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#European Cup

# european-cup - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'He's one of the great players in the history of the club... the definition of a warrior'
# Barnhall Bruiser
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# Barnhall Bruiser

'He's one of the great players in the history of the club... the definition of a warrior'

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 AM 45,038 Views 24 Comments

Trevor Brennan made a massive success of his move to Toulouse and remains part of the club’s fabric.

# european-cup - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Connacht dig in to give Racing 92 one hell of a fright
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

Connacht dig in to give Racing 92 one hell of a fright

Dec 13th 2020, 5:23 PM 20,224 Views 15 Comments

The French giants seemed to be cruising for a bonus point win, but tries from Matt Healy, Alex Wootton and Conor Oliver gave Connacht a hard-won losing bonus.

# european-cup - Friday 11 December, 2020

European debut for Coombes as Munster welcome back big guns for 'Quins clash
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

European debut for Coombes as Munster welcome back big guns for 'Quins clash

Dec 11th 2020, 12:27 PM 19,174 Views 39 Comments

Peter O’Mahony continues at 7 while Conor Murray is back to partner JJ Hanrahan.

Sexton, Ryan on bench as Ross Byrne starts Leinster's Champions Cup opener
# Plenty In Reserve
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# Plenty In Reserve

Sexton, Ryan on bench as Ross Byrne starts Leinster's Champions Cup opener

Dec 11th 2020, 12:12 PM 12,603 Views 28 Comments

Byrne, Robbie Henshaw and Caelan Doris are among the men who jump straight from Ireland duty to the starting Leinster XV.

# european-cup - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Online abuse sees EPCR switch referee Brace's Champions Cup appointment
# Welfare
From The42
# Welfare

Online abuse sees EPCR switch referee Brace's Champions Cup appointment

Dec 10th 2020, 3:31 PM 13,109 Views 19 Comments

‘With his welfare and development as a referee to the fore, this course of action was deemed to be appropriate.’

# european-cup - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Leinster won't rush Furlong or Sexton
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

Leinster won't rush Furlong or Sexton

Dec 8th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,741 Views 7 Comments

The prop has not played since February, the out-half suffered a dead leg against Scotland but could feature this weekend.

# european-cup - Monday 7 December, 2020

Lowe and Ryan doubts, but Sexton set to lead Leinster in Montpellier
# Back In Blue
From The42
# Back In Blue

Lowe and Ryan doubts, but Sexton set to lead Leinster in Montpellier

Dec 7th 2020, 4:01 PM 7,341 Views 9 Comments

Will Connors is also set to be fit for Leo Cullen’s side.

# european-cup - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Man for the big occasion Zebo in place to realise Racing dream
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

Man for the big occasion Zebo in place to realise Racing dream

Oct 17th 2020, 10:00 AM 29,188 Views 41 Comments

The Munster man moved to Paris for opportunities like this.

# european-cup - Thursday 14 May, 2020

EPCR looking at possible 24-team Champions Cup for next season
# Format
From The42
# Format

EPCR looking at possible 24-team Champions Cup for next season

May 14th 2020, 9:30 PM 18,831 Views 16 Comments

Eight clubs from each of the leagues would qualify and the competition would be played over eight weekends.

# european-cup - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Virgin Media Sport to show over 12 hours of Liverpool's classic European games this weekend
# Stay At Home
From The42
# Stay At Home

Virgin Media Sport to show over 12 hours of Liverpool's classic European games this weekend

Apr 1st 2020, 11:53 AM 9,729 Views 21 Comments

This should help fill that sizeable void in our lives.

# european-cup - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Quiz: Can you name the players from Leinster's four European Cup winning teams?
# It's Quizness Time
From The42
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: Can you name the players from Leinster's four European Cup winning teams?

May 9th 2019, 4:58 PM 32,018 Views 21 Comments

Leinster chase a fifth crown on Saturday in Newcastle.

# european-cup - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Quiz: How much do you remember from Leinster's previous European cup final victories?
# It's Quizness Time
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# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How much do you remember from Leinster's previous European cup final victories?

May 9th 2018, 4:51 PM 10,122 Views 2 Comments

Let’s test your knowledge.

# european-cup - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Rassie v ROG, nothing to fear for Connacht and more talking points after the Champions Cup draw
# European Cup
From The42
# European Cup

Rassie v ROG, nothing to fear for Connacht and more talking points after the Champions Cup draw

Jun 29th 2016, 5:49 PM 23,760 Views 24 Comments

The draw was more favourable to Irish provinces than last season.

ROG's Racing to take on Munster in Champions Cup, Connacht and Toulouse meet again
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

ROG's Racing to take on Munster in Champions Cup, Connacht and Toulouse meet again

Jun 29th 2016, 1:48 PM 24,615 Views 45 Comments

Here’s what the cornerstones of your province’s season will look like.

