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European Challenge Cup: Cardiff Blues 29-19 Lyon

European Challenge Cup Cardiff Blues (14) 29 Tries: Earle, Williams, Cook, Lee-Lo Cons: Evans 3 Pen: Shingler Lyon (0) 19 Tries: Bruni, Barassi, Tuva Cons: Dominguez, Pelissie Cardiff Blues began their European campaign with a comfortable bonus point victory over Lyon at Cardiff Arms Park. The hosts took a 14-0 advantage into the break and

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Ulster's Coetzee out for a further nine months

Ulster’s South Africa forward Marcell Coetzee is facing another nine months out injured after further knee surgery. The flanker returned to South Africa, for whom he has 28 caps, this month for treatment on a problem that has restricted his appearances for Ulster since his arrival in Belfast in 2016. The province say Coetzee, 26,

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European Rugby Champions Cup: Racing 92 v Leicester

European Rugby Champions Cup Venue: Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir Date: Saturday, 14 October Kick-off: 15:15 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and updates on BBC local radio and live scores on the BBC Sport website England internationals Ben Youngs and Ellis Genge have returned to strengthen Leicester’s starting line-up for their Champions

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European Challenge Cup: Pau v Gloucester

European Challenge Cup Venue: Stade du Hameau Date: Thursday, 12 October Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and updates on BBC local radio and live scores on the BBC Sport website Gloucester make nine changes to their starting side for Thursday’s Challenge Cup trip to French side Pau. Young

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European Champions Cup: Ulster v Wasps (Fri)

European Champions Cup Pool 1 Venue: Kingspan Stadium Date: Friday, 13 October Kick-off: 19:45 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and BBC Radio Ulster MW and live scores on the BBC Sport website Ulster have made three changes to their line-up for the Champions Cup opener against Wasps as Iain Henderson

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