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No place for Te'o as Leinster ring the changes ahead of Champions Cup debut
There are five changes to the pack for Matt O’Connor’s men.
Madigan 'a better 12 than a 10' and more Champions Cup discussion topics
Sky Sports pundits Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace look ahead to this year’s big upcoming tournament.
Leinster's injury list grows with McFadden ruled out for six weeks
More positively, Luke Fitzgerald is ‘progressing really well,’ according to head coach Matt O’Connor.
English opposition for three Irish provinces in opening fixtures of Champions Cup
And Connacht will host La Rochelle in the Challenge Cup.
London's Twickenham to host inaugural final of Rugby Champions Cup
The Challenge Cup decider will be played at the Twickenham Stoop the day before.
ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup
Employees of the organisation that administered the Heineken Cup will be parachuted in to organise the new competition.
Ulster players enthused by Kiss appointment as unhappy Anscombe departs
The Australian may remain in charge of the province for the entire season.
Foley eyeing 'big finals' in May despite fearsome Champions Cup opposition
Munster’s new head coach believes Saracens, Clermont and Sale would have preferred to avoid his side.
Ulster in pool of death as Munster face trips to Sarries and Clermont
Mark Anscombe and Anthony Foley have been handed excitingly tough groups for the Rugby Champions Cup.
O'Connor: Leinster need 'five or six players' to challenge Toulon's European dominance
The former Tigers coach has also promised his side will play ‘better footy’ over the next 12 months.
Wasps complete the 20-club line up for the first Rugby Champions Cup
The Premiership side were deserved winners against Stade Français in a two-legged play-off tie.
It looks like the European Rugby Champions Cup deal has finally been agreed
The end for the Heineken Cup is all but confirmed.
English clubs welcome Welsh support as WRU promise regions new agreement
The warring factions in European rugby were back at it today.
BT Sport aiming to sponsor Irish provinces
The UK-based broadcaster is planning to expand its rugby empire as the battle with Sky continues.
French club boss: Rugby Champions Cup was a way to get what we wanted
“This year of transition will give us enough time to create a new structure,” he added.
French clubs agree to take part in Heineken Cup next season - reports
The Rugby Champions Cup looks dead in the water… for now.
Opinion: French clubs remain the key to a real Heineken Cup
The LNR has not yet committed to playing in the ERC-run tournament next season.
English clubs to press on with Rugby Champions Cup despite exodus
The English RFU was not present at this afternoon’s meeting in Dublin.
Heineken Cup agreement set to continue without English clubs
A statement from the IRFU this evening confirmed that an ERC-run European competition will continue.
IRB chairman says the Rugby Champions Cup is "not necesarily" credible
Bernard Lapasset said the proposed new European club tournament is by no means definite.
Mediator lays out European Rugby framework after Dublin talks
The parties will meet again early next month.
Welsh Rugby Union to offer star names central contracts
Meanwhile, there are plans to include play-offs in the qualification process for the Rugby Champions Cup
Welsh regions vow their support for Rugby Champions Cup
In a major breakthrough for the English and French clubs, the Welsh regions say they are behind the new tournament.
Toulon say they will play in the Heineken Cup next season
The club’s president Mourad Boudjellal is unhappy with the LNR’s new regulations concerning foreign players.
Guinness approached as Rugby Champions Cup sponsors – French report
Midi Olympique claims the Irish stout producers have been targeted as backers for the new competition.
French Federation brand club breakaway 'irrelevant and inappropriate'
The FFR say they will stand in the way of their clubs who hope to join the ‘Rugby Champions Cup’.