Brian O'Driscoll will pull on his blue jersey for the last time tomorrow evening, as Leinster take on Glasgow in the RaboDirect Pro12 final.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
Watching Des Bishop travelling and breaking China the other week, it struck us just how far a certain sport has travelled as well.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
Leinster back Dave Kearney has been left out of Ireland's 30-man squad for the two-Test tour of Argentina in June.
Mon, 19 May, 2014
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt will name his squad to tour Argentina today with one eye on medical reports chiefly concerning fly-half Paddy Jackson and outside backs Dave Kearney and Fergus McFadden.
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Sat, 17 May, 2014
The Great Irish Bake Off is back, and a week of coverage from Chelsea will have gardeners drooling
Glasgow 16 Munster 15
Fri, 16 May, 2014
Ulster will be boosted by the return of some established players when they face Leinster in the second of the RaboDirect Pro12 semi-finals at the RDS on Saturday.
Wed, 14 May, 2014
Munster put some gloss on a losing weekend yesterday when the province announced the capture of former New Zealand Junior World Cup-winning captain Tyler Bleyendaal on a three-year contract.
Mon, 12 May, 2014
Leinster 15 Edinburgh 13
Sat, 10 May, 2014
There may be bigger battles ahead in the culmination of this RaboDirect Pro12 campaign but Munster will close their regular season at home to Ulster this evening intent on maintaining momentum with the play-offs just a week away.
It may be a dead rubber in the eyes of some but for Munster’s Damien Varley, Saturday’s clash with Ulster holds plenty of reasons to put on a show at Thomond Park.
Thu, 08 May, 2014
Munster took a giant step towards a home semi-final in the RaboDirect Pro12 play-offs with a comprehensive 55-12 win at Edinburgh.
Sat, 03 May, 2014
Fri, 02 May, 2014
Super Garden returns, it’s a big week for the Champions League and there’s also some serious depravity in Game of Thrones.
Sat, 19 Apr, 2014
Glasgow 27 Ulster 9
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014
Munster’s stand-in skipper James Coughlan expects the squad to face a nasty video session this morning.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2014
Rob Penney has called for better communication between coaches and referees, having admitted he has no idea if his obligatory post-match reports on officials ever reach the men in the middle.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
Scarlets 32 Connacht 30
Sun, 30 Mar, 2014
Ulster loosehead prop, Tom Court, will make his 150th appearance for Ulster in tomorrow’ RaboDirect PRO12 match against Cardiff Blues.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
Munster could be poised to mix up their midfield for tomorrow’s RaboDirect Pro12 top-of-the-table clash with Leinster by including Denis Hurley at inside centre.
Dragons 8 Connacht 24
Sun, 23 Mar, 2014
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Sat, 22 Mar, 2014
Fri, 21 Mar, 2014
Scarlets 18 Munster 13
Mon, 03 Mar, 2014
Scarlets have received a double boost in advance of this evening’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash with leaders Munster at Parc Y Scarlets.
Sat, 01 Mar, 2014
Tommy Bowe’s hopes of a spectacular return for Ireland in the Six Nations looks to be over.
Wed, 19 Feb, 2014
Ulster’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash against the Scarlets last night was called-off due to a waterlogged Ravenhill.
Sat, 15 Feb, 2014
Italian club Benetton Rugby have decided not to compete in the RaboDirect PRO12 after this season, citing the uncertainty of the tournament.
Tue, 11 Feb, 2014
Mon, 10 Feb, 2014
The Connacht team to face Glasgow Warriors in Sunday's round 13 RaboDirect PRO12 clash at Scotstoun Stadium (KO: 2pm) has been named.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2014
Ulster head coach Mark Anscombe has signed a one-year contract extension to keep him at Ravenhill until June 2015.
Thu, 06 Feb, 2014
The Leinster team to face Connacht in tomorrow evening's RaboDirect PRO12 clash in the Sportsground (KO: 7.15pm) has been named.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
Fit-again Ulster flanker Chris Henry has admitted he is itching to take his Ireland chance after Sean O’Brien’s “devastating” shoulder injury.
Tue, 31 Dec, 2013
Ullster lock Lewis Stevenson is wary of a Leinster backlash in tomorrow’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash at the RDS.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2013
Munster coach Rob Penney has a number of selection headaches ahead of Friday night’s RaboDirect Pro12 clash with Connacht at Thomond Park (7.15pm).
Tue, 24 Dec, 2013
Ulster 13 Zebre 6
Fri, 20 Dec, 2013
Dave Kilcoyne has hailed Munster’s Ireland stars in signing new contracts as a commitment to the new generation’s cause in trying to emulate the Heineken Cup feats of 2006 and 2008.
Tue, 17 Dec, 2013
Sat, 30 Nov, 2013
The Connacht team to face Edinburgh in tomorrow's RaboDirect PRO12 clash at Murrayfield welcome Robbie Henshaw and Eoin McKeon back.
Thu, 28 Nov, 2013
Munster look set to welcome Keith Earls back from injury for Friday’s RaboDirect Pro12 game at Newport Gwent Dragons with coach Rob Penney also considering a debut for new signing Gerhard van den Heever.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2013
Connacht 21 Scarlets 24
Sat, 23 Nov, 2013
Munster Rugby’s plans to redevelop Musgrave Park moved a step closer to fruition yesterday with the sale of land on the Cork stadium’s grounds.
Thu, 21 Nov, 2013
Connacht head coach Pat Lam has welcomed Kieran Marmion’s decision to extend his contract with the province until at least summer 2016.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2013
Connacht back row Andrew Browne has been ruled out of action for at least four weeks after suffering a hamstring tear during last Saturday's derby defeat to Leinster, Connacht Rugby have said.
Wed, 30 Oct, 2013
Paul O’Connell hopes to finish his rugby career with Munster.
James Cronin may well have been more aggrieved than many within Munster when he heard Dave Kilcoyne had not been named by Joe Schmidt in Ireland’s squad for the autumn internationals.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony yesterday insisted he feels great and ready to lead the province into Europe against Edinburgh this weekend.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2013
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