# heineken-cup - Saturday 5 April, 2014
The New Zealand fullback was given his marching orders after taking out opposite number Andy Goode.
The unbeaten run at Stade Marcel Michelin is now up to 75 matches.
The Kiwi head coach says this afternoon’s performance ‘absolutely’ ranks as one of the finest during his time with Munster.
We’re going minute-by-minute from the new Grandstand in Ravenhill as Ulster try to take their place in the semi-finals.
Leinster would set up an all-Ireland last-four showdown with a win in France tomorrow.
Rob Penney’s men scored after only four minutes and never let up for a moment despite losing captain Peter O’Mahony to injury.
The Limerick native got the home crowd roaring at Thomond Park.
We went minute-by-minute as Rob Penney’s men looked to overcome a powerful French challenge in Thomond Park.
The former Munster and Ireland flanker says Toulouse have been ‘on the radar’ ever since they thrashed his province in 1996.
The South African prop explains how the province has adapted to the demand for hooking and the removal of the hit.
12 months on from their last meeting in Twickenham, the northern province welcome the Premiership leaders for a special night in Ravenhill.
The former Connacht hooker is clearing his weekend schedule for an intense weekend of European rugby action.
Former Ulster fullback Adam D’Arcy gives his take on this afternoon’s Heineken Cup quarter final.
Despite their separate successful histories, the fixture has only been played four times in the Heineken Cup.
# heineken-cup - 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.
We’ve taken a look at the pages of Midi Olympique, L’Équipe and Rugbyrama to see what the other side are talking about.
Former Ulster teammate Adam D’Arcy caught up with the South African ahead of this weekend’s Heineken Cup clash with Saracens.
Gordon D’Arcy knows his Leinster bro more than his Leinster bro knows about him.
Mark Anscombe has named his side for tomorrow evening’s showdown in Ravenhill.
Rob Penney has made just two changes to his team, with James Downey also returning to the side at 12.
The former Saracens player, coach and CEO will be in the Ravenhill stands for tomorrow night’s Heineken Cup tie.
The Leinster head coach has recent experience of taking on the European champions.
The Ireland international wing is hoping that tomorrow’s clash with Saracens will give him the chance to impress.
The former Leinster and Ireland U20 lock is hoping to make the Sarries squad to compete in the Heineken Cup quarter final.
Grenoble skills coach and former Munster scrum-half Mike Prendergast discusses the strengths of Toulouse.
# heineken-cup - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The number eight can’t get enough of the business end of the season.
The Scottish captain has vast experience of playing in front of fired up Ireland supporters.
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.
Grenoble skills coach and former Munster scrum-half Mike Prendergast talks us through winning at Stade Mayol.
The England international centre says his side are hoping to continue their new-found ‘fluidity’ against Ulster.
# heineken-cup - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
‘It’s hard to put a decent spin on it,’ says the experienced scrum-half.
The gigantic Samoan prop will not play in Limerick after sustaining a neck injury last weekend.
We are not sure if Ruan Pienaar is being tackled or is sporting the sprawled monkey hairstyle.
The winger has moved from international outsider to match-winner during the course of this season.
The experienced boss of the Top 14 side feels his men are in a good place ahead of the Heineken Cup quarter-final.
The out-half explains that his province’s analysis of Saturday’s quarter-final opposition has been ongoing for seven weeks.
The province’s Kiwi head coach is confident his forwards can deal with the ‘behemoth’ Toulouse pack this weekend.