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#pro14

# pro14 - Saturday 28 March, 2020

From The42 Leinster's unbeaten bid now carries an asterisk, whatever way the season unfolds Streak

Leinster's unbeaten bid now carries an asterisk, whatever way the season unfolds

Leo Cullen’s side were in sensational form as they amassed an incredible 21 straight wins. But the postponed season means the achievement will be a qualified success.

# pro14 - Thursday 26 March, 2020

From The42 How Cullen and Lancaster's Leinster have used 51 players this season BALANCING ACT

How Cullen and Lancaster's Leinster have used 51 players this season

Max Deegan, James Lowe, and Scott Fardy have racked up the most minutes in the squad.

# pro14 - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 Training set to be suspended for Leinster, Ulster, Connacht, and Munster Measures

Training set to be suspended for Leinster, Ulster, Connacht, and Munster

The provinces have no certainty around when they will next play.

# pro14 - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 Scarlets lock Lousi gets five-week ban for punching against Munster Suspension

Scarlets lock Lousi gets five-week ban for punching against Munster

An initial 10-week suspension was halved due to Lousi’s clean disciplinary record and show of remorse.

# pro14 - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point' Lockdown

'There's literally police patrolling the streets... Rugby is irrelevant at this point'

Irish players Ian Nagle and Mick Kearney were lucky to get out of Italy before the lockdown.

# pro14 - Monday 9 March, 2020

From The42 Pro14 facing cancelled games as Italy gets set to suspend all sport Doubt

Pro14 facing cancelled games as Italy gets set to suspend all sport

Munster could lose out on crucial match points as a result.

# pro14 - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations Opposition

Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations

Dan McFarland’s side will provide opposition at today’s session.

# pro14 - Monday 2 March, 2020

From The42 Friend hails Carty's class after 14-man Connacht come through Kings test Steady Hand This post contains videos

Friend hails Carty's class after 14-man Connacht come through Kings test

The Roscommon man showed astute game management and also scored eight crucial points after the Kings had pulled level.

From The42 'There's no patience or waiting, it's just go': Ryan Baird is in business Locked And Loaded

'There's no patience or waiting, it's just go': Ryan Baird is in business

The 20-year-old powerhouse was grateful for the influence of Peter O’Mahony when he got to experience the senior Ireland setup.

# pro14 - Saturday 29 February, 2020

From The42 Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets Pro14

Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets

The visitors saw Sam Lousi red-carded in the first half at Thomond Park.

# pro14 - Friday 28 February, 2020

From The42 20-year-old powerhouse Baird stars as 9-try Leinster wallop Warriors Raw Power

20-year-old powerhouse Baird stars as 9-try Leinster wallop Warriors

Dave Kearney also completed a hat-trick late on as Leinster laid down a statement against their title rivals.

From The42 Pro14 matches not played because of coronavirus will be ruled a 0-0 draw Coronavirus

Pro14 matches not played because of coronavirus will be ruled a 0-0 draw

Efforts are underway to reschedule Benetton v Ulster and Zebre v Ospreys.

From The42 Farrell starts as Munster make five changes for Scarlets' Thomond visit Pro14

Farrell starts as Munster make five changes for Scarlets' Thomond visit

Jack O’Donoghue has been ruled out after aggravating an existing neck injury.

From The42 Adaptability key on and off the field as Leinster welcome Glasgow Pro14

Adaptability key on and off the field as Leinster welcome Glasgow

20 straight wins and a 22-point lead over tonight’s opponents means Leinster must find their determination from within.

# pro14 - Thursday 27 February, 2020

From The42 Cullen invests faith in two players from Leinster's academy for Glasgow test Cullen's Cubs

Cullen invests faith in two players from Leinster's academy for Glasgow test

Out-half Harry Byrne and second-row Ryan Baird are the latest to come off the conveyor belt and stake a claim for permanent slot in Leinster side.

# pro14 - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

From The42 Pro14 writing up action plan to deal with potential fixture mayhem Crisis-planning

Pro14 writing up action plan to deal with potential fixture mayhem

Concern over Covid-19 is already having impact on sport as rugby body plans for crunch talks.

From The42 Connacht hold emergency meeting about coronavirus concerns ahead of South Africa trip Precautions

Connacht hold emergency meeting about coronavirus concerns ahead of South Africa trip

The Irish province fly out today for this weekend’s clash with the Southern Kings.

From The42 'The joy went out of it for a while': Leinster prop Dooley rediscovers his happy place Back To Basics

'The joy went out of it for a while': Leinster prop Dooley rediscovers his happy place

‘I went back to what I love doing; carrying the ball, running around and just playing rugby.’

# pro14 - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From The42 Connacht hope Bealham's season isn't over following surgery on fractured ankle On The Mend

Connacht hope Bealham's season isn't over following surgery on fractured ankle

The prop suffered the injury in last Friday’s defeat to Edinburgh.

# pro14 - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy Safety Measures

Ulster trip among Pro14 games postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak in Italy

This weekend’s fixture between Zebre and Ospreys is also off.

