LV= Cup

News, reports and interviews from the LV= Anglo=Welsh Cup.

Exeter beat Northampton to win LV=Cup

Exeter Chiefs claimed their first major trophy beating Northampton Saints 15-8 at Sandy Park in the LV=Cup final. Playing in front of a..

March 17, 2014

British and Irish option is Heineken alternative

A fresh attempt is being made to salvage a substitute tournament from the wreckage of Europe – a revised British and Irish Cup.

January 9, 2014

“I don’t want to wait until the Six Nations to be picked again” – Luke Wallace

Luke Wallace has been playing second fiddle to England captain Chris Robshaw and, as a result, has seen his playing time with Harlequins..

November 19, 2012

Scrummaging Saints end losing streak against Dragons

Northampton ended their four-game losing streak with a 30-20 win over the Dragons at Rodney Parade in the second round of the LV Cup today...

November 18, 2012

“We’ll be in the Heineken Cup regardless of LV Cup result” – Brian Smith

For the first time this season, the winner of the LV Cup will earn an automatic qualification for the Heineken Cup giving the competition..

November 18, 2012

“We need a big reaction up front against Bath,” Harlequins’ Luke Wallace

Last week, Harlequins needed a last minute try from Kiwi Ben Botica to clinch a 31-30 win at Northampton in the opening round of the LV..

November 16, 2012

London Irish’s Brian Smith – “Old heads give our flyers direction.”

Brian Smith hopes his side will continue to showcase their full range of attacking abilities after an impressive bonus point win over Sale..

November 16, 2012

LV Cup round 2: preview and prediction

Dragons v Northampton The Dragons and the Saints are both looking for their first win in the competition at Rodney Parade on Sunday. Dan..

November 16, 2012

Young Chiefs thump London Welsh in LV opener

Exeter put on an impressive second half display to earn a 42-15 bonus-point win over London Welsh in their opening game of the LV Cup. The..

November 11, 2012

LV Cup Round 1: preview and predictions

London Irish v Sale With both team in serious need to build on momentum, Brian Smith and Steve Diamond have named a strong side in a..

November 11, 2012