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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 20 January, 2018

Today’s News

Leinster's Lowe lights up with attacking magic but balances out with errors

The Leinster wing is continuing to learn as he settles in with Leinster.

Win in France underlines Leinster's credentials as Champions Cup favourites

The eastern province rolled on with a three-try victory over Montpellier.

Leinster advance as top seeds after completing clean sweep in Montpellier

Leo Cullen’s men recovered from a poor first half to secure a sixth win from six in Pool 3.

'I love to have the chance to run at the halfbacks, so it's great for me!'

Jack Conan has excelled in Leinster’s number eight shirt this season.

Yesterday’s News

A Hawaiian former American footballer is part of Leinster's sub-academy

Old Belvedere tighthead prop Roman Salanoa played for the USA U20 team in 2016.

'It's just pure work rate. In a tight game, it can nearly win you a game'

Robbie Henshaw is happy that he’s showing a rounded game in midfield for Leinster.

Thursday 18 January, 2018

Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby

The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.

Wednesday 17 January, 2018

'I always enjoyed the saying 'look after your own shop' or 'if it's to be, it's up to me''

Tadhg Furlong is enjoying Leinster’s offloading freedom but is still keeping his head down.

'He's shown he’s not fazed by big occasions' - Leinster back Larmour

The 20-year-old could be included in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad today.

Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Larmour set to be included in Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad

Ireland will name their squad for the opening two rounds of the championship tomorrow.

Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines

The veteran Leinster captain was impressive at inside centre against Glasgow.

Sexton good to go as Leinster report clean bill of health post-Glasgow

The out-half hurt himself in the process of scoring last weekend.

Gatland names two uncapped players while Scotland recall experience

The first two squads of the 2018 Six Nations have been announced.

Munster excited about potential of their improving attacking game

The likes of Keith Earls and Simon Zebo enjoyed playing on the artificial pitch in Paris.

Monday 15 January, 2018

Hard-working Donnacha Ryan remains respected within the Munster ranks

Munster had only good things to say about the Nenagh man post-match in Paris.

'I know Simon from some parties! We look forward to having him'

Yannick Nyanga is excited to play with the Ireland international.

Sunday 14 January, 2018

Munster positive about POM's ankle but frustrated at missed chance

Johann van Graan is content that Munster’s destiny is in their own hands ahead of next weekend.

Donnacha Ryan leads the way for Racing against his mates in Munster

The 34-year-old lock was instrumental in Racing’s win in Paris.

Van Graan's Munster left with losing bonus point after absorbing clash in Paris

Johann van Graan’s men will be frustrated with the circumstances of their defeat in Paris.

Irishman Leader's path leads him into USA's Major League Rugby

The former Connacht back has signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Legion.

Racing and Ryan to give Munster a ferocious welcome to Paris

The lineout was a huge factor the last time these two sides met.

Saturday 13 January, 2018

Analysis: Munster must be clever in managing Nakarawa's octopus-like offload

The Fijian is one of the best players in the world but Munster need to turn his strength against him.

Friday 12 January, 2018

'It’s like a car racing game. No one ever picks the view when you're in the car'

Ian Keatley talks about how Munster’s mindset has helped their attacking kicking game.

Eir Sport wins Pro14 TV rights for next season after outbidding Sky

The deal is part of eir’s major move to become a market leader in the rugby sphere.

Cloete and Holland return as Munster name strong side for Racing

Simon Zebo starts at fullback against his future employers.

Thursday 11 January, 2018

'He's the kind of guy you want in your team on big occasions'

Donnacha Ryan is set to face Munster for the first time on Sunday in Paris.

Wednesday 10 January, 2018

A second South African prospect joins up with Munster's academy

Outside centre Matt More broke a try-scoring record for his school last year.

'He served his ban. Every person on this planet makes mistakes'

Munster lock Gerbrandt Grobler was banned for two years in 2015 after a positive drugs test.

No grudge against Rassie despite confirmation of Walters' Munster exit

The province’s head of athletic performance will join Erasmus in South Africa.

Tuesday 9 January, 2018

118kg South African teenage tighthead links with Munster's academy

The 18-year-old starred for the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks side at last year’s Craven Week.

Grobler back in Munster training as Cloete continues RTP protocols

Billy Holland also needs to complete the protocols if he is to face Racing this weekend.

Monday 8 January, 2018

Analysis: Conor Murray's lineout and Munster's clever set-piece attack

We’ve broken down some of the province’s best efforts from scrum and lineout in recent weeks.

Ryan helps Racing blow Clermont away and all the exiles' action

Former Connacht man Rory Parata made his debut for Zebre.

Leinster the clear top dogs after entertaining Pro14 inter-pro series

With three wins from three games in the last fortnight, Leo Cullen’s men impressed.

Sunday 7 January, 2018

New overseas out-half on the way for Ulster but Bowe injured

Les Kiss says the northern province have secured a new playmaker to replace Christian Lealiifano.

Saturday 6 January, 2018

'He'd step you in a phone box' - Larmour clamour continues to grow

The Leinster fullback scored two tries against Ulster at the RDS.

Larmour-led Leinster finish inter-pro series in style by downing sorry Ulster

The 20-year-old was in scintillating form once again for Leo Cullen’s side.

Leinster's 'brothers' look to dig in for each other without the ball D

Leinster's 'brothers' look to dig in for each other without the ball

Leo Cullen’s side have produced several compelling defensive passages in recent times.

Friday 5 January, 2018

'He's slightly different to the other back rowers we have'

Academy flanker Josh Murphy gets his second start for Leinster against Ulster tomorrow.

Thursday 4 January, 2018

Ex-Connacht and Ireland U19 centre Parata signs for Bradley's Zebre

The versatile back returns to professional rugby after a stint in New Zealand.

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