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#URC

# urc - Thursday 14 October, 2021

'You can't just say 'Leinster are the best, let's copy Leinster''
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'You can't just say 'Leinster are the best, let's copy Leinster''

Oct 14th 2021, 8:30 PM 10,694 Views 3 Comments

Hugh Hogan will face his native province as defence coach of the Scarlets this weekend.

Treadwell and O'Sullivan return but Ulster stick with same starting XV for visit of Lions
# Tried And Tested
From The42
# Tried And Tested

Treadwell and O'Sullivan return but Ulster stick with same starting XV for visit of Lions

Oct 14th 2021, 4:32 PM 3,378 Views 2 Comments

Robert Baloucoune, Rob Lyttle and David O’Connor all resumed training during the week but won’t be involved tomorrow, nor will Marty Moore.

Munster planning to keep Snyman involved with squad as lock faces another long spell out
# Part Of The Team
From The42
# Part Of The Team

Munster planning to keep Snyman involved with squad as lock faces another long spell out

Oct 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 8,069 Views 10 Comments

Defence coach JP Ferreira says Snyman will stay at Munster to complete his rehab.

# urc - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

The Mallow man working with Benetton via a stint in Westside Barbell
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

The Mallow man working with Benetton via a stint in Westside Barbell

Oct 13th 2021, 8:08 PM 6,982 Views 2 Comments

Jim Molony spent time in Munster and Connacht’s S&C programmes before heading abroad.

'He’s one of the most mentally tough guys I've met' - Snyman backed to recover from latest setback
# Support
From The42
# Support

'He’s one of the most mentally tough guys I've met' - Snyman backed to recover from latest setback

Oct 13th 2021, 2:43 PM 6,611 Views 5 Comments

Jean Kleyn says everyone at Munster would like to see RG Snyman extend his stay at the province following his latest injury setback.

# urc - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

'My hope is that the door would be open in Connacht at some stage'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'My hope is that the door would be open in Connacht at some stage'

Oct 12th 2021, 2:53 PM 14,621 Views 1 Comment

Nigel Carolan has taken on a new challenge as attack coach for the Glasgow Warriors.

# urc - Monday 11 October, 2021

'It felt like a first cap again' - Adam Byrne reflects on a dream return for Leinster
# Up And Running
From The42
# Up And Running

'It felt like a first cap again' - Adam Byrne reflects on a dream return for Leinster

Oct 11th 2021, 7:05 AM 3,526 Views 1 Comment

The wing scored two tries in an encouraging display against Zebre.

# urc - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Sexton provides the quality on another frustrating day for Harry Byrne
# Tale Of Two 10s
From The42
# Tale Of Two 10s

Sexton provides the quality on another frustrating day for Harry Byrne

Oct 10th 2021, 6:45 AM 8,412 Views 7 Comments

Leo Cullen is hopeful Byrne’s injury isn’t too bad after the 22-year-old was forced off against Zebre on Saturday.

Healy gets chance to steer heavily-rotated Munster team against Scarlets
# Away Day
From The42
# Away Day

Healy gets chance to steer heavily-rotated Munster team against Scarlets

Oct 10th 2021, 6:00 AM 8,107 Views 12 Comments

Johann van Graan’s much-changed side face a tough task in Wales.

# urc - Saturday 9 October, 2021

'He's delighted, it means so much to him' - Cullen full of praise as Byrne marks return in style
# Back With A Bang
From The42
# Back With A Bang

'He's delighted, it means so much to him' - Cullen full of praise as Byrne marks return in style

Oct 9th 2021, 4:32 PM 8,878 Views 2 Comments

Cullen also provided an update on out-half Harry Byrne, who was removed with a hip injury,

Adam Byrne gets his moment in the sun as 7-try Leinster crush Zebre
# Byrne Baby Byrne
From The42
# Byrne Baby Byrne

Adam Byrne gets his moment in the sun as 7-try Leinster crush Zebre

Oct 9th 2021, 2:51 PM 22,817 Views 13 Comments

The wing scored two tries on his first apperance for the province since December 2019.

# urc - Friday 8 October, 2021

Munster ring in the changes for trip to Scarlets
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Munster ring in the changes for trip to Scarlets

Oct 8th 2021, 12:31 PM 14,544 Views 17 Comments

Johann van Graan has rotated his squad ahead of Sunday’s United Rugby Championship clash in Wales.

# urc - Thursday 7 October, 2021

'I never thought I would play in Thomond Park. It was just awesome'
# Hotshot
From The42
# Hotshot

'I never thought I would play in Thomond Park. It was just awesome'

Oct 7th 2021, 7:30 PM 21,589 Views 20 Comments

21-year-old Evan Roos is a major prospect for South African rugby.

