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Dublin: -2 °C Saturday 21 January, 2017

Today’s News

Review finds that Munster followed all protocols in Murray incident

The scrum-half was at the centre of a controversial incident last weekend.

Munster strong favourites to earn home QF in front of another sold out Thomond

Rassie Erasmus’ men are expected to win convincingly in Limerick today.

Madigan returns to Ireland under pressure to perform against Ulster

The 27-year-old out-half is still recovering full fitness after a recent injury.

Yesterday’s News

Cullen optimistic over Sexton injury as Six Nations looms into view

The Leinster out-half had tightness in his calf during the 24-24 draw in Castres.

Leinster draw in Castres to all but secure home Champions Cup quarter-final

Meanwhile, Johnny Sexton picked up a calf injury in the first half of the 24-24 draw.

Wednesday 18 January, 2017

'I would back myself' - Cronin believes he's still in the Lions frame

The Leinster hooker is positive about making a full recovery from his hamstring injury.

Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Zebre part ways with head coach after hammerings by Leinster and Connacht

The Italian club have conceded 20 tries in their last two games.

POM undergoing return-to-play protocols, with TOD back in Munster training

Fullback Simon Zebo suffered a dead leg against Glasgow last weekend.

All Black Saili gives Munster 'something different' as his fitness grows

Rassie Erasmus’ men are looking to secure a home quarter-final at Thomond Park this weekend.

Monday 16 January, 2017

Ulster confirm signings of Springbok Botha and scrum-half Cooney

The 25-year-old will add to the province’s ball-carrying ability.

More to come from Munster but Erasmus proud they keep showing grit

The province’s director of rugby says his team were only at 50-60% tactically against Glasgow.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

Tactic brings social media and the love of sport together for youngsters

The new web app allows users to analyse and discuss footage professional games and their own matches.

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury HIA

Munster set to face Untoward Incident Review after Murray's suspected head injury

The scrum-half was involved in a heavy tackle on Glasgow’s Tim Swinson.

'They like to pick boys playing at home' - Ulsterman Whitten happy in Exeter

The 29-year-old centre has been an important part of the Chiefs squad in the last five years.

Contenders? Munster's aspirations in Europe aren't stopping now

Rassie Erasmus isn’t getting carried away, but Munster continue to impress in the Champions Cup.

Irishman Tadhg Beirne thriving with new lease of life at the Scarlets

The 25-year-old has been impressing in the second row and at blindside.

Saturday 14 January, 2017

'The better team won' - Glasgow's Townsend gracious after defeat to Munster

The Warriors head coach believes his side can make the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

'We kissed and made up!' - Munster and Stander back in the quarter-finals

CJ Stander says Munster can improve as they look towards a knockout tie.

Saili's late try sends Munster back into the Champions Cup quarter-finals

The All Blacks-capped centre proved the match winner for Rassie Erasmus’ men.

'I feel like I can relate to Munster. I think I've got that connection'

Jaco Taute feels at home in Munster after a torrid time with injuries at home in South Africa.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

In-form Munster midfielder Rory Scannell hopeful of getting Ireland call

The 23-year-old centre was involved during the November Tests and is hungry for more.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

'Simon Zebo was trying to make jokes about it, saying that I pay someone!'

CJ Stander continues to earn awards but he’s more focused on maintaining Munster’s momentum.

Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Quarter-final return beckons for Munster ahead of demanding Glasgow clash

The southern province can secure a knock-out place this weekend in Glasgow.

Racing scrum-half Hart set for move to Munster as Erasmus confirms talks

The Munster director of rugby indicated that the province is looking at a number of Irish-qualified players.

Monday 9 January, 2017

Connacht line up Crosbie on short-term deal to ease out-half concerns

The 23-year-old came through the Leinster academy and has had a spell with Munster in recent times.

O'Donnell a doubt for Glasgow trip after new ankle injury against Racing

The Munster openside damaged his right ankle a week after hurting his left.

'This team is pretty emotionally intelligent' - Erasmus proud of Munster in Paris

The southern province moved to the top of Pool 1 of the Champions Cup with a big win over Racing.

O'Gara impressed by Munster as Racing get 'schooled in every department' ROG

O'Gara impressed by Munster as Racing get 'schooled in every department'

The legendary former Munster out-half was left dejected by Racing’s poor performance.

Sunday 8 January, 2017

Munster continue to show resilience in a season full of challenges

Rassie Erasmus was pleased with his side’s performance in a 32-7 win over Racing 92.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

Captain O'Mahony happy with Munster's 'mature' display in Paris

The blindside flanker was part of an excellent performance from Munster’s pack.

Munster crush Racing to move to top of Pool 1 on return to Paris

Rassie Erasmus’ men paid tribute to the memory of Anthony Foley in style.

Friday 6 January, 2017

Leinster among first to face redefined tackle directives but don't see 'drastic change'

Leo Cullen says the province have always been aware of the danger of high tackles.

Lancaster likely to be in demand as reputation grows with Leinster impact

The former England boss has earned the respect of the Leinster squad since joining in September.

Thursday 5 January, 2017

'A lot of it was trying to tidy up the way he moves, so he's at less risk in the future'

Johnny Sexton makes his return for Leinster against Zebre tomorrow night.

Johnny Sexton makes comeback as he captains Leinster in Pro12 clash with Zebre

The 31-year-old has recovered from a hamstring injury.

Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Marshall runs clever lines for Ulster after disappointment of November Tests

The 25-year-old Ulster centre explains some of his effective contributions in recent games.

Ulster decimated by front row injuries while Pienaar also sidelined

Les Kiss has also lost Craig Gilroy and Roger Wilson for Friday’s crucial clash with the Scarlets.

Tuilagi's Six Nations and Lions hopes ruined by season-ending knee injury

Leicester Tigers will be without one of their key men for the remainder of the campaign.

Tuesday 3 January, 2017

Racing 92 launch legal proceedings against Goosen over 'blatant fraud'

The Springbok has left the Parisian club despite having signed a four-year contract last season.

European priorities for provinces but Six Nations looms for Schmidt's Ireland

The national team gathered twice over the festive period ahead of the 2017 championship.

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