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#pro14

# pro14 - Yesterday’s News

Connacht generating alternative to Aki's innate energy
# Catalyst
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# Catalyst

Connacht generating alternative to Aki's innate energy

Tue 7:00 AM 7,545 Views 2 Comments

The centre is an irreplaceable personality in any team, but Connacht have worked at how they operate in his absence.

# pro14 - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Munster beat Edinburgh to consolidate Pro14 lead
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Munster beat Edinburgh to consolidate Pro14 lead

Sat 9:58 PM 14,961 Views 36 Comments

They did lose a tiny bit of their advantage over Connacht, in second place.

Wootton the hero as Connacht secure bonus point win over Cardiff
# Gael Force
From The42
# Gael Force

Wootton the hero as Connacht secure bonus point win over Cardiff

Sat 9:39 PM 25,426 Views 28 Comments

Andy Friend’s side beat their Conference B rivals in a tense encounter at The Sportsground.

Returning internationals can help Connacht put home struggles behind them
# Out To Impress
From The42
# Out To Impress

Returning internationals can help Connacht put home struggles behind them

Sat 7:30 AM 4,806 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s team have lost their last four home games in all competitions.

Munster can offer Andy Farrell food for thought in Edinburgh
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Munster can offer Andy Farrell food for thought in Edinburgh

Sat 6:30 AM 10,180 Views 27 Comments

The southern province have plenty of men with a point to prove after not featuring for Ireland.

# pro14 - Friday 19 February, 2021

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons
# Scrappy
From The42
# Scrappy

Five-try Leinster overcome poor start to bully Dragons

Fri 10:18 PM 29,116 Views 68 Comments

The province never fully got going in difficult conditions.

Returning Ireland trio named to start in Connacht's crucial game against Cardiff Blues
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Returning Ireland trio named to start in Connacht's crucial game against Cardiff Blues

Fri 12:39 PM 7,216 Views 6 Comments

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan are all back for Saturday’s fixture at the Sportsground.

Ulster well placed to keep the heat on Leinster in hunt for top spot
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Ulster well placed to keep the heat on Leinster in hunt for top spot

Fri 7:15 AM 3,804 Views 6 Comments

Tonight’s game at Glasgow is the province’s first outing in six weeks.

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress
# Patience
From The42
# Patience

'These things take time' - Cullen wary of rushing Byrne's progress

Fri 6:00 AM 3,645 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster head coach also discussed the current situation regarding contract talks.

# pro14 - Thursday 18 February, 2021

'I've probably relaxed a little bit about my rugby, I used to be a bit tense about it'
# Feeling Good
From The42
# Feeling Good

'I've probably relaxed a little bit about my rugby, I used to be a bit tense about it'

Updated Thu 10:06 PM 30,694 Views 8 Comments

Munster hooker Kevin O’Byrne is playing some of the best rugby of his career.

Leinster name Ross and Harry Byrne together in starting team for the first time
# The Byrne Connection
From The42
# The Byrne Connection

Leinster name Ross and Harry Byrne together in starting team for the first time

Feb 18th 2021, 3:00 PM 27,958 Views 32 Comments

Jack Conan will win his 100th cap for the province in Friday’s game with the Dragons.

In-form Wootton keen to make Connacht loan deal permanent
# Sign Him Up
From The42
# Sign Him Up

In-form Wootton keen to make Connacht loan deal permanent

Feb 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,340 Views 3 Comments

The winger is enjoying a new lease of life since making the move from Munster.

# pro14 - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

'His ability to see space and put the ball there is probably the best I've seen'
# Belief
From The42
# Belief

'His ability to see space and put the ball there is probably the best I've seen'

Updated Feb 17th 2021, 12:10 PM 41,518 Views 49 Comments

Jack Carty will be hoping to catch Andy Farrell’s eye when Connacht host Cardiff Blues this weekend.

# pro14 - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Connacht and Ireland lock Quinn Roux facing 3 months out following shoulder surgery
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Connacht and Ireland lock Quinn Roux facing 3 months out following shoulder surgery

Feb 16th 2021, 2:52 PM 2,913 Views 1 Comment

Centre Peter Robb is also set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Stockdale 'not far away' as McFarland bids to make Ulster's break work for them
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Stockdale 'not far away' as McFarland bids to make Ulster's break work for them

Feb 16th 2021, 7:21 AM 2,708 Views 0 Comments

Ulster have waited five weeks for competitive action.

# pro14 - Friday 5 February, 2021

Papali’i handed latest chance to prove his worth as Connacht look to find clinical edge
# On A Mission
From The42
# On A Mission

Papali’i handed latest chance to prove his worth as Connacht look to find clinical edge

Feb 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 6,439 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend’s team are looking to get back to winning ways against Dragons following back-to-back defeats.

# pro14 - Thursday 4 February, 2021

150 not out for Carty and Bealham as Connacht set off on 'must-win' Wales mission
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

150 not out for Carty and Bealham as Connacht set off on 'must-win' Wales mission

Feb 4th 2021, 12:33 PM 6,888 Views 19 Comments

Andy Friend makes seven changes for Connacht’s meeting with Dragons tomorrow evening.

# pro14 - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Friend expects Connacht to have more positive contract news in coming weeks
# Signed Up
From The42
# Signed Up

Friend expects Connacht to have more positive contract news in coming weeks

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:30 AM 4,026 Views 2 Comments

The Connacht head coach recently agreed a new two-year deal with the province.

