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#Guinness Pro14

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Leinster recover from slow start to land their third PRO14 title in a row
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Leinster recover from slow start to land their third PRO14 title in a row

Sep 12th 2020, 9:25 PM 17,654 Views 79 Comments

Tries from Lowe, Henshaw and Doris resulted in Leinster beating their Irish rivals 27-5.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Three Leinster men and two Ulster players make Pro14 dream team
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Three Leinster men and two Ulster players make Pro14 dream team

Sep 10th 2020, 12:23 PM 32,234 Views 29 Comments

Scott Fardy, Will Connors, Max Deegan, John Cooney and Stuart McCloskey were named in the XV.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Ross Byrne set for starting chance with Ryan in line for Leinster return
# Possible XV
From The42
# Possible XV

Ross Byrne set for starting chance with Ryan in line for Leinster return

Updated Sep 9th 2020, 8:18 PM 30,215 Views 33 Comments

The reigning champions could make a few changes for the Pro14 final against Ulster.

Green light for the Pro14 final as Leinster and Ulster tests show all-clear
# Decider
From The42
# Decider

Green light for the Pro14 final as Leinster and Ulster tests show all-clear

Sep 9th 2020, 3:19 PM 6,902 Views 2 Comments

There were zero positive results in the latest round of PCR testing.

'It's great having that support at home, they're so invested in what I'm doing'
# Family Man
From The42
# Family Man

'It's great having that support at home, they're so invested in what I'm doing'

Sep 9th 2020, 6:00 AM 11,219 Views 11 Comments

24-year-old Andrew Porter has been in good form for Leinster in recent weeks.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Andrew Brace appointed referee for the Pro14 final between Leinster and Ulster
# On The Whistle
From The42
# On The Whistle

Andrew Brace appointed referee for the Pro14 final between Leinster and Ulster

Sep 8th 2020, 3:54 PM 8,044 Views 12 Comments

The 32-year-old has been a rising star of the refereeing scene in recent years.

No sign of Larkham's impact for Munster in 'contestable box kicks-fest'
# Lessons
From The42
# Lessons

No sign of Larkham's impact for Munster in 'contestable box kicks-fest'

Sep 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,240 Views 28 Comments

Leinster feel they need to learn from last Friday’s game and Munster will surely look to do the same.

Returning Ryan adds quality as Leinster weigh up changes for Pro14 final
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

Returning Ryan adds quality as Leinster weigh up changes for Pro14 final

Sep 8th 2020, 1:00 AM 7,033 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old second row has fully recovered from his shoulder injury.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 7 September, 2020

Sexton and Connors set the tone as Leinster's defence smothers Munster
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Sexton and Connors set the tone as Leinster's defence smothers Munster

Sep 7th 2020, 9:30 PM 25,992 Views 23 Comments

Stuart Lancaster’s charges shut down Munster’s early attempts to get a foothold in the game.

James Ryan has been passed fit to play for Leinster in the Pro14 final
# Big Boost
From The42
# Big Boost

James Ryan has been passed fit to play for Leinster in the Pro14 final

Sep 7th 2020, 1:01 PM 10,179 Views 10 Comments

The 24-year-old has overcome his shoulder injury and is set to face Ulster on Saturday.

Cullen challenges his Leinster side to move to another level
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

Cullen challenges his Leinster side to move to another level

Sep 7th 2020, 7:47 AM 7,539 Views 15 Comments

A second double in three years is on the cards after Leinster moved past Munster in Friday’s Pro14 semi-final.

'To win in Dublin next weekend we'll have to take a giant step forward'
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

'To win in Dublin next weekend we'll have to take a giant step forward'

Sep 7th 2020, 6:00 AM 6,083 Views 6 Comments

Dan McFarland’s Ulster are 10-point underdogs for the Pro14 final against Leinster.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 6 September, 2020

McFarland's Ulster keep the faith in collective speed and ball-handling skill
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

McFarland's Ulster keep the faith in collective speed and ball-handling skill

Sep 6th 2020, 2:30 PM 6,953 Views 2 Comments

The northern province stuck to their philosophy as they mounted a dramatic comeback last night.

