Challenge Cup

2022 - 2023

Match Preview: Ulster Rugby Vs Cardiff Rugby

2 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

A changed front row from last week’s EPCR Challenge Cup game in Clermont sees Eric O’Sullivan, Tom Stewart and Scott Wilson get the nodand Taulupe Faletau returns from injury to be named...

Meet Richie Murphy - the new man at the helm of Ulster

12 minutes ago by Ultimate Rugby

For new Ulster Rugby boss Richie Murphy, coaching is very much a vocation. It can mean long hours and plenty of pressure, but he wouldn’t rather be making a living any other way. Murphy has been...

Log positions key as the URC returns to action

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Securing the best possible positions on the log will be the main driving force when the United Rugby Championship returns to action this weekend as the pressure mounts with only five rounds remaining before...

Ulster issue worrying injury update

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ulster Rugby Medical Performance team has issued a squad update ahead of this Friday’s BKT United Rugby Championship Round 14 fixture against Cardiff Rugby at Kingspan Stadium. Ulster...

EPCR Challenge Cup semi-final matchups and details confirmed

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The EPCR Challenge Cup semi-final matches have been set after a thrilling set of quarter-final games. Benetton Rugby reached a second semi-final in a row with victory over Connacht Rugby,...

Gloucester are through to the Challenge Cup semi-finals

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Full-back Santiago Carreras kicked six penalties as he led Gloucester Rugby to a 23-13 win over Ospreys in their EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final. Both clubs struggled to get their back-lines...

Connacht squad named for Challenge Cup meeting with Benetton

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Pete Wilkins has named his side for Sunday's EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final against Benetton in Treviso. There are four changes from the side that beat Pau last week - with three of them due to...

Sharks ready for EPCR qaurter-final

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Hollywoodbets Sharks take a strong, settled and successful side into Saturday’s EPCR Challenge Cup quarter-final against Edinburgh at Hollywoodbets Kings Park. Continuity is the name of the...

Ospreys Name Team To Face Gloucester In EPCR Challenge Quarter-Final

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Ospreys have named their squad to face Gloucester in the Quarter-final of the EPCR Challenge Cup. The game will take place at the Kingsholm Stadium and is kicking off on Friday 12th April...

Gloucester Rugby team for Challenge Cup quarter-final

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cherry & Whites side to take on Ospreys at Kingsholm tomorrow in the Challenge Cup quarter-final has been named. Fresh from making his 100th appearance from the bench last weekend, Jamal Ford-Robinson...