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#Pro12

# pro12 - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From The42 'They've been under a cloud of pressure': Rassie pleased for players after topping table The 1 Seed

'They've been under a cloud of pressure': Rassie pleased for players after topping table

The South African was also happy to see Conor Murray in ‘solid’ form on his return from injury.

From The42 Leinster left livid with their shortcomings as they slip up in Belfast BULLIED

Leinster left livid with their shortcomings as they slip up in Belfast

Leo Cullen was critical of his side after their 17-13 defeat an emotional Ulster.

From The42 Ulster give Pienaar a winning farewell as Leinster miss out on top spot Legend

Ulster give Pienaar a winning farewell as Leinster miss out on top spot

The South African made a classy assist for Andrew Trimble’s crucial try.

From The42 Connacht end with a whimper as 7-try Munster roar to Pro12 summit Table Toppers

Connacht end with a whimper as 7-try Munster roar to Pro12 summit

Connacht’s defence could not hold up to a hungry Munster onslaught.

# pro12 - Friday 5 May, 2017

From The42 11 changes for Leinster as Pienaar starts his final game for Ulster Team News

11 changes for Leinster as Pienaar starts his final game for Ulster

Ulster host Leo Cullen’s side tomorrow on the final regular-season day of the Pro12.

From The42 Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster Team-sheets

Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster

It’s the last round of the regular season tomorrow, but both teams have big matches to look forward to on 20 May.

From The42 Munster dominate Pro12 'Dream Team' with six selections First XV

Munster dominate Pro12 'Dream Team' with six selections

Leinster and Ulster received two picks apiece with Tiernan O’Halloran the sole representative from Connacht.

# pro12 - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The42 Ulster won't risk Best and Henderson against Leinster, Olding set for surgery and 12 weeks out Pro12

Ulster won't risk Best and Henderson against Leinster, Olding set for surgery and 12 weeks out

The hooker and lock have been nursing respective shoulder and elbow injuries in recent weeks.

# pro12 - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From The42 Ospreys fend off Ulster comeback and all but end their Pro12 dream Make Or Break

Ospreys fend off Ulster comeback and all but end their Pro12 dream

It was make or break for the northern province, but Ospreys came out on top.

From The42 'It had a bit of everything' - Lights, lessons and another Leinster win Youth

'It had a bit of everything' - Lights, lessons and another Leinster win

Scrum-half Nick McCarthy was man of the match on his first start for Leinster last night.

# pro12 - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 'It's a place we'll never forget': Pat Lam reflects on his time with Connacht Looking Back

'It's a place we'll never forget': Pat Lam reflects on his time with Connacht

The Connacht head coach guided the province to Pro12 glory last year.

From The42 McCloskey starts as Ulster face make or break trip to Ospreys Suftum

McCloskey starts as Ulster face make or break trip to Ospreys

Chris Henry and Jared Payne remain injured as the northern province attempt to snatch the fourth play-off place out of Ospreys’ claws.

From The42 10 changes to Munster side seeking home Pro12 semi as victorious 'A' players included Team News

10 changes to Munster side seeking home Pro12 semi as victorious 'A' players included

A win over Treviso tomorrow would guarantee that outcome.

# pro12 - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From The42 O'Halloran out to make Sportsground farewell a fond one for Lam and McPhillips Leaving Do

O'Halloran out to make Sportsground farewell a fond one for Lam and McPhillips

The duo will turn their attention to the English second tier after one last European play-off push.

# pro12 - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From The42 JVDF to the fore as Leinster secure home Pro12 semi with bonus point win in Galway Party Poopers

JVDF to the fore as Leinster secure home Pro12 semi with bonus point win in Galway

The eastern province scored five tries to ruin John Muldoon’s 300th cap party.

From The42 As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, Pro12

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster looked to re-take the summit of the Pro12 against a Connacht side celebrating John Muldoon’s 300th cap.

From The42 Munster's Conor Murray and Rory Scannell are 'big doubts' to face Saracens Concerns

Munster's Conor Murray and Rory Scannell are 'big doubts' to face Saracens

Darren Sweetnam was another to pick up an injury in the win over Ulster.

From The42 Munster move top of Pro12 as Ulster miss prime chance to boost play-off hopes Derby

Munster move top of Pro12 as Ulster miss prime chance to boost play-off hopes

Tries from Keith Earls, Dave O’Callaghan and Angus Lloyd powered the southern province to victory.

From The42 As it happened: Munster v Ulster, Pro12 Inter-pro

As it happened: Munster v Ulster, Pro12

Time is running out for Ulster to claim a place in the Pro12 semi-finals. We went minute-by-minute to see if they can match up to a Munster side with one eye on Saracens.

From The42 More than Champions Cup warm-ups: There's a hell of a lot to play for in the Pro12

More than Champions Cup warm-ups: There's a hell of a lot to play for in the Pro12

Today’s inter-pros aren’t going to be the most heated clashes ever, but they will have a big bearing on the season.

