Clermont Auvergne fullback Kotaro Matsushima breaks clear to score his second try during the Heineken Champions Cup  match against the  Bristol Bears at Ashton Gate. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

ASM Clermont Auvergne v Munster, Stade Marcel-Michelin, Saturday, 5.30pm Irish time – Live on BT Sport If Munster’s draw looked difficult before a ba(...)

Alivereti Raka of Clermont Auvergne scores the opening try during their Champions Cup win over Saracens. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

Saracens 14 Clermont Auvergne 46 Perhaps Saracens will wish the doors stayed closed after all. The European champions have swept all before them on t(...)

Scott Fardy will start in the back row for Australia against Ireland this weekend.

Australia have made three changes to the side that beat Italy 50-20 last week. All of the switches are in the pack, reinforcing Wallaby coach Ewen McK(...)

Rob Simmons of Australia: returns after a knee injury. Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie sprang a surprise yesterday, naming the towering two-metre Rob Simmons at blindside flanker for the first time for the t(...)