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#Guinness Pro14

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 11 January, 2021

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht
# Back On Track
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# Back On Track

Leinster pleased with response to 'kick up the arse' from Connacht

Jan 11th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,911 Views 15 Comments

Hugo Keenan and co. notched a bonus-point win against Ulster and denied the visitors anything.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 10 January, 2021

Munster feel 'lucky' to come away with win after late scare against Connacht
# Resolve
From The42
# Resolve

Munster feel 'lucky' to come away with win after late scare against Connacht

Jan 10th 2021, 9:38 AM 11,560 Views 32 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men nearly lost out in a dramatic endgame.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht
# Battle
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# Battle

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht

Jan 9th 2021, 9:36 PM 35,871 Views 83 Comments

Chris Farrell’s first-half try was crucial while JJ Hanrahan kicked 11 points off the tee.

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three
# Wide Men
From The42
# Wide Men

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three

Jan 9th 2021, 9:30 AM 7,052 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, 20-year-old Ethan McIlroy continues to show his promise for Ulster.

Connacht bid to back up Leinster win against strong visiting Munster side
# Interprovincial
From The42
# Interprovincial

Connacht bid to back up Leinster win against strong visiting Munster side

Jan 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,464 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan has brought his frontliners back for this evening’s clash in Galway.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 8 January, 2021

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot

Jan 8th 2021, 10:32 PM 10,344 Views 19 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side landed an important victory in the battle for top spot in Conference A.

Leinster back to winning ways as Cullen's men notch bonus point against Ulster
# Derby
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# Derby

Leinster back to winning ways as Cullen's men notch bonus point against Ulster

Jan 8th 2021, 9:27 PM 14,393 Views 66 Comments

Three second-half tries helped the home side to overturn a 9-5 deficit at the break.

Munster's big guns return as Connacht make four changes for inter-pro clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Munster's big guns return as Connacht make four changes for inter-pro clash

Jan 8th 2021, 12:12 PM 15,162 Views 33 Comments

Bundee Aki hasn’t recovered from a knee injury to feature at the Sportsground.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Dai Young returns to replace John Mulvihill as Cardiff Blues boss
# Only The Good Dai Young
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# Only The Good Dai Young

Dai Young returns to replace John Mulvihill as Cardiff Blues boss

Jan 7th 2021, 7:32 PM 4,845 Views 6 Comments

The 53-year-old former Wasps chief is back for a second stint in charge of the Guinness Pro14 outfit.

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'
# Friday Night Rugby
From The42
# Friday Night Rugby

'We have to go down and fire our shot, regardless of how good they are'

Jan 7th 2021, 8:38 AM 7,457 Views 0 Comments

Matty Rea and Ulster are ready for a high-stakes clash against Leinster on Friday evening.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

Connacht hoping Aki recovers from knee issue for crucial Munster clash

Jan 5th 2021, 1:51 PM 5,314 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland centre has been absent over the past two weekends.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces
# Rescheduled
From The42
# Rescheduled

New dates announced for postponed Pro14 fixtures involving Irish provinces

Dec 30th 2020, 3:26 PM 8,476 Views 3 Comments

Munster, Leinster and Connacht have all received fresh fixture details from competition organisers.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Jimmy O'Brien back for Leinster's clash with Connacht but Harry Byrne ruled out
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Jimmy O'Brien back for Leinster's clash with Connacht but Harry Byrne ruled out

Dec 29th 2020, 1:34 PM 9,335 Views 10 Comments

There’s also uncertainty over the availability of Rhys Ruddock, whose rib injury requires further assessment.

