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European Rugby Challenge Cup
ER Challenge Cup Qualifying Competition

European Rugby Challenge Cup 2015/16

Overview
The final was played at Parc Olympique in Lyon, France.

Group phase
Group 1
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Connacht1964021479651201221Qualified for quarter finals
2Newcastle Falcons166303137974020931To repechage
3Brive1663031148826121113
4Enisei STM8620463180-11782800

Matches
Group phase
13/11/2015Brive - Newcastle Falcons13-9
14/11/2015Enisei STM - Connacht14-31
21/11/2015Connacht - Brive21-17
22/11/2015Newcastle Falcons - Enisei STM55-7
11/12/2015Connacht - Newcastle Falcons25-10
12/12/2015Enisei STM - Brive10-7
19/12/2015Brive - Enisei STM33-3
20/12/2015Newcastle Falcons - Connacht29-5
16/01/2016Brive - Connacht21-18
16/01/2016Enisei STM - Newcastle Falcons24-7
23/01/2016Connacht - Enisei STM47-5
23/01/2016Newcastle Falcons - Brive27-23

Group 2
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Sale Sharks236501154787620930Qualified for quarter finals
2Newport Gwent Dragons20640215111734171631To repechage
3Castres156303124136-12141521
4Pau0600668166-9892000

Matches
Group phase
15/11/2015Newport Gwent Dragons - Sale Sharks30-12
21/11/2015Castres - Newport Gwent Dragons32-29
21/11/2015Sale Sharks - Pau29-20
12/12/2015Castres - Sale Sharks10-17
12/12/2015Newport Gwent Dragons - Pau22-0
19/12/2015Pau - Newport Gwent Dragons17-34
19/12/2015Sale Sharks - Castres31-10
09/01/2016Pau - Castres21-30
15/01/2016Newport Gwent Dragons - Castres31-18
15/01/2016Pau - Sale Sharks3-27
21/01/2016Sale Sharks - Newport Gwent Dragons38-5
22/01/2016Castres - Pau24-7

Group 3
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Harlequins256501225123102311350Qualified for quarter finals
2Montpellier206402221116105281340To repechage
3Cardiff Blues17630322913198311441
4Calvisano0600639344-30535300

Matches
Group phase
12/11/2015Harlequins - Montpellier41-18
14/11/2015Calvisano - Cardiff Blues9-50
19/11/2015Cardiff Blues - Harlequins20-32
20/11/2015Montpellier - Calvisano64-0
11/12/2015Cardiff Blues - Montpellier37-27
12/12/2015Calvisano - Harlequins10-50
17/12/2015Montpellier - Cardiff Blues23-22
19/12/2015Harlequins - Calvisano59-7
16/01/2016Calvisano - Montpellier7-47
17/01/2016Harlequins - Cardiff Blues34-26
22/01/2016Cardiff Blues - Calvisano74-6
22/01/2016Montpellier - Harlequins42-9

Group 4
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Gloucester256600151866516910Qualified for quarter finals
2Zebre1363031149222111201To repechage
3La Rochelle106204100127-27121320
4Worcester Warriors5610588148-6091401

Matches
Group phase
14/11/2015Gloucester - Zebre23-10
14/11/2015Worcester Warriors - La Rochelle19-3
19/11/2015La Rochelle - Gloucester20-33
21/11/2015Zebre - Worcester Warriors27-8
10/12/2015Worcester Warriors - Gloucester22-34
11/12/2015La Rochelle - Zebre27-19
17/12/2015Gloucester - Worcester Warriors27-13
19/12/2015Zebre - La Rochelle25-5
16/01/2016Gloucester - La Rochelle20-10
16/01/2016Worcester Warriors - Zebre15-22
22/01/2016La Rochelle - Worcester Warriors35-11
23/01/2016Zebre - Gloucester11-14

Group 5
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Grenoble22650118715433221920Qualified for quarter finals
2London Irish17630317010664251132To repechage
3Edinburgh Rugby17640212510322141210
4Agen2600698217-119133211

Matches
Group phase
13/11/2015Edinburgh Rugby - Grenoble28-10
14/11/2015London Irish - Agen48-10
20/11/2015Agen - Edinburgh Rugby6-27
21/11/2015Grenoble - London Irish27-20
10/12/2015Agen - Grenoble20-40
12/12/2015London Irish - Edinburgh Rugby38-6
18/12/2015Edinburgh Rugby - London Irish18-15
18/12/2015Grenoble - Agen48-45
15/01/2016Edinburgh Rugby - Agen23-0
16/01/2016London Irish - Grenoble18-28
23/01/2016Agen - London Irish17-31
23/01/2016Grenoble - Edinburgh Rugby34-23

Repechage
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTATBLB
1Montpellier206402221116105281340Qualified to quarter finals
2Newport Gwent Dragons20640215111734171631
3London Irish17630317010664251132
4Newcastle Falcons166303137974020931
5Zebre1363031149222111201


Final phase
Quarter finalsSemifinalsFinal
Harlequins
4/9/2016 - 38-30Harlequins
4/22/2016 - 30-6
London IrishHarlequins
Grenoble5/13/2016 - 19-26
4/9/2016 - 33-32
Grenoble
ConnachtMontpellier
Sale Sharks
4/8/2016 - 19-25Montpellier
4/23/2016 - 22-12
Montpellier
GloucesterMontpellier
4/9/2016 - 21-23
Newport Gwent Dragons
Newport Gwent Dragons