Montpellier’s Bismarck Du Plessis scores his side’s opening try against Newport Gwent Dragons in the European Challenge Cup semi-final at  Altrad Stadium, Montpellier, France. Photograph: Inpho

Montpellier 22 Newport Gwent Dragons 12 Montpellier set-up a deciding clash with Harlequins in the Challenge Cup final in Lyon next month after pow(...)

Grenoble’s head coach Bernard Jackman arriving for  the club’s home European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter-final clash with Connacht last weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

More Irish coaches are cutting their teeth abroad than ever before, and with Anthony Foley and Leo Cullen heading largely indigenous tickets at Munste(...)

Back from injury for tonight’s Heineken Cup encounter  with Montpellier at Ravenhill, Rory Best goes through his training paces with Ulster at Pirrie Park in Belfast yesterday. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

A night that is expected to shine a blazing light on the main flaw in the Heineken Cup Pool stages: visiting Montpellier, with just six points from fo(...)

Munster head coach Rob Penney believes in his underdogs. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster's Stephen Archer will miss the trip to France to face Clermont Auvergne in the Heineken Cup semi-final on Saturday. The prop coul(...)

Clermont Auvergne's Aurelien Rougerie is an injury concern ahead of meeting with Munster. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clermont Auvergne captain Aurelien Rougerie is doubtful for Saturday’s Heineken Cup semi-final against Munster in Montpellier after picking up (...)