European Champions Cup

Northampton Saints keep play-off hope alive with 24-36 win over Lyon

Northampton Saints scored four second half tries as they came from behind to beat Lyon 24-36 in their Heineken Champions Cup encounter at Matmut Stadium de Gerland on Saturday.
19 January 2020

Leinster blank Benetton Treviso 0-18 to finish at top

Leinster came up with an improved second half performance as they blanked Benetton Treviso 0-18 in the sixth round of the Heineken Champions Cup clash at Stadio Comunale di Monigo on Saturday.
18 January 2020

Sarries Salary Cap Struggles

Last night, reports emerged suggesting that reigning English and European champions Saracens may be subjected to relegation if the side is found to be breaching salary cap rules once again this season.
17 January 2020

Euro star Ashton hopes for strong 2020 with Sale

Speaking to TRU, Sale Sharks winger Chris Ashton says the team will have learnt a lot from their Heineken Champions Cup campaign as the competition’s record try-scorer looks ahead.
17 January 2020

Northampton Saints suffer Benetton scare to remain in course for quarter-finals

Northampton Saints scored four second-half tries as they defeated Benetton Treviso 33-20 in their Heineken Champions Cup clash at Franklin's Gardens on Sunday.
13 January 2020

Gloucester remain in contention for play-off after 29-6 win over Montpellier

Gloucester Rugby kept their hope of quarter-finals alive in the ongoing Heineken Champions Cup with a 29-6 win over Montpellier at Kingsholm on Saturday.
13 January 2020

Exeter's 31-31 draw against Glasgow Warriors takes them to quarter-finals

Nikola Matawalu scored the decisive try in the 63rd minute while Adam Hastings kicked a nerveless conversion as Glasgow Warriors settled for a 31-31 draw against Exeter Chiefs in the Heineken Champions Cup clash at Scotstoun Stadium.
12 January 2020

Saracens edge out Ospreys 15-22 despite Carre's red-card

Saracens overcame a red-card from Rhys Care as they kept their Champions Cup hope alive with a 15-22 win over Ospreys at Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
11 January 2020

Clermont Auvergne overcome Ulster with 29-13 win to reach quarter-final

Clermont Auvergne came up with a dominating second half performance as they defeated Ulster 29-13 in their Heineken Champions Cup at Stade Marcel-Michelin on Saturday.
11 January 2020

Harlequins hold-off Bath at Recreation Ground with 19-25 win

Harlequins scored 13 points in the second half as they edged out Bath Rugby 19-25 in their Heineken Champions Cup encounter at Recreation Ground on Friday.
11 January 2020

La Rochelle ends Sale Sharks' Champions Cup hopes with 30-23 win

Sale Sharks' chances of progressing to the knock-out stage in the Heineken Champions Cup ended as they suffered a 30-23 defeat against La Rochelle at Stade Marcel Deflandre on Friday.
11 January 2020

Ben Franks: The world of CBD, working with James Haskell and the aims for the Saints

Speaking to two-time World Cup winner Ben Franks after Northampton’s dramatic 35-31 victory over Wasps at the Ricoh Arena, Joe Harvey talks to the legendary prop about his new CBD oil brand, IMPACT CBD, his business partner James Haskell, and how things are going at the Saints.
10 January 2020

Bath make 14 changes for Champions Cup game against Harlequins

Bath director of rugby Stuart Hooper has made 14 changes for the upcoming Heineken Champions Cup clash against Bath Rugby to be played at Recreation Ground on Friday.
10 January 2020

Tom O’Flaherty: Exeter winger discusses his journey to one of Europe’s leading clubs

In an interview with Talking Rugby Union, Tom O’Flaherty talks through his route to Sandy Park, why it helped him developed as a player and the Chiefs’ aims for this season.
9 January 2020

Five hopes for rugby in 2020

Now we're over a week into 2020, TRUs Joe Harvey has listed five of the things that he would like to see happen in rugby over this year.
9 January 2020

Munster doctor Jamie Kearns handed three-week touchline ban

Munster Rugby team doctor Jamie Kearns has been handed a three-week touchline ban for his comments on Saracens hooker Jamie George during the European Champions Cup clash between the two teams last month.
2 January 2020

Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond fined for remarks on match officials

Sale Sharks director of rugby Steve Diamond has been fined 3,000 euros for insulting match officials following their Heienekn Champions Cup clash against Exeter Chiefs on 8th December.
1 January 2020

Munster doctor Jamie Kearns to face EPCR disciplinary hearing

European Professional Club Rugby has confirmed that Munster team doctor Jamie Kearns will face a disciplinary hearing following his alleged comments on Saracens hooker Jamie George.
24 December 2019

EPCR launches investigation on Saracens-Munster Champions Cup brawl

The EPCR disciplinary committee has launched an investigation in the recent brawl that marred the Heineken Champions Cup clash between Saracens and Munster at Allianz Park last weekend.
17 December 2019

Clermont Auvergne demolish Bath Rugby 52-26

Clermont Auvergne ran an eight try riot as they trounced Bath Rugby 52-26 in their Heineken Champions Cup clash at Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday.
16 December 2019