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Rugby - Today’s News

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.

'You read the papers and we might as well not turn up': Jones laughs off England's injury crisis

The England coach named his squad for the championship opener against Italy today.

Here's what your province needs to happen in the decisive Champions Cup pool matches

Leinster are already through, and both Munster and Ulster know what they need to do this weekend to qualify for the knock-out stages.

Bandon edge past Munchin's for third straight year to advance to Munster quarter-final

A strong defensive effort saw Bandon record a two-point win in the Munster Senior Schools Cup earlier.

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Ireland name trimmed down squad for Six Nations warm up with Wales

New head coach Adam Griggs has given 13 players a weekend off.

'I've to roll out quicker and stay quiet as well': O'Mahony determined set a better example for Munster

Donnacha Ryan proved a frustrating figure for the Munster captain last weekend.

'If foreign players have been caught doing that, it is hindering home-grown players who are doing it the right way'

Chris Henry is less than impressed with Gerbrandt Grobler’s doping past.

Lessons to be learned for Irish rugby from Grobler case

‘From a values point of view, is it the right thing?’ And we need to have that discussion.’

Bath back row Mercer one of eight uncapped players in Eddie Jones' England squad

The England head coach has a host of injuries and suspensions to big-name players.

Rugby - Yesterday’s News

Joey jumps in, surprise omissions and more talking points as Ireland name Six Nations squad

Plus Jordan Larmour’s unstoppable rise continues with his 21st birthday still nine months away.

Christians cross five times to exact revenge upon Ard Scoil and reach Munster last eight

Ard Scoil put up a fight in Lansdowne but CBC eventually powered into the quarter-finals.

Last year's beaten finalists Glenstal edge Rockwell in nail-biter to reach Munster quarters

Last year’s beaten finalists overcame horrendous conditions in Limerick to see off the 26-time champions.

Fergus McFadden and 20-year-old Jordan Larmour included in Ireland squad for Six Nations

There are also deserved recalls for Sean Cronin and Rory Scannell as Joe Schmidt plots the opening rounds of the Six Nations.

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Aki fit for Connacht as training ground injuries rule out Bealham and Robb

Openside Jarrad Butler will also miss the Challenge Cup clash with Oyonnax after fracturing his hand in Worcester.

Cheekbone surgery sidelines Gilroy, but Herbst back for Ulster's trip to Wasps

The wing has undergone surgery to have a plate inserted after he was an early casualty in the hard-fought win over La Rochelle.

Bastareaud to miss Ireland game following 3-week suspension for homophobic slur

The Toulon centre made the remark to Benetton Rugby’s Sebastian Negri Da Oleggio last weekend.

Ireland's first opponents France name 19-year-old scrum-half in Six Nations squad

Jacques Brunel has picked six uncapped players in total.

Policy for proven dopers to be reviewed after Grobler signing - IRFU chief Browne

”Are we going to bring in drug cheats?’ The answer is: I don’t think we are.”

What's in a name? Aviva announce stadium sponsorship extension

The venue is the home of football and rugby in Ireland.

'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.

Eddie Jones signs England contract extension

The new deal includes a succession plan for the 2023 World Cup.

O'Mahony stands by Grobler's right to play as Van Graan denounces doping Gg

O'Mahony stands by Grobler's right to play as Van Graan denounces doping

‘Doping is wrong. You can never say anything good about it,’ says Munster head coach Johann van Graan.

Expansive Munster attack about 'inter-linked' approach for Van Graan

Johann van Graan wants to take an ‘inter-linked’ look at each area rather than single one department out for praise.

'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.

Rugby - 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.

EPCR investigating controversial claims by Toulon president in defence of Bastareaud

Toulon and France centre Mathieu Bastereaud was cited for calling an opponent a ‘f***ing f**got’.

Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines

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

Crescent book Munster quarter-final place as they cruise to victory in Limerick derby

St Clement’s were no match for their neighbours in UL this afternoon.

Five-star Pres begin Munster Schools Senior Cup defence in style as they see off Castletroy

The youngest Scannell brother was on the mark as PBC saw off Castletroy in Ballyanly.

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.

O'Mahony hopeful of shaking off ankle knock after missing Munster training today

Conor Oliver has been added to the province’s squad for the pool 6 finale against Castres.

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.

'I’ve heard nothing from Joe... There is no point in getting up my hopes'

In-form Scarlets star Tadhg Beirne says he is hoping but not necessarily expecting to be part of Ireland’s Six Nations squad.

Rugby - Monday 15 January, 2018

Ireland and Ulster legend Tommy Bowe to retire at end of season

The 33-year-old announced the news via his official Twitter account today.

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Toulon back Bastareaud after homophobic slur that could see France centre miss Six Nations

The 29-year-old was picked up on camera calling Treviso’s Sebastian Negri a ‘f**king f**got’ in the European Champions Cup yesterday.

Munster's Ciara Griffin appointed new Ireland captain

The flanker has 17 caps to her name and is described as a ‘natural leader.’

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.

'We've to make sure this is not another false dawn': Best urges Ulster to back up big performance

The Ireland captain had to wait a long time to taste victory for Ulster, and he’s intent on repeating the feat on Sunday.

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