Henshaw’s late try earns Connacht rare Murrayfield victory
RABODIRECT PRO12: Edinburgh 24 Connacht 32
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RABODIRECT PRO12: Edinburgh 24 Connacht 32
When Rob Penney was still coaching Canterbury to NPC success back in New Zealand, he received a delegation of coaches from Edinburgh, eager to pick the Kiwi’s brains and discover the secrets of his success.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2012
Rob Penney has been able to name Ireland internationals Donncha O’Callaghan and Mike Sherry in his first competitive squad for Munster’s RaboDirect Pro12 opener at Edinburgh tomorrow night.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2012
Munster enjoyed the time of their lives for 40 minutes in last night’s Rabo Direct Pro12 clash with the Cardiff Blues at Thomond Park.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2012
Off the field business has provided another unwelcome diversion from Munster’s crucial RaboDirect Pro12 clash with Cardiff Blues at Thomond Park tonight, with news of a second loan move by Peter Stringer fromSaracens to Newcastle Falcons.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
Ulster’s Nevin Spence hopes to avoid the blues when he runs-up against Gavin Henson in Cardiff’s traditional Arms Park home tonight.
Fri, 17 Feb, 2012
High hopes of Connacht repeating their famous victory of 10 years ago in Cardiff Arms Park were dashed last night when the Blues claimed victory on home soil.
Sat, 11 Feb, 2012
Connacht coach Eric Elwood rallied his side for tonight’s clash with Cardiff Blues by urging them to show the spirit they showed in Europe this season.
Fri, 10 Feb, 2012
TABLE-TOPPERS Leinster have named a close to full-strength team for today’s Rabo Pro-12 match against Cardiff.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2012
WINTER arrived with a vengeance in Dublin last night — but Leinster gave their supporters plenty cause for cheer as they swept to a comfortable bonus-point victory over an outclassed Cardiff outfit.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
ONE more injury or one more call-up to the Wales squad this week and Cardiff Blues would have found themselves travelling to Dublin for this evening’s RaboDirect Pro12 encounter without the services of a full starting 15.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2011
WALES captain Sam Warburton will return to action when the Cardiff Blues launch their Heineken Cup campaign in Paris tonight.
Fri, 11 Nov, 2011
Gavin Henson has been selected in a 24-man Wales squad for next month’s Millennium Stadium clash against the Barbarians.
Mon, 09 May, 2011
Fri, 15 Apr, 2011
JAMES COUGHLAN scored the game’s only try but it was Munster’s defence that saw them put one foot in the Magners League play-offs in Cardiff last night.
Sat, 26 Mar, 2011
WALES went into Saturday’s game knowing they needed to beat France by 27 points to snatch the Six Nations title from England.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
IT’S been a week the French will want to forget. Vilified in the press, ashamed to walk down the streets and bubbling with tension since their shock loss to Italy last week.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2011
Wales coach Warren Gatland has made two enforced changes for Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations finale against France in Paris.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2011
James Hook will make his second start at fly-half in this season’s RBS 6 Nations Championship when Wales face Ireland on Saturday.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
LEINSTER coach Joe Schmidt has admitted that the next fortnight will be crucial to his team’s hopes of reaching the Magners League play-offs.
Mon, 21 Feb, 2011
LEO CULLEN will become only the fifth player in Leinster’s history to reach the 150 cap mark when he leads the side out for tonight’s Magners League clash away to third-placed Cardiff Blues at the Cardiff Park Stadium (kick-off 6.30pm).
Sat, 19 Feb, 2011
James Hook will start at fly-half for Wales in Saturday’s RBS 6 Nations clash against Scotland at Murrayfield.
Tue, 08 Feb, 2011
Martyn Williams has been left out of Wales’ RBS 6 Nations squad in a shock omission by head coach Warren Gatland.
Sun, 23 Jan, 2011
NORTHAMPTON maintained their perfect Heineken Cup Pool 1 record in a thriller at the Cardiff City Stadium after the Blues were hit by the second-half dismissal of Xavier Rush.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
WINGER Bryan Habana’s fractured a bone in his hand during training and will take no further part in South Africa’s tour of Britain and Ireland.
Wed, 17 Nov, 2010
Ryan Jones has regained the Wales captaincy and will take charge of a much-changed team against Fiji at the Millennium Stadium on Friday night.
Tue, 16 Nov, 2010
CARDIFF BLUES knocked Munster off their perch at the top of the Magners League table with a comfortable victory over Connacht.
Fri, 01 Oct, 2010
CONNACHT coach Eric Elwood has slammed the “ridiculous” scheduling of their Magners League clash away to Cardiff Blues.
Thu, 30 Sep, 2010
Shane Williams has been ruled out of Wales’ Tests against South Africa and New Zealand with a shoulder injury.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
Former Munster prop Timmy Ryan has made the replacements bench on the Toulon squad to play Cardiff Blues in the Amlin Challenge Cup final in Marseilles tomorrow.
Fri, 21 May, 2010
CONNACHT hope for a swift reversal in fortune when they return to the Galway Sportsground to host Cardiff this evening.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2009
British & Irish Lion centre Jamie Roberts will make his seasonal debut for Cardiff Blues against Connacht at The Sportsground on Friday.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2009
THERE was a time when Munster was the last place a promising young back-row forward would have looked when it came to forging a career as a professional rugby player.
Thu, 10 Sep, 2009
PINT-SIZED scrum-half Paul Marshall will relish the opportunity to shine when Ulster finish their home Magners League programme against the Cardiff Blues tonight (7.30).
Fri, 24 Apr, 2009
ALUN-WYN JONES will make his debut as Wales captain next week — and he could keep the job for a potential RBS 6 Nations title showdown against Ireland.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2009
WALES boss Warren Gatland has no doubt that Gavin Henson is fit and ready to make his long awaited Test rugby return in Paris on Friday night.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2009
WALES wing wizard Shane Williams has only a “50-50” chance of being fit to weave his magic against England tomorrow.
Fri, 13 Feb, 2009
British Lion Dwayne Peel has been left out of the Wales squad for this season’s RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2009
THE lowest point in Leinster’s season came in Castres before Christmas when they lost a game they ought to have won. Coincidence or not, they have won three games since they could just as easily have lost.
Mon, 12 Jan, 2009
WALES BOSS Warren Gatland has identified playmaker Matt Giteau as the man his team must stop in their quest for an overdue Tri-Nations scalp.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2008