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15-Man Shortlist Named For European Player Of The Year

European Player Of The Year

EPCR have announced a 15-man shortlist for European Player Of The Year.  All quarter-finalists, except the Glasgow Warriors, have representatives on the list. The list is also dominated by Irish players who make up 53% of the total. Last season’s winner, Leone Nakarawa, who played a key role in Racing 92’s qualification for the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals, is nominated …

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Breaking: Ulster Ban Spectator For Life For Simon Zebo Abuse

Simon Zebo Ulster

Ulster Rugby have banned a spectator for life from the Kingspan Stadium due to verbal abuse aimed at Simon Zebo.  Zebo was on the receiving end of verbal abuse when he played at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast for his club Racing 92 in their recent encounter with Ulster in the Heineken Champions Cup. The former Ireland winger suggested that …

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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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“Special” Tadhg Beirne Set For Scan After Bruising Win Over Exeter

Tadhg Beirne Munster Exeter Ireland

Sean McMahon reports from Thomond Park.  Munster and Ireland will sweat on the fitness of man-of-the-match Tadhg Beirne, who picked up a knee injury in the second half of the southern province’s 9-7 victory over the Exeter Chiefs at Thomond Park tonight.  Beirne, who played a pivotal role in Munster’s win and their subsequent progression to the knockout stages of …

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Saracens Snatch Top Seed With Hard Fought Win Over Warriors

Saracens saw off a furious challenge from Glasgow Warriors to win 38-19 at Allianz Park on Saturday and clinch first place in Pool 3 and the top seed in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals. Saracens had won their first five games to ensure a last-eight spot. Glasgow had already qualified on Friday without playing when Scottish rivals Edinburgh beat Montpellier …

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