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Two Leinster players test positive for Covid-19

Dec 29th 2020, 11:47 AM 35,890 Views 20 Comments

It comes just four days out from the Guinness Pro14 clash with Connacht at the RDS.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 27 December, 2020

As it happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro14 From The42
Live Dec 27th 2020, 6:58 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro14

Ulster out to get back to winning ways after crushing news on Coetzee exit
# Record
From The42
# Record

Ulster out to get back to winning ways after crushing news on Coetzee exit

Dec 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,270 Views 8 Comments

Both sides are coming off the back of consecutive defeats in the Champions Cup.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Talisman Coetzee to depart 'deeply frustrated' Ulster at the end of the season
# Long Goodbye
From The42
# Long Goodbye

Talisman Coetzee to depart 'deeply frustrated' Ulster at the end of the season

Dec 26th 2020, 4:07 PM 33,210 Views 62 Comments

Ulster CEO Jony Petrie gave a candid assessment of his back row’s move to the Bulls on Twitter, describing it as ‘entirely player- (& Bulls)-driven.’

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March

Dec 23rd 2020, 3:00 PM 27,387 Views 20 Comments

The new competition will kick-off in April after the 2020/21 Pro14 final in March.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Munster boosted by return of Kilcoyne ahead of showdown with Leinster
# Bulletin
From The42
# Bulletin

Munster boosted by return of Kilcoyne ahead of showdown with Leinster

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:33 PM 9,651 Views 10 Comments

The 32-year-old prop hasn’t featured since August after undergoing surgery on an ankle injury.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 21 December, 2020

Ringrose, Sexton and Doris ruled out of St Stephen's Day clash with Munster
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Ringrose, Sexton and Doris ruled out of St Stephen's Day clash with Munster

Dec 21st 2020, 3:06 PM 12,480 Views 19 Comments

Better news for Leo Cullen is that Jack Conan and Ed Byrne will both return to full training this week.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Blade returns for Connacht as Friend's men take on Benetton in Galway
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Blade returns for Connacht as Friend's men take on Benetton in Galway

Dec 3rd 2020, 12:08 PM 5,115 Views 5 Comments

The westerners have been unfortunate with postponements so far this season.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 30 November, 2020

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre
# Rout
From The42
# Rout

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre

Nov 30th 2020, 11:15 PM 11,062 Views 9 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men were far too good for the Italians at Thomond Park.

Hat-trick for hooker Andrew as Ulster run away with bonus-point win in Edinburgh
# Form
From The42
# Form

Hat-trick for hooker Andrew as Ulster run away with bonus-point win in Edinburgh

Nov 30th 2020, 10:59 PM 6,071 Views 10 Comments

John Cooney also scored a brace of tries as Ulster romped home in the Scottish capital.

'It's maybe not the colours on the shirt you play for, it's probably the people'
# Tipp Man
From The42
# Tipp Man

'It's maybe not the colours on the shirt you play for, it's probably the people'

Nov 30th 2020, 8:40 AM 10,507 Views 5 Comments

Bill Johnston has no regrets about his move from Munster to Ulster last year.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Hot-stepping Lyttle honing in on rounding out his skillset with Ulster
# Stepper
From The42
# Stepper

Hot-stepping Lyttle honing in on rounding out his skillset with Ulster

Nov 28th 2020, 7:30 AM 3,664 Views 11 Comments

‘I’m not the biggest so I have to avoid people some way.’

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Leinster's Pro14 trip postponed after Scarlets camp hit with Covid-19 cases
# Round 8
From The42
# Round 8

Leinster's Pro14 trip postponed after Scarlets camp hit with Covid-19 cases

Nov 26th 2020, 5:58 PM 6,900 Views 8 Comments

The game was scheduled to take place in Llanelli on Sunday, but will now have to be played in early 2021.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Ulster overcome Marshall blow, two yellows and late Scarlets fightback to record another bonus-point win
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Ulster overcome Marshall blow, two yellows and late Scarlets fightback to record another bonus-point win

Nov 22nd 2020, 10:09 PM 10,191 Views 8 Comments

The centre was carted off early with what appeared to be a knee injury, but Ulster motored on with their impressive start to the season.

Penny at the double to cap Leinster's comprehensive win against Cardiff Blues
# Seventh Heaven
From The42
# Seventh Heaven

Penny at the double to cap Leinster's comprehensive win against Cardiff Blues

Nov 22nd 2020, 8:02 PM 12,628 Views 40 Comments

Leo Cullen’s four-in-a-row-chasing side remain the team to beat in the Guinness Pro14.

