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Spain has been struggling to form a government since April - but Catalan separatists could soon change that
# Deadlock
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# Deadlock

Spain has been struggling to form a government since April - but Catalan separatists could soon change that

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:48 AM 9,751 Views 2 Comments

Catalonia’s ERC party will abstain from a confidence vote next week.

Nearly 60 Ryanair pilot reps from across Europe sign letter to Michael O'Leary calling for collective bargaining rights
# Ryanair
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# Ryanair

Nearly 60 Ryanair pilot reps from across Europe sign letter to Michael O'Leary calling for collective bargaining rights

Nov 7th 2017, 1:08 PM 25,354 Views 29 Comments

In the letter – seen by TheJournal.ie – representatives said that pilots wanted to be represented with “one collective voice”.

EPCR to name chairman in next fortnight while ERC staff ponder Swiss move
# Head Man
From The42
# Head Man

EPCR to name chairman in next fortnight while ERC staff ponder Swiss move

Oct 7th 2014, 11:00 AM 2,715 Views 2 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll was linked with the role during the summer months.

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup
# Twist
From The42
# Twist

ERC staff called in to run first ever Rugby Champions Cup

Jul 9th 2014, 12:46 PM 9,302 Views 13 Comments

Employees of the organisation that administered the Heineken Cup will be parachuted in to organise the new competition.

Chris Ashton and Jonny Wilkinson on shortlist for ERC Player of the Year
# Award
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# Award

Chris Ashton and Jonny Wilkinson on shortlist for ERC Player of the Year

Apr 29th 2014, 6:22 PM 5,094 Views 19 Comments

Three Saracens players and two Toulon men have made the cut ahead of the Heineken Cup final.

Irishman Craig Breen wins world-renowned Acropolis Rally
# ERC
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# ERC

Irishman Craig Breen wins world-renowned Acropolis Rally

Mar 30th 2014, 8:58 PM 4,417 Views 11 Comments

The Waterford driver picks up the biggest win of his career.

Six Nations release extremely short and sweet statement after Paris stakeholder meeting
# Cautious Optimism
From The42
# Cautious Optimism

Six Nations release extremely short and sweet statement after Paris stakeholder meeting

Feb 12th 2014, 12:44 PM 8,130 Views 16 Comments

Suddenly, the future looks just a little bit brighter for the Heineken Cup.

More doubt cast over future of Heineken Cup as ERC stops payments to clubs
# Uncertainty
From The42
# Uncertainty

More doubt cast over future of Heineken Cup as ERC stops payments to clubs

Feb 6th 2014, 9:41 AM 3,765 Views 1 Comment

A statement was released last night with officials set to reconvene on 19 February.

GAA league finals won't be moved from Croke Park for potential Heineken Cup semi-final
# Stadium Search
From The42
# Stadium Search

GAA league finals won't be moved from Croke Park for potential Heineken Cup semi-final

Feb 4th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,435 Views 16 Comments

The ERC have yet to approach the GAA about possibly using the venue.

Connacht scrum half Kieran Marmion escapes ban
# Citing
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# Citing

Connacht scrum half Kieran Marmion escapes ban

Jan 23rd 2014, 12:02 PM 2,782 Views 2 Comments

He’s free to play for the Wolfhounds against the Saxons on Saturday.

Four Irishmen included on longlist for ERC European Player of the Year
# In The Mix
From The42
# In The Mix

Four Irishmen included on longlist for ERC European Player of the Year

Jan 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 26,966 Views 52 Comments

Two Munster men, two Leinster forwards and Ulster’s South African maestro have made the first cut.

Marmion and White cited for incidents during Connacht's defeat to Saracens
# Hearings
From The42
# Hearings

Marmion and White cited for incidents during Connacht's defeat to Saracens

Jan 20th 2014, 6:53 PM 5,202 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, Edinburgh’s Cornell du Preez will also appear before a judicial officer after his yellow card against Munster.

English chairman blames Heineken Cup fiasco on the French
# Jingoism
From The42
# Jingoism

English chairman blames Heineken Cup fiasco on the French

Jan 13th 2014, 2:05 PM 6,461 Views 15 Comments

Exeter Chiefs supremo Tony Rowe believes every European club wants to reach an agreement and feels the unions are at fault.

