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# urc - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Munster recover from sloppy start to record bonus point victory over Edinburgh
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Munster recover from sloppy start to record bonus point victory over Edinburgh

Fri 9:38 PM 37,994 Views 48 Comments

Graham Rowntree’s men have now won three on the spin.

Returning Hansen one of six Connacht changes for Benetton clash
# URC
From The42
# URC

Returning Hansen one of six Connacht changes for Benetton clash

Fri 12:27 PM 4,682 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend’s side are hosts at The Sportsground tomorrow.

Lowe returns for Leinster as Henderson starts at 6 for Ulster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Lowe returns for Leinster as Henderson starts at 6 for Ulster

Fri 12:16 PM 9,845 Views 21 Comments

The teams have been named for tomorrow night’s URC clash at the RDS.

Munster locked-and-loaded for massive night in Edinburgh From The42

Munster locked-and-loaded for massive night in Edinburgh

Updated Fri 8:56 AM 22,174 Views 7 Comments

The Scots have named a strong side for this evening’s URC clash.

Munster make five changes and Edinburgh welcome back big guns for Friday clash
# Tasty
From The42
# Tasty

Munster make five changes and Edinburgh welcome back big guns for Friday clash

Thu 12:47 PM 12,290 Views 13 Comments

Graham Rowntree has reshuffled his front row, while Gavin Coombes and Simon Zebo start for the key visit to the Scottish capital.

Mack Hansen shrugs off injury to boost Connacht ahead of Benetton battle
# Mack's Back
From The42
# Mack's Back

Mack Hansen shrugs off injury to boost Connacht ahead of Benetton battle

Nov 29th 2022, 5:16 PM 4,578 Views 0 Comments

Ireland winger passed fit ahead of Saturday’s URC match at the Sportsground.

Sharks coach departs role in the wake of heavy URC loss to Cardiff
# Sean Everitt
From The42
# Sean Everitt

Sharks coach departs role in the wake of heavy URC loss to Cardiff

Nov 28th 2022, 9:23 PM 9,207 Views 4 Comments

The club confirmed this evening that Everitt has vacated his position.

# urc - Last month November 2022

Academy star bags hat-trick as Leinster continue unbeaten start to URC
# Report
From The42
# Report

Academy star bags hat-trick as Leinster continue unbeaten start to URC

Nov 26th 2022, 5:43 PM 14,689 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men secured a comfortable bonus point triumph against Glasgow Warriors.

Emerging Ireland's Stewart shines as Ulster run six tries past Zebre in 21-point win
# Emphatic
From The42
# Emphatic

Emerging Ireland's Stewart shines as Ulster run six tries past Zebre in 21-point win

Nov 25th 2022, 9:53 PM 9,084 Views 11 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side have moved back into second in the United Rugby Championship above the DHL Stormers.

Kelleher makes return as Ruddock captains Leinster for Glasgow clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Kelleher makes return as Ruddock captains Leinster for Glasgow clash

Nov 25th 2022, 12:11 PM 9,684 Views 7 Comments

Harry Byrne is set for his first appearance of the season off the bench.

Ex-Ireland U19s back row Hickey gets first start for the Ospreys
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland U19s back row Hickey gets first start for the Ospreys

Nov 25th 2022, 11:11 AM 5,652 Views 0 Comments

The 21-year-old back row will play against the Bulls in the URC tomorrow.

Bonus point home wins have become the norm for Ulster but they now need to take the next step
# Home Rule
From The42
# Home Rule

Bonus point home wins have become the norm for Ulster but they now need to take the next step

Nov 25th 2022, 7:45 AM 3,713 Views 12 Comments

Struggle of their players to break into Andy Farrell’s starting XV has actually worked in Ulster’s favour.

Boost for Munster as Keith Earls returns ahead of huge Connacht clash
# URC
From The42
# URC

Boost for Munster as Keith Earls returns ahead of huge Connacht clash

Nov 22nd 2022, 9:19 AM 8,310 Views 19 Comments

Antoine Frisch had positive results from the scan on his thigh issue.

Johnny Sexton to miss visit of Glasgow Warriors to RDS
# URC
From The42
# URC

Johnny Sexton to miss visit of Glasgow Warriors to RDS

Nov 21st 2022, 3:05 PM 8,395 Views 7 Comments

Harry Byrne back in contention for out-half spot as he returns from injury.

