EPCR Challenge Cup 2024

  • Intro
  • Round Of 16 Fixtures
  • Key Teams / Favourites
  • History
  • EPCR Challenge Cup Final
  • Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
  • EPCR Challenge Cup Final Hospitality

The EPCR Challenge Cup stands as a testament to the vibrancy and diversity of European rugby, offering a platform for teams to showcase their talent on a continental stage. As a sister competition to the prestigious Investec Champions Cup, the Challenge Cup embodies the spirit of competition and sportsmanship, attracting clubs from across Europe to compete for glory. With its rich history and tradition dating back to its inception in 1996, the tournament has evolved into a celebrated fixture on the rugby calendar.

Find out who will prove victorious this time around at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in 2024 with official EPCR Finals hospitality packages to have the ultimate European Rugby matchday experience this summer.

Round Of 16 Fixtures

The path to the 2024 London Finals at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 24/25 becomes clearer as the knockout stage begins in early April. Clubs vying for silverware, including Aviron Bayonnais, Sale Sharks, Connacht Rugby, and Ulster Rugby, have collectively earned 11 EPCR titles, with five previous tournament winners still in contention.

As the knockout stage unfolds, compelling matchups await rugby enthusiasts across Europe. From the clash between top-ranked Hollywoodbets Sharks and Zebre Parma in Durban to Gloucester Rugby’s showdown with Castres Olympique at Kingsholm, each fixture promises to deliver exhilarating moments of skill and determination. Additionally, encounters such as ASM Clermont Auvergne hosting Toyota Cheetahs and Benetton Rugby facing Emirates Lions on home turf add further intrigue to the competition.

With several matches taking place in France, including Ulster Rugby’s battle with Montpellier Hérault Rugby and Connacht’s showdown against Section Paloise at Stade du Hameau, the stage is set for a captivating display of international rugby talent. As the journey to the London Finals progresses, the excitement builds, setting the stage for an unforgettable conclusion to the ECPR Challenge Cup .

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Key Teams/Favourites

As the journey to the EPCR Finals intensifies, certain key teams and formidable contenders have emerged from the pool stage, setting the stage for an exhilarating Round of 16 in the Challenge Cup. Montpellier Hérault Rugby, with two previous triumphs, stands poised for another title run, while Benetton Rugby, Emirates Lions, and Ospreys aim to leave an indelible mark on this edition.

Gloucester Rugby and Edinburgh Rugby, securing home advantage, look to capitalize on their strong pool performances. Section Paloise showcases resilience, bouncing back to earn a coveted spot. Hollywoodbets Sharks, a favorite for the title, lead the pack, while ASM Clermont Auvergne, Castres Olympique, Toyota Cheetahs, and Zebre Parma complete the lineup. With the stakes high, these teams add an extra layer of anticipation to the EPCR Finals, promising a compelling and fiercely contested knockout stage.

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EPCR Challenge Cup History

In its early years, the competition was known as the European Conference before evolving into the European Challenge Cup and subsequently the Amlin Challenge Cup. The dominance of French and English clubs was briefly interrupted by Cardiff’s breakthrough victory in 2010, marking Wales’ first triumph in the tournament. Subsequent years saw a fluctuation of power between leading French, English, and Irish clubs, with memorable victories for Montpellier Hérault Rugby, Stade Francais Paris, and Bristol Bears.

Clermont and Harlequins lead the pack with three Challenge Cup titles each, while notable clubs like Bath Rugby and Leinster boast victories in both the Investec Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup. Lyon’s triumph in 2022 marked a historic moment for the club, underscoring the significance of the Challenge Cup in European rugby. As the competition unfolds, the quest for glory remains as fierce as ever, with each participating club vying for its place in rugby history.

Find out who will be victorious for the EPCR Challenge Cup 2024 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for the 2023 – 24 season by securing official EPCR Finals hospitality packages for an immersive European Rugby experience. 

Season

Team

Score

Opponent

Stadium

Attendance

2014-15

Gloucester

19 – 13

Edinburgh

The Twickenham Swoop

14,316

2015 – 16

Montpellier

26 – 19

Harlequins

Parc Olympique

28,556

2016 – 17

Stade Francais

25 – 17

Gloucester

Murrayfield Stadium

24,494

2017 – 18

Cardiff

31 – 30

Gloucester

San Mames Stadium

32,543

2018 – 19

Clermont

36 – 16

La Rochelle

St James’ Park

28,438

2019 – 20

Bristol

32 – 19

Toulon

Stade Maurice David

1,000

2020 – 21

Montpellier

18 – 17

Leicester

Twickenham Stadium

10,000

2021 – 22

Lyon

30 – 12

Toulon

Stade De Marseille

51,431

2022– 23

Toulon

43 – 19

Glasgow

Aviva Stadium

31,514

EPCR Challenge Cup Final

The EPCR Finals stand as the culmination of a grueling and fiercely contested journey through the European club rugby season. With teams battling it out across various stages, the Finals bring together the best of the best to vie for ultimate glory on the grand stage. Held at prestigious venues like the iconic Tottenham Hotspur Stadium or Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, these Finals attract fervent fans from across the continent, creating an electrifying atmosphere that epitomizes the passion and intensity of European rugby.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the esteemed venue for the EPCR Finals, serves as the battleground for the culmination of months of intense competition. As the participating teams vie for the prestigious title, the stadium comes alive with the passion and energy of fans, creating an electric atmosphere that adds to the drama on the field. The EPCR Finals not only determine the champions of the Challenge Cup and the Champions Cup but also provide a platform for clubs to etch their names in the annals of European rugby history.

Could Toulon see another repeat victory or could three-time champions Clermont or Harlequins claim another under their belt? All will be revealed, so be sure to secure your official EPCR Finals hospitality packages at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to witness the ultimate clash this summer.

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Aside from serving as the iconic home turf of Spurs, the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has rapidly emerged as a globally recognized entertainment hub. It has welcomed a diverse array of high-profile events, including NFL London games, concerts headlined by renowned artists such as Pearl Jam and P!NK, and exhilarating rugby union matches like The Showdown.

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EPCR Challenge Cup Hospitality

The grandeur of Tottenham Hotspur Stadium sets the stage for the ECPR Finals, equipped with cutting-edge amenities and a full-capacity audience poised to witness an historic event. This iconic venue enhances the spectacle, heightening the atmosphere and guaranteeing an unforgettable experience for every attendee.

In our capacity as an Approved Third Party Events Travel Club Reseller for Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, we are committed to ensuring your European Rugby experience is exceptional. Our hospitality packages offer prime views of the on-field action, along with opportunities to savor beverages and dining options that epitomize the ultimate gameday indulgence.

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epcr challenge cup 2024

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EPCR Challenge Cup Countdown

Days

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