European Champions Cup

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

Derby day was always a highlight for Dombrandt

Harlequins' Alex Dombrandt chats to Talking Rugby Union about the excitement of Welsh derbies at University level as well as his season at the Stoop.
4 December 2019

Ulster's Will Addison banned for four weeks

Ulster utility back Will Addison has been handed a four-week ban after he was cited for a dangerous tackle in the recently concluded Champions Cup game against Clermont Auvergne at Kingspan Stadium last weekend
28 November 2019

Montpellier edge out Gloucester Rugby 30-27 despite Jacques Du Plessis red-card

Montpellier survived a red-card to Jacques Du Plessis as they edged out Gloucester Rugby 30-27 in their Heineken Champions Cup game at GGL Stadium on Sunday.
25 November 2019

Sale Sharks battle past La Rochelle with 25-15 victory

Sale Sharks battled past a 14-men La Rochelle as they registered a 25-15 win in the second round of the Heineken Champions Cup at AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday.
25 November 2019

Harlequins overcome Bath to register first win in Champions Cup

Harlequins opened their account in the ongoing Heineken Champions Cup as they earned a hard fought 15-9 win over Bath Rugby at Twickenham Stoop on Saturday.
25 November 2019

Exeter Chiefs consolidate position at top after 34-18 win over Glasgow Warriors

Exeter Chiefs scored three second half tries as they went on to defeat Glasgow Warriors 34-18 in the second round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Sandy Park on Saturday.
25 November 2019

Saracens bounce back in Champions Cup with 44-3 victory over Ospreys

Saracens returned back to winning ways as they trounced Ospreys 44-3 in their Heineken Champions Cup clash at Allianz Park on Saturday.
24 November 2019

Northampton come from behind to beat Benetton Treviso 32-35

Northampton Saints staged a second half comeback as they came from behind to beat Benetton Treviso 32-35 in their Heineken Champions Cup clash at Stadio Comunale di Monigo on Saturday.
23 November 2019

Cooney steers Ulster to 18-13 win over Clermont

John Cooney starred with 13 points as Ulster edged out Clermont Auvergne by five points in the second round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Kingspan Stadium on Friday.
23 November 2019

Faf de Klerk was a star of the great South African show and now it’s time to shine for Sale

Faf De Klerk was highly influential in South Africa’s journey to glory in Japan and after experiencing the impact he and the Springboks have had on their nation, it is back to club duty for Sale’s World Champion.
23 November 2019

Dai Young hopes for an improved Wasps performance against Agen

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young is hoping for an improved performance from his side when they face Agen in the second round of the European Rugby Challenge Cup to be played at Ricoh Arena on Saturday.
21 November 2019

EPCR fine Saracens for not making appearance during Champions Cup launch event

European Professional Club Rugby has handed a fine of an undisclosed amount to Saracens after the Premiership club failed to send any of their representatives for the launch event of the Champions Cup in Cardiff.
20 November 2019

Racing 92 begin Champions Cup with 30-10 win over defending champions Saracens

Racing 92 kick-started their European Champions Cup campaign with a 30-10 bonus point win over defending champions Saracens at Paris La Defense Arena on Sunday.
18 November 2019

Glasgow overcome Sale Sharks with 13-7 win

Glasgow Warriors overcome a late charge from Sale Sharks as they kick-started their European Champions Cup campaign with a 13-7 win over Sale Sharks at Scotstoun Stadium.
17 November 2019

Cooney helps Ulster to 16-17 win over Bath Rugby

John Cooney contributed with 12 points including the decisive penalty goal in the 71st minute as Ulster edged out Bath Rugby 16-17 in their European Rugby Champions Cup encounter at Recreation Ground on Saturday.
16 November 2019

European Champions Cup 2019/20 season Preview

As Europe's biggest rugby competition kicks-off on Friday, we take a look at how the teams are shaping ahead of the round one of the Heineken Champions Cup.
15 November 2019

Seb Negri Column: There is a lot of excitement to be back on the biggest stage in Europe

In his latest TRU column, Benetton and Italy’s Seb Negri reflects on the Rugby World Cup as well as his experience in Japan plus, he discusses the Pro14 and the upcoming European Champions Cup.
14 November 2019

EPCR left disappointed over absence of Saracens in competition launch

The European Professional Club Rugby expressed disappointment on Saracens' decision to not send any of their representatives for the launch of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments in Cardiff on Wednesday.
6 November 2019

Saracens to kick-start Champions Cup campaign against Racing 92

Three-time champions Saracens will begin their European Champions Cup title defence against Racing 92 on 17th November as the fixtures for the 2019/20 season were unveiled on Friday.
24 August 2019