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#European Champions Cup

Exeter one of a few teams Leinster are 'kind of constantly watching, seeing what they're doing'
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# Top Tier

Exeter one of a few teams Leinster are 'kind of constantly watching, seeing what they're doing'

Apr 5th 2021, 10:20 PM 25,704 Views 24 Comments

‘We’ve learned lessons from that Sarries game that we’ll hopefully be able to bring into this weekend,’ says Rory O’Loughlin.

Exeter storm back from slow start to set up quarter-final against Leinster
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# Champions Cup

Exeter storm back from slow start to set up quarter-final against Leinster

Apr 3rd 2021, 7:49 PM 10,291 Views 6 Comments

The reigning champions found themselves 14-0 down, but advance to meet the four-time champs.

Saracens keep Champions Cup defence alive, four sides now confirmed for quarter-finals
# Review
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# Review

Saracens keep Champions Cup defence alive, four sides now confirmed for quarter-finals

Jan 11th 2020, 8:40 PM 16,215 Views 6 Comments

Rhys Carre’s early red card made life difficult for his side.

As it happened: Connacht v Toulouse, European Rugby Champions Cup From The42
Live Jan 11th 2020, 2:50 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Toulouse, European Rugby Champions Cup

Saracens fined for Champions Cup launch no-show
# Punishment
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# Punishment

Saracens fined for Champions Cup launch no-show

Nov 19th 2019, 4:14 PM 11,605 Views 10 Comments

After opting not to appeal against a huge fine for breaching the salary cap, the club have forked out for another sanction breach.

'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

'If he feels that Johnny's got an easy ride in, he'll be banging on Leo and Stuart's door'

Nov 14th 2019, 5:41 PM 14,438 Views 20 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella explore the potential benefits of the World Cup for Ireland’s provinces.

Saracens could face EPCR action for snubbing Champions Cup launch
# Asterisk
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# Asterisk

Saracens could face EPCR action for snubbing Champions Cup launch

Nov 6th 2019, 10:18 AM 11,269 Views 18 Comments

The European and English champions were yesterday docked 35 Premiership points and fined £5.36million.

Leinster the big winners as Munster face a formidable task
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

Leinster the big winners as Munster face a formidable task

Jun 19th 2019, 3:33 PM 25,086 Views 38 Comments

Connacht can look forward to some big European nights in Galway when the Champions Cup returns in November.

Toulouse to pay tribute to Notre Dame against Leinster
# Support
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# Support

Toulouse to pay tribute to Notre Dame against Leinster

Apr 16th 2019, 9:18 PM 8,666 Views 16 Comments

Sunday’s semi-final against will see the French side wearing a special kit.

Toner's absence adds another layer to Leinster's selection debate for Ulster
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# Three Into Two

Toner's absence adds another layer to Leinster's selection debate for Ulster

Mar 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,118 Views 36 Comments

With Scott Fardy required in the second row this weekend, one of James Lowe and Jamison Gibson-Park could miss out.

Lancaster: 'Toulouse are as good a team as I've coached against'
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# Big Challenge

Lancaster: 'Toulouse are as good a team as I've coached against'

Jan 8th 2019, 7:00 AM 6,513 Views 21 Comments

The Leinster senior coach says Saturday’s heavyweight showdown at the RDS is the ‘premier game’ in the Champions Cup this weekend.

Kearney sits out with 'knock', as Cullen strives for cohesion in selection
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# Champions Cup

Kearney sits out with 'knock', as Cullen strives for cohesion in selection

Dec 14th 2018, 2:32 PM 7,122 Views 8 Comments

The fullback picked up a knock at the Rec last week and misses Saturday’s round four encounter at the Aviva Stadium.

Stade offer free entry to Ospreys clash for all fans in tribute to teenager
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# Nicolas Chauvin

Stade offer free entry to Ospreys clash for all fans in tribute to teenager

Dec 13th 2018, 4:16 PM 6,455 Views 3 Comments

Nicolas Chauvin tragically passed away this week and Stade Francais have made tickets for their next match free.

Ulster name unchanged team for Scarlets visit after narrow away win
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# European Champions Cup

Ulster name unchanged team for Scarlets visit after narrow away win

Dec 13th 2018, 12:21 PM 4,033 Views 8 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has stuck with the same 15 that claimed victory at Parc y Scarlets last Friday.

