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Ulster ready for star-studded Racing 92

5 hours ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Ulster go into their Pool 4, Heineken Cup battle against Racing 92 this evening without talisman scrum-half, John Cooney, who has a shoulder injury. Dave Shanahan steps in at the spectacular La Defense...

Hail aristocrats of Europe (and we don’t mean Toulouse)

5 hours ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Leinster fly out for Toulouse this morning fuelled by a stunning declaration of intent against Wasps eight days ago and, you would imagine, in the hope that they can jettison some of the hyperbole that...

Champions Cup TOTW - Round One

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

An enticing opening round of the Champions Cup has come to an end and it's time for us to pick our Team of the Week.   15. Gareth Anscombe - Cardiff Blues   An outstanding performance...

Rugby union: talking points from the European Champions Cup

5 days ago by The Guardian

Toulon’s nightmare speaks to French woes, Saracens are miles ahead of the pack and Freddie Burns had a weekend to forgetIt seemed as if all talking points would have to revolve around the 52-3 destruction...

Champions Cup Highlights: Round One

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Watch the video highlights from Round One of the Champions Cup.   Leinster vs Wasps   Bath vs Toulouse   Exeter Chiefs vs Munster   Montpellier vs Edinburgh   Ulster...

126KG prop shows dazzling footwork to set up epic try in Champions Cup

6 days ago by Rugby Dump

Leinster and Ireland prop Tadhg Furlong showed superb footwork and a delicate offload to set up Leinster’s fourth try against Wasps on Friday.

“They’re too good a team to think you can defend against them for long periods" - Dai Young

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Dai Young, Wasps director of rugby, was left dismayed by his side’s performance against Leinster on Friday.   Wasps fell to a 52-3 loss to the champions after heading to into the break...

“We just need to be careful that we’re not getting too far ahead of ourselves,” - Leo Cullen

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen said his side will not get carried away after they claimed a bonus point win over Wasps in the opening fixture of the Champions Cup in Dublin.   The champions outscored...

Leo Cullen delighted with Leinster's ruthless streak after Wasps trouncing

6 days ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was delighted to see his side making every point count in their 52-3 demolition of Wasps on the opening night of the Heineken Champions Cup at the RDS.

Leinster open European defence with eight-try salvo

1 week ago by Breaking News.ie : Rugby

Leinster have put back-to-back European titles together before and the province served early notice of their hunger to do so again with a pulverising eight-try destruction of Wasps at a packed RDS in Ballsbridge.