European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) is the organiser of the Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup. EPCR’s mission is to create outstanding rugby experiences for all key stakeholders, including leagues, clubs, players, match officials, unions, fans, broadcast and commercial partners, communities and the media. Lyon from France won the title for the 2021/22 season, after which two South African sides were welcomed to the fold.
Established in 2014 with headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, EPCR has the following members: Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR), Federazione Italiana Rugby (FIR), Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), Premier Rugby Ltd (PRL), PRO Rugby Championship DAC (URC), Rugby Football Union (RFU), Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) and Welsh Rugby Union (WRU). The Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup tournaments feature clubs which have qualified on merit from their respective domestic leagues – Gallagher Premiership Rugby, the TOP 14 and the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
Stade Français Paris
09 Dec | Stade Jean Bouin, Paris
09 Dec | Stade Aimé Giral, Perpignan
10 Dec | Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
10 Dec | Stade du Hameau, Pau
10 Dec | Recreation Ground, Bath