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Foley seeking consistency as new era begins for Munster

WHEN he retired from playing in 2008, Anthony Foley thought it might be wise to step away from rugby for a while.

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Sexton broken jaw may delay mooted Blues move

As Leinster prepare for their Guinness Pro12 opener against Glasgow Warriors on Saturday, much of the build-up has focused on the possible return of former out-half Jonathan Sexton to the province for the start of next season.

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Boost for Connacht as skipper Muldoon set to face Dragons

Connacht have been boosted by the availability of their skipper John Muldoon ahead of their opening Guinness Pro12 game of the season against Dragons on Saturday.

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Foley happy with Munster’s ‘small steps’

Head coach Anthony Foley will have the pleasure of taking a winning team into Munster’s Guinness Pro12 campaign but he has demanded plenty more hard work from his players ahead of Friday’s season opener at home to Edinburgh.

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Sexton out after suffering broken jaw

Jonathan Sexton faces two months on the sidelines after breaking his jaw in Racing Metro’s Top 14 clash with Toulon on Saturday night.

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Payne paves way for Ulster

Leinster 7 Ulster 10
A strong start made all the difference in Tallaght on Saturday as Ulster edged out Leinster in this Bank of Ireland pre-season friendly.

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