Podcast: Week 2 of the Champions Cup

Rugby talk and a quick look ahead to next week's Sports Summit in Dublin
Conor Murray box kicks. Credit: David Rogers, Getty Images Sport

Munster and Leinster Ugly but Effective

A look back at some of the stats from week 2 of the European Rugby Champions Cup for the Irish Examiner
Calum Clark & Northampton. Martin Bureau / AFP, Getty Images.

It’s Do or Die for Last Week’s Losers

Champions Cup (sponsored by Heineken) Week 2 preview for Paddy Power

Podcast: Week 1 of the European Rugby Champions Cup

The first episode of a podcast that has yet to be named
Jamie Heaslip v Wasps. Image credit David Rogers / Getty

Champions Cup Round 1- Stats Review

A quick look back at Leinster v Wasps, Leicester v Ulster and Sale v Munster for the Irish Examiner
EPCR Trophies unveiled - Credit EPCRugby.com

The European Rugby Champions Cup Preview (and definitely not the Heineken Cup)

A look ahead to the competition and a few selected first round games for Paddy Power
Dave Alred. Credit: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

“The ability to do a running spiral is priceless” – a chat with Dave Alred, kicking guru

I went to Carton House to have a chat with Dave Alred, noted kicking and performance coach. We discussed goal kicking, baseball and the lost art of the spiral kick. And later I tried not to embarrass myself in a kicking session being watched by an Irish rugby great.