# pro14 - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Race for the Pro14 final heats up as Leinster enter the final Furlong
# Squeaky Bum Time
From The42
# Squeaky Bum Time

Race for the Pro14 final heats up as Leinster enter the final Furlong

Jan 30th 2021, 6:00 AM 5,785 Views 3 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side have little margin for error left as they take on Scarlets in tonight’s Pro14 encounter.

# pro14 - Friday 29 January, 2021

Leinster player self-isolating following positive Covid-19 test
# Absent
From The42
# Absent

Leinster player self-isolating following positive Covid-19 test

Jan 29th 2021, 12:44 PM 7,477 Views 1 Comment

The player had already been isolating as a close contact of a family member.

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year
# Welcome Back
From The42
# Welcome Back

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year

Jan 29th 2021, 12:31 PM 16,328 Views 19 Comments

Max O’Reilly handed just his second senior start in trip to Parc y Scarlets.

# pro14 - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Munster issue positive update on Joey Carbery
# Progress
From The42
# Progress

Munster issue positive update on Joey Carbery

Jan 26th 2021, 5:03 PM 17,180 Views 28 Comments

However, front rows James Cronin and Rhys Marshall both sustained knee injuries against Leinster and will miss this weekend’s clash with Benetton.

# pro14 - Monday 25 January, 2021

Fixtures confirmed for conclusion of Pro14
# Mark The Dates
From The42
# Mark The Dates

Fixtures confirmed for conclusion of Pro14

Jan 25th 2021, 5:49 PM 24,495 Views 17 Comments

29 games will take place in the final four rounds between 19 February and 22 March.

# pro14 - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys

Jan 24th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,815 Views 2 Comments

With a dearth of fixtures about, there is a sense of delight among players just to have a game.

# pro14 - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again
# Grudge Game
From The42
# Grudge Game

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again

Jan 23rd 2021, 9:45 PM 46,983 Views 198 Comments

Leinster win 13-10 at Thomond Park. Johnny Sexton was taken off in the second half.

Aki and Papali’i return to Connacht bench for Ospreys clash
# Team-Sheet
From The42
# Team-Sheet

Aki and Papali’i return to Connacht bench for Ospreys clash

Jan 23rd 2021, 3:26 PM 5,681 Views 5 Comments

Aki wears the 22 shirt with no Jack Carty in the squad.

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 43,704 Views 19 Comments

Having first played with his native Munster, Liam Toland went on to captain Leinster.

# pro14 - Monday 18 January, 2021

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season

Jan 18th 2021, 1:10 PM 8,693 Views 13 Comments

The experienced 33-year-old recently left Italian club Benetton.

# pro14 - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January

Jan 12th 2021, 2:04 PM 7,122 Views 23 Comments

The inter-pro clash has been rescheduled for two weekends’ time.

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton
# Departure
From The42
# Departure

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton

Jan 12th 2021, 12:04 PM 15,635 Views 21 Comments

The 33-year-old playmaker is unlikely to be without a contract for long.

# pro14 - Monday 11 January, 2021

Premiership opts for two-week break as Top 14 quickly rearranges games
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Premiership opts for two-week break as Top 14 quickly rearranges games

Jan 11th 2021, 7:11 PM 7,010 Views 4 Comments

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been suspended.

# pro14 - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht
# Battle
From The42
# Battle

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht

Jan 9th 2021, 9:36 PM 35,789 Views 83 Comments

Chris Farrell’s first-half try was crucial while JJ Hanrahan kicked 11 points off the tee.

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three
# Wide Men
From The42
# Wide Men

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three

Jan 9th 2021, 9:30 AM 6,990 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, 20-year-old Ethan McIlroy continues to show his promise for Ulster.

# pro14 - Friday 8 January, 2021

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot

Jan 8th 2021, 10:32 PM 10,304 Views 19 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side landed an important victory in the battle for top spot in Conference A.

# pro14 - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Sexton starts with Ross Byrne at 13 as Ulster make six changes for crucial Pro14 clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Sexton starts with Ross Byrne at 13 as Ulster make six changes for crucial Pro14 clash

Jan 7th 2021, 12:29 PM 19,051 Views 43 Comments

A host of big names return for tomorrow’s game at the RDS, though Jacob Stockdale misses out with injury.

James Ryan treating Ulster clash as an early 'cup final'
# Make Or Break
From The42
# Make Or Break

James Ryan treating Ulster clash as an early 'cup final'

Jan 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,128 Views 2 Comments

The second row admits it’s ‘surreal’ but the games importance is writ large for the reigning champions.

# pro14 - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'

Jan 5th 2021, 6:31 AM 8,067 Views 11 Comments

Leinster are in the unfamiliar position of looking up at Ulster in the standings ahead of Friday’s showdown.

# pro14 - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Connacht win thriller to secure first away win over Leinster in 19 years
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Connacht win thriller to secure first away win over Leinster in 19 years

Jan 2nd 2021, 9:35 PM 50,798 Views 72 Comments

Johnny Sexton went off injured midway through the first half as Andy Friend’s side pulled off a famous victory.

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Pro14
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Pro14

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:40 PM 61,782 Views 50 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as provinces west and east met in Dublin.

20-year-old Leinster pair set for debuts as Connacht look for upset at the RDS
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

20-year-old Leinster pair set for debuts as Connacht look for upset at the RDS

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:30 AM 13,206 Views 3 Comments

The westerners have lost three in a row leading into this inter-pro clash at the RDS.

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