Last-gasp Brive knock out Sale

Last-gasp Brive knock out Sale
Brive are in the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-finals thanks to a late try and penalty to beat Sale Sharks 19-9 at Edgeley Park. The result means Brive progress to the quarter-finals as Pool Five winners at Sale's expense. Sale had led 9-6 at half-time …
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Rugby-Ryder and Godman called up to Scotland squad
Ryder, who is uncapped for Scotland's senior team but has impressed for the A side, replaces Sale's Fraser McKenzie who has been ruled out after injuring his arm in an Amlin Challenge Cup match against Brive on Thursday. "It's a blow for Fraser but …
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Exeter stun Perpignan
WHILE the draw for the Heineken Cup quarter-finals took centre stage yesterday, the draw was also made for the second-tier Amlin Challenge Cup, with Wasps to host Biarritz, Exeter Chiefs travelling to meet Stade Francais, Brive hosting Scarlets and …
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Battered Harlequins find some solace in Hopper's rise
Of the 16 knockout places available in the Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups, only four have been filled by clubs from the world's biggest, richest union – and three of those will play in the back-room competition, rather than the shop-window …
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