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    Six-try Garryowen seal Bateman Cup triumph

    Six-try Garryowen seal Bateman Cup triumph


    Garryowen got their hands on the Bateman Cup for the first time since 2012, as brothers Neil and Liam Cronin combined for three tries in their 45-21 win over first-time finalists City of Armagh at Templeville...

    Garryowen got their hands on the Bateman Cup for the first time since 2012, as brothers Neil and Liam Cronin combined for three tries in their 45-21 win over first-time finalists City of Armagh at Templeville Road.
    O'Mahony: Reds are back in zone and focused on PRO14 honours

    O'Mahony: Reds are back in zone and focused on PRO14 honours


    Munster returned from their Saracens loss to produce one of their best training sessions of the year, according to captain Peter...

    Munster returned from their Saracens loss to produce one of their best training sessions of the year, according to captain Peter O’Mahony.
    Directors' chief among new faces on Rugby Players Ireland board

    Directors' chief among new faces on Rugby Players Ireland board


    The chief executive of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Maura Quinn has been appointed to the board of Rugby Players Ireland...

    The chief executive of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Maura Quinn has been appointed to the board of Rugby Players Ireland (RPI).
    Murphy: Making World Cup squad the main reason I joined Ulster

    Murphy: Making World Cup squad the main reason I joined Ulster


    This time last season, Jordi Murphy had just started in a Champions Cup semi-final as he played a major role in helping Leinster on their way to the Bilbao...

    This time last season, Jordi Murphy had just started in a Champions Cup semi-final as he played a major role in helping Leinster on their way to the Bilbao decider.
    Kearney: Leinster can learn from Munster failings against Saracens

    Kearney: Leinster can learn from Munster failings against Saracens


    In their dismantling of Munster last weekend, Saracens gave an exhibition of how to play a referee and push the laws to the...

    In their dismantling of Munster last weekend, Saracens gave an exhibition of how to play a referee and push the laws to the limits.
    Cloete wants to see 'positive' response to Saracens loss

    Cloete wants to see 'positive' response to Saracens loss


    Experienced Munster flanker Chris Cloete admits it won't be easy to get over their Heineken Champions Cup loss to Saracens and turn their attentions to hosting Connacht this...

    Experienced Munster flanker Chris Cloete admits it won't be easy to get over their Heineken Champions Cup loss to Saracens and turn their attentions to hosting Connacht this weekend.
    Cronin a final worry while Leinster play down concerns over Ruddock

    Cronin a final worry while Leinster play down concerns over Ruddock


    As Leinster confirmed winger Adam Byrne will miss the rest of the season with a quad injury, they will be hopeful that luckless Irish hooker Seán Cronin does not suffer the same fate as time ticks down on the side's audacious attempt to secure a second...

    As Leinster confirmed winger Adam Byrne will miss the rest of the season with a quad injury, they will be hopeful that luckless Irish hooker Seán Cronin does not suffer the same fate as time ticks down on the side's audacious attempt to secure a second successive trophy double.
    Ross Byrne has become a stand-out rather than a stand-in

    Ross Byrne has become a stand-out rather than a stand-in


    IT is just over a year since the IRFU sent their heavy-hitters into Leinster HQ on the eve of the 2018 Champions Cup semi-final to deliver what they would term a...

    IT is just over a year since the IRFU sent their heavy-hitters into Leinster HQ on the eve of the 2018 Champions Cup semi-final to deliver what they would term a request.
    Roux a doubt for Connacht's Belfast showdown

    Roux a doubt for Connacht's Belfast showdown


    Irish lock Quinn Roux has emerged as a doubt for Connacht's PRO14 quarter-final showdown with Ulster on Saturday...

    Irish lock Quinn Roux has emerged as a doubt for Connacht's PRO14 quarter-final showdown with Ulster on Saturday week.
    The Left Wing: Jack Conan on Toulouse win, Leinster's drive for five and his rugby journey

    The Left Wing: Jack Conan on Toulouse win, Leinster's drive for five and his rugby journey


    On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined in studio by Leinster back row Jack Conan to discuss the Champions Cup semi-final win over Toulouse and much...

