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#Guinness Pro14

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 22 April, 2021

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'
# Temple Of Hume
# Temple Of Hume

'I didn't really appreciate until this year how much mental strength is a part of the game'

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:30 AM 6,124 Views 9 Comments

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.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Munster's JJ Hanrahan lands Pro14 Try of the Season award
# Recognition
# Recognition

Munster's JJ Hanrahan lands Pro14 Try of the Season award

Apr 15th 2021, 6:23 PM 12,304 Views 8 Comments

The Clermont-bound playmaker scored a superb try in his side’s win against Cardiff Blues last October.

Red-card sub and captain's challenge among new laws to be trialled during Rainbow Cup
# Big Changes
# Big Changes

Red-card sub and captain's challenge among new laws to be trialled during Rainbow Cup

Apr 15th 2021, 2:51 PM 21,152 Views 18 Comments

Goal-line drop-outs will also be introduced for the competition which kicks off with national derbies tomorrrow week.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 2 April, 2021

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins
# Somebody Think Of Limerick
# Somebody Think Of Limerick

'This is one they should have blocked' - Jackman and Kinsella on Munster's signing of Jenkins

Apr 2nd 2021, 4:58 PM 50,525 Views 60 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella believe Johann van Graan’s recruitment of the South African is the wrong move on numerous levels.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Leinster's Scott Penny named Pro14 Next-Gen Star of the Season
# The Future
# The Future

Leinster's Scott Penny named Pro14 Next-Gen Star of the Season

Mar 31st 2021, 12:57 PM 10,650 Views 35 Comments

The award has been won by a Leinster player four times in the last five seasons.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 26 March, 2021

Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final
# Team News
# Team News

Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final

Mar 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,139 Views 119 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Tadhg Furlong will be on the bench for Leo Cullen’s side.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Carbery set to start for Munster as Ireland internationals return
# Full Strength
# Full Strength

Carbery set to start for Munster as Ireland internationals return

Mar 25th 2021, 7:30 PM 17,578 Views 45 Comments

The southern province are aiming to end their decade-long trophy drought.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'Joey is a world-class player, he'll take Munster's attack to another level'
# Playmaker
# Playmaker

'Joey is a world-class player, he'll take Munster's attack to another level'

Mar 24th 2021, 6:15 AM 12,818 Views 12 Comments

Carbery is expected to start at out-half for Munster in the Pro14 final.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time
# Big Dev
# Big Dev

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:15 AM 8,354 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old is currently level with Gordon D’Arcy.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 22 March, 2021

Ryan, Connors and Ringrose ruled out of Leinster's Pro14 final against Munster
# Blows
# Blows

Ryan, Connors and Ringrose ruled out of Leinster's Pro14 final against Munster

Mar 22nd 2021, 2:40 PM 14,281 Views 32 Comments

Luke McGrath will be available for selection, however, after completing return-to-play protocols.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 19 March, 2021

Zebre finish with 13 players as Ulster score seven tries in 46-point victory
# Emphatic
# Emphatic

Zebre finish with 13 players as Ulster score seven tries in 46-point victory

Mar 19th 2021, 10:50 PM 7,124 Views 9 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men were rampant in the second-half in Belfast.

Munster nab 14th win from 16 Pro14 ties ahead of final showdown with Leinster
# Pushing On
# Pushing On

Munster nab 14th win from 16 Pro14 ties ahead of final showdown with Leinster

Mar 19th 2021, 9:10 PM 13,257 Views 21 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side picked up a 14-point victory against Benetton at home this evening.

