Outside-halves? They’re more trouble than they’re worth, even when the players involved are as accomplished, in their very different ways, as Jonny Wilkinson and Quade Cooper.
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Sunday 21 October 2012
Saracens 30 Racing Metro 13: Pool One leaders make themselves at home in Belgium to beat Racing
Wednesday 17 October 2012
Cardiff Blues are showing more backbone in the fight to retain the services of the Lions centre Jamie Roberts than they displayed in their Heineken Cup surrender to Sale three days ago.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Andy Hazell, the Gloucester flanker sent off for throwing a volley of punches at the Mont-de-Marsan prop Sébastien Ormaechea during a roughhouse Amlin Challenge Cup match in France five days ago, may be planning to make severe provocation the basis of his mitigation, but he will not be helped by the tournament's disciplinary machinery. Despite the Gloucester's allegations of dirty deeds by Mont-de-Marsan, no member of the home team will face a charge arising from the game.
Sunday 14 October 2012
Danny Cipriani was Sale's hero as the Premiership strugglers overturned a 27-12 deficit to gain a dramatic, morale-boosting triumph over Cardiff on their return to the Heineken Cup.
Sunday 14 October 2012
Racing Metro 22 Munster 17
Friday 12 October 2012
Last season's runners-up, Ulster kick off their Heineken Cup campaign from the comfort of home tonight. The province are unbeaten in 11 successive matches in the competition at Ravenhill, stretching back to Stade Français' visit in October 2008.
Wednesday 10 October 2012
Struggling Cardiff face prospect of losing star centre to wealthy clubs from across Channel
Tuesday 02 October 2012
The organisers of the Heineken Cup admit it would be “almost unthinkable” for English clubs to pull out of the tournament and form their own breakaway competition.
Thursday 23 August 2012
Top clubs in England and France have served notice of their intention to quit the Heineken Cup and organise a rival competition as they believe the current format is weighted too heavily in favour of the Celtic nations.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Newcastle's director of rugby is aiming to steer the Tynesiders back into the Premiership
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Northampton director of rugby Jim Mallinder is braced for the most challenging Aviva Premiership season yet.
Friday 17 August 2012
Danny Cipriani hopes a good season with Sale on his return to the Aviva Premiership will earn him a spot in the English Test side.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Saracens have announced that the first game at their new home ground in Barnet next season will be a Premiership match against Exeter on 16 February.
Saturday 16 June 2012
Talks over the future of the Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups will begin before the start of the 2012-13 season.
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