Champions Cup Rugby

WATCH: Heroic Munster Earn Crucial European Win

By Raffaele Rocca / December 12, 2021 /

Despite the odds stacked against them, Munster made light work of Wasps in Coventry. With no game in over 50 days, 34 players out due to covid and quarantine following…

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Champions & Challenge Cup Moving To Straight Knockout

By Raffaele Rocca / January 14, 2021 /

The final two rounds of the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been cancelled with both competitions moving to a straight knockout basis for the remaining rounds. The French government…

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Munster’s January Champions Cup fixtures “temporarily suspended”

By Jack Neville / January 11, 2021 /

EPCR have confirmed that the 2020/21 tournaments are temporarily suspended following a directive from the French authorities that the participation of TOP 14 clubs in the Heineken Champions Cup and…

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LISTEN: Rowntree excited to take on European ‘giants’ in the Champions Cup

By Jack Neville / October 30, 2020 /

On Wednesday, Munster learned their 2020/21 Champions Cup fate as they were paired with Harlequins and Clermont Auvergne. In the wake of the draw, Munster coach Graham Rowntree says he…

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EPCR Confirm Dates for Champions Cup Knockout Games

By Raffaele Rocca / June 25, 2020 /

Irish provinces Leinster & Ulster now know when their Heineken Cup 1/4 Finals will be played after organisers today confirmed their plans to play the remaining games. Subject the situation…

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Ospreys cameos offer a glimpse into the future

By John Keogh / January 22, 2020 /

MUNSTER’S European faith had already been set in stone before the 33-6 victory against Ospreys, but the performance against the lowly Welsh outfit may have offered a little bit of…

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WATCH: JVG on Thomond Park and taking positives from Paris

By John Keogh / January 16, 2020 /

Johann van Graan is accentuating the positives from last week’s defeat to Racing 92 that effectively rendered Munster’s European campaign over. Van Graan insists that there were positives aplenty despite…

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WATCH: Van Graan rates Hanrahan as 50/50 for crunch Racing tie

By John Keogh / January 8, 2020 /

Munster head coach Johann van Graan provided an injury update today and says that JJ Hanrahan will be given every chance to prove his fitness ahead of Sunday’s Champions Cup…

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Carbery To Undergo Wrist Surgery As Munster's Injuries Woes Worsen

By Jack Neville / January 6, 2020 /

The Munster squad have commenced preparations for Sunday’s Champions Cup clash away to Racing 92 in Paris (4.15pm local/3.15pm Irish time). The province’s medical department have issued the following update…

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Beirne To Undergo Surgery On Fractured Ankle

By Raffaele Rocca / December 16, 2019 /

Munster Rugby’s medical department has issued the following injury update this evening: Following on from Saturday’s game against Saracens at Allianz Park it has been confirmed that Captain Peter O’Mahony,…

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