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From The42 French rugby bosses agree to cancel season, aim to start 20/21 in September European Rugby

French rugby bosses agree to cancel season, aim to start 20/21 in September

Covid-19 has ended France’s top division after 17 rounds.

From The42 EPCR insists it will do utmost to complete the 2019/20 Champions Cup On Hold

EPCR insists it will do utmost to complete the 2019/20 Champions Cup

France has confirmed that major sport will not resume there before September.

From The42 Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test Strict Liability

Munster prop Cronin 'bears at least some fault' for failed anti-doping test

The judicial officer said he had ‘some sympathy for the player’ but that he could have done more.

From The42 Rugby's Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals postponed indefinitely On Hold

Rugby's Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals postponed indefinitely

The 2020 finals weekend had been set for Marseille on 22/23 May.

From The42 Leinster and Ulster's Champions Cup quarter-finals have been postponed OFFICIAL

Leinster and Ulster's Champions Cup quarter-finals have been postponed

The European club season has been suspended.

From The42 Racing criticise 'ludicrous' and 'grotesque' decision to only fine Saracens Anger

Racing criticise 'ludicrous' and 'grotesque' decision to only fine Saracens

The French club are not happy.

From The42 Racing 92 say they will 'enforce their rights' as Saracens hearing gets underway Mess

Racing 92 say they will 'enforce their rights' as Saracens hearing gets underway

The Top 14 club expressed surprise not to have been contacted about the misconduct charge.

From The42 Leinster opponents Saracens in trouble again over possible ineligible player Shambles

Leinster opponents Saracens in trouble again over possible ineligible player

EPCR has brought a misconduct complaint against Sarries, who could be facing a fine or points deduction.

From The42 Munster-Saracens second-half scuffle to be investigated by EPCR Statement

Munster-Saracens second-half scuffle to be investigated by EPCR

The Champions Cup organisers released a statement this afternoon.

From The42 Three Irish referees set for Champions Cup duty as appointments confirmed European Rugby

Three Irish referees set for Champions Cup duty as appointments confirmed

Frank Murphy, Andrew Brace and George Clancy will take charge of pool stage fixtures next month.

From The42 Munster face tough pool draw as provinces to learn Champions Cup opponents Road To Marseille

Munster face tough pool draw as provinces to learn Champions Cup opponents

The draw for the 2019/20 competition takes place in Lausanne this afternoon.

From The42 Saracens fullback Goode named EPCR Player of the Year Top Performer

Saracens fullback Goode named EPCR Player of the Year

The England international was chosen ahead of Mako Vunipola and Leinster trio Seán Cronin, Tadhg Furlong and Garry Ringrose.

From The42 Cronin, Furlong and Ringrose shortlisted for EPCR Player of the Year award Top Performers

Cronin, Furlong and Ringrose shortlisted for EPCR Player of the Year award

Champions Cup finalists Leinster and Saracens dominate the five-man shortlist.

From The42 Former Ireland team manager Kearney appointed to EPCR board New Role

Former Ireland team manager Kearney appointed to EPCR board

Kearney will represent the IRFU at the top table of European rugby.

From The42 Toulouse out-half Holmes cleared to face Leinster after quarter-final red card Free To Play

Toulouse out-half Holmes cleared to face Leinster after quarter-final red card

The Australian has served a one-week ban and is free to play at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday week.

From The42 EPCR announce referee appointments for Champions Cup semi-finals Middle Men

EPCR announce referee appointments for Champions Cup semi-finals

Meanwhile, Ireland’s John Lacey will take charge of a Challenge Cup semi-final.

From The42 Possible Heineken Cup semi-final venues for Irish provinces confirmed Planning

Possible Heineken Cup semi-final venues for Irish provinces confirmed

The Aviva Stadium could be a host venue for the final four of the competition.

From The42 Racing could get home venue semi-final as EPCR allay Brexit-related fears Stadium

Racing could get home venue semi-final as EPCR allay Brexit-related fears

Leinster or Ulster could have to face the French club in their Parisian home stadium.

From The42 Carbery among eight Irish players nominated for EPCR Player of the Year Top Performers

Carbery among eight Irish players nominated for EPCR Player of the Year

Seven different clubs are represented as the candidates for the Anthony Foley Memorial Trophy are revealed.

From The42 Kockott escapes with lenient three-week ban for 'low end' eye gouge Champions Cup

Kockott escapes with lenient three-week ban for 'low end' eye gouge

Marc-Antoine Rallier has also been suspended for one week following a dangerous tackle on Peter O’Mahony.

From The42 England's Lozowski to miss Springbok Test after EPCR extend ban Unavailable

England's Lozowski to miss Springbok Test after EPCR extend ban

The Saracens centre was originally handed a two-week suspension, but will now be unavailable for England’s opening November Test.

