Heineken Cup

Munster dig deep to progress

Munster moved into the Heineken Cup quarter-finals as Pool Six winners after subduing Gloucester's admirable resistance at a sold-out Kingsholm.
12 January 2014

Toulon turn on style against Blues

Toulon produced a stunning second-half display to beat Cardiff Blues 43-20 and book their place in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals.
11 January 2014

Leicester hit back to beat Treviso

Leicester ensured Heineken Cup quarter-final qualification remains in their own hands as they picked up maximum points at Benetton Treviso.
11 January 2014

Warriors fight back to stun Exeter

Glasgow Warriors came back from 10-0 down to win at Exeter and climb off the foot of Heineken Cup Pool Two.
11 January 2014

Quins crushed by late Clermont show

Sitiveni Sivivatu's late try halted Harlequins' Heineken Cup recovery in its tracks as Clermont Auvergne clinched a 16-13 victory at the Stoop.
11 January 2014

Patchell out of the Six Nations

Wales and Cardiff Blues fly-half Rhys Patchell will miss the coming 2014 Six Nations after knee surgery will rule him out for several months.
7 January 2014

Talking Rugby Union at the Heineken Rugby Show

Here it is again, an early Christmas present courtesy of Talking Rugby Union and Heineken - the second episode of the Heineken Rugby Show.
20 December 2013

Davies Fears for Gloucester Hopes

Nigel Davies admitted Gloucester's Heineken Cup quarter-final hopes had suffered "a huge setback" after Pool Four rivals Edinburgh stunned them 16-10 at wet and windy Kingsholm.
16 December 2013

O'Shea Praises Team Ethic

Conor O'Shea acclaimed Harlequins' team ethic after completing a Heineken Cup double over Racing Metro despite operating on a far smaller budget.
16 December 2013

Cockerill Hails Defining Moment

Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill thinks his side's late win over Montpellier could be a defining moment in their Heineken Cup campaign.
16 December 2013

Tigers Claw to Vital Victory

Leicester left it very late to beat Montpellier as they snatched a vital 15-14 Heineken Cup win at the Stade Yves-du-Manoir.
15 December 2013

Gloucester Stunned by Edinburgh

Gloucester's Heineken Cup quarter-final hopes were left hanging by a thread after underdogs Edinburgh stunned them at Kingsholm.
15 December 2013

Quins Keep Alive hopes of Progress

Harlequins continued to snap at the heels of Clermont Auvergne as they kept alive their hopes of reaching the Heineken Cup quarter-finals by grinding Racing Metro into submission.
15 December 2013

Saints End Unbeaten Leinster Record

Leinster surrendered their unbeaten record in this season's Heineken Cup as Northampton Saints won a low-scoring but absorbing contest at the Aviva Stadium.
15 December 2013

Toulon sink Exeter

Heineken Cup champions Toulon regained their place at the top of Pool Two as two tries from wing Dave Smith set them on their way to a bonus point win over Exeter Chiefs.
14 December 2013

Farrell Inspires Nine-try Win

England fly-half Owen Farrell inspired Saracens to keep up the pressure at the top of Pool 3 in the Heineken Cup, inspiring his side to a 64-7 mauling of basement-boys Zebre.
14 December 2013

Heineken Preview- Jack Nowell Tipped for England

Exeter travel to France and reigning Heineken Cup champions Toulon this Saturday, for a return fixture of last weekend’s game at Sandy Park, and head coach Rob Baxter has backed the talented winger Jack Nowell as the man to solve England’s Six Nations selection dilemma.
12 December 2013

Rugby Union is Clean

The Rugby Football Union believes the English game has yet to be affected by spot-fixing but is determined to remain vigilant to prevent it occurring. An RFU official attended a summit with ministers in Whitehall on Tuesday morning to discuss corruption, as one of five major sports represented at the meeting.
12 December 2013

RFU Bust a Gut to Resolve Europe Crisis

The Rugby Football Union is confident European competition can be salvaged for next season with chief executive Ian Ritchie warning the alternative would be vastly inferior.
11 December 2013

Some Good News for Wales - Roberts Ready for Return

Welsh and British Lions star centre Jamie Roberts, who is currently applying his trade in France, looks set to make his first appearance in over three months when Racing Metro play Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop on Sunday afternoon.
11 December 2013