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#knockout rugby

# knockout-rugby - Friday 31 May, 2019

La Rochelle shock Zebo's Racing in Top 14 barrages

Ihaia West and Arthur Reitiere provided the points to guide their side into a semi-final clash with Toulouse.

# knockout-rugby - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Ulster primed for Connacht clash after big strides since rare home defeat

The western province have beaten their rivals to the north twice already this season, but a knockout game in Ravenhill poses a very different problem.

# knockout-rugby - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Leinster and Munster on course for Pro14 semi-final showdown

The Pro14 play-off details have been confirmed following the conclusion of the regular season.

# knockout-rugby - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Pro14 quarter-final dates confirmed as Ulster and Connacht set for Belfast battle

The provinces will face off on Saturday 4 May.

# knockout-rugby - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Aviva Stadium sold out for Leinster v Ulster Champions Cup clash

Seats for the European inter-pro have all been snapped up. But there is still a chance that returned tickets could go on re-sale.

# knockout-rugby - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Munster show their mettle under pressure to take quarter-final berth with win over Chiefs

Tadhg Beirne led the way as Munster found a way to beat a brilliant Exeter side.

# knockout-rugby - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Van Graan not feeling the pressure as Munster gear up for season-defining week

The southern province host red-hot Edinburgh in the Pro14 quarter-finals.

# knockout-rugby - Sunday 1 April, 2018

As it happened: Leinster v Saracens, Champions Cup quarter-final

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster took aim at Saracens with a home semi-final on the line.

# knockout-rugby - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Leinster add injured Ruddock to Champions Cup squad ahead of Saracens

Clubs are permitted to register three additional players for the knockout stages.

# knockout-rugby - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Heavyweight contenders collide in today's Ulster Bank League 1A semi-finals

There are two cracking Division 1A games down for decision this afternoon in Dublin.

# knockout-rugby - Sunday 17 May, 2015

'Now we've got here, it's all about the result' - Foley determined to gain Ospreys revenge

The Welsh side have beaten Munster twice this season and they face each other in the Pro12 semi-final next week.

# knockout-rugby - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Composure key to Ulster's quick turnaround against Leinster -- Rory Best

The hooker praised the attitude and belief built between the province’s players and coaching staff.

‘Credit to Ulster, they wore us down’ – Leinster coach O’Connor

Ulster’s home fuelled motivation combined with Leinster fatigue made it a rough night for the champions.

# knockout-rugby - Friday 24 April, 2015

Curtain closing on Leinster's season and more talking points from Ravenhill

Along with man of the match Iain Henderson, Paddy Jackson was critical to putting Ulster top of the table.

Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster

Ulster scored 26 unanswered points after trailing 10 -0 early on.

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12

We were in Ravenhill to bring you through this crucial inter-pro minute-by-minute.

# knockout-rugby - Sunday 25 January, 2015

Here is the complete quarter-final line-up in the inaugural Champions Cup

Leinster have a home quarter-final for the first time since 2012 but will be on the road for a potential semi-final.

# knockout-rugby - Saturday 6 December, 2014

'It's cup final rugby from the first pool game' - O'Mahony loves Europe's do-or-die nature

Munster take on Clermont in what is basically another must-win game.

# knockout-rugby - Thursday 15 May, 2014

No room for Hogg in Glasgow line-up as Munster recall big names

Stander, Murray, Earls and Botha are all back in harness for Rob Penney’s last chance at silverware in Ireland.

# knockout-rugby - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

'Completely sick of it': Murray determined to raise Munster's form back onto an even keel

The scrum-half says performances like Saturday’s defeat to Ulster are “absolutely not good enough.”

# knockout-rugby - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Botha return the one big positive for Munster after Ulster debacle

The South African prop has not played since the loss to Toulon, but should bolster the front row for Friday’s semi-final against Glasgow.