Heineken Cup

Habana: Stander's Irish Switch is a loss to Boks

World Cup Winner Bryan Habana has admitted that the change of nationality for Munster’s South African-born flanker CJ Stander is a real “loss” for the Boks, after the news broke that the forward has now qualified to play for Ireland through residency.
22 April 2014

The Heineken Rugby Show 4

Heineken Rugby Show – The Masters chat with special guest US Open Champion Justin Rose
22 April 2014

D'Arcy Eyes Pro12 Glory

Leinster's Gordon D'Arcy insists he'll pursue the Rabo Pro12 with the same hunger he would the Heineken Cup after their quarter-final, 29-14, loss to Toulon. After years of trophy-less seasons, D'Arcy is now focused on securing a second Pro12 title in consecutive seasons.
22 April 2014

New European deal 'win-win' - Griffiths

Saracens chief executive Ed Griffiths says the creation of the European Rugby Champions Cup is a 'win-win' situation for Northern Hemisphere rugby.
11 April 2014

McCall playing it safe with Goode

Saracens director of rugby will be playing it safe with England full-back Andy Goode, who was concussed during Saturday's Heineken Cup quarter-final win over Ulster.
9 April 2014

Payne suspended for two weeks

Ulster full-back Jared Payne has been suspended for two weeks after a disciplinary panel upheld his red card against Saracens on Saturday.
9 April 2014

Payne to face disciplinary hearing

Ulster full-back Jared Payne will go in front of a disciplinary panel tomorrow (9th April) following his red card in the Heineken Cup quarter-final against Saracens.
8 April 2014

Ulster left with lengthy injury list

Ulster are counting the physical cost of their Heineken Cup quarter-final defeat to Saracens with six players sidelined following the 17-15 defeat.
8 April 2014

Toulon wait on Wilkinson injury

Toulon face a nervous wait to see whether fly-half Jonny Wilkinson will be fit for their Heineken Cup quarter-final against Munster.
7 April 2014

Toulon knock Leinster out in thriller

Reigning champions Toulon emerged the victors of an entertaining Heineken Cup quarter-final with Leinster, winning by 29 points to 14.
6 April 2014

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