ERCC XV team of the season

The inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup is now done and dusted, with Toulon emerging victorious after a fantastic seven-month spectacle of rugby.
5 May 2015

Giteau hails "exciting" rule change

Matt Giteau has hailed the "very exciting" player rule change that could see him revive his Australia Test career at the age of 32 and be a potential World Cup thorn in England's side.
5 May 2015

European trophy treble for Toulon

Toulon made rugby union history at Twickenham as they clinched a hat-trick of European titles by defeating fellow French heavyweights Clermont Auvergne 24-18 in the Champions Cup final.
3 May 2015

Mitchell champions O'Connell move

Ireland captain Paul O'Connell would be "an invaluable addition" to Toulon, according to Australia wing Drew Mitchell.
29 April 2015

Toulon taken all the way by Leinster

Toulon needed extra time to beat Leinster 25-20 in a compelling European Champions Cup semi-final and make it through to a third consecutive European final.
19 April 2015

European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter Finals XV

Clermont were simply glorious; Leinster were brutally efficient. Saracens were powerful and clutch, whilst Toulon, believe it or not, were a tad lucky.
7 April 2015

European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final previews

After a long break for the Six Nations, the European Rugby Champions Cup is back. Read on for our previews and predictions on each of the quarter-finals and let us know who you think will be making it through to semi-finals.
3 April 2015

Habana backs Tuilagi at number 12

Manu Tuilagi could forge an "impressive" World Cup midfield with George Ford and Jonathan Joseph for England, according to South Africa star Bryan Habana.
31 March 2015

Armitage in police custody

Steffon Armitage is being held in custody at a French police station, his club Toulon have confirmed.
29 January 2015

Cipriani 'very close' to Sale deal

Sale expect Danny Cipriani to ignore the possibility of a move to Toulon and sign a new contract with them within days.
24 January 2015

Armitage treble wounds Ulster

Steffon Armitage scored a hat-trick as Toulon secured top spot in Champions Cup Pool 3 with a game to spare thanks to a 60-22 bonus-point win over Ulster.
17 January 2015

Verdict delayed on Armitage appeal

Toulon full-back Delon Armitage must wait until Friday to discover the outcome of his appeal against the 12-week ban issued for using abusive language after his hearing was adjourned.
9 January 2015

Armitage appeals against suspension

Toulon's Delon Armitage has appealed against the 12-week suspension he was recently handed for directing abusive language at Leicester Tigers fans.
31 December 2014

12-week ban for Delon

Toulon full-back Delon Armitage has been suspended for 12 weeks following a misconduct complaint lodged against him after his club's match against Leicester, European Professional Club Rugby has announced.
18 December 2014

Scrutiny over Castrogiovanni's outburst

Martin Castrogiovanni's expletive-ridden tirade after Toulon's defeat by Leicester on Sunday night is to be investigated, Champions Cup organisers have announced.
9 December 2014

Castrogiovanni speaks his mind about Cockerill

Leicester boss Richard Cockerill refused to be drawn into a war of words on Sunday night following an astonishing verbal outburst by ex-Tigers prop Martin Castrogiovanni after the Italian's Toulon side suffered a 25-21 European Champions Cup defeat at Welford Road.
8 December 2014

Armitage still has the desire to play for England

Steffon Armitage still has a burning ambition to play for England again and believes he is "100 per cent a better player" than when he last represented the Red Rose.
21 November 2014

French teams pick up away wins

There were away wins for Toulon and Toulouse over Ulster and Bath respectively in the day's early European Champions Cup clashes.
25 October 2014

Armitage set to stay at Toulon

Steffon Armitage's proposed move to Bath from Toulon looks to be off after he was named in the French side's squad for their opening European Champions Cup match.
16 October 2014

Armitage's Bath move off, says Ford

Bath head coach Mike Ford says Steffon Armitage is unlikely to join the club as negotiations between the two parties have stalled.
14 October 2014