European Champions Cup

Match Centre: Sharks 39-31 Harlequins

Sharks successfully managed to overcome Harlequins as they sealed a 39-31 victory in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Hollywoodbets Kings Park.
10 December 2022

Match Centre: London Irish 27-32 Montpellier

Montpellier capitalised on a red card to Agustin Creevy as they defeated a 14-man London Irish 32-27 in the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup at Gtech Community Stadium on Friday.
10 December 2022

Borthwick putting Leicester Tigers first amid England head coach links

Linked to the vacant England head coaching role, Leicester Tigers boss Steve Borthwick maintains that he is focussing on his current duties ahead of the opening round of the Heineken Champions Cup.
9 December 2022

2022/23 Heineken Champions Cup Preview

Ahead of the new Heineken Champions Cup season getting underway, TRU’s Joe Harvey has taken a look at the restructured competition, with South African teams involved, the English involvement and favourites all picked out.
9 December 2022

Exclusive – Edinburgh lock Sam Skinner on how BUCS rugby Exeter University shaped his career

Having had his career launched at the University of Exeter, Edinburgh and Scotland lock forward Sam Skinner spoke to TRU’s Joe Harvey about why playing BUCS rugby was integral to his development, the growth of the university game and his move north of the border.
7 December 2022

George Ford – Sale Sharks fly-half on Eddie Jones, attack & his return

Injured Sale Sharks fly-half George Ford says that it is not in the players’ ‘remit or responsibility’ to influence the future of England head coach Eddie Jones following a disappointing Autumn Nations Series campaign.
30 November 2022

Brad Davis Exclusive: ‘Every week is an important week in the Premiership’

London Irish begun their season with a 45-14 victory over Worcester Warriors and assistant coach Brad Davis spoke about how his side have reflected on last term and are now looking to move forward in this campaign.
13 September 2022

Fixtures for European Champions and Challenge Cups announced

The fixtures for the 2022/23 season of the Heineken Champions Cup has been unveiled with La Rochelle and Northampton Saints locking horns against each other in the opening round.
21 July 2022

Draws for European Champions and Challenge Cups unveiled

The European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) organisers have unveiled the Pools for the 2022/23 season at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Tuesday.
28 June 2022

Clubs from South Africa to be part of European competitions from 2022/23 season

The European Professional Club Rugby has confirmed that the South African clubs will be competing in the European Champions and Challenge Cup competitions from the 2022/23 season.
2 June 2022

'Fans deserve it almost more than we do' - La Rochelle captain Gregory Alldritt

La Rochelle skipper Gregory Alldritt gave credit to the club's supporters as they completed their maiden Heineken Champions Cup triumph following a 24-21 win over Leinster in the final at the Stade Velodrome in Marseille on Saturday.
29 May 2022

Josh van der Flier wins European Player of the Year award

Leinster wing Josh van der Flier has been named the EPCR European Player of the Year 2022 following an outstanding season.
29 May 2022

Ronan O'Gara proud of La Rochelle's Champions Cup triumph

La Rochelle head coach Ronan O'Gara said the Heineken Champions Cup triumph will be 'a great starting point for the club'.
29 May 2022

La Rochelle edge out Leinster 24-21 to claim Heineken Champions Cup

Arthur Retiere scored a last gasp try as La Rochelle edged out Leinster Rugby 24-21 in the final at Stade Velodrome to clinch the Heineken Champions Cup.
29 May 2022

Ronan O’Gara: “I am fascinated to see how we go against Leinster”

Ahead of the Champions Cup final in Marseilles, Stade Rochelais head coach, Ronan O’Gara, spoke about the clash with Leinster, Johnny Sexton and competing on all fronts this season.
27 May 2022

Leinster name unchanged matchday squad for Heineken Champions Cup final against La Rochelle

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named an unchanged matchday squad for the Heineken Champions Cup final against La Rochelle to be played in Marseille on Saturday.
27 May 2022

Brian O’Driscoll Interview: How to deal with the pressure of a European final and why ROG v Sexton adds extra spice

The Ireland legend talks TRU through the emotions of preparing and playing in a Heineken Champions Cup final + he explains why the Ronan O’Gara/Jonny Sexton ‘rivalry’ offers an extra dimension to Saturday’s showdown.
26 May 2022

Sean O'Brien Interview: Why coaching in National One has been very rewarding

The curtain came down on the playing career of the multiple European Cup winner last weekend and coaching might be a route which O'Brien selects for the next stage of his life.
25 May 2022

Stuart Lancaster optimistic about fitness of Tadhg Furlong and James Lowe

Leinster senior coach Stuart Lancaster said he is optimistic of the chances of Tadhg Furlong and James Lowe featuring in the upcoming Heineken Champions Cup final against La Rochelle to be played at Stade Velodrome on Saturday.
24 May 2022

Finals of 2023 European Champions and Challenge Cup shifted to Aviva Stadium

Aviva Stadium will be hosting the finals of the 2023 edition of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup as confirmed by the European Professional Club Rugby.
19 May 2022