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#Heineken Champions Cup

# heineken-champions-cup - Yesterday’s News

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row
# Team News
# Team News

Fardy replaces Baird for Leinster as Exeter make two changes in front row

Fri 12:08 PM 15,617 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men didn’t play last weekend after their clash with Toulon was cancelled.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 2 April, 2021

Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'
# Next Step
# Next Step

Leinster's quarter-final spot confirmed as Toulon rage at 'scandal'

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:22 PM 71,118 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men will face Exeter or Lyon next weekend.

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
# Somebody Think Of Limerick
# Somebody Think Of Limerick

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:58 PM 50,409 Views 60 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella believe Johann van Graan’s recruitment of the South African is the wrong move on numerous levels.

Leinster's game against Toulon has been cancelled due to a positive Covid case
# Off
# Off

Leinster's game against Toulon has been cancelled due to a positive Covid case

Apr 2nd 2021, 12:35 PM 57,157 Views 88 Comments

The Champions Cup round-of-16 clash was due to kick off at 5.30pm this evening.

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 7,509 Views 16 Comments

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

# heineken-champions-cup - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Lancaster and POC encourage Van der Flier's ball-carrying progress
# Impact
# Impact

Lancaster and POC encourage Van der Flier's ball-carrying progress

Updated Apr 1st 2021, 8:32 AM 19,761 Views 29 Comments

The Leinster flanker will hope to show his quality against Toulon tomorrow.

'We're definitely going to come out swinging... That's what Munster do'
# Front Up
# Front Up

'We're definitely going to come out swinging... That's what Munster do'

Apr 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 7,402 Views 20 Comments

Niall Scannell is relishing going up against a heavyweight Toulouse pack on Saturday.

# heineken-champions-cup - Monday 29 March, 2021

Doubts over Johnny Sexton and Ross Byrne for Leinster's clash with Toulon
# Latest
# Latest

Doubts over Johnny Sexton and Ross Byrne for Leinster's clash with Toulon

Mar 29th 2021, 2:57 PM 9,556 Views 13 Comments

Scott Penny has been ruled out for Friday night’s Champions Cup game against the French side at the RDS.

# heineken-champions-cup - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Munster's Goggin expected to miss up to two months following surgery on hand
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Munster's Goggin expected to miss up to two months following surgery on hand

Feb 9th 2021, 7:23 PM 6,960 Views 17 Comments

There is positive news, however, for front rows Roman Salanoa and James Cronin.

# heineken-champions-cup - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Northampton's Wood cited for clearout on Van der Flier
# Hearing
# Hearing

Northampton's Wood cited for clearout on Van der Flier

Dec 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 13,069 Views 33 Comments

The 34-year-old escaped punishment for the 70th-minute incident during which contact was made between his shoulder and the Leinster back row’s head.

# heineken-champions-cup - Monday 21 December, 2020

'I went from playing golf with the local electrician to playing rugby with the best player in the world in 3 weeks'
# The Bear McCabe
# The Bear McCabe

'I went from playing golf with the local electrician to playing rugby with the best player in the world in 3 weeks'

Dec 21st 2020, 8:36 AM 57,858 Views 19 Comments

Peter McCabe was considering applying for the guards or focusing on the family strawberry farm when a phonecall from Pat Lam breathed new life into his first-choice career.

# heineken-champions-cup - Sunday 20 December, 2020

Zebo scores one of seven tries as Racing thrash Harlequins in London
# Masterclass
# Masterclass

Zebo scores one of seven tries as Racing thrash Harlequins in London

Dec 20th 2020, 7:31 PM 10,394 Views 9 Comments

Racing have achieved maximum points from the first two rounds.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 18 December, 2020

Billy Burns back from injury to captain Ulster against his former club
# Suftum
# Suftum

Billy Burns back from injury to captain Ulster against his former club

Dec 18th 2020, 12:16 PM 5,316 Views 12 Comments

The northern province travel to Gloucester in a bid to rebound from last weekend’s defeat to Toulouse.

'It's been my ambition for a long time and to get out there was awesome'
# Top Of The Props
# Top Of The Props

'It's been my ambition for a long time and to get out there was awesome'

Dec 18th 2020, 7:05 AM 8,358 Views 5 Comments

It has been ‘a crazy month’ for 25-year-old Ulster and Ireland loosehead prop Eric O’Sullivan.

