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|English: Irish international Shane Horgan (left) and Gordon Darcy displaying the Heineken European Rugby Cup to the crowd and Murrayfield. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
English clubs linked with southern hemisphere Super Rugby teams as Heineken Cup stalemate deepens
Premiership Rugby has raised the issue of creating a new competition with southern hemisphere Super Rugby clubs as an alternative to Heineken Cup, Telegraph Sport can reveal.