Seven-try Connacht cruise to win over Zebre despite second-half red card for Papali'i
# Grazie
From The42
# Grazie

Seven-try Connacht cruise to win over Zebre despite second-half red card for Papali'i

Nov 22nd 2020, 5:51 PM 13,110 Views 16 Comments

Sean O’Brien scored on his return but Connacht will be concerned by the withdrawal of Tom Farrell through injury in the second half.

Out-half Healy returns for Munster as O'Sullivan starts at openside flanker
# Team News
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# Team News

Out-half Healy returns for Munster as O'Sullivan starts at openside flanker

Nov 22nd 2020, 12:14 PM 20,664 Views 25 Comments

Fineen Wycherley shifts from the second row to the back row for the visit to Scotstoun.

Leinster's 'poach group' battling for turnover points as Cardiff Blues visit RDS
# Poaching
From The42
# Poaching

Leinster's 'poach group' battling for turnover points as Cardiff Blues visit RDS

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 7,168 Views 1 Comment

Hooker James Tracy is hoping to help Leinster towards their seventh win of the season.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 19 November, 2020

'It's a concern' - Leinster aim to avoid bad habits amidst streak of bonus-point wins
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

'It's a concern' - Leinster aim to avoid bad habits amidst streak of bonus-point wins

Nov 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,342 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side have opened the new season with six bonus-point wins from six games.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 16 November, 2020

Leavy shines as eight-try Leinster tear Edinburgh to shreds at the RDS
# Hammering
From The42
# Hammering

Leavy shines as eight-try Leinster tear Edinburgh to shreds at the RDS

Nov 16th 2020, 10:00 PM 37,880 Views 54 Comments

Cian Kelleher got a hat-trick and Luke McGrath scored a brace as the home side kept their run going.

'Look at Damien McKenzie and Beauden Barrett, they can play multiple positions'
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'Look at Damien McKenzie and Beauden Barrett, they can play multiple positions'

Nov 16th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,200 Views 6 Comments

Ulster’s 22-year-old Michael Lowry is comfortable at either out-half or fullback.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 15 November, 2020

20-year-old wing Ethan McIlroy gets first Ulster start for visit to Zebre
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

20-year-old wing Ethan McIlroy gets first Ulster start for visit to Zebre

Nov 15th 2020, 12:26 PM 7,926 Views 14 Comments

The academy back has impressed off the bench in recent weeks.

Dan Leavy to make first Leinster start since March 2019 against Edinburgh
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Dan Leavy to make first Leinster start since March 2019 against Edinburgh

Nov 15th 2020, 12:14 PM 9,808 Views 8 Comments

The 26-year-old has made three replacement appearances in recent weeks.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Van Graan makes 5 changes as Munster welcome Ospreys to Limerick
# Fresh
From The42
# Fresh

Van Graan makes 5 changes as Munster welcome Ospreys to Limerick

Nov 14th 2020, 12:45 PM 16,334 Views 12 Comments

Mike Haley returns in the backline while there are four personnel switches up front for the injury-plagued southern province.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 13 November, 2020

Munster reveal long-term injury for John Hodnett and another Covid-19 case
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Munster reveal long-term injury for John Hodnett and another Covid-19 case

Nov 13th 2020, 2:14 PM 9,626 Views 9 Comments

The 21-year-old is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering an achilles tendon injury in training.

'He has taken it in his stride' - Cooney bounces back to best form with Ulster
# Proving A Point
From The42
# Proving A Point

'He has taken it in his stride' - Cooney bounces back to best form with Ulster

Nov 13th 2020, 7:15 AM 6,156 Views 23 Comments

Meanwhile, props Eric O’Sullivan and Tom O’Toole continue to develop with the northern province.

Kearney hoping for Ireland call as cousin Biden gets elected in the US
# Connections
From The42
# Connections

Kearney hoping for Ireland call as cousin Biden gets elected in the US

Nov 13th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,882 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old wing has had a torrid time with injuries in recent years.