Best rugby clubs

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Heineken Cup and Super Rugby

Heineken Cup club sites...

...[England] [France] [Ireland] [Italy] [Scotland] [Wales]


Super Rugby club sites...

...[Australia] [New Zealand] [South Africa]


Top clubs 2012/2013

Heineken Cup and Super Rugby

Eassentially, elite world club rugby is divided into two main camps...

  • The northern hemisphere - 24 teams in the "Heineken Cup"
  • The southern hemisphere - 15 teams in "Super Rugby"

The Heineken Cup is contested by teams drawn from several top tier competitions. It includes teams from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy,

How the teams are selected is explained here in Wikipedia

Players are mainly nationals but do include many players from around the world.

Super rugby is the top tier club competition in the southern hemisphere.

It`s contested by teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Players are mainly nationals with a spinkling of imports.

Player size details presented at the player sizes page are based on height and weight facts published on the club sites of these top teams.

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Heineken Cup club sites 2013/14

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ENGLAND

Exeter Chiefs

Gloucester

Harlequins

Leicester Tigers

Northampton Saints (no player stats)

Saracens

FRANCE

Castres

Clermont Auvergne

Montpellier

Perpignan

Racing Metro

Toulon

Toulouse

IRELAND

Connacht

Leinster

Munster

Ulster

ITALY

Benetton Treviso

Zebre

SCOTLAND

Edinburgh

Glasgow Warriors

WALES

Cardiff Blues

Ospreys

The Scarlets


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Super Rugby club sites 2014

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AUSTRALIA

Brumbies

Rebels

Reds

Waratahs

Western Force

NEW ZEALAND

Blues

Chiefs

Crusaders

Highlanders

Hurricanes

SOUTH AFRICA

Bulls

Cheetahs

Sharks

Lions (no website)

Stormers


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Top club sites 2012/13

These were the corresponding top clubs in 2012/2013.

ENGLAND

Exeter Chiefs, Harlequins, Leicester Tigers, Northampton Saints, Sale Sharks, Saracens

FRANCE

Biarritz, Castres, Clermont Auvergne, Montpellier, Racing Metro, Toulon, Toulouse

IRELAND

Connacht, Leinster, Munster, Ulster

ITALY

Benetton Treviso, Zebre

SCOTLAND

Edinburgh, Glasgow Warriors

WALES

Cardiff Blues, Ospreys, The Scarlets

AUSTRALIA

Brumbies, Rebels, Reds, Waratahs, Western Force

NEW ZEALAND

Blues, Chiefs, Crusaders, Highlanders, Hurricanes

SOUTH AFRICA

Bulls, Cheetahs, Sharks, Southern Kings, Stormers

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