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# montpellier - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Paddy Jackson: Montpellier 'were out to spoil our party'

The Ulster out-half has his attention turned towards Welford Road next weekend after last night’s win.

# montpellier - Friday 10 January, 2014

As it happened: Ulster v Montpellier, Heineken Cup

We went minute-by-minute from Ravenhill as Ulster aimed to turn the screw in Pool 5.

Record breaker Trimble just going out to enjoy the ride at Ravenhill

The winger is hoping for a repeat of the relaxed, confident performance he put in against Munster.

Cavalry arrives as Ulster eye up two big steps to quarter-final

Montpellier, on the other hand, have made 13 changes for tonight’s visit to Ravenhill.

# montpellier - Thursday 9 January, 2014

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Three key battles for Ulster to win against Montpellier

Mark Ansombe’s men face the Top 14 club’s second-string, but there are some dangerous players to watch.

Best and Muller return to face Montpellier

Mark Anscombe has picked the fit-again pair for tomorrow night’s Heineken Cup Pool 5 game.

Montpellier name second-string team for Ulster visit

Meanwhile, Jonny Sexton will partner Mike Phillips at halfback for Racing Métro tomorrow night.

Marshall eager to ‘get in the face’ of misfiring Montpellier

The Ulster centre isn’t sure what the French side will throw at him tomorrow night, but he’s happy to play off the cuff.

# montpellier - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

'Schmidt knows my game better than me': Darren Cave wants to play for Ireland more than anything

“It’s great to have a coach whose detail is so good,” says the centre in search of a sixth international cap in five years.

# montpellier - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Ulster take heed of Manchester United’s cautionary cup tale

Few know what Montpellier will bring to Ravenhill on Friday, but Mark Anscombe has his side focused on their own game.

# montpellier - Saturday 4 January, 2014

'Our destiny is in our hands' - Anscombe ready for Heineken Cup

The Ulster coach says his side did a ‘good enough job’ in defending Munster’s maul.

# montpellier - Saturday 28 December, 2013

What would Jamie Heaslip be getting himself into in France?

We take a look at the lie of the land in Montpellier and Toulon, both rumoured destinations for the Ireland No. 8.

# montpellier - Monday 4 November, 2013

Video: French player sees red for this clothes line

Grenoble’s Vincent Campo floored his Montpellier opponent with this dangerous stiff arm.

# montpellier - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

This try by Montpellier was voted as last season's best in France

The LNR-organised Nuit de Rugby took place last night, with Irishman Jeremy Davidson picking up an award.

# montpellier - Monday 21 October, 2013

Snapshot: Ulster celebrate their superb win in Montpellier

The Ulster men were majestic in the Heineken Cup game, and afterwards.

Sure-footed Ulster leave themselves room to improve

Mark Anscombe’s side are clinical in every aspect bar converting try-scoring opportunities.

# montpellier - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Ulster earn important win away to Montpellier

Mark Anscombe’s men gave a tactical master class to beat Montpellier in Pool 5 of the Heineken Cup.

# montpellier - Friday 18 October, 2013

3 of the key battles for Ulster as they visit Montpellier

Experience against energy at scrum-half, power against aggression at openside and two powerhouses out wide.

‘For the boys aspiring to be internationals, this is their chance’ — Rory Best

The Ulster hooker has helped his side through tough tasks in recent weeks. Next stop, Montpellier.

# montpellier - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Henry braced to be battered and bruised again in Montpellier

‘It’s worth it when you get the win’, says the openside flanker.

# montpellier - Monday 14 October, 2013

No 9 problem at Ulster as Marshall pens new 3-year contract

The scrum-half has signed the new deal a week after his positional rival Ruan Pienaar did likewise.

# montpellier - Friday 11 October, 2013

How to win the Heineken Cup: a smart fly-half is a good place to start

Many other factors come into the equation, but a quick-thinking No 10 is vital to emerging victorious against Europe’s elite.

# montpellier - Saturday 27 April, 2013

As it happened: Clermont v Munster, Heineken Cup semi-final

We went minute-by-minute as Munster embarked on their most daunting European trip yet.

# montpellier - Friday 26 April, 2013

Agony & Ecstasy: A brief history of Munster's French semi-final adventures SUAF This post contains videos

Agony & Ecstasy: A brief history of Munster's French semi-final adventures

Munster have been down this road five times before.

# montpellier - Friday 11 January, 2013

Heineken Cup: Bad news for Leinster as Montpellier take 5 points off Sale

Meanwhile, Northampton’s win over Castres puts Ulster into the knock-out stages.

# montpellier - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Heineken Cup round-up: Saints down Ulster, Montpellier top pool

There were wins too today for Exeter, Leicester and Harlequins.

# montpellier - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Heineken Cup: Julian Salvi at the double for Tigers as Welsh woes continue

Cardiff Blues suffered their third defeat in a row as Montpellier won away from home.

# montpellier - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

UEFA Champions League Group B wrap: Arsenal draw, Olympiacos close gap

Despite late pressure from the Schalke, Arsene Wenger’s side stayed strong to secure a vital point.

Champions League Group B preview: Tough task for Arsenal at Schalke

The German outfit are currently one point ahead of the Gunners after their 2-0 victory at the Emirates last time out.

# montpellier - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Jackman loving life at Grenoble but cursing his old friend Contepomi

The former Leinster hooker has targeted Top 14 survival, and taking some big scalps, this season.

# montpellier - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Champions League Group B preview: Schalke in Gunners' sights

The Gunners are yet to taste defeat in Group B after enjoying wins over Montpellier and Olympiakos in their opening two games.

# montpellier - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Heineken Cup wrap: Welsh woe as Ospreys and Blues suffer late on

It was another good day for English and French clubs in Europe.

# montpellier - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Heineken Cup Preview, Pool 6: 'It's the group of dearth'

Nothing to see here. But it’s hard to see past Toulon as pool winners.

# montpellier - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Arsenal fight back to edge spirited Montpellier

The Gunners hit back through quick-fire goals from Lukas Podolski and Gervinho. Yes, Gervinho.

Champions League preview: Giroud returns to Montpellier in search of form

The Gunners’ new striker may not even make the team on his return to his old stomping ground.

# montpellier - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Arsenal new boy Cazorla targets trophies

The Spanish playmaker becomes the latest impressive addition to the London club’s squad this summer following the signings of Lukas Podolski and Olivier Giroud.

# montpellier - Monday 25 June, 2012

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French connection: Montpellier president confirms Giroud's switch to Arsenal

The 25-year-old striker will move from the Ligue 1 champions for around €15m.

# montpellier - Monday 9 April, 2012

Euro football round-up: Madrid drop more points as Barcelona draw ever closer

Real can hear that tiki-taka beat getting louder.

# montpellier - Saturday 21 January, 2012

As it happened: Leinster v Montpellier

It’s the final weekend of pool action in the Heineken Cup and we’re starting our coverage at the RDS…