Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 6°C Wednesday 19 May 2021

#Provincial

# provincial - Friday 14 February, 2014

Hanrahan and Keatley team up for Pro12 clash as Ryan and McSharry back from injury
# Team-sheets
From The42
# Team-sheets

Hanrahan and Keatley team up for Pro12 clash as Ryan and McSharry back from injury

Feb 14th 2014, 12:33 PM 7,326 Views 20 Comments

Here’s how Munster and Connacht will line up against Zebre and Edinburgh tomorrow.

# provincial - Friday 10 January, 2014

Connacht v Zebre: 3 key battles to decide the victor at the Sportsground
# 3kb
From The42
# 3kb

Connacht v Zebre: 3 key battles to decide the victor at the Sportsground

Jan 10th 2014, 5:02 PM 3,132 Views 0 Comments

Pat Lam’s men got a taste for victory towards the tail end of 2013 and are hoping to rediscover it tomorrow.

# provincial - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights
# Recap
From The42
# Recap

Here are all of this week’s Pro12 highlights

Jan 5th 2014, 2:37 PM 2,360 Views 1 Comment

It wasn’t just Ireland that witnessed full-blooded derbies this week.

# provincial - Friday 3 January, 2014

VIDEO: Ulster are tearing Munster apart in Ravenhill
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

VIDEO: Ulster are tearing Munster apart in Ravenhill

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:04 PM 5,466 Views 16 Comments

It’s 20 – 5 at half time in Belfast.

Jack Carty given first Connacht start as Leinster name Heaslip captain
# Team-sheets
From The42
# Team-sheets

Jack Carty given first Connacht start as Leinster name Heaslip captain

Jan 3rd 2014, 12:10 PM 9,669 Views 22 Comments

Brian O’Driscoll is back in harness for the Pro12 champions who have named Jordi Murphy at number seven.

Ulster v Munster: 3 key battles to decide tonight's rumble in Ravenhill
# 3kb
From The42
# 3kb

Ulster v Munster: 3 key battles to decide tonight's rumble in Ravenhill

Jan 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 11,243 Views 20 Comments

Tonight’s inter-pro is a mouthwatering prospect.

# provincial - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Ulster welcome back Henderson in time for inter-pro face-off with O'Connell
# Team-sheets
From The42
# Team-sheets

Ulster welcome back Henderson in time for inter-pro face-off with O'Connell

Jan 2nd 2014, 12:39 PM 4,644 Views 5 Comments

There is more inter-provincial action on your TV screens tomorrow, rugby fans.

# provincial - Sunday 29 December, 2013

O'Connor satisfied with win courtesy of 'class act' Murphy
# Blue Christmas
From The42
# Blue Christmas

O'Connor satisfied with win courtesy of 'class act' Murphy

Dec 29th 2013, 7:43 PM 3,711 Views 7 Comments

After suffering two defeats on the trot, the Leinster coach was finally able to feel the festive spirit.

Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by 'lethargic' loss to Leinster -- Anscombe
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Ulster players still enjoying Christmas judging by 'lethargic' loss to Leinster -- Anscombe

Dec 29th 2013, 1:57 PM 2,119 Views 1 Comment

The Kiwi felt compelled to slam his players for the second week running.

Half-term report: Ulster still with plenty to prove
# Grades
From The42
# Grades

Half-term report: Ulster still with plenty to prove

Dec 29th 2013, 7:50 AM 1,639 Views 0 Comments

Out of the play-offs, but still no shortage of reason to be cheerful up north.

Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied
# On Your Marks!
From The42
# On Your Marks!

Half-term report: Leinster ship yet to be steadied

Dec 29th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,242 Views 0 Comments

Leinster got back to winning ways last night and are well placed in their Pro12 defence.

# provincial - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Here are the highlights of every Pro12 game played this weekend
# Tough Going
From The42
# Tough Going

Here are the highlights of every Pro12 game played this weekend

Dec 22nd 2013, 4:40 PM 1,977 Views 4 Comments

Three out of four ain’t bad.

# provincial - Friday 6 December, 2013

Provinces welcome back O'Mahony, O'Driscoll, Muldoon and Payne for Heineken Cup
# Team-sheets
From The42
# Team-sheets

Provinces welcome back O'Mahony, O'Driscoll, Muldoon and Payne for Heineken Cup

Dec 6th 2013, 11:58 AM 7,965 Views 13 Comments

All four Irish sides have named their Heineken Cup teams today.

