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# high drama

Last year
2022
# all to play for
Brilliant and bizarre Champions Cup weekend perfectly sets up second legs
Munster, Ulster, Connacht, and Leinster are all still alive after an enthralling round of European action.
# quel match
Baloucoune bags hat-trick as Ulster notch crucial win after Toulouse epic
Dan McFarland’s men beat the defending champions to bring a six-point advantage home to Belfast.
All time
# Keeping Up
Lukaku on the double as Inter survive late fightback in chaotic seven-goal thriller
Inter held on to edge out Sassuolo after Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku braces.
# high drama
Eight goals and four red cards as Sligo rally from two down to knock out Limerick
Jason Hughes was among the men sent off after an apparent altercation with a steward.
# high drama
Alexis Sanchez' future at Arsenal in serious doubt as training ground bust-up is revealed
The Chilean was dropped for the recent loss to Liverpool – a decision Arsene Wenger described as ‘tactical’.
# high drama
5 talking points after Munster come through Pro12 semi-final thriller
Paulie’s goodbye, Keatley’s wobbles and more of the big issues from Thomond Park.
AS IT HAPPENED
Munster v Edinburgh, Heineken Cup
Round 2 of the Heineken Cup pool games and Rob Penney’s men were in must-win territory against last season’s semi-finalists.