European Champions Cup

Match Report: Bristol Bears 38-51 Clermont Auvergne

Kotaro Matsushima scored a hat-trick as Clermont Auvergne defeated Bristol Bears 51-38 in the Heineken Champions Cup opener at Ashton Gate.
13 December 2020

Match Report: Northampton Saints 12-16 Bordeaux Begles

Santiago Cordero scored the decisive try in the 73rd minute as Bordeaux Begles kick-started their Heineken Champions Cup campaign with a 12-16 win at Franklin's Gardens.
12 December 2020

Sexton on bench, Ross Byrne starts for Leinster against Montpellier

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has overcome a dead leg injury to make a return to Leinster's matchday 23 in their upcoming Heineken Champions Cup opener against Montpellier.
11 December 2020

Mike Haley: ‘We understand everything that comes with European rugby and Munster’

Mike Haley and Munster are enjoying their rugby at the moment but now the two-time Champions Cup winners are aiming to carry their exceptional Pro14 form into another European campaign.
11 December 2020

Without Steve Diamond, can Sale Sharks continue to shine?

With Steve Diamond’s abrupt exit from Sale taking everyone by surprise, will his departure destabilise the Sharks’ progress?
11 December 2020

Leinster's Johnny Sexton to miss Champions Cup opener against Montpellier

Leinster is likely to miss the services of Johnny Sexton in the Heineken Champions Cup opener against Montpellier following an injury.
11 December 2020

Lawrence Dallaglio exclusive: Exeter are in the groove but the French sides will come again

With three successive bonus-point victories secured in the Gallagher Premiership, Exeter Chiefs will begin their defence of the Heineken Champions Cup on Sunday.
10 December 2020

Previewing the Heineken Champions Cup - Can Exeter retain their crown?

The Heineken Champions Cup will have a new format this year and Exeter Chiefs will be the favourites to keep hold of their European title.
7 December 2020

European Champions Cup draw for 20201/21 season unveiled

Defending champions Exeter Chiefs will face Glasgow Warriors and Toulouse in the group stage as EPCR unveiled the draws for the 2020/21 season of European Champions Cup.
29 October 2020

Sam Simmonds wins the European Player of the Year Award

Exeter Chiefs forward Sam Simmonds has been named the European Player of the Year following his impressive performances this season.
18 October 2020

Highlights: Heineken Champions Cup Final - Exeter Chiefs 31-27 Racing 92

Exeter Chiefs managed to hold off Racing 92 with a 31-27 win in the final as they clinched the Heineken Champions Cup for the first time.
18 October 2020

Match Report: Exeter Chiefs edge out Racing 92 31-27 in Champions Cup final

Exeter Chiefs held off a fightback from Racing 92 as they registered a 31-27 win in the final at Ashton Gate to clinch the Heineken Champions Cup.
17 October 2020

Finn Russell: Everyone is driven to try and win the Champions Cup

Ahead of the Champions Cup Final, TRU heard from Scotland and Racing 92 fly-half Finn Russell as he prepares to take on Exeter Chiefs on Saturday afternoon.
16 October 2020

The rise of Joe Simmonds: The Exeter fly-half hoping to lead the Chiefs to glory

TRU has spoken to some of the the fly-half's former players and coaches about his rise to the top of club rugby as Exeter Chiefs target a double winning season.
16 October 2020

Racing 92 cleared to play Heineken Champions Cup final against Exeter Chiefs

The Heineken Champions Cup final between Racing 92 and Exeter Chiefs will go as per the schedule after the French side had no positive Covid-19 results in the latest round of testing.
16 October 2020

Nine positive cases for Covid-19 in Racing 92 ahead of Champions Cup final

Racing 92's preparation for the Heineken Champions Cup clash against Exeter Chiefs to be played on 17th October at Ashton Gate has been dealt a blow with the French club confirming nine positive cases in the camp.
2 October 2020

Five players shortlisted for EPCR European Player of the Year award

Five players have been shortlisted for the EPCR European Player of the Year award.
30 September 2020

Billy Vunipola proud of Saracens despite Champions Cup semi-final exit

Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola said he is proud of the club's effort despite losing the Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Racing 92 at Paris La Defense Arena last weekend.
28 September 2020

Video Highlights: Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals

The quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup saw Racing 92 edge out Saracens and Exeter Chiefs outplaying Toulouse. Here are the highlights from the clashes.
28 September 2020

'End of an era' - Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall admitted that it was an end of era following their defeat in the semi-final of the Heineken Champions Cup against Racing 92.
27 September 2020