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Tag Archives: Guinness PRO14 2018/19

Blow For Leinster As Devin Toner Ruled Out Of PRO14 Final

Devin Toner

Leinster have been dealt with the blow that Devin Toner will be unavailable for the eastern province’s Guinness PRO14 final with Glasgow Warriors in Celtic Park on Saturday.  Leo Cullen’s secured their spot in the final two when they overcame rivals Munster 24-9 on Saturday at the RDS. Toner left the field just before halftime with a leg injury and …

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The Top Performers From PRO14 Semi-Final Weekend

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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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“He Was Incredible Wasn’t He?” – Cullen Praises “Role Model” Van Der Flier

Van der Flier

Sean McMahon reporting from the RDS Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has praised the performance of man-of-the-match Josh van der Flier after his side’s 24-9 victory over Munster at the RDS on Saturday afternoon.  Van der Flier played 77 minutes of this afternoon’s semi-final victory and these were the first minutes which the flanker has played since he suffered a …

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More Semi-Final Heartbreak For Munster As Leinster Secure Glasgow Berth

Leinster Munster

Leinster 24 Munster 9 Sean McMahon reporting from Thomond Park  Leinster bounced back from the disappointment of Newcastle as they produced a superb second-half performance to swat away the Munster challenge and secure a spot against Glasgow Warriors in the PRO14 final next weekend. There was little between the teams in the opening 40 minutes as Leinster took a 9-6 …

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Leinster & Munster Combined XV As Chosen By You

Leinster Munster

Leinster and Munster take each other on in the Guinness PRO14 semi-final at the RDS on Saturday afternoon in what promises to be a highly-entertaining affair.  Both Leo Cullen and Johann van Graan have named strong teams and with that in mind, earlier this afternoon we asked you to vote on a combined XV based on the starting lineups of …

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Leinster V Munster: Choose Your Combined XV From Starting Teams

Leinster Munster

We’re less than 24 hours away from the highly anticipated Guinness PRO14 semi-final clash between Leinster and Munster at the RDS.  In what is a repeat of last year’s semi-final, Munster will be hoping to end their last-four hoodoo by clinching a spot in the final while Leinster will have no shortage of motivation after the disappointment of last weekend’s …

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Johnny Sexton Held In Reserve As Leinster Team Named For Munster Battle

Leinster

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has announced his matchday 23 for Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final with Munster at the RDS.  Cullen has made four changes to the team which started against Saracens in Newcastle last weekend. Dave Kearney comes onto the right wing as Jordan Larmour is shifted to fullback. Rob Kearney drops out of the matchday 23 altogether. Ross …

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Frustrated Joey Carbery Looking To Make Comeback Against Leinster

Joey Carbery

It’s been a frustrating couple of weeks for Joey Carbery.  The Ireland out-half has had to sit on the sidelines and watch his side endure a difficult time as they exited the Champions Cup at the semi-final stage to eventual winners Saracens. Munster also scraped over the line in their Guinness PRO14 quarter-final victory over Benetton at Thomond Park as …

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Jamison Gibson-Park In Contention For Munster Semi-Final Showdown

Jamison Gibson-Park

Jamison Gibson-Park is in contention for Leinster’s Guinness PRO14 semi-final with Munster at the RDS on Saturday.  The Kiwi scrum-half suffered a hamstring injury in Leinster’s loss to Glasgow Warriors back in April but Leinster confirmed this afternoon that the 27-year-old will return to training this week and is due to be available for selection. The same applies to flanker …

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Breaking: Jerry Flannery And Felix Jones Will Leave Munster

Jerry Flannery Felix Jones

Munster Rugby have announced that Jerry Flannery and Felix Jones will depart the province at the end of the season.  The contracts of both coaches were up for renewal at the end of the season and head coach Johann van Graan reiterated his desire in recent weeks to keep the duo on the coaching ticket. Both coaches have declined their …

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Johann Van Graan: We’re Going To Back Those U20s Guys Next Season

Johann van Graan

The potential success of Munster’s season will be decided in the coming weeks.  A disappointing exit in the Heineken Champions Cup to Saracens was followed by the southern province scraping into the last four of the Guinness PRO14 thanks to their narrow win over Benetton on Saturday at Thomond Park. Munster’s problems in attack have been highlighted at times throughout …

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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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The Top Performers From PRO14 Quarter-Finals

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The Guinness PRO14 quarter-finals took place this weekend as Munster and Ulster secured their passage to the semi-finals where they will face away trips to take on Leinster and the Glasgow Warriors, respectively.  There was no shortage of drama between the two games and the pain of defeat will no doubt be felt by Benetton and Connacht who will both …

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