Heineken Cup Pool draw kind to Quins

REIGNING HEINEKEN Cup champions, Leinster, have been drawn in Pool 5 of the 2012/13 tournament and will face ASM Clermont Auvergne, Scarlets and newcomers, Exeter Chiefs, as they attempt to…

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  By Bea Asprey, Rugby World Writer  In a nutshell Shane Williams said farewell to professional rugby with a trademark 78th minute try to win the RaboDirect Pro12 Final. The…

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LEINSTER WON the Heineken Cup for the third time in four years, beating Ulster 42-14 at Twickenham. The Northern Irishmen started the game well, enjoying the majority of the possession…

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THE FRENCH and English clubs have fallen by the wayside in this season’s Heineken Cup, so Twickenham will play host to the first all-Irish final on Saturday afternoon. Leinster are…

They began camping out the day before tickets went on sale at Clermont’s ground for Sunday’s Heineken Cup clash with Leinster, writes Gavin Mortimer. Such is the fervour for all…

Lewis Moody may have retired, but there’s a new flanker in his mould making his mark in the East Midlands – at Franklin’s Gardens. Ben Nutley, who turns 20 this…

Munster fans

THE TOP two in the RaboDirect Pro12 go head-to-head at Thomond Park tonight as Munster host their Irish rivals Leinster. It’s sure to be an enthralling match, but who’s going…

Rugby returns to Donnybrook

The Leinster team to face the Melbourne Rebels in Friday night’s opening fixture of the Bank of Ireland Series in Donnybrook (KO: 7pm) has been named. New Zealand out-half Mat…

Leinster aim to claim Europe’s top prize

The Leinster team to face Northampton Saints in Saturday’s Heineken Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (KO: 5pm) has been named. Leo Cullen leads a Leinster team which is…