# Guinness Pro14

All time
Murray double helps Munster finally end their Leinster hoodoo
The experience in Johann van Graan’s team told against a youthful Leinster.
# temple of hume
'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'
Youngster James Hume has nailed down his jersey and is trying to get ahead of the curve in dealing with the external pressure that comes with it.
# recognition
Munster's JJ Hanrahan lands Pro14 Try of the Season award
The Clermont-bound playmaker scored a superb try in his side’s win against Cardiff Blues last October.
# big changes
Red-card sub and captain's challenge among new laws to be trialled during Rainbow Cup
Goal-line drop-outs will also be introduced for the competition which kicks off with national derbies tomorrrow week.
# somebody think of limerick
'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella believe Johann van Graan’s recruitment of the South African is the wrong move on numerous levels.
# The Future
Leinster's Scott Penny named Pro14 Next-Gen Star of the Season
The award has been won by a Leinster player four times in the last five seasons.
# Team news
Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final
Johnny Sexton and Tadhg Furlong will be on the bench for Leo Cullen’s side.
# full strength
Carbery set to start for Munster as Ireland internationals return
The southern province are aiming to end their decade-long trophy drought.
# playmaker
'Joey is a world-class player, he'll take Munster's attack to another level'
Carbery is expected to start at out-half for Munster in the Pro14 final.
# big dev
Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time
The 34-year-old is currently level with Gordon D’Arcy.
# blows
Ryan, Connors and Ringrose ruled out of Leinster's Pro14 final against Munster
Luke McGrath will be available for selection, however, after completing return-to-play protocols.
# emphatic
Zebre finish with 13 players as Ulster score seven tries in 46-point victory
Dan McFarland’s men were rampant in the second-half in Belfast.
# pushing on
Munster nab 14th win from 16 Pro14 ties ahead of final showdown with Leinster
Johann van Graan’s side picked up a 14-point victory against Benetton at home this evening.
# Talent
Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future
Dan McFarland has picked a promising young side for tonight’s clash with Zebre.
# Venue
Pro14 final between Leinster and Munster confirmed for the RDS
The Aviva Stadium is hosting a football international on the same date.
# Update
Frawley returns for Leinster's clash with Ospreys but Kelleher and O'Brien out
The Welsh side are due at the RDS on Friday.
# Shuffle
Ulster's quest to bridge the gap continues with experimental detour through the Principality
Three recent academy graduates feature in total as Dan McFarland explores his options at blindside and out-half to begin with.
# retention
Permanent move for Wootton among 21 new contracts announced by Connacht
Oran McNulty and Cian Prendergast have signed professional deals, while 19 of the existing senior squad have signed on for next season.
# finalists
Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.
# Decider
Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht
The southern province will have a chance to end their 10-year trophy drought later this month.
# suftum
Coetzee and Baloucoune return to Ulster starting XV to face Leinster
Head coach Dan McFarland has made a total of four personnel changes for the game at Kingspan Stadium.
# On the Verge
Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick
Both sides have made notable changes for the clash at Thomond Park.
# Team news
Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow
20-year-old academy back row Alex Soroka has been included on the bench for Sunday’s game.
# Comebacks
Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys
However, Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out for Dan McFarland’s side.
Argentina approach Pro14 over Jaguares potentially joining competition, but from Spain
The UAR have hugely ambitious plans for the 2019 Super Rugby finalists to be based in Bilbao.
# Red Army
Andrew Conway returns to Munster starting XV after five-game absence
Fellow Ireland squad members Craig Casey, Shane Daly and Chris Farrell are also selected to face Edinburgh.
# suftum
Ireland trio released from Six Nations duty to start for Ulster in Glasgow
For their first outing in six weeks, the northern province will be captained for the first time by Jordi Murphy.
# stock take
No Ulster return for Jacob Stockdale as Italy clash looms for Ireland
Andy Farrell recently expressed hope that Stockdale would be available for the trip to Rome.
# ruled out
Munster's Goggin expected to miss up to two months following surgery on hand
There is positive news, however, for front rows Roman Salanoa and James Cronin.
# on a mission
Papaliā€™i handed latest chance to prove his worth as Connacht look to find clinical edge
Andy Friend’s team are looking to get back to winning ways against Dragons following back-to-back defeats.
# Red Army
Wholesale changes for Munster as they bid to rebound from Leinster loss
Mike Haley and Gavin Coombes are the only players who’ll start again in tomorrow’s clash with Benetton.
# Succession
Former Italy skipper Bortolami to take reins from Crowley at Benetton
The former Gloucester lock, who won 112 international caps between 2001 and 2015, will take up his new role on 1 July.
# Frustration
Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys
Andy Friend’s men were second best as the Ospreys won in Ireland for the first time in more than four years.
# Team news
Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash
Both provinces have impressive matchday 23s for the Guinness Pro14 meeting.
# spicy
'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'
Johann van Graan says Munster will always look to tailor their game plans to specific opposition.
# Sidelined
Furlong set for Leinster return in coming weeks with the Six Nations looming
The Wexford man hasn’t played since the 2020 Six Nations last February.
# train in vain
A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh
Edinburgh scrum-half Nic Groom mistook the horn from a nearby locomotive for the half-time buzzer.
# Refixed
Boost for Ireland players as Connacht's Pro14 clash with Ospreys gets new date
The rearranged game will now take place on 24 January at the Sportsground.
# Update
Knox ruled out but Kilcoyne and O'Donoghue set to be available for Munster against Leinster
The young tighthead is set for a spell on the sidelines but Munster aim to welcome back some heavy artillery for their rescheduled interpro.
# Prospect
20-year-old McIlroy one of the big winners of the inter-pro series
The Ulster wing has shown his promise in three starts over recent weekends.