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Munster Name Very Strong Team For Friday Night Lights In Cork

Munster

Munster head coach Johann van Graan has named a very strong team to take on the Southern Kings at Irish Independent Park in Cork on Friday night.  In total, there are seven changes to the team which defeated the Dragons at Rodney Parade last time out. Many of Munster’s Ireland contingent have returned as Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell, Niall Scannell, John …

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Where The Irish Provinces Stand As PRO14 Returns

Irish Provinces PRO14

The Irish provinces return to Guinness PRO14 action this weekend after a three-week absence as the Six Nations has taken centre stage over the last few weeks.  As we are in the midst of a fallow week in the Six Nations, attention will shift back to the PRO14 and here we provide a little reminder as to where the Irish …

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Watch: Paul Asquith Fails To Ground Ball Against Leinster After Intercept

Paul Asquith Leinster Scarlets

After 50 minutes, Leinster lead the Scarlets 10-7 at the RDS in tonight’s Guinness PRO14 action.  A converted Rory O’Loughlin try at the stroke of halftime and an earlier penalty from Ciaran Frawley is the difference between the two sides but Scarlets will be frustrated with their performance after blowing numerous chances in Leinster’s 22 in the opening 40. They …

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Cian Kelleher Confirms Departure From Connacht With Statement

Cian Kelleher Connacht Leinster

Cian Kelleher has confirmed that he will leave Connacht at the end of the season.  Kelleher has been the subject of widespread reports linking him with a move back to Leinster for the beginning of the 2019/20 season but as of yet, that has not been formally confirmed by either province despite it being accepted as a done deal. Kelleher …

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Boost For Connacht As Jack Carty Signs New Deal

Jack Carty Connacht Rugby

Connacht have received a boost with the news that out-half Jack Carty has signed a new deal with the club.  Carty’s two-year contract extension will see him ply his trade at the Sportsground until the end of the 2020/21 season. The Roscommon native has been in superb form this season and has played a big part in the team’s success …

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Ben John Announces Retirement From Rugby Due To Head Injuries

Ben John

Ospreys centre Ben John has announced his retirement from professional rugby after suffering a series of head injuries in 2017.  John has made 70 appearances for the Ospreys, scoring 15 tries but he has now decided to call time on his career with his long-term health taking precedence. John hasn’t played a professional game of rugby since a clash with …

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Sold Out! Connacht And Munster Set For Packed Sportsground On Saturday

Connacht Munster Sportsground

Connacht and Munster will play in front of a full house at the Sportsground in Galway on Saturday as the western province confirm that the eagerly-anticipated clash is now sold out.  Huge interest in tickets has led to the club installing additional terracing at the Bohermore and College Road ends of the ground which has now increased the capacity to 8,129. …

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