    On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined in studio by Leinster back row Jack Conan to discuss the Champions Cup semi-final win over Toulouse and much more.
    Sean Cronin faces fitness race in bid to feature in Leinster's double assault, Adam Byrne's season is over

    Sean Cronin faces fitness race in bid to feature in Leinster's double assault, Adam Byrne's season is over


    SEAN Cronin remains a major doubt for Leinster's double title tilt after being ruled out of action this weekend with the calf injury picked up during last Saturday's Champions Cup semi-final win against...

    SEAN Cronin remains a major doubt for Leinster's double title tilt after being ruled out of action this weekend with the calf injury picked up during last Saturday's Champions Cup semi-final win against Toulouse.
    Cullen back on familiar ground as Blues drive for five

    Cullen back on familiar ground as Blues drive for five


    Leo Cullen has been to St James' Park before, so he has an idea of what to expect from the home of Newcastle United in a couple of weeks' time for the Champions Cup final against...

    Leo Cullen has been to St James' Park before, so he has an idea of what to expect from the home of Newcastle United in a couple of weeks' time for the Champions Cup final against Saracens.
    Ireland's loss to England not relevant to Leinster, insists Leo Cullen

    Ireland's loss to England not relevant to Leinster, insists Leo Cullen


    Ireland's crushing Six Nations defeat to England will not have a bearing on Leinster's international contingent when they come up against Saracens in the Champions Cup final, according to head coach Leo...

    Ireland's crushing Six Nations defeat to England will not have a bearing on Leinster's international contingent when they come up against Saracens in the Champions Cup final, according to head coach Leo Cullen.
    Earls has got to feel 100pc right to get on field - Van Graan

    Earls has got to feel 100pc right to get on field - Van Graan


    Johann van Graan says he will not take a chance with the fitness of Joey Carbery or Keith Earls as Munster bid for a home semi-final in the...

    Johann van Graan says he will not take a chance with the fitness of Joey Carbery or Keith Earls as Munster bid for a home semi-final in the PRO14.
    Mako Vunipola praises brother Billy for self-control in not reacting to Munster boos

    Mako Vunipola praises brother Billy for self-control in not reacting to Munster boos


    Mako Vunipola has praised his brother Billy's self-control after he was booed throughout Saracens' Heineken Champions Cup victory over Munster and then confronted by a...

    Mako Vunipola has praised his brother Billy's self-control after he was booed throughout Saracens' Heineken Champions Cup victory over Munster and then confronted by a spectator.
    Eamonn Sweeney: 'Leo's clinical Leinster leave Munster foes in their wake'

    Eamonn Sweeney: 'Leo's clinical Leinster leave Munster foes in their wake'


    RIP, the Leinster-Munster rivalry. It was fun while it lasted but it's over. These days it's no more a real rivalry than the ones between Kerry and Cork in Gaelic football or Celtic and Rangers in Scotland. Mere geographical proximity isn't enough when...

    RIP, the Leinster-Munster rivalry. It was fun while it lasted but it's over. These days it's no more a real rivalry than the ones between Kerry and Cork in Gaelic football or Celtic and Rangers in Scotland. Mere geographical proximity isn't enough when the massive gulf in class apparent at the weekend separates the teams.

    Brendan Fanning: 'Munster lacking game-breakers to secure silverware'


    Pick one of the following: you lose a game having been well ahead in the second-half with the elements in your favour; you lose a game to a long-range drop goal with the clock in the red; you lose a game to a side at the peak of their powers who give you...

    Pick one of the following: you lose a game having been well ahead in the second-half with the elements in your favour; you lose a game to a long-range drop goal with the clock in the red; you lose a game to a side at the peak of their powers who give you precious few chances to get into the contest, never mind influence it. Doesn't take that long to settle on number three does it?