# urc - October October 2022

Scarlets struggle to contain the latest talent from Leinster conveyor belt
# New Faces
From The42
# New Faces

Scarlets struggle to contain the latest talent from Leinster conveyor belt

Oct 29th 2022, 10:08 AM 7,692 Views 2 Comments

‘Hopefully there are lots more good things to come from those young guys,’ Leo Cullen said after Friday night’s win.

Prendergast fears Munster-style backlash from Ulster after South Africa difficulties
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Prendergast fears Munster-style backlash from Ulster after South Africa difficulties

Oct 26th 2022, 6:30 AM 5,361 Views 10 Comments

The southern province’s attack coach also said that Andrew Conway is close to returning to action.

Hanrahan helps Dragons to win as 'sublime' Priestland shines for Cardiff
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Hanrahan helps Dragons to win as 'sublime' Priestland shines for Cardiff

Oct 24th 2022, 8:09 AM 7,763 Views 4 Comments

Edinburgh claimed their first away win in the URC since March.

'Excited' Jenkins tipped to rise to the occasion in Aviva Stadium derby
# Lock Stock And Barrel
From The42
# Lock Stock And Barrel

'Excited' Jenkins tipped to rise to the occasion in Aviva Stadium derby

Oct 22nd 2022, 6:45 AM 4,764 Views 2 Comments

South African second row will look to continue his impressive start to life in blue in this evening’s interpro against his former side Munster.

Two-try Hansen inspires Connacht as they secure bonus point win over Scarlets
# SUPERMACK
From The42
# SUPERMACK

Two-try Hansen inspires Connacht as they secure bonus point win over Scarlets

Oct 21st 2022, 9:41 PM 21,569 Views 40 Comments

Connacht were comfortable winners over the Scarlets in the URC this evening.

URC round-up: Welsh hopefuls shine for Cardiff, Ospreys battle back in atrocious conditions
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

URC round-up: Welsh hopefuls shine for Cardiff, Ospreys battle back in atrocious conditions

Oct 16th 2022, 1:39 PM 3,276 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere, there was just one South African team on the winning side this week.

'Sometimes the altitude element is over-hyped, but the heat is very different for us'
# Mcfarland In A Far Land
From The42
# Mcfarland In A Far Land

'Sometimes the altitude element is over-hyped, but the heat is very different for us'

Oct 16th 2022, 9:36 AM 5,344 Views 1 Comment

A delighted Dan McFarland reacts to his side’s thrilling URC win against the Lions in South Africa.

Leinster weather the storm to escape from Galway with yet another win
# URC
From The42
# URC

Leinster weather the storm to escape from Galway with yet another win

Oct 14th 2022, 9:35 PM 37,027 Views 35 Comments

Leinster defeated Connacht 10-0 in the URC this evening to maintain their 100 per cent record.

Casey: 'I have to be pushing for the number nine jersey this year'
# Kick On
From The42
# Kick On

Casey: 'I have to be pushing for the number nine jersey this year'

Oct 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,589 Views 9 Comments

The 23-year-old believes Munster’s new style of play suits him down to the ground.

Furlong returns as teams named for Connacht clash with Leinster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Furlong returns as teams named for Connacht clash with Leinster

Oct 13th 2022, 12:20 PM 11,060 Views 12 Comments

Connacht also make five changes for tomorrow’s meeting in Galway.

Pressure and expectation comes with the territory at 'big European club' Munster
# Weight Of History
From The42
# Weight Of History

Pressure and expectation comes with the territory at 'big European club' Munster

Oct 12th 2022, 6:00 AM 6,194 Views 11 Comments

Denis Leamy has encountered plenty of support and understanding among the Munster fans.

Leamy believes there are 'big performances' to come from Munster
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

Leamy believes there are 'big performances' to come from Munster

Oct 11th 2022, 2:50 PM 7,887 Views 6 Comments

The southern province have a huge clash with the Bulls in Limerick this weekend.

