Rugby - Today’s News
The Connacht head coach will depart for England following the conclusion of the 2016/17 campaign.
The young out-half is primed to take centre stage for Leinster in Europe later this week after another standout performance against Dragons.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
Lansdowne stay top of 1A for the winter break, while Buccaneers can also enjoy the festive season that bit more
All the weekend’s action from both Division 1A and 1B.
Damage to his anterior cruciate ligament means the Wales flanker will require surgery.
'We have to be expecting to win big games': Clermont a formidable foe in season-defining weeks for Ulster
Tommy Bowe looks ahead to the formidable challenge of facing Clermont in their own backyard.
Concerns over a head injury have been calmed by the club.
George Ford insists England were nowhere near their best despite a 16-point defeat of Australia.
Here’s how the last seven days played out in 140 characters or less.
Rugby - Saturday 3 December, 2016
Leinster got the job done tonight and now the focus turns to the Champions Cup.
That’s now four wins from four for the provinces this weekend.
Charles Piutau, Stuart McCloskey, Kyle McCall, Chris Henry and Louis Ludik all scored tries for the Irish side.
England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.
Can Messi break his scoring duck or will Isco keep him quiet?
The Westerners were too strong for the Italian side, as they won 47-8.
Eddie Jones’ side were too strong for the Wallabies at Twickenham.
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The eastern province face the Dragons at the RDS tonight without their first-choice out-half.
We chat to presenter of the hugely-popular sports show, Eoin McDevitt, ahead of its latest milestone.
Fergus McFadden will be back running next week after ‘almost’ tearing his quad off the bone. Perfect timing for a new-look Six Nations.
Rugby - Friday 2 December, 2016
Munster have a one point advantage on the Ospreys with more Pro12 action coming tomorrow
Plus, all the weekend’s key fixtures.
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Anthony Eddy’s side have gotten better as the Dubai leg of the world series has gone on.
Rugby players feature prominently but there are one or two surprises.
The weather forced the northern province to postpone last weekend’s meeting with Zebre and they are in bad need of a win.
The western province take on the Italian side at the Sportsground tomorrow.
The Athy man is the only international involved against Australia who will feature at the RDS tomorrow.
Anthony Eddy’s side will face Spain in this afternoon’s final.
With a little help from a lamp-post.
Rugby - Thursday 1 December, 2016
Meanwhile, Paul Dunne makes stunning start in South Africa, Conor McGregor gets pro boxing licence and Arsenal star to undergo surgery.
The former out-half won’t be part of Warren Gatland’s coaching team next summer.
However, Lucy Mulhall thought she had kicked the winning points before the referee asked for her conversion to be re-taken.
Andrew Trimble will also miss the back-to-back clashes with Clermont with a foot tendon problem.
Take it all back. They’re a great bunch of lads.
Rassie Erasmus has made six personnel changes to his team for tomorrow night’s game at Scotstoun Stadium.
The out-half will be back in the Pro12 from next season.
The towering second row was one of the stars of Ireland’s November series campaign.
Northern hemisphere teams bounced back in November after the southern success at last year’s World Cup, says Brett Gosper.
'Johnny struggles to let 6 hours go without thinking about rugby': Nacewa backs Sexton to power on at Leinster
If Sexton does end up being sidelined, the Leinster captain is confident Joey Carbery can steer the team in Europe.
Rugby - Wednesday 30 November, 2016
We'll Leave it There So: Six Nations bonus points, All-Ireland final ref's admission and all today's sport
Plus, former darts champion Eric Bristow has apologised for his widely condemned football sex abuse comments.
The tournament gets underway on 16 January.