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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Derbies

This year
Leinster and Munster to meet in interpro series final, Ryder shines as Connacht beat Ulster
Leinster beat Munster for the first time since 2019.
Leinster v Munster the pick of the weekend's interpro action
Saturday’s other game sees Connacht host Ulster in Galway.
IRFU confirm fixture details for Women’s Interprovincial Championship
The competition will kick-off on 12 August and run for four weekends.
All time
Derbies in Dublin, Cork and Limerick plus the rest of this weekend's AIL previews
Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.
SA Rugby announces new seven-team 'Super Rugby Unlocked' competition
The Cheetahs, Pumas, and Griquas have joined the four existing Super Rugby sides.
IRFU confirms plans are in place for inter-pros at the Aviva in August
The games would take place behind closed doors on 22 and 23 August.
We could be watching Super Rugby from New Zealand as soon as next month
The five Kiwi sides are set to play each other home and away over the course of 10 weeks.
Inter-provincial series among possibilities for any return of rugby
‘That sort of scenario is a possibility of playing out due to the travel issues.’
South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions
The plans will be met with extreme levels of doubt in many quarters.
'I love what Munster stands for... the spirit, culture, never-say-die attitude'
Niamh Briggs and her squad are preparing to defend their interprovincial title in the coming weeks.
Glasgow and Ospreys wins knock Munster off Pro12 perch
The victory for Gregor Townsend’s Warriors is, however, good news for Connacht.