    David Kelly: 'Johnny Sexton's show of strength defines warrior champions'


    Leinster were on a war footing before Toulouse had even loaded their ammunition. As the teams merged in the tunnel, Leinster's players, almost as one, unloaded a feral outburst of pugnacious whooping and hollering, a battle cry decreeing that this was...

    Leinster were on a war footing before Toulouse had even loaded their ammunition. As the teams merged in the tunnel, Leinster's players, almost as one, unloaded a feral outburst of pugnacious whooping and hollering, a battle cry decreeing that this was their home, this was to be their day.
    Munster tackling pitch-invading fan

    Munster tackling pitch-invading fan


    Munster have opened an investigation into the incident that saw a fan wearing their colours invade the pitch at the Ricoh Arena on...

    Munster have opened an investigation into the incident that saw a fan wearing their colours invade the pitch at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday.

    Leinster turn focus towards the game of their lives


    The doubts about Leinster's form were washed away in the space of 10 breathtaking phases in the 13th minute of the first...

    The doubts about Leinster's form were washed away in the space of 10 breathtaking phases in the 13th minute of the first half.
    Kaino hails 'world-class' opponents as Fardy looks to improvements for final

    Kaino hails 'world-class' opponents as Fardy looks to improvements for final


    They are strangers in this land, this pair of Antipodeans who wore opposite numbers in the last World Cup final but found the tables turned beneath a sunny Dublin...

    They are strangers in this land, this pair of Antipodeans who wore opposite numbers in the last World Cup final but found the tables turned beneath a sunny Dublin sky.
    Trinity too hot to handle in decider

    Trinity too hot to handle in decider


    Dublin University U-20s produced a spectacular performance at Naas RFC on Saturday evening to defeat UCC 41-24 and secure back-to-back...

    Dublin University U-20s produced a spectacular performance at Naas RFC on Saturday evening to defeat UCC 41-24 and secure back-to-back titles.

    Van Graan vows to break glass ceiling


    It was all so very familiar. Johann van Graan came before the microphones as he had done in Bordeaux 12 months before and as Rassie Erasmus had done at the Aviva Stadium in...

    It was all so very familiar. Johann van Graan came before the microphones as he had done in Bordeaux 12 months before and as Rassie Erasmus had done at the Aviva Stadium in 2017.
    Billy Keane: 'Rugby must take stand and ban unrepentant Vunipola from final'

    Billy Keane: 'Rugby must take stand and ban unrepentant Vunipola from final'


    Billy Vunipola is a homophobe. Vunipola is one of the best rugby players in the world. He is an England international who is key to his adopted country's World Cup hopes. Vunipola was awarded man of the match when his club Saracens defeated Munster in...

    Billy Vunipola is a homophobe. Vunipola is one of the best rugby players in the world. He is an England international who is key to his adopted country's World Cup hopes. Vunipola was awarded man of the match when his club Saracens defeated Munster in Coventry on Saturday in the semi- final of the Heineken Champions Cup.

    Cronin brothers combine to help Garryowen seal Bateman Cup


    Garryowen got their hands on the Bateman Cup for the first time since 2012, as brothers Neil and Liam Cronin combined for three tries in their 45-21 win over first-time finalists City of Armagh at Templeville...

    Garryowen got their hands on the Bateman Cup for the first time since 2012, as brothers Neil and Liam Cronin combined for three tries in their 45-21 win over first-time finalists City of Armagh at Templeville Road.

    Van Graan: We can have no complaints


    Munster coach Johann van Graan had no complaints as he left the Ricoh Arena. Saracens proved much too strong for the Irish province, who slumped to a Champions Cup semi-final exit for the third season in a...

    Munster coach Johann van Graan had no complaints as he left the Ricoh Arena. Saracens proved much too strong for the Irish province, who slumped to a Champions Cup semi-final exit for the third season in a row.

