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# asm-clermont-auvergne - Monday 24 April, 2017

'We would've loved to have seen how close we could've got to Saracens'

Johnny Sexton sees Leinster’s European season as one of progress.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'I have got to be proud of the guys for the way we came back'

Captain Isa Nacewa says Leinster always believed they could overhaul Clermont.

Dire opening, Leavy's big moment and Ringrose's wonder try

Leinster had a revival in the second half but came up short in the end.

Disastrous start leaves Leinster with too much to do in defeat to Clermont

Camille Lopez guided the Top 14 club home in a thrilling Champions Cup semi-final in Lyon.

As it happened: Clermont Auvergne v Leinster, Champions Cup semi-final

We’re going minute-by-minute as Leo Cullen’s league leaders take on European rugby’s nearly men.

France the ideal setting for Leinster’s exciting attack to be unleashed again

Clermont have undoubted quality but Leinster are an exciting attacking force.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Friday 21 April, 2017

Analysis: Lancaster leads shift in Leinster's unstructured attacking mindset

The senior coach has encouraged the province to see turnovers as try-scoring opportunities.

'There’s no reason why we can't go all the way': Clermont determined to make 2017 their year

Nick Abendanon is expecting a huge challenge in Sunday’s semi-final against Leinster but says the French side are focused on breaking their European hoodoo.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Leinster heading to Lyon for European semi-final clash with Clermont

The Top 14 side overcame Toulon in their quarter-final today.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Six men jailed for attacking French rugby players with machetes and knives

Clermont trio Aurelien Rougerie, Benjamin Kayser and Julien Pierre suffered several injuries after the incident outside a nightclub.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Monday 13 February, 2017

Ex-Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes to take charge at Ulster

The 40-year-old also guided Clermont to the Top 14 and Champions Cup finals in his debut season.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

36-year-old Rougerie to extend his Clermont career into 19th season

Age has proved to be no barrier for the former France centre.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Thursday 19 January, 2017

French adventure - Michael Murphy swapping life with Donegal for Clermont The Toughest Trade This post contains images

French adventure - Michael Murphy swapping life with Donegal for Clermont

The 2012 All-Ireland winning captain is going trying his hand at rugby.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Two fancied ex-All Blacks out of the running for Connacht job

Tony Brown has ruled himself out, while Jono Gibbes will be staying in France.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story Head Games This post contains videos

'I began vomiting. I was still allowed back on the field' - Jamie Cudmore's frightening concussion story

“It’s nice to say that we want to protect players but we’ve really got to put some action behind those words.”

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Alleged gouging incident involving Ulster's Luke Marshall earns Clermont prop a 7-week ban

Etienne Falgoux will not be available for their remaining Pool games.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Clermont prop cited after alleged gouging incident involving Ulster's Luke Marshall

The Frenchman faces a hefty ban if found guilty.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Sunday 18 December, 2016

As it happened: Clermont v Ulster, Champions Cup

Stade Marcel Michelin was the venue for today’s European clash.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Henderson helps Ulster to impressive bonus-point win over Clermont

Les Kiss’ men were in try-scoring form at Kingspan Stadium.

Ulster must step up European effort with dynamic Clermont in Belfast

Ulster must step up European effort with dynamic Clermont in Belfast

Les Kiss’ men have reasons to be optimistic but Clermont have named a strong XV.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Friday 9 December, 2016

Ulster name Best captain against imposing Clermont outfit

Paddy Jackson, Robbie Diack and Louis Ludik also come into the Ulster team.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Ex-Leinster coach Gibbes emerges as contender to succeed Lam at Connacht

The New Zealander is currently working as an assistant coach at Top 14 club Clermont.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Friday 21 October, 2016

Classy Clermont fans to pay tribute to Anthony Foley tomorrow

Clermont forwards coach Jono Gibbes said people in France were shocked by Foley’s death.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Parra extends Clermont's Top 14 lead as Castres suffer defeat before trip to Dublin

Here’s your weekly round-up of the Top 14 action.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Monday 21 March, 2016

Clermont’s newest flying Fijian, 21-year-old Raka, ripped Toulouse apart

The Top 14 side’s links to the Nadroga Rugby Union are paying off.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Monday 25 January, 2016

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Friday 15 January, 2016

At least one Clermont player is not a huge fan of Wayne Barnes

Viktor Kolelishvili later received a yellow card for an off the ball incident.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Clermont take revenge on Exeter in Champions Cup

David Strettle, Alexandre Lapandry and Fritz Lee were among the try scorers.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Clermont and Ospreys bag try-scoring bonus points in thrilling clash

The Ospreys take two match points despite a 34-29 defeat.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Heart procedure means Clermont out-half Brock James to miss start of season

The Australian playmaker will be sidelined for around two months.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Monday 15 June, 2015

Clermont announce signing of All Blacks wing Gear after Top 14 failure

The Auvergne club lost finals in the Top 14 and Champions Cup during the season just ended.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Gibbes extends Clermont contract to end Leinster head coach speculation

The former Leinster forwards coach has signed a new deal that runs until 2018.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Saturday 30 May, 2015

Were these 3 games Paul O’Connell’s best-ever performances for Munster? Legend This post contains videos

Were these 3 games Paul O’Connell’s best-ever performances for Munster?

The Munster legend will bow out after Saturday’s Pro12 final with Glasgow.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

At least Clermont won one consolation prize after their latest European heartbreak

Nick Abendanon was named European Player of the Year today.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Monday 4 May, 2015

Here’s The42′s Champions Cup team of the tournament

No surprise that Toulon and Clermont are well represented.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Cigars with The Mechanic, and finding strength in tragedy: The week’s best sportswriting

It wouldn’t be Sunday without our sportswriting round-up.

# asm-clermont-auvergne - Saturday 2 May, 2015

Toulon just became the best club team ever as success eludes Clermont in another heartbreaker

The galacticos became the first team to ever win three straight European Cups.

Toulon’s growing dominance and more Champions Cup talking points

Drew Mitchell’s second-half try was sublime, while both sides now look to the Top 14.

There’s an unbelievable crowd watching the Champions Cup final in Clermont

Why didn’t they all travel to London?

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