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#European Rugby

From The42 Pro14 season could still be restarted but will definitely be curtailed, say Scottish Rugby Union European Rugby

Pro14 season could still be restarted but will definitely be curtailed, say Scottish Rugby Union

An update from SRU chief operating officer Dominic McKay, who is a Pro14 board member.

From The42 French rugby bosses agree to cancel season, aim to start 20/21 in September European Rugby

French rugby bosses agree to cancel season, aim to start 20/21 in September

Covid-19 has ended France’s top division after 17 rounds.

From The42 Seismic Saturday evening in store as Leinster host Saracens, Ulster tackle Toulouse on the Sunday Order Of Play

Seismic Saturday evening in store as Leinster host Saracens, Ulster tackle Toulouse on the Sunday

April 4 and 5 will be an unmissable weekend of rugby.

From The42 Coetzee and Murphy return to Ulster team for Clermont clash Suftum

Coetzee and Murphy return to Ulster team for Clermont clash

Head coach Dan McFarland has made just two changes to the team that beat Munster last Friday.

From The42 Captain Butler back to bolster Connacht for Gloucester trip Champions Cup

Captain Butler back to bolster Connacht for Gloucester trip

A training ground injury for Matt Healy has forced Friend to switch John Porch to fullback.

From The42 Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints Team News

Larmour, Porter and Doris in harness as Leinster travel to face Premiership-leading Saints

Tadhg Furlong, Rob Kearney and Scott Fardy head up a vastly experienced Leinster bench.

From The42 Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win Red Zone

Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win

Jeremy Loughman scored and created a brilliant try on his first European start, but James Cronin’s late try could prove invaluable.

From The42 O'Brien brought into Leinster camp as they ramped up to take on Europe again Pedigree

O'Brien brought into Leinster camp as they ramped up to take on Europe again

Hot favourites for the opener and the tournament, Leinster don’t just switch on for Europe by accident.

From The42 Ulster front up for Europe on traditional happy hunting ground Early Bath

Ulster front up for Europe on traditional happy hunting ground

The northern province have won all four meetings with Bath in Europe, but continuing the trend will be a difficult task today.

From The42 Johnny Sexton back in blue as Leinster begin Champions Cup chase at home to Benetton Team-Sheet

Johnny Sexton back in blue as Leinster begin Champions Cup chase at home to Benetton

Garry Ringrose, Jordan Larmour, James Ryan and Josh van der Flier also return to the Leinster side.

From The42 Three Irish referees set for Champions Cup duty as appointments confirmed European Rugby

Three Irish referees set for Champions Cup duty as appointments confirmed

Frank Murphy, Andrew Brace and George Clancy will take charge of pool stage fixtures next month.

From The42 Leinster and Ulster to feature on Virgin's free-to-air Champions Cup coverage TV Listings

Leinster and Ulster to feature on Virgin's free-to-air Champions Cup coverage

The Ballymount broadcaster will show six pool games.

From The42 Champions Cup draw pits Munster against Saracens and Racing 92 Road To Marseille

Champions Cup draw pits Munster against Saracens and Racing 92

Beaten finalists Leinster will go up against Lyon, Northampton and Benetton.

From The42 O'Mahony putting 'strange' reaction to Six Nations behind him and slots back into big-game mode Ever Ready

O'Mahony putting 'strange' reaction to Six Nations behind him and slots back into big-game mode

The Ireland vice-captain bristles at the criticism Ireland have been dealt, but is swiftly moving on to push Munster on in Edinburgh.

From The42 Glasgow eye early scalp, Lyon make debut and free-to-air European rugby returns On The Continent

Glasgow eye early scalp, Lyon make debut and free-to-air European rugby returns

Plus, a high quality Challenge Cup competition is an exciting prospect.

From The42 'It was a very bleak dressing room after... It was just so quiet' Bad Memories

'It was a very bleak dressing room after... It was just so quiet'

Three seasons ago, Leinster were hammered twice by Wasps in Europe.

From The42 Win Heineken Champions Cup match tickets to celebrate the launch of our brand new rugby podcast Giveaway

Win Heineken Champions Cup match tickets to celebrate the launch of our brand new rugby podcast

The Irish provinces are back in European action in the coming weeks.

