European Challenge Cup

Second half comeback helps Lyon seal 27-24 win over Sale Sharks

A late resurgence from Lyon saw them make a spirited comeback to win the European Challenge Cup encounter against Sale Sharks at Matmut Stadium de Gerland with a tight 27-24 margin on Friday.
21 October 2017

Priestland kicks Bath to 13-18 win over Scarlets

Fly-half Rhys Priestland kicked six penalties to help Bath Rugby maintain their winning streak in the ongoing season of the European Rugby Champions Cup with a 13-18 victory over Scarlets on Friday.
21 October 2017

Jourdain stars with double as Brive secure 38-13 win over Oyonnax

Damien Jourdain scored a double in the first half as Brive opened their account in the ongoing season of the European Rugby Challenge Cup with a 38-13 bonus point victory over Oyonnax at Stade Amedee-Domenech on Friday.
21 October 2017

Nine-try Gloucester trounce Agen 61-16 at Kingsholm

Gloucester Warriors ran a nine-try riot as they secured their first win in the ongoing season of European Challenge Cup tournament after beating Agen 61-16 at Kingsholm Stadium on Thursday.
20 October 2017

Bath's Francois Louw suspended for three weeks

Bath flanker Francois Louw has been handed a three-week ban following a disciplinary hearing held in London on Wednesday.
19 October 2017

Francois Louw cited after making contract with eye of Benetton's Marco Fuser

Bath flanker Francois Louw is set to spend a lengthy spell on the sidelines after he was cited for making contact with the eye of Benetton Treviso lock Marco Fuser during the recently concluded European Challenge Cup encounter between the two teams.
18 October 2017

Bath blank Benetton Treviso 23-0 at Recreation Ground

Bath managed to get their European Champions Cup off to a promising start after beating Benetton Treviso 23-0 at Recreation Ground on Saturday.
15 October 2017

Taufete'e hat-trick steers Worcester Warriors to 30-20 win over Brive

Joe Taufete'e scored a hat-trick as Worcester Warriors kick-started their European Rugby Challenge Cup campaign with a 30-20 win against Brive at Sixways Stadium on Saturday.
15 October 2017

Newcastle Falcons edge out Dragons with a 32-27 margin

Newcastle Falcons resisted a stern fightback from Dragons to win their European Rugby Challenge Cup encounter with a five point margin at Kingston Park on Saturday.
15 October 2017

Five try Edinburgh outplay London Irish with 14-37 triumph

Edinburgh kick started their European Challenge Cup campaign with a comfortable 14-37 bonus point win over London Irish at Madejski Stadium on Saturday.
15 October 2017

Edinburgh aiming to start European Challenge Cup well - Richard Cockerill

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill is aiming for a "memorable" European Challenge Cup run as his side prepare to open their campaign.
14 October 2017

Agen top Pool 3 with 45-10 bonus point win over Zebre

Agen came up with a seven try performance as they kick started their European Challenge Cup encounter with a 45-10 bonus point victory at Stade Armandie on Friday.
14 October 2017

Bordeaux Begles thrash RC Enisei 17-57 in Challenge Cup opener

Bordeaux Begles ran an eight try riot as they trounced RC Enisei with a 17-57 bonus point victory in the European Challenge Cup encounter at Krasny Yar Stadium on Friday.
14 October 2017

Colin Slade inspires Pau to 27-21 win over Gloucester in Challenge Cup opener

Fly-half Colin Slade contributed with 15 points as Pau kick started their European Challenge Cup campaign with a 27-21 win over Gloucester Rugby at Stade du Hameau on Thursday.
13 October 2017

Edinburgh similar side to London Irish - Richard Cockerill

Edinburgh head coach Richard Cockerill believes the Scottish regional side will be of the same category as the bottom teams in the Aviva Premiership.
11 October 2017

BT Sport strikes deal to broadcast European competitions

BT Sport has secured the rights for broadcasting European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments live in UK and Ireland from the 2018/19 season.
4 July 2017

European Champions Cup draw for 2017/18 season announced

Defending champions Saracens has been drawn in the same pool as last year finalist Clermont Auvergne as the draws for the 2017/18 season of European Champions Cup was announced in Neuchatel, Switzerland on Thursday.
9 June 2017

Lack of possession costed Gloucester - David Humphreys

Gloucester rugby director David Humphreys rued lack of possession from his team as they succumbed to a 17-25 defeat to Stade Francais in the final of the European Challenge Cup at Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
13 May 2017

Gloucester v Stade Francais - Match Facts

Stade Francais managed to overcome Gloucester to win the European Challenge Cup for the first time with a 17-25 margin in the final at Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
13 May 2017

Stade Francais clinch maiden Challenge Cup title after defeating Gloucester 17-25

Stade Francais finally managed to win an European competition as they came from behind to defeat Gloucester Rugby 17-25 in the final of the Challenge Cup at Murrayfield Stadium on Friday.
12 May 2017