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# pro14 - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Addison's back continues to be a frustration, hip op had been planned for Henderson
# Complications
From The42
# Complications

Addison's back continues to be a frustration, hip op had been planned for Henderson

Aug 12th 2020, 6:36 AM 6,861 Views 16 Comments

Ulster had hoped the Ireland second row would be able to complete his recovery during sport’s shutdown, but the surgery was delayed.

# pro14 - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

'Lockdown has only done him good': Sexton hitting form for Leinster
# Markers
From The42
# Markers

'Lockdown has only done him good': Sexton hitting form for Leinster

Aug 11th 2020, 12:00 PM 26,081 Views 34 Comments

Stuart Lancaster can’t hide his interest in coaching the Lions and his out-half is showing no signs of easing up his chase for a spot on the tour either.

Lancaster would relish facing Crusaders after in-depth discussions with Super Rugby champs
# North V South
From The42
# North V South

Lancaster would relish facing Crusaders after in-depth discussions with Super Rugby champs

Aug 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,071 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster senior coach took great interest in finding out how the best team in the southern hemisphere would target the Pro14 champions.

# pro14 - Monday 10 August, 2020

Setback for Tadhg Beirne as De Allende, Kleyn and Kilcoyne ramp up for Munster's restart
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Setback for Tadhg Beirne as De Allende, Kleyn and Kilcoyne ramp up for Munster's restart

Aug 10th 2020, 3:40 PM 10,886 Views 10 Comments

Munster will hope to hit the ground running when they face Leinster at the Aviva.

# pro14 - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

James Ryan's injury a big blow but Leinster have second row depth to cope
# Key Man
From The42
# Key Man

James Ryan's injury a big blow but Leinster have second row depth to cope

Aug 4th 2020, 12:28 PM 7,958 Views 11 Comments

21-year-old Ryan Baird will be hoping for opportunities when rugby gets back underway.

# pro14 - Monday 3 August, 2020

Shoulder injury to keep James Ryan out of Leinster's restart plans
# Pushed Back
From The42
# Pushed Back

Shoulder injury to keep James Ryan out of Leinster's restart plans

Aug 3rd 2020, 2:24 PM 24,297 Views 26 Comments

The resumed season seems to be over before it started for the Ireland lock.

# pro14 - Thursday 30 July, 2020

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles
# Beefed Up
From The42
# Beefed Up

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles

Jul 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 32,458 Views 63 Comments

Johann van Graan’s 43-man senior squad looks well set to push on this season.

# pro14 - Wednesday 22 July, 2020

Kick-off times for provincial ties announced as Pro14 confirms format
# Back With A Bang
From The42
# Back With A Bang

Kick-off times for provincial ties announced as Pro14 confirms format

Jul 22nd 2020, 2:14 PM 8,552 Views 12 Comments

Leinster will play Munster and Ulster on consecutive Saturdays, with Connacht taking on provinces north and south on the Sundays.

# pro14 - Saturday 18 July, 2020

South African franchises eyeing up Champions Cup in global shake-up
# New Look
From The42
# New Look

South African franchises eyeing up Champions Cup in global shake-up

Jul 18th 2020, 9:17 AM 10,449 Views 15 Comments

Threat to Super Rugby has left four of South Africa’s teams in limbo.

# pro14 - Friday 3 July, 2020

Wing Wootton moves from Munster to Connacht for the year ahead
# North By Northwest
From The42
# North By Northwest

Wing Wootton moves from Munster to Connacht for the year ahead

Updated Jul 3rd 2020, 8:00 PM 23,217 Views 57 Comments

The 25-year-old joins Conor Oliver and Sam Arnold in swapping Munster for Connacht.

# pro14 - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Pro14 side Dragons sign lock Maksymiw after departure from Connacht
# New Club
From The42
# New Club

Pro14 side Dragons sign lock Maksymiw after departure from Connacht

Jul 1st 2020, 2:48 PM 4,819 Views 5 Comments

The 6ft 8ins second row spent two seasons with the western province.

# pro14 - Friday 26 June, 2020

Wales centre Tompkins signs for Pro14 side Dragons on year-long loan
# Big Boost
From The42
# Big Boost

Wales centre Tompkins signs for Pro14 side Dragons on year-long loan

Jun 26th 2020, 11:04 AM 3,555 Views 3 Comments

The 25-year-old has signed a new long-term deal with Saracens.

# pro14 - Monday 22 June, 2020

Beirne, Earls and de Allende all expected to be fit for Munster's August fixtures
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Beirne, Earls and de Allende all expected to be fit for Munster's August fixtures

Jun 22nd 2020, 2:37 PM 7,301 Views 50 Comments

The squad returned to training in Limerick today, with CJ Stander and Chris Cloete absent as they self-isolate following a return from South Africa.

# pro14 - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Quiz: How much do you remember about Celtic League finals?
# Rugby Quiz
From The42
# Rugby Quiz

Quiz: How much do you remember about Celtic League finals?

