Last Sunday’s journey down the yellow brick road to the U Arena may have produced some dazzling rugby but there will be a lot to be said for a return to the great outdoors of Thomond Park, writes...
Munster and Ulster are both one win away from a spot in the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup.
Niyi Adeolokun scored a first-half hat-trick as Challenge Cup Pool Five leaders Connacht ended the group campaign with a win over Oyonnax.
The Scarlets secured a European Champions Cup quarter-final place as Pool Five winners after toppling Toulon.
Leinster hooker Sean Cronin believes their top seeding in the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals is no guarantee they will sail through the knockout stages.
Saracens kept alive their hopes of qualifying for the Champions Cup knock-out phase after demolishing Northampton.
In a week when the ethos of Munster Rugby has been thrust under the spotlight, perhaps it is fitting the man who was the embodiment of such ideals and beliefs will be honoured forever in Limerick.
For the first time in 15 years Leinster have won all six pool games in the European Champions Cup.
The Ulster 'A' team has been announced for their final British & Irish Cup pool game away to the Scarlets Premiership Select at Llandovery RFC on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 2pm).
Good news for Munster and Ulster’s qualification prospects...