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# pro12 - Yesterday’s News


# pro12 - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Leinster hope to have Sexton back in harness for Christmas inter-pros

Head coach Leo Cullen well get a full report on Sexton’s progress in Santry tomorrow.

# pro12 - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Foley death forced Lam to think about family's future and leave Connacht behind

The Samoan coach is looking forward to making more history in Bristol.

Connacht centre Ronaldson ruled out for over a month, will miss big European and inter-pro clashes

Matt Healy and Ronan Loughney are being reintegrated in training after suffering non-match inflicted injuries last week.

# pro12 - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Six-month notice clause prompted Lam decision this week

The Connacht boss is heading for Bristol next summer.

# pro12 - Monday 5 December, 2016

# pro12 - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Huge boost for Connacht ahead of Wasps clash as they ease past Treviso

The Westerners were too strong for the Italian side, as they won 47-8.

# pro12 - Friday 2 December, 2016

Munster hold off Glasgow challenge to stay top of the Pro12

Munster have a one point advantage on the Ospreys with more Pro12 action coming tomorrow

Ulster boosted by Henry and McCloskey return for Cardiff trip

The weather forced the northern province to postpone last weekend’s meeting with Zebre and they are in bad need of a win.

Connacht hand Springbok Boshoff first start as Lam rings the changes for Treviso clash

The western province take on the Italian side at the Sportsground tomorrow.

Joey Carbery at 10 as Leinster look to bounce back against Dragons

The Athy man is the only international involved against Australia who will feature at the RDS tomorrow.

# pro12 - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Surgery puts Griffin out until March, but Connacht welcome Matt Healy back

The western province won’t have their internationals back this week, but on the whole their injury problems are on the wane.

'I'd play for Terenure if I could': Cooney desperate for game-time after long lay-off

The scrum-half has returned from a shoulder injury suffered in the Grand Final and is hoping to get another run-out against Treviso.

'Dreams become reality': International success inspires provinces, says Erasmus

‘If it’s good for us it must be great for Leinster because they have about 15 or 17 guys in the 22.’

'On the bench you have to know roles for all positions,' but no time for 9s to practice on the wing

Luke McGrath was impressed by the way Kieran Marmion adapted to an all new role on Saturday.

# pro12 - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Erasmus warns table toppers Munster: 'Now we are going into big games'

A trip to Glasgow Warriors is next up for the southern province after a facile win over Treviso yesterday.

# pro12 - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'We made it difficult for ourselves': Cullen urges young Leinster side to get smart

‘When you play someone in the air you need to understand the consequences.’

Connacht quartet come through return unscathed, but Ronaldson may sit out next week

Tiernan O’Halloran returned from Ireland camp just in time to replace the centre.

# pro12 - Friday 25 November, 2016

14-man Leinster rally late on to earn unlikely bonus point in thrilling encounter against Scarlets

Barry Daly saw red as Leinster tasted defeat in Wales.

Connacht overcome Cardiff as Springbok Boshoff makes his debut

The western province got the winning feeling back in Galway tonight.

Too cold for comfort: Ulster's home clash with Zebre postponed due to frozen pitch

If you’re on your way to Kingspan Stadium, turn back.

# pro12 - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

New Connacht 10 Boshoff 'ready to go' for debut against Cardiff

‘He needs to get out and play a game,’ says head coach Pat Lam.

# pro12 - Friday 18 November, 2016

Postponed after Foley death, Munster's meeting with Racing 92 scheduled for January

Munster’s Pro12 trip to Edinburgh has been postponed to facilitate the European match.

# pro12 - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Adam Byrne shines as Leinster power past Zebre to return to the top of the Pro12

Meanwhile, Ireland 7s captain Tom Daly had a debut to remember.

# pro12 - Friday 4 November, 2016

Ruthless Munster thump Ospreys in bonus-point win

Rassie Erasmus’ men ran out 33-0 winners.

Late Connacht onslaught not enough as Dragons leapfrog champions in the table

The western province made a slow start in Wales.

Poor first-half performance from Ulster proves costly against Edinburgh

The northern province trailed by 18 points at half-time.

# pro12 - Monday 31 October, 2016

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Missed the Pro12 inter-pros this weekend? All the best bits are right here

It was a good weekend for the eastern and southern provinces.

# pro12 - Saturday 29 October, 2016

'In the final we sat off and watched Connacht play': New cast for renewal of Leinster-Connacht rivalry

Connacht have won the last two meetings between the sides, but it’s whole new ball game in the RDS.

# pro12 - Friday 28 October, 2016

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

We went minute-by-minute for the first of this weekend’s inter-pros.

'He's gassing past us in training!' Healy backs fired-up Mike Ross to see more Ireland action

“He was accepting, but pretty pissed off,” Cian Healy said of his long-term front row partner.

'We all have to try and pick up the slack together and try and fill the void that Axel has left'

Hooker Niall Scannell views tonight’s inter-pro clash with Ulster as a welcome distraction after a tough two weeks.

RDS still a hoodoo to be broken for Pro12 champions Connacht

Leinster have felt the full force of Connacht in Galway and Edinburgh, but hold a proud record on home turf.

# pro12 - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Taute vows to 'serve the jersey with the pride and passion it deserves' during short Munster stay

The Springbok was signed on a short-term deal to cover Francis Saili’s absence and has already made his presence felt.

# pro12 - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief

Director of rugby Erasmus is trying to prepare a side to face Ulster after the intensely emotional win over Glasgow Warriors.

Keith Earls out of Chicago Test after receiving 2-week ban for tip tackle

The Munster wing will be eligible to play again before Ireland’s meeting with Canada on November 12.

# pro12 - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster

The out-half only played 40 minutes of Leinster’s loss to Montpellier and had taken a back seat on goal-kicking.

# pro12 - Friday 14 October, 2016

‘I’d be licking my lips': ROG v Munster an intriguing battle for O'Callaghan

‘No one gives them a chance, they barely qualified. It could be a great story.’

# pro12 - Monday 10 October, 2016

Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster

A disciplinary committee will convene on Wednesday to judge the incident involving the prop and Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park.

# pro12 - Saturday 8 October, 2016

Lam thrilled with Connacht cohesion in 'horrendous week of disruptions'

‘We have our system, but what brings it to life is the culture.’

# pro12 - Friday 7 October, 2016

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster

That and more points to ponder after Pat Lam defeated Ulster for the first time.

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