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Rugby: Who’s Hot & Who’s Not

Who’s Hot Toulon The Toulonnais sealed an historic domestic/European double in the Stade de France on Saturday night as they defeated Castres 18-10. Jonny Wilkinson kicked fifteen points in his last ever rugby game. The Bouclier de Brennus trophy will be heading back to the Stade Felix Mayol for the first time since 1992. Toulon is only the fourth club …

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Five Must Watch Contests at the RDS

After 23 rounds of action, defending champions Leinster clash with surprise finalists, Glasgow Warriors. Matt O’Connor’s men will look to become the first side to retain the Pro 12 title whereas Glasgow will want to engrave a new name on the trophy and become the first team to take the league title back to Scotland. 1. Front Row The efforts …

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O’Connor: Ian Madigan Best Utilised From The Bench

Leinster Rugby Head Coach Matt O’Connor stated that his squad know the stakes ahead of their RaboPro12 final clash with Glasgow tomorrow at the RDS. The coach has also decided that Ian Madigan – who secured the semi-final victory with a try against Ulster – is best utilised from the bench with Jimmy Gopperth once again chosen at out-half.  “Everyone …

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Leinster v Ulster: Five Talking Points from the RDS

Matt Cassidy is here to discuss the main talking points following Leinster’s victory over Ulster at the RDS on Saturday night. The second Pro12 semi –final was an all Irish affair as Leinster welcomed Ulster to the RDS. Glasgow were awaiting the victors of the tie courtesy of deposing Munster by one point the evening before. Leinster were looking to …

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Jimmy Gopperth and Ian Madigan could both start Rabo Final

Leinster showed grit and determination worthy of true champions to overcome a spirited Ulster side and progress to this year’s RaboDirect Pro12 Final at the RDS. In the post match press conference, Matt O’Connor admitted that both Jimmy Gopperth and Ian Madigan could get starting berths for the final following some great link-up play. Despite going behind by nine points …

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