Freddy Burns

6 results

Racing 92’s Simon Zebo during the Champions Cup clash with Ulster. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

As ever, a Heineken Champions Cup weekend never fails to deliver its truckload of moments and talking points, whether it be vexed red cards (or lack o(...)

Jordan Larmour scores Leinster’s sixth try against Wasps  despite the efforts of Wasps’ Elliot Daly. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup Pool 1: Toulouse v Leinster Kick off: Sunday, 3.15pm. Venue: Stade Ernest Wallon, Toulouse. How to follow:(...)

 Leinster’s James Lowe  breaks with the ball to score his first try during the Champions Cup win against Wasps at the RDS. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Talk about throwing down the gauntlet. Such was the scale of Leinster’s 52-3 win over Wasps on Friday night that when rival coaching staffs began asse(...)

Munster’s Joey Carbery  after the Champions Cup match against Exeter Chiefs  at Sandy Park stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

A satisfying opening weekend for the Irish in Europe, albeit a decidedly more trying one awaits in round two. Leinster, Ulster and Connacht all won at(...)

Saracens once again look like being the team to beat this year. Photo: Getty Images

Pool 1: Harlequins, La Rochelle, Ulster, Wasps After three pool exits in a row (losing 10 of 18 matches) Ulster should be better equipped this season(...)

Montpellier’s livewire Jonathan Pelissie could play a vital role in Pool 5. Photograph: Getty

POOL 1Castres OlympiqueBest: semi-finalists 2001-02.ERC European Ranking: 25.HC record: Pl 58, Wins 23, Draws 1, Losses 34.Suffering second season syn(...)