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# pro14 - Thursday 10 June, 2021

The42 Rugby Weekly: Where do the Irish provinces stand after the weirdest season ever?
# Rugby Weekly
From The42
# Rugby Weekly

The42 Rugby Weekly: Where do the Irish provinces stand after the weirdest season ever?

Jun 10th 2021, 6:00 PM 1,614 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman and Murray Kinsella assess Leinster, Munster, Ulster and Connacht’s campaigns and answer loads of listener questions as the 2020/21 provincial season draws to a close.

# pro14 - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Ulster's final home game of the season cancelled after four players test positive for Covid-19
# Called Off
From The42
# Called Off

Ulster's final home game of the season cancelled after four players test positive for Covid-19

May 27th 2021, 7:28 PM 7,277 Views 10 Comments

The four players in question are currently asymptomatic.

Italy confirmed as hosts for Rainbow Cup final
# At The End Of A Rainbow
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# At The End Of A Rainbow

Italy confirmed as hosts for Rainbow Cup final

May 27th 2021, 11:25 AM 4,233 Views 4 Comments

1,000 supporters will be permitted to attend the game.

# pro14 - Friday 23 April, 2021

The Rainbow Cup kicks off tonight. But does anyone really care?
# Over The Rainbow
From The42
# Over The Rainbow

The Rainbow Cup kicks off tonight. But does anyone really care?

Updated Apr 23rd 2021, 3:01 PM 40,486 Views 35 Comments

Rugby’s authorities have tried their best but this new tournament should have been kicked to touch a long time ago.

Ringrose returns from injury to captain Leinster for Rainbow Cup clash against Munster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ringrose returns from injury to captain Leinster for Rainbow Cup clash against Munster

Apr 23rd 2021, 12:29 PM 15,029 Views 65 Comments

Munster named a strong side for tomorrow’s game.

# pro14 - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

'The whole Pro14 Rainbow Cup has turned into a mishmash competition'
# Celtic League
From The42
# Celtic League

'The whole Pro14 Rainbow Cup has turned into a mishmash competition'

Apr 21st 2021, 10:00 PM 10,565 Views 13 Comments

Former Wales captain Sam Warburton thinks the Pro14 is making too many changes.

Pro14 confirm that the South African teams are out of the Rainbow Cup
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

Pro14 confirm that the South African teams are out of the Rainbow Cup

Apr 21st 2021, 10:18 AM 10,282 Views 27 Comments

Tournament organisers insist this will not affect the long-term partnership with SA Rugby.

# pro14 - Monday 12 April, 2021

Rainbow Cup to start this month with final call on South African sides to come
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

Rainbow Cup to start this month with final call on South African sides to come

Apr 12th 2021, 10:57 AM 11,301 Views 5 Comments

The three rounds of derby games will go ahead as planned.

# pro14 - Friday 9 April, 2021

'You want to be performing to a level where it’s not up for debate, you just have to be picked'
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

'You want to be performing to a level where it’s not up for debate, you just have to be picked'

Apr 9th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,247 Views 24 Comments

Ulster’s Eric O’Sullivan is eager to push his game on and hit new targets in his career.

# pro14 - Sunday 4 April, 2021

Miserable weekend for Pro14 clubs after Scarlets and Edinburgh thumped
# Racing Clear
From The42
# Racing Clear

Miserable weekend for Pro14 clubs after Scarlets and Edinburgh thumped

Updated Apr 4th 2021, 7:11 PM 19,419 Views 21 Comments

Leinster – courtesy of a walkover – and Benetton are the Pro14′s only victors so far this weekend.

# pro14 - Thursday 1 April, 2021

Ulster's Coetzee named Pro14 Players' Player of the Season
# Award
From The42
# Award

Ulster's Coetzee named Pro14 Players' Player of the Season

Apr 1st 2021, 2:56 PM 7,192 Views 24 Comments

The Springbok has been voted the top performer in this year’s tournament.

# pro14 - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Larkham insists Munster are still evenly matched with Leinster
# Positives
From The42
# Positives

Larkham insists Munster are still evenly matched with Leinster

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 5:00 PM 23,225 Views 40 Comments

The southern province must now turn their attention to the visit of Toulouse.

