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Munster have a 50 per cent chance of being drawn against Ronan O’Gara’s  La Rochelle side. Photograph: Xavier Leoty/AFP via Getty Images

The permutations in the draw for the Heineken Champions Cup, which will be made toward the end of this month, have been clarified by the results of th(...)

“In the times I’ve been there, and I’ve been there many times, that’s always been the way the locals have treated me.” Photo: William West/AFP/Getty Image

With both of his parents coming from north Lebanon, Michael Cheika has always been proud of his roots and, as a Unicef ambassador for Lebanon in Austr(...)

Leinster’s Woodstock 50th anniversary celebratory tie-dye squashed, fifty shades of blue is in the running for the gong in the worst jersey of 2019 category. Photograph: Inpho

It appears there are two types of clubs in this seasons Champions Cup. The wolves and the sheep. You can follow where this is going, can’t you? Yes, (...)

Munster’s Conor Murray after his team’s defeat to Saracens in the Champions Cup semi-final. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster have been drawn in the Pool of death in next season’s European Champions Cup. Johann van Graan’s side were placed in Pool 4 alongside Saracens(...)

Ronan O’Gara is to join La Rochelle as head coach. Photograph: Andrew Cornaga/Inpho

Ronan O’Gara has been appointed as head coach of French Top 14 club La Rochelle for next season. The former Munster, Ireland and Lions outhalf spent f(...)

Crusaders assistant coach Ronan O’Gara is expected to return to Europe next season. Photograph: Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images

Ronan O’Gara has ruled out a return to Munster to work under Johann van Graan. La Rochelle are in prime position to make O’Gara their head coach next(...)

Pool 1 after the draw for next year’s Heineken Cup in  Lausanne, Switzerland. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So much for the elevated status of Leinster as this year’s European champions and one of the protected top seeds for next season’s Heineken Cup. Coa(...)

Ulster’s Charles Piutau. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho

Ulster v Ospreys, Kinspan Stadium, Sunday, 3.05pm - Live BBC & S4C Given all that has transpired on and off the pitch this season, the last thing(...)

Ulster’s Rory Best scores a try against Munster in April. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

One game to go now in Ulster’s season from hell and yet they head towards Sunday’s crunch Champions Cup play-off against the Ospreys at the Kingspan S(...)

Ulster captain Rory Best speaks in the team huddle after the Guinness Pro 14 game against Munster at  Thomond Park. photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Minutes after Ulster’s 24-24 draw with Munster in Thomond Park, which ensured they would not take part in next week’s Pro 14 playoffs, Ulster operatio(...)

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