Harlequins had been challenged to take inspiration from the world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in their rematch against Ulster but once more it was the scrum-half John Cooney who delivered the blow.
Leinster will qualify for the knockout stage if they defeat Northampton with a bonus point at the Aviva Stadium and Lyon come unstuck in Treviso. The Saints start the round second in the group but have
John Earley, Schoolboys Football Association of Ireland chairman, has resigned from the the FAI board with immediate effect. After Donal Conway announced he will step down as FAI President in January,
Another week, another chastening Premiership defeat in an Anglo-Irish fixture. Once again, the Champions Cup is overwhelming many of its English contestants. After a last-gasp loss to Ulster on the road
Katie Mullan, captain of the Ireland women's hockey team, has received an Honorary Fellowship from Northern Regional College. Mullan's team became the first Irish women's side to qualify for an Olympics