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European Rugby Challenge Cup: Bristol slip to late defeat at Zebre

A late penalty consigns Bristol to a narrow defeat at Italian side Zebre in their second European Challenge Cup pool game.

Exeter denied by 14-man Castres

Exeter are denied by 14-man Castres as the French hosts' stubborn defence earned them Champions Cup victory.

Cipriani sent off as Munster beat Gloucester

Munster make the most of Danny Cipriani's red card to claim a five-try bonus-point win over Gloucester in the Champions Cup match at Thomond Park.

European Rugby Champions Cup: Newcastle Falcons v Montpellier Herault

Team news as Newcastle host Montpellier in Sunday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at Kingston Park (13:00 BST).

European Champions Cup: Toulouse v Leinster (Sun)

Australian back Joe Tomane will make his first European start for Leinster in Sunday's European Champions Cup game against Toulouse.

Cardiff Blues v Glasgow Warriors (Sun)

New Scotland call-up Sam Johnson makes his first appearance of the season as Glasgow Warriors meet Cardiff Blues in the Champions Cup.

We know what's coming down the tracks - Ulster prop Marty Moore

Prop Marty Moore believes Ulster know what to expect when they face Racing 92 in the Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday.

Moving to Ulster was a great decision - Will Addison

Ulster's Will Addison says he has no regrets about his decision to move to Belfast this season after almost 10 years at Sale Sharks.

Rugby Union Weekly: England's back row options assessed after Billy Vunipola's latest injury

Rugby Union Weekly looks at England's back row options after the news Billy Vunipola will miss England's autumn internationals with a broken arm.

Wales not far from World Cup pack - Robin McBryde

Wales forwards coach Robin McBryde believes the pack selected for the autumn Tests is close to the one that will be picked for the 2019 World Cup.