BRENDAN O'BRIEN: Champions Cup hosts Bilbao a new frontier for rugby country

For rugby in Spain, hosting the Champions Cup final will be a welcome diversion from the World Cup qualifier loss to Belgium in March, says Brendan O’Brien.

The San Mamés Stadium, Bilbao will hosts this weekend's Champions Cup and Challenge Cup finals. Picture: PA

Sign in or register for FREE to continue enjoying and to comment on our great range of opinion writers

Not a member yet? Register here

Related Articles

We go out to play with attacking intent all the time, says Leo Cullen

Johnny Sexton fit but Rob Kearney kept out with unspecified injury

Sexton fit as Leinster make three changes for return Bath fixture

‘Last year we were hunting... now we are being hunted’


Lifestyle

Lindsay Woods: At a time of year when the pace is frenzied and days are full of school plays and deadlines, the chance to break from routine is a welcome one

On the red carpet: Margot Robbie, Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger and Cheryl

Raise a glass to Christmas festivities

The best festive desserts to try out this Christmas

More From The Irish Examiner