Tournaments

Perpignan wary of Treviso threat

Perpignan wary of Treviso threat

Perpignan’s Heineken Cup hopes as good as ended at the first hurdle last year when they crashed to a shock 9-8 at Benetton Treviso – and eventually won just two…

Munster make the most of home fortress

Munster make the most of home fortress

Munster accept they face a “must win” match against Jonny Wilkinson and big spenders Toulon at Thomond Park on Saturday as the past masters of battling to the final whistle…

Saints ready to march on Murrayfield

Saints ready to march on Murrayfield

Lee Dickson will be looking to help Northampton Saints make it two from two in Pool 1 at Murrayfield on Saturday – and condemn the capital city club of the…

Dragons will be up for the challenge

Dragons will be up for the challenge

Census Johnston, Toulouse’s massive Samoan prop, is adamant the defending champions will take nothing for granted when they clash with Newport Gwent Dragons at Rodney Parade in Round 2 on…

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It’s getting even tighter at the top

The Heineken Cup has always been fiercely contested but the evidence is there after a record breaking opening round to the 16th campaign to suggest the tournament is getting tighter…

Wembley up next for the Heineken Cup

Wembley up next for the Heineken Cup

The 16th season of the Heineken Cup blasted off in sensational style last weekend, with just two wins on the road in Round 1. Now the challenge for 2009 champions…

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London Welsh 29 – 24 Doncaster Knights

London Welsh maintained their 100 per cent start to the season at Old Deer Park with a bonus-point win over Doncaster Knights – the club’s third consecutive bonus-point win at…

Muldoon returns for Connacht

Muldoon returns for Connacht

Eric Elwood has named his squad that will face Rugby I Cavalieri, Prato on Saturday. With Jamie Hagan being rested Barry Fa’amusili makes his debut in the squad whilst newcomers…

Great start to the Magners League

Great start to the Magners League

What an opening month we’ve had in the Magners League – record-breaking crowds, last gasp victories, great tries and another step-up in standard. Round 5 saw Leinster make it five…