From The42 Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup Pool Draw

Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup

Ulster will meet Simon Zebo’s Racing 92 and Scarlets while, in the Challenge Cup, Connacht have been pitted against Sale, Bordeaux and Perpignan.

From The42 Connacht out-gunned by Gloucester in crazy Challenge Cup quarter-final Never Say Die

Connacht out-gunned by Gloucester in crazy Challenge Cup quarter-final

The western province refused to lie down as they shared eight tries with the Premiership side.

From The42 Ulster's young lock Treadwell has seized opportunity with both hands European Rugby

Ulster's young lock Treadwell has seized opportunity with both hands

The 21-year-old, who made his debut for Ireland over the summer, is excited at the prospect of being involved in the Champions Cup tomorrow.

From The42 Ulster-bound Piutau among 11 Premiership players nominated for European Rugby Player of the Year King Charles

Ulster-bound Piutau among 11 Premiership players nominated for European Rugby Player of the Year

Dan Carter’s in there too, but the EPCR panel couldn’t find room for any Irish players.

From The42 7 great reasons Leinster, Munster and Ulster fans should still watch rugby this weekend Still Good

7 great reasons Leinster, Munster and Ulster fans should still watch rugby this weekend

Plus, where and when you can watch mighty Connacht (and the rest) in action.

From The42 England, France and Siberia: Here's what's in store for your province in Europe* Pick Up The Pace

England, France and Siberia: Here's what's in store for your province in Europe*

*In Europe, and also 6,000 kilometers away in central Russia.

From The42 Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens SUAF

Munster backed in to a corner, but have the tools to claw past Saracens

A little earlier than planned, but Munster won’t shirk the need to play knockout cup rugby in England today.

From The42 Munster look to carry Ireland's November momentum into Clermont ties Axel's Pride

Munster look to carry Ireland's November momentum into Clermont ties

Joe Schmidt’s coaching and expectation levels will lift the standards in the southern province.

From The42 'We're Munster, they'll want to have a go at us' -- Murray leads rejuvenated side to take on Sharks Preview

'We're Munster, they'll want to have a go at us' -- Murray leads rejuvenated side to take on Sharks

Despite a shaky start to the season, Munster are favourites on their opening European road trip.

From The42 Forget Chabal, 9 years on Wallace's timing v Sale is the lasting memory for O'Callaghan Retrospective

Forget Chabal, 9 years on Wallace's timing v Sale is the lasting memory for O'Callaghan

The sides meet this Saturday and the lock is aiming to avoid a repeat of the 2005 trip to Edgeley Park.

From The42 Opinion: Now is the time to start organising a women's 'Heineken Cup' European Rugby

Opinion: Now is the time to start organising a women's 'Heineken Cup'

Six countries, 12 teams, three pools: let’s get it on!

From The42 Sky or BT? Here's where you can watch your province in European action TV Guide

Sky or BT? Here's where you can watch your province in European action

Ulster and Leinster fans will be watching their side live on BT in the opening round of fixtures.

From The42 Ulster in pool of death as Munster face trips to Sarries and Clermont New Era

Ulster in pool of death as Munster face trips to Sarries and Clermont

Mark Anscombe and Anthony Foley have been handed excitingly tough groups for the Rugby Champions Cup.

From The42 It looks like the European Rugby Champions Cup deal has finally been agreed RIP H Cup

It looks like the European Rugby Champions Cup deal has finally been agreed

The end for the Heineken Cup is all but confirmed.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

From The42 Premiership Rugby now willing to consider future in Heineken Cup European Rugby

Premiership Rugby now willing to consider future in Heineken Cup

Mark McCafferty appears willing to rejoin the existing European Cup, but still wants a structure to replace the ERC.

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

Mediator lays out European Rugby framework after Dublin talks

The parties will meet again early next month.

From The42 Heineken Cup wrap: Here's how 3 of our provinces' rivals got on today European Rugby

Heineken Cup wrap: Here's how 3 of our provinces' rivals got on today

Plus news of Simon Easterby’s shock win over Conor O’Shea’s Harlequins.

From The42 Here's how our writers view this season's Heineken Cup It's Back

Here's how our writers view this season's Heineken Cup

Six writers, five questions and a whole lot of French dominance.

From The42 9 solid reasons to get pumped about the Heineken Cup this weekend European Rugby

9 solid reasons to get pumped about the Heineken Cup this weekend

Enjoy it while it lasts.

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