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Furious Clermont Release Scathing Statement Regarding Rescheduled Saracens Tie

A foot and balls are pictured on the pitch prior to the French Top 14 Rugby union match between ASM Clermont and SU Agen at the Michelin stadium in Clermont-Ferrand, central France, on December 3, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / THIERRY ZOCCOLAN (Photo credit should read THIERRY ZOCCOLAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Clermont Auvergne have not reacted well to their Champions Cup clash with Saracens being rescheduled for Monday. In response to hazardous conditions around Allianz Park at the weekend, the EPCR made the decision to postpone Sunday’s fixture. They later rescheduled it for the following day, and despite initially saying that it would be behind closed doors, further checks on the …

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Here’s Our Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

It was a weekend to forget for the Aviva Premiership sides in Europe. The Exeter Chiefs, Wasps, Harlequins, Bath, Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints all succumbed to PRO14 or French opposition. However, perhaps Saracens could have avoided a whitewash if their match at Allianz Park against Clermont wasn’t postponed due to heavy snowfall.  Nevertheless, our Champions Cup teams of the …

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Watch: You Can’t Help But Admire Chris Ashton’s Response To Blunder In Champions Cup Clash

Chris Ashton made a real howler in Toulon’s Champions Cup clash with Bath at the Stade Mayol on Saturday, gifting his international teammate but club rival Jonathan Joseph a try and the English side the lead with a badly-timed miskick from inside his own in-goal area midway through the second half. Ashton, however, was relieved of the responsibility for a …

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Watch: Finn Russell’s Magic Try Assist Was The Highlight On A Disappointing Night For Glasgow Warriors

Russell Glasgow

Glasgow Warriors’ hopes of Champions Cup progression took a near-fatal hit on Friday night as they suffered defeat at the hands of Montpellier. Having lost their two games of the European campaign to Exter Chiefs and Leinster last month, the Scottish side knew that realistically they had to beat their Top 14 opponents in order to gain some grounding in …

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