The Heineken cup is one of two competitions held by the E.R.C (European rugby cup). Every year teams from England, France, Ireland Italy Scotland and Wales compete in this competition. The competition takes place in early October and the final takes place in late may. The competition has been taking place for 16 years now. In 2010/11 Leinster won the Heineken cup for the second time beating Northampton saints by 11 points.
On September 21st 2011 the Heineken cup came to Scoil Eoin Phoil 11. Two coaches from Tullamore R.F.C brought it in for everybody to see. All the classes got their picture taken with it.
By Ciaran Whelan