# heineken-champions-cup - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Leinster begin European campaign with five-star win in Montpellier
# Drive For Five
# Drive For Five

Leinster begin European campaign with five-star win in Montpellier

Dec 12th 2020, 7:40 PM 39,636 Views 36 Comments

Tries by Josh van der Flier, Ciaran Frawley, Dave Kearney, Dan Leavy and Jimmy O’Brien were more than enough for Leo Cullen’s men.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 11 December, 2020

'I've come here and I feel like I've really been coached. They've challenged me'
# Fresh Start
# Fresh Start

'I've come here and I feel like I've really been coached. They've challenged me'

Dec 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,630 Views 9 Comments

Ian Madigan has settled in happily to life with Ulster since joining last summer.

# heineken-champions-cup - Monday 7 December, 2020

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action
# Challenges
# Challenges

No pause for breath as Irish provinces launch straight into European action

Dec 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,488 Views 9 Comments

The Champions Cup kicks off on Friday night as Toulouse visit Ulster in Belfast.

# heineken-champions-cup - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Leinster's supply to Ireland means challenge for start of Champions Cup campaign
# Draw
# Draw

Leinster's supply to Ireland means challenge for start of Champions Cup campaign

Oct 29th 2020, 6:45 AM 9,002 Views 7 Comments

Stuart Lancaster and co. will take on Montpellier and Northampton in the pool stages.

# heineken-champions-cup - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Man for the big occasion Zebo in place to realise Racing dream
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Man for the big occasion Zebo in place to realise Racing dream

Oct 17th 2020, 10:00 AM 29,188 Views 41 Comments

The Munster man moved to Paris for opportunities like this.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 16 October, 2020

Zebo and Whitten start as Exeter and Racing name Champions Cup final line-ups
# Team News
# Team News

Zebo and Whitten start as Exeter and Racing name Champions Cup final line-ups

Oct 16th 2020, 12:33 PM 15,732 Views 25 Comments

There’ll be a new name on the silverware after tomorrow’s final, which will be played at Bristol’s Ashton Gate.

# heineken-champions-cup - Monday 28 September, 2020

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines
# Donners
# Donners

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 43,473 Views 38 Comments

The Tipperary man came in for big praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# heineken-champions-cup - Sunday 20 September, 2020

'We didn't look like a quarter-final team' - McFarland laments Ulster's post-lockdown form
# Mystery
# Mystery

'We didn't look like a quarter-final team' - McFarland laments Ulster's post-lockdown form

Sep 20th 2020, 4:38 PM 9,553 Views 7 Comments

The northern province’s season came to a disappointing end at the Stade Ernest-Wallon this afternoon.

# heineken-champions-cup - Saturday 19 September, 2020

'We got a little bit spooked... they probably managed the big occasion better'
# Gutted
# Gutted

'We got a little bit spooked... they probably managed the big occasion better'

Sep 19th 2020, 6:23 PM 16,049 Views 41 Comments

Leinster boss Leo Cullen had major regrets over his side’s first-half showing against Saracens.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 18 September, 2020

Ex-Connacht man Ahki wary of threat Ulster's McCloskey poses to Toulouse
# Midfield
# Midfield

Ex-Connacht man Ahki wary of threat Ulster's McCloskey poses to Toulouse

Sep 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,835 Views 6 Comments

The New Zealander enjoyed his time in Galway but has thrived with the Top 14 club.

# heineken-champions-cup - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Racing 92's Kurtley Beale banned for Clermont clash – and potential semi-final against Leinster
# Indisponible
# Indisponible

Racing 92's Kurtley Beale banned for Clermont clash – and potential semi-final against Leinster

Sep 16th 2020, 7:34 PM 11,985 Views 6 Comments

The Wallaby has received a three-week suspension.

Saracens well prepared as they come to Dublin with 'nothing to lose'
# Last Hurrah
# Last Hurrah

Saracens well prepared as they come to Dublin with 'nothing to lose'

Sep 16th 2020, 6:00 AM 7,948 Views 16 Comments

Mark McCall’s men have an upset win over Leinster in their sights.

# heineken-champions-cup - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues
# Prop Life
# Prop Life

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues

Sep 15th 2020, 9:15 AM 8,113 Views 4 Comments

The Wexford man has been sidelined with a back issue in recent weeks.

