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# epcr - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

From The42 Toulouse 'enormously' frustrated at 5,000-person limit for Ulster quarter-final Away Day

Toulouse 'enormously' frustrated at 5,000-person limit for Ulster quarter-final

The Top 14 club has moved the fixture to their smaller home venue of Stade Ernest Wallon.

# epcr - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

From The42 EPCR confirm new 24-team Champions Cup next season, and Connacht are in New Look

EPCR confirm new 24-team Champions Cup next season, and Connacht are in

All four Irish provinces have qualified for the tournament, which will involve two pools of 12 teams.

# epcr - Thursday 9 July, 2020

From The42 This year's European Cup finals will no longer take place in Marseille New Venue

This year's European Cup finals will no longer take place in Marseille

EPCR is now looking for a new venue or venues for the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup deciders.

# epcr - Thursday 25 June, 2020

From The42 New dates announced for completion of 2019/20 Champions Cup season CONFIRMED

New dates announced for completion of 2019/20 Champions Cup season

The 2020/21 season of European rugby is now due to start on 11/12/13 December.

# epcr - Thursday 30 April, 2020

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.

# epcr - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

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.

# epcr - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

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.

# epcr - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

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.

# epcr - Monday 16 March, 2020

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.

# epcr - Sunday 9 February, 2020

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.

# epcr - Friday 7 February, 2020

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.

# epcr - Sunday 15 December, 2019

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.

# epcr - Monday 14 October, 2019

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.

# epcr - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

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.

# epcr - Saturday 11 May, 2019

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.

# epcr - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

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

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

# epcr - Monday 15 April, 2019

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.

# epcr - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

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.

# epcr - Friday 5 April, 2019

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.

# epcr - Thursday 14 March, 2019

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.

# epcr - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

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.

# epcr - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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.

# epcr - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

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.

# epcr - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

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.

# epcr - Monday 1 October, 2018

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

The Stadé Velodrome will also host the Challenge Cup decider.

# epcr - Friday 17 August, 2018

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.

# epcr - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

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.

# epcr - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

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.

# epcr - Monday 4 June, 2018

Heineken returns as Champions Cup title sponsor from next season

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

# epcr - Thursday 29 March, 2018

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.

# epcr - Sunday 25 March, 2018

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.

# epcr - Friday 16 March, 2018

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.

# epcr - Monday 19 February, 2018

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’.

# epcr - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

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.

# epcr - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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’.

# epcr - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

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.

# epcr - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

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.

# epcr - Friday 19 May, 2017

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.

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