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#European Rugby Champions Cup

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Champions Cup boost for Exeter as Nowell in line to make injury comeback

The England wing trained on Tuesday ahead of Racing showdown.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Owen Farrell to miss Leinster showdown after being hit with five-match ban

Farrell was dismissed for a high and reckless tackle last weekend.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Scrap Premier League promotion if Championship season isn't completed, says Norwich chief

Stuart Webber insists that the Canaries won’t accept relegation if they are replaced by a second-tier club who haven’t seen out the current campaign.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 19 January, 2020

LIVE: Munster v Ospreys, Champions Cup

Qualification is out of their reach, but can Munster end a disappointing Champions Cup campaign on a high?

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 18 January, 2020

As it happened: Ulster v Bath, Heineken Champions Cup

Follow all the action live as Dan McFarland’s side welcome Bath to Belfast.

As it happened: Benetton v Leinster, Heineken Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s side did enough to clinch the number one seeding for the quarter-finals.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Heffernan eyes vacant Irish hooker slot after inclusion in Farrell's Six Nations squad

‘Obviously Rory Best had the jersey pretty much locked down for the last number of years. There probably is a bit of an opening there.’

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Embarrassment of riches at out-half won't hinder young guns' development, says Contepomi

‘They need to understand they need to play to their strength without compromising our system or the way Leinster wants to play.’

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 12 January, 2020

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Munster have travelled to Paris La Défense Arena for a must-win game which begins at 3.15pm.

As it happened: Leinster v Lyon, European Rugby Champions Cup

Kick-off at the RDS is at 1pm.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 11 January, 2020

As it happened: Connacht v Toulouse, European Rugby Champions Cup

Relive all the action as Andy Friend’s team fell to a disappointing defeat at the Sportsground.

As it happened: Clermont v Ulster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Dan McFarland’s northern province lost a tough test in France.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Ringrose bags another hat-trick as imperious Leinster roll over Saints again

Leo Cullen’s side scored seven tries against Northampton for the second week running.

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton Saints, Champions Cup

Kick-off at the Aviva Stadium is at 17:15.

As it happened: Saracens v Munster, Champions Cup

Two heavyweights face off in London.

As it happened: Connacht v Gloucester, European Rugby Champions Cup

Andy Friend’s charges rallied from the jaws of defeat to get a vital victory at the Sportsground.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Friday 13 December, 2019

As it happened: Harlequins v Ulster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Dan McFarland’s ran in five tries to pick up a bonus-point win at the Twickenham Stoop.

Furlong and Ross Byrne in for Leinster's Champions Cup meeting with Saints

Scott Fardy captains the side at the Aviva Stadium in the absence of Johnny Sexton.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 8 December, 2019

As it happened: Gloucester v Connacht, Champions Cup

Connacht make the journey to Kingsholm aiming to boost their prospects in Pool 5.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 7 December, 2019

As it happened: Munster v Saracens, Champions Cup

The hosts edged out a dogged fight against the reigning holders at Thomond Park.

Cooney the hero as Ulster seal dramatic late victory

Dan McFarland’s men remain unbeaten in Europe and retake top spot in Pool Three of the Heineken Champions Cup.

As it happened: Northampton Saints v Leinster, Champions Cup

Relive all the action as Leo Cullen’s team struck for seven tries at Franklin’s Gardens.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 23 November, 2019

As it happened: Munster v Racing 92, European Rugby Champions Cup

Donnacha Ryan and Simon Zebo were back in Limerick for a clash with their former club, we went minute-by-minute.

As it happened: Lyon v Leinster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Last year’s runners-up went to France to take on the Top14 leaders.

As it happened: Toulouse v Connacht, European Rugby Champions Cup

We’re live as Connacht look to back up last week’s win with a big performance in France.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Friday 22 November, 2019

As it happened: Ulster v Clermont, Heineken Champions Cup

John Cooney was outstanding as Ulster secured a vital home win.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 17 November, 2019

As it happened: Connacht v Montpellier, European Rugby Champions Cup

Catch up on all the action as Andy Friend’s side scored a thrilling win over the Top 14 outfit.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 16 November, 2019

As it happened: Ospreys v Munster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Could Munster heap more misery on Ospreys? We had minute-by-minute coverage of the action in Swansea.

Jacob's cracker saves Ulster victory in frantic finish against Bath

Dan McFarland’s side got their Champions Cup campaign up and running with a precious win at The Rec.

As it happened: Leinster v Benetton, European Rugby Champions Cup

We’ll have score updates from the RDS as Leinster kick off their European drive for five.

As it happened: Bath v Ulster, European Rugby Champions Cup

Join us for live minute-by-minute coverage as Ulster kick off their Champions Cup campaign at The Rec.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Van Graan backs 'big leader' Bleyendaal to step up for Munster

JJ Hanrahan looks set to miss Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup clash with Ospreys.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 2 November, 2019

JJ Hanrahan stars as Munster claim bonus-point win in Cardiff

It ended a two-year wait for a victory at the Arms Park for the visitors.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Saracens beat Exeter to win English Premiership and complete double

The London club came 27-16 down to see off their opponents.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 11 May, 2019

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup final

We followed all the action from St James’ Park as Leo Cullen’s side chased a record fifth star.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Cronin, Furlong and Ringrose shortlisted for EPCR Player of the Year award

Champions Cup finalists Leinster and Saracens dominate the five-man shortlist.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Emotional O'Brien returning to his best as sun begins to set on Leinster career

Leo Cullen hailed the flanker’s ‘exceptional’ contribution against Toulouse.

Out of 10: How we rated Cullen's Leinster in their semi-final defeat of Toulouse

Johnny Sexton was man of the match, but there were some outstanding performances from those in blue at the Aviva.

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

Join us for live coverage from the Aviva Stadium as Leo Cullen’s side bid to book their place in next month’s decider.

# european-rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 20 April, 2019

As it happened: Saracens v Munster, Champions Cup semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Munster set out to break their semi-final habit against a formidable Saracens side.

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