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Ulster The Prize As Leinster Cruise To Routine Win Over Wasps

leinster wasps champions cup

Leinster travelled to the Ricoh Arena today in the final group game of this year’s Champions Cup looking to secure a home quarterfinal with a victory over a struggling Wasps side. The two sides met back in October in the opening round of this year’s competition when Leinster ran in eight tries en route to a 52-3 hammering. Leinster fielded …

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Dave Kearney Rises High As Leinster Tank Toulouse

Two greats of European rugby met head at the RDS in Dublin this afternoon in a race for five Heineken Champions Cup titles and qualification from Pool 1 of this year’s competition.  The previous meeting between Leinster and Toulouse back in October proved to be a titanic battle, one that the saw the French side come out on top against the …

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Three Key Battles Ahead Of Crucial Gloucester V Munster Clash

Munster Gloucester

The clash between Gloucester and Munster at Kingsholm on Friday night will go a long way in deciding who qualifies for the knockout stages of the Heineken Champions Cup from Pool 2.  Despite Munster being top and Gloucester being bottom of the pool, all four teams are still in contention to qualify for the knockout stages, such has been the …

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Referees Announced For Irish Provinces’ Crucial European Cup Fixtures

Referees Romain Poite

The EPCR have confirmed the referees for the final two rounds of this season’s Champions Cup group stages which will take place in January.  Munster, Leinster and Ulster all face into crucial fixtures which will determine whether they qualify for the knockout stages of this year’s competition. Munster’s recent loss to Castres means they are in must-win territory when they …

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Castres Have Two Players Cited From Win Over Munster

Chris Cloete Munster Castres

EPCR have confirmed that two Castres players have been cited from their 13-12 win over Munster on Saturday in Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup.  The performance of Castres has come in for strong criticism from many quarters with many believing that many unsavoury incidents should have been punished more heavily by referee Wayne Barnes. Rory Kockott has been …

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Superb Stockdale Try Helps Ulster To Bonus Point Win Over Scarlets

Jacob Stockdale Ulster

Ulster – 30 Scarlets – 15 Ulster secured a four-try bonus-point win over the Scarlets at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast which has provided the northern province with a real chance that they can qualify for the knockout stages of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup. A stop-start first-half saw Ulster go in with a 10-3 break thanks to a try …

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Chris Farrell Ruled Out Of Castres Trip As Munster Release Injury Update

Chris Farrell Joey Carbery Munster

Munster have gathered today at their High-Performance Centre at the University of Limerick as they begin preparations for their upcoming trip to Castres in Round 4 of the Heineken Champions Cup.  The southern province accounted for the French champions at Thomond Park on Sunday but failed to get the winning bonus point. A much tighter affair is expected on Saturday …

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