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Saturday 27 February, 2021

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'
# Comeback
# Comeback

'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'

Sat 12:58 PM 10,430 Views 6 Comments

Joey Carbery made his Munster return last night, kicking an excellent conversion.

Friday 19 February, 2021

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons
# Scrappy
# Scrappy

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons

Feb 19th 2021, 10:18 PM 29,143 Views 68 Comments

The province never fully got going in difficult conditions.

Sunday 1 November, 2020

Munster prove too much for Dragons as they continue spotless start in Newport
# Four From Four
# Four From Four

Munster prove too much for Dragons as they continue spotless start in Newport

Nov 1st 2020, 4:33 PM 14,766 Views 19 Comments

Matt Gallagher touched down twice and Calvin Nash bagged another as Munster held off their hosts in difficult conditions.

Saturday 22 February, 2020

'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test
# 12 Out Of 12
# 12 Out Of 12

'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test

Feb 22nd 2020, 4:40 PM 6,137 Views 1 Comment

The Leinster boss also hailed the scrum as being a big weapon in victory at The Gnoll.

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Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'

Feb 18th 2020, 3:23 PM 18,815 Views 14 Comments

The Welsh coaching staff are irked at the refereeing of the set-piece, and have shone a spotlight on the Irish prop.

Saturday 15 February, 2020

Ulster fall to PRO14 defeat against lowly Ospreys
# Wings Clipped
# Wings Clipped

Ulster fall to PRO14 defeat against lowly Ospreys

Feb 15th 2020, 7:27 PM 14,494 Views 51 Comments

It finished 26-24 to the hosts at the Liberty Stadium.

Thursday 6 February, 2020

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown

Feb 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 22,833 Views 11 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.

Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Gambling firm's integrity unit blew whistle on Wales assistant coach Howley
# In The Spotlight
# In The Spotlight

Gambling firm's integrity unit blew whistle on Wales assistant coach Howley

Sep 18th 2019, 12:00 PM 57,207 Views 39 Comments

‘We’re checking in on his wellbeing as we formalise our processes to get through the investigation,’ says WRU CEO Martyn Phillips.

Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences
# Disruption
# Disruption

Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences

Sep 17th 2019, 5:06 PM 66,289 Views 58 Comments

The Assistant Head Coach was not present at the team’s official welcome ceremony yesterday.

Saturday 24 August, 2019

Gatland ready to experiment in next week's warm-up against Ireland
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Gatland ready to experiment in next week's warm-up against Ireland

Aug 24th 2019, 10:10 PM 11,095 Views 16 Comments

After training in Turkish heat, Gatland is expected to give his fringe players a last chance to cement a place in the 31-man squad.

Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Spence finds green pastures in coaching after sour end to international career
# Irish Rugby
# Irish Rugby

Spence finds green pastures in coaching after sour end to international career

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:35 PM 11,240 Views 2 Comments

Having thrived in the engine room with Ireland, Spence is coaching with Penclawdd men’s team in Wales.

Monday 18 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 18th 2019, 7:09 PM 7,407 Views 5 Comments

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
# Sobering
# Sobering

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

Mar 17th 2019, 3:47 PM 7,177 Views 2 Comments

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
# Positive Thinking
# Positive Thinking

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

Mar 3rd 2019, 3:09 PM 10,168 Views 17 Comments

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
# Scarlet Fever
# Scarlet Fever

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

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:32 PM 22,032 Views 52 Comments

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
# Locked And Loaded
# Locked And Loaded

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

Feb 25th 2019, 12:06 AM 10,510 Views 24 Comments

‘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
# SUAF
# SUAF

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

Jan 26th 2019, 5:09 PM 29,280 Views 35 Comments

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
# Reaction
# Reaction

Friend rues missed opportunity for Connacht against weakened Ospreys

Oct 27th 2018, 4:27 PM 4,905 Views 5 Comments

“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
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

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

Sep 14th 2018, 1:31 PM 16,458 Views 31 Comments

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
# Sob

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

Mar 9th 2018, 10:35 PM 16,286 Views 16 Comments

‘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'
# Scots Landing
# Scots Landing

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

Feb 18th 2018, 11:48 AM 12,315 Views 32 Comments

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
# Pro14
# Pro14

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

Feb 17th 2018, 7:48 PM 14,491 Views 37 Comments

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
# A Case Of The Blues
# A Case Of The Blues

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

Nov 24th 2017, 10:23 PM 10,066 Views 20 Comments

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
# All Out Attack
# All Out Attack

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

Sep 29th 2017, 10:10 PM 10,576 Views 16 Comments

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
# Wings Clipped
# Wings Clipped

Valuable win in Wales keeps undefeated Munster on top

Sep 16th 2017, 5:30 PM 13,640 Views 21 Comments

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
# Little Black Book
# Little Black Book

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

Jul 5th 2017, 12:15 PM 24,026 Views 41 Comments

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
# Make Or Break
# Make Or Break

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

Apr 29th 2017, 5:46 PM 8,940 Views 24 Comments

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
# Eye On The Prize
# Eye On The Prize

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

Mar 16th 2017, 5:01 PM 6,399 Views 5 Comments

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
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:08 PM 27,816 Views 4 Comments

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
# Table Toppers
# Table Toppers

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

Feb 18th 2017, 7:50 PM 25,824 Views 104 Comments

They edged past Ospreys in the dying minutes of play.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

Connacht injury problems grow as Ospreys profit from bright start
# Tough Going
# Tough Going

Connacht injury problems grow as Ospreys profit from bright start

Jan 7th 2017, 3:40 PM 5,899 Views 9 Comments

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