European Champions Cup

Jono Gibbes proud of La Rochelle's effort despite defeat to Toulouse in Champions Cup final

La Rochelle director of rugby Jono Gibbes said he was proud of the team's effort despite losing the Heineken Champions Cup final to Toulouse at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday.
23 May 2021

Antoine Dupont named EPCR European Player of the Year

France and Toulouse scrum-half Antoine Dupont was named the EPCR European Player of the Year after guiding his club to a fifth Champions Cup title.
23 May 2021

Toulouse edge out La Rochelle 22-17 to claim fifth European Champions Cup title

Romain Ntamack contributed with 17 points as Toulouse edged out La Rochelle with a five-point margin at Twickenham Stadium to claim the Heineken Champions Cup.
23 May 2021

Cheslin Kolbe Interview: I have so much respect for everyone at Toulouse for what they have done for me

The World Cup winner talks about his time with Toulouse, the possibility of representing the Springboks against the Lions and starting a new dynasty with one of Europe’s most decorated clubs.
22 May 2021

Will Skelton: "We are not just playing out there for us - We are playing for our fans, families and friends”

Ahead of La Rochelle’s Champions Cup Final encounter with Toulouse at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon, Will Skelton spoke about life with one of France’s fastest-growing clubs.
21 May 2021

Match Centre: La Rochelle 32-23 Leinster

Ihaia West contributed with 22 points as La Rochelle went on to defeat Leinster 32-23 in the semi-final of the Heineken Champions Cup at Stade Marcel-Deflandre on Sunday.
2 May 2021

Match Centre: Toulouse 21-9 Bordeaux Begles

Toulouse have progressed to the final of the Heineken Champions Cup for the first time since 2010 as they defeated Bordeaux Begles 21-9 in the semi-final at Stade Ernest Wallon.
2 May 2021

Why something 'special' is happening in La Rochelle this season

Ahead of their first ever Champions Cup semi-final against Leinster on Sunday afternoon, Jono Gibbes and Victor Vito spoke about a historic clash for La Rochelle.
1 May 2021

Twickenham Stadium to host Champions and Challenge Cup finals

The finals of the Heineken Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup this season will be played at Twickenham Stadium.
30 April 2021

Leinster's experience against La Rochelle's flair - Who will come out on top?

Ahead of their Champions Cup semi-final against La Rochelle on Sunday, Leinster’s Robin McBryde, Devin Toner and Ronan Kelleher discussed what will be a tricky encounter in France.
28 April 2021

Rory Best backing Ulster and Leinster to reach Euro finals

The former Ireland international thinks it is important for Ulster to win the Challenge Cup this season whilst he also gives us an insight into the mind of Ronan O'Gara as La Rochelle face Leinster in the Champions Cup.
28 April 2021

Leinster to be without Johnny Sexton for Champions Cup semi-final against La Rochelle

Leinster have been dealt a major blow ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against La Rochelle on Sunday after skipper Johnny Sexton ruled out of the encounter.
28 April 2021

Shoulder injury sidelines Camille Lopez for a month

Clermont Auvergne have been dealt an injury blow with France fly-half Camille Lopez sidelined for a month following a shoulder injury.
13 April 2021

Match Centre: Clermont Auvergne 12-21 Toulouse

Romain Ntamack kicked five second half penalties as Toulouse came from behind to beat Clermont 21-12 in the quarter-final of the Heineken Champions Cup at Stade Marcel-Michelin.
12 April 2021

Match Centre: Bordeaux Begles 24-21 Racing 92

Matthieu Jalibert kicked all 24 points as Bordeaux Begles edged out Racing 92 in the quarter-final of the Heineken Champions Cup at Stade Chaban-Delmas on Sunday.
12 April 2021

Match Centre: Exeter Chiefs 22-31 Leinster

Defending champions Exeter Chiefs' hope of retaining the Heineken Champions Cup title comes to an end following a 22-31 defeat to Leinster in the quarter-final at Sandy Park.
11 April 2021

Match Centre: La Rochelle 45-21 Sale Sharks

Raymond Rhule and Geoffrey Doumayrou scored two tries apiece as La Rochelle knocked Sale Sharks out of Heineken Champions Cup with a 45-21 win in the quarter-final at Stade Marcel-Deflandre.
11 April 2021

Scott Higginbotham Exclusive: “It is a great opportunity to create some history”

As he and his Union Bordeaux Bègles teammates prepare for a Champions Cup quarter-final against Racing 92, former Wallaby Scott Higginbotham spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey.
10 April 2021

Charlie Faumuina Exclusive: "We will try to get to that final and win the thing”

Success is something which Charlie Faumuina knows all about and the former All Black and World Cup winning prop spoke to Joe Harvey ahead of Toulouse's Champions Cup quarter-final showdown with Clermont.
9 April 2021

Josh Beaumont Column: Taking our defence to another level will be key in La Rochelle

In his latest TRU column, Sale’s Josh Beaumont discusses the Sharks’ excellent recent form, the club’s impressive youngsters and the chance to reach the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals.
9 April 2021