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# pro14 - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

O'Halloran to see specialist after picking up groin injury

Connacht out-half Conor Fitzgerald is also dealing with a groin issue after the win over Edinburgh.

# pro14 - Monday 26 October, 2020

Munster run in five tries with a brace for Coombes in thrilling win over Cardiff

It finished 38-27 in Munster’s favour at Thomond Park.

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

Friend hails Connacht's control after big win in Edinburgh

‘I love the fact that the players, when they got into the red zone backed themselves and executed.’

# pro14 - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Connacht produce stunning five-try display to pick up bonus point and end bad away form

The Irish province came away from their trip to Edinburgh with an impressive win.

# pro14 - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Ringrose and Doris win Leinster rugby player awards after Pro 14 title-winning season

The province were recently crowned Pro14 champions for the third successive season.

# pro14 - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Benetton Treviso put up a superb fight but Leinster prevail to win yet again Italian Job This post contains videos

Benetton Treviso put up a superb fight but Leinster prevail to win yet again

Leinster overcame a spirited display from the Italians but in the end they deserved their 37-25 victory.

# pro14 - Friday 9 October, 2020

Arnold and Aki to team up in midfield for Connacht's Cardiff trip

Andy Friend makes two changes to the side which beat Glasgow last weekend.

Conor Murray on the bench as Munster name team to face Edinburgh

Last week’s hero Ben Healy starts at 10 for tomorrow evening’s clash in Thomond Park.

# pro14 - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Munster cancel training again as province awaits further Covid-19 test results

A senior player tested positive for the virus earlier this week, with a further six players identified as close contacts.

# pro14 - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway

The Ireland centre scored two tries as Connacht delivered some stunning rugby in the second half.

# pro14 - Friday 2 October, 2020

Sexton removal 'a precaution' but Leinster worried about Deegan knee injury

The out-half was replaced after just 23 minutes of the win against the Dragons.

Young guns impress as Ulster kick off season with win over Benetton

An imperfect Ulster performance nonetheless yielded five tries at the Kingspan Stadium.

Aki in place as Connacht welcome Glasgow to Galway

Andy Friend is able to field his strongest available side as his team bid to bounce back from their ‘A’ defeat to Munster.

21-year-old Casey among starters as Munster commence Pro14 away to Scarlets

Mike Haley and Darren Sweetnam make their return tot first-team action.

Ulster brush off the sugar coating and carry hurt of big defeats into new season

“If you forget about it, you won’t learn from it. When we need that hurt, we’ll use it.”

Fullback Haley happy in Munster and hopes to push back into Ireland contention

The 26-year-old former Sale man earned his Test debut last year against Italy.

# pro14 - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Sexton to captain Leinster in Pro14 opener while Larmour and Keenan switch roles

The holders will get their campaign underway at home after their recent exit from the Champions Cup.

Flexibility in all aspects key for Connacht as new season looms

The Clan Terrace was repurposed as the team’s meeting room over the summer.

Beirne's Munster ambition burns bright as he gets set for first clash with Scarlets

The Kildare man is set to face his old team for the first time since joining Munster.

Gibson-Park concentrates on Leinster battle before worrying about Ireland caps

The 28-year-old scrum-half is heading into his fifth season with the province.

# pro14 - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Confirmed: SA Rugby votes its big four into expanded Pro16 as Cheetahs get the boot

The Bulls, Stormers, Sharks, and Lions are set to join the expanded competition.

Lancaster would welcome 'positive addition' of South African sides to Pro16

The Lions, Bulls, Stormers, and Sharks could join the competition from 2021 onwards.

# pro14 - Monday 28 September, 2020

Ulster take solace in battle-hardiness and fresh start of new season

The northern province claimed just one win in their five matches since rugby restarted in August.

# pro14 - Friday 25 September, 2020

Ulster receive suspended fine and docked point over Ian Madigan gaffe

An administrative error meant the player should have been ineligible for two PRO14 fixtures.

# pro14 - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Monday Night Rugby comes to Pro14 for 2020/21 season as new fixtures announced

Leinster open their title defence at the RDS while Munster kick off the Monday Night Rugby era at Thomond.

Pro14 confirm expansion talks to include high-profile South African teams

However, there won’t be any South African involvement in the new season until 2021 at the earliest.

# pro14 - Monday 21 September, 2020

Cullen looks for answers after Leinster lose out in their 'war on two fronts'

The province’s head coach didn’t believe his team were physically overpowered by the English side’s pack.

# pro14 - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Ulster left deflated and rueing missed chances before Leinster hit high gears

A tight first half could have been tighter if Ulster had made the most of their penalty chances.

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Pro14 final

The first trophy of the restarted season is up for grabs and we’re going minute-by-minute.

# pro14 - Friday 11 September, 2020

Sexton on the bench, Ryan returns and Ringrose captains Leinster for Pro14 final

Ross Byrne, hero of Leinster’s 2019 Champions Cup quarter-final win over Ulster, starts at 10.

'I'm sick of hearing about when Ulster last won silverware'

Rob Lyttle was nine when his native province claimed the Celtic League and craves some silverware he can lift himself.

# pro14 - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Andrew Brace appointed referee for the Pro14 final between Leinster and Ulster

The 32-year-old has been a rising star of the refereeing scene in recent years.

# pro14 - Monday 7 September, 2020

'You just have to keep knocking at that door': Stander undeterred by Munster's semi-final struggles

The number 8 vows to come back and challenge for more titles with Munster next year.

# pro14 - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'He's big time, isn't he? Anybody who knows Mads knows he is big time'

Ian Madigan was the match winner for Dan McFarland’s Ulster over in Murrayfield.

As it happened: Edinburgh v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final

Ian Madigan’s ice-cold kicking sent the northern province into the final against Leinster.

# pro14 - Friday 4 September, 2020

Munster left to lament missed chances against Leinster

Munster successfully knocked the champions out of their rhythm, but were unable to capitalise.

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

It’s the island’s two most successful provinces, it’s knockout rugby and we’re going minute-by-minute.

Stockdale, McCloskey, and Murphy all fit as Ulster make three changes

Billy Burns returns to captain the side, while Edinburgh have named a strong starting XV.

# pro14 - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Leinster start Keenan and Connors as Munster make three changes

Billy Holland, Jack O’Donoghue, and Stephen Archer come back in for Johann van Graan’s side.

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