EPCR director general Vincent Gaillard speaks during the European Rugby Champions Cupa and Challenge Cup  launch at  the Dublin Convention Centre, Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The organisers of the European Champions Cup will look to bring their flagship tournament back to terrestrial television in Ireland, albeit only from (...)

Clermont Auvergne training at Twickenham ahead of their European Champions Cup final against Toulon. They are hoping for their first European Cup victory. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Ultimately, the rugby won out, or at any rate the occasions did. The semi-finals may have been taut arm wrestles, but the sight of the Clermont player(...)