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Monday 18 March, 2019

'We had high hopes of improving': Ireland endure miserable Six Nations

Adam Griggs’ side finished fifth in the Women’s Six Nations, their worst finish in 13 years.

Sunday 17 March, 2019

Ireland defeated in Cardiff as Six Nations campaign ends with underwhelming defeat

Beibhinn Parsons opened the scoring, but after that Ireland failed to score a point in Cardiff.

Sunday 3 March, 2019

Van Graan insists Munster 'still in a brilliant place' despite Scarlets defeat

The province failed to muster a try during 10-6 defeat in Wales.

Saturday 2 March, 2019

Munster knocked off the top of Conference A after frustrating defeat in Wales

Glasgow Warriors have leapfrogged Johann van Graan’s side thanks to their win away to Zebre.

Monday 25 February, 2019

Beirne hoping Schmidt gets to watch back his man-of-the-match display against Ospreys

‘I even forgot my scrum cap,’ said Beirne after arriving late to help Munster win in Wales.

Saturday 26 January, 2019

Munster dig in to win hard-fought battle at Rodney Parade in terrible conditions

The Reds return to the top of their conference thanks to a narrow win over the Dragons.

Saturday 27 October, 2018

Friend rues missed opportunity for Connacht against weakened Ospreys

“They played a smart game and turned us around which we struggled to cope with,” said the head coach.

Friday 14 September, 2018

'He loves his country and wants to play for them': Warnock backs Harry Arter to end Ireland exile

Cardiff boss Neil Warnock expects to see Arter back in green soon.

Friday 9 March, 2018

'There's no long-lasting damage I'm aware of': Cullen hopeful on Sean O'Brien's shoulder injury Sob

'There's no long-lasting damage I'm aware of': Cullen hopeful on Sean O'Brien's shoulder injury

‘Bang on the shoulder’ forced Sean O’Brien off after just 27 minutes of his comeback.

Sunday 18 February, 2018

Van Graan rues 'basic errors' as Munster turn attention to 'the best team in the Pro14'

The southern province suffered a bonus-point defeat to Cardiff Blues.

Saturday 17 February, 2018

Poor first half hurts Munster but late Bleyendaal penalty snatches losing bonus point

Johann van Graan’s side slipped to defeat in Cardiff but managed to escape with a point.

Friday 24 November, 2017

Error-strewn but absorbing as Connacht go down to bonus-points defeat in Cardiff

The Westerners were beaten by six points but racked up four tries in the process.

Friday 29 September, 2017

Connacht give champions a scare, but lose 9-try shootout with Scarlets

A fourth loss of the season for the western province, but they delivered their best performance to secure a try-scoring bonus point.

Saturday 16 September, 2017

Valuable win in Wales keeps undefeated Munster on top

Tries from Jean Kleyn and Darren Sweetnam helped last season’s finalists to overcome Ospreys.

Wednesday 5 July, 2017

'We've kept in contact with Joe about the job': NZRU boss sees Schmidt, Lam and Gatland among All Black options

Steve Tew thinks Joe Schmidt has the vision and the existing knowledge of Kiwi rugby to make him a candidate to take over from Steve Hansen.

Saturday 29 April, 2017

Ospreys fend off Ulster comeback and all but end their Pro12 dream

It was make or break for the northern province, but Ospreys came out on top.

Thursday 16 March, 2017

'What Irish roots?’ - Coleman focused on Welsh challenge ahead of next week's clash with Ireland

The Welsh boss also explained why he’s called up Ben Woodburn.

Friday 3 March, 2017

'She'll always be with us': Tragic death of 20-year-old gives Wales a mission against Ireland

Talented back Elli Norkett was involved in a fatal car crash in south Wales last weekend.

Saturday 18 February, 2017

Late try the difference as Munster pull off big result to return to top of Pro12 table

They edged past Ospreys in the dying minutes of play.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

Connacht injury problems grow as Ospreys profit from bright start

Out-half Jack Carty and openside Jake Heenan were forced off during the first-half against the high-flying Ospreys.