Rémi Talés fails to score a last-minute drop goal for Racing 92 in the Champions Cup final against Leinster. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

European Champions Cup final Leinster 15 Racing 12 Like all great teams – and Leinster can now be bracketed thus – it can’t always be all-singing an(...)

 James Ryan and Jonathan Sexton celebrate the win at the final whistle. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Rob Kearney Leaped into a frustrating first half with a great catch on 29 minutes but a poor garryowen in his own 22 put Leinster under unnecessary p(...)

Racing 92 winger Teddy Thomas  passes the ball to his captain Maxime Machenaud to score their third  try in the Champions Cup semi-final at the Stade  Chaban-Delmasin Bordeaux. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

Racing 27 Munster 22 Something of a Groundhog Day for Munster. This sixth successive semi-final defeat in the European Champions Cup was as anti-clim(...)

Racing 34 Munster 30 A surreal setting for a slightly surreal game. Munster had more than enough of it, and certainly more than enough chances, but w(...)