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Edinburgh Dominate End Of Season Guinness PRO14 Awards

PRO14 Awards

Edinburgh secured three prizes in the Guinness PRO14’s end of season awards in Dublin on Sunday night.  The Scottish club have made huge strides this season under Richard Cockerill which saw them reach the last eight of the Champions Cup. Bill Mata was honoured by his opponents in the Guinness PRO14 as he was named the Players’ Player of the …

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How The PRO14 Playoff Race Looks With Just Two Rounds Remaining

PRO14 Playoff

There are just two regular season rounds remaining in this season’s Guinness PRO14 campaign and the race for a coveted playoff position looks set to go down to the wire.  The top three teams in each conference qualify for the PRO14 playoffs. In terms of European qualification, the three highest ranked European sides from each conference will qualify for the …

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“There’s Not Much That Needs To Be Said After A Day Like That”

Conor Murray

Conor Murray admits that the criticism he received throughout Ireland’s disappointing Six Nations campaign hasn’t affected him.  The Munster and Ireland star was speaking this week as brand ambassador for Pinergy and he believes that such has been Ireland’s success over the last 18 months, any dip in form is always going to be met with a strong reaction. “It …

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“It Was Black And White” – Conor Murray On Controversial Beirne Penalty Call

Conor Murray Tadhg Beirne

There was no shortage of controversial moments from Munster’s come-from-behind Champions Cup quarter-final victory over Edinburgh at Murrayfield on Saturday.  Johann van Graan’s side emerged 13-17 winners to secure a tie with Saracens in the last four with two tries from Keith Earls proving the difference against Richard Cockerill’s side. Both of Munster’s tries had some interesting moments. For the …

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Vote For Your Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

An incredible weekend of rugby has seen Munster, Saracens, Leinster and Toulouse advance into the last four of this season’s Heineken Champions Cup.  There was no shortage of outstanding individual performance throughout the four games which took place over the last few days and we would like you to vote for your XV of the weekend below. The results will …

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Carbery Starts As Munster Name Team For Edinburgh Quarter-Final

Munster Team

Munster have named Joey Carbery in their starting lineup for their Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Edinburgh at Murrayfield on Saturday (KO 12:45).  Carbery has been out injured with a hamstring injury since Ireland’s win over Scotland in Round 2 of the Six Nations but he has recovered in time to be fit for this season-defining clash. Up front, …

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Van Graan: Zebre Win Has No Bearing On Edinburgh Quarter-Final

Johann van Graan Munster

In the regularly spoken words of head coach Johann van Graan, Munster will go “back to zero” when they regroup on Monday ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final clash with Edinburgh next weekend.  Preparation for that season-defining match came in the shape of a bonus-point win over Zebre at Thomond Park on Saturday but don’t let the scoreline fool …

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Edinburgh Dish Out Big Win Over Leinster At Murrayfield

Edinburgh Leinster

Edinburgh 28 Leinster 11  Leinster fell to just their third defeat of the Guinness PRO14 season as a far from first-string side had no answer to a powerful Edinburgh performance. The Scottish side dominated possession for long periods and their greater physicality and force up front yielded a lot of success throughout the 80 minutes. Ciaran Frawley opened the scoring …

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Edinburgh Reach Knockouts For First Time In Seven Years With Montpellier Win

Edinburgh

Edinburgh have secured passage to the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup thanks to a 19-10 victory over Montpellier at Murrayfield.  The last time the Scottish club reached the last eight was way back in the 2011/12 season and not only content with that, but Richard Cockerill’s side have secured a home quarter-final. Edinburgh chipped away at the scoreboard in …

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Eight Try Munster Put Edinburgh To The Sword In Dominant Win

Munster champions cup sellout

Munster – 44 Edinburgh – 14 Munster secured a one-sided bonus-point victory as a superb first half showing put Edinburgh to the sword and secured the outcome of this game long before Nigel Owen blew the full-time whistle. Andrew Conway, Keith Earls, Tadhg Beirne and Peter O’Mahony were all excellent but it was man-of-the-match Chris Farrell who stole the show …

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Ulster Rugby Appoint Edinburgh Managing Director As New CEO

Ulster

Ulster Rugby have confirmed the appointment of Edinburgh Rugby managing director, Jonny Petrie, as the club’s new CEO.  Petrie will take up his new role by the beginning of 2019 after he finishes up his current role with Edinburgh who has been with since July 2015. The 42-year-old former Glasgow and Scotland captain retired from rugby in 2007, before joining …

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