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#Guinness Pro14

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 7 November, 2020

'I have loved every minute of it' - Ross Molony set for 100th Leinster cap
# Centurion
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# Centurion

'I have loved every minute of it' - Ross Molony set for 100th Leinster cap

Nov 7th 2020, 10:05 AM 8,272 Views 7 Comments

The 26-year-old has been a consistent performer in the second row for the province.

'If you’re playing well enough for Connacht, you’re going to get picked for Ireland'
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

'If you’re playing well enough for Connacht, you’re going to get picked for Ireland'

Nov 7th 2020, 8:45 AM 11,217 Views 30 Comments

23-year-old back row Paul Boyle has been in strong form for the westerners in recent seasons.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Munster's game at Benetton this weekend called off due to positive Covid cases in Italians' squad
# Postponed
From The42
# Postponed

Munster's game at Benetton this weekend called off due to positive Covid cases in Italians' squad

Nov 4th 2020, 3:53 PM 7,274 Views 7 Comments

Three Benetton players returned positive test results, with a further four in self-isolation as a result.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Connacht set for boost with Ireland internationals returning to set-up
# Reinforcements
From The42
# Reinforcements

Connacht set for boost with Ireland internationals returning to set-up

Nov 3rd 2020, 2:31 PM 9,769 Views 2 Comments

The westerners’ Ireland contingent are back training with them this week.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Munster prove too much for Dragons as they continue spotless start in Newport
# Four From Four
From The42
# Four From Four

Munster prove too much for Dragons as they continue spotless start in Newport

Nov 1st 2020, 4:33 PM 14,789 Views 19 Comments

Matt Gallagher touched down twice and Calvin Nash bagged another as Munster held off their hosts in difficult conditions.

Kelleher and O'Loughlin to make first starts of season for Leinster with Hawkshaw back in line for debut
# Guinness Pro14
From The42
# Guinness Pro14

Kelleher and O'Loughlin to make first starts of season for Leinster with Hawkshaw back in line for debut

Nov 1st 2020, 12:25 PM 10,381 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has made three changes to his starting XV which demolished Zebre last weekend.

Cooney and McCloskey return from Ireland camp for Ulster's clash with Cardiff
# On The Road
From The42
# On The Road

Cooney and McCloskey return from Ireland camp for Ulster's clash with Cardiff

Nov 1st 2020, 12:19 PM 7,873 Views 7 Comments

Matty Rea will win his 50th cap for the province, while Billy Burns and Luke Marshall return from injury.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 29 October, 2020

Munster not ruling out move for front-row cover but Rowntree impressed by impact of West Cork youngsters
# Southwest Is Best
From The42
# Southwest Is Best

Munster not ruling out move for front-row cover but Rowntree impressed by impact of West Cork youngsters

Oct 29th 2020, 4:46 PM 15,661 Views 13 Comments

Monday’s impressive debutant Josh Wycherley is one of only two fit looseheads at the southern province’s disposal.

Connacht's clash with Benetton postponed due to Covid cases in Italian club
# Reschedule
From The42
# Reschedule

Connacht's clash with Benetton postponed due to Covid cases in Italian club

Oct 29th 2020, 3:43 PM 5,321 Views 3 Comments

The Guinness Pro14 game was due to take place in Galway on Sunday.

'It's great to see Munster being brave and selecting some of the younger guys'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'It's great to see Munster being brave and selecting some of the younger guys'

Oct 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 10,334 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Connell has been impressed by the likes of Ben Healy and John Hodnett.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 26 October, 2020

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'
# Next Step
From The42
# Next Step

'My dad was thinking of sneaking in, I had to tell him not to do it'

Oct 26th 2020, 8:00 PM 71,098 Views 1 Comment

Dan Leavy said his knee ‘felt perfect’ as he completed his long-awaited comeback for Leinster.

Munster send West Cork crew to work in first Monday Night Rugby outing
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

Munster send West Cork crew to work in first Monday Night Rugby outing

Oct 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 21,078 Views 4 Comments

Craig Casey and Ben Healy continue as the halfbacks for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 25 October, 2020

Munster stick with Casey-Healy combo for Cardiff's visit to Thomond
# Mun-day Night Football
From The42
# Mun-day Night Football

Munster stick with Casey-Healy combo for Cardiff's visit to Thomond

Oct 25th 2020, 12:20 PM 17,980 Views 12 Comments

Johann van Graan makes eight changes to the side which beat Edinburgh.

