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# Second best

This year
How Munster succumbed to steely Saints in the second half
Graham Rowntree’s side had two strong winning positions but lost out.
Last year
'Maybe I got something wrong' - Stormers boss Dobson takes blame for URC final loss
'Really sad day' – Mikel Arteta rues tame end to Arsenal’s title challenge
'We weren’t quite good enough today' - Cullen rues Leinster's lack of cohesion
All time
Rowntree: 'In the white-hot heat of the battle we have to be better than that'
'We were facing one of the top 5 teams in the world and we saw the difference' - Cisse
All Blacks XV tear up the RDS on a painful night for Farrell's Ireland A
Man Utd forced to settle for Europa League play-off despite win at Real Sociedad
Connacht slip to another URC defeat as Bulls prove too strong in Pretoria
France sweep to bonus-point win on a tough night for the Ireland U20s
'Across the board, we just weren't quite there today'
Sheehan: Champions Cup final defeat 'a hard one to get the head around'
Van Graan 'incredibly disappointed' after Munster fall short against Leinster again
England power up to maul Ireland with 11-try victory in Six Nations
Disappointment for Ireland 7s in defeat to South Africa on Olympics debut
Wales' season ends with disappointing defeat to impressive Pumas
Harry Maguire accepts Man United were not good enough
England are a better team than Ireland and more work is needed to close the gap
Tielemans and Mertens strike as Belgium end England's Nations League hopes
Ireland come up short in Paris as England crowned Six Nations champions
Schmidt: 'This year hasn't been great, but Ireland are in a really good place'
'We’re not going to suddenly sign five world-class players, it doesn’t work like that'
All Blacks depart Dublin after being 'manipulated' by clever Ireland
All Blacks and November next in Schmidt's sights as Ireland's success rolls on
Three debuts made as Ireland go down to Les Bleus at rain-soaked Stade de France
Connacht collapse as Ospreys deal second home defeat of Pro12 defence
Leinster beaten as Seymour runs in 4 tries for Glasgow
Lukaku double helps Belgium to victory over Ireland at Euro 2016
Ireland's women lose out to the French in front of 11,158 in Perpignan
Cheika sees World Cup defeat as the beginning of Wallabies' journey
Cathal Pendred has been given his first taste of defeat in the UFC
'Nothing can console me' laments Messi as world slips through Argentina's hands
Double bogey derails Michael Hoey's bid for €240,000 European Tour win
Opinion: Ireland call-ups and lack of signings to hobble Ulster's title ambitions
Rugby Championship: Springboks name unchanged line-up in quest to deny McCaw's 100th win
Match Report: Mandzukic on the double for Croatia