European Champions Cup

Second round European games between French and UK clubs postponed

The second round clashes in the ongoing European competitions between French and British teams this weekend have been postponed due to Covid-19 restrictions.
17 December 2021

Heineken Champions Cup clash between Montpellier and Leinster cancelled due to Covid-19

The Heineken Champions Cup clash between Leinster and Montpellier becomes the latest fixture to be called off due to a Covid-19 outbreak.
17 December 2021

PlayStation expert to expert playmaker: Ali Price’s mindset shift

Price admits his routine during the first lockdown consisted of gaming and sleeping all day, but the British and Irish Lion was able to "sort himself out" and take his career to the next level.
17 December 2021

Leinster report additional positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Montpellier clash

Leinster have revealed that more positive Covid-19 cases have been reported in the latest round of testing.
15 December 2021

Ireland international Joey Carbery sidelined with a fractured elbow

Ireland and Munster fly-half Joey Carbery is set to be spending time on the sidelines following his latest injury setback.
15 December 2021

Leinster suspend training as they await results of latest round of Covid-19 tests

Leinster Rugby have postponed their training as they await the results from the latest round of Covid-19 testing.
14 December 2021

Match Centre: Castres Olympique 18-20 Harlequins

Harlequins managed to survive a late try from Martin Laveau as they sealed a thrilling 20-18 win over Castres in the Heineken Champions Cup clash at Stade Pierre Fabre on Sunday.
13 December 2021

Match Centre: Ospreys 13-21 Sale Sharks

Sale Sharks managed to overcome yellow cards to Lood De Jager and Ben Curry as they edged out Ospreys 21-13 in the opening game of the Heineken Champions Cup in Swansea on Sunday.
13 December 2021

Munster beat Wasps 14-35 following Covid-marred preparation for both teams

Despite both teams having had a Covid-raged leadup to this game, it was Munster who walked away from their Champions Cup opener with a 14-35 win over Wasps at the Coventry Building Society Arena.
12 December 2021

Wasps forced into changes after positive Covid-19 cases

Wasps have been forced into making changes ahead of the Heineken Champions Cup opener against Munster due to positive Covid-19 cases in the Premiership club's squad.
12 December 2021

Match Centre: Exeter Chiefs 42-6 Montpellier

Jonny Gray scored a hat-trick as Exeter Chiefs went on to trounce Montpellier 42-6 in the Heineken Champions Cup opener at Sandy Park on Saturday.
12 December 2021

Match Centre: Leinster Rugby 45-20 Bath Rugby

Leinster scored seven tries as they defeated Bath Rugby 45-20 in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
11 December 2021

Match Centre: Bordeaux Begles 13-16 Leicester Tigers

George Ford contributed with 11 points as Leicester Tigers edged out Bordeaux Begles 16-13 in the Heineken Champions Cup campaign at Stade Chaban-Delmas on Saturday.
11 December 2021

Match Centre: Northampton Saints 14-45 Racing 92

Wenceslas Lauret scored a hat-trick as Racing 92 kick-started their Heineken Champions Cup campaign with a 45-14 victory at cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.
11 December 2021

Bath preparing for Leinster clash like a 'Test match' - Charlie Ewels

Bath Rugby skipper Charlie Ewels insisted that his side is preparing for the Heineken Champions Cup opener clash against Leinster like an international game.
9 December 2021

Exclusive: Harlequins’ Jack Kenningham on uni rugby, crowds and Europe

Ahead of his Champions Cup bow against Castres, Harlequins’ flanker Jack Kenningham spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about his rise to the top, time at the University of Bath and the joy of playing in front of fans.
9 December 2021

Cardiff add seven players to squad ahead of Champions Cup opener against Stade Toulousain

Cardiff Rugby have added seven more players to the squad ahead of the Heineken Champions Cup opener against Stade Toulousain to be played at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday.
9 December 2021

Munster suffer another Covid setback ahead of Heineken Champions Cup opener against Wasps

Munster have suffered another setback ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup opener against Wasps following new Covid-19 cases.
9 December 2021

Scarlets forfeit Champions Cup game against Bristol Bears

Scarlets have forfeited their opening game of the Heineken Champions Cup against Bristol Bears due to Covid-19 crisis.
7 December 2021

Chris Boyd wants Northampton Saints to capitalise on home advantage

Northampton Saints director of rugby Chris Boyd is hoping to capitalise on the home advantage as they face French club Racing 92 in the opening game of the Heineken Champions Cup at cinch Stadium at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.
6 December 2021