'WRU has failed miserably': Welsh regions angrily reiterate backing for RCC with 'facts'
# Statement Wars
From The42
# Statement Wars

'WRU has failed miserably': Welsh regions angrily reiterate backing for RCC with 'facts'

Jan 4th 2014, 4:19 PM 4,591 Views 12 Comments

‘It is yet to be explained why bringing an additional £12m into the game is not in the best interests of Welsh rugby.’

English clubs welcome Welsh support as WRU promise regions new agreement
# Rugby Champions Cup
From The42
# Rugby Champions Cup

English clubs welcome Welsh support as WRU promise regions new agreement

Jan 2nd 2014, 6:20 PM 5,144 Views 6 Comments

The warring factions in European rugby were back at it today.

5 sporting Christmas cards that probably weren't sent this year
# Return To Sender
From The42
# Return To Sender

5 sporting Christmas cards that probably weren't sent this year

Dec 24th 2013, 11:59 AM 4,141 Views 2 Comments

But would have made sense if they were.

English clubs confirm split from Heineken Cup after this season
# Defiant
From The42
# Defiant

English clubs confirm split from Heineken Cup after this season

Dec 5th 2013, 7:00 PM 21,218 Views 62 Comments

Premiership Rugby stakeholders met today to discuss their future in ERC competitions.

Premiership clubs meet today to discuss ERC future (or lack of it)
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

Premiership clubs meet today to discuss ERC future (or lack of it)

Dec 5th 2013, 6:48 AM 2,593 Views 2 Comments

“The meeting will look at the future of English and European rugby over the next five years.”

French club boss: Rugby Champions Cup was a way to get what we wanted
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

French club boss: Rugby Champions Cup was a way to get what we wanted

Nov 30th 2013, 11:42 AM 2,856 Views 6 Comments

“This year of transition will give us enough time to create a new structure,” he added.

The Heineken Cup lives on... for now
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

The Heineken Cup lives on... for now

Nov 29th 2013, 3:22 PM 3,558 Views 14 Comments

With the English seemingly set to come on board, all looks rosy for the ERC but this battle will resume next year.

Top 14 clubs to meet to decide Heineken Cup future
# Is This It?
From The42
# Is This It?

Top 14 clubs to meet to decide Heineken Cup future

Nov 27th 2013, 6:24 PM 5,461 Views 28 Comments

Suggestions from France are that the LNR is ready to leave the English clubs out on their own.

Opinion: French clubs remain the key to a real Heineken Cup
# Impasse
From The42
# Impasse

Opinion: French clubs remain the key to a real Heineken Cup

Nov 22nd 2013, 4:11 PM 3,462 Views 17 Comments

The LNR has not yet committed to playing in the ERC-run tournament next season.

English clubs to press on with Rugby Champions Cup despite exodus
# Last Men Standing
From The42
# Last Men Standing

English clubs to press on with Rugby Champions Cup despite exodus

Nov 21st 2013, 9:55 PM 8,154 Views 28 Comments

The English RFU was not present at this afternoon’s meeting in Dublin.

Heineken Cup agreement set to continue without English clubs
# Outcasts
From The42
# Outcasts

Heineken Cup agreement set to continue without English clubs

Nov 21st 2013, 7:20 PM 26,073 Views 79 Comments

A statement from the IRFU this evening confirmed that an ERC-run European competition will continue.

FFR offers clubs €2 million each to play in Heineken Cup – report
# Incentive
From The42
# Incentive

FFR offers clubs €2 million each to play in Heineken Cup – report

Nov 11th 2013, 2:40 PM 20,069 Views 25 Comments

Pierre Camou, the president of the FFR, apparently held a meeting with representatives of the Top 14 sides last week.

Mediator lays out European Rugby framework after Dublin talks
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

Mediator lays out European Rugby framework after Dublin talks

Oct 24th 2013, 3:59 PM 3,369 Views 17 Comments

The parties will meet again early next month.