# pro14 - Saturday 22 February, 2020

From The42 No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs Home Comforts

No winning Belfast return for Pienaar as Ulster claim victory over Cheetahs

Tries from Ireland prop Tom O’Toole and winger Robert Baloucoune sent Ulster ten points clear of the Cheetahs.

From The42 'We are chasing now' - Friend admits Connacht face uphill battle after Edinburgh loss Pro14

'We are chasing now' - Friend admits Connacht face uphill battle after Edinburgh loss

The head coach also provided an update on prop Finlay Bealham, who was taken off on a stretcher in the opening minutes.

# pro14 - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 O'Halloran double not nearly enough as Edinburgh power to win over Connacht Northern Exposure

O'Halloran double not nearly enough as Edinburgh power to win over Connacht

Jack Carty was one of three Connacht players sin-binned as Edinburgh forced a five-try win.

From The42 Sweetnam seals late bonus for Munster against 14-man Zebre Pro14

Sweetnam seals late bonus for Munster against 14-man Zebre

Calvin Nash, Rory Scannell and JJ Hanrahan also crossed in a hard-fought win for the southern province.

From The42 Hume and Lowry return as Ulster make five changes for Cheetahs Key Clash

Hume and Lowry return as Ulster make five changes for Cheetahs

Bill Johnston starts at 10 for the hosts, while Nick Timoney and Jordi Murphy also return to the starting line-up.

# pro14 - Thursday 20 February, 2020

From The42 Ruddock moves to 8 as Leinster make eight changes for trip to Neath Rotation

Ruddock moves to 8 as Leinster make eight changes for trip to Neath

Leo Cullen has rung the changes for tomorrow’s clash with the Ospreys.

# pro14 - Wednesday 19 February, 2020

From The42 'We do miss everyone here, we miss Belfast' - Pienaar speaks out ahead of return with Cheetahs Return To Ravenhill

'We do miss everyone here, we miss Belfast' - Pienaar speaks out ahead of return with Cheetahs

The scrum-half speaks to The42 ahead of the Pro14 clash between sides old and new.

# pro14 - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

'If you're winning it doesn't matter what anybody thinks'

Robin McBryde felt the barbs for Warrenball long enough to know they had to be ignored.

# pro14 - Monday 17 February, 2020

From The42 Friend aiming for Pro14 knockouts as Connacht end losing streak Back On The Horse

Friend aiming for Pro14 knockouts as Connacht end losing streak

The western province defeated Cardiff 29-0 on Saturday, their first shut-out since 2001.

From The42 'With five minutes to go it was our game': McFarland rues naive finish against lowly Ospreys Coughed Up

'With five minutes to go it was our game': McFarland rues naive finish against lowly Ospreys

The Welsh side grabbed just their second win of the season with a late penalty.

# pro14 - Saturday 15 February, 2020

From The42 Connacht get back to winning ways with comfortable defeat of Cardiff Clean Sheet

Connacht get back to winning ways with comfortable defeat of Cardiff

The Blues sat just one point behind the province in the Conference B table before the game.

From The42 Ulster fall to PRO14 defeat against lowly Ospreys Wings Clipped

Ulster fall to PRO14 defeat against lowly Ospreys

It finished 26-24 to the hosts at the Liberty Stadium.

From The42 Welcome break gives Connacht a chance to prove they're a force again Fresh Start

Welcome break gives Connacht a chance to prove they're a force again

Andy Friend’s side were in beleaguered shape over Christmas and now meet close rivals in Conference B.

From The42 Shanahan hopes to step out of Cooney's shadow Stepping Up

Shanahan hopes to step out of Cooney's shadow

Reserve scrum-half finally gets his shot after patiently waiting for his chance all season.

From The42 Cullen wary of Pienaar-powered Cheetahs as Leinster get back in gear Pro14

Cullen wary of Pienaar-powered Cheetahs as Leinster get back in gear

The reigning champions can extend their winning run, but that is no motivating factor for Leo Cullen.

# pro14 - Friday 14 February, 2020

From The42 Hodnett scores on debut as 10-try Munster crush Kings Bloodless Coup

Hodnett scores on debut as 10-try Munster crush Kings

Arno Botha claimed a hat-trick as Munster ran up their biggest ever win in the Pro14.

From The42 Ludik returns from injury for Ulster, McCloskey given chance to shine Comeback

Ludik returns from injury for Ulster, McCloskey given chance to shine

Jordi Murphy, Jack McGrath and Craig Gilroy left on the bench for the trip to Wales.

From The42 Kelleher, Deegan and Kearney back in Leinster side to play Cheetahs Audition

Kelleher, Deegan and Kearney back in Leinster side to play Cheetahs

Leo Cullen has named a strong team to play the South African side in tomorrow’s Pro14 game.

# pro14 - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

From The42 No snow days or viral videos as McFarland revs Ulster up for Pro14 Growth Mindset

No snow days or viral videos as McFarland revs Ulster up for Pro14

The Ulster head coach is pushing for growth rather than targets as his side ramp up a challenge in two tournaments.

From The42 Friend and Connacht on the lookout to fill void to be left by 'immense' Fainga'a Pro14

Friend and Connacht on the lookout to fill void to be left by 'immense' Fainga'a

The Australian openside proved a shrewd signing for the Westerners.

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