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18 AprStages set for two epic semi-finals
The atmospheric Stade Vélodome in Marseille looks set for a 40,000 plus attendance for the Heineken Cup semi-final clash on Sunday, 27 April between reigning champions, Toulon - gunning for a fourth European final in five years - and Munster Rugby, who have reached a record 11th tournament semi-final.
18 AprToulon warm-up for semis in Barcelona
Heineken Cup champions Toulon will go back in time this weekend to help them warm-up for their semi-final clash with Munster with a return to the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona.
17 AprToulon hero hailed by All Black great
The man hoping to guide RC Toulon to back-to-back Heineken Cup crowns has been described as one of 'the best rugby players of all time' by a fellow global great.
17 AprEuropean semi-final match officials appointments
Nigel Owens will get the high-powered Heineken Cup semi-finals underway when he referees the Anglo-French clash of Saracens and ASM Clermont Auvergne at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday, 26 April.
17 AprMurray insists Munster believe
Conor Murray admits RC Toulon have every right to be seen as favourites for the second Heineken Cup semi-final a week on Sunday but he insists Munster will "be there or thereabouts" at the Stade Veledrome.
16 AprCotter's Clermont play delicate balancing act
ASM Clermont Auvergne coach Vern Cotter has a delicate balancing act to play this weekend as his side face Racing Metro just a week out from their huge Heineken Cup semi-final with Saracens.
16 AprKeatley's calls paying off
A brace of difficult decisions are now paying dividends for Munster fly half Ian Keatley as he gets set to play a starring role in his side's Heineken Cup semi-final with RC Toulon.
15 AprMixed news for Heineken Cup fly halves
There was mixed news for two of the four remaining Heineken Cup sides today after an update of the fitness of their fly halves.
15 AprSemi-final pain spurs on Saracens
Saracens centre Brad Barritt admits that the pain of last season's Heineken Cup semi-final defeat to RC Toulon is driving them on ahead of their final-four clash with ASM Clermont Auvergne a week on Saturday.
14 Apr'Kick up the backside' for Munster
Munster captain James Coughlan hopes Saturday's shock defeat to Glasgow proves to be a 'kick up the backside' ahead of their huge Heineken Cup clash with RC Toulon a week on Sunday.