Toulon’s new backs coach Steve Meehan believes the financial disparity between English and French clubs is closing and sees no reason why a Premiership side […]
Fly-half believes Saints have a squad capable of challenging for both the Premiership and the Champions Cup.
Flying Fijian believes his big game experience can help Harlequins scale the heights both domestically and in Europe this season.
An Irish soccer convert, the mayor of a village in Provence and an English multi-millionaire are to play roles in Rugby’s new European Champions’ Cup.
Saracens flanker Kelly Brown has hailed his back row partner Jacques Burger as ‘simply incredible’ after the Namibian’s display in the 46-6 Heineken Cup semi-final drubbing of Clermont Auvergne.
Clermont second row Nathan Hines believes multi-tasking Saracens are a bigger threat to his side’s league and cup double-winning ambitions than Leicester were ahead of Saturday’s Heineken Cup semi-final showdown at Twickenham.
The new European Rugby Champions’ Cup is preparing for take-off with the airline who signed Lionel Messi during their sponsorship of FC Barcelona and Manchester United.
Jared Payne has been suspended for two weeks following his red card against Saracens in the Heineken Cup quart-finals on Saturday. The Ulster full-back was […]
Munster Heineken Cup hopes have been dealt a big blow with the news that captain Peter O’Mahony is to undergo reconstructive shoulder surgery today and […]
Jared Payne will appear in front of a disciplinary committee tomorrow over the red card he received during the Heineken Cup quarter-final against Saracens on […]
Brian O’Driscoll has played his last Heineken Cup game as Leinster crashed out in the quarter-finals losing to Toulon 29-14 at the Stade Mayol. In […]
Mark McCall’s Saracens travel to Ulster tomorrow for the Heineken Cup quarter-finals and scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth hopes they can embrace the atmosphere and reach last […]
Matt Jess insists there are “no limits” to what Exeter Chiefs can achieve.
The new shape of European rugby will finally be confirmed this week with the potential to generate £100m-a-year and revolutionise the game.
The peace plan aimed at ending Europe’s rugby war will revolve around a new organisation at a new base in a country famous for its neutrality – Switzerland.
Jonny Wilkinson came off the bench on Saturday to score the bonus-point try that helped put champions Toulon firmly in control of their Heineken Cup pool and then announced he could play on for another year after all.
Premiership Rugby tonight confirmed that the English clubs will NOT take part in the 2014-2015 Heineken Cup following a meeting in London.
The significant change to the play-off structure has been made in response to the Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Italian Unions refusing to give their teams the green light for any competition not approved by the game’s governing body, the IRB.
Five global brands are in the market to sponsor the proposed Champions’ Cup at a minimum asking price of £10m-a-season.
A consensus has been reached over the Heineken Cup row at a meeting in Dublin today.