Team of the Week: Champions Cup

Date published: December 9 2014

After a whirlwind weekend which saw more away wins that home in the Champions Cup, Planet Rugby picks out the players who shone in Europe.

15 Mike Brown (Harlequins): A great weekend for the Quins man as he constantly made ground for Conor O’Shea’s side, and beat five defenders along the way. A word for opposite number Rob Kearney who was equally elusive with six defenders beaten.

14 Tommy Bowe (Ulster): Another top class display from Bowe who delivered a delightful floated pass for Darren Cave to score the first try, before showing his finishing skills to score one of his own in the second half.

13 Darren Cave (Ulster): Like Bowe, Cave was at the heart of everything Ulster did well, finishing off the first try before making the second for Ruan Pienaar as he spotted a mismatch in midfield and went straight past Samson Lee. We’ll also give a mention to Aur