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Ruthless Munster Rip Apart Ospreys En Route To Commanding Win

Joey Carbery

Munster 49 Ospreys 13 Sean McMahon reporting from Irish Independent Park  This Friday night saw the official unveiling of the new 3G pitch at Irish Independent Park and it was fitting that Munster produced a pacy, attacking game which was full of tempo on the artificial surface. Munster had the bonus-point wrapped up by the halftime interval as tries from …

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Magnificent Paul Boyle Steers Connacht To Bonus Point Win

Connacht 32 Zebre 13 Sean McMahon reporting from The Sportsground  Connacht got their first win of the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season as they beat Italian visitors Zebre 32-13 at the Sportsground in Galway.  A brace of tries from 21-year-old Year 2 Academy back row Paul Boyle gave the western province a 17-3 lead at halftime, and it was a lead …

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Watch: This Dangerous Clear-Out On Munster Player Went Unpunished

Munster will face a tough review session on Monday morning at their base in the University of Limerick after they fell to a heave 10-25 defeat to the Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun.  A dismal first-half where the southern province were beaten up by their Scottish opponents will be a cause of concern for head coach Johann van Graan and his brief …

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JJ Hanrahan Sees Joey Carbery Competition As Par For The Course

JJ Hanrahan was a relaxed figure when he spoke to the media moments after Munster’s 38-0 victory over the Cheetahs at Thomond Park on Saturday evening.  The Currow native put in a very good performance to follow up his preseason exploits as he looks to start the season with a bang to help cement his place as Munster’s first choice …

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Leinster Name Team For Their PRO14 Season Opener On Friday Night

Leinster have announced their starting XV for their season opener against the Cardiff Blues at Cardiff Arms Park on Friday night (KO 7.35 pm).  Joe Tomane is set for his PRO14 debut as he starts at inside-centre alongside Rory O’Loughlin in midfield. Dave Kearney starts at full-back and he is joined by wingers Adam Byrne and Barry Daly who make …

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TG4’s Live PRO14 Coverage Is Excellent News For Connacht Fans

TG4, this morning, launched their coverage of the upcoming 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season at the home of Connacht Rugby and supporters of Irish provinces will be delighted that there is plenty of free-to-air live games being shown by the Irish language broadcaster.  The broadcaster has confirmed that they will show 28 live games as well as deferred coverage of nine …

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Tadhg Beirne Ready To Scale More Heights After Exhausting Season

The northern hemisphere club rugby season is just around the corner with the 2018/19 Guinness PRO14 season kicking off on Friday, 31 August. The competition was formally launched today in Glasgow with the final set to be a memorable one as it’s being held in the iconic Celtic Park. Head coaches and star players for the competing clubs were all …

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The Fixtures For The New Guinness PRO14 Season Have Been Released

The fixtures for the 2018/2019 Guinness PRO14 season have finally been released this afternoon.  The PRO14 have already announced that the make-up of the conferences will remain the same for the coming season, so to confirm, here are the teams which make up Conference A and Conference B. Conference A: Cardiff Blues, Connacht Rugby, Glasgow Warriors, Munster Rugby, Ospreys, Toyota …

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Chief Executive Wants To Add Two More Teams To The PRO14

This time last year, supporters of the Guinness PRO14 were awaiting the newly designed competition with caution.  The addition of the Southern Kings and the Cheetahs from South Africa led to the greatest shake up the competition has experienced in recent times. However, for the most part, it has been a success with few hiccups (Scott Baldwin’s lion bite aside) …

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Just One Leinster Player Makes Opta’s PRO14 Team Of The Season

When Opta produce a team of the season, it is always interesting to look at it from a more analytical and statistical perspective.  Sure, we’re all going to have our own ideas of who was the best hooker, out-half, winger etc of the season in a particular league but there are often players who reach high and consistent numbers in terms …

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