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Sloppy Munster Turn On The Style Late On To Down Castres

Munster 30 Castres 5 Munster have secured their second win in the Champions Cup with a dominant performance over Castres Olympique at Thomond Park this afternoon.  Johann van Graan’s side had to do so without the services of Joey Carbery and Chris Farrell who were ruled out prior to kick-off but Carbery’s replacement, JJ Hanrahan, proved more than up to the …

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Late Tries Enable New Zealand To Avoid Shock Sevens Exit

Two tries in the last minute enabled New Zealand to stay in contention for the title on the first day of the World Rugby Cape Town Sevens tournament at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday. New Zealand, winners of the opening tournament of the 2018/2019 season in Dubai last weekend, faced elimination before the quarter-final stage for the first time in …

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Larmour Try Sees Leinster Return To Winning Ways In Europe

Leinster 17 Bath 10 Following their loss to Toulouse, Leinster got their Heineken Champions Cup campaign back on track with a composed win over Bath at the Rec this afternoon.  Sean Cronin’s first-half try ensured the sides were level at the break, following an earlier try from Henry Thomas, but Leinster could have had two further scores in the first …

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Watch: Lightning Jordan Larmour Scores Blistering Intercept Try

There’s simply no catching Leinster’s Jordan Larmour once he puts the afterburners on. Just ask the Bath defenders. The 20-year old Irish international put his side into the lead in their Heineken Champions Cup game against Bath at the Rec with a tremendous intercept try. Larmour judged the pass from Wilson to perfection as he snatched it in mid-air and …

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Ulster Secure Bonus Point In Wales After Scarlets Nail-Biter

Ulster Scarlets Champions Cup

Scarlets 24 – 25 Ulster  Ulster recorded a bonus-point victory over the Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets to give their hopes of reaching the Heineken Champions Cup knockout stages a serious shot in the arm. Two first-half tries from Jacob Stockdale and Henry Speight gave Ulster a narrow 13-10 lead at halftime. Will Addison and Marcell Coetzee both touched down in …

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Falcons Bemoan Failed EPCR Request As They Name Just 22 Players

Dean Richards Newcastle Falcons

The Newcastle Falcons are in a spot of bother ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup clash with Edinburgh which kicks off at Murrayfield at 7.45 pm this evening.  In the build-up to this game, the Falcons have been hit by a spate of injuries which has seen three tightheads out injured, in addition to Jon Welsh, Craig Mitchell and Paul …

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