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Saracens beat Munster to reach Champions Cup final

Saracens produced a powerful second-half surge to reach their third Champions Cup final in four seasons by beating Munster 32-16 at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday.

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256dKweséESPN staff

Munster hold on for narrow win in Bloemfontein

Munster used both experience and opportunism to come away with a narrow, but valuable, 30-26 win away over the Cheetahs in the PRO14 in Bloemfontein on Sunday.

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Murray extends Munster and Ireland stay

Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray has signed a contract extension with club side Munster and the Irish Rugby Football Union that will ensure he stays in Ireland until the summer of 2022.

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Byrne, Beirne in Ireland squad for Australia

Joe Schmidt has named uncapped duo Ross Byrne and Tadhg Beirne in Ireland's squad for their summer tour of Australia next month.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

Plenty was sorted out over an enthralling few days but who shone, who had a weekend to forget and what will fans be talking about ahead of a busy period of domestic action?

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Weekend predictions: Prem, PRO14, Top 14

Following eight months of intense competition four teams are left battling for silverware in the Aviva Premiership and PRO14, while Castres, Lyon, Toulon and Toulouse target a place in the Top 14 semifinals.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

The PRO14 playoffs are now confirmed and with the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14 facing a dramatic finish next weekend, there is still much to play for with playoff places up for grabs and team eager to book a place in next season's Champions Cup.

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Racing united in bid to create European history

Donnacha Ryan faces his former Munster teammates with Racing on Sunday but he won't let sentimentality get in the way of his side's quest for a first Champions Cup title.

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455dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

Following six months of intense continental competition the protagonists have been whittled down to just four teams in both the Champions and Challenge Cups.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.

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469dESPN Staff

O'Brien: I won't be shouting for Munster

Despite a possible European Rugby Champions Cup final meeting with Munster, Leinster and Ireland backrow Sean O'Brien won't be cheering for Munster in their semifinal clash with French Top 14 giants Racing 92 in two weeks.

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Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all of the quarterfinals.

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481dESPN Staff

Munster's Earls to miss clash with Toulon

Ireland and Munster Six Nations Grand Slam winning winger Keith Earls will miss the province's Champions Cup through injury.

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Ireland's Farrell set to miss rest of Six Nations

Ireland's Chris Farrell is expected to miss the remainder of the Six Nations after suffering a knee injury in training, the Irish Rugby Football Union has announced.

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539dNick Bewley

O'Gara: 6N title race between Ireland, England

Former Ireland international Ronan O'Gara believes this year's Six Nations will be a two-horse race between title holders England and his in-form countrymen.

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European review: Player of the week, flop & more

After a weekend of rugby that required all your fingers, toes and a calculator, the quarterfinal line-ups in both the Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup have been finalised.

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Stander commits future to Ireland

Munster back row CJ Stander has signed a new contract with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) that will keep him at Thomond Park until 2021.

2019 RankingsEuropean Rugby Champions Cup

  • MUNST14th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Leinster : 27 Tries Scored
    LEINS1st
    14
    27
  • MUNST5th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 116 Points Difference
    LEINS1st
    66
    116