Owen Farrell celebrates Duncan Taylor’s score during Saracens’ 33-17 win over Ulster. Photograph: Inpho

Saracens 33 Ulster 17 Saracens secured a home quarter-final in the Champions Cup with a round of matches still to go following another hugely impress(...)

Chris Ashton scored three for Saracens in their Champions Cup rout of Oyonnax. Photograph: PA

Saracens 55 Oyonnax 13 Chris Ashton scored a hat-trick of tries as Saracens remained unbeaten in all competitions this season with a convincing 55-(...)

Richard Wiggelworth dives to score during Saracens 45-10 win away at Oyonnax. Photograph: Afp

Wasps 23 Bath 25 George Ford kicked a match-winning conversion with the game’s final kick in front of watching England head coach Eddie Jones as Bath(...)

Iain Henderson: returns to blindside flanker, where he can hunt and hurt Saracens with greater freedom. Photo: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Reasons to believe? The local factor. Ulster will always be a force at rebranded Ravenhill, this is the first time they go out to deliver for new dir(...)

Toulouse and France captain Thierry Dusautoir during the pre-match minute’s silence in respect of the Paris terror attack victims. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Image

Saracens 32 Toulouse 7 England international Toby Flood has commended “a fantastic show of solidarity” by four-time European champions Toulouse after (...)

Toulouse players take part in a minutes silence in honour of the Paris Attacks before the European Champions Cup, pool one match at Allianz Park Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

Saracens 32-7 Toulouse Saracens encountered few problems as they launched their European Champions Cup campaign with an emphatic victory over French h(...)

Saracens’ ‘prize’ for beating the top seeds away in last season’s quarter-final was a semi-final  at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard in St Etienne against Clermont. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

The semi-final draw is no longer part of rugby’s European Cup. Even with the traditional quirks of the competition – the minnows; the back to back fix(...)

London Irish will play their Aviva Premiership fixture against Saracens at the Red Bull Arena in New York. It will be the first Premiership game to be played overseas. Photograph: Getty

London Irish will play their Aviva Premiership home game against Saracens this season in New York. Irish and Premiership Rugby have announced a ground(...)

Scrumhalf Peter Stringer scores one of Bath’s seven tries  despite the tackle of Leicester’s Tommy Bell during their Aviva Premiership semi-final at the Recreation Ground. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Bath captain Stuart Hooper has hailed the club’s mercurial midfield trio as they put on another masterful display which puts the team one win away fro(...)

Jamie Heaslip has been shortlisted for the European Player of the Year award. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster skipper Jamie Heaslip has been shortlisted for the EPCR European Player of the year award. Number eight Heaslip is one of five nominee(...)