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The Top Performers From Leinster’s PRO14 Final Win Against Glasgow

Leinster

Leinster secured back-to-back Guinness PRO14 titles thanks to a hard-fought 18-15 win over the Glasgow Warriors at Celtic Park on Saturday night.  Due to the wet conditions, the quality of the match was reduced to what can only be described as a ‘slug-fest’ but it was Leinster’s composure and ability to play in such circumstances which saw them eke out …

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A Glasgow & Leinster Combined XV As Chosen By You

Glasgow Leinster

The Guinness PRO14 final between Leinster and Glasgow Warriors kicks off at 6.30 pm this evening and it looks set to be a quality match as these two in-form sides go toe-to-toe.  Glasgow thrashed Ulster at Scotstoun last weekend while Leinster had too much in the tank for Munster as they pulled away in the second half in what was …

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Leinster V Glasgow: Choose Your Combined XV From Starting Teams

leinster glasgow

We’re just a day away from the Guinness PRO14 final which sees Leinster and the Glasgow Warriors battle it out for the title.  Leinster will be looking to claim back-to-back PRO14 championships while Dave Rennie’s side will be hoping to lift the trophy for the first time since 2015. Both sides have named very strong teams for Saturday’s final at …

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Leo Cullen Apologises For “Throwaway Remark” After Win Against Munster

Leo Cullen

Leo Cullen has apologised for a “throwaway remark” he made during the post-match press conference after Leinster’s 24-9 victory over Munster at the RDS last weekend.  During that press conference, the Leinster head coach stated: “Glasgow rugby players all support Rangers I’ve been told so everybody in Glasgow should be supporting us, the Celtic fans for sure.” Before continuing: “Hopefully, …

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Glasgow Make Just One Change To Matchday 23 For Final With Leinster

Glasgow

Glasgow Warriors head coach Dave Rennie has made just one change to his matchday 23 for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 final with Leinster at Celtic Park.  That change comes among the replacements as prop Siua Halanukonuka comes into the squad. Elsewhere, Rennie has stuck with the side which completely dismantled Ulster in the semi-final which sees Ali Price and Adam Hastings …

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The Top Performers From PRO14 Semi-Final Weekend

PRO14

The Guinness PRO14 is entering its final week as the Glasgow Warriors and Leinster will battle it out for the title in Celtic Park next Saturday.  Both sides, who finished top of their respective conferences, eased to victory over the weekend. Glasgow put 50 points on Ulster on Friday night in Scotstoun and while Munster put up a fight for …

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Guinness PRO14 Playoff Matchups Now Confirmed

PRO14

The participating teams in the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 playoffs have been confirmed after the final round of regular season action was finalised today.  GUINNESS PRO14 – QUARTER-FINALS Saturday, May 4 15:00: Munster Rugby (A2) v Benetton Rugby (B3) Thomond Park, Limerick Live on Eir Sport, Premier Sports & DAZN 17:35: Ulster Rugby (B2) v Connacht Rugby (A3) Kingspan Stadium, Belfast …

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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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Munster & Ulster Name Sides For Crucial PRO14 Ties

Munster Ulster Teams

Munster and Ulster have named their sides for their respective clashes in the Guinness PRO14 on Friday night.  Munster, buoyed by their come-from-behind victory against Edinburgh in the Champions Cup, will be looking to keep the pressure on the Glasgow Warriors at the top of Conference A when they welcome the Cardiff Blues to Irish Independent Park in Cork. Johann …

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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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Saracens Snatch Top Seed With Hard Fought Win Over Warriors

Saracens saw off a furious challenge from Glasgow Warriors to win 38-19 at Allianz Park on Saturday and clinch first place in Pool 3 and the top seed in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals. Saracens had won their first five games to ensure a last-eight spot. Glasgow had already qualified on Friday without playing when Scottish rivals Edinburgh beat Montpellier …

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Watch: Glasgow See Red For Shoulder To The Head Of Jake Ball

Glasgow Red Card

The Glasgow Warriors are currently 20-8 up against the Scarlets in this evening’s Guinness PRO14 clash.  Rhys Patchell gave the Scarlets a 0-3 lead but the Warriors responded with a try from Brandon Thomson on the half-hour mark and the out-half also tagged on eight points from the tee to give his side a 10-point half-time lead. Nick Griggs crossed …

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Exeter Chiefs Confirm Signing Of Stuart Hogg

Stuart Hogg Exeter Chiefs Glasgow

The Exeter Chiefs have completed a superb signing for next season after the club confirmed today that they have acquired the services of Stuart Hogg.  Hogg confirmed over the weekend that he will be leaving the Glasgow Warriors next season for “family and rugby reasons”. The 63-times capped Scotland full-back will be heading to Sandy Park on a two-year contract …

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Van Graan: “They Gave Us A Bloody Nose A Few Weeks Ago”

Munster head coach Johann van Graan hailed a big win after he saw his side come back from the brink to secure a 25-24 victory over the Glasgow Warriors at Thomond Park on Saturday night.  Midway through the second half, it looked all but certain that Munster would succumb to their fourth defeat of this season’s Guinness PRO14, but like …

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Scannell The Hero As Munster Beat Glasgow At The Death

Munster 25 Glasgow 24  Sean McMahon reporting from Thomond Park  A late Rory Scannell penalty with the clock in the red saw Munster come from behind to secure an incredible 25-24 win over the Glasgow Warriors. Despite what looked like a certain loss where Glasgow utterly dominated in the second quarter and third quarter of this match, Munster mounted a …

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European Rugby To Apologise Over Comical Cardiff & Glasgow Kit Clash

European rugby chiefs have said they will apologise to Cardiff and Glasgow over the extraordinary kit clash that marred Sunday’s Champions Cup clash in the Welsh capital. Both teams lined up in blue, with visitors Glasgow’s marginally the lighter — a situation Cardiff fly-half Gareth Anscombe said was a “disgrace”. It proved a particular problem in a first half where …

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