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#heineken cup

# heineken-cup - Monday 4 June, 2018

Heineken returns as Champions Cup title sponsor from next season

EPCR has secured a four-year title sponsorship deal with the Dutch brewing company.

# heineken-cup - Saturday 31 March, 2018

The bolt from the blue that launched the career of one of Munster's last European champions

“The first thing you do is you tell the parents,” Denis Hurley recalls. “My dad couldn’t believe it at all.”

# heineken-cup - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'I think about the guy every single day' - Peter Stringer pays emotional tribute to Anthony Foley

The former Ireland scrum-half also says he wants to continue playing rugby after celebrating his 40th birthday.

# heineken-cup - Saturday 27 May, 2017

The Scarlets defeat that laid the foundations for one of Munster's greatest triumphs

It’s 10 years since Munster’s reign as European champions ground to a halt at Stradey Park.

# heineken-cup - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember Munster v Toulouse in the 2008 Heineken Cup Final?

The old foes meet again in the Champions Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.

# heineken-cup - 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.

# heineken-cup - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Provincial success in Europe has driven Ireland standards at Test level

Ireland’s recent Six Nations titles have coincided with disappointing provincial results. Is there a link or mere coincidence?

# heineken-cup - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Connacht identity rooted in the struggle, yet Toulouse nothing to fear for champions

“I’m proud of the fact I’ve been here through some very tough times,” says John Muldoon in poetic mood.

# heineken-cup - Thursday 28 January, 2016

'It's exactly the challenge I came for': Dan Carter impressed by Top 14's improvement since Perpignan days DC

'It's exactly the challenge I came for': Dan Carter impressed by Top 14's improvement since Perpignan days

The All Black superstar hailed the development of the league in his six years away.

# heineken-cup - Saturday 23 January, 2016

This Munster-heavy European rugby pool round 6 quiz is probably too hard for you

The five rounds that led us here were just appetisers, the sixth round of pool games are where the drama really unfolds.

# heineken-cup - Monday 7 December, 2015

5 of the worst title defences of recent history

After another defeat for Chelsea at the weekend, we look at other dreadful title defences.

# heineken-cup - Thursday 3 September, 2015

7 of our favourite moments from Donncha O'Callaghan's Munster career

A team player, a veteran, and an inadvertent underwear model.

# heineken-cup - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Classic analysis: Sexton leads Leinster to greatest European comeback

We look back on one of the most legendary games in the history of European rugby.

# heineken-cup - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Power ranking the 9 best Heineken Cup semi finals

Time for the Champions Cup to add to the list.

# heineken-cup - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Ferris' last stand as Ulster dig deep against Saracens - My 2014 sporting moment

Sean Farrell looks back on a painful day that signalled the end of an era for Ulster.

# heineken-cup - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Pienaar, penalties and late poaches: Munster's history with Saracens Round Six This post contains videos

Pienaar, penalties and late poaches: Munster's history with Saracens

Can the southern province get back to winning ways against the Premiership side?