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#Champions Cup

# champions-cup - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Carley appointed to referee Leinster's semi-final clash with La Rochelle
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Carley appointed to referee Leinster's semi-final clash with La Rochelle

Tue 1:18 PM 8,837 Views 12 Comments

Andrew Brace leads an all-IRFU team for one of the Challenge Cup semi-finals.

# champions-cup - Monday 12 April, 2021

Has Josh van der Flier played himself into the Lions conversation?
# Form
# Form

Has Josh van der Flier played himself into the Lions conversation?

Apr 12th 2021, 3:36 PM 13,495 Views 32 Comments

The Leinster openside’s form was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# champions-cup - Sunday 11 April, 2021

Van der Flier, Kelleher, and Henshaw among the Leinster standouts
# Turnaround
# Turnaround

Van der Flier, Kelleher, and Henshaw among the Leinster standouts

Apr 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 13,973 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster’s side were superb in Sandy Park yesterday.

# champions-cup - Saturday 10 April, 2021

As it happened: Leinster stun champions Exeter in Champions Cup quarter-finals
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster stun champions Exeter in Champions Cup quarter-finals

Apr 10th 2021, 5:02 PM 78,116 Views 34 Comments

Leinster came from 14-0 down to defeat Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter
# Exet Strategy
# Exet Strategy

D-Day for Leinster as they prepare for trench warfare with Exeter

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,085 Views 3 Comments

The 2018 European champions meet last year’s Champions Cup winners in the European quarter-finals tonight.

# champions-cup - Saturday 3 April, 2021

Exeter storm back from slow start to set up quarter-final against Leinster
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Exeter storm back from slow start to set up quarter-final against Leinster

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:49 PM 10,287 Views 6 Comments

The reigning champions found themselves 14-0 down, but advance to meet the four-time champs.

Clermont await Munster or Toulouse in Champions Cup quarter-finals

Clermont await Munster or Toulouse in Champions Cup quarter-finals

Apr 3rd 2021, 3:56 PM 6,930 Views 3 Comments

The Top 14 side will have home advantage next weekend.

As it happened: Munster v Toulouse, Champions Cup last 16
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Toulouse, Champions Cup last 16

Apr 3rd 2021, 2:08 PM 71,212 Views 32 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Munster took on another European giant.

# champions-cup - Friday 2 April, 2021

CJ Stander to skipper Munster against Toulouse as O'Mahony misses out through injury
# Team News
# Team News

CJ Stander to skipper Munster against Toulouse as O'Mahony misses out through injury

Apr 2nd 2021, 12:08 PM 14,564 Views 28 Comments

The sides meet at Thomond Park tomorrow afternoon.

Here's your TV sport guide for Easter weekend
# Tune In
# Tune In

Here's your TV sport guide for Easter weekend

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:30 AM 21,842 Views 8 Comments

Plenty to get stuck into over the next few days.

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon
# Goals
# Goals

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 7,524 Views 16 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men have never beaten Toulon but aim to set the record straight at the RDS.

# champions-cup - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

'It's so hard to leave' - Lancaster says best ahead of Leinster after signing new deal
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

'It's so hard to leave' - Lancaster says best ahead of Leinster after signing new deal

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 12:00 PM 46,681 Views 46 Comments

The Englishman is staying on for another two years at least.

# champions-cup - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Munster looking forward to 'massively exciting' Toulouse challenge
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Munster looking forward to 'massively exciting' Toulouse challenge

Mar 9th 2021, 2:12 PM 5,008 Views 5 Comments

Attack coach Stephen Larkham and Mike Haley have reacted to today’s Champions Cup draw.

Munster drawn with Toulouse as Leinster get Toulon in Champions Cup
# CONFIRMED
# CONFIRMED

Munster drawn with Toulouse as Leinster get Toulon in Champions Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 1:02 PM 24,384 Views 62 Comments

Both Irish provinces are at home in the round-of-16 ties.

