Montpellier 36-26 Glasgow Warriors: We did enough to win – Dave Rennie

Warriors ran in four tries but conceded five at the other end to go down 36-26 at the Altrad Stadium. After last week's narrow defeat by Vern Cotter's side, Rennie believes Warriors again let the French side off the hook. "I felt last week we did enough to win and didn't and I feel the same today," head coach Rennie said. "I was really proud of the attitude and effort. We wanted to take the game to them and play a really high pace. I thought we were really physical with and without the ball." Glasgow led 19-14 at half-time following first-half tries from Fraser Brown, Peter Horne and Nick Grigg. However, two tries in three minutes from Henry Immelman and Benoit Paillaugue...

European Challenge Cup: London Irish 20-26 Stade Francais

Romain Martial opened the scoring for the away side, but a Scott Steele try ensured Irish led 10-5 at the break. Irish were 17-5 up after a penalty try before Stade substitute forwards Giorgi Melikidze and Waisea Vuidravuwalu rumbled over to put them ahead. Greig Tonks' penalty looked to have won it, but Tony Ensor crossed in the corner to condemn Irish to defeat. Ensor's late try means Irish have now lost eight straight games in all competitions and sit third in Pool 4 with one win from four matches. Stade are second, eight points behind leaders Edinburgh, who thrashed Krasny Yar 78-0 on Friday. London Irish: Tonks; Ransom, Fowlie, Williams, Loader; Brophy Clews, Steele; Reid, Woolstencroft, Chawatama, Lloyd, De Chaves (capt), Gilsenan,...

European Challenge Cup: Gloucester 69-12 Zebre

The hosts made made nine changes but were 45-0 up at the break, with David Halaifonua crossing either side of Ciaran Gaffney's yellow card. Ollie Thorley ran in four tries to add to scores from Freddie Clarke, Will Safe, Cameron Orr and Motu Matu'u. Matteo Pratichetti and Valerio Bernabo scored consolations for Zebre, who also had Tommaso D'Apice sin-binned. Gloucester stay second, three points behind leaders Section Paloise, while defeat means bottom side Zebre have now lost all four of their group matches. Gloucester: Sharples; Thorley, Twelvetrees, Atkinson, Halaifonua; Burns, Vellacott; Orr, Matu'u, Hohneck; Slater (capt), Galarza; Polledri, Safe, Clarke. Replacements: Hibbard, McAllister, Denman, Savage, Beckett, Heinz, Williams, Purdy. Zebre: Gaffney; Pratichetti, Bisegni, Afamasaga, Venditti; Bordoli, Palazzani; Ah-Nau, Luus, Tenga, Krumov, Biagi (capt), Sarto, Minnie,...

European Champions Cup: Kiss targets last eight spot for Ulster

The Irish province, who beat Quins 52-24 in Belfast on Friday, have failed to progress for the last three seasons. They are currently second in Pool One behind favourites La Rochelle who have a maximum 15 points from three games. "We have a chance to do something here, but La Rochelle are the form team in Europe," said Kiss. Listen to the 10 tries at the Kingspan StadiumStuart McCloskey, Craig Gilroy, Charles Piutau, Alan O'Connor, Andrew Trimble and John Cooney all scored tries for Ulster in the big win at the Kingspan Stadium. Scrum-half John Cooney landed five conversions and four penalties for a 27-point haul. The victory puts Ulster in a position to potentially qualify with two rounds remaining though, even at this...

Lions pair O’Mahony and Furlong sign new IRFU contracts

Munster flanker O'Mahony, who had contract offers from English and French clubs, said he's "absolutely delighted" to remain with the Pro14 side. Leinster tight-head prop Furlong has made 73 appearances for the province and won 19 Ireland caps. He was a Lions starter in all three Tests against New Zealand this year. "I am delighted to have signed a contract with the IRFU to continue to play with Leinster," said 25-year-old Furlong. "I got a number of opportunities over the past few seasons that have helped me to develop as a player and I want to continue to develop and be successful with both Leinster and Ireland." Furlong made his debut for Leinster against Newport Gwent Dragons in November 2013. O'Mahony has...

European Champions Cup: Leicester v Munster

Australia centre Matt Toomua also returns, with Mathew Tait replacing the injured Telusa Veainu at full-back.Wallabies hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau starts on the bench for Tigers having arrived this week. Munster have promoted hooker Kevin O'Byrne and winger Darren Sweetnam after last week's 33-10 win.Tuilagi, 26, injured his knee against Bath at the start of September, having previously been sidelined by groin, hamstring and knee injuries. "We prepared well for last weekend but we didn't deliver on the day and were beaten by a very committed Munster side," said Leicester head coach Matt O'Connor. "Now we are looking at a big reaction at home this week. Pool Four is the tightest of all the groups in the competition and all four teams still...

European Champions Cup: Clermont Auvergne v Saracens

Alex Lozowski and Ben Spencer replace Richard Wigglesworth and Brad Barritt in the backs following last week's 46-14 defeat. Nick Isiekwe starts on the blind-side in place of Schalk Burger. Wigglesworth has been ruled out for up to two months with a hip injury, while captain Barritt is out with concussion. Saracens are dealing with a lengthy injury list that also includes Michael Rhodes, Billy Vunipola, Schalk Brits, Maro Itoje, Liam Williams and Duncan Taylor. "We have an experienced group who have been together for a long time and the relationships that exist within the club are very strong; these are particularly important when you're going through the kind of period we're going through," said Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall. "We're...