Posts for January 2010

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Biarritz power through Glasgow to get home quarter final

In another recap of Heineken Cup action from last weekend, Biarritz secured a home tie for the quarter finals after they convincingly beat the Glasgow Warriors 41-20. MORE »

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Lee Byrne to appeal his two week suspension

Welsh fullback Lee Byrne has been banned for two weeks for the part he played in the recent 16th man episode that took place when Ospreys hosted Leicester in the Heineken Cup. MORE »

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Best tries of the Top 14 so far

There isn't a huge amount of rugby on this weekend, but after a busy holiday season, RD will be getting back on track over the next few weeks as we bring you all the best action of the Six Nations and Super 14. MORE »

Friday, January 29, 2010

Danny Grewcock suspended for seven weeks for stamping

Ulster flank Stephen Ferris has incredibly been the victim of yet another piece of dirty play, this time from Bath lock Danny Grewcock who stamped on his arm in a Heineken Cup match last weekend. MORE »

Thursday, January 28, 2010

Bill McLaren - Rugby's Man with the Golden Mic

The late great Bill McLaren was laid to rest on Monday in his hometown of Hawick, Scotland. Hundreds of mourners lined the streets to pay respects to the rugby commentator who left such an indelible mark on the game. MORE »

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

London Irish go out after tense draw with Leinster

Another low scoring Heineken Cup match ended in frantic fashion this past weekend as London Irish and Leinster drew 11-11 at Twickenham, knocking out London Irish despite them coming close to the win in the end. MORE »

Monday, January 25, 2010

Edinburgh end season on a high against Stade Francais

Edinburgh beat Stade Francais 9-7 in a low scoring affair at a soaked Murrayfield Stadium on the weekend, but despite the loss, the French side progressed to the Heineken Cup quarter finals thanks to the losing bonus point they picked up. MORE »

Monday, January 25, 2010

Ospreys beat Leicester under controversial circumstances

Ospreys beat Leicester 17-12 yesterday to advance into the quarter finals of the Heineken Cup as one of the two best group runners-up. The result is being disputed by the Tigers though, as the Ospreys fielded a 16th man during the game. MORE »

Monday, January 25, 2010

Munster and Northampton battle it out

Munster beat Northampton 12-9 on Friday as they booked themselves a place in the quarter finals of this seasons Heineken Cup. Its a 12th successive quarter final appearance for the Irish side. MORE »