# champions-cup - Thursday 14 January, 2021

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby
# New Plan
# New Plan

Cancellations mean Leinster and Munster set to go straight to knockout rugby

Jan 14th 2021, 5:09 PM 46,812 Views 20 Comments

The remaining games in the Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup group stage have been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns.

# champions-cup - Monday 11 January, 2021

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup
# Directive
# Directive

EPCR confirms suspension of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup

Jan 11th 2021, 5:45 PM 23,298 Views 24 Comments

A directive from the French government meant Top 14 clubs couldn’t play this month.

'Change or be changed' - Provinces get used to dealing with uncertainty
# Planning
# Planning

'Change or be changed' - Provinces get used to dealing with uncertainty

Jan 11th 2021, 1:01 AM 7,137 Views 5 Comments

Connacht and Munster insisted they had no idea what would come next after Saturday night’s clash.

# champions-cup - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Champions Cup set to be postponed amidst latest wave of Covid-19
# Postponed
# Postponed

Champions Cup set to be postponed amidst latest wave of Covid-19

Jan 9th 2021, 12:33 PM 33,486 Views 15 Comments

French authorities are believed to have major concerns about cross-border competition at present.

# champions-cup - Friday 8 January, 2021

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision
# Concerns
# Concerns

Champions Cup under threat as EPCR wait on French government decision

Updated Jan 8th 2021, 3:00 PM 16,765 Views 7 Comments

The Top 14 clubs could be forced to withdraw from two rounds of games this month.

# champions-cup - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Northampton's Tom Wood handed three-week ban for JVDF hit
# SAINTS SINNER
# SAINTS SINNER

Northampton's Tom Wood handed three-week ban for JVDF hit

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:37 PM 8,932 Views 15 Comments

He’ll be free to play again when the sides meet in round three.

# champions-cup - Monday 21 December, 2020

Baird honing in on fundamentals for Leinster
# Big Hitter
# Big Hitter

Baird honing in on fundamentals for Leinster

Dec 21st 2020, 8:30 AM 6,722 Views 21 Comments

Ireland’s call will surely come soon enough for the powerful lock.

# champions-cup - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Connacht on the brink of European exit after losing to Bristol
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Connacht on the brink of European exit after losing to Bristol

Dec 20th 2020, 7:37 PM 25,450 Views 15 Comments

Pat Lam’s team win 27-18 in the Sportsground leaving Connacht effectively out of the Champions Cup.

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
# Skipper
# Skipper

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 42,914 Views 14 Comments

23-year-old Paul Boyle captains Connacht against Bristol in the Champions Cup today.

# champions-cup - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Munster produce their greatest comeback in years to beat Clermont
# Comeback Kings
# Comeback Kings

Munster produce their greatest comeback in years to beat Clermont

Dec 19th 2020, 7:45 PM 73,044 Views 123 Comments

Munster come from 28-9 down to win 39-31 against Clermont in the Champions Cup.

Cullen content to wait for offical channels to discuss dangerous hit on Van Der Flier
# The Clash
# The Clash

Cullen content to wait for offical channels to discuss dangerous hit on Van Der Flier

Dec 19th 2020, 6:40 PM 14,104 Views 18 Comments

Tom Wood’s clear-out attempt caught the Ireland flanker full in the face.

Ulster blow lead and bow out after 9-try thriller in Gloucester
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Ulster blow lead and bow out after 9-try thriller in Gloucester

Dec 19th 2020, 6:08 PM 11,000 Views 13 Comments

George Barton’s try on the last play of the game consigned Ulster to back-to-back defeats in Europe.

Baird to the fore as re-jigged Leinster see off Saints
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Baird to the fore as re-jigged Leinster see off Saints

Dec 19th 2020, 2:55 PM 25,067 Views 42 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side notched another bonus point win despite a spate of pre and post kick-off injury issues.

McCloskey a key man in all aspects as Ulster look for crucial away win
# Suftum
# Suftum

McCloskey a key man in all aspects as Ulster look for crucial away win

Dec 19th 2020, 8:30 AM 2,493 Views 1 Comment

The English side have brought back most of their frontliners for the clash at Kingsholm.

