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208dESPN

Jenkins requires surgery for 'significant' injury

Ellis Jenkins will require surgery after sustaining a "significant knee injury" against South Africa earlier this month, his club Cardiff Blues have confirmed.

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237dESPN

Wales legend Jenkins to retire from rugby

Wales' record cap-holder Gethin Jenkins will retire from rugby after Cardiff Blues' PRO14 clash with Zebre this weekend.

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310dESPN

Ulster reach agreement for McFarland to join

Ulster have reached an agreement with Scottish Rugby for Dan McFarland to begin as their head coach from Monday after he was released from his contract.

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372dESPN Staff

Wilson pulls out of Wasps move

Danny Wilson has pulled out of a planned move to become Wasps' forwards coach to become Gregor Townsend's Scotland staff.

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408dMartyn Thomas

European review: Player of the week, flop & more

Rugby union displayed its best side in Bilbao over the weekend, as a 61-point thriller of a Challenge Cup final was followed by a tense, nerve-shredding Champions Cup showpiece.

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413dESPN Staff

Wales rest Lions stars for summer tour

Ellis Jenkins and Cory Hill will co-captain an experimental Wales squad on their summer tour of the United States and Argentina.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

The PRO14 playoffs are now confirmed and with the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14 facing a dramatic finish next weekend, there is still much to play for with playoff places up for grabs and team eager to book a place in next season's Champions Cup.

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432dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

Following six months of intense continental competition the protagonists have been whittled down to just four teams in both the Champions and Challenge Cups.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.

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453dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all of the quarterfinals.

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462dPA Sport

Best, Kearney extend IRFU deals

Ireland captain Rory Best and fullback Rob Kearney have signed new contracts with the Irish Rugby Football Union until the 2019 World Cup.

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European review: Player of the week, flop & more

After a weekend of rugby that required all your fingers, toes and a calculator, the quarterfinal line-ups in both the Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup have been finalised.

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525dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European rugby is back as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.

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531dESPN Staff

Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

European rugby is back for 2018 as the quarterfinal line-ups are finalised. ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across the two competitions.

2019 RankingsEuropean Rugby Champions Cup

  • CDB5th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Leinster : 27 Tries Scored
    LEINS1st
    19
    27
  • CDB12th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Leinster : 116 Points Difference
    LEINS1st
    -36
    116