Leinster's Scott Penny named Pro14 Next-Gen Star of the Season
# The Future
From The42
# The Future

Leinster's Scott Penny named Pro14 Next-Gen Star of the Season

Mar 31st 2021, 12:57 PM 10,689 Views 34 Comments

The award has been won by a Leinster player four times in the last five seasons.

# pro14 - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

'The one thing we really take out of it is that we've got the game plan and the skill'
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

'The one thing we really take out of it is that we've got the game plan and the skill'

Mar 30th 2021, 3:29 PM 10,413 Views 27 Comments

Munster senior coach Stephen Larkham feels the Pro14 final was “fairly evenly matched.”

# pro14 - Monday 29 March, 2021

Cullen thinks South African addition will be shot in the arm for the Pro14
# New Arrivals
From The42
# New Arrivals

Cullen thinks South African addition will be shot in the arm for the Pro14

Mar 29th 2021, 6:15 AM 6,793 Views 8 Comments

Leinster have won the last four titles – but South Africa’s big four provinces are set to join the competition.

# pro14 - Saturday 27 March, 2021

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro14 final From The42
Live Mar 27th 2021, 4:07 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, Guinness Pro14 final

'Our guys have a chance to do something quite special' - Cullen
# Motivated
From The42
# Motivated

'Our guys have a chance to do something quite special' - Cullen

Mar 27th 2021, 8:15 AM 6,466 Views 9 Comments

Leinster can win a fourth successive Pro14 title today.

Munster have golden chance to claim statement win against record-chasing Leinster
# Pro14 Final
From The42
# Pro14 Final

Munster have golden chance to claim statement win against record-chasing Leinster

Mar 27th 2021, 7:00 AM 23,376 Views 37 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side are chasing a first trophy since 2011.

# pro14 - Friday 26 March, 2021

'A lot of guys are unlucky to miss out, that’s just the nature of the competition'
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

'A lot of guys are unlucky to miss out, that’s just the nature of the competition'

Mar 26th 2021, 2:31 PM 12,271 Views 13 Comments

Leo Cullen has kept a number of Leinster’s frontline internationals on the bench for tomorrow’s Pro14 final.

Pro14 announces fixture details of Rainbow Cup with South African sides
# Cross-hemisphere
From The42
# Cross-hemisphere

Pro14 announces fixture details of Rainbow Cup with South African sides

Mar 26th 2021, 10:51 AM 12,101 Views 15 Comments

Changes to the format and scheduling sees three rounds of derbies take place before the Lions, the Stormers, the Sharks and the Bulls arrive in Europe.

'Everyone has Leinster on that pedestal': Beirne bullish about Munster's chances
# Pedigree
From The42
# Pedigree

'Everyone has Leinster on that pedestal': Beirne bullish about Munster's chances

Mar 26th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,844 Views 16 Comments

Tadhg Beirne helped scupper Munster’s last attempt to win a final, but he is a key man in a Munster side that have come a long way since.

Quinlan delights as Conor Murray returns to Lions form
# Big Game Player
From The42
# Big Game Player

Quinlan delights as Conor Murray returns to Lions form

Mar 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,483 Views 18 Comments

‘He’s a big scrum-half who makes a lot of tackles.’

# pro14 - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Carbery on track as Van Graan embraces the pressure of final showdown with Leinster
# Against The Odds
From The42
# Against The Odds

Carbery on track as Van Graan embraces the pressure of final showdown with Leinster

Mar 24th 2021, 7:00 AM 9,992 Views 13 Comments

The Munster head coach has tasted success just once against Leinster, but ha confidence that his side can upset the odds on Saturday at the RDS.

# pro14 - Monday 22 March, 2021

Connacht stunned by Scarlets comeback as 21-point interval lead slips away in Pro14 thriller
# Collapse
From The42
# Collapse

Connacht stunned by Scarlets comeback as 21-point interval lead slips away in Pro14 thriller

Mar 22nd 2021, 9:59 PM 15,601 Views 33 Comments

Andy Friend’s side coasted to a 33-13 lead by half-time but only scored three points in the second half.

Niall Murray hoping to tip the balance for Connacht against Scarlets
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Niall Murray hoping to tip the balance for Connacht against Scarlets

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:17 AM 5,335 Views 0 Comments

The young lock has quickly filled out into a force in the Connacht engine room.

