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# pro-12 - Thursday 23 February, 2017

First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash
# Starting XV
# Starting XV

First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:44 PM 7,510 Views 32 Comments

Leinster head to Rodney Parade tomorrow night.

# pro-12 - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Late try the difference as Munster pull off big result to return to top of Pro12 table
# Table Toppers
# Table Toppers

Late try the difference as Munster pull off big result to return to top of Pro12 table

Feb 18th 2017, 7:50 PM 25,824 Views 104 Comments

They edged past Ospreys in the dying minutes of play.

# pro-12 - Friday 6 January, 2017

Ulster suffer setback in the Guinness Pro12 following loss to Scarlets
# Pro 12
# Pro 12

Ulster suffer setback in the Guinness Pro12 following loss to Scarlets

Jan 6th 2017, 10:18 PM 10,018 Views 23 Comments

Jacob Stockdale crossed the whitewash for Ulster.

# pro-12 - Friday 30 December, 2016

Injury-ravaged Connacht make 4 changes ahead of meeting with table toppers Munster
# Headache
# Headache

Injury-ravaged Connacht make 4 changes ahead of meeting with table toppers Munster

Dec 30th 2016, 12:46 PM 9,154 Views 17 Comments

The western province will be looking for an improved performance after losing to Ulster last weekend.

Conan vows to come back stronger after injury setbacks with one eye on Ireland call
# Bouncing Back
# Bouncing Back

Conan vows to come back stronger after injury setbacks with one eye on Ireland call

Dec 30th 2016, 5:55 AM 4,361 Views 13 Comments

The number eight says he feels better physically and mentally after his time on the sidelines.

# pro-12 - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Sexton in contention for Leinster's showdown with Ulster
# Update
# Update

Sexton in contention for Leinster's showdown with Ulster

Dec 28th 2016, 8:00 AM 9,296 Views 7 Comments

The Irish provinces meet on Saturday.

# pro-12 - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Simon Zebo still playing with the style that comes naturally to him
# Interview
# Interview

Simon Zebo still playing with the style that comes naturally to him

Dec 24th 2016, 10:00 AM 14,302 Views 37 Comments

Simon Zebo has a look back at 2016 and talks more rap videos with Paddy Jackson.

# pro-12 - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cullen willing to work with all parties to ensure Sexton returns in 'best possible shape'
# Protection
# Protection

Cullen willing to work with all parties to ensure Sexton returns in 'best possible shape'

Dec 3rd 2016, 9:30 AM 3,906 Views 7 Comments

The eastern province face the Dragons at the RDS tonight without their first-choice out-half.

# pro-12 - Monday 9 May, 2016

'I'd like to be coaching here in 20 years' time' - Foley
# Forward Thinking
# Forward Thinking

'I'd like to be coaching here in 20 years' time' - Foley

May 9th 2016, 6:30 AM 8,276 Views 25 Comments

The Munster head coach wants to remain working at the province alongside incoming director of rugby Johan Erasmus.

# pro-12 - Friday 19 February, 2016

Conan back from injury and Kearney handed debut as Leinster make 8 changes for Cardiff trip
# Pro 12
# Pro 12

Conan back from injury and Kearney handed debut as Leinster make 8 changes for Cardiff trip

Feb 19th 2016, 12:34 PM 10,482 Views 19 Comments

All change for Leo Cullen’s men from the side that thrashed Zebre last weekend.

# pro-12 - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Leinster players disappointed with their 'rollercoaster' season
# Work To Be Done
# Work To Be Done

Leinster players disappointed with their 'rollercoaster' season

May 9th 2015, 2:58 PM 4,838 Views 11 Comments

Jamie Heaslip spoke after yesterday’s win about being disappointed with the season but being glad to have Champions Cup qualification sorted.

# pro-12 - Friday 10 April, 2015

Leaders Glasgow ease past Cardiff as Ospreys collect bonus-point win
# Pro 12
# Pro 12

Leaders Glasgow ease past Cardiff as Ospreys collect bonus-point win

Apr 10th 2015, 11:47 PM 4,007 Views 0 Comments

Leaders Glasgow Warriors beat Cardiff Blues 36-17 in the Pro12, while Ospreys were 33-13 winners at Benetton Treviso.

# pro-12 - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

'I need to work harder than everyone else' - Ulster's Franco van der Merwe
# Lock
# Lock

'I need to work harder than everyone else' - Ulster's Franco van der Merwe

Aug 19th 2014, 12:57 PM 3,515 Views 0 Comments

The South African second row has been tasked with replacing Johann Muller this season.

# pro-12 - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Stephen Ferris back on the bench for Ulster after injury layoff since November 2012
# Return
# Return

Stephen Ferris back on the bench for Ulster after injury layoff since November 2012

Mar 13th 2014, 1:25 PM 6,885 Views 19 Comments

Great news for the Ireland international.

# pro-12 - Monday 27 January, 2014

Silverware the only way to increase Munster contingent in Ireland squad -- Coughlan
# Overlooked
# Overlooked

Silverware the only way to increase Munster contingent in Ireland squad -- Coughlan

Jan 27th 2014, 7:36 PM 7,828 Views 30 Comments

The uncapped number eight will lead the charge into Munster’s springtime Pro12 campaign.

# pro-12 - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid
# Slump
# Slump

Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid

Jan 3rd 2013, 3:20 PM 937 Views 0 Comments

The Scottish international’s kicking stats have dropped to 50% during a run of three successive defeats.

# pro-12 - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht
# Pro 12
# Pro 12

Inter-pro: 3 key battles to decide Leinster v Connacht

Dec 29th 2012, 2:59 PM 1,342 Views 0 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men will be keen to avenge a 34-6 defeat earlier in the season and end a losing run.

