Heineken Champions Cup Rugby

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 13/10

    Rugby magazine show. This episode features a look ahead to Bath vs Toulouse, highlights from Friday's clash between Leinster and Wasps and the lowdown on this year's teams. Lee McKenzie presents.

  • Bath vs Toulouse

    Two European rugby powerhouses clash in Pool 1 as 1998 champions Bath host four-time winners Toulouse. Lee McKenzie is joined live by Jamie Heaslip and Gareth Thomas.

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 20/10

    Rugby magazine. An exclusive interview with England's forgotten man, Danny Cipriani. Plus, highlights of Leicester vs Scarlets.

  • Munster vs Gloucester

    The cherry-and-whites, back in Europe's top flight for the first time in five years, travel to face one of European Rugby's powerhouses in this crucial Pool 2 clash

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 08/12

    It's Round 3 and Lee McKenzie, Ayo Akinwolere and guests look ahead to the West Country clash of Exeter and Gloucester. Plus, all the tournament's big talking points.

  • Exeter vs Gloucester

    The Chiefs are flying high in the Premiership but are yet to record a win in Europe and are at the bottom of the pool. Can they turn it around as they host Gloucester?

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 15/12

    The Big Tackle returns for Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup as Lee McKenzie, Ayo Akinwolere and guests look ahead to the clash between Cardiff and Saracens

  • Cardiff vs Saracens

    Saracens aim to tighten their grip on Pool 3, but will be wary of a Cardiff side who will see this as a must win game to keep their qualification hopes alive

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 12/01

    Ayo Akinwolere, Lee McKenzie and guest Jamie Heaslip present a live rugby round-up, with particular focus on this afternoon's Pool 1 match up between Leinster and Toulouse

  • Leinster vs Toulouse

    As Heineken Champions Cup Rugby returns to Channel 4, two European powerhouses clash in a match that could decide the winner of Pool 1

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 19/01

    The Big Tackle comes from Limerick ahead of the huge Pool 2 clash between Munster Rugby and Exeter Chiefs. Plus, a look at last night's matches, including Newcastle vs Toulon.

  • Munster vs Exeter Chiefs

    The race for quarter final qualification reaches its climax in one of the great deadline days at Thomond Park. Join Lee McKenzie and crew for live coverage.

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 30/03

    Ayo Akinwolere and Lee McKenzie tee up this afternoon's clash between first-time quarter finalists Edinburgh and former winners Munster. With Bryan Habana and Jim Hamilton.

  • Edinburgh vs Munster - Quarter Finals

    Edinburgh hope to extend their 100% home record as they host Irish giants Munster for the start of the knockout stage. Saracens' Jim Hamilton joins Lee McKenzie.

  • The Big Tackle - Sun 21/04

    Ayo Akinwolere, Lee McKenzie, Bryan Habana and Gareth Thomas look at Leinster and Toulouse ahead of the knockout encounter

  • Leinster vs Toulouse - Semi Finals

    Two four-time winning powerhouses attempt to batter their way to the final and become the first team to win the title five times. Lee McKenzie and Gareth Thomas host.

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 11/05

    From Newcastle's St James' Park, Big Tackle builds up to the hotly anticipated final between defending champions Leinster and two-time winners Saracens. Guests include Bryan Habana.

  • Leinster vs Saracens - Final

    From St James' Park, Newcastle, four-time champions Leinster look to win the Champions Cup for an unprecedented fifth time. In their way - the mighty Saracens.

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 16/11

    Kicking off Channel 4's second season of rugby union, the Big Tackle takes a look ahead to the Group Stage match at The Rec, where 1998 champions Bath face 1999 winners Ulster.

  • Bath v Ulster

    Rugby union returns to Channel 4 for a second season as 1998 champions Bath face 1999 winners Ulster. And for extra spice, there's sibling rivalry in the shape of the Burns brothers.

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 23/11

    The Big Tackle. Ed Jackson looks ahead to the match between cup holders Saracens and Swansea's Ospreys. Plus, all the best action from the previous round's games.

  • Saracens v Ospreys

    Three-time cup winners and current holders Saracens take on Swansea's Ospreys, who don't have the best record against them, so will have much to prove

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 07/12

    Ed Jackson presents highlights of the previous round's games. Plus, a look ahead to the Pool 1 Group Stage match between Northampton and Leinster.

  • Northampton v Leinster

    There's history between these teams, who clashed in 2011 for arguably the greatest final in the Cup's history, when Leinster came from behind to take the title

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 14/12

    Ed Jackson presents highlights of the previous round's games and takes a look ahead to the afternoon's match; the second in the double header between Leinster and Northampton

  • Leinster v Northampton

    The second clash between the teams in as many weeks, as Northampton travel to Dublin to fight for access to the knockout stages against their 2011 nemesis, Leinster

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 11/01

    Ed Jackson takes a look at the Pool 4 match between Ospreys and Saracens. Plus, highlights of all the best action from the previous round's games.

  • Ospreys v Saracens

    Ospreys take on title holders Saracens at Swansea's Liberty Stadium, in Pool 4, which was dubbed the Pool of Death when it was drawn. For whom will the bell toll?

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 18/01

    Ed Jackson takes a look ahead to Harlequins against Clermont. Plus, highlights of all the best action from the previous round's games.

  • Harlequins v Clermont

    Clermont travel to The Stoop to take on Harlequins in the final round of the pool stages. Can Quins make amends for their heavy away defeat to Clermont in November?

  • The Big Tackle - Sun 20/09

    Ed Jackson and guest Topsy Ojo present highlights from Saturday's Champions and Challenge Cup matches and preview Sunday's ties. Plus: behind the scenes at Ulster.

  • Quarter Final 2020 - Toulouse v Ulster

    Lee McKenzie presents quarter-final coverage as four-time winners Toulouse face 1999 champions Ulster, who are riding high in Pro14. Guests include Stephen Ferris.

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 26/09

    Ed Jackson and Nolli Waterman present The Big Tackle from Saracens' training ground Old Albanians, with special guests, including Topsy Tojo, highlights, previews and rugby news

  • Semi Final 2020 - Racing 92 v Saracens

    Lee McKenzie presents coverage of the Heineken Champions Cup semi final as Racing 92 take on reigning champions Saracens at La Defense Arena in Paris

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 17/10

    Ed Jackson, Topsy Ojo and Nolli Waterman look ahead to the Champions Cup Final between Exeter Chiefs and Racing 92. Plus: Challenge Cup Final highlights.

  • Final 2020 - Exeter Chiefs v Racing 92

    Lee McKenzie is joined by Ed Jackson, Miles Harrison, Nolli Waterman, Chris Ashton, Dylan Hartley and Jamie Roberts for the 2020 final

  • The Big Tackle - Sat 12/12

    Ed Jackson presents highlights and news from the European rugby world, and looks ahead to the Champions Cup opening game between Bristol and Clermont at Ashton Gate

  • Bristol v Clermont

    Lee McKenzie presents coverage of the season's opening game as Challenge Cup winners Bristol Bears host French giants Clermont Auvergne at Ashton Gate

  • The Big Tackle - 19/12

    Ed Jackson and guests present highlights and news from around the European rugby world, including a look ahead to this afternoon's game between Leinster and Northampton

  • Leinster v Northampton

    Lee McKenzie presents live coverage from Round 2 as four-time champions Leinster host Northampton at the RDS Arena in Dublin. With guest Nolli Waterman.

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