Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup teams confirmed

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With the final round of Gallagher Premiership fixtures complete, the confirmed line-ups of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup are finalised. Robert Rees brings you all you need to know about the one-off campaign ahead. Heineken Champions Cup sides confirmed There are going 24 teams that make up the top tier tournament for the […] READ MORE


Top14 and all French rugby banned until September

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Top14 rugby and French legs of the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge quarter finals are in major doubts following the news that French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has banned all sporting events until September. There are also plans to keep crowds from events until January. Season unlikely to be finished It’s back to the drawing […] READ MORE


EPCR speak out on ‘Club World Cup’ proposal

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The news broke on Monday morning of discussions regarding a Club World Cup in the place of the current European competitions. EPCR have since given a statement on the current state of affairs.  Robert Rees brings you the latest on the proposal. Club World Cup proposal Much like football, there is a want from some […] READ MORE


RFU and Premiership Rugby suspends all rugby

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The RFU has suspended all rugby activity in England along with Premiership Rugby who have called a cease in action for at least five weeks. Premiership suspended for five weeks A Premiership Rugby statement read; “We are sorry to tell our fans that we will be postponing our season for five weeks, in line with […] READ MORE


EPCR Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter finals postponed

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The Board of European Professional Club Rugby has decided that this season’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final matches will not now be played on the scheduled dates of 3/4/5 April. Champions Cup postponed along with European Challenge Cup Amid growing public health concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the decision was taken during […] READ MORE


EPCR ready to complete Champions and Challenge Cup quarter finals amid Coronavirus fears

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EPCR – the governing body of European rugby – have today announced their plans to continue with the Champions and Challenge Cup quarter finals as scheduled.   Challenge Cup and Champions Cup to go ahead Following the cancellations of Six Nations games among other sporting events EPCR has today announced that they plan to go […] READ MORE