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#European Rugby Cup

# european-rugby-cup - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'We've only got ourselves to blame' - Lam frustrated by Connacht's near miss

The western province’s head coach hopes young players will learn from this defeat.

Connacht agonisingly miss out on quarter-finals with defeat in Toulouse

Pat Lam’s men needed only three points, but couldn’t find them.

As it happened: Toulouse v Connacht, Champions Cup pool finale

Pat Lam’s went looking for their first ever Champions Cup knock-out spot.

Connacht close to quarter-final but huge evening awaits in Toulouse

Pat Lam’s men can still clinch a place in the knockout stages.

# european-rugby-cup - Saturday 21 January, 2017

As it happened: Munster v Racing 92, Champions Cup

A win this afternoon at Thomond Park will guarantee a home quarter-final for the southern province.

Munster strong favourites to earn home QF in front of another sold out Thomond

Rassie Erasmus’ men are expected to win convincingly in Limerick today.

# european-rugby-cup - Friday 20 January, 2017

Cullen optimistic over Sexton injury as Six Nations looms into view

The Leinster out-half had tightness in his calf during the 24-24 draw in Castres.

Leinster draw in Castres to all but secure home Champions Cup quarter-final

Meanwhile, Johnny Sexton picked up a calf injury in the first half of the 24-24 draw.

As it happened: Castres v Leinster, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster tried to wrap up a home quarter-final berth.

Tommy O'Donnell returns as Munster target win and home quarter-final

TOD, Cronin and O’Mahony all named to start Munster’s final pool game.

Boost for Connacht's European hopes as Carty fit to start at out-half

Pat Lam makes five changes for “the biggest game in Connacht’s history.”

# european-rugby-cup - Saturday 14 January, 2017

'We kissed and made up!' - Munster and Stander back in the quarter-finals

CJ Stander says Munster can improve as they look towards a knockout tie.

Saili's late try sends Munster back into the Champions Cup quarter-finals

The All Blacks-capped centre proved the match winner for Rassie Erasmus’ men.

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Munster, Champions Cup

Munster faced their biggest test of the European campaign to date but knew they would book a quarter-final berth with victory at Scotstoun.

As it happened: Connacht v Zebre, Champions Cup

We followed all the action from Galway as Pat Lam’s side hosted the Italians.

# european-rugby-cup - Friday 13 January, 2017

As it happened: Leinster v Montpellier, Champions Cup

Leo Cullen’s side had the chance to book a quarter-final place tonight and we followed all the action from the RDS.

# european-rugby-cup - Friday 6 January, 2017

Munster aim to pay tribute to Foley with performance on return to Paris

Hooker Niall Scannell says Axel remains at the forefront of his mind, even during games.

# european-rugby-cup - Sunday 18 December, 2016

As it happened: Clermont v Ulster, Champions Cup

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

# european-rugby-cup - Saturday 17 December, 2016

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton, Champions Cup

We were at the Aviva Stadium for the Pool 4 clash.

As it happened: Connacht v Wasps, Champions Cup

Pat Lam’s side needed a big performance to get their campaign back on track.

As it happened: Leicester v Munster, Champions Cup

Welford Road Stadium is the venue for today’s round 4 clash.

# european-rugby-cup - Sunday 11 December, 2016

As it happened: Wasps v Connacht, Champions Cup

Could Connacht continue their 100% start in Pool 2? We had minute-by-minute coverage of the action at the Ricoh Arena.

# european-rugby-cup - Saturday 10 December, 2016

As it happened: Munster v Leicester Tigers, Champions Cup

We went minute-by-minute as Munster looked to continue their excellent form against an old foe.

# european-rugby-cup - Sunday 23 October, 2016

The Grateful Eight! Connacht put up 52 points against hapless Zebre

Zebre hooker Olivero Fabiani was sent off for biting in the first half in Parma.

As it happened: Zebre v Connacht, Champions Cup

Could Connacht make it two wins from two in the Champions Cup? Join us for all of the action from the Stadio Serigo Lanfranchi.

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup

Could Leo Cullen’s men make it two from two in Pool 4?

# european-rugby-cup - Saturday 22 October, 2016

As it happened: Munster v Glasgow Warriors, European Champions Cup

It’s set to be an emotionally charged afternoon in Limerick following the passing of Anthony Foley.

# european-rugby-cup - Saturday 15 October, 2016

As it happened: Connacht v Toulouse, Champions Cup

Connacht took on Toulouse, as the Irish province aimed to get their Champions Cup campaign off to a winning start.

As it happened: Leinster v Castres Olympique

Leo Cullen’s side get their Champions Cup under way at the RDS.

# european-rugby-cup - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Six-try Leicester power past Stade Francais into the Champions Cup semis

Tigers comfortable as they book first semi-final appearance since 2009.

# european-rugby-cup - Friday 8 April, 2016

Brian O'Driscoll is not tempted by coaching

Brian O’Driscoll and the Hoff. Together at last.

# european-rugby-cup - Sunday 27 March, 2016

SANZAR dismiss EPCR claims over game between Super Rugby and Champions Cup winners

Andy Marinos described the statement as “a premature bullet”.

# european-rugby-cup - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

In-form England hooker George could be sidelined until May with ruptured bicep tendon

Dylan Hartley’s international understudy will miss the chance to face off against him in the Champions Cup next month.

# european-rugby-cup - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Munster's European nightmare ends with four-try win against Treviso

Ronan O’Mahony was man of the match with two tries in Italy.

Ulster are OUT of the Champions Cup as five-star Stade get the job done in Paris

For the first time since 1997/1998, there is no Irish representative in the quarter-finals of Europe’s top competition.

As it happened: Treviso v Munster, European Champions Cup

Munster’s European nightmare comes to an end this afternoon – but can they finish on a high? Follow the action live.

# european-rugby-cup - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Ulster give themselves quarter-final chance with hammering of Oyonnax

The northern province ran in eight tries in total at Kingspan Stadium.

As it happened: Wasps v Leinster and Connacht v Enisei-STM

We followed all the action from the Ricoh Arena and Galway.

As it happened: Ulster v Oyonnax, Champions Cup

The Irish province are chasing a bonus-point victory this afternoon to keep their quarter-finals hopes alive.

# european-rugby-cup - Friday 22 January, 2016

Munster change two for Treviso, Cronin returns to squad

John Ryan and Donnacha Ryan both start in the Stadio Monigo on Sunday (1pm).

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