European Challenge Cup

Connacht seal 21-36 bonus point win over Perpignan

Connacht boosted their qualification chances as they sealed a 21-36 win over Perpignan in their European Rugby Challenge Cup clash at Stade Aime Giral on Friday.
15 December 2018

Agen edge out Grenoble with 14-10 win

Agen managed to remain in course for a knock-out place in the ongoing European Challenge Cup competition following a 14-10 win over Grenoble at Stade Armandie on Friday.
15 December 2018

Challenge Cup: Gameweek Three

Joe Harvey reviews the latest round of Challenge Cup action, including wins for Northampton Saints and Sale Sharks.
10 December 2018

Eight try Northampton Saints trounce Dragons 48-14

Northampton Saints came up with a eight try performance as they trounced Dragons 48-14 in their European Rugby Challenge Cup clash at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday.
9 December 2018

La Rochelle maintain winning streak with 22-35 win over Bristol

La Rochelle maintained their winning streak in the ongoing European Rugby Challenge Cup after defeating Bristol 22-35 at Ashton Gate on Saturday.
9 December 2018

Benetton hold off Harlequins in 26-21 win

Winger Monty Ioane scored the decisive try in the closing stage as Benetton Treviso defeated Harlequins 26-21 in their European Rugby Challenge Cup clash at Stadio Comunale di Monigo on Saturday.
9 December 2018

Chris Ashton: The feeling of playing for England had never really gone away

Sale Sharks and England’s Chris Ashton tells Chris Heal about a ‘really good’ last two months, his international aspirations ahead of next year’s World Cup and why there is still a lot more to come from his club side.
8 December 2018

Edinburgh move to top after beating Newcastle 31-13

Edinburgh managed to outplay Newcastle Falcons with a 31-13 victory during the Heineken Champions Cup Pool 5 clash at BT Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
8 December 2018

Pau keep quarter-final hopes alive after beating Worcester 21-6

Colin Slade starred with two converted tries as Pau have kept their quarter-final hopes alive after defeating Worcester Warriors 21-6 in their European Challenge Cup encounter at Stade du Hameau on Friday.
8 December 2018

Challenge Cup: Top 3 Fixtures - Round 3

The European Challenge Cup is back this weekend and Joe Harvey has chosen three fixtures which you should certainly keep your eyes on across Round 3.
7 December 2018

Beaumont's Column: Victory over Northampton was 'much-needed'

In his latest column for TRU, Josh Beaumont reflects on another important home win for Sale, the battle at the bottom, reaching a personal milestone + some of the key points from the Autumn internationals.
30 November 2018

There is another fly-half by the name of Wilkinson who is starting to emerge

Following impressive performances for Sale Sharks, TRU caught up with Kieran Wilkinson to discuss his breakthrough, practicing with ‘the master’ and developing at the AJ Bell.
15 November 2018

Challenge Cup: Gameweek Two

Joe Harvey rounds up the action from Round Two of the European Challenge Cup where a certain Chris Ashton grabbed the headlines...
23 October 2018

Grenoble overcome Marcus Smith to beat Harlequins 19-13

Harlequins suffered their first defeat in the ongoing European Rugby Challenge Cup after they were beaten by Grenoble 19-13 at Stade des Alpes.
22 October 2018

Worcester Warriors resist second half fightback from Ospreys in 27-21 victory

Worcester Warriors resisted second half fightback from Ospreys as they sealed a 27-21 win in their European Rugby Challenge Cup face-off at Sixways on Saturday.
21 October 2018

Ashton hat-trick powers Sale Sharks to 34-13 win over Connacht

Chris Ashton had a memorable debut as Sale Sharks completed a 34-13 win over Connacht in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday.
21 October 2018

Zebre edge out Bristol 20-17 to open their account in European Challenge Cup

Carlos Canna kicked the decisive penalty goal in the final minute as Zebre edged out Bristol Bears 20-17 in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi on Saturday.
21 October 2018

Ribbans score double as Northampton Saints complete 21-33 win over Dragons

Northampton Saints bounced back from their defeat to Clermont Auvergne as they defeated Dragons 21-33 in their European Challenge Cup encounter at Rodney Parade on Friday.
20 October 2018

La Rochelle trounce 14-men RC Enisei with 64-26 triumph

La Rochelle maintained their dominance in the ongoing European Rugby Challenge Cup as they trounced RC Enisei 64-26 at Stade Marcel Deflandre on Friday.
20 October 2018

Agen resist Benetton Treviso in 20-19 win

Agen bounced back from their defeat in the opening round with a 20-19 win over Benetton Treviso in their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter at Stade Armandie on Friday.
20 October 2018