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Shields red costs Wasps with Covid-hit Munster earning Champions Cup win
The first-half red card for Wasps’ Brad Shields proved a major turning point with Munster overcoming their Covid absentees to win 35-14 in the Champions Cup

Robert Kitson at the Coventry Building Society Arena

12, Dec, 2021 @7:04 PM

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Rugby and football scramble to come to terms with threat of Omicron variant
Organisers of the European Champions Cup have insisted that postponing games is not an option

Paul MacInnes

29, Nov, 2021 @7:24 PM

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Springboks among Munster players burnt in fire pit accident
The South Africa internationals Damian de Allende and RG Snyman are among four Munster players to sustain burns in a fire pit accident

Gerard Meagher

07, Jun, 2021 @8:23 PM

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Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s Champions Cup action
Danny Cipriani’s injury has hurt Gloucester with a crunch match to come while Saracens and Racing 92 meet in a game to savour

Guardian sport

13, Jan, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Exeter carry the English standard but French clubs look a real force | Robert Kitson
Racing 92 and Toulouse are a threat in the European Champions Cup while Leinster are a dominant force this season

Robert Kitson

12, Jan, 2020 @11:20 PM

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Victorious Saracens may complain over Munster doctor’s jibe at George
Saracens beat Munster 15-6 with tries from Sean Maitland and Mako Vunipola but the game was marred by a brawl, sparked by an insulting remark made to Jamie George

Michael Aylwin at Allianz Park

14, Dec, 2019 @5:39 PM

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Rugby union: talking points from the weekend’s Champions Cup action
It was a difficult weekend for English clubs in the Champions Cup, with Irish provinces picking up a triple crown of victories over Premiership sides

Guardian sport

09, Dec, 2019 @9:57 AM

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Munster pile more agony on Saracens thanks to Peter O’Mahony’s try
Munster won a tight European Champions Cup Pool 4 match over Saracens 10-3 thanks to a first-half try from Peter O’Mahony

Michael Aylwin

07, Dec, 2019 @7:39 PM

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Champions Cup preview: Munster expect monster crowd for Saracens visit
Munster bring in extra seating as European Champions Cup holders Saracens visit Thomond Park

Paul Rees

06, Dec, 2019 @5:15 PM

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Saracens united after ‘motivated’ Billy Vunipola powers way into final | Paul Rees
The No 8 put in an outstanding display in the 32-16 defeat of Munster that took Saracens into the Champions Cup final

Paul Rees

21, Apr, 2019 @9:00 PM

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‘There was no intention to hurt anyone’ says Billy Vunipola on social media row
Billy Vunipola spoke about the row over his social media support for Israel Folau after being named man of the match in Saracens’ Champions Cup semi-final win over Munster

Paul Rees at the Ricoh Arena

20, Apr, 2019 @7:01 PM

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Billy Vunipola in the spotlight as Saracens keep focus amid turmoil | Michael Aylwin
The No 8 has been under scrutiny for his support of Israel Folau and delivered an intense performance in a hostile atmosphere against Munster

Michael Aylwin at the Ricoh Arena

20, Apr, 2019 @6:56 PM

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