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Leinster injury update ahead of Munster clash

3 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Prominent Leinster backline players James Lowe and Garry Ringrose have been cleared to return to the training pitch, although it is unlikely that they will be picked by Leo Cullen to return to full action...

O'Driscoll picks his Ireland team to face Wales

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll has urged Ireland to pick Tadhg Beirne in the Six Nations opener against Wales next month while also included nine Leinster players in the XV.   Brian...

Jamie Ritchie signs the longest contract Edinburgh’s history

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the confirmation of Hamish Watson's committing to the club, Edinburgh has announced that Scotland back-row Jamie Ritchie has committed his future to Edinburgh Rugby by signing the...

Kieran Campbell replaces Noel McNamara as Ireland U20 coach

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ulster and Ireland scrumhalf Kieran Campbell is set to replace Noel McNamara as Ireland U20 head coach.   McNamara will be focussing his full attention on the Leinster Academy from now on,...

Report: Challenge and Champions Cup competitions to abandon group stages

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The makeup of the Challenge and Champions Cup is set for a radical shake-up with the group stages poised to be abandoned, according to a report by The Guardian.   According to The Guardian,...

Duncan Weir returns to Glasgow Warriors

6 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland fly-half Duncan Weir will return to his first professional club this summer, after putting pen to paper on a long-term deal with Glasgow Warriors.   It marks a homecoming for the 29-year-old,...

Rescheduled Round 9 fixtures for Pro14

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Guinness PRO14 can confirm that the Round 9 Glasgow Warriors v Edinburgh Rugby and Munster Rugby v Leinster Rugby fixtures have been rescheduled and will take place in the coming weekends.     PRO14...

Stars of the Japanese Top League

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Japanese Top League kicks off this coming weekend with eight fixtures in the opening round of action.   Kubota Spears and Mitsubishi Dynaboars kick off the opening game at the same time that...

PRO 14 Highlights: Leinster Rugby Vs Ulster Rugby

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Leinster bounced back from their defeat to Connacht with a crucial 24-12 home win over Conference leaders Ulster. John Cooney opened the scoring for Ulster with a penalty 15 minutes in to lead 3-0. Johnny...

PRO 14 Irish Derbies Review Plus TOTW

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend we saw two Irish derbies in the Guinness Pro 14 competition and here is how they both played out.    Connacht vs Munster   Munster survived a late onslaught to hold on for...