Celtic nations looking for more World Cup rewards - report
# Money Game
From The42
# Money Game

Celtic nations looking for more World Cup rewards - report

Oct 16th 2013, 9:45 AM 2,483 Views 2 Comments

Ireland, Scotland and Wales look set to demand more World Cup cash as concerns over European club rugby persist.

San Siro set to stage the 2015 Heineken Cup final*
# ERC
From The42
# ERC

San Siro set to stage the 2015 Heineken Cup final*

Oct 7th 2013, 5:46 PM 3,106 Views 10 Comments

*If the European competition even exists at that stage.

Toulon and the Chiefs set for 'World Cup of Clubs' showdown
# Exhibition
From The42
# Exhibition

Toulon and the Chiefs set for 'World Cup of Clubs' showdown

Sep 30th 2013, 10:35 AM 2,842 Views 5 Comments

The NZRU have given the go-ahead for the game to take place, according to reports in France.

IRFU will not sanction provincial involvement in breakaway tournament
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

IRFU will not sanction provincial involvement in breakaway tournament

Sep 26th 2013, 12:31 PM 3,080 Views 26 Comments

All four nations involved in the Pro12 have today backed the existing structure.

French Federation brand club breakaway 'irrelevant and inappropriate'
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

French Federation brand club breakaway 'irrelevant and inappropriate'

Sep 23rd 2013, 2:01 PM 2,800 Views 23 Comments

The FFR say they will stand in the way of their clubs who hope to join the ‘Rugby Champions Cup’.

English, French clubs christen breakaway 'Rugby Champions Cup'
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

English, French clubs christen breakaway 'Rugby Champions Cup'

Sep 22nd 2013, 12:02 PM 3,528 Views 17 Comments

Premiership Rugby and the LNR released a joint statement today.

'It's all about money these days': Quinlan hopes Heineken Cup is salvaged
# Cash
From The42
# Cash

'It's all about money these days': Quinlan hopes Heineken Cup is salvaged

Sep 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,540 Views 5 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland flanker says every team in Europe would struggle without the H Cup.

'Someone's going to have to suck eggs': Paul Warwick on Heineken Cup stand-off
# European Vacation
From The42
# European Vacation

'Someone's going to have to suck eggs': Paul Warwick on Heineken Cup stand-off

Sep 18th 2013, 5:10 PM 11,208 Views 12 Comments

The Australian believes any elite European competition would be pointless without the likes of Munster and Leinster.

Four great Irish wins in the Heineken Cup
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

Four great Irish wins in the Heineken Cup

Sep 18th 2013, 1:42 PM 1,909 Views 6 Comments

The European tournament has given Irish fans some unforgettable days.

ERC invites everyone back to Dublin to sort out Heineken Cup mess
# More Talks
From The42
# More Talks

ERC invites everyone back to Dublin to sort out Heineken Cup mess

Sep 17th 2013, 3:38 PM 2,253 Views 15 Comments

ERC wants to find “a negotiated solution to the current impasse” on 23 October.

Jean-Pierre Lux asks ERC stakeholders to 'cease public ultimatums'
# Impasse
From The42
# Impasse

Jean-Pierre Lux asks ERC stakeholders to 'cease public ultimatums'

Sep 13th 2013, 6:14 PM 1,739 Views 3 Comments

The European Rugby Cup CEO repeated the points agreed in this week’s Dublin meeting.

ERC: All parties are committed to re-signing Heineken Cup deal
# We're Back Baby
From The42
# We're Back Baby

ERC: All parties are committed to re-signing Heineken Cup deal

Sep 11th 2013, 3:32 PM 4,000 Views 9 Comments

‘Any purported cross-border club tournaments needed the approval both of the IRB, and of the relevant Unions.’

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'
# Unholy Union
From The42
# Unholy Union

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'

Aug 27th 2013, 6:42 PM 3,394 Views 5 Comments

Bondi and Ballsbridge may have just gotten a little bit closer.

Jonny Wilkinson named European Player of the Year
# Go Jonny Go
From The42
# Go Jonny Go

Jonny Wilkinson named European Player of the Year

May 19th 2013, 5:27 PM 2,986 Views 4 Comments

The Toulon outhalf held off competition from Jamie Heaslip and a trio of Clermont players.

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