Brent Pope: Leo Cullen would have been justified to make a couple of key changes at half-time

2 hours ago by Irish Independent

The pain of defeat was etched all over Leinster out-half Johnny Sexton’s face at the end of an enthralling European semi-final. Sexton has never lost a semi-final with Leinster, and this ill be particularly...

Champions Cup: Team of the Weekend

5 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Mako Vunipola – Very solid at scrum time after an early bout of Munster pressure. Carried dynamically throughout making vital gainline yardage. Scored the opening try that put Sarries out of sight....

The Left Wing: Watch as Luke Fitzgerald breaks down Munster and Leinster's Champions Cup defeats

5 hours ago by Irish Independent

They both came a long way this year but ultimately the Champions Cup final was a step too far for Munster and Leinster.

Irish Rugby TV: UL Bohemians v Blackrock Women's All-Ireland Cup Final Highlights

6 hours ago by Irish Rugby News

The UL Bohemians Women's squad completed a fantastic season for the club by winning the All-Ireland Cup final against Blackrock - 26-17 - at Dubarry Park on Sunday. It was a third 2016/17 title for Mike...

Irish sides not far from top despite these losses

6 hours ago by Irish Independent

Based on their respective performances over the weekend, people will say that Leinster are closer to getting back to the top than Munster but there was a difference in the standard of opposition that both...

Connacht sign Gavin Thornbury

8 hours ago by Connacht Rugby

Connacht Rugby announced the signing of Irish second row Gavin Thornbury on a two-year deal.23-year-old Thornbury recently spent six months in New Zealand where he initially joined club side Border. Having...

Lopez follows Parra instructions

9 hours ago by EPCR News

Camille Lopez may have been Leinster's chief executioner with his two second half drop goals in an epic Champions Cup semi-final in Lyon, but the ASM Clermont Auvergne outside half revealed after the game...

Leinster player ratings: Key veterans failed to fire while young guns rose to the occasion

10 hours ago by Irish Independent

Here is how Ruaidhri O'Connor rated Leinster after their 27-22 Champions Cup semi-final loss to Clermont.

Champions Cup - Try of the Round Nominees (QF & SF)

12 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Try of the Round selections from the Champions Cup quarter & semi finals have been chosen. Who takes your pick from the list below. 1. Garry Ringrose - Leinster v (Clermont)   Garry Ringrose's...

Champions Cup Highlights: Clermont Auvergne v Leinster Rugby

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Clermont ran out 27-22 victors over Leinster in this afternoon's Champions Cup semi-final clash at Matmut Stadium. The home side got off to a flying start, scoring two early tries through Peceli Yato and...