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#rugby champions cup

# rugby-champions-cup - Friday 17 October, 2014

No place for Te'o as Leinster ring the changes ahead of Champions Cup debut
# No Go Te'o
# No Go Te'o

No place for Te'o as Leinster ring the changes ahead of Champions Cup debut

Oct 17th 2014, 12:27 PM 9,457 Views 58 Comments

There are five changes to the pack for Matt O’Connor’s men.

# rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Madigan 'a better 12 than a 10' and more Champions Cup discussion topics
# Interview
# Interview

Madigan 'a better 12 than a 10' and more Champions Cup discussion topics

Oct 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 5,160 Views 5 Comments

Sky Sports pundits Stuart Barnes, Alan Quinlan and Paul Wallace look ahead to this year’s big upcoming tournament.

# rugby-champions-cup - Monday 6 October, 2014

Leinster's injury list grows with McFadden ruled out for six weeks
# Crocked
# Crocked

Leinster's injury list grows with McFadden ruled out for six weeks

Oct 6th 2014, 3:10 PM 3,967 Views 6 Comments

More positively, Luke Fitzgerald is ‘progressing really well,’ according to head coach Matt O’Connor.

# rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 14 August, 2014

English opposition for three Irish provinces in opening fixtures of Champions Cup
# Not The Heineken Cup
# Not The Heineken Cup

English opposition for three Irish provinces in opening fixtures of Champions Cup

Aug 14th 2014, 2:35 PM 7,591 Views 9 Comments

And Connacht will host La Rochelle in the Challenge Cup.

# rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

London's Twickenham to host inaugural final of Rugby Champions Cup
# Venues
# Venues

London's Twickenham to host inaugural final of Rugby Champions Cup

Aug 12th 2014, 2:16 PM 4,658 Views 21 Comments

The Challenge Cup decider will be played at the Twickenham Stoop the day before.

# rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup
# Twist
# Twist

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup

Jul 9th 2014, 12:46 PM 9,299 Views 13 Comments

Employees of the organisation that administered the Heineken Cup will be parachuted in to organise the new competition.

# rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Ulster players enthused by Kiss appointment as unhappy Anscombe departs
# Changes
# Changes

Ulster players enthused by Kiss appointment as unhappy Anscombe departs

Jul 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 8,969 Views 13 Comments

The Australian may remain in charge of the province for the entire season.

# rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Foley eyeing 'big finals' in May despite fearsome Champions Cup opposition
# Axel
# Axel

Foley eyeing 'big finals' in May despite fearsome Champions Cup opposition

Jun 10th 2014, 3:45 PM 6,168 Views 2 Comments

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
# New Era
# New Era

Ulster in pool of death as Munster face trips to Sarries and Clermont

Jun 10th 2014, 3:00 PM 17,704 Views 11 Comments

Mark Anscombe and Anthony Foley have been handed excitingly tough groups for the Rugby Champions Cup.

# rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

O'Connor: Leinster need 'five or six players' to challenge Toulon's European dominance
# Higher Powers
# Higher Powers

O'Connor: Leinster need 'five or six players' to challenge Toulon's European dominance

Jun 3rd 2014, 2:13 PM 4,801 Views 39 Comments

The former Tigers coach has also promised his side will play ‘better footy’ over the next 12 months.

# rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Wasps complete the 20-club line up for the first Rugby Champions Cup
# Europe
# Europe

Wasps complete the 20-club line up for the first Rugby Champions Cup

May 24th 2014, 3:56 PM 5,724 Views 7 Comments

The Premiership side were deserved winners against Stade Français in a two-legged play-off tie.

# rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 10 April, 2014

It looks like the European Rugby Champions Cup deal has finally been agreed
# RIP H Cup
# RIP H Cup

It looks like the European Rugby Champions Cup deal has finally been agreed

Apr 10th 2014, 6:05 PM 5,087 Views 20 Comments

The end for the Heineken Cup is all but confirmed.

# rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 2 January, 2014

English clubs welcome Welsh support as WRU promise regions new agreement
# Rugby Champions Cup
# Rugby Champions Cup

English clubs welcome Welsh support as WRU promise regions new agreement

Jan 2nd 2014, 6:20 PM 5,139 Views 6 Comments

The warring factions in European rugby were back at it today.

