European Champions Cup

Finals of 2023 European Champions and Challenge Cup shifted to Aviva Stadium

Aviva Stadium will be hosting the finals of the 2023 edition of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup as confirmed by the European Professional Club Rugby.
19 May 2022

Ronan O'Gara proud of La Rochelle's performance after defeating Racing 92 in semi-final

La Rochelle head coach Ronan O'Gara lavished praise on his team's performance after they edged out Racing 92 in the semi-final of the Heineken Champions Cup with a 20-13 margin.
17 May 2022

Johnny Sexton wants Leinster to seek inspiration from past title wins as they head into Champions Cup final

Leinster skipper Johnny Sexton has urged his side to draw inspiration from past glories as they face La Rochelle in the final of the Heineken Champions Cup at Stade Velodrome on 28th May.
17 May 2022

Assistant coach Felipe Contepomi to leave Leinster at end of season

Leinster have announced that assistant coach Felipe Contepomi will be leaving the Irish province at end of the season.
16 May 2022

'It's frustrating' - Finn Russell reacts after Racing 92's Champions Cup exit

Racing 92 fly-half Finn Russell expressed frustration over his side's exit from the Heineken Champions Cup that came following a 13-20 defeat against La Rochelle last weekend.
16 May 2022

Match Centre: Heineken Champions Cup semi-final: Racing 92 13-20 La Rochelle

La Rochelle managed to hold off Racing 92 as they reached the final of the Heineken Champions Cup for the second successive time following a 20-13 win in the semi-final at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on Sunday.
15 May 2022

'There's still room for growth' - Leo Cullen after Leinster's win over Toulouse in semi-final

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen believes there is still room for improvement following the club's 40-17 win over Toulouse in the semi-final of the Heineken Champions Cup.
15 May 2022

Match Centre: Heineken Champions Cup semi-final: Leinster 40-17 Toulouse

Leinster have reached the finals of the Heineken Champions Cup after they over powered Toulouse 40-17 in the semi-finals held at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.
15 May 2022

Anton Bresler Exclusive: 'I thought my agent was pulling my leg when he said I could join Racing'

The former Worcester Warriors and Edinburgh lock reflects on a ‘surreal’ move to Paris as Racing 92 target a fourth Heineken Champions Cup final in six years.
13 May 2022

Rory Arnold: “To be the best, you have got to beat the best”

Ahead of Toulouse’s Champions Cup semi-final clash with Leinster in Dublin, Australia lock forward Rory Arnold spoke about his team’s chances heading into the game against the province.
12 May 2022

EPCR scrap two-legged Round of 16 games for Champions Cup next season

The European Professional Club Rugby has confirmed the scrapping of two-legged round of 16 ties in the 2022/23 season of the Champions Cup.
10 May 2022

Johann van Graan 'incredibly proud' of Munster's performance despite Champions Cup exit

Munster head coach Johann van Graan heaped praise on his side after they were edged out by Toulouse in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.
8 May 2022

Match Centre: Heineken Champions Cup: Leicester Tigers 14-23 Leinster

Leinster are through to the semi-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup after they defeated Leicester Tigers 23-14 in the quarter-finals at Mattioli Woods Welford Road on Saturday.
8 May 2022

Toulouse edge out Munster in penalty shootout to reach semi-finals of Heineken Champions Cup

Toulouse have progressed to the semi-final of the Heineken Champions Cup after they edged out Munster in a penalty shootout after both the teams were tied at 24-24 at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday.
8 May 2022

Munster will be better prepared for Toulouse challenge - Johann van Graan

Munster Rugby head coach Johann van Graan believes his side will be better equipped to face Toulouse when the two teams lock horns with each other in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
5 May 2022

Exclusive: Jack Metcalf on opportunities with Sale, his time in the National Leagues and overcoming adversity

Jack Metcalf has had an interesting journey to the AJ Bell and he spoke to TRU's Joe Harvey about his route to the top.
5 May 2022

Andrew Conway returns to training ahead of Munster's Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final against Toulouse

Munster Rugby have confirmed that Ireland international Andrew Conway will return to training ahead of the club's Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final game against Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium.
3 May 2022

Josh Beaumont Column: "I think the game is continuing to mirror society when it comes to discussing mental health"

Josh Beaumont highlights the importance of the RPA's Restart Rugby Weekend plus he looks ahead to Sale's Champions Cup quarter-final and discusses why there are reasons to be positive about rugby in the North-West.
27 April 2022

Leicester Tigers lock Ollie Chessum banned for three games

Leicester Tigers lock Ollie Chessum has been suspended for three weeks following his red card incident in the Heineken Champions Cup game against Clermont last weekend.
21 April 2022

Northampton Saints fly-half Dan Biggar handed three-week suspension

Northampton Saints fly-half Dan Biggar has been handed a three-week suspension following his red-card incident in the recently concluded European Challenge Cup game against Gloucester.
21 April 2022