Heineken Champions Cup: Round 6 Talking Points

Conor Murray

Munster and Chiefs in the 'Battle of Thomond' The most hotly-anticipated match of the weekend and a knock-out clash in all but name, Exeter Chiefs travelled to Limerick in Round Six looking to complete a stunning turnaround and secure qualification to the knock-out stages. No side in the history of the Champions

Best of the Weekend: Edinburgh secure home quarterfinal

It was simple: Edinburgh had to win. Three clubs' (including Glasgow) quarterfinal chances were riding on this, but the Scotsmen were focused more on getting a seemingly impossible home quarterfinal as well as ensuring a complete Scottish presence in the last 8 alongside the Glasgow Warriors. The match was not

Heineken Champions Cup: Round 5 Talking Points

Conor Murray

As this year's Pool stages draws to a close, there was much to play for in another absorbing round of European fixtures....   Masterful Munster deliver devastating statement of intent Given their history and pedigree in this competition, many people will have been foolish to write off Munster's chances of European success this

Best of the Weekend: Edinburgh bag historic away win in Toulon

Richard Cockerill

Okay let’s be honest here, Toulon are pretty awful at the moment, they’re bottom of Pool 5 and 11th in the French Top14. However, on a European night and at the Stade Mayol a lot of people would still be reluctant to back Edinburgh against the former three times Champions.

European Challenge Cup 2018/19: Round 5 Predictions

Challenge Cup

Here are my predictions for this weekend's Challenge Cup matches, featuring hotly-anticipated matches such as the Dragons v Timosoara Saracens. Perpignan v Bordeaux It's a dead rubber, but could this be Perpignan's first win of the season in all competitions? Exciting. Perpignan by 2 La Rochelle v Zebre The Italians are on