Heineken Cup

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

Munster Top the Table in the Heineken Cup

Munster took control of Pool 6 in the Heineken Cup on Sunday with a commanding 36-8 destruction of a disappointing Perpignan at Thomond Park.
9 December 2013

Young Exeter Duo Excel in Narrow Loss to Champions Toulon

Exeter youngsters Jack Nowell and Henry Slade, both with standout performances, could not help their side to victory against reigning Heineken Cup champions Toulon at Sandy Park on Saturday.
9 December 2013

2013/2014 Heineken Cup Review - Round 3

The second weekend in December saw a return to the Heineken Cup, now with the Autumn Internationals no more than a distant memory, Europe’s top domestic teams clashed in the competition’s third round of fixtures.
9 December 2013

The Heineken Rugby Show 1 - Part 3

Here it is everyone, the third and final instalment of the first ever Heineken Rugby show.
31 October 2013

The Heineken Rugby Show 1 – Part 1

Talking Rugby Union have been long-time supporters of Heineken rugby, having worked closely with the Heineken Kinsale Sevens tournament since 2011.
29 October 2013

Saints Sail Past Ospreys

Northampton Saints cruised past the Ospreys on Sunday afternoon at Franklins Gardens, falling just short of a bonus point with a 27-16 victory.
22 October 2013

Quins Manage Only a Bonus Point in Second Straight Loss in the Heineken Cup

Harlequins fell to a second straight loss in the Heineken Cup, with only a last-gasp drop-goal from Nick Evans earning them a losing bonus point against Clermont Auvergne.
21 October 2013

Champions Shocked by Cardiff

Reigning Heineken Cup champions Toulon suffered a surprise 19-15 defeat to Cardiff Blues on Saturday at Arms Park.
21 October 2013

Toulouse Edge to Wembley Win

Saracens fell short at a packed out Wembley on Friday night as a late Owen Farrell drop-goal missed the mark; handing Toulouse a 17-16 victory and the upper hand in Pool 3 of the competition.
21 October 2013

Leicester Steal Late Bonus Point Win

Leicester Tigers stole a bonus point 34-3 win over Benetton Treviso at Welford Road on Friday night.
21 October 2013

Toulon And Wilkinson Heineken Cup Favourites

Bookmakers William Hill make Toulon and Jonny Wikinson the favourites to win the Heineken Cup this season and finish as top points-scorer respectively.
10 October 2013

A Solution Can Be Found - ERC's Derek McGrath

European Rugby Cup Chief Executive Derek McGrath remains adamant that a solution to the current dispute over the future of European rugby can still be found.
30 September 2013

Heineken Cup Launched Amid Confusion

The 2013-14 Heineken Cup season was launched in Paris earlier this week despite its future as European rugby's premier competition being shrouded in confusion and doubt.
24 September 2013