Challenge Cup

2020 - 2021

EPCR working on Club World Cup for rugby

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Outgoing EPCR chairperson Simon Halliday has confirmed that the organisers of the Champions Cup are working towards the organisation of a rugby Club World Cup.     "We are now working...

European competitions to resume in December

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As professional rugby in Europe begins to emerge from a hugely challenging period for clubs and fans alike, EPCR is currently finalising details of a new shareholder agreement including new and improved...

England centre to join Toulon

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Toulon are set to confirm 10 new signings for next season according to Midi Olympique.   The new signings are set to be revealed this week with Bath and England centre Jonathan Joseph among the...

One more season for Guilhem Guirado

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former France captain and Montpellier hooker Guilhem Guirado plans to retire at the end of next season.   The 74 test cap front-rower retired from international rugby after the Rugby World...

Why Nico Janse van Rensburg is one of the best selection calls from the Springboks

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Nienebar and Rassie Erasmus sprang a few surprises when naming the first Springbok since the Rugby World Cup in Japan.   The Springbok management team picked the entire Rugby World Cup-winning...

Bizarre: International referee linked to Montpellier coaching gig

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

In one of the most bizarre transfer rumours this year, Top 14 and International referee Alexandre Ruiz will hang up his whistle to join the coaching staff of Montpellier.   A report by Midi...

Leicester Tigers vs Montpellier (17-18) | French Edge Feisty Clash | Challenge Cup Final Highlights

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Excellent tries by Vincent Rattez and Johan Goosen prove crucial as Montpellier win the Challenge Cup for a second time in their history.