England star Itoje emerges as injury doubt for Six Nations opener
# Sidelined
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# Sidelined

England star Itoje emerges as injury doubt for Six Nations opener

Dec 7th 2018, 4:01 PM 7,206 Views 11 Comments

The second row is nursing a knee problem.

Scannell brothers and Hanrahan among 12 players to have contracts extended by Munster
# Staying Put
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# Staying Put

Scannell brothers and Hanrahan among 12 players to have contracts extended by Munster

Dec 4th 2018, 11:59 AM 10,101 Views 22 Comments

John Ryan has received a three-year extension, while Arno Botha will also remain in red for an extra year.

Injuries mount for Leinster but strength in depth softens the blow ahead of Bath
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# Champions Cup

Injuries mount for Leinster but strength in depth softens the blow ahead of Bath

Dec 4th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,934 Views 16 Comments

Dan Leavy, Jack Conan, Rory O’Loughlin and Jordan Larmour are in a race to be fit for Saturday.

Edinburgh outclass troubled Toulon, while Wasps and Bath play out thrilling draw
# Round-Up
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# Round-Up

Edinburgh outclass troubled Toulon, while Wasps and Bath play out thrilling draw

Oct 20th 2018, 8:40 PM 7,100 Views 2 Comments

Wasps, without Christian Wade, battled back to draw.

'I am a glass half full person, so I will take the four points'
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# Suftum

'I am a glass half full person, so I will take the four points'

Oct 13th 2018, 9:12 PM 13,152 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland was relieved to see his side get an important win on a night when it was all about the result.

EPCR reject Toulon appeal, but cut probationary period to one season
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

EPCR reject Toulon appeal, but cut probationary period to one season

Oct 9th 2018, 5:31 PM 6,083 Views 0 Comments

The five point-penalty issued to Toulon has been upheld, but following an appeal it will only be suspended for one season.

Big loss for Leinster's Champions Cup pool rivals as Faletau suffers broken arm
# Injury Blow
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# Injury Blow

Big loss for Leinster's Champions Cup pool rivals as Faletau suffers broken arm

Oct 9th 2018, 4:53 PM 6,508 Views 2 Comments

The Wales back row is also likely to miss the November internationals.

Toulon appeal EPCR's punishment over Boudjellal's 'Mormon' comments
# Hearing
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# Hearing

Toulon appeal EPCR's punishment over Boudjellal's 'Mormon' comments

Sep 24th 2018, 3:35 PM 6,020 Views 3 Comments

The French club will challenge a five-point deduction, which is suspended for three seasons, following comments made by their president.

Van Graan gives verdict on 'tough' Champions Cup draw for Munster
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Van Graan gives verdict on 'tough' Champions Cup draw for Munster

Jun 21st 2018, 1:41 PM 9,377 Views 8 Comments

The southern province will be in Pool 2 next season alongside Castres, Exeter Chiefs and Gloucester.

Aer Lingus apologise as Leinster fans are affected by capacity issue on Champions Cup final flight
# Left Behind
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# Left Behind

Aer Lingus apologise as Leinster fans are affected by capacity issue on Champions Cup final flight

May 12th 2018, 11:43 AM 45,339 Views 57 Comments

The problem was caused by disruption at Dublin Airport yesterday, according to the airline.

Racing 92 star Machenaud ruled out of Champions Cup final against Leinster
# Max Out
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# Max Out

Racing 92 star Machenaud ruled out of Champions Cup final against Leinster

Apr 29th 2018, 9:52 PM 18,091 Views 43 Comments

The European Player of the Year nominee was injured during today’s victory over Bordeaux-Begles.

'We've got to be smart, we've got to be physical and we've got to win big moments'
# Stand Up And Fight
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# Stand Up And Fight

'We've got to be smart, we've got to be physical and we've got to win big moments'

Mar 31st 2018, 8:30 AM 6,924 Views 21 Comments

A big European occasion awaits Munster at Thomond Park this afternoon, and Johann van Graan is hoping home advantage will have a big part to play.

