Cian Healy of Leinster goes over for a try against Ulster during the Heineken Cup final in Twickenham last May. Figures filed by European Rugby Cup Ltd show €45 million was distributed to rugby clubs and unions in the year to June 2012. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The company runnings Europe’s two major rugby competitions delivered a 3 per cent rise in proifits in 2012. That meant more money for the(...)

Brian O’Driscoll will make a decision on his rugby future in July. Photograph: Lorraine O'Sullivan/Inpho

Brian O’Driscoll will make a decision on his rugby future in July and the Leinster player hopes that will be after a successful tour with the L(...)

Bath scrumhalf Peter Stringer tackles Jerome Fillol of Stade Francais during the   Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final at the Recreation Ground. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Bath 20 Stade Francais 36: Former Ireland scrumhalf Peter Stringer admits he was (...)

Leinster head coach Joe Schmidt is the favourite for the Ireland job. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

With another season left on his contract, Leinster coach Joe Schmidt believes it is "unlikely" he will succeed Declan Kidney as Ireland boss, b(...)

Saracens, with Charlie Hodgson (centre) at 10, are a very controlled, regimented Premiership side. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Image Saracens, with Charlie Hodgson (centre) at 10, are a very controlled, regimented Premiership side.  Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Image

With so much unrest, globally in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and internationally, with the loss of Declan Kidney it’s hard to foc(...)

Christian Wade scores a  try for Wasps against Saracens last weekend. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The meeting of Leinster and Wasps this evening has the feel of two struggling squads more interested in their domestic competitions. Victory wi(...)

Fergus McFadden will start against Wasps. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt has made four changes from the side that lost to Ulster for tomorrow night’s Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final again(...)

Leinster coach Joe Schmidt. Photograph: Lorraine O'Sullivan/Inpho

JOHNNY WATTERSON So it was with great reluctance that Leo Cullen and Guy Easterby treaded cautiously from injuries and tactical(...)

 Conor O’Shea believes the Heineken Cup quarter-final against Munster is the biggest game in the club’s history. Photograph:   Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Conor O’Shea has branded Sunday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final against Munster as the biggest occasion in Harlequins’ history — exactly four year(...)

 England international James Haskell. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

James Haskell is out of Wasps Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final against Leinster at Adams Park on Friday night (8.0). The England interna(...)

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