# champions-cup - Today’s News
“You should try and play as much unstructured rugby in training as possible.”
# champions-cup - Yesterday’s News
“As a younger player who has never won any European titles with Leinster, you might feel you left the jersey down that day.”
Senior coach Stuart Lancaster says Zane Kirchner, Dave Kearney and Sean Cronin are all back fit in time for the European knock-out stage.
# champions-cup - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
The Garryowen club man has his sights set on Ireland’s summer tour in the US and Japan.
# champions-cup - Tuesday 21 March, 2017
There’s not much time for players to settle into a provincial rhythm before the European Cup quarter-final.
Six of the Champions Cup quarter-finalists are represented.
# champions-cup - Monday 20 March, 2017
Hayden Triggs is reveling in a confident Leinster side hoping to pick up exactly where they left off in the Pr012.
The province say that Jamie Heaslip will see a specialist about a lower back issue this week.
# champions-cup - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
The Springbok is still suspended for Top 14 matches against Toulouse and Lyon.
# champions-cup - Tuesday 31 January, 2017
The South African was shown a red card for the tackle earlier this month.
# champions-cup - Friday 27 January, 2017
Any floating fans hoping to get to both quarter-finals are going to need a helicopter.
# champions-cup - Tuesday 24 January, 2017
However, Tomás O’Leary will not be returning to his native province after his spell in Montpellier.
“It’s been a long nine, 10, 12 weeks…”
# champions-cup - Monday 23 January, 2017
“This should be a hell of an opportunity for you to express yourself and enjoy it,” The South African boss
The Corkman took control of the Paris club’s build-up to face Munster.
# champions-cup - Sunday 22 January, 2017
Connacht miss out on the last eight, but Munster could have home advantage through to the semi-finals.
Pat Lam’s went looking for their first ever Champions Cup knock-out spot.
The South African’s team continue to show a hunger to work their way through problematic matches.
# champions-cup - Saturday 21 January, 2017
“It’s great for players to taste the real Thomond Park,” says the Munster legend who was plotting their downfall.
Clermont also impressed when securing a victory against Exeter today.
Ian Keatley’s late try ensured Munster are second only to Clermont after the Champions Cup pool stage.
Wesley Fofana sustained the injury in Clermont’s victory against Exeter.
It was a battle between two of Ireland’s potential No 10s in Belfast.
# champions-cup - Friday 20 January, 2017
We went minute-by-minute as Leinster tried to wrap up a home quarter-final berth.
They face Bordeaux at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow.
# champions-cup - Wednesday 18 January, 2017
Jack Carty and Shane O’Leary are at least fit enough to take part in training this week.
“I have always said that I would like to continue playing if I had the physical fitness and mental hunger to do so.”
Rassie Erasmus has promoted the Dubliner to replace Cathal Sheridan.
# champions-cup - Tuesday 17 January, 2017
The Kiwi has been called before a disciplinary committee for making contact with the eye are of Nic White.
# champions-cup - Monday 16 January, 2017
Unfortunately it looks like Denis Buckley will join the list of injured Connacht men.
It’s a year today since Leo Cullen gave six players a full European debut and so much has changed since.
# champions-cup - Saturday 14 January, 2017
For the first time in five weeks Pat Lam was able to set out a full training schedule, the attack benefited.
Despite some early frustration, Pat Lam’s side secured a bonus point inside 27 minutes.
The struggling northern province go to Exeter in need of a win tomorrow.
Gregor Townsend desperately wants to put his side in the knock-out stages before departing for the international stage.
Ireland’s recent Six Nations titles have coincided with disappointing provincial results. Is there a link or mere coincidence?
Leo Cullen refused to waste much time patting his team on the back after their eight-try thrashing of Montpellier.
# champions-cup - Friday 13 January, 2017
14 mad first-half minutes set Leinster on the way to an eight-try rout and sealed a quarter-final.
Pat Lam’s side are in action in the Sportsground tomorrow.
It’s win and in for Leinster tonight. But victory won’t come easy this time around.