European Champions Cup

Exeter Chiefs maintain winning streak in Champions Cup after edging out Sale Sharks 20-22

Exeter Chiefs maintained their winning streak in the ongoing Heineken Champions Cup as they edged out Premiership rivals Sale Sharks 20-22 at AJ Bell Stadium on Sunday.
9 December 2019

Gloucester register first win in Champions Cup after beating Connacht 26-17

Gloucester Rugby have revived their Champions Cup hopes as they registered a 26-17 win over Connacht at Kingsholm Stadium on Sunday.
9 December 2019

Cooney helps Ulster to 25-24 win over Harlequins

John Cooney kicked the decisive penalty in the closing stage allowing Ulster to edge out Harlequins with a 25-24 margin at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday.
9 December 2019

Munster hold off Saracens with 10-3 win at Thomond Park

Peter O'Mahony scored the only try in the game as Munster edged out Saracens 10-3 in the third round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Thomond Park.
9 December 2019

Seven-try Leinster beat Northampton Saints 16-43

Leinster ran a seven-try riot as they went on to beat Northampton Saints 16-43 in the third round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday.
8 December 2019

Bath's struggle continues in Champions Cup as they succumb to 17-34 defeat to Clermont

Clermont Auvergne came up with a dominating second half as they defeated Bath Rugby 17-34 in the third round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Recreation Ground.
7 December 2019

Josh Beaumont Column: You start to understand how much you miss playing the game

In his latest column for Talking Rugby Union, Josh Beaumont reflects on his unfortunate long-term injury, Sale’s Premiership & Champions Cup form + he looks at Exeter’s visit to the AJ Bell as well as two teams close to his heart…
6 December 2019

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