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Peter O’Mahony: “We’ve got to go and win at the weekend and it’s going to be massively difficult because they’re  such a good side.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There’s never been a European Champions Cup pool finale quite like it, not even in the competition’s Heineken Cup guise. All told, 50 matches have be(...)

Fiji winger  Nemani Nadolo in action for Montpellier against Leinster. “Over the years I just worked on my power. I’ve finally discovered I’m a big boy.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When the big wheel turns, it is hard to stop. Nemani Nadolo is the paddleboat steamer in Montpellier. He is boyish and open, a cartoon-sized winger, w(...)

Leinster’s 31-10 victory over the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth was not a good omen for the expanded Pro14. Photograph: Ryan Wilkisky/Inpho

“If we go there and they are not competitive you are not going to get anything commercially.” Martin Anayi, August 2017. The Guinness Pro14 chief ex(...)

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton gets high tackled by Frans Steyn of Montpellier for which he later received a red card in their European Champions Cup tie at the  RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

Many new heroes and not just for one day. Player watch quickly descended into the entire Leinster XV (16 including JP Doyle). This was a collective d(...)

Tomás O’Leary in European action against Leinster at the Stade Altrad on Sunday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Tomás O’Leary only really had one option. The Grand Slam-winning Ireland scrumhalf is 33 now, collecting the last of 24 caps at Twickenham in 2012, s(...)

The Leinster changing room before the match against Montpellier yesterday  with the Munster number eight jersey in tribute to the late Munster head coach Anthony Foley. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The global rugby family came together for Anthony Foley’s hauntingly moving funeral last Friday and the European game continued to honour the iconic M(...)

Jonathan Sexton: alway a significant addition to any Leinster selection. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Leinster with Johnny Sexton, Seán O’Brien and Cian Healy all on deck. Rare times revisited. Last time they ran out together was the dismantling of (...)

Frans Steyn of Montpellier is tackled by Teimana Harrison of Northampton Saints during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Northampton Saints and Montpellier at Franklin’s Gardens in Northampton, England. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

The deep-rooted and potentially unsolvable problem facing Springbok rugby is clear for all to see at Montpellier Hérault. There are 12 South Africans(...)

Tomas O’Leary has 24 caps for Ireland. Photograph: Inpho

Montpellier have added the former Munster and Ireland scrumhalf Tomas O’Leary to their Champions Cup roster ahead of Sunday’s Champions Cup match agai(...)

Toulon’s Jonny Wilkinson lifts the Heineken Cup with Joe van Niekerk at the Aviva Stasdium.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster, Munster and Ulster will avoid the big three French sides in the pool stages of the Heineken Cup next season after the ERC confirmed the t(...)

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