Now that the dust has settled across Europe, Planet Rugby thought it was only right to hail the star players of the 2012/13 Heineken Cup.
Toulon claimed their first Heineken Cup title after beating Clermont 16-15 in a thrilling all-French final in Dublin on Saturday.
Leinster were crowned 2013 Challenge Cup champions on Friday after a convincing 34-13 win over Stade Français in the final in Dublin....
Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal claims he has already accepted second place in Saturday's Heineken Cup Final.
A new name will be engraved on the Heineken Cup trophy on Saturday as Europe's most outstanding clubs meet at Lansdowne Road.
Clermont lock Nathan Hines expects a huge physical confrontation in Saturday's Heineken Cup Final against Toulon in Dublin.
Toulon director of rugby Bernard Laporte wants more of the same from his squad in their Heineken Cup clash with Clermont.
Clermont are sweating over the fitness of three key players, including Aurélien Rougerie, ahead of Saturday's Heineken Cup Final.
Munster and Ireland fly-half Ronan O'Gara is set to retire at the end of the season according to Irish media reports.
Perpignan, Stade Français, Wasps or Connacht could feature in next season's HEC, depending on who claims the Challenge Cup.
Saracens head coach Mark McCall praised his side's progress over the last season following their loss to Toulon at Twickenham.
Clermont captain Julien Bonnaire said his team won't settle for anything less than HEC glory after making the final for the first time....
Clermont lock Jamie Cudmore dislocated his shoulder in the Top 14 leaders' Heineken Cup semi-final win over Munster.
England's past, present and future will be on show when fly-halves Jonny Wilkinson and Owen Farrell face off at Twickers on Sunday.
Saracens and Toulon will both seek to reap the rewards of their investments when they clash in the Heineken Cup semi-final.
Munster have a huge task on their hands as they face tournament favourites Clermont in Saturday's Heineken Cup semi-final in France.
The ERC have granted Toulon's request to perform their traditional war cry before their Heineken Cup semi-final against Saracens.