European Champions Cup

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

Exeter Chiefs complete double over Sale Sharks

Exeter Chiefs inched closer in securing the quarter-finals berth in the ongoing Heineken Champions Cup after they defeated Sale Sharks 35-10 at Sandy Park on Sunday.
16 December 2019

Leinster trounce Northampton Saints 50-21 to book quarter-finals berth

Garry Ringrose scored a hat-trick as Leinster ran a seven-try riot to trounce Northampton Saints 50-21 in their Heineken Champions Cup clash at Aviva Stadium.
16 December 2019

Saracens settle scores with Munster to keep Champions Cup hope alive

Saracens have kept their hope of defending the European Champions Cup alive as they earned a 15-6 win over Munster in the fourth round at Allianz Park on Saturday.
15 December 2019

Connacht bounce back in Champions Cup with 27-24 win over Gloucester

Robin Copeland scored the decisive try in the final minute as Connacht registered a 27-24 win over Gloucester Rugby to keep their hopes alive in the ongoing Heineken Champions Cup.
15 December 2019

Ulster's 34-10 win ends Harlequins' Champions Cup hopes

John Cooney contributed with 19 points as Ulster completed a 10-34 win over Harlequins in the fourth round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Twickenham Stoop on Friday.
14 December 2019

Racing 92 maintain unbeaten streak with 40-27 win over Ospreys

Racing 92 maintained their unbeaten run in the ongoing European Champions Cup as the went on to complete a double over Ospreys with a 40-27 victory at Paris La Defense Arena on Friday.
14 December 2019

Munster's Arno Botha cops three-week ban

Munster loosehead prop has been banned for three-weeks following an independent disciplinary hearing held on Wednesday.
12 December 2019

Ospreys fullback Dan Evans suspended for four weeks

Ospreys fullback Dan Evans has been banned for four weeks following his red-card incident in the recently concluded Champions Cup encounter against Racing 92.
12 December 2019

Rob Baxter wants Exeter Chiefs to guard against complacency despite impressive start in Champions Cup

Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter wants his side to guard against complacency despite registering their third consecutive win in the ongoing season of the Heineken Champions Cup.
10 December 2019

Johnny Sexton ruled out of Leinster's Champions Cup game against Northampton Saints

Leinster will miss the services of Ireland international Johnny Sexton in the upcoming Heineken Champions cup game against Northampton Saints at Aviva Stadium following a knee injury.
9 December 2019