Jun 20th 2020, 9:30 AM 16,383 Views 5 Comments

The tournament has gone by a few names over the decade, but the Guinness Pro14 final was due to be played today.

# pro14 - Thursday 18 June, 2020

Pro14 set to resume in August
# New Plans
From The42
# New Plans

Pro14 set to resume in August

Jun 18th 2020, 3:00 PM 14,459 Views 49 Comments

The format has changed too, with two rounds of local derbies prefacing the semi-finals.

# pro14 - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Ian McKinley among 8 players ready for Benetton exit
# Ciao
From The42
# Ciao

Ian McKinley among 8 players ready for Benetton exit

Jun 16th 2020, 2:39 PM 10,930 Views 14 Comments

The Italian club may well field some of the players released again if the 2019/20 season is to resume.

# pro14 - Thursday 28 May, 2020

'I think as a coach, you'd prefer this way' - Would you be in favour of an orange-card rule in rugby?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

'I think as a coach, you'd prefer this way' - Would you be in favour of an orange-card rule in rugby?

May 28th 2020, 4:28 PM 6,688 Views 12 Comments

The rule would see players effectively sin-binned for 15 minutes while an independent review into their illegal challenge takes place as play continues.

# pro14 - Friday 22 May, 2020

CVC buys 28% stake in Pro14 Rugby in €140 million deal
# Cash Injection
From The42
# Cash Injection

CVC buys 28% stake in Pro14 Rugby in €140 million deal

May 22nd 2020, 11:51 AM 22,981 Views 19 Comments

Along with the deal, the Italian federation will become a member of Celtic Rugby DAC.

# pro14 - Monday 18 May, 2020

World Cup-winning ex-All Black Franks joins Scarlets coaching team
# Nous
From The42
# Nous

World Cup-winning ex-All Black Franks joins Scarlets coaching team

May 18th 2020, 4:48 PM 3,642 Views 2 Comments

The 36-year-old will hang up his boots to move into coaching full-time.

# pro14 - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Ospreys announce multi-million pound takeover by Asian marketing firm
# New Ownership
From The42
# New Ownership

Ospreys announce multi-million pound takeover by Asian marketing firm

May 13th 2020, 7:37 PM 6,542 Views 3 Comments

Y11 Sports & Media have taken a 75.1% stake in the Welsh region.

# pro14 - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Pro14 season could still be restarted but will definitely be curtailed, say Scottish Rugby Union
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

Pro14 season could still be restarted but will definitely be curtailed, say Scottish Rugby Union

May 6th 2020, 10:27 PM 4,726 Views 7 Comments

An update from SRU chief operating officer Dominic McKay, who is a Pro14 board member.

# pro14 - Sunday 5 April, 2020

McKinley bunkered but buoyant with new skills on his mind more than new contract
# Recipe For Success
From The42
# Recipe For Success

McKinley bunkered but buoyant with new skills on his mind more than new contract

Apr 5th 2020, 8:45 AM 4,081 Views 3 Comments

The Italian international is holed up in Treviso and keeping his mind and body as busy as possible.

# pro14 - Saturday 28 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 28th 2020, 4:00 PM 8,133 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 26th 2020, 4:57 PM 6,849 Views 22 Comments

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

# pro14 - Friday 13 March, 2020

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

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

Updated Mar 13th 2020, 4:24 PM 11,379 Views 10 Comments

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

# pro14 - Thursday 12 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 12th 2020, 1:42 PM 7,532 Views 11 Comments

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

# pro14 - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 11th 2020, 4:41 PM 25,427 Views 2 Comments

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

# pro14 - Monday 9 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 9th 2020, 6:20 PM 6,974 Views 6 Comments

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

# pro14 - Thursday 5 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 5th 2020, 1:04 PM 7,888 Views 3 Comments

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

# pro14 - Monday 2 March, 2020

Friend hails Carty's class after 14-man Connacht come through Kings test
# Steady Hand
From The42
# Steady Hand

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 11:54 AM 5,070 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 2nd 2020, 8:17 AM 8,038 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Coombes double helps Munster ease past 14-man Scarlets

Feb 29th 2020, 7:20 PM 16,374 Views 75 Comments

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

# pro14 - Friday 28 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 28th 2020, 9:31 PM 22,824 Views 103 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 28th 2020, 1:48 PM 9,784 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 28th 2020, 12:35 PM 10,169 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Adaptability key on and off the field as Leinster welcome Glasgow

Feb 28th 2020, 7:30 AM 5,274 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 27th 2020, 12:15 PM 9,520 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Pro14 writing up action plan to deal with potential fixture mayhem

Feb 26th 2020, 2:14 PM 4,780 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Feb 26th 2020, 6:45 AM 5,724 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Feb 26th 2020, 6:00 AM 5,930 Views 1 Comment

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