European Rugby Champions Cup

Tough test for Saints, Munster

Tough test for Saints, Munster

Northampton and Saracens have been handed tricky draws in the pool stage of the new European Rugby Champions Cup.

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McCall excited by Euro draw

McCall excited by Euro draw

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall excited by European Rugby Champions Cup draw.

Mallinder relishing Euro test

Mallinder relishing Euro test

Northampton director of rugby Jim Mallinder is preparing for a tough European campaign next season.

Armitage scoops European crown

Armitage scoops European crown

Steffon Armitage named ERC European Player of the Year on Monday just days after helping Toulon win the Heineken Cup.

Armitage 'merits Test return'

Armitage 'merits Test return'

England should make exception to overseas-based player policy for Steffon Armitage, says team-mate Bryan Habana.

England overseas ban 'stupid'

England overseas ban 'stupid'

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal says England's ban on overseas-based players - including Steffon Armitage - is "stupid".


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