European Endeavours

Harlequins v Biarritz
Harlequins director of rugby Conor O’Shea believes his side’s recent defeat to Exeter may have done them a favour as they prepare for the Heineken Cup.

“We want to get rid of some demons and let some frustrations out,” he said.

Wasps v Newport-Gwent Dragons
Wasps captain Hugo Southwell has insisted he and his team-mates are excited about this season’s Amlin Challenge Cup campaign. He said: “Playing in Europe brings with it a different pressure but one I think we are all very much looking forward to.”

London Welsh v Stade Francais
London Welsh skipper Jonathan Mills has revealed his excitement about leading the club out for their European debut in the Amlin Challenge Cup. He said: “We cannont wait to compete.”