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#Montpellier

# montpellier - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Leinster advance as top seeds after completing clean sweep in Montpellier
# Favourites
# Favourites

Leinster advance as top seeds after completing clean sweep in Montpellier

Jan 20th 2018, 2:52 PM 26,584 Views 35 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men recovered from a poor first half to secure a sixth win from six in Pool 3.

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup

Jan 20th 2018, 12:20 PM 35,258 Views 12 Comments

We were at the Altrad Stadium as Leo Cullen’s side looked to progress to the quarter-finals as top seeds.

'I love to have the chance to run at the halfbacks, so it's great for me!'
# Main Man
# Main Man

'I love to have the chance to run at the halfbacks, so it's great for me!'

Jan 20th 2018, 7:45 AM 9,942 Views 9 Comments

Jack Conan has excelled in Leinster’s number eight shirt this season.

# montpellier - Friday 19 January, 2018

'It's just pure work rate. In a tight game, it can nearly win you a game'
# Bust A Gut
# Bust A Gut

'It's just pure work rate. In a tight game, it can nearly win you a game'

Jan 19th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,315 Views 13 Comments

Robbie Henshaw is happy that he’s showing a rounded game in midfield for Leinster.

# montpellier - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'I always enjoyed the saying 'look after your own shop' or 'if it's to be, it's up to me''
# Wise Words
# Wise Words

'I always enjoyed the saying 'look after your own shop' or 'if it's to be, it's up to me''

Jan 17th 2018, 10:40 AM 6,435 Views 15 Comments

Tadhg Furlong is enjoying Leinster’s offloading freedom but is still keeping his head down.

# montpellier - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Montpellier pull out the big bucks for CJ Stander with huge €840k-a-year offer
# Reports
# Reports

Montpellier pull out the big bucks for CJ Stander with huge €840k-a-year offer

Dec 19th 2017, 12:38 PM 19,003 Views 54 Comments

With his IRFU contract coming to an end, the Munster man has reportedly been offered an astonishing figure to ply his trade in the Top14.

# montpellier - Saturday 14 October, 2017

As it happened: Leinster v Montpellier, Champions Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Montpellier, Champions Cup

Updated Oct 14th 2017, 2:00 PM 43,049 Views 7 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side got their European campaign underway at the RDS this afternoon.

Leinster ready to scrap for every point in toughest Champions Cup pool
# Champions Cup
# Champions Cup

Leinster ready to scrap for every point in toughest Champions Cup pool

Oct 14th 2017, 6:15 AM 4,624 Views 7 Comments

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen remains wary of Montpellier’s array of talent eve if Aaron Cruden fell foul of injury.

# montpellier - Friday 13 October, 2017

Touch of déjà vu for Cullen as Sexton knock opens door for Ross Byrne
# Byrne Up
# Byrne Up

Touch of déjà vu for Cullen as Sexton knock opens door for Ross Byrne

Oct 13th 2017, 2:47 PM 6,499 Views 3 Comments

The head coach hopes to see Johnny Sexton, Sean O’Brien and Rory O’Loughlin fit to feature against Glasgow next weekend.

# montpellier - Monday 9 October, 2017

'Our way of doing things, that’s sustainable': Cullen braced for Montpellier's expensive talent
# French Funds
# French Funds

'Our way of doing things, that’s sustainable': Cullen braced for Montpellier's expensive talent

Oct 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,405 Views 20 Comments

Leinster’s opening Champions Cup opponents were on an imprssive spending spree last year.

# montpellier - Sunday 10 September, 2017

Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle
# Sacre Bleu
# Sacre Bleu

Champions Clermont Auvergne hit with 7-try trouncing by La Rochelle

Sep 10th 2017, 11:38 AM 7,953 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, former Ulster favourite Ruan Pienaar chipped in with 17 points for Montpellier against Castres.

# montpellier - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'I wasn't allowed to stay with Ulster any longer': Montpellier confirm three-year contract for Ruan Pienaar
# Au Ru-voir
# Au Ru-voir

'I wasn't allowed to stay with Ulster any longer': Montpellier confirm three-year contract for Ruan Pienaar

Jun 13th 2017, 1:46 PM 9,446 Views 13 Comments

Vern Cotter is assembling quite the crop of Galacticos in the south of France.

# montpellier - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Montpellier lose their cool as ROG's Racing book Clermont semi-final
# Top 14
# Top 14

Montpellier lose their cool as ROG's Racing book Clermont semi-final

May 20th 2017, 7:18 PM 10,394 Views 0 Comments

Francois Steyn entered the sin bin and Jannie Du Plessis was sent off as Racing 92 dumped Montpellier out of the Top 14 finals.