Andy Friend is stuck between a lock and a hard place
# Guinness Pro14
From The42
# Guinness Pro14

Andy Friend is stuck between a lock and a hard place

Oct 25th 2020, 7:30 AM 12,291 Views 3 Comments

Connacht are missing five second-row forwards for this evening’s clash against Edinburgh.

Ulster backline beginning to deliver for Peel and McFarland
# Middle Class
From The42
# Middle Class

Ulster backline beginning to deliver for Peel and McFarland

Oct 25th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,074 Views 3 Comments

The emergence of James Hume and Stewart Moore has added depth and class to Ulster’s midfield.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Ulster name experienced pack for visit of Dragons as Madigan continues at 10
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ulster name experienced pack for visit of Dragons as Madigan continues at 10

Oct 24th 2020, 12:46 PM 7,744 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland has made six changes to his team from the win away to Ospreys two weekends ago.

Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low
# Stop Gap
From The42
# Stop Gap

Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low

Oct 24th 2020, 12:28 PM 8,112 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend has reshuffled his team for tomorrow’s visit to Edinburgh in the Pro14.

'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'
# Return
From The42
# Return

'It feels like having a new player really, he's been gone that long'

Oct 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 9,674 Views 2 Comments

Dan Leavy nearly grabbed a late try as he made his Leinster comeback at the RDS.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 23 October, 2020

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses
# Hammering
From The42
# Hammering

Leavy makes strong Leinster return as two-try hooker Sheehan impresses

Oct 23rd 2020, 9:22 PM 13,996 Views 21 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men hammered a poor Zebre side at the RDS, scoring nine tries in total.

'He's big and very powerful' - Highly-rated Sheehan set for Leinster debut tonight
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

'He's big and very powerful' - Highly-rated Sheehan set for Leinster debut tonight

Oct 23rd 2020, 6:15 AM 18,710 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Liam Turner gets a starting debut, while David Hawkshaw and Ciaran Parker are on the bench.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'People need to be patient and have realistic expectations' - Leavy set for Leinster return
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

'People need to be patient and have realistic expectations' - Leavy set for Leinster return

Oct 22nd 2020, 3:30 PM 8,187 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old has been sidelined for 19 months after a horrific knee injury.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 19 October, 2020

Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre
# Back In Blue
From The42
# Back In Blue

Frawley and Kearney in line for Leinster returns against Zebre

Oct 19th 2020, 12:51 PM 7,211 Views 9 Comments

Academy graduate Dan Sheehan is also back in full training following a fractured cheekbone.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 12 October, 2020

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over

Oct 12th 2020, 4:41 PM 30,503 Views 12 Comments

Leinster revealed this afternoon that the pair suffered significant injuries while on Guinness Pro14 duty.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Stander pounces late to secure dramatic win for Munster
# Late Late Show
From The42
# Late Late Show

Stander pounces late to secure dramatic win for Munster

Oct 10th 2020, 9:55 PM 53,280 Views 49 Comments

Youngster Ben Healy once again nailed the winning kick for Munster as they came from behind to defeat Edinburgh.

Exciting 21-year-old Ulster centre Stewart Moore continues upward trajectory
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Exciting 21-year-old Ulster centre Stewart Moore continues upward trajectory

Oct 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,192 Views 1 Comment

The Ballymoney man starts at 12 again as Dan McFarland’s men take on the Ospreys.

'He's a ridiculous athlete' - Ryan excited by potential of Leinster team-mate Baird
# Lock Stocks
From The42
# Lock Stocks

'He's a ridiculous athlete' - Ryan excited by potential of Leinster team-mate Baird

Oct 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,855 Views 6 Comments

Both seconds rows are part of Andy Farrell’s 35-man Ireland squad.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Munster Rugby confirm two further cases of Covid-19
# Testing
From The42
# Testing

Munster Rugby confirm two further cases of Covid-19

Oct 8th 2020, 9:47 PM 13,868 Views 7 Comments

The squad will return to training in Limerick tomorrow ahead of their meeting with Edinburgh.

