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#Guinness Pro14

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Use it or lose it! Edinburgh cough up turnover for failing to play the ball

Referee Ben Blain gave Richard Cockerill’s side more than enough leeway.

'Putting my stamp on playing my game - that's been the biggest difference'

'Putting my stamp on playing my game - that's been the biggest difference'

At the age of 28, JJ Hanrahan is comfortable in knowing what his game is all about.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 28 August, 2020

Munster seek balance with exciting centre pairing Farrell and de Allende

The province’s senior coach, Stephen Larkham, was encouraged by some of the attack against Leinster.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'Ulster had a different hurdle to overcome during lockdown than anybody else in Ireland'

Bernard Jackman believes the rules around the UK government’s furlough scheme may have left Ulster a couple of weeks behind their rivals.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Analysis: Connacht's attack suggests 2020/21 could be a very exciting season

The western province delivered an impressive performance as Irish rugby restarted.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'That competitiveness between two world-class tightheads is great'

Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong is close to returning from a minor back issue.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 24 August, 2020

Analysis: Deception and work-rate key as Munster attack hints at progress

Johann van Graan’s men scored three tries thanks to sharp finishes in the Leinster 22.

'I hate blowing smoke up their arse, but Leinster still produced an intensity'

Ulster boss Dan McFarland wants to see a response from his squad against Leinster this weekend.

Connacht energiser Bundee Aki delivers something 'really special'

Head coach Andy Friend was also pleased with his Ireland international halfback pairing.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Friend's impressive Connacht notch deserved bonus-point win over Ulster

Bundee Aki scored a powerful try on his 100th appearance for the province.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Leinster have just enough class as injury-hit Munster push them all the way

35-year-old Johnny Sexton was integral to the home side’s win as Irish rugby returned.

Reinforced Munster look to down top dogs Leinster as rugby returns

Irish rugby is finally set to kick-off this evening behind closed doors at the Aviva Stadium.

'He looks like he's itching to get going' - Conan returns for Leinster

The number eight hasn’t played since last year’s World Cup.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 21 August, 2020

'People have seen glimpses of his athletic ability' - Baird backed by Leinster

Leinster boss Leo Cullen also outlined the thinking behind picking Caelan Doris at blindside flanker.

Leinster and Munster name locked-and-loaded teams for tomorrow

Ireland internationals, Springboks, and promising young players will all feature in Dublin.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 22 June, 2020

SA Rugby take control of Southern Kings to keep cash-strapped Pro14 side afloat

All staff and players of the franchise have been retained.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18? Expansion This post contains a poll

'The Stormers coming to Thomond Park': Would you be in favour of a new-look Pro18?

Bernard Jackman, Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the very real prospect of South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises joining the Pro14.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 29 May, 2020

Adeolokun, Leader and McKeon among 12 departures confirmed by Connacht

The trio represented the province over 320 times between them, with Adeolokun earning an Irish cap in 2016.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

End Pro14 now and declare Leinster champions, says Glasgow coach Rennie

The next Australia head coach does not feel trying to resume this season in late summer or the autumn would be fair.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets

The visitors saw Sam Lousi red-carded in the first half at Thomond Park.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 28 February, 2020

Starts for Dillane, Blade and Healy among six changes for Connacht

Andy Friend’s side will take on Southern Kings in the Guinness Pro14 on Sunday in Port Elizabeth.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'We are chasing now' - Friend admits Connacht face uphill battle after Edinburgh loss

The head coach also provided an update on prop Finlay Bealham, who was taken off on a stretcher in the opening minutes.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 21 February, 2020

Leinster continue winning run with hard-fought defeat of Ospreys

The hosts recovered from a slow start to hold a surprise 10-7 lead at half-time.

Leinster looking for 20th consecutive win as Ospreys bring them to the Gnoll

Leo Cullen and Stuart Lancaster’s team can win games in different ways.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Six changes for Munster with O'Donnell and Sweetnam among replacements

Johann van Graan’s side face Zebre tomorrow in the Guinness Pro14.

Connacht make four changes but Ireland's Heffernan and Dillane unavailable

Denis Buckley, Shane Delahunt, Joe Maksymiw and Niall Murray all come into the starting XV.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Connacht get back to winning ways with comfortable defeat of Cardiff

The Blues sat just one point behind the province in the Conference B table before the game.

Leinster manage the storm to cruise past Cheetahs at the RDS

Leo Cullen’s side made it 17 wins on the bounce for the 2019/20 season.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Five players agree contract extensions with Connacht

Tom Daly, Peter Robb, Dominic Robertson-McCoy, Shane Delahunt and Conor Kenny have all signed new deals with the provinces.

U20 Grand Slam winner Hodnett to debut as Munster name team to face Southern Kings

The West Cork man starts at seven while a couple of internationals also return for provincial game time.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ruan Pienaar comes on to kick winning points as Cheetahs stage remarkable comeback

Rhyno Smith scored twice in the closing stages against Southern Kings to again secure the bragging rights for the Cheetahs.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 3 January, 2020

Jonny Gray swaps Glasgow Warriors for Champions Cup rivals Exeter Chiefs

Gray will get an up-close look at his new team when his current side host Exeter next week.

Ex-Roscommon minor handed first Connacht start for Leinster showdown

Niall Murray will partner up with Gavin Thornbury in the second row.

Leinster make wholesale changes for Connacht's visit to the RDS

Will Connors is the only player to retain his starting place from last weekend’s win over Munster.

Daly thriving out west after 'nearly being a professional trainer' at Leinster

Tomorrow will mark Tom Daly’s first time facing Leinster since he moved to Connacht last season.

Derby drought not a concern for Munster ahead of tonight's clash with Ulster

Munster head to Kingspan Stadium after registering just one try in their festive interpros so far.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Starts for Carbery, Murray and O'Mahony among 10 changes for Munster

Several of the southern province’s big hitters return for tomorrow night’s game against Ulster.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Ulster's Matty Rea ready to test himself against the man 'we all aspire to be'

After a tough 2018-19 campaign, Rea has become an integral part of Ulster’s back-row picture this season.

McBryde cites Springboks' success as vindication of player welfare programme

The Leinster assistant coach is an advocate of the IRFU policy which has forced provinces to rotate personnel.

McAllister's citing dismissal 'good for rugby' according to Connacht boss Friend

‘I totally get that we need to protect the player, but we play a collision sport where accidents do happen.’