No more silly semi-final draw for the Champions Cup

There's a new system in place for this season. So I wrote about that, and how we might all learn a little something from the French.

Salary Cap allegations have potential to damage credibility of the English game

A few words about the importance of sticking to the rules, and being seen to.

European Champions Cup Round 6 Preview

A preview of round 6 of the European Champions Cup for Paddy Power

Abject Munster marked by turnovers from an unusual source

A look back at the round five action from the European Rugby Champions Cup for the Irish Examiner

European Cup Round 5 Preview

I had a look ahead to the weekend's fixtures for the Paddy Power blog

Munster BP, Leinster scrape home

A look back at Munster v Clermont and Leinster v Harlequins for the Irish Examiner.

European Cup Round 4 Preview

Leinster at home to Harlequins and Munster travel to Clermont. A column for Paddy Power.

Podcast: Week 2 of the Champions Cup

Rugby talk and a quick look ahead to next week's Sports Summit in Dublin

Munster and Leinster Ugly but Effective

Conor Murray box kicks. Credit: David Rogers, Getty Images Sport
A look back at some of the stats from week 2 of the European Rugby Champions Cup for the Irish Examiner

It’s Do or Die for Last Week’s Losers

Calum Clark & Northampton. Martin Bureau / AFP, Getty Images.
Champions Cup (sponsored by Heineken) Week 2 preview for Paddy Power