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Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 7 October, 2015


# pro12 - Monday 5 October, 2015

Girvan Dempsey gets two-year deal as Leinster backs coach while Murphy goes full-time with Ireland

The former fullback moves into Leo Cullen’s set up after three years as Academy manager.

# pro12 - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Bonus point win and resurgence of a spark for Leinster

The offloads from Leo Cullen’s men brought the RDS to its feet.

# pro12 - Friday 2 October, 2015

Leo Cullen makes two changes to Leinster side that beat Cardiff

Leo Cullen makes two changes to Leinster side that beat Cardiff

The starting XV has been named for the clash with the Dragons tomorrow at the RDS.

Andrew Trimble will become Ulster’s most capped player when the Pro12 returns tonight 190

Andrew Trimble will become Ulster’s most capped player when the Pro12 returns tonight

The winger will surpass Paddy Wallace’s mark of 189 appearances for his province.

Glasgow are in town and CJ Stander’s back in the Munster starting line-up

Felix Jones captains the side from fullback with centre David Johnston winning his second start.

# pro12 - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Samoa pick one-time Ulster number 10 for battle with wounded Springboks

Mike Stanley is one of three changes to the side that overcame USA on the opening weekend.

# pro12 - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

# pro12 - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Scholes shows his power, Connacht’s (almost) comeback and all your Pro12 highlights Provincial This post contains videos

Scholes shows his power, Connacht’s (almost) comeback and all your Pro12 highlights

Here’s how your favourite province is looking.

The winners and losers from the opening fortnight of the Pro12

The league is going back into storage after two exciting weekends.

# pro12 - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

21 months later: Ambition still burning in Mike Sherry after shoulder nightmare

For a long time, a comeback looked doubtful for Mike Sherry, but he made an emotional return to the field of play last month.

‘You have to be a little bit disappointed’: Craig Gilroy staying sharp in case Ireland’s call comes

After eight weeks in an international setup, it’s difficult to head back to Pro12 duty.

# pro12 - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Leinster expect Marty Moore back playing four weeks after foot surgery

It had been feared that the international tighthead would miss two months.

Chisholm in the frame for Munster debut, but Foley excited by academy lock Madigan

Francis Saili also looks close to getting over the concussion sustained in his nightmare debut against London Irish.

Connacht could be without some key men for trip to face Pro12 champs

Connacht’s quick men are hoping to shrug off some heavy bruising in time to visit Glasgow.

# pro12 - Friday 4 September, 2015

New boss Leo Cullen sees Leinster lose out in wet and windy Edinburgh

Ica Nacewa and Ben Te’o impressed however.

Connacht up and running as late Carr try slays visiting Dragons

The westerners began as they mean to go on in the Pro12.

Three debutants to start as Munster name youthful side for season opener

Anthony Foley’s men face Treviso in the Guinness Pro12 tomorrow night.

# pro12 - Thursday 3 September, 2015

‘I think in Ireland it’s been deemed to be too easy as a competition’

The Guinness Pro12′s new managing director, Martin Anayi, has plenty of work to do.

# pro12 - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Connacht install new attack coach, but have 4 injury worries before start of new season

Pat Lam’s centre options for the opening month of the season have taken a hit.

# pro12 - Friday 21 August, 2015

Connacht more ruthless, ‘harder on each other’ in pursuit of fine margins

After missing out in one heart-breaking circumstance after another, the western province believe their extra experience can get them over the line and in to the Champions Cup in 2016.

Leo Cullen: ‘It’s quite soon in my career as a coach, but Leinster too good to turn down’

It’s been a whirlwind 15 months from captain to coach.

‘As long as the hunger is there, I’ll keep playing on’ — John Muldoon

The Connacht captain’s current contract ends at the end of the season, but he intends on signing a new one.

# pro12 - Friday 3 July, 2015

Prospect of London-based clubs joining Pro12 distant for coming seasons

Italian sides Zebre and Treviso have paid their way and will continue to be part of the league.

All Black Mils Muliaina charged with sexual assault by South Wales Police

The New Zealander will appear in Cardiff Magistrates Court in August.

# pro12 - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

5am starts in an Auckland gym leave Isa Nacewa hungry for medals on Leinster return

The Kiwi has worked hard to get back in to shape, because he believes Jonathan Sexton makes anything possible.

# pro12 - Monday 1 June, 2015

Foley: ‘There’s always people that look at the dark side of things’

The Munster head coach says there are positives to take from his first season in charge.

# pro12 - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Non-Munster fans, here’s the highlights of Glasgow’s brilliant Pro12 final performance Great Scots This post contains videos

Non-Munster fans, here’s the highlights of Glasgow’s brilliant Pro12 final performance

Those of you who are Munster fans are welcome too if you can bear to watch.

# pro12 - Saturday 30 May, 2015

O’Connell powerless to prevent Munster career ending in defeat

The 35-year-old lock signed off with a Pro12 loss in his last game for Munster.

As it happened: Munster v Glasgow Warriors, Guinness Pro12 Final

We stood up and fought for 80 minutes of the Pro12 Grand Final.

O’Connell’s final stand and more talking points as Munster track down silverware

Strap yourselves in, because the Pro12 final is going to be intense.

‘More tries. More competitive. More punters – The season that the Pro12 fought back’

Neil Treacy reflects on a record-breaking year for the league.

# pro12 - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

There will be four rounds of Pro12 fixtures during this year’s Rugby World Cup

Meanwhile, Connacht have confirmed contract extensions for four promising Irish players.

# pro12 - Monday 25 May, 2015

Munster and Glasgow will have the world’s best referee in charge of their Pro12 title tilt

Here’s hoping Munster’s good times with the Welshman just keep rolling on.

# pro12 - Saturday 23 May, 2015

5 talking points after Munster come through Pro12 semi-final thriller

Paulie’s goodbye, Keatley’s wobbles and more of the big issues from Thomond Park.

Foley’s Munster survive madcap finish to squeeze into Pro12 final

The southern province move on to face Glasgow in the decider next weekend in Belfast.

Analysis: Offloading Ospreys likely to push Munster all the way

Steve Tandy’s squad has undergone a regeneration in recent seasons but has emerged as an attacking force.

# pro12 - Friday 22 May, 2015

Missing grunt and more talking points before Ulster’s Pro12 semi in Glasgow

This has the makings to be the best Pro12 play-off ever.

# pro12 - Thursday 21 May, 2015

O’Connor leaves ‘disappointed and frustrated’ with Leinster form

The Australian says the European exploits under his watch was a journey to be proud of.

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