Toulouse's thrilling start to season a concern for travelling Ulster
# Jouez
# Jouez

Toulouse's thrilling start to season a concern for travelling Ulster

Sep 15th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,077 Views 4 Comments

The Top 14 side are targetting a record-setting fifth Heineken Champions Cup crown.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 11 September, 2020

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months
# Upping The Stakes
# Upping The Stakes

Saracens feeling buzz ahead of trip to Dublin for first meaningful match in months

Sep 11th 2020, 9:35 PM 9,142 Views 11 Comments

Mark McCall’s men face Exeter in another ‘nothing’ game before travelling to Dublin in a bid to hang onto their European title.

# heineken-champions-cup - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Dates, times and TV details confirmed for Leinster and Ulster's Champions Cup quarters
# Last Eight
# Last Eight

Dates, times and TV details confirmed for Leinster and Ulster's Champions Cup quarters

Jul 16th 2020, 3:15 PM 22,480 Views 16 Comments

Ulster’s clash away to Toulouse will be shown on Virgin Media and Channel 4.

# heineken-champions-cup - Thursday 25 June, 2020

'I think it has lost a little bit of its attractiveness over the last four or five years'
# France First
# France First

'I think it has lost a little bit of its attractiveness over the last four or five years'

Jun 25th 2020, 6:33 PM 9,599 Views 15 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss a busy week of news, and the future of the Champions Cup, on Rugby Weekly.

# heineken-champions-cup - Thursday 28 May, 2020

'I think as a coach, you'd prefer this way' - Would you be in favour of an orange-card rule in rugby?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

'I think as a coach, you'd prefer this way' - Would you be in favour of an orange-card rule in rugby?

May 28th 2020, 4:28 PM 6,665 Views 12 Comments

The rule would see players effectively sin-binned for 15 minutes while an independent review into their illegal challenge takes place as play continues.

# heineken-champions-cup - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Reidy sees form for Ulster rewarded with two-year contract extension
# Staying Put
# Staying Put

Reidy sees form for Ulster rewarded with two-year contract extension

Feb 13th 2020, 6:01 PM 4,477 Views 4 Comments

The openside tops the tackle-count table in the Pro14 this season and has featured in all of Ulster’s Champions Cup games since 2016.

# heineken-champions-cup - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Ulster's Treadwell to face disciplinary hearing after tackle against Bath
# Cited
# Cited

Ulster's Treadwell to face disciplinary hearing after tackle against Bath

Jan 21st 2020, 12:23 PM 11,484 Views 18 Comments

The second row has been cited for a challenge on Tom Ellis.

# heineken-champions-cup - Monday 20 January, 2020

20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster
# Bright Spark
# Bright Spark

20-year-old Craig Casey's energy an exciting prospect for Munster

Jan 20th 2020, 6:39 PM 14,611 Views 38 Comments

The Shannon scrum-half showed his potential in a cameo off the bench at Thomond Park yesterday.

# heineken-champions-cup - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Connacht's Marmion sets out to ensure he's not Ireland's forgotten man at 9
# Depth Chart
# Depth Chart

Connacht's Marmion sets out to ensure he's not Ireland's forgotten man at 9

Jan 19th 2020, 7:15 AM 4,584 Views 4 Comments

The scrum-half returns to the Connacht team for the first time since November against Montpellier today.

# heineken-champions-cup - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final
# Onwards
# Onwards

Ulster see off Bath to secure second consecutive Champions Cup quarter-final

Jan 18th 2020, 5:20 PM 17,490 Views 11 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men were sloppy in victory but they advance into the knock-outs again.

As it happened: Ulster v Bath, Heineken Champions Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Bath, Heineken Champions Cup

Jan 18th 2020, 5:01 PM 28,217 Views 3 Comments

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

Leinster overcome gritty Benetton to seal top seeding in Champions Cup quarter-finals
# Job Done
# Job Done

Leinster overcome gritty Benetton to seal top seeding in Champions Cup quarter-finals

Jan 18th 2020, 2:49 PM 30,584 Views 51 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side ran in two crucial second-half tries to secure the win.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 17 January, 2020

Addison fit for Ulster as Ireland call-up O'Toole starts at tighthead prop
# Named
# Named

Addison fit for Ulster as Ireland call-up O'Toole starts at tighthead prop

Jan 17th 2020, 12:17 PM 5,875 Views 10 Comments

Marty Moore misses out after limping off during last weekend’s defeat to Clermont.

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