Ulster's fight-for-every-inch mentality apparent in crucial semi-final moments
# Grit
From The42
# Grit

Ulster's fight-for-every-inch mentality apparent in crucial semi-final moments

Sep 6th 2020, 8:10 AM 9,856 Views 15 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men showed attitude and desire at key points in the win over Edinburgh.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 5 September, 2020

As it happened: Edinburgh v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final From The42
Live Sep 5th 2020, 9:29 PM

As it happened: Edinburgh v Ulster, Pro14 semi-final

# guinness-pro14 - Friday 4 September, 2020

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Why not Munster? Van Graan's men out to upset the odds against Leinster

Sep 4th 2020, 12:00 PM 26,134 Views 33 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side are the firm favourites as they look to secure a spot in the Pro14 final.

'You can't just look at the Irish provinces and say, 'That's what we want to be''
# Envy
From The42
# Envy

'You can't just look at the Irish provinces and say, 'That's what we want to be''

Sep 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 10,220 Views 20 Comments

Grant Gilchrist and Edinburgh are keen to build a legacy like those of the Irish sides.

# guinness-pro14 - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

Free online broadcast of Leinster-Munster clash announced by eir Sport

Sep 3rd 2020, 4:38 PM 56,578 Views 26 Comments

Tomorrow’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final between the rival provinces will be available to watch on Facebook.

Zero positive Covid tests means green light given for Pro14 semis
# All Systems Go
From The42
# All Systems Go

Zero positive Covid tests means green light given for Pro14 semis

Sep 3rd 2020, 11:57 AM 5,338 Views 0 Comments

Leinster, Munster and Ulster are all in action this weekend.

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip
# Captain
From The42
# Captain

Talismanic Henderson 'a big loss' as Ulster prepare for Edinburgh trip

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:30 AM 6,038 Views 3 Comments

The Scottish club are aiming to reach their first-ever Pro14 final.

Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted
# Upward Trajectory
From The42
# Upward Trajectory

Leinster's Doris resumes his rise after breakthrough season halted

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 AM 7,523 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old Mayo man made his Ireland debut earlier this year against Scotland.

# guinness-pro14 - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Improvement is measured in wins: McFarland's Ulster out to mark progress with knockout statement
# Deja Vu
From The42
# Deja Vu

Improvement is measured in wins: McFarland's Ulster out to mark progress with knockout statement

Sep 2nd 2020, 7:30 AM 2,735 Views 3 Comments

Ulster find themselves in a strikingly similar position to where they were last year as they aim to rubber-stamp their development on Saturday in Edinburgh.

# guinness-pro14 - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

'The pressure is on them. Ulster are a team that should expect to beat Edinburgh'
# Cockers
From The42
# Cockers

'The pressure is on them. Ulster are a team that should expect to beat Edinburgh'

Sep 1st 2020, 10:00 PM 7,281 Views 10 Comments

Richard Cockerill is hoping to guide his club into the first final in their history.

World Cup winner De Allende: 'I signed for Munster because I feel they have the credentials'
# Trophy Hunt
From The42
# Trophy Hunt

World Cup winner De Allende: 'I signed for Munster because I feel they have the credentials'

Sep 1st 2020, 8:15 PM 25,641 Views 55 Comments

Munster aren’t using their five-day turnaround as an excuse ahead of the Leinster clash.

First knockout appointments for Murphy and Brace as they're handed whistle for Pro14 semis
# Men In The Middle
From The42
# Men In The Middle

First knockout appointments for Murphy and Brace as they're handed whistle for Pro14 semis

Sep 1st 2020, 7:04 PM 7,894 Views 18 Comments

Welsh official Andrew Brace will be familiar with the dynamic having refereed Leinster and Munster’s most recent encounter a fortnight ago.

Ulster hopeful Stockdale, McCloskey and Murphy will be fit for semi-final
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Ulster hopeful Stockdale, McCloskey and Murphy will be fit for semi-final

Sep 1st 2020, 12:16 PM 5,476 Views 2 Comments

All three picked up injuries in last weekend’s defeat to Leinster.

'It's absolutely irrelevant how many games we've won prior to this semi-final'
# Knockout
From The42
# Knockout

'It's absolutely irrelevant how many games we've won prior to this semi-final'

Sep 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 8,224 Views 7 Comments

Stuart Lancaster and Leinster have shifted their mindset ahead of the clash with Munster.

Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm
# Options
From The42
# Options

Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm

Sep 1st 2020, 1:00 AM 13,144 Views 38 Comments

The reigning champions have options in their back three, while Johann van Graan could make a back row change.

# guinness-pro14 - Monday 31 August, 2020

Why Rob Kearney could have a big role against one of Munster's key weapons
# Rule The Skies
From The42
# Rule The Skies

Why Rob Kearney could have a big role against one of Munster's key weapons

Aug 31st 2020, 7:00 PM 10,680 Views 24 Comments

Conor Murray’s box-kicking has been superb over the past two weekends.

How Will Connors' remarkable tackling helped Leinster to shut down Ulster
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

How Will Connors' remarkable tackling helped Leinster to shut down Ulster

Aug 31st 2020, 3:00 PM 31,738 Views 20 Comments

The 24-year-old openside flanker was dogged and destructive in defence.

Leinster not ruling Ryan, Leavy and Furlong out of returns against Munster
# Big Names
From The42
# Big Names

Leinster not ruling Ryan, Leavy and Furlong out of returns against Munster

Aug 31st 2020, 1:33 PM 9,641 Views 21 Comments

The tighthead prop has been dealing with a back issue in recent weeks.

Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step
# Familiar Foes
From The42
# Familiar Foes

Daunting semi-final against Leinster ahead as Munster look to take next step

Aug 31st 2020, 5:00 AM 10,620 Views 38 Comments

Friday night at the Aviva Stadium should be an intriguing battle between the provinces.

# guinness-pro14 - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Beirne excels but Munster now face into 'shortest turnaround we've had in years'
# Five Days
From The42
# Five Days

Beirne excels but Munster now face into 'shortest turnaround we've had in years'

Aug 30th 2020, 6:04 PM 12,649 Views 25 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side will be back at the Aviva Stadium on Friday night to take on Leinster.

Munster seal Pro14 semi-final against Leinster by overcoming 13-man Connacht
# Outnumbered
From The42
# Outnumbered

Munster seal Pro14 semi-final against Leinster by overcoming 13-man Connacht

Aug 30th 2020, 5:00 PM 43,911 Views 103 Comments

The western province were shown two red cards and a yellow at the Aviva Stadium.

Leinster's fully-changed XV happy to give Cullen a 'headache for selection'
# Marching On
From The42
# Marching On

Leinster's fully-changed XV happy to give Cullen a 'headache for selection'

Aug 30th 2020, 7:45 AM 8,916 Views 6 Comments

There were some impressive individual performances in the 28-10 win over Ulster.

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot
# On The Line
From The42
# On The Line

Munster task against Connacht is clear as they look to secure semi-final spot

Aug 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,607 Views 3 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men need at least two match points from this afternoon’s clash.

# guinness-pro14 - Saturday 29 August, 2020

'He’s that second pair of hands' - Ciarán Frawley shines at 12 for Leinster
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'He’s that second pair of hands' - Ciarán Frawley shines at 12 for Leinster

Aug 29th 2020, 10:08 PM 14,108 Views 12 Comments

The 22-year-old Skerries man was excellent in Leinster’s victory over Ulster.

Leinster notch 23rd consecutive win as Ulster disappoint before semi-final
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Leinster notch 23rd consecutive win as Ulster disappoint before semi-final

Aug 29th 2020, 9:20 PM 16,457 Views 37 Comments

Leo Cullen made 15 changes to his starting XV but they still had too much for the northern province.

Use it or lose it! Edinburgh cough up turnover for failing to play the ball
# Five Seconds
From The42
# Five Seconds

Use it or lose it! Edinburgh cough up turnover for failing to play the ball

Aug 29th 2020, 5:03 PM 12,616 Views 6 Comments

Referee Ben Blain gave Richard Cockerill’s side more than enough leeway.

'Putting my stamp on playing my game - that's been the biggest difference' From The42

'Putting my stamp on playing my game - that's been the biggest difference'

Aug 29th 2020, 8:00 AM 26,803 Views 13 Comments

At the age of 28, JJ Hanrahan is comfortable in knowing what his game is all about.