# european-cup - Monday 21 December, 2015

Stuart McCloskey's brilliance earned him a place in MO's Champions Cup Team of the Week
# Bangor Bulldozer
From The42
# Bangor Bulldozer

Stuart McCloskey's brilliance earned him a place in MO's Champions Cup Team of the Week

Dec 21st 2015, 10:14 AM 9,151 Views 27 Comments

Other members of the XV weren’t quite as deserving as he was though.

# european-cup - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

The documentary charting Nottingham Forest's rise to European Cup glory looks class
# You Sexy Thing
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# You Sexy Thing

The documentary charting Nottingham Forest's rise to European Cup glory looks class

Sep 16th 2015, 11:30 PM 5,542 Views 6 Comments

I Believe in Miracles charts the story of Nottingham Forest in 1979.

# european-cup - Thursday 6 August, 2015

The story of the Irish part-timers who were ‘one kick away’ from Real Madrid
# Remember When
From The42
# Remember When

The story of the Irish part-timers who were ‘one kick away’ from Real Madrid

Aug 6th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,695 Views 19 Comments

A new documentary recalls Dundalk’s memorable 1979-80 campaign.

# european-cup - Friday 27 March, 2015

Johnny Sexton helped Racing Metro to a win in the Top 14 tonight
# Star
From The42
# Star

Johnny Sexton helped Racing Metro to a win in the Top 14 tonight

Mar 27th 2015, 11:48 PM 9,803 Views 9 Comments

The out-half recently played a starring role in Ireland’s Six Nations triumph.

# european-cup - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Brian Clough and his effect on the Irish management team
# Legacy
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# Legacy

Brian Clough and his effect on the Irish management team

Mar 21st 2015, 9:30 AM 16,751 Views 17 Comments

On what would have been Clough’s 80th birthday, we examine the iconic manager’s influence on Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane.

# european-cup - Saturday 20 December, 2014

On this day in 2009... Munster recorded one of their greatest European triumphs
# Flashback
From The42
# Flashback

On this day in 2009... Munster recorded one of their greatest European triumphs

Dec 20th 2014, 12:05 AM 5,840 Views 6 Comments

Tony McGahan’s side ended Perpignan’s five-year unbeaten streak at home in the Heineken Cup with a bonus-point win at the Stade Aime Giral.

# european-cup - Monday 7 July, 2014

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Real Madrid great Alfredo Di Stéfano passes away aged 88

Jul 7th 2014, 4:39 PM 8,160 Views 13 Comments

The legendary Argentine-born striker suffered a heart attack in Spain on Saturday.

# european-cup - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Real Madrid players crash Ancelotti's press briefing, Carlo raises unimpressed eyebrow
# Mob Rule
From The42
# Mob Rule

Real Madrid players crash Ancelotti's press briefing, Carlo raises unimpressed eyebrow

May 25th 2014, 10:48 AM 10,142 Views 7 Comments

The Italian eventually got swept up in the wave of singing euphoria.

# european-cup - Monday 20 January, 2014

'The European Cup will be an extended Pro12 next season' predicts Welsh chairman
# War Of Words
From The42
# War Of Words

'The European Cup will be an extended Pro12 next season' predicts Welsh chairman

Jan 20th 2014, 9:23 AM 4,764 Views 7 Comments

‘I cannot see the tills ringing to see us play Zebre for the fourth time in a season,” said Dragons chief Gareth Davies.

# european-cup - Monday 7 October, 2013

‘Happy enough’: Understated Keatley proving he can be Munster’s key man
# The Quiet Man
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# The Quiet Man

‘Happy enough’: Understated Keatley proving he can be Munster’s key man

Oct 7th 2013, 9:30 AM 2,145 Views 6 Comments

Munster’s out-half was careful not to thread on any toes after doing all his talking on the pitch.

# european-cup - Thursday 26 September, 2013

56 years ago: Shamrock Rovers met the Busby Babes in Europe
# History Books
From The42
# History Books

56 years ago: Shamrock Rovers met the Busby Babes in Europe

Sep 26th 2013, 6:37 PM 3,215 Views 1 Comment

It was the first time a League of Ireland team featured in the prestigious competition.

# european-cup - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

IRB 'don't believe' in Anglo-French European Cup venture
# Collision Course
From The42
# Collision Course

IRB 'don't believe' in Anglo-French European Cup venture

Sep 18th 2013, 10:44 PM 2,397 Views 7 Comments

“We strongly believe it should be a European competition,” declared IRB chief executive Brett Gosper.

