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# Comeback
'He’s a class player. We’re certainly not going to rush him and we’ll manage him'
Joey Carbery made his Munster return last night, kicking an excellent conversion.
# Scrappy
Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons
The province never fully got going in difficult conditions.
# four from four
Munster prove too much for Dragons as they continue spotless start in Newport
Matt Gallagher touched down twice and Calvin Nash bagged another as Munster held off their hosts in difficult conditions.
Cluxton's shock return, Monaghan's remarkable run: Allianz Football League talking points
The action came to a close on the final weekend.
# 12 out of 12
'The bench was the most pleasing thing' - Cullen salutes Leinster youngsters for passing Ospreys test
The Leinster boss also hailed the scrum as being a big weapon in victory at The Gnoll.
# Unimpressed
Wales single out Tadhg Furlong as they complain of scrum 'inconsistencies'
The Welsh coaching staff are irked at the refereeing of the set-piece, and have shone a spotlight on the Irish prop.
# wings clipped
Ulster fall to PRO14 defeat against lowly Ospreys
It finished 26-24 to the hosts at the Liberty Stadium.
# clean up
Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.
# in the spotlight
Gambling firm's integrity unit blew whistle on Wales assistant coach Howley
‘We’re checking in on his wellbeing as we formalise our processes to get through the investigation,’ says WRU CEO Martyn Phillips.
# Disruption
Wales' World Cup preparation in chaos as Rob Howley sent home over alleged betting offences
The Assistant Head Coach was not present at the team’s official welcome ceremony yesterday.
# RWC2019
Gatland ready to experiment in next week's warm-up against Ireland
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.
# Irish Rugby
Spence finds green pastures in coaching after sour end to international career
Having thrived in the engine room with Ireland, Spence is coaching with Penclawdd men’s team in Wales.
# New low
'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.
# Sobering
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.
# Positive thinking
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.
# Scarlet fever
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.
# locked and loaded
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.
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.
# Reaction
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.
'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.
# 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.
# Scots landing
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.
# pro14
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.
# a case of the blues
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.
# All out attack
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.
# wings clipped
Valuable win in Wales keeps undefeated Munster on top
Tries from Jean Kleyn and Darren Sweetnam helped last season’s finalists to overcome Ospreys.
# little black book
'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.
# make or break
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.
# eye on the prize
'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.
# Tragedy
'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.
# Table Toppers
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.
# tough going
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.