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Leinster Make Wholesale Changes While Murray Debuts For Connacht

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Leo Cullen has changed Leinster’s entire backline from their win in Thomond Park last week ahead of tomorrow’s inter-provincial clash with Connacht at the RDS. Jordan Larmour comes into the team at full-back with Fergus McFadden and Dave Kearney making up the back three on the right and left wings respectively. Joe Tomane returns from injury where he will take up …

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Rory Best: “What Really Frustrated Me Was The Actual Headlines”

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Rory Best has spoken of his frustration at how comments he made in the media about Joe Schmidt have been negatively portrayed.  After blazing a trail through the competition in 2018, Ireland stagnated in 2019 with their poor form culminating in a dismal showing at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. Following that and his subsequent retirement from Irish rugby, …

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Ruan Pienaar: It Would Have Been Nice To Finish My Career At Ulster

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Both Ruan Pienaar and the whole of Ulster Rugby were left devastated when the influential scrum-half was denied the chance to see out his career in Belfast. After joining the northern province in 2010, Pienaar’s family settled into life well as the South African became an integral part of the team as well as a fans favourite. However, despite longing …

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Debut Boy Rea Proves The Match Winner As Ulster Sink Leinster

Ulster 14 Leinster 13 It may have been a dead rubber match but it proved highly entertaining at the Kingspan Stadium as Ulster defeated Leinster by a single score. Both sides struggled in the opening stages to get a foothold in the game as a swirling wind around the Kingspan Stadium made for an error-strewn game. Fergus McFadden got away …

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Excellent Cardiff Blues Beat Munster At Arms Park

Cardiff Blues managed to do enough to see off Munster and take home the points after today’s Guinness Pro14 showdown. FT: Cardiff Blues 37 – 13 Munster It wasn’t to be the Irish side’s night as they came up against a very strong Cardiff performance over the course of the 80 minutes in Wales. For the first half, it was …

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Twitter Reacts As Leinster Comfortably Overcome Ulster In Pro 14

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Leinster travelled to the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Saturday evening to take on Ulster and the visitors came away with a 25-10 victory.  The win sends Leinster top of the PRO14, at least temporarily. It was a night where Rory Best made his 200th senior cap for Ulster, becoming only the fourth player from the province to do so. …

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Rhys Webb’s Move To Toulon Won’t Prevent His Availability For Wales

Rhys Webb during the RBS Six Nations match between Italy and Wales at the Stadio Olimpico on February 5, 2017 in Rome, Italy (Photo by Silvia Lore/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Rhys Webb may be leaving Wales next season, but he will continue to be eligible for selection for the national side. Toulon have confirmed that the scrum-half will be joining the Pro 14 club from next year, bringing to an end Webb’s decade-long stay at Top 14 side Ospreys. C’est officiel pour @RhysWebb_9 au #RCT ! https://t.co/lyCRXgftwi pic.twitter.com/0v1ebOFeaj — RCT …

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Confirmation Of PRO12 Expansion Could Be Made This Weekend

With the PRO12 expected to be expanded to a 14-team tournament ahead of the 2017/2018 season, many are eagerly awaiting official confirmation of this proposed format change.  There have been numerous reports relating to the new format, that the league will be divided into two conferences of seven, with the top three from each conference progressing to the knockout stages …

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