Heineken Cup

Cuddle time: Beauxis celebrates Toulouse's win over Connacht

Heineken Cup round four: Team of the weekend

By Charlie Morgan  15. Luke Arscott (Exeter Chiefs) With characteristic defiance, the Chiefs carried the fight to the European champions in their own back yard at times. Statistics for full-backs…

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Heineken Cup: Can the Tigers take the heat?

COMPARED TO the chill winds that have been blowing through Leicester of late, Toulon on Sunday will feel positively balmy for the English club. Spring has been slow in showing…

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Smash! Wayne Barnes gets hit in the face

IT’S A tough life being a referee – hundreds of decisions to make, crowds jeering you, coaches blaming you. There was an even more painful moment for Wayne Barnes recently.…

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Balshaw hoping to extend his French stay

FOR ALL the talk in recent weeks about Jonny Wilkinson, and will-he-or-won’t-he sign on for another stint at Toulon, there’s another Englishman in the south of France in a similar…

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Heineken Cup: Winners and Losers

EVERY YEAR, as Christmas drew closer, my school rugby team would embark upon a festive fitness regime. Regardless of how much frost there was, we would work on early morning…

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Neighbours prepare to spill blood in 1872 Cup

ALTHOUGH STERN faces will be talking about the benefits the Scottish pro sides can gain from the next three rounds of the Heineken Cup, it is safe to say that…