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future
# Talent
# Talent

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future

Mar 19th 2021, 10:30 AM 12,591 Views 19 Comments

Dan McFarland has picked a promising young side for tonight’s clash with Zebre.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Pro14 final between Leinster and Munster confirmed for the RDS
# Venue
# Venue

Pro14 final between Leinster and Munster confirmed for the RDS

Mar 16th 2021, 2:31 PM 11,003 Views 33 Comments

The Aviva Stadium is hosting a football international on the same date.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 15 March, 2021

Frawley returns for Leinster's clash with Ospreys but Kelleher and O'Brien out
# Update
# Update

Frawley returns for Leinster's clash with Ospreys but Kelleher and O'Brien out

Mar 15th 2021, 2:46 PM 6,316 Views 2 Comments

The Welsh side are due at the RDS on Friday.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Ulster's quest to bridge the gap continues with experimental detour through the Principality
# Shuffle
# Shuffle

Ulster's quest to bridge the gap continues with experimental detour through the Principality

Mar 13th 2021, 6:00 AM 4,192 Views 2 Comments

Three recent academy graduates feature in total as Dan McFarland explores his options at blindside and out-half to begin with.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Permanent move for Wootton among 21 new contracts announced by Connacht
# Retention
# Retention

Permanent move for Wootton among 21 new contracts announced by Connacht

Mar 11th 2021, 4:24 PM 9,036 Views 11 Comments

Oran McNulty and Cian Prendergast have signed professional deals, while 19 of the existing senior squad have signed on for next season.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought
# Finalists
# Finalists

Munster set to 'embrace' Pro14 final as they look to end 10-year trophy drought

Mar 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 27,334 Views 34 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side secured their place with a narrow victory over Connacht last night.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 5 March, 2021

Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht
# Decider
# Decider

Van Graan's Munster seal Pro14 final spot after edging past Connacht

Mar 5th 2021, 9:21 PM 35,287 Views 174 Comments

The southern province will have a chance to end their 10-year trophy drought later this month.

Coetzee and Baloucoune return to Ulster starting XV to face Leinster
# Suftum
# Suftum

Coetzee and Baloucoune return to Ulster starting XV to face Leinster

Mar 5th 2021, 12:10 PM 6,716 Views 24 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has made a total of four personnel changes for the game at Kingspan Stadium.

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick
# On The Verge
# On The Verge

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick

Mar 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,094 Views 6 Comments

Both sides have made notable changes for the clash at Thomond Park.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 26 February, 2021

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow
# Team News
# Team News

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow

Feb 26th 2021, 12:23 PM 10,569 Views 11 Comments

20-year-old academy back row Alex Soroka has been included on the bench for Sunday’s game.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys
# Comebacks
# Comebacks

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys

Feb 25th 2021, 1:14 PM 6,301 Views 12 Comments

However, Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out for Dan McFarland’s side.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Argentina approach Pro14 over Jaguares potentially joining competition, but from Spain

Argentina approach Pro14 over Jaguares potentially joining competition, but from Spain

Feb 20th 2021, 10:00 PM 21,468 Views 24 Comments

The UAR have hugely ambitious plans for the 2019 Super Rugby finalists to be based in Bilbao.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 19 February, 2021

Andrew Conway returns to Munster starting XV after five-game absence
# Red Army
# Red Army

Andrew Conway returns to Munster starting XV after five-game absence

Feb 19th 2021, 12:19 PM 14,622 Views 17 Comments

Fellow Ireland squad members Craig Casey, Shane Daly and Chris Farrell are also selected to face Edinburgh.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Ireland trio released from Six Nations duty to start for Ulster in Glasgow
# Suftum
# Suftum

Ireland trio released from Six Nations duty to start for Ulster in Glasgow

Feb 18th 2021, 12:23 PM 11,852 Views 17 Comments

For their first outing in six weeks, the northern province will be captained for the first time by Jordi Murphy.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 15 February, 2021

No Ulster return for Jacob Stockdale as Italy clash looms for Ireland
# Stock Take
# Stock Take

No Ulster return for Jacob Stockdale as Italy clash looms for Ireland

Feb 15th 2021, 2:15 PM 9,460 Views 12 Comments

Andy Farrell recently expressed hope that Stockdale would be available for the trip to Rome.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Munster's Goggin expected to miss up to two months following surgery on hand
# Ruled Out
# Ruled Out