From The42 'The result stands': EPCR reject Bath's request for Toulouse replay Case Closed

'The result stands': EPCR reject Bath's request for Toulouse replay

The tournament organisers say Irish referee Andrew Brace didn’t end the match early.

From The42 Marseille wins 'competitive' bidding process to stage 2020 Champions Cup final Road To Marseille

Marseille wins 'competitive' bidding process to stage 2020 Champions Cup final

The Stadé Velodrome will also host the Challenge Cup decider.

From The42 Champions Leinster to open European defence against Wasps, Munster begin with trip to Exeter Champions Cup

Champions Leinster to open European defence against Wasps, Munster begin with trip to Exeter

The schedule, dates, and kick-off times for the European pool stages are finally in.

From The42 Toulon threatened with points deduction, Boudjellal fined for staunch Bastareaud defence EPCR

Toulon threatened with points deduction, Boudjellal fined for staunch Bastareaud defence

Defending his centre’s homophobic slur will cost the Top 14 club owner over €75,000.

From The42 Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup Pool Draw

Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup

Ulster will meet Simon Zebo’s Racing 92 and Scarlets while, in the Challenge Cup, Connacht have been pitted against Sale, Bordeaux and Perpignan.

From The42 Heineken returns as Champions Cup title sponsor from next season What's In A Name?

Heineken returns as Champions Cup title sponsor from next season

EPCR has secured a four-year title sponsorship deal with the Dutch brewing company.

From The42 Aviva Stadium in line to host Champions Cup semi-final as venues announced Home Or Away?

Aviva Stadium in line to host Champions Cup semi-final as venues announced

Leinster will have home advantage if they can overcome Saracens and Scarlets defeat La Rochelle.

From The42 Romanian referee withdrawn from Challenge Cup quarter-final over security fears Stood Down

Romanian referee withdrawn from Challenge Cup quarter-final over security fears

Vlad Iordachescu was due to be fourth official for Pau’s clash with defending champions Stade Francais.

From The42 Champions Cup rugby to be shown free-to-air in Ireland for the first time since 2006 And It's Live

Champions Cup rugby to be shown free-to-air in Ireland for the first time since 2006

TV3 has secured a four-year agreement with EPCR to broadcast nine games per season.

From The42 Formal complaint issued against Toulon president for saying EPCR chiefs have 'no morality' In Trouble

Formal complaint issued against Toulon president for saying EPCR chiefs have 'no morality'

Mourad Boudjellal’s comments came in response to Mathieu Bastareaud’s citing for calling an opponent a ‘f*****g f****t’.

From The42 Beirne among four Irishmen nominated for European Player of the Year Award

Beirne among four Irishmen nominated for European Player of the Year

Conor Murray, Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton are also in the mix.

From The42 EPCR investigating controversial claims by Toulon president in defence of Bastareaud 'Mormon Irish'

EPCR investigating controversial claims by Toulon president in defence of Bastareaud

Toulon and France centre Mathieu Bastereaud was cited for calling an opponent a ‘f***ing f**got’.

From The42 Home comforts for Leinster and Ulster while Munster head to France for European opener Schedule

Home comforts for Leinster and Ulster while Munster head to France for European opener

EPCR have announced the 2017-18 fixture details.

From The42 You'll only need one sports subscription to watch the Champions Cup from next year New Deal

You'll only need one sports subscription to watch the Champions Cup from next year

BT Sport has secured exclusive rights to both the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in 2022.

From The42 Stade Francais await Connacht (or Saints) in play-off decider after crushing Cardiff Blues Stade Deliver

Stade Francais await Connacht (or Saints) in play-off decider after crushing Cardiff Blues

The French side ran in seven tries to end Cardiff Blues’ season.

From The42 Connacht left frustrated by EPCR registration issue before play-off Rules

Connacht left frustrated by EPCR registration issue before play-off

The western province had planned to start Eoin Griffin at outside centre.

From The42 Italian clubs will no longer get an automatic place in the Champions Cup Positive Moves

Italian clubs will no longer get an automatic place in the Champions Cup

EPCR has confirmed some encouraging changes to the qualification format.

From The42 Rugby Champions Cup finals set for Bilbao's San Mamés and St James' Park Holiday In Spain

Rugby Champions Cup finals set for Bilbao's San Mamés and St James' Park

Bilbao and Newcastle confirmed as hosts for the 2018 and 2019 showpieces.

From The42 Ulster-bound Piutau among 11 Premiership players nominated for European Rugby Player of the Year King Charles

Ulster-bound Piutau among 11 Premiership players nominated for European Rugby Player of the Year

Dan Carter’s in there too, but the EPCR panel couldn’t find room for any Irish players.

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