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Rugby - Today’s News

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We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy's Olympic sacrifice, Huth and Fellaini banned and today's sport

Elsewhere, Peter O’Mahony has 10 days to prove his fitness, Kieran Donaghy back to Irish basketball’s top tier and Dylan Hartley nears return.

Hartley finally fit for return after suffering concussion in Six Nations triumph seven weeks ago

It comes as a boost for Northampton Saints in their bid to secure Champions Cup rugby for next season.

O'Mahony refuses to give up on chance to tour South Africa with Ireland just yet

The 26-year-old says he has a big decision to make in the next 10 days.

The Barbarians to return to Ireland for Fiji clash at Kingspan Stadium

A highly-entertaining game awaits in Belfast in November.

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Cooper dropped from contention for Australia's Olympics sevens squad

The Toulon playmaker struggled in his two tournaments in the seven-man code.

Mandela bodyguard claims the All Blacks were poisoned in 1995

Conspiracy theories surrounding a sudden illness in the squad have swirled for two decades.

Peter Stringer will have competition for his place from Mike Phillips next season

The experienced Welsh scrum-half will join the Aviva Premiership club from Racing 92.

Clontarf playmaker Carbery showing Leinster quality in Ulster Bank League

The 20-year-old is hoping for further playing opportunities under Leo Cullen next season.

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters' Cj

'I get goosebumps when I run onto the pitch and hear the Munster supporters'

CJ Stander won’t be looking for the limelight in what may be his final game as Munster captain.

CJ Stander voted IRUPA Players' Player of the Year, Van der Flier named Young Player

The annual awards ceremony took place in Dublin this evening.

Rugby - Yesterday’s News

We'll Leave It There So: Dublin derby, Dembele charged and all of today's sport

Miss any of today’s news? Catch up with our round-up here.

'People have written us off but now they think this is a team who can go and win the title'

Ulster are in buoyant mood after blowing Leinster away but now must prove their credentials again this weekend.

Lions and Scotland scrum-half to quit rugby and set up whisky business

Chris Cusiter’s game-time at Sale Sharks this season has been limited due to the form of Peter Stringer.

Quins out-half pays tribute to O'Shea as he moves to France to replace Trinh-Duc

Italian scrum-half Tito Tebaldi is also leaving The Stoop.

'I want to fight to the end' - Foley and Munster set for last stand in Thomond

The Scarlets come to Limerick on Saturday on the final day of the Pro12 regular season.

Rugby - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: The world comes to terms with Leicester's title and all today's sport

Hey, you made it through the toughest part of the post-Bank Holiday week, give yourself some sport to celebrate.

Time for the final round of Pro12 games, here's where you can watch your province in action

All six matches will kick-off at the same time this weekend.

Sexton: There are things wrong with the environment that need a long time to fix

The out-half says Leinster are still nowhere near where they want to be but finishing the season with silverware may accelerate the process.

Aki and Healy return to help Connacht bounce back against reigning champs Glasgow

A win over the Warriors will bring the Pro12 semi-finals to Galway.

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Ex-Leinster lock Flanagan joins Premiership powerhouse Saracens

The 26-year-old Westmeath man has signed a two-year deal with Mark McCall’s side.

Connacht confirm signing of fullback Kelleher from Leinster

The 21-year-old prospect has signed a two-year deal with the western province.

Former Munster hooker Fogarty forced to retire due to shoulder injury

He won a Heineken Cup medal with the province back in 2006.

Rugby - Monday 2 May, 2016

'It's your job and you've a lot of pride playing for Leinster. You're embarrassed coming in'

Jack McGrath admits Leinster’s players are hurting after their abject performance over the weekend.

Fitzgerald suffers another injury setback as Leinster lick their wounds after Ulster defeat

Josh van der Flier is also nursing an ankle knock from Saturday’s chastening afternoon in Belfast.

Wasps hooker retiring at end of season to take up theatre career in the West End

From the front row to the West End – Edd Shervington is planning a career on the stage.

IRFU reveal ticket prices for November games against New Zealand, Australia and Canada

Fans can get their hands on tickets from June onwards.

Freddie Michalak is leaving Toulon for Top 14's newest side

The veteran out-half will join Lyon ahead of next season.

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Munster stand up and fight, Connacht lose and Ulster blow Leinster away - Pro12 highlights

Catch up with the weekend’s action on this Bank Holiday Monday.

Rugby - Sunday 1 May, 2016

It's Sunday so here's 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From the Punchestown Festival to the NBA playoffs and everything in between.

England prop Joe Marler says he's seeking psychological help after recent on-field incidents

He’s received a pair of two-week bans in the past two months.

The Rock in rugby, GoT fan demands and more of your sporting Tweets of the Week

Here’s what we could see in the flames this week.

Rugby - Saturday 30 April, 2016

'It was a bit dramatic from Pienaar' - Cullen hits out at referee after Belfast defeat

But Les Kiss insisted George Clancy got the decision absolutely spot on.

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Irish international Jamie Hagan makes first Super Rugby start in 10-try thriller

Blues and Rebels served up a classic while Highlanders ended their losing run.

Was George Clancy right to award Ulster a penalty try after Kearney's professional foul? Defining Moment This post contains a poll

Was George Clancy right to award Ulster a penalty try after Kearney's professional foul?

The penalty try set Ulster on their way to a big win.

Ulster trounce Leinster to tighten their grip on Pro12 semi-final spot

An impressive performance saw Les Kiss’s side narrowly miss out on a bonus point.

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Guinness Pro12

There’s an important inter-provincial clash down for decision this afternoon at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast.

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