# champions-cup - Today’s News
The former Ireland head coach looks back on the Irish provinces’ semi-final defeat in Europe.
# champions-cup - Monday 24 April, 2017
The head coach says he is ‘genuinely excited’ about Leinster’s future given the age profile of his squad yesterday.
# champions-cup - Sunday 23 April, 2017
“It’s not enough just to be a set-piece prop any more.”
We’re going minute-by-minute as Leo Cullen’s league leaders take on European rugby’s nearly men.
There was a toll to be paid for Munster’s high-tempo kicking game.
# champions-cup - Saturday 22 April, 2017
It was another semi-final heartbreak for the southern province today.
# champions-cup - Friday 21 April, 2017
Rhys Ruddock gets the nod ahead of Josh van der Flier in the back row.
The Ulsterman is in his eighth year with the Premiership giants, and he has presided over their remarkable rise.
# champions-cup - Saturday 8 April, 2017
Rory Scannell took over at out-half after just eight minutes in Cork tonight.
# champions-cup - Friday 7 April, 2017
In case you had other plans for 2pm of a Friday.
# champions-cup - Wednesday 5 April, 2017
“When you’re with the same squad for a long period of time, things can become a tiny bit stale.”
# champions-cup - Tuesday 4 April, 2017
Jack Conan scored a try on kick return against Wasps, while Munster created pressure for Toulouse.
The former Tigers boss is Mourad Boudjellal’s third head coach this season.
Sean O’Brien is enjoying Leinster’s brand of rugby under Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster.
The big lock was back at the Aviva as Leinster signalled bright days ahead.
# champions-cup - Monday 3 April, 2017
Munster play Saracens on Saturday 22 April, with Leinster facing Clermont the following day.
Isa Nacewa’s first-half try highlights many of the positives in Leinster’s attacking play.
The fullback has undergone an operation on his bicep.
Munster are starting to believe as they face into a Champions Cup semi-final with Saracens.
# champions-cup - Saturday 1 April, 2017
Thierry Dusautoir paid tribute to the Thomond Park crowd after his first game at the Limerick stadium.
Dai Young felt the occasion got the better of the Premiership leaders.
Here’s how tomorrow’s quarter-finals will impact the venues for Ireland’s remaining provinces.
The Leinster head coach highlighted the ‘grey area’ of tacklers arriving late on his out-half.
Leo Cullen’s men sealed a semi-final spot with tries from Nacewa, Conan, Henshaw and McFadden.
Buckle up, the Aviva Stadium is going to get wild this afternoon.
# champions-cup - Friday 31 March, 2017
The two Irish provinces are back in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.
The head coach has given a big vote of confidence to his in-form young back-line.
We reflect on the team news ahead of Munster and Leinster’s Champions Cup quarter-finals
Jimmy Gopperth lines out at inside centre while prop Marty Moore will start the game among the replacements.
Jack Conan has been able to shake off a calf issue to start alongside Sean O’Brien in the back row.
The Top 14 side are clearly expecting a big battle up front in Thomond Park.
# champions-cup - Thursday 30 March, 2017
The former Leinster 10 spoke about the merits of the Premiership, shifting in to 12 and defensive adaptations.
The four-time winners return to the quarter-finals for the first time since their 2014 thrashing at Thomond Park.
“He’s more or less booked his place in New Zealand with the Lions this summer.”
# champions-cup - Wednesday 29 March, 2017
O’Mahony says his side will embrace the challenge of re-integrating their international players this week.
# champions-cup - Tuesday 28 March, 2017
The Wasps director of rugby has been impressed with Leo Cullen’s side this season.
The Athlone man is steadily forging a strong defensive relationship not only with Garry Ringrose, but also Jonathan Sexton.
“You should try and play as much unstructured rugby in training as possible.”
# champions-cup - Monday 27 March, 2017
“As a younger player who has never won any European titles with Leinster, you might feel you left the jersey down that day.”