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Horne extends Warriors stay

Peter Horne today became the latest highly rated rising star to be secured on a long-term contract by Glasgow Warriors. The 22-year-old centre has put pen to paper on a…

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London Irish 15 Cardiff Blues 22 – The Verdict

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor IT WAS hardly a vintage performance by Cardiff Blues in Reading but they head into the final round of the Heineken Cup pool…

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Tigers in three-way Heineken Cup tussle

We are in for a treat this Friday night as two former European champions, Ulster and Leicester, lock horns at Ravenhill. The Heineken Pool 4 clash is a must-win game…

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IRFU new player policy favours home grown talent

The Irish Rugby Football Union today announced some refinements to its professional player contract policy to further support the national succession strategy for the Ireland team to come into effect…

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Four Welsh regions sign salary cap agreement

The Scarlets, Ospreys, Cardiff Blues and Newport Gwent Dragons have united under a landmark legal agreement that will seek to deliver greater long-term sustainability in regional rugby supported by the…

Cardiff Blues reach 100 Heineken games landmark

Cardiff Blues reach 100 Heineken games landmark

Cardiff Blues will play their 100th Heineken Cup match when they travel to the Madejski Stadium in Round 5 to meet London Irish. They will join Toulouse, Munster, Leinster, Leicester…

Paul O'Connell of Muster is tackled during the weekend's Scarlets v Munster Heineken game

Munster stand alone

Munster stand alone as the only club left with four from four as the tournament takes a break before resuming in 2012 with the critical Rounds 5 and 6 that…

Sean Lamont (L) and his brother Rory (R) seen during the World Cup will both be heading back to Glasgow

Both Lamonts head back home to Glasgow

The Glasgow Warriors backline will boast yet more international quality in season 2012/13, after it was today confirmed that Sean Lamont is to return to the club from the start…

Leinster v Bath attract record crowds

Leinster v Bath attract record crowds

A Heineken Cup Pool match is set to attract a crowd of more than 40,000 for the second successive Saturday when defending champions Leinster and Bath Rugby clash at the…

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1 million fan milestone for Toulouse

Four times Heineken Cup champions Toulouse will reach another tournament milestone this weekend when they become the first team to notch 1 million fans at their home matches in Europe’s…