European Rugby Challenge Cup

  • 2016 European Finals Set For New Lyon Stadium

    The new Grand Stade de Lyon will host the 2016 European Rugby Challenge Cup and Champions Cup finals on May 13 and 14 next year. The 59,000-capacity stadium is set for completion early in 2016 and European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has opted to award it the rights to host its showpiece finals next season. It has also been decided that the 2017 finals will be held in Edinburgh with the famous BT Murrayfield Stadium staging the Champions Cup showpiece, while the venue for the Challenge C...

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  • RDA Win Champions Cup TV Distribution Rights

    RDA has secured the global rights from EPCR for the broadcast distribution of European club Rugby matches and highlights for the next four years until the end of the 2021/22 season. The agreement, which excludes the UK, Ireland, France and the USA, will develop the reach and engagement of EPCR’s flagship tournament, the Champions Cup. With the Challenge Cup also included in the deal, in the region of 100 top-class matches per season will be available to be broadcast to European Rugby’s inter...

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  • ERC Stick With Adidas

    Adidas has extended its partnership with European Club Rugby (ERC) as official match ball supplier to Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup. Building on the initial two year deal, the new agreement will see Adidas continue as the official ball supplier to European club Rugby’s elite tournaments, the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup for a further four years. Max van den Doel, Head of Adidas Sports Marketing for Team Sports said: "Our partnership with ERC has provided a fantastic opportunity...

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  • Premiership Rugby Threatens to Quit Europe

    Premiership Rugby has confirmed that it may pull out of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup. Premiership Rugby chief executive, Mark McCafferty said, “We hope there will now be an urgent dialogue about the future of European Cup Rugby, including qualification, competition formats and ambition to expand into new markets.” The news comes weeks after Running Rugby reported that there were many issues to be resolved for the tournament to be maintained, as the English and French clubs c...

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  • Champions Cup Gets Second Major Sponsor

    Turkish Airlines have become the second major sponsor of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in a three-year deal as organisers continue their search for five major sponsors. Another major partner is close to being confirmed as well, with an announcement expected at the tournament launch for Top 14 clubs in Lyon on Monday, but European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) now has a second sponsor to join Heineken in its portfolio. Turkish Airlines, which currently sponsors Bundesliga cl...

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  • EPCR Reveal Bilbao Ticket Sales And Edinburgh Impact

    EPCR have vindicated their decision to move the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals weekend to a destination outside the traditional six nations for the first time by announcing that 26,000 tickets have already been sold for the showpiece matches which take place in Bilbao next May. The strong ticket sales figure for the 53,000-capacity state-of-the-art San Mamés Stadium was announced at this week's 2017/18 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup season launch. A revised qualification format for nex...

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  • Hindley Joins EPCR As Head Of PR

    European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), the organiser of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup tournaments, has announced the appointment of Martyn Hindley as head of communications and public relations. An experienced sports writer, broadcaster and communications strategist, Hindley joins from European football's governing body, UEFA, where he was corporate communications specialist after a previous role developing multi-platform content. His work to date in Rugby has been primari...

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  • Barlcays Sky Sponsorship

    Barclays Commercial Bank are sponsoring Sky Sports’ Rugby coverage this season. Barclays Commercial Bank now sponsors all Sky Sports’ dedicated Rugby coverage including the Guinness Premiership, Heineken Cup, European Challenge Cup, international Rugby and worldwide domestic competitions including the Tri-Nations, Super 14, the Air New Zealand Cup, the Currie Cup plus magazine programmes The Rugby Club and Total Rugby. This follows the re-branding of Barclays Business Banking as Barclays Com...

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  • European Rugby- Your Views Please

    The English and French union clubs have announced their intention to withdraw from the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup next season and set up their own tournament if their demands are not met. Running Rugby suspects that, despite a meeting between all parties having been scheduled for next week, a compromise may well be weeks away if not months. How long do you think the stand-off can go on before real damage is done to a valuable Rugby property? Or, does the tournament need a good shaking...

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  • BT Sport Take European Cup Rights In UK And Ireland

    BT Sport has secured the rights to screen the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup in the United Kingdom and Ireland for the four-year cycle until summer 2022 as the competitions move to one pay-TV broadcaster from the 2018/19 season. EPCR has also reserved the rights for free-to-air coverage in the UK and Ireland, allowing EPCR to meet its key objective of taking its matches to a larger audience and will take those rights to market at a later date. It comes after a boost in revenue w...

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