New format for Heineken Cup

2014-04-10 20:30

European clubs have agreed to launch three new continental tournaments after almost two years of conflict.

Inspired Munster rout Toulouse

2014-04-06 11:24

Munster have produced an inspired performance to overwhelm Toulouse in an emotionally-charged Heineken Cup quarter-final.

Bakkies tweets 9-screw selfie!

2014-02-06 14:18

Bakkies Botha has tweeted a picture of his broken arm following an operation to have nine screws and a plate inserted.

Bakkies' operation a success

2014-02-04 13:52

Springbok and Toulon lock Bakkies Botha has successfully undergone an operation to have a plate inserted in his "hunting arm".

Cardiff confirm Halfpenny loss

2014-01-23 19:05

Wales fullback Leigh Halfpenny is to leave Cardiff Blues at the end of this season, the Welsh Regional side have announced.

Saracens crush Connacht

2014-01-18 20:28

Saracens have ensured they qualified for the knockout stages with a comfortable eleven-try win over Connacht.

Leinster storm past Ospreys

2014-01-18 11:20

Leinster thrashed Ospreys to book their place in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals while Northampton kept their faint hopes alive.

Leinster edge closer quarters

2014-01-12 20:00

Leinster need just one point from their final pool game to ensure themselves a place in the European Cup quarter-finals.

Parra to make surprise return

2014-01-09 16:30

Clermont have confirmed that Morgan Parra will make a surprise return to action against Harlequins in the European Cup.

Harlequins keep hopes alive

2013-12-15 17:43

Harlequins have stayed in the hunt for a place in the European Cup quarter-finals while all but ending playoff hopes for Racing-Metro.

Jonny W 'worth two players'

2013-12-14 09:52

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal says he will need to buy two players to replace Jonny Wilkinson should he retire.

Connacht stun Toulouse

2013-12-08 19:56

Irish province Connacht have produced perhaps the greatest upset in the history of the European Cup in beating Toulouse.

Holders Toulon go top

2013-12-07 18:31

Toulon gained only their second away win of the season in edging Exeter in a scrappy encounter in the European Cup.

Heineken Cup exit for England

2013-12-06 19:08

England's best players will go into their home Rugby World Cup in 2015 without a season of Heineken Cup action.

ERC resolution on the cards

2013-10-24 22:04

Mediators in the row surrounding European club rugby have insisted that progress has been made on a number issues.

McAlister out for four months

2013-10-19 17:23

Toulouse's New Zealand flyhalf Luke McAlister is expected to be out for up to four months after rupturing a tendon in his biceps.

Toulouse stun Saracens

2013-10-19 11:24

Four-time champions Toulouse came from behind to stun Saracens 17-16 in front of more than 60,000 fans at Wembley in a European Cup Pool 3 match on Friday.

Solly's Edinburgh stun Munster

2013-10-12 17:28

Edinburgh, coached by Alan Solomons, ended a run of six successive defeats by two-time European Cup winners Munster in style.

Pienaar extends Ulster stay

2013-10-08 19:00

Ulster have announced that Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has signed a three-year contract extension at the club.

English, French clubs quit ERC

2013-09-22 13:00

English and French rugby clubs have announced a rival to the European Cup, calling it the Rugby Champions Cup.

ERC chief blasts 'guerillas'

2013-09-16 20:24

ERC president Jean-Pierre Lux has accused English and French clubs of using "guerilla" tactics in the ongoing European Cup row.

ERC promise more talks

2013-09-11 18:00

Organisers European Rugby Cup have promised talks on the future of rugby union's European Cup following a board meeting in Dublin.

Chiefs v Toulon a reality?

2013-08-27 16:30

Heineken Cup champions Toulon and Super Rugby champions, the Chiefs, could face each other in a 'World Cup of Clubs' final.


Top 10 rugby earners

2013-08-13 12:19

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Toulon handed Glasgow start

2013-07-22 16:06

Reigning champions Toulon have been handed a home tie against Glasgow in the opening match of their European Cup defence.


Toulon dismiss Leinster

2014-04-06 21:05

Toulon ran out comfortable winners over three-time former champions Leinster to set up a European Cup semi-final against Munster.

