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#Guinness Pro14

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

'They have an amazing skill level': Furlong turns Fardy into a Wexford hurling fan

The Leinster team-mates were at Parnell Park last Sunday to watch Dublin take on Davy Fitzgerald’s side.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

'It was creeping up on me. It hurt and I don't want that to happen again'

Cian Healy suffered his first European final defeat in Newcastle. He’s determined to avoid the same pain this weekend.

O'Brien a major doubt for Pro14 final as Kearney recovers from head knock

The Leinster flanker is battling to overcome a hip problem in time for Saturday’s clash against Glasgow Warriors.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 20 May, 2019

Blow for Leinster as Devin Toner ruled out of Pro14 final

The second row will undergo further assessment on a knee injury this week.

Van Graan to take his time with review ahead of 'big summer' for Munster

The Munster head coach admits reinforcements are unlikely to be brought in for next season.

'We need to freshen up the group, surely people understand that'

Leo Cullen says he is not a big fan of media headlines ‘sensationalising’ some of his team selections.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Outstanding Van der Flier plays as if he's never been away

The Leinster openside was simply colossal in a man-of-the-match performance against Munster.

Toner's injury the only concern for Cullen's Leinster ahead of Pro14 final

The second row was forced off close to half-time at the RDS this afternoon.

Leinster 'far from perfect' but rebound strongly from Newcastle disappointment

The province will bid for back-to-back Pro14 titles against Glasgow next weekend.

Leinster set up Pro14 final with Glasgow as tryless Munster bow out in Dublin

Leo Cullen’s men were simply more clinical with ball in hand.

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Pro14 semi-final

We followed all the action as the two provinces went head-to-head at the RDS.

'I'm not sure even our best performance would have won. That's the best I've seen Glasgow play this year'

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland admits that his charges were simply defeated by a superior side in their Pro14 semi-final.

Highly-motivated Munster bid to end Leinster's season at sold-out RDS

Leinster put their Pro14 crown on the line against their southern rivals in this afternoon’s last four showdown in Dublin.

'I'm not sure what sort of welcome he'll get, we'll wait and see'

Joey Carbery returns to the RDS as a Munster player for the first time this afternoon.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 17 May, 2019

Ulster blown away by rampant Glasgow in Pro14 semi-final mauling

Dave Rennie’s side ran in seven tries to emphatically book their place in next Saturday’s decider.

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final

We followed all the action from Scotstoun.

'A great role model for the rest of the group': Cullen praises meticulous JVDF

The Leinster flanker has overcome a groin injury to get back for tomorrow’s Pro14 semi-final against Munster.

'It's weird coming back in not having a medal in the back pocket'

While the disappointment of Newcastle still lingers, Devin Toner hopes to help Leinster move on at the RDS tomorrow.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Stockdale back at 15 to boost Ulster for Pro14 semi-final in Glasgow

The Ireland international returns from injury as Dan McFarland names his team for Friday’s Scotstoun showdown.

Leinster hope to field their strongest possible hand against 'desperate' Munster

Leo Cullen’s men are now focused on defending their Pro14 crown.

Fine margins in attack and defence play on Larmour's mind

But the 21-year-old is desperate to absorb the lessons in defeat and finish the season on a high with Leinster.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'There are a lot of guys bruised, a lot of guys cross, a lot of guys angry'

Leinster have no time to dwell on their Champions Cup heartache as they bid to bounce back against Munster.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 13 May, 2019

Scottish ref Adamson to take charge of Leinster-Munster at sold-out RDS

He will become the first Scottish official to referee a Pro14 knockout game since 2010.

Van der Flier and Gibson-Park back in contention for Leinster's Pro14 semi-final

Leo Cullen’s side must pick themselves back up for Saturday’s visit of Munster to the RDS.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 6 May, 2019

Crowley makes history as Benetton coach lands Pro14 award

The Kiwi was voted as the Pro14′s coach of the season at the annual awards ceremony in Dublin last night.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Match-winner Hanrahan happy to give JVG 'as many headaches as possible'

The out-half made all the difference against Benetton as he continued his excellent end-of-season form.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'It's knockout rugby, the only thing that matters is we won'

Johann van Graan hailed his side’s fight and belief after they booked a Pro14 semi-final date against Leinster.

Hanrahan's long-range penalty gets Munster out of jail against Benetton

The replacement out-half landed the winning score, as Johann van Graan’s side survived a major scare at Thomond Park.

History-making Benetton hold no fear as they take aim at Munster in Limerick

The Italians arrive at Thomond Park full of confidence ahead of today’s Pro14 quarter-final.

Henderson a student of Best but 'not expecting' to be named new Ulster captain

Iain Henderson is the epitome of the side Ulster are trying to become, and fast becoming.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 3 May, 2019

Further setback for Earls as Munster winger pulls out of Pro14 quarter-final

He had been named to start in Johann van Graan’s team for Benetton earlier today.

Earls and Murray start as Munster make three changes for Benetton

Chris Farrell also comes into Johann van Graan’s backline for Saturday’s Pro14 quarter-final.

Confident Connacht back 'feared' scrum but wary of Ulster 'menace' Coetzee

The inter-provincial Pro14 quarter-final in Belfast promises to be a cracker.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 2 May, 2019

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Is it time to bring back the inter-pro championship?

A suggestion sent via email got Murray and Andy’s juices flowing on this week’s The42 Rugby Weekly.

'You get to run into a group of lads as hard as you can, what’s there not to like!'

Jean Kleyn is hoping Munster’s maul returns to its best on Saturday as he prepares to bring a high work-rate.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Brainwave giving Connacht's Carty added edge in magnificent season

The out-half says he has exceeded his own expectations in the last 12 months.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Pro14 confirm referee appointments for this weekend's quarter-finals

Andrew Brace will take charge of Saturday’s inter-pro between Ulster and Connacht.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 29 April, 2019

Connacht ready for shot at Ulster as Friend's men advance 'in good shape'

Winning at Kingspan Stadium earlier in the season gives the westerners confidence they can repeat the trick on Saturday.

Van Graan points out Munster's progress as they settle for second best

The province failed to meet their target of a home semi-final, and will have to face Leinster at the RDS should they get past Benetton.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 28 April, 2019

'It's not good enough, once you are over the line you must score the try'

Johann van Graan says Andrew Conway will learn a valuable lesson after his error against Connacht.