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Neurologist: Clermont “Responsible” For Cudmore Concussion Issues

Jamie Cudmore

French club Clermont were “responsible” for the harm former player Jamie Cudmore suffered after sustaining a concussion, a neurologist has told a court. Cudmore, 40, left the pitch during the 2015 Champions Cup final but returned after an assessment by Clermont’s doctor. “The damage suffered by the claimant who sustained a head injury in the 56th minute of the game …

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Laidlaw Helps Clermont End La Rochelle’s Winning Streak

Laidlaw

Scottish scrum-half Greg Laidlaw claimed 18 points as French Top 14 leaders, Clermont, ended La Rochelle’s run of seven straight wins with a five-try, 44-19 victory on Sunday. Laidlaw scored one of his team’s tries and booted two conversions and three penalties — all in the first half — as Clermont stretched their unbeaten run in all competitions to three …

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Clermont Lose Former All Black Toeava To A Shoulder Injury

Toeava

Clermont’s former All Black Isaia Toeava is expected to be out for six months after injuring his shoulder in the 49-24 European Challenge Cup win over the Dragons at the weekend. The 32-year-old, who has scored three tries in ten starts in the Top 14, lasted just ten minutes against the Welsh side before leaving the field. “The Clermont back …

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The Shocked Reaction As Saracens Routed At Home By Clermont

BARNET, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 11: Flip Van Der Merwe of Clermont Auvergne scores his team's fourth try during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Saracens and ASM Clermont Auvergne at Allianz Park on December 11, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

One of the biggest talking points of the weekend was the postponement of Saracens vs Clermont. A repeat of last year’s European Champions Cup final, this was widely anticipated and eventually took place this evening in Allianz Park. While the Premiership outfit won by 11 points in last season’s showpiece, this was far from the case today. The French club, …

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All-Conquering Saracens On The Cusp Of Making History

Saracens Munster

On Saturday, two of Europe’s best will fight it out to be crowned champions of Europe. Saracens, the continent’s form team over the last two seasons will face perennial underachievers Clermont. On current form, one has to say that this will not be Clermont’s year yet again. Both teams have had tough routes to the final – Saracens faced a …

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Times And Dates For Champions Cup Quarter-Finals Announced

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: A close-up of the European Rugby Champions Cup trophy and official ball during the 2014/15 European Rugby Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup Tournament Launch at The Twickenham Stoop on October 8, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

With the pool stages of the Champions Cup complete, focus now turns towards the Six Nations. However, for the eight teams left in the hunt for European glory, the quarter-finals are not too far away. Munster and Leinster secured home advantage for their ties against Toulouse and Wasps respectively. Meanwhile, Saracens will host Glasgow Warriors, with an all-French clash as …

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Champions Cup Power Rankings Ahead Of The Knockout Stages

The Champions Cup pool stages officially came to a close on Sunday. Four-time champions Toulouse fought off a late fightback from last season’s Pro 12 champions Connacht, while Wasps wrapped up a bonus point victory over a spirited Zebre. Toulouse and Wasps will now join Clermont, Saracens, Leinster, Munster, Glasgow and Toulon in the knockout stages as the competition intensifies ahead …

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Watch: Clermont Score Stunning 75m Team Try

Clermont were at their scintillating and stunning best on Saturday as the Top 14 leaders trounced the Exeter Chiefs at the Stade Marcel-Michelin. First half tries from Benjamin Kayser, Noa Nakaitaci, Wesley Fofana and Nick Abendanon set up a comfortable 34-0 lead at halftime, before Perceli Yato extended the host’s advantage with a searing run through the middle of the …

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