Munster's Goggin expected to miss up to two months following surgery on hand

Feb 9th 2021, 7:23 PM 6,963 Views 17 Comments

There is positive news, however, for front rows Roman Salanoa and James Cronin.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 5 February, 2021

Papali’i handed latest chance to prove his worth as Connacht look to find clinical edge
# On A Mission
# On A Mission

Papali’i handed latest chance to prove his worth as Connacht look to find clinical edge

Feb 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 6,463 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend’s team are looking to get back to winning ways against Dragons following back-to-back defeats.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 29 January, 2021

Wholesale changes for Munster as they bid to rebound from Leinster loss
# Red Army
# Red Army

Wholesale changes for Munster as they bid to rebound from Leinster loss

Jan 29th 2021, 12:11 PM 14,814 Views 37 Comments

Mike Haley and Gavin Coombes are the only players who’ll start again in tomorrow’s clash with Benetton.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 25 January, 2021

Former Italy skipper Bortolami to take reins from Crowley at Benetton
# Succession
# Succession

Former Italy skipper Bortolami to take reins from Crowley at Benetton

Jan 25th 2021, 8:03 PM 5,360 Views 0 Comments

The former Gloucester lock, who won 112 international caps between 2001 and 2015, will take up his new role on 1 July.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys
# Frustration
# Frustration

Connacht give up strong half-time lead to lose at home to the Ospreys

Jan 24th 2021, 4:57 PM 9,742 Views 29 Comments

Andy Friend’s men were second best as the Ospreys won in Ireland for the first time in more than four years.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 22 January, 2021

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash
# Team News
# Team News

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:12 PM 24,268 Views 111 Comments

Both provinces have impressive matchday 23s for the Guinness Pro14 meeting.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'
# Spicy
# Spicy

'At least Leinster used some of our tactics in that game, so that's brilliant to see'

Jan 19th 2021, 5:09 PM 22,174 Views 36 Comments

Johann van Graan says Munster will always look to tailor their game plans to specific opposition.

Furlong set for Leinster return in coming weeks with the Six Nations looming
# Sidelined
# Sidelined

Furlong set for Leinster return in coming weeks with the Six Nations looming

Jan 19th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,001 Views 8 Comments

The Wexford man hasn’t played since the 2020 Six Nations last February.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 16 January, 2021

A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh
# Train In Vain
# Train In Vain

A passing train helps Glasgow Warriors to Pro14 victory over Edinburgh

Jan 16th 2021, 9:15 PM 19,690 Views 10 Comments

Edinburgh scrum-half Nic Groom mistook the horn from a nearby locomotive for the half-time buzzer.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 15 January, 2021

Boost for Ireland players as Connacht's Pro14 clash with Ospreys gets new date
# Refixed
# Refixed

Boost for Ireland players as Connacht's Pro14 clash with Ospreys gets new date

Jan 15th 2021, 3:49 PM 5,309 Views 1 Comment

The rearranged game will now take place on 24 January at the Sportsground.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Knox ruled out but Kilcoyne and O'Donoghue set to be available for Munster against Leinster
# Update
# Update

Knox ruled out but Kilcoyne and O'Donoghue set to be available for Munster against Leinster

Jan 12th 2021, 5:03 PM 7,893 Views 9 Comments

The young tighthead is set for a spell on the sidelines but Munster aim to welcome back some heavy artillery for their rescheduled interpro.

20-year-old McIlroy one of the big winners of the inter-pro series
# Prospect
# Prospect

20-year-old McIlroy one of the big winners of the inter-pro series

Jan 12th 2021, 9:58 AM 9,822 Views 10 Comments

The Ulster wing has shown his promise in three starts over recent weekends.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 11 January, 2021

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht
# Back On Track
# Back On Track

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht

Jan 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,873 Views 15 Comments

Hugo Keenan and co. notched a bonus-point win against Ulster and denied the visitors anything.

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