Wilkinson set for return

2014-03-31 21:04

Jonny Wilkinson is set to return to the starting line-up fors Toulon in their European Cup quarter-final tie against Leinster.

More Euro Cup uncertainty

2014-02-06 11:50

The future of the European Cup has been plunged into fresh doubt after officials refused to release payments owed to competing clubs.

Heineken Cup quarters set

2014-01-27 17:34

Munster will host Toulouse in the opening Heineken Cup quarter-final, organisers European Cup Rugby have said.

Pienaar again Ulster's hero

2014-01-20 10:36

Ruan Pienaar has continued his rich run of form when he helped his Irish club Ulster clinch a home Heineken Cup quarter-final tie.

Toulon chokes Warriors to win

2014-01-18 20:25

Reigning Heineken Cup champions Toulon have ground down Glasgow Warriors to triumph at a rain-soaked Scotstoun.

Clerc returns from injury

2014-01-16 21:38

Vincent Clerc will return after nine months out with a knee injury when Toulouse face Italian side Zebre in the Heineken Cup.

Clermont book quarters spot

2014-01-11 18:49

Defending champions Toulon and French rivals Clermont have both secured places in the quarter-finals of the European Cup.

Tigers stun Montpellier

2013-12-15 20:06

A converted try in the final minute by Fijian Nike Goneva saw Leicester Tigers grab a late win over Montpellier.

Wilkinson stars as Toulon win

2013-12-14 18:16

Jonny Wilkinson guaranteed Heineken Cup holders Toulon what could be a crucial bonus point as as they beat English side Exeter.

Welsh teams keep hopes alive

2013-12-14 09:16

Cardiff kept their hopes of reaching the Heineken Cup quarter-finals alive with a narrow victory at Glasgow.

Munster hammer Perpignan

2013-12-08 17:51

Two-time European champions Munster went top of Pool 6 after an impressive demolition of previous tabletoppers Perpignan.

Castres shatter Ospreys' hopes

2013-12-07 08:45

Four-time Celtic League winners Ospreys saw their interest in the European Cup almost certainly ended as they lost to Castres.

ERC breakaway plan in tatters

2013-11-28 21:00

A plan for a breakaway ERC competition looked in tatters after French clubs said they would stick with the existing Heineken Cup.

Saints beat pointless Ospreys

2013-10-20 17:30

Former European champions Northampton Saints have bounced back from an opening defeat to beat Ospreys in the Heineken Cup.

Cardiff stun champions Toulon

2013-10-19 17:23

Substitute Gareth Davies scored a try three minutes from time to give Cardiff a famous win over champions Toulon in the Heineken Cup.

Ex-Boks shine in Heineken Cup

2013-10-14 11:12

Former Boks Bakkies Botha and Joe van Niekerk were in top form as they helped Toulon kick off the defence of their Heineken Cup crown.

Cup drama to switch to pitch

2013-10-09 21:30

The Heineken Cup swings into action again this week with the on-field action sheepishly emerging as something of a sideshow.

ERC chief scoffs at breakaway

2013-09-23 20:00

The chairman of the ERC is adamant that proposed plans for a new breakaway tournament next season will not come to light.

ERC aim to break impasse

2013-09-17 19:05

European Cup organisers have called a meeting in a bid to resolve the ongoing row over the format of the continent's competition.

ERC wants an end to threats

2013-09-13 21:16

ERC chiefs have called for an end to the public war-of-words over the battle to shape the future of rugby union's European Cup.

ERC breakaway on the cards?

2013-09-10 20:00

French and English rugby clubs have threatened to break away from ERC and create their own competition from next season.


Top 10 rugby earners

2013-08-13 12:22

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Habana joins former Boks

2013-07-24 18:55

Bryan Habana has joined former Springbok team mates Danie Rossouw, Bakkies Botha and Joe Van Niekerk at his new club Toulon.

SA trio taste European success

2013-05-18 21:30

SA's Bakkies Botha, Danie Rossouw and Joe van Niekerk have tasted European success with Toulon after they won the Heineken Cup.

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