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Here’s The Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend As Voted By You

Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

Earlier this afternoon we asked you to vote on your best XV from the two semi-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup which took place at the weekend.  There was some obvious decisions and some very tight calls and unsurprisingly, Saracens and Leinster dominate the team with these two sides set to meet in the final on Saturday, May 11. Champions …

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Vote For Your Heineken Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

Champions Cup Team

After this weekend’s action, we now know who will contest the 2018/19 Heineken Champions Cup final at St James’ Park in Newcastle.  Leinster will meet Saracens on Saturday, May 11 in what looks set to be a truly epic contest. These two are by far the standout teams in the competition and the manner in which they swatted aside Toulouse …

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Player Ratings As Leinster Set Up Saracens Euro Final Showdown

Sexton

Leinster are on course to defend their Heineken Champions Cup crown as they secured a final meeting with Saracens thanks to a 30-12 victory over Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon.  There were concerns that some of Leinster’s top players would be undercooked coming into this clash against an in-form Toulouse side but those worries were unfounded as the …

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Leinster Dismantle Toulouse At The Aviva As Sexton Returns To Form

Leinster – 30 Toulouse – 12 Michael Corry reporting live from the Aviva Stadium. Leinster proved too strong for Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium this afternoon to set-up a mouthwatering clash with Saracens in next month’s Champions Cup final. Toulouse started the brighter of the two sides with Rynhardt Elstadt involved in a huge collision with James Lowe early on. …

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One Late Change For Leinster As Rhys Ruddock Drops Out

Leinster have been forced into a late change ahead of this afternoon’s clash with Toulouse at the Aviva Stadium with the news that Rhys Ruddock has been forced out after falling ill. Ruddock has been replaced at openside flanker by Australian, Scott Fardy with Caelan Doris promoted to the substitutes bench where he will make his European debut if called …

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Gordon D’Arcy: Sexton’s Lack Of Game Time Doesn’t Concern Me

Johnny Sexton Leinster

Gordon D’Arcy doesn’t believe that Leinster captain Johnny Sexton will struggle in this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final with Toulouse due to a lack of game time. The World Player of the Year hasn’t featured for Leinster since their 26-17 loss to Munster in December and has only 15 games to his name this season, lasting the full 80 minutes …

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Lowe Gets The Nod As Sexton Named For Toulouse Semi-Final

James Lowe Leinster

Leinster have named their team for the Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Toulouse on Sunday with an injury to Jamison Gibson-Park meaning James Lowe will start.  The New Zealander is named on the wing alongside Rob Kearney and Jordan Larmour. Captain, Johnny Sexton, is set to make his first appearance of the year for Leinster following a quad injury sustained …

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Wayne Barnes And Jerome Garces Confirmed For Champions Cup Semi-Finals

Wayne Barnes Jerome Garces

EPCR have confirmed that Wayne Barnes and Jerome Garces will take charge of the two Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals which take place in two week’s time.  EPCR’s selection committee have confirmed that Garces will take charge of the first semi-final between Saracens and Munster at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on Saturday, 20 April (KO 3 pm). Barnes will be the man …

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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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Times, Dates & Venues Confirmed For Champions Cup Semi Finals

Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

The dates and times for the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals have now been confirmed after a memorable weekend of European rugby.  Over the last two days, supporters have paid witness to some incredible rugby and there are now just four teams left who will be vying for the title. Leinster, Munster, Toulouse and Saracens will all be back in European …

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Watch: Toulouse Produce Absurd Offload En Route To Stunning Try

Toulouse offload

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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Elstadt: You Can Just See That Leinster Are A Level Above

Rynhardt Elstadt

It was a particularly busy afternoon for Rynhardt Elstadt as he was on the losing side as Toulouse fell to a 29-13 defeat to fellow four-time European champions Leinster at the RDS. Toulouse, who were on the back foot for most of this match, performed admirably at times, especially in defence and Elstadt helped spearhead this defensive effort as he …

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“He Just Doesn’t Believe In Himself At Fullback At The Moment”

Jordan Larmour Matt Williams Leinster Toulouse

Leinster are just a few hours away from their crucial Heineken Champions Cup Round 5 clash against fellow four-time winners Toulouse.  With preparations hampered throughout the week as many of Leinster’s frontline players have come out of contention due to injury, the task of beating the French side has become all that more difficult for Leo Cullen and his team. …

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Leo Cullen: I’m Not Worried About What I Don’t Have

Leo Cullen Leinster

Leo Cullen has been dealt a blow with the news that a number of his front line players will not be involved in the crucial Champions Cup Pool 1 clash against Toulouse at the RDS on Saturday afternoon. The ‘pool decider’, as it has been dubbed this week, is a sell-out and unfortunately for supporters of the eastern province, the …

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