#European Rugby Champions Cup
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Monday 24 April, 2017
The eastern province were the closer to reaching the Champions Cup final.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 23 April, 2017
Captain Isa Nacewa says Leinster always believed they could overhaul Clermont.
Leinster had a revival in the second half but came up short in the end.
Camille Lopez guided the Top 14 club home in a thrilling Champions Cup semi-final in Lyon.
We’re going minute-by-minute as Leo Cullen’s league leaders take on European rugby’s nearly men.
Clermont have undoubted quality but Leinster are an exciting attacking force.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 22 April, 2017
The Sarries director of rugby was impressed with Munster’s work rate.
Rassie Erasmus believes this defeat is part of Munster’s journey.
Defending champions end Munster’s European adventure in Dublin.
Mark McCall’s side were superb once again and emerged with a deserved 26-10 win.
We were live from the Aviva Stadium as Rassie Erasmus’ side faced the defending champions with a place in the final at stake.
Rassie Erasmus feels this Champions Cup semi-final is a litmus tests for his team.
Munster, Saracens, Leinster and Clermont are all chasing final places.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Friday 21 April, 2017
The senior coach has encouraged the province to see turnovers as try-scoring opportunities.
Mark McCall’s men use screen passes and grubber kicks to great effect.
Rassie Erasmus still doesn’t know when Murray will return.
Mark McCall has been impressed by Munster’s work rate this season.
It was revealed this week the scrum-half suffered a setback with his recovery from injury.
Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell will be a keen spectator at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow.
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.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
The loosehead prop will be missing for this Sunday’s meeting with Clermont Auvergne in Lyon.
'We're focused because of who we're playing, where we're playing and how much it means to this club'
Rhys Ruddock hopes Leinster’s travelling support can make it a ‘special’ atmosphere in Lyon this Sunday.
The Ireland international wing has learned to be part of a new Munster modus operandi.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
Saracens provide their greatest test yet this weekend in Dublin.
The eastern province head to Lyon this weekend to face Clermont in the Champions Cup semi-finals.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Monday 17 April, 2017
Rassie Erasmus said he is confident Murray won’t make a ‘surprise return’ against Saracens.
Rassie Erasmus and Peter O’Mahony are keen for Munster to enjoy semi-final week before facing Saracens.
The scrum-half has a frustrating shoulder issue after suffering a stinger while on Ireland duty.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 16 April, 2017
Rassie Erasmus knows things are going to be a lot tougher at the Aviva Stadium next weekend.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 4 April, 2017
Jack Conan scored a try on kick return against Wasps, while Munster created pressure for Toulouse.
Meanwhile, Munster CEO Garrett Fitzgerald was said to be too busy to discuss the situation.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Monday 3 April, 2017
Isa Nacewa’s first-half try highlights many of the positives in Leinster’s attacking play.
However, Peter O’Mahony, Dave Kilcoyne and Keith Earls are all expected to be back in full training this week
Bilbao and Newcastle confirmed as hosts for the 2018 and 2019 showpieces.
“We have thrived on going to places where we potentially have not won before,” says skipper Brad Barritt.
Munster are starting to believe as they face into a Champions Cup semi-final with Saracens.
The Munster director of rugby is delighted with the influence of Tyler Bleyendaal at out-half.
# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 2 April, 2017
The Top 14 side overcame Toulon in their quarter-final today.
Mark McCall’s men overcame Glasgow in their quarter-final at Allianz Park this afternoon.
Rassie Erasmus’ group are being increasingly comfortable in setting their own standards.