2014 - 2015

European Rugby Challenge Cup Qualifying Competition

Two clubs will book their places in the 2015/16 European Rugby Challenge Cup from an enlarged qualifying competition, organised by Rugby Europe in conjunction with EPCR and the Italian Rugby Federation (FIR), which has six clubs competing in two pools over three rounds of matches.

Both pool winners will reach a finals stage where they will play off over two legs against the champions of Romania, Baia Mare, or Femi-CZ Rugby Rovigo who came through a qualifying competition for this season's Challenge Cup.

The six participant clubs have qualified from either the domestic leagues of Rugby Europe member unions, Russia, Spain and Portugal, or through the Italian Eccellenza.

Pool 1

Cammi Rugby Calvisano (Italy)
El Salvador Rugby (Spain)
Rugby Viadana (Italy)

Pool 2

Enisei-STM (Russia)
Rugby Mogliano (Italy)
CD Universitario de Lisboa (Portugal)

Round 1 results

Pool 1 - At Peroni Stadium: Cammi Rugby Calvisano 34 Rugby Viadana 3 (Match points: Calvisano 5 Viadana 0)
Pool 2 -
At Stadio Maurizio Quaggia: Rugby Mogliano 45 CD Universitario de Lisboa 17 (Match points: Mogliano 5 CDUL 0)

Round 2 results

Pool 1 - At Stadio Pierluigi Zaffanella: Rugby Viadana 36 El Salvador Rugby 7 (Match points: Viadana 5 El Salvador 0)
Pool 2 - At Estadio Universitario de Lisboa: *CD Universitário de Lisboa 0 Enisei-STM 28 (Match points: CDUL 0 Enisei-STM 5)

*As CDUL fielded an ineligible player, the match was awarded to Enisei-STM on a four-try bonus point 28-0 scoreline

Round 3 results

Pool 1 - At Campo de Pepe Rojo: El Salvador Rugby12 Cammi Rugby Calvisano 62 (Match points: El Salvador 0 Calvisano 5)
Pool 2 - At Trud Stadium: Enisei-STM 19 Rugby Mogliano 15 (Match points: Enisei-STM 4 Mogliano 1)

Tables

Pool 1 Pl W D L PF PA Diff TF TA TB LB Pts
Calvisano 2 2 0 0 96 15 81 13 2 2 0 10
Viadana 2 1 0 1 39 41 -2 6 5 1 0 5
El Salvador 2 0 0 2 19 98 -79 3 15 0 0 0

Pool 2 Pl W D L PF PA Diff TF TA TB LB Pts
Enisei-STM 2 2 0 0 47 15 32 5 2 1 0 9
Mogliano 2 1 0 1 60 19 41 6 4 1 1 6
CDUL 2 0 0 2 17 73 -56 3 10 0 0 0

Finals stage play-offs

Saturday, 18 April
At Stadio Mario Battaglini: Femi-CZ Rugby Rovigo (Italy) 17 (1 try) Cammi Rugby Calvisano 17 (1 try)
At Stadionul Lascar Ghinet: Baia Mare (Romania) 20 (2 tries) Enisei-STM 30 (2 tries)

Saturday, 2 May
At Peroni Stadium: Cammi Rugby Calvisano 35 (4 tries) Femi-CZ Rugby Rovigo 7 (1 try)
Aggregate: Calvisano 52 Rovigo 24

At Yug-Sport Stadium (Sochi): Enisei-STM 33 (3 tries) Baia Mare 12 (2 tries)
Aggregate: Enisei-STM 63 Baia Mare 32

Cammi Rugby Calvisano and Enisei-STM qualify for the 2015/16 European Rugby Challenge Cup