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Leicester’s Guy Thompson celebrates scoring a try in the Heineken Champions Cup match against the Scarlets at Welford Road. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leicester 45 Scarlets 27 Geordan Murphy’s Leicester kept their European Champions Cup hopes alive with a thrilling 45-27 win over Scarlets at Welford(...)

Munster’s Joey Carbery  after the Champions Cup match against Exeter Chiefs  at Sandy Park stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

A satisfying opening weekend for the Irish in Europe, albeit a decidedly more trying one awaits in round two. Leinster, Ulster and Connacht all won at(...)

Ulster’s Jacob Stockale scores a try during the Heineken Champions Cup match against Leicester at  Kingspan stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster 24 Leicester 10 On rain-sodden European opening nights such as this, the result is paramount, the performance secondary. Wasteful in the first(...)

Racing 92’s  Simon Zebo scoring  a try against  Castres on Saturday  at the Paris La Defense Arena in Nanterre. Photograph:  Getty Images

There’s a scene during Amazon Prime’s watchable All or Nothing: All Blacks documentary where Steve Hansen and his wife Natasha are in the back garden (...)

 Dominic Ryan: his story  underlines that doctors and match officials are right to err on the side of caution in demanding players undergo  HIAs. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dominic Ryan’s interview with John O’Sullivan in last Saturday’s edition of this paper was a powerful read, and in the way it was constructed, written(...)

Dominic Ryan of Leicester Tigers tackles  George North of Northampton  Saints during the fateful Aviva Premiership match  at Franklin’s Gardens on September 9th, 2017.  Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

A year ago playing for Leicester Tigers in the Aviva Premiership, Dominic Ryan thundered into Wales and Lions winger George North, unaware that the ta(...)

Geordan Murphy: “We let ourselves down on the big stage. We were bullied. We have an opportunity on Sunday to circle the wagons. Let’s see how we get on.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Matt O’Connor is as good a place as any to begin our catch up with Geordan Murphy. The man who shaped his latter playing days and present coaching ph(...)

  Leicester Tigers coach Matt O’Connor  accused French referee Jerome Garces of failing to punish Munster and Conway for their lack of “a duty of care” to the Tongan fullback. Photograph:  Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Two serious accusations from Matt O’Connor. The Leicester Tigers coach believes Munster were allowed to play “cynical” rugby en route to their 33-10 v(...)

Munster captain  Peter O’Mahony celebrates scoring a try in the Champions Cup game against Leicester at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 33 Leicester Tigers 10 Bonus-point victory secured. Leicester, worryingly, leave Limerick humiliated. Familiar narrative. Matt O’Connor and G(...)

 Conor Murray  in action for Munster during the European Rugby Champions Cup match last year against  Leicester Tigers. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Munster  v Leicester, Thomond Park, Saturday, 7.45pm (BT Sport) Lest old acquaintances be forgot. For the third December running these two-time (...)

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