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# pro14 - Friday 25 January, 2019

Youngster Gallagher gets first start as Connacht make 10 changes for key trip to Cardiff

Connacht are currently five points clear of Saturday’s opponents in Conference A of the Pro14.

Munster set for timely back row boost as O'Donoghue nears injury return

The 24-year-old has been sidelined since last season’s Pro14 semi-final defeat to Leinster.

# pro14 - Thursday 24 January, 2019

'Leo picked me this week': Lowe eager to get back on the field for Leinster after suspension

The brilliant Kiwi will enjoy his return to the field, whatever the weather.

Nagle in the back row as Ulster gear up for crucial Pro14 clash

The northern province face Benetton in Belfast on Friday night.

Kearney and McGrath start for Leinster as Cullen's men return to Pro14 action

James Lowe is also back in the province’s starting XV for the visit of Scarlets.

Munster's Springbok Botha relishing starting opportunity this weekend

Johann van Graan’s side return to Pro14 action against Dragons on Saturday.

# pro14 - Monday 21 January, 2019

Concern for luckless O'Donnell as Munster fear another injury setback

The flanker suffered a shoulder injury at the weekend.

# pro14 - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Connacht sign ex-Ulster prop Paddy McAllister from Gloucester

The 29-year-old loosehead has spent four years at Kingsholm.

# pro14 - Thursday 10 January, 2019

'We're well able to match any Pro14 team,' says Carty as he targets a higher grade of European rugby

The in-form out-half has sampled two runs through the Champions Cup pool stage and wants to double that during his new contract.

# pro14 - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Excellent business by Connacht as in-form Carty signs contract extension

The 26-year-old has committed his future to the western province.

# pro14 - Monday 7 January, 2019

Carbery class, O'Brien's burst and all your Pro14 highlights Derby Days This post contains videos

Carbery class, O'Brien's burst and all your Pro14 highlights

The last of the seasonal inter-pro highlights are right here waiting for you.

McFarland hopes Ulster's talented prospects 'learn a lot' from RDS experience

The northern province suffered another heavy inter-pro defeat, as their young side were taught a lesson by Leinster.

O'Brien builds on his opportunities after pre-season meeting with Cullen

The 22-year-old has made good progress this season, and was outstanding against Ulster on Saturday night.

# pro14 - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Munster show teeth in attack, but Connacht maintain momentum despite defeat

There was a lot to like about both teams in last night’s seven-try thriller.

'They're at a different stage to where we are': Ulster endure another difficult night

Dan McFarland’s side slip down to fifth in Conference B.

O'Brien a 'live option' for Toulouse as Cullen praises centre's progress

The 22-year-old was man of the match in Saturday’s big Pro14 win over Ulster at the RDS.

# pro14 - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Leinster's young guns shine but sloppiness leaves room for improvement

Leo Cullen was largely pleased with his side’s performance during their 40-7 win over Ulster.

Six-try Leinster make light work of Ulster in facile inter-pro victory

Leo Cullen’s much-changed side got back to winning ways to extend their lead at the top of Conference B.

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, Guinness Pro14 Inter-pro This post contains videos

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, Guinness Pro14

We brought you the minute-by-minute action from the Sportsground this evening.

As it happened: Leinster v Ulster, Guinness Pro14

We followed another intriguing inter-pro tie, as Leinster hosted Ulster at the RDS.

'I'd be in the wrong environment if I wasn't gutted and chomping at the bit'

Johnny McPhillips said he needs to be patient if the 21-year-old fly-half is to get more game time with Ulster.

Fitting finale to 'winter-pros' in store as stacked Munster take on Connacht

The provinces, and particularly Connacht, have offered up terrific entertainment over Christmas.

Youthful selection makes meeting of Leinster and Ulster a Class of 2016 reunion

Seven of the Ireland team that made it to the World U20 Championship final in action at the RDS tonight.

Van Graan impressed with 'mostly everything' about in-form Connacht

The Reds are looking to break a six-match losing run away to Irish provinces.

# pro14 - Friday 4 January, 2019

'Players need to be aware of the sanctions': Leinster not appealing Lowe ban

Leo Cullen admits his side will be under greater scrutiny this week.

Depth the focus for Cullen as Frawley handed starting opportunity

The 21-year-old out-half will make his third start for the province against Ulster tomorrow evening.

Wales hooker Ken Owens redeployed at number eight for Scarlets

The 32-year-old has been forced into a major positional change due to injuries.

Healy back and Daly debuts for Connacht, but Aki absent for Munster clash

The Westerners are also without captain Jarrad Butler for the third round of seasonal inter-pros.

Kearney returns to captain Leinster as Cullen rotates for visit of Ulster

The eastern province make 14 changes for Saturday’s Pro14 inter-pro at the RDS.

Ever-present Blade keeping focus on Connacht, but staking a claim behind international 9s

The 24-year-old has not had any serious contact with the Ireland setup, but is thriving during Kieran Marmion’s enforced absence.

# pro14 - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Sellout! Connacht and Munster set for Pro14 clash at packed Sportsground

The sides meet on Saturday night.

# pro14 - Monday 31 December, 2018

Rob Kearney and Jack McGrath return ahead of Leinster's clash with Ulster

Barry Daly is also available for selection for the first time since late August.

'It shows that in big games we can come past the mental barrier'

Johann van Graan is encouraged by the room for improvement in Munster’s performance after their derby victory over Leinster.

Cullen hopes Leinster will be better for their Thomond Park experience

The eastern province now turn their attention to Saturday’s clash with Ulster after suffering just their third defeat of the season.

# pro14 - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Sexton: Leinster must learn from poor discipline for Toulouse showdown

Two yellows, one red and 14 penalties cost Leo Cullen’s side at Thomond Park last night.

# pro14 - Saturday 29 December, 2018

Van Graan lauds his side's discipline as Munster end 2018 unbeaten at Thomond

The southern province came out the right side of a fractious and fragmented affair against Leinster.

14-man Leinster pay the penalty as Munster win fiery December derby

Johann van Graan’s men record a first victory over their rivals in two years with a hard-fought, and much-needed, win at Thomond Park.

As it happened: Munster v Leinster, Guinness Pro14

Relive all the action as Munster edged out their rivals at Thomond Park.

Friend: 'I couldn't be prouder of the Connacht clan'

The Connacht head coach watched his side record their sixth win in seven outings against Ulster last night.

Munster and Leinster set for heavyweight showdown at sold-out Thomond

Two full-strength teams makes Saturday’s festive inter-pro a mouthwatering contest.