    Brendan Fanning: 'Half-assed FAI has always made IRFU look solid and ordered'


    It has long been acknowledged in the IRFU that having the FAI close at hand has been a distinct advantage. Before Lansdowne Road was redeveloped as the Aviva Stadium, the FAI were regular paying customers because, despite being the biggest sport in the...

    It has long been acknowledged in the IRFU that having the FAI close at hand has been a distinct advantage. Before Lansdowne Road was redeveloped as the Aviva Stadium, the FAI were regular paying customers because, despite being the biggest sport in the country, they didn't have an appropriate home of their own. And while that redevelopment is a code share, the IRFU still own the property. So it was good business for rugby.
    Leinster vs Toulouse: Easter Sunday scorcher at the Aviva as Leinster book Champions Cup final place

    Leinster vs Toulouse: Easter Sunday scorcher at the Aviva as Leinster book Champions Cup final place


    Leinster take on Toulouse in the Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva Stadium with the winner set to face Saracens in the decider in Newcastle. The game gets under way at 15.15 and you can follow all the action in our live...

    Leinster take on Toulouse in the Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva Stadium with the winner set to face Saracens in the decider in Newcastle. The game gets under way at 15.15 and you can follow all the action in our live blog.
    Toulouse determined to return to where they once belonged

    Toulouse determined to return to where they once belonged


    In a battle between the two most successful sides in Champions Cup history, Toulouse must not be too loose. French rugby's aristocrats have rediscovered their joie de vivre this season but sometimes they get carried...

    In a battle between the two most successful sides in Champions Cup history, Toulouse must not be too loose. French rugby's aristocrats have rediscovered their joie de vivre this season but sometimes they get carried away.
    Saracens star reveals how Leinster loss inspired Champions Cup final push

    Saracens star reveals how Leinster loss inspired Champions Cup final push


    Alex Goode says that Saracens' last Heineken Champions Cup defeat a year ago helped "fuel the fire" for another concerted European title...

    Alex Goode says that Saracens' last Heineken Champions Cup defeat a year ago helped "fuel the fire" for another concerted European title challenge.
    'It was quite scary' - Billy Vunipola on post-match altercation with Munster fan

    'It was quite scary' - Billy Vunipola on post-match altercation with Munster fan


    Saracens star Billy Vunipola said that it was 'quite scary' when he was confronted by a Munster fan after the final whistle of the Champions Cup semi-final at the Ricoh Arena in...

    Saracens star Billy Vunipola said that it was 'quite scary' when he was confronted by a Munster fan after the final whistle of the Champions Cup semi-final at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
    Warren Gatland set to lead Lions to South Africa in 2021 - and door remains open to succeed Eddie Jones in England

    Warren Gatland set to lead Lions to South Africa in 2021 - and door remains open to succeed Eddie Jones in England


    Warren Gatland is to be reappointed as head coach of the British and Irish Lions for the tour of South Africa in 2021 - but the move will not rule him out of taking over the England job from Eddie...

    Warren Gatland is to be reappointed as head coach of the British and Irish Lions for the tour of South Africa in 2021 - but the move will not rule him out of taking over the England job from Eddie Jones.
    Seventh straight European semi-final defeat for Munster as ruthless Saracens blow van Graan's men away

    Seventh straight European semi-final defeat for Munster as ruthless Saracens blow van Graan's men away


    Munster suffered another semi-final defeat in Europe - their seventh on the bounce starting with the defeat by Leinster in 2009 - when they were well beaten (32-16) by Saracens in brilliant sunshine at Coventry's Ricoh Arena...

    Munster suffered another semi-final defeat in Europe - their seventh on the bounce starting with the defeat by Leinster in 2009 - when they were well beaten (32-16) by Saracens in brilliant sunshine at Coventry's Ricoh Arena yesterday.
    Saracens vs Munster: Johann van Graan's men come up short against English giants

    Saracens vs Munster: Johann van Graan's men come up short against English giants


    Saracens stand between Munster and a place in the Champions Cup final in Coventry this afternoon. The game kicks off at 3pm and you can follow the action in our live...

