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Dublin: 15 °C Thursday 13 August, 2020

#Heineken Champions Cup

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

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

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'

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ryan back from injury as McGrath captains Leinster against Benetton

Leo Cullen has made four changes to his starting XV, all of them coming in the pack.

# heineken-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.’

# heineken-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.’

# heineken-champions-cup - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Marmion returns ahead of Connacht's final Champions Cup game, Fitzgerald ruled out for rest of the season

Head coach Andy Friend says the scrum-half is in back in full training before their showdown with Montpellier.

# heineken-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.

Munster fighting for European lives in monumental clash against Racing

The task is a hugely demanding one for Johann van Graan’s men.

# heineken-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.

'It's a buzz that I find infectious and absolutely loved from minute one against Leicester last year'

Will Addison and Ulster are going to Clermont in expectation, not in hope.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 10 January, 2020

Fardy to lead Leinster as Cullen names side to face Lyon

A raft of Leinster’s front-line internationals return as they seek to secure a home quarter-final.

Coetzee and Murphy return to Ulster team for Clermont clash

Head coach Dan McFarland has made just two changes to the team that beat Munster last Friday.

Hanrahan gets the nod to start in Munster's must-win game in Paris

Johann van Graan has selected JJ Hanrahan at out-half for Sunday’s clash with Racing 92.

# heineken-champions-cup - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

Connacht boosted by return of nine players for Toulouse clash

Bundee Aki and Jack Carty are among a raft of players in line to play this weekend as Andy Friend’s side bid to keep their slim European hopes alive.

# heineken-champions-cup - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Northampton Saints trio cleared following citings from defeat to Leinster

Lewis Bean, Andy Symons and Matt Proctor are all free to play after the complaints were dismissed.

# heineken-champions-cup - Monday 16 December, 2019

'He goes out and expresses himself' - Plenty of praise as Larmour continues to flourish at 15

The versatile full-back’s form will please Andy Farrell ahead of his first Six Nations as Ireland head coach.

# heineken-champions-cup - Saturday 14 December, 2019

Cullen wants 7-try Leinster to be even more clinical

The province scored seven tries for the second week running, but the head coach was annoyed by the chances they left behind.

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.

'They decided to go to the corner and unfortunately it didn't work out for us'

Johann van Graan says Munster’s trip to face Racing 92 in Paris next month is now a knock-out tie.

As it happened: Leinster v Northampton Saints, Champions Cup

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

Cullen can smile about 'tough period' as Leinster look to extend perfect start to season

The province are expected to make it 11 wins in a row when they take on Northampton Saints at the Aviva Stadium.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 13 December, 2019

Cullen says Six Nations is the target for Sexton

The Leinster out-half is seeing a specialist in the UK as he battles a knee ligament injury.

Big guns return as Saracens make 12 changes for Munster clash

Mark McCall has drafted in the heavy artillery for tomorrow’s return fixture at Allianz Park.

Munster make front-row adjustment for showdown with Saracens

John Ryan will make his 150th appearance after being selected at the expense of Stephen Archer.

# heineken-champions-cup - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Kiwi flyer Faddes comes into Ulster team to visit Harlequins tomorrow

Kieran Treadwell starts in the second row in the only other change to Dan McFarland’s starting XV.

# heineken-champions-cup - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Fainga’a adds to Connacht's injury woes as flanker to miss Gloucester and Munster games

Head coach Andy Friend will also be without Tiernan O’Halloran and Kieran Marmion for the games.

Ringrose says his missed tackle statistics don't tell full story

The Leinster centre has argued his case after some defensive errors during last weekend’s defeat of Northampton Saints.

# heineken-champions-cup - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Munster's Arno Botha set for disciplinary hearing tomorrow

The South African forward was dismissed in the closing stages of Munster’s victory over Saracens.

# heineken-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.

# heineken-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.

# heineken-champions-cup - Friday 6 December, 2019

Captain Butler back to bolster Connacht for Gloucester trip

A training ground injury for Matt Healy has forced Friend to switch John Porch to fullback.

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