# hcup - Today’s News
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# hcup - Friday 2 May, 2014
One of these men is off to Cardiff at the end of the month. The other is Munster legend Paul O’Connell.
# hcup - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
After focusing on the heroics of Simon Zebo, James Coughlan and company, we use GIFS and video clips to highlight some key slip ups.
# hcup - Monday 28 April, 2014
The former out-half believes the ERC should have selected a different venue than Stade Velodrome, which is currently under construction.
# hcup - Sunday 27 April, 2014
Toulon’s back row represented one of Europe’s most feared units but the South African is capable of taking the fight to them.
The former Reds lock played two seasons of Top 14 rugby with Perpignan.
# hcup - Saturday 26 April, 2014
Rob Penney’s men went through a gentle captain’s run ahead of Sunday’s semi final with Toulon.
The England winger surpassed the record for tournament tries and referee Nigel Owens made his mark.
The Saracens winger is one try off equalling a long-standing European Cup record.
# hcup - Friday 25 April, 2014
7,000 fans from the southern province are turning the port town red as we speak.
# hcup - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The Grenoble scrum-half knows a thing or two about facing the Top 14′s best following his breakthrough season with Grenoble.
The veteran lock says the Heineken Cup champions are better than the side that beat his province heavily in France in 2011.
# hcup - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
22-year-old academy out-half Jonathan Holland trained with the senior squad as JJ Hanrahan underwent fitness tests.
There have been suggestions that Munster should go with an attacking back three of Zebo, Conway and Earls.
# hcup - Monday 21 April, 2014
Head coach Rob Penney is calling on his team to play the best game in their history to knock off the reigning champions.
# hcup - Sunday 6 April, 2014
The Irish and English rugby legends meet in a last-man-standing clash at Stade Felix Mayol this afternoon.
Munster second row Paul O’Connell was thrilled by his side’s maul during yesterday’s victory over Toulouse in Limerick.
The former Leinster and Ireland hooker is leaning towards a home win for the reigning champions but hopes Matt O’Connor’s men can prove him wrong.
# hcup - Saturday 5 April, 2014
French referee Jerome Garces will not be welcome back at Ravenhill any time soon.
The New Zealand fullback was given his marching orders after taking out opposite number Andy Goode.
Leinster would set up an all-Ireland last-four showdown with a win in France tomorrow.
The Limerick native got the home crowd roaring at Thomond Park.
The 30-year-old former All Black star had originally been named on the replacements bench.
Former Ulster fullback Adam D’Arcy gives his take on this afternoon’s Heineken Cup quarter final.
# hcup - Friday 4 April, 2014
The former Leinster and Saracens hooker believes his old side will fall short at a sold-out Ravenhill on Saturday evening.
Former Ulster teammate Adam D’Arcy caught up with the South African ahead of this weekend’s Heineken Cup clash with Saracens.
Meanwhile, Cian Healy, Rhys Ruddock and Dave Kearney are all fit to start at Stade Mayol.
# hcup - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The French winger believes his team are hitting form at the right time.
There are two gigantic, French obstacles in place that may well scupper any hopes of a rematch of the 2006 and 2009 clashes.
Bakkies Botha and Ali Williams have failed to recover from injury in time for the Heineken Cup quarter-final.
Top 14 sides have been unashamed in spending big and buying bigger in recent years, writes Simon Hick.
# hcup - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
We are not sure if Ruan Pienaar is being tackled or is sporting the sprawled monkey hairstyle.
The province’s Kiwi head coach is confident his forwards can deal with the ‘behemoth’ Toulouse pack this weekend.
# hcup - Monday 31 March, 2014
Toulouse have been hit by a string of injury woes ahead of the Thomond Park showdown.
# hcup - Monday 27 January, 2014
Munster have been handed another early kick-off, while Leinster meet Toulon on the Sunday afternoon.
# hcup - Monday 20 January, 2014
The Ireland captain says he has enjoyed ‘playing under’ Peter O’Mahony.
The Munster coach says many of his players feel they deserve a better ‘crack’ with Joe Schmidt.
# hcup - Sunday 19 January, 2014
Matt O’Connor believes his team has the capabilities needed to win their fourth Heineken Cup.
Munster will face Toulouse at home while Saracens will visit Ravenhill to meet Ulster.
Rob Penney’s men ran in six tries to dismiss the feeble Scottish challenge in Limerick.
Chris Henry is a tackling beast, Ruan Pienaar proves his class and Rory Best has some boot on him.