    Saracens stand between Munster and a place in the Champions Cup final in Coventry this afternoon. The game kicks off at 3pm and you can follow the action in our live blog.
    Sinead Kissane: 'From 'silent leader' to vocal captain to impact sub, classy Holland fills all roles for Munster'

    Sinead Kissane: 'From 'silent leader' to vocal captain to impact sub, classy Holland fills all roles for Munster'


    It's never a good look for a referee when the captain of a team comes across as the more authoritative figure in a disciplinary situation. So it was in Treviso last Friday night when referee Ben Whitehouse gave a yellow card to Benetton centre Tommaso...

    It's never a good look for a referee when the captain of a team comes across as the more authoritative figure in a disciplinary situation. So it was in Treviso last Friday night when referee Ben Whitehouse gave a yellow card to Benetton centre Tommaso Benvenuti for a red-card tackle on Stephen Archer. The Munster captain for the game felt this was a decision worth pursuing.
    Munster need a historic performance as Earls blow firmly tips the balance

    Munster need a historic performance as Earls blow firmly tips the balance


    Munster's head coach Johann van Graan speaks frequently about resetting to zero at the start of each week as a way of shifting focus from one match to...

    Munster's head coach Johann van Graan speaks frequently about resetting to zero at the start of each week as a way of shifting focus from one match to another.
    'It doesn't look great, but I didn't dive' - Tadhg Beirne on his tumble in Edinburgh and first season with Munster

    'It doesn't look great, but I didn't dive' - Tadhg Beirne on his tumble in Edinburgh and first season with Munster


    SATURDAY, March 30 was all going to plan for Tadhg Beirne. Having played a key role in a tight European quarter-final win, he and his Munster team-mates lingered on the pitch to savour a magic moment before repairing to the dressing-room to begin...

    SATURDAY, March 30 was all going to plan for Tadhg Beirne. Having played a key role in a tight European quarter-final win, he and his Munster team-mates lingered on the pitch to savour a magic moment before repairing to the dressing-room to begin celebrating and looking ahead to the battles to come.
    O'Mahony warns Munster: 'It will take best game of team's time together' 

    O'Mahony warns Munster: 'It will take best game of team's time together' 


    Peter O'Mahony has called on his Munster team to produce an era-defining performance against Saracens to overcome the loss of Joey Carbery and Keith Earls and end their 11-year wait for a European...

    Peter O'Mahony has called on his Munster team to produce an era-defining performance against Saracens to overcome the loss of Joey Carbery and Keith Earls and end their 11-year wait for a European final.
    Munster backing Darren Sweetnam to step into the breach to ease 'big loss' of Keith Earls

    Munster backing Darren Sweetnam to step into the breach to ease 'big loss' of Keith Earls


    Munster are backing Darren Sweetnam to step into the breach and perform once again after losing Keith Earls for tomorrow’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against...

    Munster are backing Darren Sweetnam to step into the breach and perform once again after losing Keith Earls for tomorrow’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Saracens.
    Mako Vunipola and Brad Barritt return from injury as Billy Vunipola starts for Saracens following his formal warnings

    Mako Vunipola and Brad Barritt return from injury as Billy Vunipola starts for Saracens following his formal warnings


    Saracens have received the 19-stone boost of a fit-again Mako Vunipola with the England prop returning for his first match in more than two months to start Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Munster...

    Saracens have received the 19-stone boost of a fit-again Mako Vunipola with the England prop returning for his first match in more than two months to start Saturday’s Heineken Champions Cup semi-final against Munster Rugby.
    Confirmed: Keith Earls to miss semi-final showdown with Saracens

    Confirmed: Keith Earls to miss semi-final showdown with Saracens


    Munster have been dealt a huge blow ahead of tomorrow's Champions Cup semi-final meeting with Saracens with the news that Keith Earls has been ruled out through...