# provincial - Friday 29 November, 2013

Eight reasons we can't wait to watch Pro12 rugby again
# Bread And Butter
From The42
# Bread And Butter

Eight reasons we can't wait to watch Pro12 rugby again

Nov 29th 2013, 12:03 PM 10,634 Views 29 Comments

Just a pity half the games aren’t on TV.

# provincial - Friday 11 October, 2013

Here's how our writers view this season's Heineken Cup
# It's Back
From The42
# It's Back

Here's how our writers view this season's Heineken Cup

Oct 11th 2013, 12:43 PM 3,056 Views 5 Comments

Six writers, five questions and a whole lot of French dominance.

9 solid reasons to get pumped about the Heineken Cup this weekend
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

9 solid reasons to get pumped about the Heineken Cup this weekend

Oct 11th 2013, 9:10 AM 2,655 Views 2 Comments

Enjoy it while it lasts.

# provincial - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

9 ways to spot the fan who only does Heineken Cup
# Fairweather
From The42
# Fairweather

9 ways to spot the fan who only does Heineken Cup

Oct 9th 2013, 9:05 PM 7,741 Views 14 Comments

Johnny-come-latelies: can’t live with ‘em, can’t balance the books without ‘em.

# provincial - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Jackson, Keatley kick for victory and the rest of your Pro12 highlights
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Jackson, Keatley kick for victory and the rest of your Pro12 highlights

Oct 6th 2013, 11:30 AM 1,740 Views 3 Comments

Now, who’s ready for the Heineken Cup?

# provincial - Friday 4 October, 2013

9 reasons to be get excited about this weekend's Pro12 action
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

9 reasons to be get excited about this weekend's Pro12 action

Oct 4th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,057 Views 1 Comment

It’s Munster, it’s Leinster and so much more.

# provincial - Friday 27 September, 2013

7 reasons to get excited about this weekend's Pro12 action
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

7 reasons to get excited about this weekend's Pro12 action

Sep 27th 2013, 6:25 AM 2,248 Views 11 Comments

Big guns, big lenses and out-halves who just love to run, it’s all ahead of us.

# provincial - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Heineken Cup achievements can't be taken away -- Heaslip
# European Rugby
From The42
# European Rugby

Heineken Cup achievements can't be taken away -- Heaslip

Sep 24th 2013, 8:15 AM 2,409 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland number eight joined Paul O’Connell to call on the game’s administrators to find a solution.

# provincial - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Italian history, flying Ospreys and Jackson's 13: Here are your Pro12 highlights
# Recap
From The42
# Recap

Italian history, flying Ospreys and Jackson's 13: Here are your Pro12 highlights

Sep 22nd 2013, 9:00 AM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

There was only one Irish winner, but it was a thrilling weekend of rugby.

# provincial - Friday 20 September, 2013

9 reasons to get excited about this weekend’s Pro12 action
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

9 reasons to get excited about this weekend’s Pro12 action

Sep 20th 2013, 12:55 PM 1,957 Views 1 Comment

Inter-pro time, Zebo and Gilroy are back, Gopperth at 10 and Clarke’s debut.

Simon Zebo returns for Munster, Clarke gets first start for Connacht
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Simon Zebo returns for Munster, Clarke gets first start for Connacht

Sep 20th 2013, 12:20 PM 3,868 Views 13 Comments

Rob Kearney and Cian Healy have been named on the bench for Leisnter’s trip to Glasgow.

# provincial - Monday 16 September, 2013

Here are all the highlights from a dramatic weekend of Pro12 action
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Here are all the highlights from a dramatic weekend of Pro12 action

Sep 16th 2013, 2:55 PM 1,375 Views 0 Comments

Munster claimed the only Irish victory on the second week of the season, here’s how it all unfolded.

# provincial - Friday 13 September, 2013

Here's the brilliant Paddy Butler try that ignited Munster's comeback in Italy
# Italian Job
From The42
# Italian Job

Here's the brilliant Paddy Butler try that ignited Munster's comeback in Italy

Sep 13th 2013, 9:43 PM 5,158 Views 8 Comments

So, everyone’s happy with the gameplan now, right?