# urc - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

New man Jenkins in contention for debut but will have to earn Munster starting spot - Rowntree
# Blessed With Options
From The42
# Blessed With Options

New man Jenkins in contention for debut but will have to earn Munster starting spot - Rowntree

Oct 6th 2021, 2:18 PM 11,162 Views 12 Comments

‘He’s certainly trained well, but I’m very, very pleased with the resources we’ve got there in the back five of our scrum. Selection is hard, believe me.’

# urc - Monday 4 October, 2021

Wasteful and sloppy - Leinster come through a bad day in Newport
# Errors
From The42
# Errors

Wasteful and sloppy - Leinster come through a bad day in Newport

Oct 4th 2021, 7:00 PM 9,248 Views 8 Comments

The Irish province scored just once despite 16 visits to the Dragons 22.

# urc - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Leinster misfire but survive serious Dragons scare in Newport
# Got Away With One
From The42
# Got Away With One

Leinster misfire but survive serious Dragons scare in Newport

Oct 3rd 2021, 4:10 PM 29,748 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men did just enough to avoid becoming the first Irish province to lose to the Dragons in four years.

# urc - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Timoney and McIlroy on the double as Ulster hit Zebre for six
# Northern Light
From The42
# Northern Light

Timoney and McIlroy on the double as Ulster hit Zebre for six

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:46 PM 6,742 Views 4 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side pulled away in the second half in Italy.

'This is their team' - Casey and Coombes lead the way for Munster progress
# Drivers
From The42
# Drivers

'This is their team' - Casey and Coombes lead the way for Munster progress

Updated Oct 2nd 2021, 10:05 AM 21,703 Views 5 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side host the Stormers at Thomond Park tonight.

# urc - Friday 1 October, 2021

‘Conditions didn’t suit us,’ says Bulls coach White – ‘Weather was beautiful,’ says Hansen
# Connacht
From The42
# Connacht

‘Conditions didn’t suit us,’ says Bulls coach White – ‘Weather was beautiful,’ says Hansen

Oct 1st 2021, 10:23 PM 13,620 Views 8 Comments

Connacht’s new star Mack Hansen says he is loving life in Galway after scoring sensational try.

Connacht destroy the Bulls with performance filled with passion and panache
# Mack The Knife
From The42
# Mack The Knife

Connacht destroy the Bulls with performance filled with passion and panache

Oct 1st 2021, 9:35 PM 27,914 Views 19 Comments

Connacht got a bonus point win over the Bulls at the Sportsground tonight in the second game of this URC season.

Ryan captains Leinster and Leavy back among replacements for Dragons trip
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ryan captains Leinster and Leavy back among replacements for Dragons trip

Oct 1st 2021, 12:54 PM 8,432 Views 20 Comments

Rob Russell makes his debut as Leo Cullen’s men head to Rodney Parade on Sunday afternoon.

Munster name Keith Earls at outside centre for first time since 2018
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Munster name Keith Earls at outside centre for first time since 2018

Oct 1st 2021, 11:57 AM 11,387 Views 14 Comments

Johann van Graan has made four changes to his team to face the Stormers.

Connacht look to lay down a marker as Bulls come to town
# Opportunity
From The42
# Opportunity

Connacht look to lay down a marker as Bulls come to town

Oct 1st 2021, 7:15 AM 4,426 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend’s team welcome the South African side to the Sportsground this evening.

# urc - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Analysis: Sexton and Leinster start the season in slick, sharp form
# Variety
From The42
# Variety

Analysis: Sexton and Leinster start the season in slick, sharp form

Sep 28th 2021, 7:03 PM 8,469 Views 2 Comments

There was fluidity and variety to the province’s attacking play in a strong win over the Bulls.

# urc - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park
# Zeebs
From The42
# Zeebs

Casey shines on a night when Zebo, Snyman and Munster's fans returned to Thomond Park

Sep 25th 2021, 9:27 PM 42,657 Views 30 Comments

Munster scored six tries to beat the Sharks at Thomond Park this evening.

Leinster start as they mean to go on with convincing win over Bulls
# URC
From The42
# URC

Leinster start as they mean to go on with convincing win over Bulls

Sep 25th 2021, 7:25 PM 17,043 Views 14 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side started their URC campaign with a bonus-point victory.

Zebo is back, fans are back, Snyman is back - so can Munster bring the good times back? From The42

Zebo is back, fans are back, Snyman is back - so can Munster bring the good times back?

Updated Sep 25th 2021, 3:37 PM 10,279 Views 14 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side take on the Sharks tonight in Thomond Park.

