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5 Quick Conclusions From Munster’s Intense 14-12 Win Over The Glasgow Warriors

1. The Contrasting Game Plans The contrasting styles employed by the Glasgow Warriors and Munster made this tussle so intriguing during the build up. Glasgow want to play at tempo by continually moving the ball and changing the point of contact, while Munster look to attack the fringes and utilise Conor Murray’s box kicks. Throughout the game, Glasgow attempted to add pace at …

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Cardiff Blues Targeting Ulster Second Row In What Would Be A Significant Transfer Coup

Ulster Rugby v Leicester Tigers - European Rugby Champions Cup

Despite the optimism that existed in Ulster following the signings of Charles Piutau and Marcell Coetzee last summer, their season has so far not gone to plan. Although the Irish province can still qualify from their European Rugby Champions Cup pool, they must attain at least nine points from their remaining two games against the Exeter Chiefs and Bordeaux Begles to …

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Predicting The Champions Cup Quarter Final Line Up

With two pool games remaining in the European Rugby Champions Cup, the shortlist of potential quarter finalists has narrowed considerably. While the likes of Saracens already look to have one foot firmly planted in the next round, last season’s beaten finalists, Racing 92, are yet to win a game this campaign. Fellow Top 14 giants Toulon are also looking down the …

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The Six Scottish Internationals Whose Contracts Are Set To Expire Next Summer

Scotland v Georgia - International Match

The BBC’s Tom English sent shock waves through Scottish rugby when he reported possible interest in Finn Russell from Toulon, Montpellier, Bath and Gloucester. Although the fly-half’s contract will not expire until the summer of 2018, similar contractual obligations did not prevent David Denton from leaving Edinburgh for Bath one year prematurely. Flush with the cash the South Sydney Rabbitohs had just paid …

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Munster And Leinster Unveil Starting Line-Ups For Festive Derby Clash

After a month dominated by the European Rugby Champions Cup, the attention of Irish rugby fans turns to the Pro12 with each of the four provinces contesting festive derby clashes. The inter provincial encounters during the Christmas period are among the most highly anticipated on the calendar, and are always well attended, despite the trying weather conditions. Indeed, the clash …

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Frank Quinn Column: My Predicted Champions Cup Quarter-Final Lineup

European Rugby Champions Round 4, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 17/12/2016 Leinster vs Northampton Saints Leinster's Jamison Gibson-Park Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ken Sutton

After four rounds of the European Rugby Champions Cup, the quarter-final lineup is already beginning to take shape. Perhaps the biggest surprise is the fall of Racing 92, who despite being fancied to claim the trophy at the end of the season, find themselves at the bottom of Pool 1 without even attaining a bonus point during their opening three games. …

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Opinion: It’s Time For Scottish Rugby To Break Free Of History

After a successful Scotland autumn campaign and a rampant Glasgow team in the European Champions Cup, it feels like a change is happening in Scottish rugby. In a year that has seen Ireland conquer the All Blacks for the first time and England win a first grand slam in 13 years, Scotland must follow suit, build on its excellent foundations …

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Andy Goode Column: Munster Announced Themselves As A Force To Be Reckoned With Once More After Embarrassing The Tigers

Munster Rugby v Leicester Tigers - European Rugby Champions Cup

As a former Leicester Tigers player, it hurt watching their 38-0 trouncing at the hands of Munster last Saturday. the Tigers were outplayed across the park, and were absolutely dominated upfront. This is not the Leicester team of old, they don’t have enough squad depth in key positions and their back row was taught a lesson. For their part, Munster were magnificent. …

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5 Potential Candidates To Replace Richard Cockerill At The Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers v Worcester Warriors - Aviva Premiership

The pressure appears to be mounting on Richard Cockerill following the Leicester Tigers’ 38-0 drumming at the hands of Munster last weekend. Indeed, citing sources within the club, the Daily Mail even claimed that Saturday’s return fixture could very well decide the future of the Tigers’ Director of Rugby. Although Cockerill has found himself in this position before, the manner …

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Coaching Culture At Leicester Tigers Said To Be “Toxic” As Richard Cockerill Is Set To Be Sacked

Leicester Tigers v Racing 92 - European Rugby Champions Cup

Richard Cockerill’s time in charge of the Leicester Tigers looks to be coming to an end. Despite lying fourth in the Premiership, the Leicester Tigers have struggled for consistency throughout the opening months of the season. Although the Tigers have been unable to field their first choice center partnership of Manu Tuilagi and Matt Toomua due to injury, Cockerill’s side have …

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Gregor Townsend Pressurised Into Not Accepting Lions Coaching Role

Gregor Townsend

Although Lions fans had hoped otherwise, last week The Times reported that Gregor Townsend would not be taking up a position on Warren Gatland’s coaching team next summer, and would instead take charge of Scotland’s tour of Australia. Despite criticism from some supporters, such news was expected, in spite of a clause in Townsend’s contract allowing him join the Lions coaching …

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Munster’s Clash With Racing 92 Rescheduled For January

Munster’s meeting with Racing 92 was postponed after news of Anthony Foley’s passing emerged. European Club Rugby have confirmed that Munster’s postponed fixture against Racing 92 has been rescheduled for Saturday January 7 at 3:45 (Irish time). The game was due to take place on October 16, but was called off after news of Anthony Foley passing emerged. The rescheduled …

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Keith Earls To Miss Ireland’s Clash With New Zealand Following Red Card Against Glasgow

Keith Earls was sent off during Munster’s win over Glasgow. Keith Earls has been handed a two week ban following his tip tackle on Glasgow hooker Fraser Brown in the 19th minute of last weekend’s emotional European Rugby Champions Cup clash in Thomond Park. Referee, Jerome Garces, examined the incident carefully on the big screen before taking the decision to …

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Munster Name Team To Face Glasgow

Munster have their their starting XV for the game against Glasgow in the European Rugby Champions Cup. Following one of the most emotional weeks in the history of Munster and Irish rugby, tomorrow the province will face the Glasgow Warriors, just 24 hours after Anthony Foley’s funeral. For the players to even take to the field is commendable in itself, …

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