Heineken Cup

Premiership Rugby confirms intent to cut European ties

Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty has confirmed that his organisation intend to cut their ties with European Rugby Cup Ltd (ERC) unless they agree to an overhaul of the Heineken Cup.
12 May 2012

Super 15 - Rugby's Elite Tournament

There has long been a debate surrounding which is the elite club rugby competition in the world - the Heineken Cup or the Super 15.
7 May 2012

Northern Hemisphere: Do we need a re-structure?

If you spend any time reading online rugby forums, there is a chance that at some point you will have seen a debate regarding whether the Northern Hemisphere season needs restructuring.
27 March 2012

Heineken Cup: Week 6 Review

Munster ensured that they would have a home quarter-final in the Heineken Cup after they ran out 51-36 winners over Northampton Saints in an epic encounter at Stadium:MK
23 January 2012

Ireland Six Nations squad, too safe?

Declan Kidney is an excellent rugby coach. An under-19 world title, two Heineken cups and an Irish Grand Slam confirm as much.
19 January 2012

Heineken Cup: Week 6 Preview

The pool stages of the Heineken Cup come to a head this weekend with six of the eight quarter-final places still up for grabs.
19 January 2012

Quins last hope for Heineken Cup knock out

It was the cruellest of bounces that ultimately determined the winner of a scrappy affair last Friday night, with Harlequins beating Gloucester 21-14 to keep their Heineken Cup dreams alive.
19 January 2012

Heineken Cup: Week 5 Review

Heineken Cup: Week 5 Review
15 January 2012

Heineken Cup: Week 5 Preview

The pool stages of the Heineken Cup enter the final stretch this weekend, and with nobody guaranteed qualification to the quarter finals, everything is still to play for.
12 January 2012

Short Term Sacrifice

It is rare that northern rugby fans can stand on the threshold of a Heineken fortnight, tipsy with optimism.
11 January 2012

Dave's Five 2011 Highlights

Leinster retained their Heineken Cup trophy in the summer whilst the Queensland Reds played spectacular rugby down under to take the Super Rugby title.
31 December 2011

Heineken Cup: Week 4 Review

Biarritz scored four second-half tries as they came from behind to claim a bonus-point victory over a brave Treviso side on Friday night.
18 December 2011

Heineken Cup: Week 4 Preview

Round 4 sees the reverse fixtures of last week's matches, as Leicester, Edinburgh and others look to turn around last weekend's results to keep their prospects of reaching the quarter finals alive.
15 December 2011

Heineken Cup: Week 3 Review

Dan Parks scored 20 points as Cardiff Blues hit the top of Pool 2 after a comfortable home win over Edinburgh in the Welsh capital.
12 December 2011

Heineken Cup: Week 3 Preview

It's make or break time in the Heineken Cup as the third and fourth round double-headers get under way this weekend.
8 December 2011

Heineken Cup Fixtures 2011/2012

Heineken Cup Fixtures 2011/2012
20 July 2011

Heineken Cup Pools

With the domestic season done and dusted for another year it is the time of year where fans up and down the country bask in their side's glory or failings
12 June 2011

Aviva Stadium To Host 2013 Heineken Cup Final

The 2013 Heineken Cup final will be played at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin-the first time the match has been played in the Irish capital since 2003, when Toulouse defeated Perpignan at the Old Lansdowne road.
10 June 2011

Relegation Realities

It's that time of year again, folks. Whilst Northampton gear up for success in the Heineken Cup, Leeds Carnegie and Newcastle Falcons are embroiled in the annual battle
2 May 2011

Heineken Cup quarter finals: The Aftermath

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12 April 2011