Reasons why Heineken Champions Cup big names may be struggling

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The Heineken Champions Cup was revamped from 24 teams, down to 20 meritocratically chosen teams for a reason. The desire to see increased competition and intensity has seen ‘domestically strong sides’ struggle. Round Three results have seen the likes of Wasps, Exeter Chiefs and the Scarlets all but knocked out. Fans may be asking why, […] READ MORE


Disappointing England camp for Ben Morgan, relishing Champions Cup challenges

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Gloucester face Exeter Chiefs in their ‘rematch’ game at Sandy Park, in the 2018/19 Heineken Champions Cup on Saturday. Ben Morgan spoke on the challenge of Europe’s tier one competition, and a disappointing England camp for Morgan. Morgan pleased with Worcester result Ending another Gallagher Premiership block of fixtures with a strong win over Worcester […] READ MORE




Munster Rugby grind out draw at Sandy Park

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Exeter Chiefs 10 Munster Rugby 10 It was a daunting task for the Munster Rugby men. Traveling to Sandy Park to take on an Exeter Chiefs team, who are yet to lose this season. There was talk among Exeter supporters that this game could provide a bonus point win for the Chiefs but, as ever […] READ MORE



Gloucester Rugby injury worries lightened ahead of Castres

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Gloucester kick off their Heineken Champions Cup campaign this Sunday against Castres at Kingsholm. Gloucester fans will be relieved to hear that Ackermann has some positive news on injuries ahead of the big match. Robert Rees gives the latest update on the Gloucester Rugby injury worries.  ?? Getting ready for Europe… pic.twitter.com/l7KbI5h9ZS — Gloucester Rugby […] READ MORE



Can Leinster win again in 2018/19?

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2018 was a pretty good year to be a Leinster fan. First, their players provided the backbone of the Grand Slam-winning Irish squad. Then they won their first Champions Cup for five years, before storming to the Guinness Pro14 title. Finally, those same players, at the end of such a long season, helped Ireland win […] READ MORE