Will the edge-of-the-seat action we all enjoyed in this weekend’s Heineken Cup give food for thought to those in favour of forming a breakaway World Competition, asks Rugby Rugby’s Howard Johnson? Or should we just enjoy it for the delight that it is?
Leicester Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill has admitted he is disappointed his side will return from northern Italy without a try-scoring bonus point but was happy to get an all important away win under his belt in the opening round.
Gloucester coach Bryan Redpath praised his players' commitment after an epic battle against four-times Heineken Cup Champions Toulouse on Saturday.
John Smit marked his Saracens debut with his first Heineken Cup try as he helped English champions Saracens notch a comfortable 42-17 bonus point start to their campaign.
Glasgow, Saracens and Toulouse claimed victories in the Heineken Cup on Sunday.
Toulouse were given an almighty scare in their opening Heineken Cup tie before digging deep to beat Gloucester 21-17 at Stade Ernest-Wallon.
Saracens made the perfect start to their Heineken Cup campaign with a convincing 42-17 victory over Treviso at Vicarage Road.
Richie Gray scored a dramatic last-gasp try to earn Glasgow an unlikely 26-21 win over Bath in their Heineken Cup Pool Three clash at Firhill.
Richard Cockerill voiced his frustration after Leicester failed to secure the bonus-point against Aironi in northern Italy.
Head coach Toby Booth made no excuses after London Irish slumped to a 20-19 home defeat at the hands of Edinburgh in the Heineken Cup.
Munster head coach Tony McGahan hailed Ronan O'Gara after he landed a dramatic last-gasp drop goal to deny Northampton at Thomond Park.
Ronan O'Gara rescued a stunning 23-21 win for Munster as his injury-time drop goal sunk Northampton in Heineken Cup Pool One at Thomond Park.
Ronan O'Gara rescued a miraculous win from the jaws of defeat as his injury-time drop goal floored Northampton 23-21 at Thomond Park.
Ulster head coach Brian McLaughlin hailed his side as heroes after their hard-fought European Cup win over ASM Clermont Auvergne.
Ulster made the perfect start to their Heineken Cup campaign with a battling 16-11 win over Clermont-Auvergne in a pulsating encounter.
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