Manu Vunipola

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A fight breaks out between Saracens and Munster players in the 50th minute during the European Rugby Champions Cup pool match at Allianz Park, Barnet.  Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Saracens 15 Munster 6 There was no shame in losing to the reigning champions after going toe-to-toe and blow-for-blow in this heavyweight Heineken C(...)

Munster’s CJ Stander and Jack O’Donoghue compete for the ball with Billy Vunipola. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Saracens 15 Munster 6 Munster died with their boots on in withstanding the loss of captain Peter O’Mahony just before kick-off and all manner of othe(...)

Saracens’ Nick Isiekwe and Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue compete in the line out during the Champions Cup clash last weekend. Photo: Gary Carr/Inpho

Champions Cup: Saracens v Munster Kick-off: 3pm. Venue: Allianz Park. How to follow: The Irish Times liveblog will begin from 2.30pm. On TV: Live on (...)

Munster’s Conor Murray in training ahead of their clash with must-win Saracens. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Munster v Saracens, Thomond Park, Saturday, 5.30 - Live on BT Sport The dust having settled on the thriller with Racing a fortnight ago, that draw ha(...)

Maro Itoje will start for Saracens against Munster. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty

Champions Cup Pool Four: Munster v Saracens, Saturday December 7th, Thomond Park (kick-off 5.30pm, BT Sport) Maro Itoje is the sole member of England(...)

 Gloucester supporters wave fake money during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match against  Saracens  at Kingsholm. Photograph:   David Rogers/Getty Images

Gloucester 12 Saracens 21 Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall is prepared to sacrifice their chances of more European glory as he admitted this se(...)

Aaron Hinkley was yellow carded after this hit on Angus Kernohan during Ireland’s 42-26 win on Tuesday. Photograph;  Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Despite the bruising nature of the encounter the Ireland Under-20 squad is in reasonably good shape physically after their tumultuous 42-26 victory ov(...)

 Jake Flannery of Ireland celebrates with his teammates after their win over England Under-20s. Photograph: Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Ireland 42 England 26 The nature of the win won’t matter but the victory will resonate for many a day. Noel McNamara’s Grand Slam champions beat Engl(...)

Noel McNamara: has had to juggle his resources due to injuries to several of the  Ireland  Under-20 squad that claimed the Six Nations. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 v England Under-20, CRAI Club, Santa Fe (7.30pm, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) Ireland Under-20 head coach Noel McNamara has handed(...)

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton and Saracens’ Owen Farrell in  a scuffle during last year’s  Champions Cup quarter-final at the Aviva  Stadium. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Next Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup final isn’t so much a case of two tribes going to war, more two machines finally colliding in the biggest North(...)