    Munster have been dealt a huge blow ahead of tomorrow's Champions Cup semi-final meeting with Saracens with the news that Keith Earls has been ruled out through injury.

    Toulouse are an 80-minute team and we'll need to be at our very best


    This is an incredible week for the club. The goal coming into the Champions Cup was to get a home quarter-final and ideally a home...

    This is an incredible week for the club. The goal coming into the Champions Cup was to get a home quarter-final and ideally a home semi-final.
    Enniscorthy reach AIL for first time with convincing Connemara win

    Enniscorthy reach AIL for first time with convincing Connemara win


    Enniscorthy will play in the All Ireland League for the first time next season having gained promotion to Division 2C following their 27-0 win in Connemara last Saturday in the AIL Round...

    Enniscorthy will play in the All Ireland League for the first time next season having gained promotion to Division 2C following their 27-0 win in Connemara last Saturday in the AIL Round Robin.

    'You can't wait to run out at Aviva on big days like this'


    The talk of the town may be Toulouse in the Aviva on Sunday in the semi-final of the Champions Cup but for Leinster hooker James Tracy the lingering pain of a first defeat of the season at home at the RDS Arena still...

    The talk of the town may be Toulouse in the Aviva on Sunday in the semi-final of the Champions Cup but for Leinster hooker James Tracy the lingering pain of a first defeat of the season at home at the RDS Arena still hangs.
    Sky's the limit for Naas after big breakthrough

    Sky's the limit for Naas after big breakthrough


    Meánscoil Iognáid Rís - the Christian Brothers School in Naas - has been to the forefront of educating boys for close to 150...

    Meánscoil Iognáid Rís - the Christian Brothers School in Naas - has been to the forefront of educating boys for close to 150 years.

    McGrath ready for duel with dangerous Dupont


    With the sparkling record that both sides have in the Champions Cup, it won't come as a shock that Leinster and Toulouse have...

    With the sparkling record that both sides have in the Champions Cup, it won't come as a shock that Leinster and Toulouse have history.

    Madigan gives Saracens away-day blues in Bristol


    Ian Madigan condemned Saracens to a fifth straight away defeat in their domestic competition, as Mark McCall's side warmed up for their Champions Cup semi-final against Munster with a narrow 23-21 defeat to Bristol...

    Ian Madigan condemned Saracens to a fifth straight away defeat in their domestic competition, as Mark McCall's side warmed up for their Champions Cup semi-final against Munster with a narrow 23-21 defeat to Bristol Bears.
    Cashel facing massive play-off as 1B beckons

    Cashel facing massive play-off as 1B beckons


    Cashel are in All-Ireland League Division 2A play-off action when they welcome Navan to Spafield...

    Cashel are in All-Ireland League Division 2A play-off action when they welcome Navan to Spafield tomorrow.

    David Wallace: 'Munster will need to change their game-plan if they are to smother slick Saracens'


    Since their loss to Racing 92 in last year's Champions Cup semi-final, the Munster players will have been counting down the 363 days until their next shot at reaching a European final. After a lot of hard work their chance arrives again tomorrow, but if...

    Since their loss to Racing 92 in last year's Champions Cup semi-final, the Munster players will have been counting down the 363 days until their next shot at reaching a European final. After a lot of hard work their chance arrives again tomorrow, but if anything the challenge is even greater this year against Saracens.
    Toulouse full of confidence ahead of latest trip to Dublin

    Toulouse full of confidence ahead of latest trip to Dublin


    Toulouse will be returning to Dublin this weekend with a point to prove after a disappointing showing in Round 5 of the pool stage at the...

    Toulouse will be returning to Dublin this weekend with a point to prove after a disappointing showing in Round 5 of the pool stage at the RDS.
    Rúaidhrí O'Connor: 'Munster can upset the odds to get better of Saracens'

    Rúaidhrí O'Connor: 'Munster can upset the odds to get better of Saracens'


    Before the teams have been named, the bookies have come down firmly on the side of Saracens for tomorrow's Heineken Champions Cup semi-final. Those pundits who aren't guided by their own loyalties are generally veering towards the English side...

