Rugby - Today’s News
There are also doubts over Andrew Conway and Jack O’Donoghue for Saturday’s Champions Cup quarter-final.
Saturday’s win over Cardiff was far from perfect, but it’s perhaps exactly what the province needed ahead of their biggest challenge of the season.
The 33-year-old is set for a move to the Top 14 this summer.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
The old foes meet again in the Champions Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.
The final round of regular season games took place today.
“That needs to change – the top seven should go through.”
Leinster and Munster occupy the top two places in the Guinness Pro12 this morning.
Rugby - Saturday 25 March, 2017
Check out our round-up of this week’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A.
Tim Swinson, the home lock, saw red for a swinging left-arm smash on a player in green.
Leo Cullen says his players will take valuable lessons from today’s game.
It wasn’t a vintage performance but the eastern province got over the line to move back top of the Pro12.
It was a game in which the outcome was rarely in doubt with the Irish side taking a 24-7 half-time lead.
Former Munster and Ireland back row Denis Leamy has enjoyed success as head coach of Clonmel RFC.
‘He’s a genuine threat every time he’s got the ball in his hands.’
Rugby - Friday 24 March, 2017
John Andrew’s late try sealed a hard-fought win for the Ulstermen.
We look ahead to Saturday’s Division 1A and 1B matches around the country.
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The experienced pair have both undergone ‘minor procedures’ to remedy injury issues.
Rassie Erasmus has made five personnel changes for the clash in Italy.
Fresh from international duty, Cian Healy, Dan Leavy and Luke McGrath all start.
The scrum-half is among the returning frontliners for the trip to Scotland.
The fall-out from last weekend’s controversial clash in Paris continues.
With the Chiefs and Hurricanes on a bye week, the Canterbury side move top of the Super Rugby standings.
The 23-year-old understands that he must prove himself to Joe Schmidt at provincial level again.
The former Connacht back will be part of Kieran Keane’s coaching staff next season.
Rugby - Thursday 23 March, 2017
The Munster back row is a strong candidate to be the next Ireland captain.
World Rugby have also confirmed the match officials for Ireland’s summer tour.
Munster’s player development manager will take the role on an interim basis for the tournament in Georgia.
The Galway native will move into the senior coaching box after 13 years in charge of the academy.
Ireland’s CJ Stander finished second in the public vote.
Paddy Jackson is among the replacements for Ulster despite not featuring against England.
The worst was feared for the Springbok, but exploratory surgery yesterday showed only cartilage damage and he faces a four-month recovery.
Players with a suspected concussion will not be allowed return in the same match.
IRFU chief executive Philip Browne helped to host a World Rugby technical review group in recent days.
Erasmus says that he tried to recruit locks from rival provinces before calling Deysel.
‘When Conor has had niggles, Kieran has done all the training. But that gives him confidence.’
The loosehead had hoped for more than his minutes in the Six Nations, but the next challenge is coming too quickly to look back.
Rugby - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
Denis Coulson and Chris Farrell arrived at the police station this morning.
The positive is that he doesn’t require surgery on his shoulder.
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