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Challenge Cup

2020 - 2021

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup final group stage-games scrapped

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Premiership Rugby chief executive Darren Childs has confirmed that the remaining Champions Cup and Challenge Cup pools stage matches have now been abandoned.   This comes after the French...

Report: Challenge and Champions Cup competitions to abandon group stages

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The makeup of the Challenge and Champions Cup is set for a radical shake-up with the group stages poised to be abandoned, according to a report by The Guardian.   According to The Guardian,...

Gabriel Ibitoye linked with a move away from Agen

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

A promising talent that shone the Premiership for Harlequins as well as for the England u20s, Gabriel Ibitoye has been linked with a move away from Agen.   The 22-year-old has scored two tries for...

Champions and Challenge Cup set to be postponed - report

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions and Challenge Cup is set to be suspended for the next two weekends after a decision from the French government to prevent Top 14 clubs from taking part in the cross-border competition.       According...

Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Rounds 3 and 4 Referee Appointments

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Nika Amashukeli of Georgia will make his debut as a Champions Cup referee when he takes charge of the Round 3 fixture between Pool B joint-leaders, Racing 92, and Harlequins at Paris La Défense...

Sport to continue in England

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Professional sport in England can continue behind closed doors, despite a new national lockdown announced by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.    After the national lockdown was announced last...

Bayonne won't play in the Challenge Cup other TOP14 consider boycott

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Champions and Challenge Cup is under threat with the French clubs considering a boycott.    Bayonne have confirmed that as it stands, the club will not play the two Challenge Cup matches...

Piutau and Morahan back for Newcastle's visit to Ashton Gate

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The only Premiership match on the first day of 2021 sees Bristol Bears host the high flying Newcastle Falcons at Ashton Gate.   Pat Lam's Bears have won a hattrick of Premiership matches since their...

Newcastle Falcons down Castres

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Newcastle Falcons claimed their fourth win from five games to start their season as they fronted up in France on Friday night.   The Falcon's depth was tested and produced an ambitious attacking...