Heineken Cup

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

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