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Saturday Round-up

First half blitz gets Ulster over the line Ulster bounced back from last weekend’s derby loss to Leinster by seeing off Munster 29-19 in another keenly contested provincial clash at Ravenhill. Ulster...

This weekend's predictions!

It's that time of week where we put our heads on the chopping block with our predictions. We're back to something approaching normality this weekend, with a full card of Premiership and Top 14 fixtures,...

13 of the Best Leinster Photos from 2013

Ian Madigan celebrates after kicking Leinster to victory against Munster in Thomond Park. His five penalties, and a conversion after a Brian O'Driscoll try, helped to secure a 22 - 15 win for Leinster. ...

Rugby Predictions 2014

2014 is set to be a huge year in rugby, although sadly not necessarily for all the right reasons. While things behind the scenes (in the European game at least) seem as murky as ever, here are some predictions...

Saints looking for 'daylight'

Northampton Saints wing Jamie Elliott admits he is playing the best rugby of his young career at the moment. And with fellow high-flyers Harlequins in town on Friday in the Premiership the 21-year-old...

Sportsground weather leaves Lam baffled

Sportsground weather leaves Lam baffled

John Fallon – 02 January 2014Lam said that they get the weather forecast before kick-off for each game and base their tactics on what might unfold -- a key decision...

Elliott and Northampton Saints are riding high

Jim Mallinder's troops and Saracens are stretching clear at the top of the table, each side having only lost once all season in the league. But Quins are back in form after a disappointing start to the...

Referees to January 5

A Happy New Year to all match officials - referees and all others who help to make matches run well. . The hope always is that the new year will be better and so there is the hope that in 2014 not one...

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Sunday Snippets

Leinster go second:Leinster moved into second position in the RaboDirect Pro12 Table after overcoming Irish rivals Ulster 19-6 at the RDS on Saturday. It was the away side who started the brighter and...

Leo Cullen's switch doesn't mean he is finished

Leo Cullen's switch doesn't mean he is finished

By Michael Sadlier – 28 December 2013Leo Cullen's anointing as part of next season's Leinster coaching structure at least means that the southern province will not...

Referees appointed for Champions Cup Rounds 3 & 4 - Leinster Rugby

Referees appointed for Champions Cup Rounds 3 & 4 - Leinster Rugby

17 hours agoby Leinster Rugbyon Google News

Jerome Garces will be in charge for the meeting of Leinster and Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop with fellow countryman, Romain Poite, refereeing the Round 4 game at the Aviva Stadium. Poite recently refereed the Guinness Series match between ...

European Appointments For Six Irish Referees - Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)

European Appointments For Six Irish Referees - Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)

Ireland's Peter Fitzgibbon (Benetton Treviso v Northampton Saints), George Clancy (Castres Olympique v Wasps, Toulon v Leicester Tigers) and John Lacey (Toulouse v Glasgow Warriors, Wasps v Castres Olympique) will referee five crunch Champions Cup ...

Live rugby union on BT Sport - BT.com

1 week agoby BT.comon Google News

... ticket marketplace of Northampton Saints. Saturday 13 December: RC Toulon v Leicester Tigers (3.15pm). Saturday 13 December: Leinster v Harlequins (7.45pm). Sunday 14 December: Scarlets v Ulster (5.15pm). European Rugby Champions Cup Final.

Northampton Saints 33 v 21 Leinster - Official Leinster Rugby website

Northampton Saints 33 v 21 Leinster - Official Leinster Rugby website

Some good tackling from Darragh Fanning and a decent take from the high ball by Billy Dardis stopped Saints getting out of their own half as Leinster pushed on. However, the pressure was not maintained for long and Northampton registered their third ...

Leinster Team v Northampton Saints - Official Leinster Rugby website

Leinster Team v Northampton Saints - Official Leinster Rugby website

Updates from the Northampton Saints game will be available on the Leinster Rugby twitter account throughout the day. LEINSTER: 15: Billy Dardis 14: Darragh Fanning 13: Brendan Macken 12: Jordan Coghlan 11: Sam Coghlan-Murray 10: Jimmy Gopperth ...

Franco scores for Ulster - SuperSport

Franco scores for Ulster - SuperSport

2 days agoby SuperSporton Google News

"In Super Rugby I played every single game, especially the last few years, but hats off to the management here - they have been really looking after me. "I've had one or two niggles with my shoulder and hip and ... Saracens had lock Alistair Hargreaves ...

Cheika, Schmidt and the European connection - EPCRugby.com

Cheika, Schmidt and the European connection - EPCRugby.com

1 week agoby EPCRugby.comon Google News

Cheika, who to date is the only coach in history to have won both Heineken Cup and Super Rugby titles, masterminded Leinster Rugby to a first European success in 2009 when they defeated Leicester Tigers 19-16 in the final at BT Murrayfield Stadium ...

Ospreys welcome back Wales duo Dan Baker and James King for Ulster clash - WalesOnline

Ospreys welcome back Wales duo Dan Baker and James King for Ulster clash - WalesOnline

6 days agoby WalesOnlineon Google News

It's important that our preparation is spot on and that everybody involved knows their roles and responsibilities, you can't go to places like Ulster and Leinster if you aren't 100 per cent.” Injured players include Morgan Allen, Joe Bearman, Ryan ...

McCusker is ready for 'intense' rugby - Llanelli Star

McCusker is ready for 'intense' rugby - Llanelli Star

1 week agoby Llanelli Staron Google News

Full-back Steffan Evans could also be given another opportunity after impressing in the win over Zebre and both the LV= Cup defeats to Northampton Saints and Cardiff Blues. "Steff has grown over the last four weeks or so," said LV= Cup coach Ioan ...

GUINNESS PRO12: Round 7 Preview - irish Rugby News

Leaders the Ospreys may be the only unbeaten team in the GUINNESS PRO12 following Glasgow Warriors' 29-9 loss in round 6, however it is the Scotsmen who lead the way in Europe, heading pool 4 with nine points out of a possible ten, and are currently ...

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