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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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’.