Heineken Cup

Is the HCup, currently Toulon's, doomed?

From Heineken Cup to Guinness Champions Cup?

IF FRENCH publication Midi Olympique is to be believed, the union of Premiership Rugby and Ligue Nationale de Rugby could soon be joining forces with world-renowned brand Guinness.

Bezy foot forward: Toulouse and scrum-half Sebastien Bezy are expected to wallop poor Zebre in the first round of the Heineken Cup

Heineken Cup: Our predictions for Round 1

ROUND 1 of the Heineken Cup is here and we thought we would chuck out our predictions for the games and see if you agree with us. If you reckon…

Vipers: Toulon could bite Glasgow

A French guide to the Heineken Cup

By Gavin Mortimer Let’s for a while forget the future and enjoy the present. Yes, the Heineken Cup is upon us and though it may well be the last of…

Hands up who has come in for criticism recently: Romain Poite

Nigel Owens set to referee Racing v Clermont

FRESH FROM his exemplary performance during the match-for-the-ages between South Africa and New Zealand in the last round of the 2013 Rugby Championship, Nigel Owens has been handed another big…

Injury doubt: Jamie Roberts hits the line hard

Wales in Focus: Five things we’ve learned

THE EUROPEAN crisis has huge ramifications for Northern Hemisphere rugby. The quest for a fairer qualification system, which is fully justified, and the desire to control the game with the…