Heineken Cup

Give Ulster credit - McCall

A relieved Saracens head coach Mark McCall says Ulster deserve plenty of credit after his side won their Heineken Cup quarter-final 17-15 at Ravenhill.
6 April 2014

Penney hails 'outstanding' & 'terrific' Munster

Munster head coach Rob Penney has lauded his team's performance in their Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulouse as 'outstanding' and 'terrific'.
6 April 2014

Cockerill disappointed with Clermont defeat

Leicester's director of rugby Richard Cockerill is disappointed that his side's late comeback came to nothing against Clermont in yesterday's Heineken Cup quarter-final.
6 April 2014

Brave Ulster beaten by Saracens

Ulster played for all but four minutes of their Heineken Cup quarter-final with 14 men but pushed Saracens all the way before being beaten 17-15 at Ravenhill.
5 April 2014

Clermont resist Leicester fightback

A valiant Leicester fightback proved to be in vain as Clermont won their Heineken Cup quarter-final 22-16 at Stade Marcel-Michelin.
5 April 2014

Superb Munster see off Toulouse

Munster were outstanding as they beat four-time Heineken Cup winners Toulouse 47-23 in front of a raucous crowd at Thomond Park.
5 April 2014

Heaslip undaunted by Toulon challenge

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip refused to be daunted by the challenge of taking on reigning champions Toulon in their Heineken Cup quarter-final tomorrow (6th April).
5 April 2014

Ulster are ready, and out for revenge - Trimble

Ulster's Andrew Trimble insists that while the Province are up against it in Saturday's Heineken Cup quarter-final with Saracens, his side are capable of defeating the English giants at Ravenhill.
3 April 2014

We need to be at our very best 'to even compete' with Toulon - Reddan

Leinester scrum-half Eoin Reddan believes his side need to be at their very best "to even compete" against a Toulon side he sees as a tougher than that which lifted the 2013 Heineken Cup trophy. Toulon edged out Clermont Auvernge in Dublin last May, but have since added to their star-studded cast as they look to reclaim the final edition of the Heineken Cup.
1 April 2014

Replacement European Cup Competition draws closer

European rugby bosses are close to reaching an agreement on the elite club tournament to replace the Heineken Cup and an announcement could come as early as Thursday, it has emerged.
27 March 2014

Wheeler: Compromise is a big issue

Brokering a broadcasting compromise between BT Sport and Sky to save top-flight European knockout rugby will be "difficult and delicate", according to Peter Wheeler
14 February 2014

Will Carling & Scott Quinnell talk Heineken Cup and Six Nations

See the Talking Rugby Union team go behind the scenes and in front of the cameras at the third instalment of the Heineken Cup Rugby Show.
7 February 2014

TRU at the Heineken Rugby Show

Will Carling, Scott Quinnell & Matt Dawson return to the Cabbage Patch Pub to discuss last weekend’s Heineken Cup matches.
24 January 2014

France Lose Dusautoir for Six Nations

France look set to be without their inspirational captain, and former World Player of the Year, Thierry Dusautoir, for the entire Six Nations because of injury.
20 January 2014

Tough trips await English pair

English challengers Leicester and Saracens will both face daunting Heineken Cup quarter-final missions later this season.
20 January 2014

Munster secure home quarter-final

Munster motored their way to a home Heineken Cup quarter-final as they brushed Edinburgh aside 38-6 at Thomond Park.
19 January 2014

Pienaar gives Ulster home help

South African Ruan Pienaar was the hero as Ulster clinched a Heineken Cup quarter-final home tie with a brilliant 22-19 victory at Leicester.
19 January 2014

Northampton battle past Castres

Northampton ended their Heineken Cup pool with a 13-3 victory over French champions Castres but it took them until the final minute to break down a ferocious visiting defence.
18 January 2014

Toulouse show power and experience against a persistent Saracens side

Saracens saw their hopes of topping Pool 3 in the Heineken Cup all but ended in south-west France as they were beaten 21-11 by Toulouse.
12 January 2014

North shines in Saints success

George North marked his return to Wales in Northampton colours by scoring a brilliant breakaway try, but Saints' Heineken Cup quarter-final hopes were still dealt a major blow.
12 January 2014