European Rugby

Ronan O’Gara gears up for biggest day of his coaching career

By Ronan Calvert / May 21, 2021 /

Munster Rugby legend Ronan O’Gara will lead La Rochelle to their first ever Champions Cup final this Saturday (16:45 ko). The Top 14 side take on French rivals Toulouse at…

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Report: South African sides to join Champions Cup next season

By Ronan Calvert / April 27, 2021 /

French newspaper Midi Olympique are reporting this morning that the Stormers, Lions, Sharks and Bulls could all be about to take part in next season’s European Champions Cup. EPCR chairman…

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Champions Cup Permutations: How can Munster progress

By Jack Neville / January 13, 2020 /

After their Round 5 defeat to Racing in the Champions Cup yesterday, Munster’s chances of progressing to the knockout stages of the competition seem all but lost. While qualifying is…

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WATCH: Peter O’Mahony on parking the Six Nations and quarter final with Edinburgh

By John Keogh / March 26, 2019 /

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony says that this is the biggest week in the province’s season so he and his fellow internationals have no choice but to forget about Ireland’s disappointing…

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Details confirmed for Champions Cup semi finals

By John Keogh / March 14, 2019 /

Four venues are in line to host this season’s Champions Cup semi finals European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) have confirmed. Munster, if they get through their quarter final clash with…

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WATCH: Van Graan speaks about managing his squad and the contract extensions

By John Keogh / December 6, 2018 /

Munster face into what could be a season defining block of games over the holiday period starting with their Champions Cup clash with Castres at Thomond Park on Sunday. Ahead…

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Munster handed tough Champions Cup draw with Gloucester, Exeter & Castres

By Raffaele Rocca / June 20, 2018 /

The draw for the Heineken Champions Cup was made in Lausanne, Switzerland today and Munster were drawn with Castres Olympique, Exeter Chiefs and Gloucester. Castres enter the competition as the…

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Munster will discover next year’s European opponents next Wednesday

By Raffaele Rocca / June 11, 2018 /

Leinster Rugby, Saracens and Castres Olympique will be guaranteed top seedings when the pool draw for the Heineken Champions Cup takes place in Lausanne, Switzerland on Wednesday (20 June). This…

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WATCH: Rory Scannell “This team showed incredible heart and effort”

By Raffaele Rocca / March 31, 2018 /

Centre Rory Scannell gives his thoughts on the outstanding 20-19 Champions Cup quarter-final win over Toulon at Thomond Park with the centre delivering a superb display. The Dolphin clubman along…

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Munster handed tricky pool in Champions Cup

By Emma Needham / June 8, 2017 /

Munster’s Champions Cup pool opponents have been confirmed. Munster have been drawn in Pool 4 for the 2017/2018 Champions Cup and will face familiar foes in Racing 92, Leicester Tigers and Castres. It…

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