Ashton, Guirado and Nonu: Toulon name star-studded side for Thomond Park
# Formidable
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# Formidable

Ashton, Guirado and Nonu: Toulon name star-studded side for Thomond Park

Mar 30th 2018, 7:08 PM 13,739 Views 14 Comments

There’s no shortage of quality in the visitors’ XV.

Farrell and Kruis passed fit as Saracens come to Dublin fully locked and loaded
# Sarries
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# Sarries

Farrell and Kruis passed fit as Saracens come to Dublin fully locked and loaded

Mar 30th 2018, 1:06 PM 9,532 Views 13 Comments

Mark McCall has been able to name a strong XV for Sunday.

Jack's the lad for Munster as Van Graan names side to tackle Toulon
# Red Army
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# Red Army

Jack's the lad for Munster as Van Graan names side to tackle Toulon

Mar 30th 2018, 12:10 PM 25,113 Views 33 Comments

Simon Zebo, Andrew Conway and Rory Scannell have also been passed fit to start against the French side.

O'Donnell looking to take a leaf out of Scarlets' book on how to tackle Toulon
# European Business
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# European Business

O'Donnell looking to take a leaf out of Scarlets' book on how to tackle Toulon

Mar 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 7,374 Views 2 Comments

“We’ll get a good idea of what it takes to beat Toulon if we play well against Scarlets,” says the Munster flanker.

English club struggles could spill into Six Nations, says Gatland
# Poor Form
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# Poor Form

English club struggles could spill into Six Nations, says Gatland

Jan 28th 2018, 11:06 AM 12,696 Views 19 Comments

Reigning European champions Saracens are England’s sole representatives in the Champions Cup quarter-finals, catching Warren Gatland’s eye.

As it happened: Wasps vs Ulster, Champions Cup From The42
Live Jan 21st 2018, 2:10 PM

As it happened: Wasps vs Ulster, Champions Cup

Munster select unchanged side for the first time this season
# As You Were
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# As You Were

Munster select unchanged side for the first time this season

Jan 19th 2018, 12:13 PM 8,106 Views 10 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men take on Castres this weekend in their final Pool 4 game in the Champions Cup.

Toulon back Bastareaud after homophobic slur that could see France centre miss Six Nations
# No Defence
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# No Defence

Toulon back Bastareaud after homophobic slur that could see France centre miss Six Nations

Jan 15th 2018, 5:51 PM 12,162 Views 56 Comments

The 29-year-old was picked up on camera calling Treviso’s Sebastian Negri a ‘f**king f**got’ in the European Champions Cup yesterday.

'A great night for Munster': Van Graan proud of his team's composure and maturity
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# Red Army

'A great night for Munster': Van Graan proud of his team's composure and maturity

Dec 17th 2017, 10:54 PM 9,175 Views 6 Comments

The Munster head coach said he was pleased with the way his players defended their line right until the final whistle.

As it happened: Leicester Tigers vs Munster, Champions Cup From The42
Live Dec 17th 2017, 4:25 PM

As it happened: Leicester Tigers vs Munster, Champions Cup

'They're a bloody good team' - Healy expecting Exeter to arrive in Dublin with a point to prove after last week's dog fight
# Close Calls
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# Close Calls

'They're a bloody good team' - Healy expecting Exeter to arrive in Dublin with a point to prove after last week's dog fight

Updated Dec 15th 2017, 2:26 PM 5,072 Views 1 Comment

We get insight from Cian Healy and Johne Murphy on this week’s episode of Close Calls.

Send in the cavalry! Tuilagi and Toomua return to face Munster
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# Centre Stage

Send in the cavalry! Tuilagi and Toomua return to face Munster

Dec 15th 2017, 12:48 PM 8,812 Views 12 Comments

Leicester Tigers have made three changes in personnel to their team for Sunday’s game.

First European start for O'Byrne as Earls and Scannell return to Munster squad
# Red Army
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# Red Army

First European start for O'Byrne as Earls and Scannell return to Munster squad

Dec 15th 2017, 12:08 PM 9,876 Views 12 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan has named his team for Sunday’s game away to Leicester Tigers.

Ulster make two changes while England quartet drop out for Harlequins
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# Suftum

Ulster make two changes while England quartet drop out for Harlequins

Dec 14th 2017, 12:37 PM 8,792 Views 11 Comments

The northern province will be aiming to make it back-to-back wins over Quins in the Champions Cup.

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