Rugby - Today’s News
There are welcome returns to action for Marnitz Boshoff, Darragh Leader and Cian Kelleher.
The former Munster number eight has called time on his playing career.
Chris Henry and Jared Payne remain injured as the northern province attempt to snatch the fourth play-off place out of Ospreys’ claws.
A win over Treviso tomorrow would guarantee that outcome.
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The Stormers shipped nine tries in Dunedin this morning.
The 20-year-old prop is gaining experience on the other side of the world.
Forget rugby, there’s no place in any sport for players reacting like this.
The 21-year-old first burst onto the scene as a loosehead prop.
Passing, sniping, kicking, defending and organising are all key parts of playing at nine.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
Aristide Barraud, who played at fly-half or scrum-half for Italian club Mogliano, was advised to give up the sport.
The tighthead prop will move into a new line of work after retiring this summer.
Pat Lam and Ian Madigan might be heading to a Premiership club after all.
The centre faced a Pro12 disciplinary panel today over comments made to referee Ian Davies.
The 27-year-old flanker is set to leave the province this summer.
Ian Evans, who toured Australia four years ago, has admitted defeat in his bid to regain full fitness.
Kieran Keane will take over a squad after some considerable personnel turnover.
The eastern province have named 22-year-old Ross Molony as captain for the Friday night clash.
The blindside probably won’t be fit until June.
The Emerald Warriors are aiming to bring the Union Cup to Dublin in 2019.
The duo will turn their attention to the English second tier after one last European play-off push.
Rugby - Wednesday 26 April, 2017
The Connacht star is set to attend a Disciplinary Hearing in Cardiff via video link tomorrow.
In an utterly absorbing passage of play, Saracens killed off the Champions Cup semi-final.
The prop will step away from the game to take up a job with a software company.
The wounds from Sunday’s Champions Cup exit are still raw for Leinster and Johnny Sexton but there are also huge positives to take heading into the final weeks of the season.
The former Ireland head coach looks back on the Irish provinces’ semi-final defeat in Europe.
Warren Gatland’s squad will be a poorer place if the Leinster centre doesn’t travel, says Shane Horgan.
Jerry Flannery, Felix Jones and Jacques Nienaber are all set to stay put.
Rugby - Tuesday 25 April, 2017
Ireland rugby international Hannah Tyrrell on the eating disorder that overshadowed her teenage years
The flanker was forced to watch Leinster’s Champions Cup semi-final defeat from his sofa.
The prop helped both club and country to considerable success over the last number of years.
The Ireland international’s season may be over.
Galway pair Eoin McKeon and Darragh Leader have signed new deals with the province.
The province also say that scrum-half Conor Murray remains a doubt ahead of the trip to Treviso.
The tighthead is a two-time winner of the Six Nations, Heineken Cup and Pro12.
The Leinster man will head to New Zealand with a strong chance of being the Test tighthead.
Rugby - Monday 24 April, 2017
The head coach says he is ‘genuinely excited’ about Leinster’s future given the age profile of his squad yesterday.
Itoje, Farrell and Lopez make up the shortlist.
Sean O’Brien is back running after his hamstring injury.
Sefa Naivalu was lucky to escape unhurt.
“Donncha is a phenomenon,” says Warriors director of rugby Gary Gold.