Munster captain Peter O'Mahony cleared to play after red card last weekend
# No Ban
From The42
# No Ban

Munster captain Peter O'Mahony cleared to play after red card last weekend

Oct 8th 2020, 12:58 PM 11,322 Views 12 Comments

The Ireland international has not received any ban after being sent off against Scarlets.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Wootton 'a better person and player' after enduring two difficult years at Munster
# Fresh Start
From The42
# Fresh Start

Wootton 'a better person and player' after enduring two difficult years at Munster

Oct 7th 2020, 9:55 AM 24,333 Views 13 Comments

The talented 26-year-old is thriving with Connacht, having joined the province on loan back in July.

Bundee Aki 'like a man possessed' as Connacht target back-to-back wins
# Centre Of Attention
From The42
# Centre Of Attention

Bundee Aki 'like a man possessed' as Connacht target back-to-back wins

Oct 7th 2020, 9:30 AM 7,383 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland centre is fit to face Cardiff Blues but Niall Murray looks set to undergo shoulder surgery.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Change of venue can be 'a leveller' but Connacht braced for menacing Cardiff
# Unopen Arms
From The42
# Unopen Arms

Change of venue can be 'a leveller' but Connacht braced for menacing Cardiff

Oct 6th 2020, 3:05 PM 7,017 Views 1 Comment

Saturday’s Guinness Pro14 fixture will be played at Rodney Parade in Newport instead of Cardiff’s Arms Park.

'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'
# Hotshot
From The42
# Hotshot

'He was a devastating ball-carrier and having played in the backs, had good skills'

Oct 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 19,352 Views 9 Comments

Ulster’s Dan Soper was instrumental in David McCann making the move from centre to the back row.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 3 October, 2020

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'
# Talisman
From The42
# Talisman

'He's got genuine belief, Bundee. That's something other players feed off'

Oct 3rd 2020, 8:15 PM 11,016 Views 5 Comments

Connacht boss Andy Friend was pleased with how his side sorted out their discipline against Glasgow.

Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway
# Main Man
From The42
# Main Man

Brilliant Bundee Aki leads Connacht to thrilling win over Glasgow in Galway

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:07 PM 43,720 Views 29 Comments

The Ireland centre scored two tries as Connacht delivered some stunning rugby in the second half.

Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad
# Out To Impress
From The42
# Out To Impress

Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:45 AM 10,357 Views 7 Comments

Munster are away to the Scarlets as Connacht host Glasgow in the Pro14.

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 2 October, 2020

Leinster start new season with bonus-point win but Sexton injury a concern
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

Leinster start new season with bonus-point win but Sexton injury a concern

Oct 2nd 2020, 10:10 PM 11,584 Views 43 Comments

James Lowe scored two tries as the defending champions beat the Dragons at the RDS.

The PRO14 is flawed but what other option do Ireland's provinces have?
# Guinness Pro14
From The42
# Guinness Pro14

The PRO14 is flawed but what other option do Ireland's provinces have?

Oct 2nd 2020, 6:52 AM 7,691 Views 23 Comments

The arrival of a new PRO14 season could hardly be more low key but despite its many faults, Ireland’s four provinces are dependent on it.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Gibson-Park concentrates on Leinster battle before worrying about Ireland caps
# Nine
From The42
# Nine

Gibson-Park concentrates on Leinster battle before worrying about Ireland caps

Oct 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 4,431 Views 6 Comments

The 28-year-old scrum-half is heading into his fifth season with the province.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 20 September, 2020

'We didn't look like a quarter-final team' - McFarland laments Ulster's post-lockdown form
# Mystery
From The42
# Mystery

'We didn't look like a quarter-final team' - McFarland laments Ulster's post-lockdown form

Sep 20th 2020, 4:38 PM 9,589 Views 8 Comments

The northern province’s season came to a disappointing end at the Stade Ernest-Wallon this afternoon.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Connacht pair get three-game bans for red cards against Munster
# Suspended
From The42
# Suspended

Connacht pair get three-game bans for red cards against Munster

Sep 16th 2020, 2:56 PM 9,282 Views 8 Comments

Abraham Papali’i and Shane Delahunt have been suspended for their foul play.