# pro-12 - Sunday 9 December, 2012

As it happened: Clermont Auvergne v Leinster, Heineken Cup
# 51 Unbeaten
# 51 Unbeaten

As it happened: Clermont Auvergne v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Dec 9th 2012, 2:43 PM 16,649 Views 15 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side were aiming to beat the unbeatables at the Stade Marcel Michelin this afternoon.

# pro-12 - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Ulster looking serious title contenders but reasons for Munster optimism
# Pro 12
# Pro 12

Ulster looking serious title contenders but reasons for Munster optimism

Sep 15th 2012, 1:10 PM 1,241 Views 1 Comment

Rob Penney’s men had plenty of time to reflect on the missed drop goal chances on the long bus ride home.

# pro-12 - Friday 14 September, 2012

Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster
# Winning Habit
# Winning Habit

Mark Anscombe: You've got to be satisfied when you beat a side like Munster

Sep 14th 2012, 10:06 PM 6,097 Views 16 Comments

The Kiwi coach says the imminent return of the likes of Tommy Bowe and Chris Henry will make next week’s team selection very tough.

# pro-12 - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Rory Best: We need to develop that ruthless Leinster mentality
# Better
# Better

Rory Best: We need to develop that ruthless Leinster mentality

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:46 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland hooker talks about the upcoming season, Irish rugby and finding more ‘freaks’ like Stephen Ferris.

Penney set to choose Howlett ahead of O'Connell as new Munster captain
# Changeover
# Changeover

Penney set to choose Howlett ahead of O'Connell as new Munster captain

Aug 22nd 2012, 8:08 AM 5,102 Views 5 Comments

It has been reported that the second-row will give up his armband to the former All Black ahead of the new rugby season.

# pro-12 - Monday 30 July, 2012

Don't sell the silverware: Ospreys avoid winding up order
# Taxing Times
# Taxing Times

Don't sell the silverware: Ospreys avoid winding up order

Jul 30th 2012, 5:26 PM 978 Views 0 Comments

The RaboDirect Pro12 champions have come to an agreement with revenue officials in the United Kingdom.

# pro-12 - Monday 4 June, 2012

Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks
# Banana Skin
# Banana Skin

Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks

Jun 4th 2012, 8:20 AM 2,361 Views 6 Comments

The tighthead prop’s injured hamstring may prevent him from lining up against New Zealand on Saturday.

# pro-12 - Friday 11 May, 2012

RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final preview: Ospreys v Munster
# Last Four
# Last Four

RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final preview: Ospreys v Munster

May 11th 2012, 11:10 AM 320 Views 0 Comments

“We seem to have a knack of beating Munster,” says Ospreys coach Steve Tandy ahead of this evening’s knock-out clash.

# pro-12 - Saturday 21 April, 2012

"He understands the Munster way": Simon Easterby backs Axel for top job
# Munster Made
# Munster Made

"He understands the Munster way": Simon Easterby backs Axel for top job

Apr 21st 2012, 10:00 AM 772 Views 0 Comments

The former Ireland international will pit his forwards coaching wits against Anthony Foley this weekend as the Reds face Scarlets.

# pro-12 - Friday 20 April, 2012

Gimme Samoa: Connacht fans ready to wave off Ray while Munster say hello to David
# Ray
# Ray

Gimme Samoa: Connacht fans ready to wave off Ray while Munster say hello to David

Apr 20th 2012, 2:15 PM 840 Views 0 Comments

There is a new loose-head in town for Munster but Connacht will bid a Sportsground farewell to their two favourite Samoans.

# pro-12 - Saturday 14 April, 2012

As it happened: Connacht vs. Ulster, RaboDirect PRO 12
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Connacht vs. Ulster, RaboDirect PRO 12

Apr 14th 2012, 5:01 PM 4,300 Views 5 Comments

Could Brian McLaughlin’s men keep the away fires burning to steal into a Top 4 spot or would the Westerners add another impressive scalp to their collection? We went minute-by-minute to find out.

# pro-12 - Saturday 7 April, 2012

As it happened: Edinburgh v Toulouse. Heineken Cup
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Edinburgh v Toulouse. Heineken Cup

Apr 7th 2012, 2:44 PM 6,480 Views 0 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Edinburgh bid to upset the mighty Toulouse and become the first ever Scottish team in the Heineken Cup’s final four.

# pro-12 - Friday 6 April, 2012

'It could be pretty horrific' - Welsh pundits back Leinster to beat Cardiff
# No Quarter
# No Quarter

'It could be pretty horrific' - Welsh pundits back Leinster to beat Cardiff

Apr 6th 2012, 9:25 AM 468 Views 0 Comments

Injuries and suspensions have lead to scribes in Wales predicting a difficult encounter for Blues

# pro-12 - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Who’s the boss? Leinster seek to assert themselves on unwelcome territory
# Go Time
# Go Time

Who’s the boss? Leinster seek to assert themselves on unwelcome territory

Mar 31st 2012, 3:52 PM 1,887 Views 6 Comments

Time to lace up the business boots for Brian O’Driscoll, Keith Earls & co – It’s business time.

# pro-12 - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Team news: Luke Fitzgerald back in the fold for Leinster
# Let's Rabo
# Let's Rabo

Team news: Luke Fitzgerald back in the fold for Leinster

Mar 1st 2012, 12:50 PM 340 Views 0 Comments

Three of Ireland’s provinces are in Rabo Pro12 action tomorrow night and Luke Fitzgerald will make a return from injury.