# montpellier - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Steyn appeal against ban for high hit on Sexton turned down
# Take It As Red
# Take It As Red

Steyn appeal against ban for high hit on Sexton turned down

Feb 1st 2017, 5:45 PM 3,389 Views 4 Comments

The Springbok is still suspended for Top 14 matches against Toulouse and Lyon.

# montpellier - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Montpellier's Steyn appeals four-week ban he received for high shot on Sexton
# Frans Steyn
# Frans Steyn

Montpellier's Steyn appeals four-week ban he received for high shot on Sexton

Jan 31st 2017, 4:54 PM 2,693 Views 5 Comments

The South African was shown a red card for the tackle earlier this month.

# montpellier - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Nemani Nadolo takes out FIVE Northampton tacklers to score Jonah Lomu-esque try
# Beast Mode
# Beast Mode

Nemani Nadolo takes out FIVE Northampton tacklers to score Jonah Lomu-esque try

Jan 21st 2017, 1:12 PM 10,985 Views 8 Comments

The big man would have approved.

# montpellier - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

All Black out-half Aaron Cruden commits to three years with Montpellier
# Au Revoir Chiefs
# Au Revoir Chiefs

All Black out-half Aaron Cruden commits to three years with Montpellier

Jan 17th 2017, 10:08 PM 9,947 Views 17 Comments

The Chiefs star has chosen a life in France over another shot at the World Cup.

Leinster lock Triggs cited, joins Frans Steyn at disciplinary hearing tomorrow
# Red Mist
# Red Mist

Leinster lock Triggs cited, joins Frans Steyn at disciplinary hearing tomorrow

Jan 17th 2017, 6:02 PM 10,653 Views 21 Comments

The Kiwi has been called before a disciplinary committee for making contact with the eye are of Nic White.

# montpellier - Friday 13 January, 2017

Conan power, Isa magic and a red card see Leinster cruise past Montpellier into 1/4 finals
# Blue Touchpaper
# Blue Touchpaper

Conan power, Isa magic and a red card see Leinster cruise past Montpellier into 1/4 finals

Jan 13th 2017, 9:38 PM 28,609 Views 55 Comments

14 mad first-half minutes set Leinster on the way to an eight-try rout and sealed a quarter-final.

As it happened: Leinster v Montpellier, Champions Cup
# Friday Night Lights
# Friday Night Lights

As it happened: Leinster v Montpellier, Champions Cup

Jan 13th 2017, 9:00 PM 55,097 Views 40 Comments

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

# montpellier - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Sexton and Heaslip included to face Montpellier but O'Brien absent for Leinster
# Team News
# Team News

Sexton and Heaslip included to face Montpellier but O'Brien absent for Leinster

Jan 12th 2017, 12:28 PM 8,890 Views 26 Comments

The eastern province can book their place in the knockout stages with a win.

# montpellier - Friday 25 November, 2016

Woman tied up and murdered by hooded man at home for elderly missionaries
# France
From TheJournal.ie
# France

Woman tied up and murdered by hooded man at home for elderly missionaries

Nov 25th 2016, 6:43 AM 17,777 Views 47 Comments

The horrific incident happened at Montpellier late last night.

# montpellier - Thursday 24 November, 2016

At least one killed after masked attacker bursts into monks' retirement home
# France
From TheJournal.ie
# France

At least one killed after masked attacker bursts into monks' retirement home

Nov 24th 2016, 11:18 PM 21,896 Views 51 Comments

About 70 monks live in the Montpellier home.

# montpellier - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Blow for Tomás O'Leary as knee injury sidelines him for 7 weeks
# Luckless
# Luckless

Blow for Tomás O'Leary as knee injury sidelines him for 7 weeks

Nov 9th 2016, 12:17 PM 5,515 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old will miss a number of key games for Montpellier.

# montpellier - Monday 31 October, 2016

Watch: Fullback's brain fade hands Montpellier win in bizarre end to Top 14 game
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Watch: Fullback's brain fade hands Montpellier win in bizarre end to Top 14 game

Oct 31st 2016, 3:39 PM 12,566 Views 7 Comments

La Rochelle’s Charles Bouldoire won’t be forgetting this rule again any time soon.

# montpellier - Monday 24 October, 2016

Nacewa: Ringrose's rate of improvement 'surprises me every week'
# The Time Is Now
# The Time Is Now

Nacewa: Ringrose's rate of improvement 'surprises me every week'

Oct 24th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,719 Views 2 Comments

“Garry’s getting better every week and it’s exciting to watch.”

