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Leicester Fans Severely Criticised For Behaviour During Munster Clash

Munster took on Leicester in the Champions Cup on Sunday evening with the Irish province leading by 12 points to 10 at halftime. However, after the English side conceded five penalties in less than 20 minutes before the interval, the referee received a horrendous reception at halftime with the official having to be protected on his way to the tunnel. …

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Ulster’s European Cup Heroes Of 1999 – What Did The Future Hold For Their Key Trio?

Ulster’s difficulties in recent years have been well documented, with the Belfast-based club struggling to end a long wait for silverware, which stretches back to their 2005/06 Pro14 victory. Of course, Ulster have come close to ending their wait for success since then, finishing the 2012/13 campaign as runners-up, whilst also coming close to European success the year before that. …

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Did Ulster Make A Statement Of European Intent Or Were They Flattered By A Weak Harlequins?

Ulster secured an emphatic double over Aviva Premiership side Harlequins on Friday evening at Belfast’s Kingspan Stadium, taking the province one step closer to the knockout stages of the Champions Cup. Running out 52 – 24 winners in front a rapturous home support, Les Kiss’ side ran in a total of six tries to secure what could be a vital bonus point …

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Leinster Squad For Exeter Clash Includes One Huge Addition


After digging deep for a hard-fought win at Sandy Park on Sunday, Leinster now welcome the Exeter Chiefs back to Dublin this weekend knowing that a win will go a long way to securing a quarter-final berth in the European Champions Cup. The Irish province sit pretty atop Pool 3, and will fancy their chances of trumping the Premiership champions on …

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Saracens Loss Has Thrown Up Some Dismal Stats For English Rugby

Saracens lost their sixth consecutive game today, after being routed at home by a Clermont Auvergne side that is looking more and more formidable. For the reigning European Champions, their 14 – 46 embarrassment concluded what has been a dismal weekend of European rugby for English sides. Of the seven Aviva Premiership sides in action in the Champions Cup between …

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Furious Clermont Release Scathing Statement Regarding Rescheduled Saracens Tie

A foot and balls are pictured on the pitch prior to the French Top 14 Rugby union match between ASM Clermont and SU Agen at the Michelin stadium in Clermont-Ferrand, central France, on December 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / THIERRY ZOCCOLAN (Photo credit should read THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Clermont Auvergne have not reacted well to their Champions Cup clash with Saracens being rescheduled for Monday. In response to hazardous conditions around Allianz Park at the weekend, the EPCR made the decision to postpone Sunday’s fixture. They later rescheduled it for the following day, and despite initially saying that it would be behind closed doors, further checks on the …

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Watch: You Can’t Help But Admire Chris Ashton’s Response To Blunder In Champions Cup Clash

Chris Ashton made a real howler in Toulon’s Champions Cup clash with Bath at the Stade Mayol on Saturday, gifting his international teammate but club rival Jonathan Joseph a try and the English side the lead with a badly-timed miskick from inside his own in-goal area midway through the second half. Ashton, however, was relieved of the responsibility for a …

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Watch: Finn Russell’s Magic Try Assist Was The Highlight On A Disappointing Night For Glasgow Warriors

Russell Glasgow

Glasgow Warriors’ hopes of Champions Cup progression took a near-fatal hit on Friday night as they suffered defeat at the hands of Montpellier. Having lost their two games of the European campaign to Exter Chiefs and Leinster last month, the Scottish side knew that realistically they had to beat their Top 14 opponents in order to gain some grounding in …

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