picture of 2018-19 Heineken Champions Cup

Dec 3-Apr 22, 2019
 

Fans in the Middle East and in North Africa can view one of rugby's crown jewels in the European Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup.

  1. Algerian Rugby Federation Now World Rugby Affiliate

    Algerian Rugby Federation Now World Rugby Affiliate

    May 22, 2019

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 22, 2019—The Algerian Rugby Federation, formed in 2015, has been accepted as an affiliate member of World Rugby.
  2. Vunipola Charge Carries Saracens To Euro Glory

    Vunipola Charge Carries Saracens To Euro Glory

    May 11, 2019

    A 67th minute try by England's controversial No. 8 Billy Vunipola earned Saracens a third European Champions Cup title in four years with a 20-10 win over Leinster on Saturday.
  3. Clermont Wins Challenge Cup, Makes Family History

    Clermont Wins Challenge Cup, Makes Family History

    May 10, 2019

    A first-half try by young France backline sensation Damian Penaud helped to create family history and a record-equalling third European Challenge Cup triumph for Clermont against Top 14 rivals La Rochelle on Friday.
  4. European Championships Catch World's Eye

    European Championships Catch World's Eye

    May 10, 2019

    The eyes of the rugby world are on Newcastle and the 2019 Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup finals as the northeast of England prepares for the greatest weekend in club rugby.
  5. Socino: Mostly A Great Year

    Socino: Mostly A Great Year

    May 9, 2019

    The weekend brought the expected outcome at the Guinness PRO14 quarterfinals, with the favorites winning their games.
  6. Saracens Attempt Champions Cup Send Off for David Strettle

    Saracens Attempt Champions Cup Send Off for David Strettle

    Apr 24, 2019

    On May 11th the Saracens look to hoist the Champions Cup over Leinster and send their retiring 35-year-old wing David Strettle riding off into the sunset a champion.
  7. Sexton Set For Saracens Battle As Leinster Reach Champions Cup Final

    Sexton Set For Saracens Battle As Leinster Reach Champions Cup Final

    Apr 22, 2019

    Fit-again captain Jonathan Sexton told Leinster to prepare for the "biggest battle of our careers" after guiding the Irish province into a European Champions Cup final against Saracens.
  8. Five Reasons To Watch The Champions Cup Semifinals

    Five Reasons To Watch The Champions Cup Semifinals

    Apr 19, 2019

    The buzz around any sports championship is greater when the blue bloods are in the playoffs.
  9. Socino: We Had An Opportunity

    Socino: We Had An Opportunity

    Apr 17, 2019

    As I had explained in my last column, after our quarterfinals loss against Munster in the European Cup, we did not have sufficient time to analyze what had happened, as we were soon facing the game against Ulster.
  10. Socino: Not Meant To Be

    Socino: Not Meant To Be

    Apr 1, 2019

    It wasn’t to be.