'I think Sexton is justified to try and push to get the right decision'
# Rugby Weekly Extra
From The42
# Rugby Weekly Extra

'I think Sexton is justified to try and push to get the right decision'

Oct 10th 2022, 3:00 PM 29,879 Views 24 Comments

The Leinster captain’s interactions with referee Craig Evans were discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Ulster thump Ospreys with six of the best From The42

Ulster thump Ospreys with six of the best

Oct 8th 2022, 9:37 PM 8,614 Views 11 Comments

Ulster were far too strong for the Welsh side this evening – running out 30-point winners at the Kingspan Stadium.

Vermeulen returns at 8 for Ulster's URC clash with the Ospreys
# Eighthman
From The42
# Eighthman

Vermeulen returns at 8 for Ulster's URC clash with the Ospreys

Oct 7th 2022, 12:10 PM 4,047 Views 8 Comments

Ian Madigan comes in at out-half as Ulster make nine changes to their starting XV.

Carty returns for Connacht as Carbery starts at 15 for Munster
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Carty returns for Connacht as Carbery starts at 15 for Munster

Oct 6th 2022, 12:13 PM 14,582 Views 24 Comments

Andy Friend and Graham Rowntree have named their sides for the huge inter-pro clash.

Munster expect Connacht backlash on their new 4G pitch in Galway
# Derby Day
From The42
# Derby Day

Munster expect Connacht backlash on their new 4G pitch in Galway

Updated Oct 4th 2022, 8:07 PM 31,258 Views 17 Comments

This Friday’s match looks like a pivotal one for both Irish provinces.

'If Munster lose in Galway, there'd be concerns around them getting into Europe'
# Competition
From The42
# Competition

'If Munster lose in Galway, there'd be concerns around them getting into Europe'

Updated Oct 3rd 2022, 5:04 PM 23,690 Views 19 Comments

As discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra, Munster are still looking to find form.

Munster get off the mark after scrappy encounter with Zebre in Cork
# Lacklustre
From The42
# Lacklustre

Munster get off the mark after scrappy encounter with Zebre in Cork

Oct 1st 2022, 7:07 PM 27,021 Views 30 Comments

Graham Rowntree got his first win in a game which won’t live long in the memory.

# urc - September September 2022

Conor Phillips handed debut as Munster make four changes for Zebre
# URC
From The42
# URC

Conor Phillips handed debut as Munster make four changes for Zebre

Sep 30th 2022, 1:33 PM 13,048 Views 11 Comments

Keynan Knox and Tadhg Beirne come into the pack.

Bundee Aki handed eight-week ban following Connacht red card
# Heavy Suspension
From The42
# Heavy Suspension

Bundee Aki handed eight-week ban following Connacht red card

Sep 29th 2022, 4:08 PM 14,460 Views 26 Comments

The centre was sent off for a dangerous clearout during last weekend’s URC defeat to the Stormers.

Return of POM and co. should see Munster past under-fire Dragons
# Round Two
From The42
# Round Two

Return of POM and co. should see Munster past under-fire Dragons

Sep 25th 2022, 7:15 AM 8,086 Views 5 Comments

19-year-old academy lock Edwin Edogbo is set for his debut off the bench.

Frawley starts at 10 in strong Leinster team for Benetton clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Frawley starts at 10 in strong Leinster team for Benetton clash

Sep 22nd 2022, 12:12 PM 12,485 Views 15 Comments

Leo Cullen has brought back a big crop of Ireland frontliners.

Ireland internationals return as Munster bid to build after Cardiff defeat
# Reinforcements
From The42
# Reinforcements

Ireland internationals return as Munster bid to build after Cardiff defeat

Sep 20th 2022, 2:56 PM 10,289 Views 3 Comments

However, Munster will be missing 10 players as they head on the Emerging Ireland tour.

Leinster survive a scare as Zebre push them all the way in 10-try thriller
# URC
From The42
# URC

Leinster survive a scare as Zebre push them all the way in 10-try thriller

Sep 17th 2022, 3:21 PM 14,509 Views 12 Comments

It finished 33-29 as Leinster escaped with a bonus-point victory.

The Ulster depth chart: Under-the-radar signings and Stockdale's return
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

The Ulster depth chart: Under-the-radar signings and Stockdale's return

Sep 16th 2022, 3:22 PM 7,160 Views 11 Comments

Youngsters like Nathan Doak will be pushing for first-choice status this season.

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