    Before the teams have been named, the bookies have come down firmly on the side of Saracens for tomorrow's Heineken Champions Cup semi-final. Those pundits who aren't guided by their own loyalties are generally veering towards the English side progressing from the Coventry clash.
    London Irish on cusp of top flight and more major signings

    London Irish on cusp of top flight and more major signings


    Next month will mark 10 years since London Irish lost their only Premiership final, by a point against Leicester...

    Next month will mark 10 years since London Irish lost their only Premiership final, by a point against Leicester Tigers.
    Butler honoured for his efforts in Tramore RFC

    Butler honoured for his efforts in Tramore RFC


    The Ballyseedy Home & Garden Volunteer of the Month for March was awarded to Tramore RFC all-rounder Stephen Butler for his continued involvement in several aspects of the Waterford...

    The Ballyseedy Home & Garden Volunteer of the Month for March was awarded to Tramore RFC all-rounder Stephen Butler for his continued involvement in several aspects of the Waterford club.

    'Hurt from last few years will help us get there in the end'


    Ireland could really do with an out-and-out openside specialist in the Rugby World Cup this year but they won't have Munster's finest PRO14 poacher at their...

    Ireland could really do with an out-and-out openside specialist in the Rugby World Cup this year but they won't have Munster's finest PRO14 poacher at their disposal.
    Trio nominated for Player of Year award

    Trio nominated for Player of Year award


    Tadhg Beirne, Joey Carbery and Peter O'Mahony have been nominated for the 2019 Munster Rugby Awards which take place next Tuesday evening, at the University Concert Hall in...

    Tadhg Beirne, Joey Carbery and Peter O'Mahony have been nominated for the 2019 Munster Rugby Awards which take place next Tuesday evening, at the University Concert Hall in Limerick.
    A friendship forged in Canada has resulted in years of joy

    A friendship forged in Canada has resulted in years of joy


    Eoin McCann had to leave Ireland to really appreciate rugby but when he returned to live in Limerick he was determined to stay involved in the...

    Eoin McCann had to leave Ireland to really appreciate rugby but when he returned to live in Limerick he was determined to stay involved in the game.

    Sammy Arnold: 'It's been a long week but we're all excited by the challenge'


    Tomorrow evening we'll know if we have a Champions Cup final to look forward to, but before that we have a massive challenge ahead of us, and a game that we're all excited...

    Tomorrow evening we'll know if we have a Champions Cup final to look forward to, but before that we have a massive challenge ahead of us, and a game that we're all excited about.
    Israel Folau's Australian teammate Will Genia says homophobic rant was 'completely wrong'

    Israel Folau's Australian teammate Will Genia says homophobic rant was 'completely wrong'


    Israel Folau's controversial views that have created a furore in Australian rugby have an element of "selfishness" and are "completely wrong", according to Wallabies scrumhalf Will...

    Israel Folau's controversial views that have created a furore in Australian rugby have an element of "selfishness" and are "completely wrong", according to Wallabies scrumhalf Will Genia.
    Halting 'world-class' Farrell a Munster priority

    Halting 'world-class' Farrell a Munster priority


    That this season's Champions Cup top-scorers extended their record by putting another 56 points on Glasgow without their chief orchestrator will serve as another reminder of the Saracens...

    That this season's Champions Cup top-scorers extended their record by putting another 56 points on Glasgow without their chief orchestrator will serve as another reminder of the Saracens threat.
    Cronin driven to bounce back again

    Cronin driven to bounce back again


    In another era, under another coach, Seán Cronin would be one of the first names on the Ireland team-sheet. Instead, he finds himself in a sort of strange...

    In another era, under another coach, Seán Cronin would be one of the first names on the Ireland team-sheet. Instead, he finds himself in a sort of strange limbo.