European Challenge Cup clash at Stade Chaban-Delmas on Saturday.
11 January 2020

Bristol Bears edge out Stade Francais 16-18 after Thacker's late-try

Harry Thacker scored a last-gasp try while Callum Sheedy followed with the conversion as Bristol Bears edged out Stade Francais 16-18 in the fourth round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup at Stade Jean Bouin on Saturday.
16 December 2019

Edinburgh edge out Wasps 7-9 in thrilling encounter at Ricoh Arena

Replacement Jaco van der Walt scored the decisive penalty goal in the closing stage as Edinburgh edged out Wasps with a two-point victory in their European Rugby Challenge Cup at Ricoh Arena on Saturday.
15 December 2019

Toulon inch towards quarter-finals with 20-26 win over London Irish

Toulon went on to register their fourth consecutive win in the European Challenge Cup as they edged out Premiership side London Irish 20-26 at Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
15 December 2019

Leicester Tigers maintain impressive run in Challenge Cup with 13-20 victory over Calvisano

Leicester Tigers maintained their unbeaten run in the European Challenge Cup as they earned a hard-fought victory over Calvisano in the fourth round at Pata Stadium on Saturday.
15 December 2019

Pau keep Challenge Cup hope alive after beating Cardiff Blues 34-29

Pau kept their hope of progressing to the knock out stage alive as they edged out Cardiff Blues 34-29 in their European Challenge Cup clash at Stade du Hameau on Saturday.
14 December 2019

Sam Davies takes Dragons to top of Pool 1 after 25-16 win over Worcester

Sam Davies kicked 20 points as Dragons completed a nine-point victory over Premiership side Worcester Warriors in the European Rugby Challenge Cup clash at Rodney Parade on Friday.
14 December 2019

Capon is flourishing at high-flying Bristol

Will Capon dislocated his shoulder 12 months ago, but a year on, the Bristol Bears hooker is relishing his time with one of the most exciting and ambitious teams in Europe.
13 December 2019

Edinburgh return back to winning ways with 31-20 victory over Wasps

Edinburgh returned back to winning ways in the ongoing European Rugby Challenge Cup as they edged out Wasps 31-20 at Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
7 December 2019

Bordeaux Begles trounce Agen 3-73 to claim top place

Bordeaux Begles scored a 11-try riot as they trounced Agen 3-73 in the third round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup at Stade Armandie on Friday.
7 December 2019

TRU Podcast: Max is back!

The long awaited return of Max Ashcroft occurred on the latest Talking Rugby Union podcast as the lads discuss the latest news from the Gallagher Premiership and Europe + they look ahead to World Sevens Series in Dubai.
5 December 2019