# pro12 - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The42 'This is last chance': Trimble intent on keeping Ulster's play-off hope alive in Thomond Park Suftum

'This is last chance': Trimble intent on keeping Ulster's play-off hope alive in Thomond Park

With Saracens posing a potential distraction for Munster, Trimble’s side can keep the pressure on Scarlets and Ospreys with a rare win in Limerick.

From The42 Belfast win a turning point in Munster season, says Kilcoyne as return inter-pro looms Sliding Doors

Belfast win a turning point in Munster season, says Kilcoyne as return inter-pro looms

‘There is no point is saying that Saracens is not at the forefront of our minds,” admits the prop.

# pro12 - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From The42 Connacht rule out Loughney, McCartney and Ili until next season Cut Short

Connacht rule out Loughney, McCartney and Ili until next season

Surgery on arm and ankle injuries will keep the trio out of Pat Lam’s final games in charge.

# pro12 - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From The42 Ospreys defend controversial handling of Dan Biggar's head injury Statement

Ospreys defend controversial handling of Dan Biggar's head injury

The out-half sustained the injury during his side’s Pro12 meeting with Leinster yesterday.

# pro12 - Saturday 8 April, 2017

From The42 Munster show defensive mettle to to see off Glasgow in tough Pro12 clash SUAF

Munster show defensive mettle to to see off Glasgow in tough Pro12 clash

Rassie’s side are seven points clear of third-placed Ospreys with just three matches remaining in the regular season.

From The42 Munster 10 Bleyendaal forced off early against Glasgow Tyler Trouble

Munster 10 Bleyendaal forced off early against Glasgow

Rory Scannell took over at out-half after just eight minutes in Cork tonight.

From The42 Cronin power and brilliant Byrne drop-goal earn Leinster dramatic win The Bigg Miss

Cronin power and brilliant Byrne drop-goal earn Leinster dramatic win

Dan Biggar had a late chance to win the game for Ospreys, but pushed his penalty attempt wide to let the league leaders off the hook.

# pro12 - Friday 7 April, 2017

From The42 Connacht withstand Edinburgh's late comeback to claim victory Strong Resistance

Connacht withstand Edinburgh's late comeback to claim victory

The province edged out their Scottish opponents at Myreside tonight.

From The42 Deysel injection for Munster, but Murray still missing for Glasgow clash Round 4

Deysel injection for Munster, but Murray still missing for Glasgow clash

The Springbok will start in the back row of a much-changed Munster line-up.

From The42 Saracens on the horizon 'a little driver' for O'Donoghue as he takes aim at Glasgow Pro12

Saracens on the horizon 'a little driver' for O'Donoghue as he takes aim at Glasgow

The powerful young back row ranks the win over Toulouse as a highlight of his career.

# pro12 - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From The42 Best and Trimble back in harness to help Ulster's play-off push Pro12

Best and Trimble back in harness to help Ulster's play-off push

Ex-Leinster prospect Nick Timoney is in line to make his debut for the northern province when the Cardiff Blues visit.

# pro12 - Monday 3 April, 2017

From The42 Adam Byrne hamstrung for Ospreys, as Kearney undergoes surgery again Unstung Heroes

Adam Byrne hamstrung for Ospreys, as Kearney undergoes surgery again

The fullback has undergone an operation on his bicep.

# pro12 - Friday 31 March, 2017

From The42 Forwards coach Duffy vows that Connacht will keep up chase for Champions Cup spot Never Say Die

Forwards coach Duffy vows that Connacht will keep up chase for Champions Cup spot

The western province are playing their game in hand away to Zebre this weekend and hope to at least earn a play-off before Pat Lam heads for Bristol.

# pro12 - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From The42 Premiership 'like Leinster v Munster every single week' -- Gopperth Once A Blue...

Premiership 'like Leinster v Munster every single week' -- Gopperth

The former Leinster 10 spoke about the merits of the Premiership, shifting in to 12 and defensive adaptations.

# pro12 - Monday 27 March, 2017

From The42 Treviso's shock win over title-chasing Ospreys, Munster hit 50 and all your weekend Pro12 highlights Icymi This post contains videos

# pro12 - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From The42 Nacewa excited to operate with 'electric' Carbery in back three The Protégé

Nacewa excited to operate with 'electric' Carbery in back three

‘He’s a genuine threat every time he’s got the ball in his hands.’

# pro12 - Friday 24 March, 2017

From The42 Ulster keep Pro12 playoff chase on track with late win against Dragons Pro12

Ulster keep Pro12 playoff chase on track with late win against Dragons

John Andrew’s late try sealed a hard-fought win for the Ulstermen.

From The42 Captain O'Mahony straight back into Munster XV for visit to Zebre Pom

Captain O'Mahony straight back into Munster XV for visit to Zebre

Rassie Erasmus has made five personnel changes for the clash in Italy.

From The42 Isa and JVDF back in Leinster line-up to tackle Blues Pro12

Isa and JVDF back in Leinster line-up to tackle Blues

Fresh from international duty, Cian Healy, Dan Leavy and Luke McGrath all start.

From The42 Marmion returns as Connacht make 10 changes for Glasgow clash Team News

Marmion returns as Connacht make 10 changes for Glasgow clash

The scrum-half is among the returning frontliners for the trip to Scotland.