# pro14 - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Tierney-Martin set for Connacht debut off the bench tomorrow night
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Tierney-Martin set for Connacht debut off the bench tomorrow night

Mar 21st 2021, 1:27 PM 9,437 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend has rejigged his team for the visit to Scarlets.

# pro14 - Friday 19 March, 2021

Final quarter charge sees Ospreys win away at Leinster for first time in nine years
# Meltdown
From The42
# Meltdown

Final quarter charge sees Ospreys win away at Leinster for first time in nine years

Mar 19th 2021, 10:18 PM 15,478 Views 79 Comments

Ospreys come from 19-3 down to record a stunning 24-19 victory.

Van Graan hands Munster's youth an opportunity to shine
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Van Graan hands Munster's youth an opportunity to shine

Mar 19th 2021, 7:35 AM 12,273 Views 30 Comments

The province have named an exciting team for tonight’s clash with Benetton.

# pro14 - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start

Mar 18th 2021, 12:26 PM 8,575 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old has been included in the starting XV to play Zebre.

Toner to equal Leinster's all-time appearance record as Cullen names team for Ospreys
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Toner to equal Leinster's all-time appearance record as Cullen names team for Ospreys

Mar 18th 2021, 12:25 PM 8,508 Views 8 Comments

Head coach Leo Cullen has opted for a number of new combinations in his team.

Debut for Cian Hurley as Munster name team to face Benetton
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Debut for Cian Hurley as Munster name team to face Benetton

Mar 18th 2021, 12:09 PM 14,586 Views 14 Comments

Johan Van Graan’s side close out the regular season at home tomorrow night.

# pro14 - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Connacht fall to one point defeat against Edinburgh
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Connacht fall to one point defeat against Edinburgh

Mar 13th 2021, 10:14 PM 8,372 Views 32 Comments

Andy Friend’s side went down 15-14 at the Sportsground after captain Jarrad Butler was sent off.

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht

Mar 13th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,771 Views 3 Comments

It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.

# pro14 - Friday 12 March, 2021

Carbery has chance to prove he can still play a major part in Munster's season
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Carbery has chance to prove he can still play a major part in Munster's season

Mar 12th 2021, 7:45 AM 6,483 Views 5 Comments

The outhalf starts his first game in 14 months when the province host Scarlets tonight.

Set-piece focus has Sheehan standing out among front row prospects
# Big Dan
From The42
# Big Dan

Set-piece focus has Sheehan standing out among front row prospects

Mar 12th 2021, 6:15 AM 6,967 Views 12 Comments

The 22-year-old is a more imposing figure than the average hooker.

# pro14 - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Ulster's Warwick receives 2-game ban after red card versus Leinster

Mar 11th 2021, 11:54 AM 3,719 Views 20 Comments

The 29-year-old prop was sent off for leading with an elbow as opponent Ed Byrne tried to tackle him.

'It looks like I had a lot of time to think, but it happens in a split-second' - Haley happy to play on instinct
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

'It looks like I had a lot of time to think, but it happens in a split-second' - Haley happy to play on instinct

Mar 11th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,868 Views 3 Comments

The Munster fullback produced a moment of individual magic in last weekend’s win against Connacht.

# pro14 - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

'We see him as a 10 here' - Larkham clear on Carbery's qualities
# Takes One To Know One
From The42
# Takes One To Know One

'We see him as a 10 here' - Larkham clear on Carbery's qualities

Mar 10th 2021, 7:30 AM 20,199 Views 20 Comments

The Munster attack coach also stressed that the province will pick on form for the Pro14 final against Leinster.

Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Tigers the focus for Connacht as they prepare to rotate in Pro14

Mar 10th 2021, 6:44 AM 6,506 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend and Denis Buckley have their eye on European silverware.

# pro14 - Sunday 7 March, 2021

‘A one-game finish to the season – that is a damp squib’
# PRO-blem
From The42
# PRO-blem

‘A one-game finish to the season – that is a damp squib’

Mar 7th 2021, 4:34 PM 9,658 Views 28 Comments

Ulster coach Dan McFarland has criticised the format of this year’s Pro14 championship – saying his side deserved a play-off game as a reward for their consistency.

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