Ernest Wallon

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 Ben Morgan: Munster will have to restrain the impact of  Gloucester’s primary ball carrier  at Kingsholm. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

There are some familiar names in terms of the headline performers statistically in this season’s Heineken Champions Cup ahead of the weekend’s round f(...)

Toulouse’s Jerome Kaino is shown  a yellow card   by referee Andrew Brace following a high tackle on Bath’s Jamie Roberts during the Heineken Champions Cup  game at the Recreation Ground in  Bath. Photograph:  James Crombie/inpho

The appeals by Toulouse players Jerome Kaino and Lucas Pointud against suspensions picked up in the French side’s opening Heineken Champions Cup match(...)

Leinster assistant coach Stuart Lancaster at the Aviva Stadium earlier this month. Photograph: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

For once Leinster appeared periodically ill at ease in Toulouse, light years removed from the “comfortable in chaos” ethos that Stuart Lancaster has a(...)

Sean Cronin of Leinster makes a break past Zack Holmes of Toulouse to score his side’s third try during the Champions Cup loss. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

No matter what way you dress it up, Leinster let a win, and with it an imposing position in Pool A of the Heineken Champions Cup, slip through their f(...)

Toulouse’s Maxime Médard celebrates as  his side win a late peanlty to effectively end the game against Leinster at Stade Ernest Wallon, Toulouse. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A week is a long time, and all that. Things were always going to get tougher in round two, but even so yesterday’s third Irish defeat of the weekend (...)

Leah Lyons with her team-mates at the end of the game which Ireland lost  24-0 to France on Saturday evening. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

France 24 Ireland 0 The Ireland Women’s side began their 2018 Six Nations Championship campaign with a heavy defeat to France at Toulouse’s Stade Ern(...)

John Muldoon: “I am conscious that I’ve been around for a long time, and for me it’s an honour to play on.” Photograph: Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

No coincidence evergreen and captain John Muldoon has announced another year in his tenure at Galway Sportsground on the week Connacht fight for a fi(...)

Ireland’s Paula Fitzpatrick in action against New Zealand in 2014. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There is very little to tell. Ireland won a Grand Slam in 2013, reached a World Cup semi-final in 2014 and recaptured the Six Nations title in 2015. (...)

Toulouse’s French fullback Maxime Medard  scores a try against Oyonnax in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty Images

It was left to Ospreys to haul a solitary scrap of pride among Pro12 sides from a weekend in which all seven teams in action in the Champions Cup left(...)

Ian Keatley kicks Munster’s match-winning drop goal against Sale in the first round of the European Champions Cup on Saturday at the AJ Bell stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sitting in the team hotel ahead of their European Rugby Champions Cup clash with the Northampton Saints, Ronan O’Gara commandeered an iPad belonging t(...)

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