Saints alive now but Leinster will kill their European hopes by 3pm
# Byrne Ultimatum
# Byrne Ultimatum

Saints alive now but Leinster will kill their European hopes by 3pm

Dec 19th 2020, 8:08 AM 7,235 Views 14 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side will see off their English challengers today to move a step closer to the Champions Cup quarters.

# champions-cup - Friday 18 December, 2020

Wasps see off 14-man Montpellier to top Champions Cup pool
# Stinging
# Stinging

Wasps see off 14-man Montpellier to top Champions Cup pool

Dec 18th 2020, 11:12 PM 5,529 Views 7 Comments

Over to you, Leinster…

No 'blame' but Bath, Glasgow and champions Exeter handed 4-try defeats for Covid cancellations
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

No 'blame' but Bath, Glasgow and champions Exeter handed 4-try defeats for Covid cancellations

Dec 18th 2020, 7:33 PM 12,746 Views 11 Comments

La Rochelle, Lyon and Toulouse have been given bonus-point victories after their opponents were deemed unable to safely field teams.

Toulon pull out of Champions Cup clash in Wales citing Covid-19 concerns
# Chaos
# Chaos

Toulon pull out of Champions Cup clash in Wales citing Covid-19 concerns

Updated Dec 18th 2020, 4:59 PM 9,267 Views 12 Comments

The French club said the health of their players and staff is of the utmost importance.

Ringrose returns for Leinster and Harry wins battle of the Byrne brothers
# Brotherly Love
# Brotherly Love

Ringrose returns for Leinster and Harry wins battle of the Byrne brothers

Dec 18th 2020, 12:13 PM 12,015 Views 37 Comments

Ryan Baird starts a European game for the first time in the RDS Arena tomorrow and is joined by James Ryan in the second row.

# champions-cup - Thursday 17 December, 2020

'It was illegal' - Munster dismiss Harlequins 'rolling around and diving' claims
# Fallout
# Fallout

'It was illegal' - Munster dismiss Harlequins 'rolling around and diving' claims

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 8:26 AM 33,289 Views 20 Comments

Ben Healy was left injured by two late hits at Thomond Park.

Leinster wary of Saints after applying Saracens lesson on opening weekend
# Win Or Learn
# Win Or Learn

Leinster wary of Saints after applying Saracens lesson on opening weekend

Dec 17th 2020, 6:29 AM 6,786 Views 4 Comments

‘When you lose it’s important you don’t lose the lesson.’

# champions-cup - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Two Champions Cup games cancelled due to Covid-19 cases in Exeter squad
# Upheaval
# Upheaval

Two Champions Cup games cancelled due to Covid-19 cases in Exeter squad

Dec 16th 2020, 2:46 PM 10,198 Views 20 Comments

There could be huge ramifications for Munster, Ulster, and Connacht in Pool B.

Van der Flier has bit between his teeth in battle for 'disputed' 7 shirt
# Competitor
# Competitor

Van der Flier has bit between his teeth in battle for 'disputed' 7 shirt

Dec 16th 2020, 9:32 AM 6,957 Views 19 Comments

Competing for a starting slot is different at 27 than it was at 23 for Josh van der Flier.

# champions-cup - Monday 14 December, 2020

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool
# Standings
# Standings

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool

Dec 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 19,776 Views 40 Comments

Three of the Irish provinces are already playing catch up in the new Champions Cup format.

# champions-cup - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Coombes try on European debut helps Munster to win over Harlequins
# Job Done
# Job Done

Coombes try on European debut helps Munster to win over Harlequins

Dec 13th 2020, 7:25 PM 17,811 Views 78 Comments

The southern province scored two tries in wet conditions at Thomond Park.

Connacht dig in to give Racing 92 one hell of a fright
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Connacht dig in to give Racing 92 one hell of a fright

Dec 13th 2020, 5:23 PM 20,223 Views 15 Comments

The French giants seemed to be cruising for a bonus point win, but tries from Matt Healy, Alex Wootton and Conor Oliver gave Connacht a hard-won losing bonus.

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