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Heineken Cup: Joe Ansbro bids final farewell

Heineken showdown will be the Scot's last game for his club, as it will for countryman Nathan Hines

Concerns rise as young talent falls through Scottish rugby's trapdoor

THE SCOTTISH Rugby Union's ability to develop and hold on to young talent is now firmly under the microscope with news that promising youngsters Alex Blair and Fraser Brown have had their contracts terminated at Edinburgh and centre Mark Bennett is heading to France.

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Northampton 23 - 7 Perpignan: Saints brush Basques aside to march into Heineken final

Northampton reached their first Heineken Cup final for 11 years after pummelling sole French survivors Perpignan in the Milton Keynes sunshine. They will play Leinster, who beat Toulouse 32-23 in Dublin on Saturday, on 21 May at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

Heineken Cup semi-final: Iain Morrison predicts a tough front-row clash

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Changing room chat: Brian O'Driscoll chooses rugby over royalty

IRELAND rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll will not be at the royal wedding, despite initially accepting an invitation for him and his actress wife.

55,000 reasons why Leinster have the edge over cup kings Toulouse

The Heineken Cup semi-finals are on back on the agenda next weekend and it is a measure of how far Leinster have progressed that the Dubliners will probably start as modest favourites despite going head to head with Europe's most successful-ever side. Leinster go into next Saturday's match determined to prevent the mighty Toulouse from bagging their fifth European title, a new record should it happen.

Toulouse and Saints force way into Heineken Cup semi-finals

Holders Toulouse advanced to the semi-finals of the Heineken Cup when they beat Biarritz 27-20 in extra time yesterday after Biarritz had come back from 17-0 down to level the scores in the 80th minute.

Toby Flood insists wounds have healed after mauling in Dublin

Toby Flood has denied the Aviva Stadium holds any fears for him or his England team-mates at Leicester as they prepare for their Heineken Cup quarter-final against Leinster tonight.

Perpignan 29 - 25 Toulon: Perpignan dash Wilkinson's Euro dream

Perpignan thwarted Jonny Wilkinson's hopes of playing in a first Heineken Cup semi-final after beating their arch-rivals 29-25 in Barcelona.

Leinster 17 - 10 Leicster: Richard Cockerill has no answer to Leinster skill

Leicester manager Richard Cockerill has made no excuses for the Tigers' Heineken Cup demise after they lost a titanic quarter-final against Leinster.

Money talks as Richie Vernon is latest Scot to be lured away

THE drip of rugby internationalists leaving Scotland is continuing with No 8 Richie Vernon departing Glasgow this summer after signing a two-year deal with Premiership club Sale.

Six Nations: Ross Ford delivers a welcome boost as he opts to stay with Edinburgh

SCOTTISH rugby has received a major boost with international hooker Ross Ford deciding not to purse lucrative offers from England and France to sign on again with Edinburgh.

Perpignan in Barca switch

Perpignan have decided to play next month's Heineken Cup quarter-final with fellow French side Toulon over the Spanish border in Barcelona.

Peter Wright keen to put name in frame at Edinburgh

PETER Wright has thrown his hat into the ring for the head coach position at Edinburgh as Rob Moffat's vacated post was advertised by the SRU yesterday.

London Irish prop cited for alleged stamping

London Irish prop forward Faan Rautenbach has been cited for allegedly stamping on the head and shoulder of Munster's Ireland international flanker David Wallace.

Saints top seeded for Heineken Cup quarter-finals

Northampton will play Ulster in the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cup after qualifying for the knockout stages as the tournament's top seeds.

Heineken cup round-up: Biarritz and Ulster into Heineken Cup quarter-finals

Twice Heineken Cup runners-up Biarritz moved into the knockout stages to keep alive their hopes of a first title and were joined by Pool 4 rivals and former champions Ulster.

Sloppy Munster knocked out in Toulon

MUNSTER failed to qualify for the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cup for the first time in 13 years after slumping to a 32-16 defeat in Toulon.

Glasgow 20 - 10 Wasps: Superb Warriors find top form to stun Wasps

AN UNDER-strength Glasgow side claimed another stunning Heineken Cup champions' scalp at a windy Firhill yesterday by outgunning a Wasps side that will now struggle to reach the quarter-finals.

Glasgow serve up a Heineken Cup shock to leave Wasps facing exit

GLASGOW coach Sean Lineen was the least surprised man at Firhill yesterday after his side pulled off another of the great Heineken Cup upsets by beating Wasps, leaving the English Premiership side struggling to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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