Champions Cup

Sexton chief points-scorer after haul in final defeat

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Johnny Sexton finished this season’s Heineken Champions Cup as the leading points-scorer as he racked up 18 of Leinster Rugby’s 21 points in their final defeat to Stade Rochelais. Below,...

Class of 2022: Retiring Players XV

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2021/22 season is drawing to a close which means several players will be bringing their careers to an end.   We take a look at these players in the form of XV.   1. Rhys...

Maiden European meeting for Racing and Stade Rochelais

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 face TOP 14 rivals Stade Rochelais for the first time in the Heineken Champions Cup when they meet in the semi-finals at Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens on Sunday.     Neither...

Team News: Racing 92 and La Rochelle receive midfield boost

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 and La Rochelle have announced their teams for the all-French Champions Cup semi-final on Sunday at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis.   Racing 92 have made five changes to their starting XV...

Spring wins Champions Try of the Round

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Max Spring’s score in the final play of Racing 92’s 41-22 home victory over Sale Sharks last Sunday is the winner of the Champions Try of the Round for the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals.   A...

Russell predicts ‘even harder’ semi-final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 fly-half Finn Russell believes their Heineken Champions Cup semi-final with Stade Rochelais on Sunday will probably be “even harder” than their hard-fought quarter-final against...

Finn Russell leads charge as Racing 92 dismantle Sale

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Racing 92 secured passage to the Champions Cup semi-finals after a 41-22 home win over the Sale Sharks.   Sale missed an early penalty, with Racing slotting two kicks at goal to lead 6-0. Sale got...

Champions Cup: QF highlights ahead of the semis

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A thrilling quarter-final round in the Champions Cup grabbed the attention of Europe this weekend as the semi-finals take on a distinctly Franco-Irish look.    A titanic struggle at the Aviva...

Two key players return for Sale Sharks' Champions Cup quarter-final

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sale Sharks have been boosted by two returning stars ahead of their trip to Paris where they face Racing 92 in the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup (Kick-Off 3pm BST – Live on BT Sport,...