Since the advent of professionalism and the rise in the status of the Rugby World Cup after its rushed introduction in 1987 against the wishes of the four unions in Britain and Ireland, the sport at international level now tends to operate in four-year cycles.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
Five tries, five match points and their place at the top of the Guinness Pro12 table was the prize for Munster at Musgrave Park on Saturday, but the most avid home fan would admit that Cardiff were unlucky not to even take home a losing bonus point.
Mon, 19 Oct, 2015
Guinness Pro12: Munster 33 Cardiff Blues 16: Munster overcame the loss of Ian Keatley and Andrew Conway to put Cardiff Blues to the sword with a top-notch second-half performance that yielded three tries and another four Pro12 points at Musgrave Park on Saturday night.
Mon, 16 Feb, 2015