The much-anticipated Champions Cup final was the latest in a growing number of rugby matches ruined by a referee overreacting to a high tackle, writes ZELIM NEL.
Follow the live action as La Rochelle take on Toulouse in the Champions Cup final at Twickenham.
World Cup-winning Bok Cheslin Kolbe has encouraged his Toulouse teammates to ‘crack open’ the European Champions Cup final against La Rochelle on Saturday.
The idea that South Africa’s integration into European club rugby should be limited to the PRO16 for the foreseeable future is naive and impractical, writes ZELIM NEL.
Several South Africans could feature in this weekend’s Champions Cup final between Toulouse and La Rochelle. Hear what Cheslin Kolbe, Rynhardt Elstadt and former Junior Bok captain Wiaan Liebenberg had to say in the buildup to Saturday’s showpiece match at Twickenham.
Leinster fought back from 14 points down to beat the Exeter Chiefs 34-22 in their Champions Cup quarter-final at Sandy Park on Saturday.
Flyhalf Joe Simmonds contributed 13 points to guide Exeter Chiefs to a 28-18 victory over Toulouse in their Champions Cup semi-final on Saturday.
Cheslin Kolbe produced a dazzling two-try performance to guide Toulouse to a 36-8 win over Ulster in their Champions Cup quarter-final showdown on Sunday.
On this day in 2002, Tim Stimpson’s 60m injury-time penalty handed the Leicester Tigers a dramatic 13-12 victory over Llanelli Scarlets in the semi-final of the Heineken Cup.
From match-winners to HUGE punts, we take a look at 13 drop goals that will last long in the memory of rugby fans.