European Challenge Cup

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

Dragons fullback Jordan Williams to undergo knee surgery

Dragons fullback Jordan Williams is set to be on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury during the recently concluded European Rugby Challenge Cup clash against RC Enisei at Kuban Stadium.
28 November 2019

Wasps return to winning ways with 32-14 win over Agen

Wasps have registered their first win in the ongoing Challenge Cup as they overcame Agen with 32-14 win at Ricoh Arena on Saturday.
24 November 2019

London Irish edge out Bayonne in high-scoring encounter

Lonon Irish scored seven tries as they got their first win in the European Challenge Cup with a 45-31 victory over Bayonne at Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
24 November 2019

Castres seal 17-9 win over Worcester Warriors

Castres registered their first win in the ongoing European Rugby Challenge Cup after they went on to beat Worcester Warriors 17-9 at Stade Pierre Fabre on Saturday.
24 November 2019

Pau trounce Calvisano 61-10 to register their first win in Challenge Cup

Pau bounced back from their defeat against Leicester Tigers as they trounced Calvisano 61-10 in their European Challenge Cup clash at Stade du Hameau on Friday.
23 November 2019

Bristol Bears blank Brive 0-36 to consolidate top position

Bristol Bears have consolidated their position at the top of Pool 4 as they blanked Brive 0-36 in their European Challenge Cup clash at Stade Amedee-Domenech on Friday.
23 November 2019

Dragons go to top of Pool 1 with 22-49 win over RC Enisei

Dragons scored a seven-try riot as they trounced RC Enisei 22-49 in the second round of the European Challenge Cup at Kuban Stadium on Friday.
23 November 2019

Bristol trounce Zebre with 59-21 victory in Challenge Cup opener

Ioan Lloyd contributed with 22 points as Bristol Bears kick-started their Challenge Cup with a 59-21 win over Zebre at Ashton Gate on Saturday.
17 November 2019

Worcester Warriors kick-start Challenge Cup with 14-57 win over RC Enisei

Worcester Warriors came up with a nine-try performance as they started the European Challenge Cup campaign with a 14-57 win over RC Enisei at Kuban Stadium on Friday.
16 November 2019

Video Highlights: European Challenge Cup final between Clermont and La Rochelle

Clermont Auvergne went on to register their third European Challenge Cup title when they defeated La Rochelle 36-16 in the final at St James' Park in Newcastle last weekend. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
14 May 2019

Clermont Finally End Their European Woes with Challenge Cup Victory

So often the bridesmaid and never the bride, Clermont finally lifted European silverware on Friday night, defeating Top 14 rivals, La Rochelle, 36-16. It was Greig Laidlaw's calming influence and calmness from the tee that was the real difference between the two sides.
13 May 2019

Harlequins' comeback bid falls short with 32-27 defeat against Clermont Auvergne

Quins produced a valiant comeback in the final 20 minutes after trailing 32-8 but failed to stop Clermont Auvergne from setting up an all-French European Challenge Cup final with La Rochelle after going down 32-27 at the Stade Marcel Michelin.
22 April 2019

La Rochelle edge past Sale Sharks to reach final of Challenge Cup

La Rochelle managed to hold Sale Sharks as they sealed a 24-20 win at Stade Marcel Deflandre to reach the final of the European Challenge Cup.
21 April 2019

La Rochelle ease past Bristol Bears in Challenge Cup play-off

La Rochelle came up with a five-try performance as they went on to outplay Bristol Bears 39-15 in the quarter-final of the European Rugby Challenge Cup at Stade Marcel Deflandre on Saturday.
1 April 2019