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PRO14 Cancel Final In Cardiff & Suspend Season Indefinitely

PRO14 Coronavirus

The PRO14 have released a statement whereby they have confirmed that the 2019/20 season has been suspended indefinitely.  This season’s final which was due to take place at the Cardiff City Stadium on June 20 has now been cancelled. The organisation have outlined four sets of criteria which would enable the resumption of this season’s competition. These are as follows: …

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Guinness PRO14 Season Has Been Suspended Indefinitely

PRO14 Coronavirus

Guinness PRO14 officials have confirmed that the season has been suspended indefinitely. The drastic action has come to light as the outbreak of Coronavirus [Covid-19] continues to worsen throughout Europe. PRO14 have confirmed they will review the suspension as time goes on as public health advice continues to be updated. You can read the full statement below: “The current Guinness …

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Joey Carbery Set For Further Surgery As Munster Provide Injury Update

Joey Carbery

Munster have confirmed that Joey Carbery will undergo further surgery as he continues his comeback from injury.  Carbery has been sidelined since Munster’s loss to Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium at the beginning of January. Carbery sustained a wrist ligament injury in that game which required surgery. The timeline for his recovery was between two and four months and Munster …

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Two PRO14 Games Postponed This Weekend Due To Coronavirus

PRO14 Coronavirus

The PRO14 have confirmed that two games scheduled to take place this weekend have been postponed due to the threat posed by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. Italian authorities have applied restrictions on public gatherings and sporting events in the Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna and Veneto regions. This has already led to the postponement of the Italy v Scotland clash in the women’s …

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Munster, Leinster & Connacht Name Teams For PRO14 Weekend

PRO14 Teams

Munster, Leinster and Connacht have all announced their teams for this weekend’s round of PRO14 action.  Munster travel to Italy to take on Zebre, Leinster are also on the road as they take on Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium while Connacht face a tricky trip to Scotland to take on Edinburgh. All games take place on Friday night and kick …

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Henderson And Stockdale Boost For Ulster As Team Named For Munster

ireland scotland

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has named his team to take on Munster at the Kingspan Stadium on Friday night (KO 7.35pm).  Ulster have made three changes to the team which recorded a bonus-point victory over Connacht in Belfast last time out. Two of those three changes sees Ireland internationals Iain Henderson and Jacob Stockdale return to the fold. Henderson …

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Carbery & Murray Return As Munster Name Team For Ulster Clash

Munster team Ulster

Joey Carbery and Conor Murray have both been named in the starting XV for Munster’s Guinness PRO14 clash with Ulster at the Kingspan Stadium (KO 7.35pm).  Carbery made his return from an ankle injury as a replacement in last Saturday’s loss to Leinster at Thomond Park but he has now been handed a start as he looks to step up …

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The Power Plays: Authoritative Display From Ross Byrne Begs Six Nations Question

Ross Byrne

Brought to you by Energia, proud sponsors of Leinster Rugby. There was no shortage of superb displays from Leinster in their 13-6 win over Munster at Thomond Park on Saturday night.  What clearly stood out was the defensive masterclass put on by the reigning champions which was spearheaded by captain Scott Fardy and the increasingly prominent Will Connors who completed …

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Munster & Leinster Name Teams For Sold Out Thomond Park Derby

Munster Leinster Teams

Munster and Leinster have both named their teams ahead of Saturday’s mouthwatering clash at Thomond Park in the Guinness PRO14.  Both teams enter this match on the back of Interpro wins. Munster beat Connacht at the Sportsground in Galway last weekend while Leinster put 54 points on Ulster at the RDS in what was a highly entertaining game. Munster make …

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Your Friday TV Guide For All Of Today’s Sport

Sport TV Guide Friday

Friday 27th December Sport TV Guide  Leopardstown Christmas Festival Day 2 – RTÉ2  Race 1 – 12.05pm – The Paddy Power ‘Only 363 Days Till Christmas’ 3yo Maiden Hurdle – 3yo 16f Race 2 – 12.35pm – The Paddy Power ‘Live Stream All Irish Racing On Our App’ Beginners Steeplechase – 4yo+ 17f Race 3 – 1.10pm – The Paddy’s …

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Derby Triumph For Munster As Men In Red Edge Connacht In Feisty Affair

Connacht Munster

Connacht 14 Munster 19 Munster got back to winning ways in the Guinness PRO14 after producing an impressive performance against a strong Connacht side to emerge five-point winners at the Sportsground.  Munster made 10 changes to the team which lost to Saracens in Allianz Park last weekend but despite the youthful look to the side, they started strongly when JJ …

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Leinster Name Exciting Team For Interpro Battle With Ulster

Leinster team

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named an exciting team for the visit of Ulster to the RDS on Friday night (KO 7.35 pm) in the Guinness PRO14.  The eastern province have made wholesale changes to their matchday squad from their bonus-point win over the Northampton Saints at the Aviva Stadium last weekend. There is, however, an interesting blend of …

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Munster Issue Injury Update After Saracens Battle

Munster injury

Munster Rugby have issued an injury update after Saturday’s loss to Saracens at Allianz Park in the Heineken Champions Cup.  The southern province have provided an update on Peter O’Mahony who pulled out of Saturday’s clash due a groin injury he picked up in the warm-up. Munster have confirmed that their captain has sustained a low-grade adductor injury. Tadhg Beirne, …

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Former Wales Coach Mike Ruddock Joins Ospreys Short-Term

Mike Ruddock Ospreys

Former Wales coach Mike Ruddock has been appointed by the Ospreys on a short-term basis to review the club’s rugby operation.  Although head coach Allen Clarke is still technically employed by the club, coaches Matt Sherratt and Carl Hogg were in charge of the Ospreys’ 13-18 loss to the Cheetahs at the weekend. Ruddock, who led Wales to a Grand …

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Ulster Flourishing In Dan McFarland’s Every Inch Mentality

Dan McFarland

Week by week, hope and optimism surrounding Ulster Rugby continues to grow.  And why shouldn’t it? The northern province are coming off the back of a hugely successful fortnight in Europe where back-to-back wins over Bath and Clermont Auvergne sees them top of Pool 3. In the Guinness PRO14, they are sitting second in Conference A and can consolidate that …

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“I Was Just Looking For An Escape In Life…To Sleep Even”

Paddy McAllister

“It was a rough time in my life,” Paddy McAllister says with absolutely no hesitation, like a man who has had a long time to reflect on the often difficult journey which has brought him to the west coast of Ireland in the green colours of Connacht Rugby.  The 30-year-old prop signed for the western province ahead of the 2019/20 …

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