Munster Head Coach Anthony Foley has made three changes to his side to play Stade Francais at Thomond Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

A curious quirk of the ill-judged fixture planning for the penultimate round of pool games in the two European competitions is that all four Irish sid(...)

Stade Francais’ Josaia Raisuqe received a red card for contact with the eye area of Munster’s CJ Stander during the Champions Cup game at Stade Jean Bouin. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Stade Francais 27 Munster 7 Munster didn’t just suffer a third successive pool defeat for the first time in their proud European history. This was a (...)

The return of Conor Murray is a major boost for Munster as they travel to Paris on Saturday. Photograph: Inpho

Whatever about defining their season, there’s little doubt that Munster’s re-arranged meeting with Stade Francais in Paris today will go some way to d(...)

Wasps’  Joe Simpson celebrates after scoring a try during the European Rugby Champions Cup play-off first leg match against Stade Francais Paris at Adams Park, High Wycombe, England. Photograph: Getty Images

Wasps 30Stade Français 29Wasps drew first blood in the race to complete next season’s European Champions Cup lineup when Andy Goode landed the(...)

There is warranted worldwide regard for Sergio Parisse. When he carries the ball there is an aura around him.

If Glasgow were arguably the better side last weekend in being defeated by Leinster then Perpignan falling to Stade Francais in Stade Aimé Gira(...)