About

HEINEKEN CHAMPIONS 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. Stade Rochelais from France won the title for the 2021/22 season, after which three 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.

Heineken Champions Cup 2022_23 table
Pool A
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Leinster
4 4 0 0 184 34 150 28 5 20
2
Exeter Chiefs
4 3 1 0 139 68 71 20 8 16
3
Cell C Sharks
4 3 1 0 119 89 30 15 11 15
4
Saracens
4 3 1 0 120 94 26 15 11 15
5
Edinburgh
4 3 1 0 111 85 26 12 11 15
6
Harlequins
4 2 2 0 113 108 5 16 13 12
7
Vodacom Bulls
4 2 2 0 102 139 -37 15 19 10
8
Gloucester Rugby
4 2 2 0 62 140 -78 9 20 9
9
Lyon
4 1 3 0 115 125 -10 16 17 8
10
Racing 92
4 1 3 0 60 121 -61 7 18 5
11
Union Bordeaux-Bègles
4 0 4 0 53 99 -46 5 13 2
12
Castres Olympique
4 0 4 0 56 132 -76 6 18 0

Pool B
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Stade Rochelais
4 4 0 0 120 57 63 15 7 18
2
Stade Toulousain
4 4 0 0 110 53 57 12 7 17
3
DHL Stormers
4 3 1 0 106 68 38 13 7 15
4
Leicester Tigers
4 3 1 0 114 89 25 11 10 14
5
Ospreys
4 3 1 0 100 88 12 12 10 14
6
Munster
4 2 2 0 73 67 6 8 5 10
7
Montpellier Hérault Rugby
4 1 2 1 92 104 -12 13 13 9
8
Ulster
4 1 3 0 54 93 -39 7 11 7
9
ASM Clermont Auvergne
4 1 3 0 85 109 -24 8 12 6
10
Sale Sharks
4 1 3 0 74 94 -20 11 12 5
11
London Irish
4 0 3 1 76 115 -39 10 15 3
12
Northampton Saints
4 0 4 0 54 121 -67 5 16 1

There are currently no fixtures available.

RESULTS

22 Jan|DAM Health Stadium, Edinburgh

Edinburgh

20 - 14

Saracens

22 Jan|Stade Ernest Wallon, Toulouse

Stade Toulousain

20 - 16

Munster

22 Jan|GGL Stadium, Montpellier

Montpellier Hérault Rugby

21 - 21

London Irish

21 Jan|Kingspan Stadium, Belfast

Ulster

22 - 11

Sale Sharks

21 Jan|DHL Stadium, Cape Town

DHL Stormers

30 - 16

ASM Clermont Auvergne