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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Derby

All time
# Drama
Ulster and Munster share the spoils after Pro12 thriller in Belfast
Paddy Jackson held his nerve with a last-gasp conversion to earn two points for Neil Doak’s men.
# Error Count
Aki's non-try and more talking points after Connacht lose to Ulster
International quality, Ulster’s ruthlessness, Connacht’s errors and the losing bonus point.
# derby glory
Clinical Ulster dent Connacht's Champions Cup hopes in Galway
Pat Lam’s men fought back in the second half for a losing bonus point but will rue their errors in the opening 40 minutes.
# Derby
Connacht bring back Aki as Ulster name strong team for Galway derby
With Nigel Owens refereeing, this should be a hugely entertaining inter-provincial clash.
# Derby
Zebo and TOD return for Munster as Connacht name Marmion and Carty
There have been changes to both provinces’ teams ahead of tomorrow’s clash at Thomond Park.
# they're ba-ack
2000/01 - a see-saw season of Old Firm derbies
After a two year wait Celtic v Rangers returns next month. Brace yourself!
# West's awake
Henshaw set for Connacht return in sold-out New Year's Day Munster tie
On-loan lock Quinn Roux and dynamic back row Eoin McKeon are also back in the selection mix.
# Mumhan Abu
Foley enthused as squad depth shows up well in Leinster victory
The likes of Ronan O’Mahony, Duncan Williams, Billy Holland and Dave O’Callaghan stood out in Limerick.
# Bragging Rights
Leinster make no excuses after Munster 'got what they deserved'
Captain Shane Jennings admitted that Munster simply ‘played better than us’ at Thomond Park.
# destruction derby
Dominant Munster power three tries past Leinster in Limerick
Anthony Foley’s men were clear and deserved winners at Thomond Park as Leinster struggled to create scores.
Five football derbies to add to your bucket list
And here’s how you can be there
# Derby
'Huge amount of positivity' in Leinster squad as Connacht come to town
Kevin McLaughlin admits the players need to start delivering on the pitch.
# Old Foes
Regardless of league standings, Man United - Liverpool remains English football's No.1 rivalry
It doesn’t matter where these two English giants currently lie, this match remains the Premier League’s biggest.
# putting it right
'Munster didn't do anything extravagant' - Heaslip admits to Leinster frailties
The Ireland No. 8 pointed to weak breakdown work and soft defence as the reasons his side lost on Saturday.
# Derby
O'Mahony included on Munster bench as Leinster make three changes
The southern province’s captain returns sooner than anticipated, while Ian Madigan and Gordon D’Arcy continue as Leinster’s centres.
# interpro
Leinster's O'Connor says Ireland competition keeps Munster rivalry alive
The Australian head coach is looking forward to Ben Teo’s arrival from rugby league next week.
# robocop
'I'm not here to make up the numbers' - Copeland targeting Ireland's No. 8 shirt
The 26-year-old respects Ireland No. 8 Jamie Heaslip’s ability, but has returned to Ireland to take his jersey.
# Decider
Munster looking to claim interpro title with home victory over Connacht
Laura Guest and her teammates are expecting an ‘absolute battle’ at Tralee RFC this afternoon.
# Derby
Powerful Leinster team to provide firm test of Connacht's progress
For all the positivity around the western province, a win this evening would be the greatest indicator of improvement.
# Derby
James on the scoresheet but Real Madrid held by Atleti in Supercopa
We’re back to business in Spain.
# Derby
Latest installment of Leinster and Ulster rivalry set to serve up thrills
Boosted by the returns of Best and Pienaar, Mark Anscombe’s men travel to the RDS with confidence.
# Derby
O'Brien on the Leinster bench, as Best and Pienaar return for Ulster
Matt O’Connor has made eight changes, while there are surprises in both starting XVs.
# ram raid
Unfortunate Kuszczak OG leaves Derby with Championship play-off advantage
The ex-Manchester United ‘keeper could do little to stop himself diverting the ball into his own net.
# Pro12
5 things to look out for during tomorrow's Ulster v Connacht inter-pro derby
Tommy Bowe at 13, Connacht’s young stars and Rob Herring filling in for Rory Best are on the agenda.
# Revenge
19th All-Ireland for St. Kieran's after win over Kilkenny CBS
A storming second half proved the difference in this afternoon’s Croke Cup.
# victors
'The rivalry is the rivalry and everyone needed to win' - Leinster's O'Connor content
The Australian head coach took great satisfaction in securing a derby win a week out from facing Toulon in the Heineken Cup
Leinster v Munster, Pro12
We were live from the Aviva Stadium as the provincial rivals clashed in a top of the table encounter.
# Irish Abroad
Jonny Sexton kicks 17 points to help Racing to vital victory in Parisian derby
The Ireland out-half played an important part in his side’s Top 14 success over Stade Français.
# Aiming high
Confident lock Toner approaching Munster clash with focus on accuracy
Leinster’s second row says he knows Paul O’Connell’s game a little better following the Six Nations.
# legacy
Rob Penney: We've a long way to go to be as respected as Leinster are
The Kiwi head coach has underlined the pride he has in his group of players.
# zeebs
Simon Zebo: Playing Leinster is like a Heineken Cup final every time
The Munster wing is excited about the chance to continue his good provincial form on Saturday.
# Derby
5 central issues in the build-up to the Leinster v Munster inter-provincial clash
Matt O’Connor’s impact on Leinster, Rob Penney operating with freedom and the benefits of Ireland’s success.
# Spanish Football
Ronaldo rescues a point for Real in eventful Madrid derby
It ended 2-2 between the La Liga rivals at the Vicente Calderon.
# Derby
VIDEO: Sturridge's quick-fire double puts Liverpool in control
The striker scored twice in the space of two minutes after Steven Gerrard’s opener against Everton.
# Progress
Chelsea ease past Derby to set up fourth round clash with Stoke
José Mourinho’s men progressed thanks to goals from Mikel and Oscar.
# Skills
Here's why Clermont stick with out-half Brock James
The Australian play maker produced this exquisite pass in a derby win over Brive on Saturday.
# Derby
Leinster v Munster confirmed for the Aviva
Matt O’Connor’s side will get their chance for revenge at the national stadium in March.
# Challenge
Munster always play with real intensity in Thomond – Leo Cullen
The Leinster lock will miss the game through injury but will be a keen spectator.
# out-half
Munster is another step up - Ian Madigan
The Leinster out-half is hoping to help his side to another win in Thomond Park.
# Derby
Arsene Wenger taunts Spurs over Bale exit ahead of north London derby
“We will not panic buy, that is for sure,” says the Gunners chief of his own plans before Monday.