# Stade Toulousain

Last year
# response
Toulouse proved too strong, but Munster can make trip to Northampton with confidence
Graham Rowntree insists his squad’s progress won’t be derailed by Sunday’s Champions Cup defeat at Thomond Park.
# hard fought
Munster come up short in thick Thomond fog against dogged Toulouse
The province started brightly before the French side grew into the game to take a deserved opening round Champions Cup win.
# heavy hitters
Munster look to give French giants Toulouse a taste of the old Thomond magic
Graham Rowntree’s side need a big performance if they are to get a result against the high-flying Top 14 leaders in Limerick today.
# Key Man
Munster prepare plan to contain 'proper Jack-in-the-box' Antoine Dupont
The French scrum-half is part of a star-studded Toulouse team heading to Limerick this weekend.
# On the Move
France fullback Melvyn Jaminet signs for Toulouse
The 22-year-old joins the club from Perpignan.
# Drive For Five
'I never thought that I’d get another chance. We are so driven to put a fifth star on the jersey '
Johnny Sexton says Leinster will need to hit another level as they look forward to the Champions Cup final on 28 May.
Leinster v Toulouse, Champions Cup semi-final
Relive all the action as it happened at the Aviva Stadium.
# supporting role
'He’s a very key influence around the group' - Leavy still making his presence felt in Leinster
The flanker has stayed involved behind the scenes following his injury-enforced early retirement from the game.
# Clash of the Titans
'Toulouse have the ability just to turn it on at this stage of the season'
Leo Cullen looks ahead to Leinster’s Champions Cup semi-final tie with the French giants.
# Relief
'I definitely got that one wrong' - Toulouse lock Arnold on Zebo tackle and 'world class' Leinster
The second row admits he got his timing wrong during the French side’s quarter-final win over Munster.
# Crime and Punishment
Toulouse full-back Mallia suspended for Champions Cup clash with Munster
Argentina international was sent off in the first leg of Toulouse’s win over Ulster.
# Ulster
McFarland makes two changes as Ulster look to finish the job against Toulouse
Ethan McIlroy and Andrew Warwick both return to the Ulster starting XV.
# Concern
Covid-hit Montpellier see Top 14 fixture postponed ahead of trip to play Leinster
The French side are due in Dublin on Sunday week for a Champions Cup meeting with the province.
All time
# up against it
Cardiff in ‘surreal situation’ ahead of European Cup clash with champions Toulouse
The Blues are preparing to face last season’s Champions Cup winners with more than 30 players currently in isolation.
# New Challenge
Springboks star Kolbe left Toulouse to get out of 'comfort zone'
Kolbe scored 31 tries in 82 Toulouse appearances but with two years left on his contract opted to move to Toulon in August.
# the drive for five
'We have an opportunity to make history with this phenomenal group'
Cheslin Kolbe is part of a star-studded Toulouse side chasing a record fifth Champions Cup title this weekend.
# Backs To The Wall
Munster and Toulouse both looking to move past weight of European history
The high-flying French side have genuine ambitions of winning a fifth Champions Cup title.
# ruled out
Toulouse forward Rynhardt Elstadt to miss Munster game due to quarantine rules
The French side fly to Ireland on Thursday, 12 days since Elstadt left South Africa.
# Away day
Toulouse 'enormously' frustrated at 5,000-person limit for Ulster quarter-final
The Top 14 club has moved the fixture to their smaller home venue of Stade Ernest Wallon.
# Review
Saracens keep Champions Cup defence alive, four sides now confirmed for quarter-finals
Rhys Carre’s early red card made life difficult for his side.
Connacht v Toulouse, European Rugby Champions Cup
Relive all the action as Andy Friend’s team fell to a disappointing defeat at the Sportsground.
Toulouse v Connacht, European Rugby Champions Cup
We’re live as Connacht look to back up last week’s win with a big performance in France.
Leinster v Toulouse, Champions Cup semi-final
Join us for live coverage from the Aviva Stadium as Leo Cullen’s side bid to book their place in next month’s decider.
# part III
Cullen's Leinster put their European crown on the line against resurgent Toulouse
The two most successful clubs in European club rugby history go head-to-head in a heavyweight semi-final showdown at the Aviva Stadium today.
# X Factor
Lowe can be Leinster's match-winner after a frustrating period in the shadows
The Kiwi winger is back in Leo Cullen’s team and will be hoping to make a big impact against Toulouse.
# Skipper
Sexton ignores increasing levels of scrutiny as he returns to lead Leinster into battle
‘I have been used to it since I have been in school. It’s not something I pay too much attention to.’
# Champions Cup
'We know we're playing the best team in Europe, but we will be playing our rugby'
A resurgent Toulouse arrive in Dublin confident they can topple the defending champions in tomorrow’s semi-final showdown.
# Allez les Bleus
Here's Johnny! Sexton returns for Leinster's Easter Sunday European showdown
The defending champions host Toulouse in an Aviva Stadium semi-final.
# Off the hook
Toulouse second row cleared to face Leinster despite dangerous tackle
Joe Tekori was cleared by a disciplinary hearing today.
# Support
Toulouse to pay tribute to Notre Dame against Leinster
Sunday’s semi-final against will see the French side wearing a special kit.
# Top 14
Toulouse warm up for Leinster showdown with thrilling Clermont win
The four-time European winners booked their place in the Top 14 play-offs.
# free to play
Toulouse out-half Holmes cleared to face Leinster after quarter-final red card
The Australian has served a one-week ban and is free to play at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday week.
# Top 14
14-man Toulon end Toulouse's unbeaten run ahead of Dublin semi-final
The Top 14 leaders were beaten in Marseille on Saturday.
# In form
Ex-Connacht centre earns new Toulouse deal after impressing in France
Pita Ahki spent just one season with the western province before moving to the Top 14.
# Reality check
'Leinster are really phenomenal, they're a class team'
Toulouse are still in the hunt for a quarter-final spot, but their 12-game unbeaten run came to a shuddering halt in Dublin.
# Concern
McGrath's knee injury the only blemish on Leinster's five-star afternoon
The scrum-half limped off in pain during the province’s big win over Toulouse this afternoon.
# Champions Cup
Leinster show their champion mettle to topple Toulouse in thrilling RDS battle
Leo Cullen’s side produced a breathtaking four-try performance to seize control of Pool 1.
Leinster v Toulouse, Heineken Champions Cup
It’s the four-time champions versus the four-time champions.
# Preview
Injury-hit Leinster set for biggest test of their Champions Cup defence
Leo Cullen’s side are not at full strength but will need to produce a big performance against Toulouse at the RDS this afternoon.
# walking wounded
'I'm not worried about what we don't have - we have so much faith in the players'
Leinster are without several key players for their clash against Toulouse, but Leo Cullen is not concerned.