As European rugby's stakeholders today (Thursday, 10 April) confirm an agreement for a new phase in the development of the European club rugby tournaments, ERC Chief Executive, Derek McGrath, has confirmed that he will stand down from his role in October 2014.
BT and Sky have reached an agreement in principle concerning arrangements for the European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup competitions, both of which would be broadcast jointly by BT Sport and Sky Sports.
The long awaited head’s of agreement which will secure the future of European Rugby for another 8 years has been signed.
Munster, Saracens and Clermont had already booked their place in the semi-finals, the only question remaining was, would Leinster or Toulon be joining them.
Munster have made a habit of dispatching massive teams at Thomond park so when Toulouse came to play in the Heineken Cup quarter finals, they would come to realise why Munster are so feared at home in the Heineken Cup.
It was a brave effort for Ulster but on the day it was Saracens who would come away with the spoils