# european-cup - Monday 5 August, 2013

7 lessons today’s footballers can learn from Roy of the Rovers
# Inspirational
From The42
# Inspirational

7 lessons today’s footballers can learn from Roy of the Rovers

Aug 5th 2013, 8:55 AM 4,817 Views 4 Comments

From surviving kindappings to staying loyal to your club, Roy Race could teach today’s millionaires a thing or two.

# european-cup - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Good news Leinster and Munster fans, Millennium Stadium gets Heineken Cup Final
# Happy Hunting Ground
From The42
# Happy Hunting Ground

Good news Leinster and Munster fans, Millennium Stadium gets Heineken Cup Final

Jul 17th 2013, 11:48 AM 3,743 Views 12 Comments

The Irish sides have won a combined three European Cups at the 74,500-seater stadium in Cardiff.

# european-cup - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Snapshot: Juventus mark 28th anniversary of Heysel disaster
# Heysel
From The42
# Heysel

Snapshot: Juventus mark 28th anniversary of Heysel disaster

May 29th 2013, 1:07 PM 1,275 Views 0 Comments

39 people were killed and 600 injured on this day in 1985.

# european-cup - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Bullish Mourinho confident of Champions League glory
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Bullish Mourinho confident of Champions League glory

Feb 12th 2013, 8:20 PM 1,542 Views 0 Comments

Asked to give details of his starting line-up on Wednesday and how his team will play, the Real Madrid coach was very guarded.

# european-cup - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Dates for your diary: Heineken Cup quarter-final times confirmed
# Knockout Phase
From The42
# Knockout Phase

Dates for your diary: Heineken Cup quarter-final times confirmed

Jan 24th 2013, 12:25 PM 1,483 Views 0 Comments

Munster and Ulster’s trips to England will be almost 24 hours apart.

# european-cup - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Confirmed: Defending champions Leinster out at pool stage, Saracens claim win
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Confirmed: Defending champions Leinster out at pool stage, Saracens claim win

Jan 20th 2013, 3:29 PM 3,967 Views 17 Comments

The reigning champions are officially out.

# european-cup - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Heineken Cup Explainer: What Leinster and Munster need to do to reach 1/4 finals
# Bonus Point
From The42
# Bonus Point

Heineken Cup Explainer: What Leinster and Munster need to do to reach 1/4 finals

Jan 19th 2013, 9:30 AM 20,758 Views 26 Comments

Six clubs, including the two Irish provinces, are competing for two runners-up slots.

# european-cup - Friday 18 January, 2013

Heineken Cup Cheat Sheet: your guide to this weekend's rugby action
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Heineken Cup Cheat Sheet: your guide to this weekend's rugby action

Jan 18th 2013, 5:34 PM 10,131 Views 20 Comments

Even four wins from four may not be enough for our provinces.

# european-cup - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

'We've a lot of pride in our home record' - Steenson plans ferocious welcome for Leinster
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

'We've a lot of pride in our home record' - Steenson plans ferocious welcome for Leinster

Jan 16th 2013, 11:55 AM 1,028 Views 0 Comments

Exeter Chiefs are hoping to end their first season of Heineken Cup rugby by eliminating the champions.

# european-cup - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Heineken Cup: Good news for Irish sides as Ospreys hold Tigers
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Heineken Cup: Good news for Irish sides as Ospreys hold Tigers

Jan 13th 2013, 6:00 PM 3,222 Views 2 Comments

Former Leinster back dived over in the corner for Leicester but the Welsh side struck back.

As it happened: Edinburgh v Munster, Heineken Cup
# Trying Times
From The42
# Trying Times

As it happened: Edinburgh v Munster, Heineken Cup

Jan 13th 2013, 12:23 PM 22,696 Views 29 Comments

Rob Penney’s men landed at Murrayfield on their magic carpet and were plotting a four-try win.

3 key battles that will make or break Munster's Heineken Cup challenge
# Red Or Dead
From The42
# Red Or Dead

3 key battles that will make or break Munster's Heineken Cup challenge

Jan 13th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,374 Views 3 Comments

Rob Penney’s men would be delighted to repeat their four-try performance against Edinburgh in Limerick.

# european-cup - Saturday 12 January, 2013

As it happened: Leinster v Scarlets, Heineken Cup
# 5 Alive
From The42
# 5 Alive

As it happened: Leinster v Scarlets, Heineken Cup

Jan 12th 2013, 5:52 PM 25,531 Views 6 Comments

Seconds out, round 5 and the champs were on the hunt for tries.

Heineken Cup: Toulon join Ulster and Quins in the 1/4 finals while Biarritz fight on
# Francetastic
From The42
# Francetastic

Heineken Cup: Toulon join Ulster and Quins in the 1/4 finals while Biarritz fight on

Jan 12th 2013, 4:18 PM 1,240 Views 0 Comments

Dimitri Yachvilli and his buddies may yet rue that late conversion miss in Galway.

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