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# pro14 - Monday 31 December, 2018

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.

# pro14 - Friday 28 December, 2018

Connacht do the double over Ulster as Friend's men end the year on a high

The western province pressed for a fourth try but had to settle for four match points in Galway.

As it happened: Connacht v Ulster, Guinness Pro14

Andy Friend’s side looked to get back to winning ways as the festive inter-pros continued in Galway.

Conan relishes head-to-head battle with Stander as he aims for big 2019

The Leinster number eight is keen to set down a marker in front of Joe Schmidt this weekend.

200th appearance for Healy as Leinster bring their heavy artillery to Limerick

Leo Cullen has named his team for Saturday’s Pro14 derby against Munster.

Stander captains Munster as JVG recalls his big guns for visit of Leinster

The southern province make 12 changes for Saturday’s heavyweight showdown at Thomond Park.

Connacht seek ruthless response on home turf after RDS heartbreak

The western province are bidding for a third straight win over Ulster for the first time since the 1950s tonight.

Emotional Speight set for Ulster farewell against former coach Friend

‘It will be really hard to take the jersey off.’

# pro14 - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Try scorer against Munster suspended for Ulster's ties with Connacht and Leinster

The winger will sit out for two weeks after a tackle on Munster’s Darren Sweetnam.

# pro14 - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

Connacht make third short-term signing with capture of Munster's Fitzgerald

The fullback joins his younger brother, Conor, at the western province.

Leinster and Ruddock eyeing 'special win' at Munster's Thomond fortress

The provincial rivals meet in Limerick on Saturday evening.

Fresh from 'fighting brothers' in Munster, Nagle determined to set physical tone for Ulster

The Corkman will lead the Ulster pack in their inter-pro clash with Connacht.

# pro14 - Monday 24 December, 2018

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Leinster's comeback and an error-filled contest in Belfast - Pro14 highlights

Watch footage of the weekend’s inter-pro derbies.

# pro14 - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'It's only really when the game looks dead that we really clicked into gear'

Leo Cullen admitted Connacht were the ‘far better’ team in last night’s inter-pro, but his team put it together when it counted most.

# pro14 - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Leinster roar back from 17 down to deny Connacht and claim incredible inter-pro win

Tries from Sean Cronin, Dan Leavy and Andrew Porter in the space of 12 dramatic minutes brought a late win for the champions.

Connacht sign former Munster scrum-half Lloyd as injury cover

The 26-year-old has been playing for Clontarf this season.

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Guinness Pro14

We went minute-by-minute at the RDS as east met west in this festive inter-pro.

McFarland thrilled with tempo and maul to keep Ulster on winning run

There was no room for black and white emotion as neither side got all they wanted.

Leinster wary of Connacht's returning threats in RDS Christmas cracker

A sell-out crowd is expected in Dublin tonight as east meets west in the Pro14 inter-pro derby.

# pro14 - Friday 21 December, 2018

JVG: 'Whether an incident happens in the first or last second, you just want consistency'

The Munster head coach was left frustrated again by crucial officiating decisions.

Munster dig out losing bonus point as Baloucoune tips the balance for Ulster

Rob Herring and Dave Shanahan also scored for the hosts, but they were unable to secure a bonus point.

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro14

The first inter-pro derby of the festive period was down for decision under the lights in Belfast.

Cullen wants his Leinster players to seize their festive window of opportunity

The head coach has rewarded a number of young players with starting roles for tomorrow’s inter-pro against Connacht.

Ruddock captains much-changed Leinster for RDS inter-pro against Connacht

The eastern province make 12 changes for the first Pro14 derby fixture of the Christmas period.

'Let Joey be Joey' - Munster need to let their new No 10 play his own game

Munster are trying to put a square peg in a round hole, according to Andy Dunne.

Munster up against it as Ulster keep ranks bolstered

Form and personnel make Ulster hot favourites to avenge the 64-7 defeat suffered in Thomond Park early this season.

Training ground form fuelling confidence for Bryan Byrne ahead of inter-pros

The hooker is primed and ready to face Connacht after spinning his wheels in training.

# pro14 - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Baloucoune in for Stockdale, but Ulster retain strength for Munster clash

Rory Best is among the replacements as Dan McFarland has been able to name a team with just three changes.

Jean Kleyn bursting to make Munster return

The powerful South African’s absence was felt during back-to-back battles with Castres.

# pro14 - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Northern exposure: Jordi Murphy relishing new challenge as he settles into Belfast life

The Irish international has hit form for his new side.

Aki back in training with Connacht as Friend's side prepare for Leinster

The centre has returned from New Zealand, but a decision on his availability for the RDS inter-pro will be made later in the week.

# pro14 - Monday 17 December, 2018

Luckless Farrell remains sidelined with thigh problem

Johann van Graan reported no fresh injury concerns from the defeat in Castres.

Kearney to return to Leinster training this week after dead leg

The fullback missed the win over Bath with the issue, but will be assessed ahead of Saturday’s Pro14 meeting with Connacht.

# pro14 - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Johnny Sexton named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year

He was integral to a record-breaking year for Leinster, as well as Ireland’s unprecedented success – including a Grand Slam and home victory over the All Blacks.