Leicester Tigers’ Telusa Veainu goes past Joe Rokocoko of Racing 92 in their semi-final clash. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

(...). They don’t want to see meaningless games.” At the time of the rebranding of the Pro12 this column(...)

Rory McIlroy aced the 16th during Monday’s practice round at Augusta. Photograph: AP
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • April 5, 2016, 08:22

(...) looks at the need to improve the Pro 12 as a competition in a year which saw no Celtic nations qualify(...)

 Munster’s Dave O’Callaghan tackles Leinster’s Ben Te’o. Saturday’s match at the Aviva Stadium lacked the sense of occasion associated with previous  high-octane meetings. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

(...)/qualification picture in this season Guinness Pro12’s finale and thus on into next season’s European competitions(...)

Such has been winger Matt Healy’s improvement over the last couple of seasons with Connacht that he was recently invited to train with the Ireland squad. Photograph: Billy stickland/Inpho

The Guinness Pro12’s leading try scorer would not where he is today were it not for Lansdowne. And(...)

Joe schmidt has said his Ireland contract will not allow him to lead the Lions in 2016. Warren Gatland, who led the Lions to victory in 2013, is currently favourite for the role. Photograph: Reuters

(...).” The Premiership final and Celtic League Pro12 showpiece both take place on Saturday, May 28th. Gatland(...)

Philadelphia Warriors @ 76ers Cleveland Spurs @ Cavaliers RUGBY TG4, 11pm-midnight Highlights Pro 12 action(...)

Leo Cullen speaking at yesterday’s press conference ahead of the Pro12 match between Leinster and Connacht. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Scarlets 19 (Celtic League) 12th September 2003 - Ospreys 33 Munster 26 (Celtic League) 3rd October 2003(...)

 Luke Marshall is one of several players to impress during Ulster’s recent run, including back-to-back wins over Toulouse. Photograph: Pascal Pavani/AFP/Getty

(...)’ recent troubles make this latest clash even more important. Leave aside that Pro12 standings are more(...)

Jonathan Sexton leaves the Stade Felix Mayol pitch following Leinster’s defeat to Toulon in last weekend’s Champions Cup clash in France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

(...), we won the Celtic League in 2002 but thereafter losing became the accepted norm. That gradually(...)

The Pro12 game between the Glasgow Warriors and  Leinster is one of many sporting events to fall foul of the weather in Ireland and Scotland.

This afternoon’s Pro12 match between Glasgow and Leinster at Scotstoun has been postponed due to(...)