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Rugby - Saturday 25 May, 2019

How did you rate Leinster in their hard-fought Pro14 final win over the Warriors?

Leo Cullen’s men completed magnificent defence of their Pro14 crown.

Leinster go back-to-back in the Pro14 as they edge Glasgow at Celtic Park

Leo Cullen’s men secured their sixth title in the competition in tough conditions in Glasgow.

Conroy untouchable as Ireland beat Scotland to set up quarter-final clash with Fiji

The Tullamore flyer scored a hat-trick to tip the balance after an even first half.

As it happened: Glasgow Warriors v Leinster, Pro14 Final

We’re going minute-by-minute as Leinster aim to seal a second consecutive Pro14 title in Celtic Park.

Saracens and Exeter score six tries apiece on path to final showdown

England’s leading sides will meet in the decider for the third time in four years.

Ireland beat England at Twickenham again, but can't keep lid on New Zealand

Mick McGrath helped Ireland to a 21-17 win over England in their own back yard.

'I knew from the way the power had left my body that I was paralysed. I couldn't move my legs'

Victor Connell was left paralysed after breaking his neck in a scrum at 25, but he has built a whole new life for himself.

How we talk about rugby is changing - how is the Irish language keeping up?

We look at how the language is adapting to a sport becoming more technical and tactical.

Stuesdays, lineout nerding and contact skills - Molony makes progress

The second row returns to the Leinster bench today after a frustrating injury in recent times.

Leinster have chance to finish with a bang in Glasgow's Celtic Park

Dave Rennie’s side should prove a difficult proposition on home soil.

'We don't want to be a dejected dressing room again, especially so soon after'

Tadhg Furlong and Leinster have one final shot at glory for the season at Celtic Park this evening.

Rugby - Friday 24 May, 2019

'It'll be 23 of us against 40,000': Sexton taking lesson from Saracens for raid in Glasgow's back garden

Leinster’s captain is ready to make a mark after a not-very-enjoyable stint on the bench last week.

Irish second row Nagle joins Zebre after leaving Leinster

The Cork native had spent the second half of the season on loan at Ulster.

'For any individuals that I did offend, I apologise to them' - Cullen

Leinster boss Leo Cullen has apologised for his comments about Glasgow being Rangers supporters.

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Pro14 final

The out-half comes back into the starting XV as one of three changes from last week’s win over Munster.

Glasgow unchanged for Celtic Park showdown with Leinster

Dave Rennie is hoping to quadruple the ‘deafening’ atmosphere of Scotstoun to unseat the champions.

A first-ever World Cup semi-final the target with Irish rugby in good health

David Nucifora believes that increased player movement has been to the benefit of the game in Ireland.

Stuart Hogg intent on not being 'bullied' by Leinster as he bids to sign off with silverware

Hogg is among the great entertainers, but Glasgow will attempt to show off their clinical, pragmatic side to unseat the reigning champions.

'It's an opportunity to bring in some experienced coaches to support Johann'

IRFU boss David Nucifora believes Munster can turn the loss of Felix Jones and Jerry Flannery into a positive.

Conan hopes continued success in blue will lead to big days in green

The Leinster number eight is enjoying some of the best form of his career ahead of Saturday’s Pro14 final.

IRFU 'very hopeful' of agreeing deal with Kearney despite French links

The 33-year-old fullback’s current contract is due to expire after this year’s World Cup.

Rugby - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Jack Carty named out-half in Pro14 Dream Team

The Connacht star is one of seven Irish-based players in the tournament’s team of the year.

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster? The42 Rugby Weekly This post contains videos

Would ex-England coach Rowntree be a good appointment for Munster?

Gavan Casey, Ryan Bailey and Andy Dunne discussed whether he would be a good fit at the province on The42 Rugby Weekly.

Van der Flier takes inspiration from Nacewa's injury mindset

The Leinster flanker says Nacewa’s attitude around setbacks and rehab opened his eyes.

Leicester's Geordan Murphy charged with verbal abuse of match official

The former Ireland fullback has endured a difficult season in charge of Leicester Tigers.

Ulster confirm departing players as well as scrum coach Dundon

Peter Nelson is among those moving on after struggling to nail down first-team opportunities.

'Our analysis is broader than just one game or the result of a final'

Felipe Contepomi says Leinster are determined to win Saturday’s Pro14 final, but the result will not solely define the province’s season.

Rugby - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Former England coach Rowntree in talks with van Graan's Munster

The 48-year-old is currently part of the Georgia coaching staff ahead of the World Cup.

England exile Cipriani voted Premiership Player of the Season

The out-half remains removed from Eddie Jones’ international fold.

Hartley may have to fight for place in England's RWC squad without playing since December

‘His time will come when he’s ready,’ said Saints director of rugby Chris Boyd.

Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery Trophy-laden Career This post contains videos

Veteran French and Clermont hooker announces retirement after finally ending European misery

After losing five Champions Cup finals, Benjamin Kayser signs off with a Challenge Cup win.

Prendergast's coaching stock rises as ex-Munster scrum-half joins Racing 92

The Irish coach will link up with Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan in Paris.

O'Mahony, Carty and Aki among 18 Irish nominees for Pro14 Dream Team

Just three Leinster players have made the shortlist and the final selection will revealed on Thursday.

David Nucifora signs new deal to stay with IRFU until 2022

The Australian has made landmark changes in Irish rugby since arriving in 2014.

Good news for rugby fans as Pro14 final to be shown free-to-air

TG4 will show live coverage of Leinster’s clash with Glasgow Warriors this weekend.

'They have an amazing skill level': Furlong turns Fardy into a Wexford hurling fan

The Leinster team-mates were at Parnell Park last Sunday to watch Dublin take on Davy Fitzgerald’s side.

'We're a better side, with better balance and a better understanding of what we're trying to put on the park'

Glasgow’s form fell off a cliff in the second half of last season, but they have learned plenty of lessons for this year’s trophy chase.

Munster reveal new adidas home and alternate kits for next season

The alternate jersey is sure to be a big seller.

'We believe in the women's game as a commercial entity'

World Rugby wants to see female coaches ‘cracking through barriers’.

Lam signs new long-term deal to stay with Bristol Bears until 2023

The former Connacht head coach will have his title changed to director of rugby.