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#Match Report

# match-report - Friday 19 May, 2017

Stunning Scarlets shock dire Leinster to make Pro12 history at the RDS

The Welsh region were entirely deserving of their victory in Dublin.

# match-report - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Connacht end with a whimper as 7-try Munster roar to Pro12 summit

Connacht’s defence could not hold up to a hungry Munster onslaught.

# match-report - Friday 28 April, 2017

Lights out for Glasgow as Carbery secures Leinster's 10th consecutive Pro12 win

Leo Cullen’s men were made to work hard late on at the RDS against the Warriors.

# match-report - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Munster's European dream ended in Dublin by impressive Saracens

Mark McCall’s side were superb once again and emerged with a deserved 26-10 win.

# match-report - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Munster move top of Pro12 as Ulster miss prime chance to boost play-off hopes

Tries from Keith Earls, Dave O’Callaghan and Angus Lloyd powered the southern province to victory.

# match-report - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Munster into Champions Cup semi after late flourish ends stubborn Toulouse

There were injuries to Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls and CJ Stander, however.

Carbery takes command as Leinster see off Wasps in European quarter-final

Leo Cullen’s men sealed a semi-final spot with tries from Nacewa, Conan, Henshaw and McFadden.

# match-report - Saturday 18 March, 2017

Ireland's Six Nations finishes on high as they deny England a Grand Slam

Joe Schmidt’s men were brilliant as they rained on the English parade.

# match-report - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Ireland two games away from a Grand Slam after victory over France

Tom Tierney’s side beat visiting France 13-10 at Donnybrook this afternoon.

# match-report - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Murray and Sexton to the fore as Ireland keep Six Nations title bid alive

The Irish halfback pairing were superb as Joe Schmidt’s side saw off France on a 19-9 scoreline.

# match-report - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Two hat-tricks as Schmidt's Ireland hammer Italy to get Six Nations bid rolling

Joe Schmidt’s men scored nine tries in a dominant performance in Rome.

# match-report - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Second-half revival not enough as Schmidt's Ireland slip to dire defeat in Scotland

Rory Best and his side were hugely disappointing in the opening 40 minutes.

# match-report - Friday 3 February, 2017

Carolan's U20s make it two wins from two for Ireland in Scotland

Paul Boyle’s late try won it for the visitors at Broadwood Stadium.

Late, late Murphy try gives Ireland opening night bonus-point win in Scotland

The Ireland centre crashed over from close range to grab a bonus-point win for Tom Tierney’s side.

# match-report - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Connacht agonisingly miss out on quarter-finals with defeat in Toulouse

Pat Lam’s men needed only three points, but couldn’t find them.

# match-report - Friday 20 January, 2017

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.

# match-report - Saturday 14 January, 2017

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.

# match-report - Saturday 7 January, 2017

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.

# match-report - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Erasmus' Munster battle to away win against Connacht in the Galway rain

Hooker Rhys Marshall scored an important maul try, while Ian Keatley was sharp with the boot.

# match-report - Monday 26 December, 2016

Munster move clear at top of Pro12 with bonus-point win over Leinster

Rassie Erasmus’ men scored four tries in a convincing win at Thomond Park.

# match-report - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Shoddy Saints hit for 60 as 9-try Leinster tighten grip on Champions Cup pool

Northampton rested big names for the trip to Dublin and took a festive pounding.

Carty the hero as Connacht grab stunning late win over Wasps

The Connacht out-half won it with the last kick of the game.

# match-report - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Lam's Connacht left empty handed in frustrating defeat to Wasps

Pat Lam’s men were dire at the lineout and missed crucial chances from the tee.

# match-report - Saturday 10 December, 2016

Tigers don't get a sniff as Sweetnam stars in magnificent Munster win

Erasmus’ men never looked in danger with brilliant performances all over the park.

Henderson helps Ulster to impressive bonus-point win over Clermont

Les Kiss’ men were in try-scoring form at Kingspan Stadium.

# match-report - Friday 9 December, 2016

Hartley sees red as Leinster's pack send the Saints marching to bonus-point defeat

Leinster secured their extra point after the England captain committed an act of sheer stupidity.

# match-report - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Schmidt watches on as clinical Black Ferns have too much class for Ireland

Ireland couldn’t cope with the searing counter attack of the Kiwi visitors.

# match-report - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Ireland end brilliant November series with nerve-wracking win over Wallabies

Joe Schmidt’s men were decimated by injuries once again.

# match-report - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Ireland left frustrated and tryless as All Blacks edge brutal battle in Dublin

Beauden Barrett was involved in all three of the Kiwi’s tries at the Aviva Stadium.

# match-report - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Ireland narrowly lose out to world champions England in first November Test

Nora Stapleton scored all of Ireland’s points in a 12-10 defeat at the UCD Bowl.

# match-report - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Connacht influence strong as Schmidt's Ireland run eight tries past Canada

Ultan Dillane was man of the match as Tiernan O’Halloran shone at fullback.

# match-report - Friday 28 October, 2016

Scannell's dramatic drop goal seals superb win for Munster in Belfast

Ulster had their own late chance to steal it with a drop-goal at Kingspan Stadium.

# match-report - Saturday 22 October, 2016

14-man Munster pay Axel the ultimate tribute with sensational Thomond Park win

Peter O’Mahony and his men were utterly sublime in scoring five tries against Glasgow.

# match-report - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Bonus-point win gets Leinster's European season off to solid start at the RDS

Leo Cullen’s men were dominant at the scrum and maul to secure maximum points.

# match-report - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Connacht collapse as Ospreys deal second home defeat of Pro12 defence

Pat Lam’s men gave up a bonus point again in Galway.

# match-report - Friday 9 September, 2016

Rassie Erasmus' Munster taste home defeat to Cardiff in Cork

Darren Sweetnam was superb for the southern province.

# match-report - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Robbie Keane's international career ends in fitting fashion as Ireland see off Oman

The Tallaght native was making his final appearance in a green jersey this evening.

# match-report - Friday 26 August, 2016

Leinster end pre-season with five-try defeat to Bath in Donnybrook

Cian Healy and Rob Kearney made promising returns for the eastern province.

# match-report - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Leinster squeeze past Gloucester to record second pre-season victory

Leo Cullen’s men played some exciting rugby in patches.

All Blacks dismantle Cheika's Wallabies in superb Bledisloe performance

All Blacks dismantle Cheika's Wallabies in superb Bledisloe performance

Steve Hansen’s men were on fire on Australian soil.

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