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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Derby Day

Last week
19th November 2023 - 25th November 2023
The spark is back in Leinster-Munster rivalry, and both teams are the better for it
Over 48,000 tickets have been sold for today’s URC clash in Dublin.
This year
Munster's injury toll is brutal but they must embrace this shot at Leinster
Graham Rowntree could be without six starters from last weekend’s URC quarter-final win.
Erik ten Hag eager to test Manchester United against ‘the best’ in derby clash with City
Victory for United would leave them one point behind City in the Premier League.
Last year
'It’s always been around me' - Leinster v Munster holds special memories for Furlong
The tighthead also says he’d would ‘love to give back’ and play for New Ross after his pro career ends.
Munster expect Connacht backlash on their new 4G pitch in Galway
This Friday’s match looks like a pivotal one for both Irish provinces.
Munster must seize opportunity against much-changed Leinster
The two provinces head into this evening’s meeting at the Aviva Stadium in very different circumstances.
High stakes for Connacht as Friend's side hope to deliver first blow in Leinster trilogy
Connacht and Leinster will play each other three times over the next four weeks, starting with tonight’s URC clash in Galway.
Life in a different City: A band of brothers who became men in Manchester
Paddy McCarthy, Glenn Whelan, Stephen Elliott and Willo Flood played almost 1,500 games between them in British football. Their early years at Maine Road was the reason for the longevity.
Connacht's Tom Daly returns from injury after a three-month layoff to start against Ulster
Connacht have handed Denis Buckley a first start of the season.
Connacht and Munster set to serve up an interpro cracker in Galway
The two sides go head to head in Galway this evening.
All time
Fascinating battle lies ahead at the Aviva with Ulster primed to make it five wins from five
Connacht host Ulster at HQ this evening.
Cooke nicks derby victory for Shels with stunning late strike against Waves
Peamount United moved to the top of the table on goal difference with a 5-1 win over Treaty United.
Rare win over Leinster would be momentous for van Graan's Munster
The South African has only tasted victory in this fixture once before.
Lafferty's golden touch gives Rovers victory in pivotal LOI title battle
Hoops move five points clear in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division title race.
Mayor of Liverpool happy for Merseyside derby to be played at Goodison Park
The fixture is set to take place on 21 June.
2 changes as Corofin pair drop out of Galway team to face Mayo
The Tribesmen could edge Mayo closer to relegation on Sunday.
'Someone from United came in with the police asking Alfie not to sue Keane. He refused'
The Manchester derby used to be very different as former City goalkeeper Nicky Weaver remembers that horror tackle by the United captain, and why Stephen Ireland should have made it to the very top.
Leinster's winning streak rumbles on thanks to dominant defence against Munster
Ross Byrne was instrumental as Leinster opened up a 13-0 lead which Munster could not reel in.
Manchester City v Manchester United, Premier League
Follow all of the action from a crucial clash at the Etihad.
Dec 7th 2019, 5:53 PM 22′ – GOAL! Man City 0-1 Man United Rashford scores! Ederson went right, the ball went left, and United have a deserved lead! 
Dec 7th 2019, 5:31 PM Kick-off!  Aaaaand off we go! 
Claffey wary of Ulster challenge as Leinster eye back-to-back inter-pro titles
The women’s inter-pro semi-finals take place at Templeville Road on Saturday afternoon.
Stunning Sovereign basks in Irish Derby success after memorable weekend for Aidan O'Brien
Donn McClean reflects on the surprise winner’s performance at The Curragh on Saturday.
'Whatever beats him will win': Prendergast bullish on Madhmoon's Derby chances
Ryan Moore to partner favourite Anthony van Dyck at the Curragh on Saturday.
O'Brien gives Sir Dragonet the green light for Epsom
Trainer Aidan O’Brien suggested the Prix du Jockey Club at Chantilly could have been an alternative option.
Donn McClean: O'Brien's Sir Dragonet gives plenty to ponder as Derby looms
Derby trials are popping up all over to present a changing picture of prospects at Epsom.
'Munster will be frothing at the mouth waiting for us' - Leinster must move on
Leinster boss Leo Cullen feels ‘Munster have the advantage in many ways.’
Tavernier and Arfield settle Old Firm as Rangers cruise at Ibrox
Steven Gerrard’s side were 2-0 winners over champions Celtic.
'There seems to be great energy towards Carlow - we’re trying to build our own little bit'
The O’Moore men are aiming for back-to-back National League promotions.
'Whoever loses, basically, is relegated' - Monaghan star on pressure of Saturday's clash
Conor McManus knows the importance of his team’s derby against Cavan
Hugo Lloris' 90th-minute penalty save denies Arsenal last-gasp North London Derby win
The French goalkeeper denied Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang a winner right at the death.
Tottenham no longer a soft touch, insists Pochettino
Spurs have lost back-to-back games against Burnley and Chelsea heading into Saturday’s north London derby.
Cullen's Leinster look towards 'tricky' Ulster side with many familiar faces
The Leinster head coach was pleased with a ‘controlled’ performance from his team in Coventry.
Fitting finale to 'winter-pros' in store as stacked Munster take on Connacht
The provinces, and particularly Connacht, have offered up terrific entertainment over Christmas.
'Manchester derby winner was the biggest moment of my career' - Rashford eager to star again against Man City
Numerous team honours do not compare to the delight of scoring the winner in the Manchester derby, according to Marcus Rashford.
'If there's an opportunity, we have to take it': Connacht out to rewrite history
Andy Friend’s side are bidding to win in Belfast for the first time in 58 years tonight.
'They rightly spanked us': Leinster vow to show attitude in defence to avert wild west shoot-out
Connacht v Leinster feels a little spicier than usual.
Connacht increase capacity by 2,000 for eagerly-awaited Leinster clash
Temporary terracing is being installed at the Bohermore and College Road ends of the Sportsground.
Leinster and Munster set up thrilling inter-pro decider in Donnybrook
Leinster have yet to concede a point in this year’s championship.
Munster return 1,000 tickets ahead of Leinster semi-final at the RDS
The eastern province yesterday confirmed the returns from the away allocation.
'You have to bring your best or you're going to be embarrassed'
Munster will need to improve vastly in the next two weeks before the Pro14 semi-final against Leinster.
Munster set up Pro14 semi-final with Leinster after squeezing past Edinburgh
The Irish provinces will meet at the RDS on Saturday 19 May.