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#Guinness Pro14

# guinness-pro14 - Yesterday’s News

Munster not ruling out move for front-row cover but Rowntree impressed by impact of West Cork youngsters

Monday’s impressive debutant Josh Wycherley is one of only two fit looseheads at the southern province’s disposal.

Connacht's clash with Benetton postponed due to Covid cases in Italian club

The Guinness Pro14 game was due to take place in Galway on Sunday.

'It's great to see Munster being brave and selecting some of the younger guys'

Paul O’Connell has been impressed by the likes of Ben Healy and John Hodnett.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 26 October, 2020

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

Munster send West Cork crew to work in first Monday Night Rugby outing

Craig Casey and Ben Healy continue as the halfbacks for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Munster stick with Casey-Healy combo for Cardiff's visit to Thomond

Johann van Graan makes eight changes to the side which beat Edinburgh.

Andy Friend is stuck between a lock and a hard place

Connacht are missing five second-row forwards for this evening’s clash against Edinburgh.

Ulster backline beginning to deliver for Peel and McFarland

The emergence of James Hume and Stewart Moore has added depth and class to Ulster’s midfield.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Ulster name experienced pack for visit of Dragons as Madigan continues at 10

Dan McFarland has made six changes to his team from the win away to Ospreys two weekends ago.

Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low

Andy Friend has reshuffled his team for tomorrow’s visit to Edinburgh in the Pro14.

'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'

Dan Leavy nearly grabbed a late try as he made his Leinster comeback at the RDS.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 23 October, 2020

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses

Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.

'He's big and very powerful' - Highly-rated Sheehan set for Leinster debut tonight

Meanwhile, Liam Turner gets a starting debut, while David Hawkshaw and Ciaran Parker are on the bench.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'People need to be patient and have realistic expectations' - Leavy set for Leinster return

The 26-year-old has been sidelined for 19 months after a horrific knee injury.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 19 October, 2020

Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre

Academy graduate Dan Sheehan is also back in full training following a fractured cheekbone.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 12 October, 2020

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over

Leinster revealed this afternoon that the pair suffered significant injuries while on Guinness Pro14 duty.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Stander pounces late to secure dramatic win for Munster

Youngster Ben Healy once again nailed the winning kick for Munster as they came from behind to defeat Edinburgh.

Exciting 21-year-old Ulster centre Stewart Moore continues upward trajectory

The Ballymoney man starts at 12 again as Dan McFarland’s men take on the Ospreys.

'He's a ridiculous athlete' - Ryan excited by potential of Leinster team-mate Baird

Both seconds rows are part of Andy Farrell’s 35-man Ireland squad.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Munster Rugby confirm two further cases of Covid-19

The squad will return to training in Limerick tomorrow ahead of their meeting with Edinburgh.

Munster captain Peter O'Mahony cleared to play after red card last weekend

The Ireland international has not received any ban after being sent off against Scarlets.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Wootton 'a better person and player' after enduring two difficult years at Munster

The talented 26-year-old is thriving with Connacht, having joined the province on loan back in July.

Bundee Aki 'like a man possessed' as Connacht target back-to-back wins

The Ireland centre is fit to face Cardiff Blues but Niall Murray looks set to undergo shoulder surgery.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Change of venue can be 'a leveller' but Connacht braced for menacing Cardiff

Saturday’s Guinness Pro14 fixture will be played at Rodney Parade in Newport instead of Cardiff’s Arms Park.

'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'

Ulster’s Dan Soper was instrumental in David McCann making the move from centre to the back row.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway

The Ireland centre scored two tries as Connacht delivered some stunning rugby in the second half.

Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad

Munster are away to the Scarlets as Connacht host Glasgow in the Pro14.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 2 October, 2020

Leinster start new season with bonus-point win but Sexton injury a concern

James Lowe scored two tries as the defending champions beat the Dragons at the RDS.

The PRO14 is flawed but what other option do Ireland's provinces have?

The arrival of a new PRO14 season could hardly be more low key but despite its many faults, Ireland’s four provinces are dependent on it.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Gibson-Park concentrates on Leinster battle before worrying about Ireland caps

The 28-year-old scrum-half is heading into his fifth season with the province.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 20 September, 2020

'We didn't look like a quarter-final team' - McFarland laments Ulster's post-lockdown form

The northern province’s season came to a disappointing end at the Stade Ernest-Wallon this afternoon.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Connacht pair get three-game bans for red cards against Munster

Abraham Papali’i and Shane Delahunt have been suspended for their foul play.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Leinster recover from slow start to land their third PRO14 title in a row

Tries from Lowe, Henshaw and Doris resulted in Leinster beating their Irish rivals 27-5.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Three Leinster men and two Ulster players make Pro14 dream team

Scott Fardy, Will Connors, Max Deegan, John Cooney and Stuart McCloskey were named in the XV.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Ross Byrne set for starting chance with Ryan in line for Leinster return

The reigning champions could make a few changes for the Pro14 final against Ulster.

Green light for the Pro14 final as Leinster and Ulster tests show all-clear

There were zero positive results in the latest round of PCR testing.

'It's great having that support at home, they're so invested in what I'm doing'

24-year-old Andrew Porter has been in good form for Leinster in recent weeks.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Andrew Brace appointed referee for the Pro14 final between Leinster and Ulster

The 32-year-old has been a rising star of the refereeing scene in recent years.

No sign of Larkham's impact for Munster in 'contestable box kicks-fest'

Leinster feel they need to learn from last Friday’s game and Munster will surely look to do the same.

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