About

EPCR CHALLENGE CUP

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.

The history

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.

FIXTURES

Stade Français Paris

09 Dec | Stade Jean Bouin, Paris

22:00

Benetton

USA Perpignan

09 Dec | Stade Aimé Giral, Perpignan

22:00

Bristol Bears

Emirates Lions

10 Dec | Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg

12:45

Dragons RFC

Section Paloise

10 Dec | Stade du Hameau, Pau

15:00

Toyota Cheetahs

Bath Rugby

10 Dec | Recreation Ground, Bath

15:00

Glasgow Warriors

RESULTS