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Challenge Cup

2016 - 2017

Wednesday Morning Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

27-man Leinster squad selected for Canada trip     The Leinster Rugby travelling squad for Saturday's friendly against the Canadian Men's team has been named by head coach Leo Cullen.   Leinster...

Toulouse's 'incredible generation' delights Mola

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After Toulouse beat Clermont Auvergne to win the Top 14 title for the 20th time, Ugo Mola paid tribute to his players.     Toulouse coach Ugo Mola lauded the club's "incredible generation"...

Solomons extends Worcester stay

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warriors Director of Rugby Alan Solomons has committed himself to the club until the end of the 2021/22 season.   Solomons’ existing contract was set to expire at the end of next season but...

The Kings sign flyhalf Catrakilis

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins fly-half Demetri Catrakilis will leave the Club to return to South Africa to join Pro 14 side the Southern Kings.   Nicknamed “The Greek God”, Demetri Catrakilis, returns...

Double-chasing Clermont set up Top 14 final with Toulouse

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne will face Toulouse in the Top 14 final after an emphatic 33-13 defeat of Lyon in Bordeaux on Sunday.   Les Jaunards kept their double hopes alive a month after lifting the European...

Rory Burke joins Connacht from Nottingham

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Burke was previously capped for Munster in the Pro14 championship before joining Nottingham in 2017. The 25 year old has gone on to feature prominently for the championship side. At international level,...

Dragons confirm Dean Ryan as their Director of Rugby

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dragons Rugby have today announced the appointment of Dean Ryan as Director of Dragons Rugby.   The 52-year-old will take up his new role this summer from the RFU, where he has been Head of International...

Monday Morning Round Up

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Parra to miss Clermont's Top 14 run-in     Morgan Parra has confirmed he will miss the rest of Clermont Auvergne's season with an ankle injury.   The 30-year-old was injured in...

Parra to miss Clermont's Top 14 run-in

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Morgan Parra was injured in Clermont Auvergne's European Challenge Cup final triumph and will play no further part in his club's season.       Morgan Parra has confirmed he will miss...

Ruthless Clermont win record-equalling third Challenge Cup

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont Auvergne outscored La Rochelle by three tries to one to win their first European trophy for 12 years.     Greig Laidlaw came off the bench to produce a kicking masterclass as...