# rugby-champions-cup - Sunday 22 December, 2013

BT Sport aiming to sponsor Irish provinces
# Money
# Money

BT Sport aiming to sponsor Irish provinces

Dec 22nd 2013, 7:16 PM 5,757 Views 16 Comments

The UK-based broadcaster is planning to expand its rugby empire as the battle with Sky continues.

# rugby-champions-cup - Saturday 30 November, 2013

French club boss: Rugby Champions Cup was a way to get what we wanted
# Political Football
# Political Football

French club boss: Rugby Champions Cup was a way to get what we wanted

Nov 30th 2013, 11:42 AM 2,856 Views 6 Comments

“This year of transition will give us enough time to create a new structure,” he added.

# rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 28 November, 2013

French clubs agree to take part in Heineken Cup next season - reports
# Fait Accompli
# Fait Accompli

French clubs agree to take part in Heineken Cup next season - reports

Nov 28th 2013, 4:12 PM 5,508 Views 17 Comments

The Rugby Champions Cup looks dead in the water… for now.

# rugby-champions-cup - Friday 22 November, 2013

Opinion: French clubs remain the key to a real Heineken Cup
# Impasse
# Impasse

Opinion: French clubs remain the key to a real Heineken Cup

Nov 22nd 2013, 4:11 PM 3,461 Views 17 Comments

The LNR has not yet committed to playing in the ERC-run tournament next season.

# rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 21 November, 2013

English clubs to press on with Rugby Champions Cup despite exodus
# Last Men Standing
# Last Men Standing

English clubs to press on with Rugby Champions Cup despite exodus

Nov 21st 2013, 9:55 PM 8,148 Views 28 Comments

The English RFU was not present at this afternoon’s meeting in Dublin.

Heineken Cup agreement set to continue without English clubs
# Outcasts
# Outcasts

Heineken Cup agreement set to continue without English clubs

Nov 21st 2013, 7:20 PM 26,070 Views 79 Comments

A statement from the IRFU this evening confirmed that an ERC-run European competition will continue.

# rugby-champions-cup - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

IRB chairman says the Rugby Champions Cup is "not necesarily" credible
# Governance
# Governance

IRB chairman says the Rugby Champions Cup is "not necesarily" credible

Oct 30th 2013, 5:33 PM 5,335 Views 8 Comments

Bernard Lapasset said the proposed new European club tournament is by no means definite.

# rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Mediator lays out European Rugby framework after Dublin talks
# European Rugby
# European Rugby

Mediator lays out European Rugby framework after Dublin talks

Oct 24th 2013, 3:59 PM 3,369 Views 17 Comments

The parties will meet again early next month.

Welsh Rugby Union to offer star names central contracts
# Battle Plans
# Battle Plans

Welsh Rugby Union to offer star names central contracts

Oct 24th 2013, 9:39 AM 2,987 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, there are plans to include play-offs in the qualification process for the Rugby Champions Cup

# rugby-champions-cup - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Welsh regions vow their support for Rugby Champions Cup
# Support
# Support

Welsh regions vow their support for Rugby Champions Cup

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:48 PM 6,355 Views 38 Comments

In a major breakthrough for the English and French clubs, the Welsh regions say they are behind the new tournament.

# rugby-champions-cup - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Toulon say they will play in the Heineken Cup next season
# Breaking Rank
# Breaking Rank

Toulon say they will play in the Heineken Cup next season

Oct 17th 2013, 4:55 PM 8,447 Views 19 Comments

The club’s president Mourad Boudjellal is unhappy with the LNR’s new regulations concerning foreign players.

# rugby-champions-cup - Friday 11 October, 2013

Guinness approached as Rugby Champions Cup sponsors – French report
# Rugby Champions Cup
# Rugby Champions Cup

Guinness approached as Rugby Champions Cup sponsors – French report

Oct 11th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,414 Views 42 Comments

Midi Olympique claims the Irish stout producers have been targeted as backers for the new competition.

# rugby-champions-cup - Monday 23 September, 2013

French Federation brand club breakaway 'irrelevant and inappropriate'
# European Rugby
# European Rugby

French Federation brand club breakaway 'irrelevant and inappropriate'

Sep 23rd 2013, 2:01 PM 2,798 Views 23 Comments

The FFR say they will stand in the way of their clubs who hope to join the ‘Rugby Champions Cup’.