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# hcup - Tuesday 10 December, 2013
‘We need to get in a room as a matter of urgency and get proper, focused discussions to agree on the outstanding matters.’
The tighthead prop has enjoyed a stellar rise in his brief time with Leinster’s senior squad.
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# hcup - Monday 9 December, 2013
The four-time European champions went down 16-14 at home to the Irish province.
The Connacht scrum-half put in a man-of-the-match performance during their surprise Heineken Cup win yesterday.
The New Zealander says he never lost faith after a string of Pro12 defeats.
# hcup - Sunday 8 December, 2013
Gloucester beat Edinburgh in Scotland to stay in touch with Munster in Pool 6.
Racing Métro released a statement announcing the team would not be playing their next home game at Stade de France.
The former Leinster winger was delighted at the stunning victory for Pat Lam’s men against Toulouse.
Pat Lam’s men stunned the four-time European champions to set themselves up for a run at the knock-out stages.
A late try from the French side swung the tie in their favour but the Irish side bounced back.
The winger scored a first-half try but was denied another, late on, after a forward pass.
The trio of scores from the winger in crucial in the Irish side’s comprehensive win over Northampton Saints.
The former Connacht hooker believes Toulouse have been the best team in Europe for the past decade.
# hcup - Saturday 7 December, 2013
The New Zealander is eager to test himself against one of Europe’s best back-row operators.
Northampton coughed up a 16 point half-time lead against the Irish side in their last competitive meeting.
# hcup - Friday 6 December, 2013
The European fortunes of Ospreys dipped further with a narrow defeat away to Castres.
The former Leinster and Ireland hooker is confident the three-time champions can win at Franklin’s Gardens.
The duo last featured together in the Lions’ Third Test victory over Australia this summer.
The New Zealand native is aiming for a famous Heineken Cup win in France this weekend.
# hcup - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The Munster coach confidently says his side remain ‘masters of their own destiny’.
# hcup - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
While Munster are flying high in the PRO12 table, they will undoubtedly be judged on their Heineken Cup campaign.
# hcup - Sunday 1 December, 2013
Leinster face a stiff test away to Northampton next week and Connacht’s away day in France looks a hopeless task.
# hcup - Thursday 21 November, 2013
The English RFU was not present at this afternoon’s meeting in Dublin.
# hcup - Sunday 20 October, 2013
Edinburgh could not follow up their win over Munster after succumbing to a sublime Perpignan in France.
A ball-ripping tackle from the outhalf looked to have set up a match-winning try for the French side.
Mark Anscombe’s men top Pool 5 after beating Montpellier at home for the first time in five games.
Jimmy Gopperth, meanwhile, endeared himself to Castres ahead of the 2014 rematch.
# hcup - Saturday 19 October, 2013
Pat Lam’s men have bossed the opening half against their Italian opponents.
A home win would Leinster in charge of their pool ahead of a December back-to-back with Northampton Saints.
Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin warns his former teammates to be wary of a fired up Zebre side today.
Former Munster flanker David Wallace has been impressed by the province’s recent turn in fortunes.
# hcup - Friday 18 October, 2013
The return of Peter O’Mahony is crucial to the Irish province’s hopes are getting their campaign back on track.
Harlequins lie on the brink of Heineken Cup disaster if they cannot fashion a win in France.
# hcup - Friday 11 October, 2013
Many other factors come into the equation, but a quick-thinking No 10 is vital to emerging victorious against Europe’s elite.
# hcup - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Ronan O’Gara on the need to save Europe’s premier rugby tournament and Racing Metro’s chances of success this season.
Paddy Butler will start in the back-row against Edinburgh on Saturday.
Brendan Macken is primed for his first Heineken Cup start on Saturday evening.
Connacht coach Pat Lam also names his side for tomorrow’s clash with Saracens.
# hcup - Saturday 5 October, 2013
Tough games against Saracens and Leinster await for the westerners.
# hcup - Saturday 28 September, 2013
The northern province have plenty of improvement left, but the centre says they are going in the right direction.