# montpellier - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Sexton and O'Brien unscathed (just a bit annoyed) after half-time withdrawal
# Tactical Switch
# Tactical Switch

Sexton and O'Brien unscathed (just a bit annoyed) after half-time withdrawal

Oct 23rd 2016, 4:50 PM 16,670 Views 17 Comments

Head coach Leo Cullen says the pair were ‘pissed off’ to be removed before the second half.

Raw power, precocious youth and more talking points as Leinster take a point in France
# Digging Deep
# Digging Deep

Raw power, precocious youth and more talking points as Leinster take a point in France

Oct 23rd 2016, 4:25 PM 9,245 Views 12 Comments

The eastern province were made to cling on for long stretches, but travel home with a losing bonus point.

Leinster feel the full force of Nadolo in Montpellier defeat
# Moving Mountain
# Moving Mountain

Leinster feel the full force of Nadolo in Montpellier defeat

Oct 23rd 2016, 2:54 PM 13,138 Views 29 Comments

However, the eastern province finished strong to claim a losing bonus point.

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Montpellier v Leinster, Champions Cup

Oct 23rd 2016, 12:00 PM 38,644 Views 20 Comments

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

# montpellier - Friday 21 October, 2016

Tomás O'Leary on Montpellier bench for Leinster's Champions Cup visit
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Tomás O'Leary on Montpellier bench for Leinster's Champions Cup visit

Oct 21st 2016, 12:56 PM 5,535 Views 7 Comments

The 32-year-old was snapped up by the French club on loan this week.

Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier
# On Your 6
# On Your 6

Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier

Oct 21st 2016, 12:12 PM 7,562 Views 37 Comments

The return of Jonathan Sexton and Mike McCarthy completes a triple boost for the eastern province.

# montpellier - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Wallabies and Brumbies lose Joe Tomane to Montpellier
# Northbound
# Northbound

Wallabies and Brumbies lose Joe Tomane to Montpellier

Jul 5th 2016, 8:26 AM 4,153 Views 2 Comments

‘It is also an opportunity to live abroad and do what I love most, play rugby.’

# montpellier - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Halfpenny returns from nine-month absence to steer Toulon to Top 14 final
# Magnifique
# Magnifique

Halfpenny returns from nine-month absence to steer Toulon to Top 14 final

Jun 18th 2016, 11:51 PM 7,999 Views 7 Comments

In his first game since last September, the Welsh full-back chipped in with 17 points Roazhon Park.

# montpellier - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Quins out-half pays tribute to O'Shea as he moves to France to replace Trinh-Duc
# Ben Ten
# Ben Ten

Quins out-half pays tribute to O'Shea as he moves to France to replace Trinh-Duc

May 4th 2016, 11:26 AM 11,747 Views 16 Comments

Italian scrum-half Tito Tebaldi is also leaving The Stoop.

# montpellier - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Du Plessis brothers help Montpellier secure Challenge Cup final berth alongside 'Quins
# Dragon Slayers
# Dragon Slayers

Du Plessis brothers help Montpellier secure Challenge Cup final berth alongside 'Quins

Apr 23rd 2016, 8:29 PM 7,843 Views 3 Comments

Fulgence Ouedraogo was an instrumental Frenchman amidst a host of South African powerhouses.

# montpellier - Thursday 12 November, 2015

'Everyone in world rugby knows this is one of the prime jobs' - Jake White keen on England gig
# Come And Get Me Plea
# Come And Get Me Plea

'Everyone in world rugby knows this is one of the prime jobs' - Jake White keen on England gig

Nov 12th 2015, 9:56 PM 4,002 Views 3 Comments

However, the Montpellier boss does not want to be involved in a drawn out process.

# montpellier - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

This vicious clear-out in the Top 14 rightly resulted in a yellow card
# The Flying Springbok
# The Flying Springbok

This vicious clear-out in the Top 14 rightly resulted in a yellow card

Sep 9th 2015, 1:47 PM 8,243 Views 13 Comments

131kg meets 78kg and it doesn’t end well.

# montpellier - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From Paris to Perth, sporting world remembers massacre victims
# Tribute
# Tribute

From Paris to Perth, sporting world remembers massacre victims

Jan 10th 2015, 12:18 AM 3,532 Views 3 Comments

Fans joined the teams in an impeccably observed minute’s silence.

# montpellier - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Slammin' Sam Burgess is set for his first start in rugby union tomorrow
# Unit
# Unit

Slammin' Sam Burgess is set for his first start in rugby union tomorrow

Dec 11th 2014, 8:09 PM 6,539 Views 13 Comments

The 25-year-old centre has been gathering a lot of hype since his transfer from rugby league.