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# pro12 - Yesterday’s News

Tighthead Carey makes debut as Connacht chase first points of the season

The defending champions welcome Edinburgh to Galway in bad need of a win.

# pro12 - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Henshaw hoping to prove fitness fast enough to make Leinster debut against Munster

If everything goes to plan, the ex-Connacht man hopes to make his bow in blue at the Aviva Stadium.

Contract running out, but Kirchner unsure if he must follow Pienaar out of Ireland

The Springbok ‘wouldn’t mind staying,’ but may not be given the choice.

# pro12 - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

‘Rossy, you were born in the ‘70s!’: Relentless Furlong ready to take over tighthead mantle

The Wexford man is good friends with his mentor and rival for the number three shirt.

# pro12 - Monday 26 September, 2016

Edinburgh lock cited for charge that forced Jack O'Donoghue off injured at Thomond Park

Fraser McKenzie will miss Friday’s trip to Connacht if he picks up a ban.

Sexton through comeback without a hitch as McFadden and Nagle resume full training

The utility back picked up a thigh injury before the province’s sole defeat this season.

# pro12 - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Rassie Erasmus hopeful injury suffered to Jack O’Donoghue not as bad as first feared

The flanker was stretchered off in yesterday’s win over Edinburgh.

'If I start listening to people then I'll lose focus on the job': Lam brushes off talk of Connacht crisis

The defending champions are still without a point after three games this season.

# pro12 - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Williams piles woe on Connacht as defending champs stay rooted to foot of Pro12 table

Niyi Adeolokun had given Pat Lam’s men a first-half lead in Wales.

Murray sniffs out two tries to help Munster claim bonus point win over Edinburgh

Conor Oliver and Dave O’Callaghan also crossed the whitewash as Rassie Erasmus’ men produced a commanding display.

Les Kiss in buoyant mood after Glasgow victory despite crucial calls going against Ulster

The northern province claimed their first league win at Scotstoun last night.

# pro12 - Friday 23 September, 2016

Ulster extend unbeaten run to four in Scotland despite unfortunate video decisions

Les Kiss’ side scored three tries to claim a five-point win.

Sexton stars as superb Leinster crush Ospreys with bonus-point victory at the RDS

The Welsh side entered the game with a maximum 15 points from their first three league games, but can have no complaints with tonight’s result.

Ultan Dillane set to bash from the back row as Connacht chase first win away to Scarlets

The powerful Kerryman is one of six changes from the side who started poorly away to Zebre.

Leinster coach Cullen: Second half showing must improve against physical, in-form Ospreys

The eastern province have relied heavily on their opening 40 so far this season.

# pro12 - Thursday 22 September, 2016

USA Rugby opens door to possible expansions from abroad, but 'reiterates support' for domestic league

‘Any outside competition would have to align within the strategy and plan we are developing.’

Sexton ready to hit the ground running against high-fliers in RDS after solid build-up

Head coach Leo Cullen reports that Sexton has been taking a full part in training for some time and won’t be taking on the Ospreys cold.

# pro12 - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

'It was pretty much a no-brainer for me' - Gibson-Park looking for more success with Leinster

The eastern province signed the scrum-half from the Hurricanes this summer.

# pro12 - Monday 19 September, 2016

Boost for Leinster and Ireland as Johnny Sexton returns ahead of busy schedule

Leinster coach Girvan Dempsey also gave an injury update on Rob Kearney.

# pro12 - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Munster return to winning ways with narrow victory over Dragons in Wales

The southern province won 20-16 in Newport this evening.

Promising Kelleher back for Connacht as Lam shuffles the deck

The western province are looking for their first win of the season against Zebre this evening.

Murray's return a boost with Munster eager to rebound from Cork defeat

Keith Earls is at 13 in an exciting backline, while Munster have picked a muscular pack for the Dragons.

# pro12 - Friday 16 September, 2016

Backline brimming with quality, Ulster aim for third consecutive Pro12 win

Les Kiss’ men welcome the Scarlets to Kingspan Stadium this evening.

Leinster keen to continue attacking progress as Gibson-Park directs

Leo Cullen has called on some experienced reinforcements for the clash with Edinburgh.

# pro12 - Thursday 15 September, 2016

Kiwi scrum-half Gibson-Park starts as Leinster bring back Ireland internationals

Leo Cullen’s men face Edinburgh at Murrayfield tomorrow.

# pro12 - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

'It would be great to get the green jersey back on again, that is top of the list' - Rodney Ah You

The 27-year-old moved to Ulster from Connacht in the close season and hopes that could earn him an international recall for Ireland.

Gordon D'Arcy on the arrival of Stuart Lancaster and Leinster's need for a clinical edge

Lancaster was relieved of his duties as English coach following a disappointing home World Cup.

# pro12 - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Analysis: Connacht not pushing panic buttons after poor Pro12 start

Pat Lam’s men need to fix their breakdown, stop slipping tackles and take confidence in attack.

'He’s thriving at this level' - Leinster confident of Carbery class

The 20-year-old created a score last weekend and had a pass picked off for a Glasgow try.

Leinster boosted by return of four Ireland internationals for Edinburgh

Jamie Heaslip, Devin Toner, Jack McGrath and Sean Cronin are available.

'You can see his footwork is exceptional' - Munster excited by Sweetnam

The 23-year-old was superb against Cardiff last weekend.

# pro12 - Saturday 10 September, 2016

'I'm pleased that we were better than we were last weekend' - Pat Lam

The Connacht head coach now turns his attention towards a trip to Zebre.

Connacht collapse as Ospreys deal second home defeat of Pro12 defence

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

Connacht will trust their 2-4-2 after getting international injection

Tiernan O’Halloran and Kieran Marmion start against the Ospreys this evening.

Lancaster's Leinster defence to be tested by dangerous Warriors

The eastern province will be looking for a big impact from their international back three.

# pro12 - Friday 9 September, 2016

Munster concerned over injuries as Rassie rues poor exit kicks against Cardiff

However, Keith Earls and Conor Murray are set to return next weekend.

Rassie Erasmus' Munster taste home defeat to Cardiff in Cork

Darren Sweetnam was superb for the southern province.

Keatley looks to control Munster as Stander makes provincial return

Rassie Erasmus will hope to see more of, and more from, Munster’s attacking this evening.

# pro12 - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'

Rob Lyttle and Jacob Stockdale are in impressive form early this season.

# pro12 - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Analysis: Encouraging signs for Munster as Erasmus' men make solid, simple start

The victory over the Scarlets last weekend was unglamorous but promising.

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