Leinster remain the team to beat in the URC - and that's no Bull
# Bulls
From The42
# Bulls

Leinster remain the team to beat in the URC - and that's no Bull

Sep 25th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,771 Views 5 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side take on the Currie Cup winning Bulls this evening at the Aviva in the first game of the new United Rugby Championship.

# urc - Friday 24 September, 2021

Nine tries and two yellow cards as Ulster kick off with a bonus point win over Glasgow
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Nine tries and two yellow cards as Ulster kick off with a bonus point win over Glasgow

Sep 24th 2021, 9:54 PM 10,198 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men held on for victory in front of 15,000 fans at Kingspan Stadium.

Leinster name Sexton as captain and start Porter at loosehead for Bulls test
# Here's Johnny
From The42
# Here's Johnny

Leinster name Sexton as captain and start Porter at loosehead for Bulls test

Sep 24th 2021, 12:16 PM 8,834 Views 8 Comments

Dan Sheehan starts at hooker for the province as the Bulls arrive into the Aviva for the season opener.

Can Connacht take the next step? It all starts tonight in Cardiff
# Opener
From The42
# Opener

Can Connacht take the next step? It all starts tonight in Cardiff

Sep 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 3,155 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend’s men are aiming to reach the knock-out stages of the URC this season.

# urc - Thursday 23 September, 2021

21-year-old McIlroy starts in exciting Ulster backline to face Glasgow
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

21-year-old McIlroy starts in exciting Ulster backline to face Glasgow

Sep 23rd 2021, 12:18 PM 7,256 Views 5 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men kick off their season in Belfast tomorrow night.

# urc - Friday 17 September, 2021

How each province is shaping up ahead of the new United Rugby Championship
# URC
From The42
# URC

How each province is shaping up ahead of the new United Rugby Championship

Sep 17th 2021, 2:03 PM 3,363 Views 1 Comment

TG4 will be bringing Irish fans free-to-air coverage of the competition this season.

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris
# Coup
From The42
# Coup

'Marquee signing' Vermeulen will have big Ulster impact, says Ferris

Sep 17th 2021, 8:16 AM 5,725 Views 3 Comments

The arrival of the South African icon is a huge boost to the northern province.

# urc - Thursday 16 September, 2021

'Hopefully teams can't live with us' – Playing with pace remains the focus for Ulster
# Need For Speed
From The42
# Need For Speed

'Hopefully teams can't live with us' – Playing with pace remains the focus for Ulster

Sep 16th 2021, 7:15 AM 4,824 Views 17 Comments

The province have brought in S&C coach Mikey Kiley, who worked with back-to-back All-Ireland hurling champions Limerick.

# urc - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

RTÉ and TG4 reveal free-to-air TV schedule for Irish provinces as URC partnership begins From The42

RTÉ and TG4 reveal free-to-air TV schedule for Irish provinces as URC partnership begins

Sep 15th 2021, 2:12 PM 14,314 Views 4 Comments

Connacht and Leinster will both be live on Rugbaí Beo in two weekends’ time, while Munster will kick off on RTÉ’s ‘URC Live’.

# urc - Monday 13 September, 2021

Injured Blade to miss Connacht's opening URC clash
# Misses The Cut
From The42
# Misses The Cut

Injured Blade to miss Connacht's opening URC clash

Sep 13th 2021, 4:21 PM 5,077 Views 10 Comments

Paul Boyle has recovered from food poisoning and is available, with Bundee Aki several weeks way from a return.

# urc - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

SA Rugby boss threatens to replace Stormers with Cheetahs in URC amid financial issues - report
# Ultimatum
From The42
# Ultimatum

SA Rugby boss threatens to replace Stormers with Cheetahs in URC amid financial issues - report

Sep 8th 2021, 10:18 PM 11,430 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Ruan Pienaar will play in next season’s URC one way or another after the Cheetahs and the Sharks signed a cooperation agreement.

# urc - Monday 6 September, 2021

Connacht confirm 50% capacity for opening home games of 2021/22 season
# New Season
From The42
# New Season

Connacht confirm 50% capacity for opening home games of 2021/22 season

Sep 6th 2021, 11:56 AM 3,246 Views 0 Comments

The province welcome London Irish to Galway for a pre-season friendly on Friday.

# urc - Friday 27 August, 2021

Leinster and Munster host South African newcomers on opening weekend as URC fixtures are confirmed
# Deep End
From The42
# Deep End

Leinster and Munster host South African newcomers on opening weekend as URC fixtures are confirmed

Aug 27th 2021, 4:30 PM 8,993 Views 4 Comments

Ulster host Glasgow on opening weekend, while Connacht travel to Cardiff.