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Vote For Your Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

An incredible weekend of rugby has seen Munster, Saracens, Leinster and Toulouse advance into the last four of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup.  There was no shortage of outstanding individual performance throughout the four games which took place over the last few days and we would like you to vote for your XV of the weekend below. The results will …

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Watch: Toulouse Produce Absurd Offload En Route To Stunning Try

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Despite being down to 14 men, Toulouse lead Racing 92 10-19 at halftime in their Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final at the Paris La Défense Arena.  Zack Holmes saw a straight red card for a high tackle on Juan Imhoff but this seemed to invigorate Toulouse who scored two stunning tries thereafter to secure the lead at the break. Toulouse’s second …

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Watch: Simon Zebo Sets Up Donnacha Ryan For Racing 92 Try

Zebo Ryan Racing 92

Racing 92 are up to fourth in the Top 14 standings after recording a 45-27 win over Bordeaux at the U-Arena in Paris this afternoon.  The win puts them in good stead ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final at home to French rivals Toulouse next Sunday. The Parisian side scored six tries en route to a comprehensive win and …

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Donnacha Ryan Living With No Regrets As Another Six Nations Looms

There are so many photographs from Ireland’s triumphant Grand Slam win in Twickenham last year that will stay with Irish rugby fans for a long time to come. Rory Best lifting the trophy with Johnny Sexton holding the Tripe Crown plate, players embracing their families and Ireland fans preparing themselves for the celebrations that were to come. However, one photograph …

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Pat Lambie Set To Retire Due To Concussions

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South African out-half, Pat Lambie, is set to announce his retirement from rugby due to an accumulation of concussions, according to reports.  The Racing 92 star has been out of action for months following a knee injury that he suffered during his side’s Champions Cup final defeat to Leinster in May. However, according to a report in Midi Olympique, the 28-year-old will retire …

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Watch: Simon Zebo On Racism And Ulster Abuse

Simon Zebo Racing 92

Racing 92 winger, Simon Zebo, has opened up about how he dealt with racism as a child and the alleged abuse aimed at him during his side’s Champions Cup loss to Ulster last weekend.  The 28-year-old took to social media following the game at the Kingspan Stadium and hinted that he had received verbal abuse from certain supporters, which his …

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Stockdale Soars As Ulster Seal Historic Win In Belfast

ulster racing

An enthralling contest was played out at Kingspan Stadium today as Ulster overcame Racing 92 in a match that will go down in Belfast folklore. Buoyed by an electric atmosphere, Ulster started the brighter of the two sides and Billy Burns converted the first kick of the game after 100 seconds to send them into a 3-0 lead. Ulster never …

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Baloucoune Makes Ulster European Debut As Zebo Returns To Ireland

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Ulster have announced their team to take on Racing 92 in tomorrow’s crunch Champions Cup Round 5 tie at the Kingspan Stadium.  The big news coming out of Belfast is that 21-year-old Academy product Robert Baloucoune will make his European debut for the provincial side who welcome back a plethora of regulars following their disappointing defeat to Leinster last week. The …

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Simon Zebo Amongst The Tries Again As Rampant Racing Down Leicester

Last season’s beaten finalists Racing92 took a big step towards the Champions Cup quarter-finals with a convincing 36-26 win over Leicester Tigers on Sunday. The ambitious French side secured a bonus point after less than 35 minutes as their backs ran riot on La Defense Arena’s artificial pitch. Among the five try scorers was former Ireland international, Simon Zebo who …

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