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,...

Growing concerns over 2020-21 rugby season

2 weeks ago by Rugby World

The latest news regarding the European Cup, the Six Nations and the Lions tourUncertainty: Will Exeter and Toulouse play each other this weekend? (Getty Images)The latest news regarding the European Cup,...

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...

Sam Simmonds helps rusty Exeter beat Gloucester to maintain perfect start

1 month ago by The Guardian

Exeter 28-20 GloucesterSimmonds scores twice in second half to earn bonus pointExeter maintained a perfect start to the defence of their Gallagher Premiership crown despite a far from a perfect display...

Glasgow take aim at Exeter over Covid-19 protocol breaches

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Times reports that Glasgow Warriors are said to be sorting an official complaint to the organisers of the Champions Cup after Exeter Chiefs players and staff were supposedly indifferent to current...

Champions Cup | Team of the Week Round 2

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Round 2 of the tournament complete we look back at four games in the Champions Cup that were unable to be played. Of the four Toulouse v Exeter a fan favorite of the one they had ear marked to be...

Results decisions for cancelled Champions Cup matches

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the cancellation of the Champions Cup, Round 2 fixtures between Glasgow Warriors and Lyon, La Rochelle and Bath Rugby, and Toulouse and Exeter Chiefs, in the interests of the health and safety...

Harlequins v Racing 92 - change of kick-off time

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

EPCR have confirmed that the kick-off time of the Champions Cup, Round 2 match between Harlequins and Racing 92 at the Twickenham Stoop on Sunday (20 December) has been moved to 15.15 (UK) The new start...

Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of players and staff have covid

1 month ago by Rugby Dump

Exeter's second round European Champions Cup match against Toulouse has been cancelled as a result of a number of COVID-19 cases among the English side's players and staff.

Exeter defence of Champions Cup in serious doubt after Covid outbreak

1 month ago by The Guardian

Tournament organisers abandon Sunday’s clash with ToulouseGlasgow v Lyon also off as Scottish club’s players self-isolate Exeter’s defence of their Champions Cup crown has suffered a serious setback...