The Investec Champions Cup begins Dec. 8 across Europe and South Africa as 24 of some of the best rugby clubs in the world compete for the European championship.
The road to Tottenham HotSpur Stadium begins Dec. 8.
While international rugby ruled the scene across France over the past couple of months, the country’s domestic league was eagerly anticipating its own return after an extended break for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
It feels like it was only yesterday that Toulouse was lifting the Top 14 trophy at a packed Stade de France.
The first key step in preparation for the 2023-2024 EPCR season was taken Wednesday, when the pool draws for the Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup were staged at the superbly appointed Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Bristol Bears Director of Rugby Pat Lam noted that his team will come up against some “familiar faces” in next season’s Champions Cup after an “exciting draw” on Wednesday.
Racing 92 and Union Bordeaux-Bègles, who will be competing in next season’s Heineken Champions Cup, both progressed to the TOP 14 semifinals over the weekend.
Twenty-Six rounds of blood, sweat and grit have come down to this. Fourteen have become six, and it’s now winner takes all.
After 25 gruelling weeks of French club rugby, we finally arrive at the end of the Top 14 regular season.
Amidst the fanfare for France’s hard-fought Six Nations win against Scotland, fans also were given another showcase of Top 14 rugby to savor this weekend.
As international rugby entered its rest week, attention redirected to league rugby. In particular, the restart of the Top 14.
The Heineken Champions Cup is facing a major overhaul which could come as early as next season according to reports published by The Telegraph.
All three South African teams competing in the Heineken Champions Cup have qualified for the last 16 at the first time of asking.
Six Nations squads revealed, a controversial new tackle rule and an international arrested, the wheels of professional rugby kept on churning this week.
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