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.

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