Steve Mafi

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 Ben Loader of London Irish breaks with the ball during the English  Championship match against  Richmond  at the Athletic Ground. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Richmond 7 London Irish 46 London Irish sealed their return to the English Premiership with a 46-7 victory at the bottom club Richmond that secured t(...)

Munster’s Conor Murray is set to start and partner Joey Carbery for the first time for their Champions Cup Pool 2 clash with Castres. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup Pool 2: Munster v Castres Kick off: 1pm, Sunday. Venue: Thomond Park. How to follow: Full coverage on The Irish Times liveblog(...)

Wales outhalf Dan Biggar after scoring a try against Tonga at the Principality stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Getty Images

Wales 74 Tonga 24 Liam Williams scored two tries on his 50th appearance for Wales to help secure an emphatic 74-24 victory over Tonga at the Millenni(...)

 Castres’ Rory Kockott  box kicks under pressure from Tomas Francis of Exeter Chiefs during the Heineken Champions Cup match  at the Stade Pierre-Fabre. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Castres 29 Exeter 25 Top 14 champions Castres hit back from 14-0 down inside the opening 15 minutes to edge past Exeter 29-25 in the Heineken Champio(...)

Louis Picamoles and Johnny Sexton wil meet again when Leinster take on Nortahmpton in Pool 4 of the Champions Cup. Photograph:   Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

There is no obvious ‘Pool of Death’, but the four Irish provinces face a tall order to qualify It is four years since Leinster won the then Heineke(...)

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(...)