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Champions Cup Final To Take Place In Bilbao Next Year

Champions Cup BILBAO, SPAIN - APRIL 07: A general view inside the stadium prior to the UEFA Europa League quarter final first leg match between Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla at San Mames Stadium on April 7, 2016 in Bilbao, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

All roads lead to Edinburgh in this year’s Champions Cup and Challenge Cup competitions. The home of Scottish Rugby will host the two showpiece events. In recent years, the finals have taken place in some European rugby strongholds, such as the Aviva Stadium, Twickenham and the Principality Stadium. However, the EPCR are now set to break new ground with the …

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Ties And Venues Confirmed For The Champions Cup Semi-Finals

Munster, Leinster, Saracens and Clermont Auvergne all secured passage to the Champions Cup last four this weekend. Munster powered past Toulouse in Thomond Park on Saturday after Leinster had eased past Wasps. Saracens ran out 38-13 winners against Glasgow Warriors earlier today while Clermont edged an all-French affair against Toulon in the final game of the weekend. The semi-finals have …

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Watch: Owen Farrell Could Be In Trouble After Getting Involved In Scrap During Glasgow Win

Farrell Munster Saracens

Saracens continued their fine form on Sunday afternoon with a comfortable win over Glasgow to seal a place in European Champions Cup semi-final where they’ll meet Munster in 20 days time. Owen Farrell kicked 18 points in the 38-13 win and was crowned man of the match after the game for another imperious performance from out-half. However, his involvement in …

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Rugby Fans In Awe As Munster Turn In Vintage Performance To Beat Toulouse

European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter-Final, Thomond Park, Limerick 1/4/2017 Munster vs Toulouse Munster's Darren Sweetnam celebrates his try with Tyler Bleyendaal Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Munster secured their spot in the last four of the European Champions Cup at Thomond Park in a vintage home performance. Rassie Erasmus’ men followed Leinster into the semi-finals with an impressive 41-16 win over Toulouse. They led for almost the whole game after John Ryan crossed in just the fifth minute. They could have been further after Tyler Bleyendaal dotted …

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Conor Murray Ruled Out Of Munster’s Clash With Toulouse

Munster Rugby Squad Training, UL, Limerick 14/9/2016 Conor Murray Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Munster have been dealt a hammer blow as Conor Murray has been ruled out of this evening’s Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Toulouse. The Irish international picked up a knock against Wales during the Six Nations. It came as a surprise when he was included in Rassie Erasmus’ starting line-up for this evening’s clash at Thomond Park. However, an 11th …

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