Pro12 wrap: Munster roar back as Ulster give the game away at the end
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Pro12 wrap: Munster roar back as Ulster give the game away at the end

Sep 13th 2013, 9:26 PM 13,122 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile, Connacht were unable to add to their half-time tally and return from Cardiff with nothing.

Nine reasons to look forward to the Pro12 action this weekend
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Nine reasons to look forward to the Pro12 action this weekend

Sep 13th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,543 Views 15 Comments

See, Simon can’t wait either.

# provincial - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Reviewing Edinburgh win was a pleasure, says Penney as Munster head for Italy
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Reviewing Edinburgh win was a pleasure, says Penney as Munster head for Italy

Sep 11th 2013, 5:50 PM 2,182 Views 0 Comments

The southern province will spend the next nine days in camp abroad while taking on Zebre and Treviso.

ERC: All parties are committed to re-signing Heineken Cup deal
# We're Back Baby
From The42
# We're Back Baby

ERC: All parties are committed to re-signing Heineken Cup deal

Sep 11th 2013, 3:32 PM 3,996 Views 9 Comments

‘Any purported cross-border club tournaments needed the approval both of the IRB, and of the relevant Unions.’

# provincial - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

'Bury it with the Fairs Cup': Twitter reacts to the Anglo-French rugby breakaway
# Twittersphere
From The42
# Twittersphere

'Bury it with the Fairs Cup': Twitter reacts to the Anglo-French rugby breakaway

Sep 10th 2013, 6:51 PM 4,693 Views 2 Comments

Are the Heineken Cup’s days really numbered?

# provincial - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Your big rugby season preview: Munster
# Tight 5
From The42
# Tight 5

Your big rugby season preview: Munster

Sep 4th 2013, 6:00 PM 4,951 Views 17 Comments

Another season of big change in the southern province, but genuine cause for excitement too.

5 things we learned from Paul O'Connell's radio interview this morning
# Paulie
From The42
# Paulie

5 things we learned from Paul O'Connell's radio interview this morning

Sep 4th 2013, 11:06 AM 7,676 Views 4 Comments

From really old ROG to re-watching Clermont, the big man was all chat this morning.

# provincial - Monday 2 September, 2013

Your big rugby season preview: Ulster
# Tight 5
From The42
# Tight 5

Your big rugby season preview: Ulster

Sep 2nd 2013, 5:56 PM 1,670 Views 3 Comments

We kick off our province by province previews with last year’s Pro12 runner-up.

# provincial - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Pro24: Here are all the kits you’ll see in the RaboDirect Pro12 this season
# Gearing Up
From The42
# Gearing Up

Pro24: Here are all the kits you’ll see in the RaboDirect Pro12 this season

Sep 1st 2013, 8:02 AM 10,098 Views 17 Comments

Rugby players really enjoy these official kit launch photoshoots, eh?

# provincial - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Botha injury the only sour point as Munster eye big start to new season
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Botha injury the only sour point as Munster eye big start to new season

Aug 31st 2013, 5:55 PM 2,967 Views 7 Comments

The southern province are in the shape of their lives as they begin to look upwards on a harsh learning curve.

# provincial - Friday 30 August, 2013

In pics: Munster win as Leinster fall again in pre-season friendly
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

In pics: Munster win as Leinster fall again in pre-season friendly

Aug 30th 2013, 9:25 PM 6,337 Views 17 Comments

Ronan O’Mahony’s hat-trick and Northampton’s disgusting jerseys are the main talking points in rugby tonight.

# provincial - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

'West is best': Lam feeling right at home as Pro12 kick-off edges closer
# Happy Man
From The42
# Happy Man

'West is best': Lam feeling right at home as Pro12 kick-off edges closer

Aug 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 1,822 Views 3 Comments

The new Connacht coach is enthusiastic about the task of improving and developing the talents at his disposal.

# provincial - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'
# Unholy Union
From The42
# Unholy Union

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'

Aug 27th 2013, 6:42 PM 3,394 Views 5 Comments

Bondi and Ballsbridge may have just gotten a little bit closer.

# provincial - Friday 23 August, 2013

Ulster opener 'all about attitude' for Matt O'Connor
# Provincial
From The42
# Provincial

Ulster opener 'all about attitude' for Matt O'Connor

Aug 23rd 2013, 7:34 AM 1,526 Views 1 Comment

‘It’s about making sure the guys know the system, with and without the ball, and they bring the attitude.’