Dave O’Callaghan: returns at openside flanker for Munster against Ospreys. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) included in his first PRO12 squad among the replacements. “Make no mistake about it we are still in this(...)

Paul Dunne shot a second round of 76 at Pebble Beach. Photograph: Getty

Beach pro-am, Phil Mickelson provided proof of the old adage that class is permanent. Kang briefly(...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams is tackled during his side’s win over Glasgow. Photograph: Inpho

Ulster 13 Glasgow Warriors 10 The goal was to bank a third successive win midway through this six-game segment and in that regard the primary aim was(...)

Cian Healy lasted 70 minutes of Leinster’s 52-0 win over Zebre. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster 52 Zebre 0 Only the most ardent Leinster pessimists believed this was a contest to decide winners and losers. The team sheets told as much b(...)

Munster head coach Anthony Foley has named his team to play Ospreys on Sunday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) partnership for the seventh consecutive game. Development prop Peter McCabe is included in his first Pro12(...)

Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson scores his side’s third try. Photograph: Craig Thomas/Inpho
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  • February 12, 2016, 08:35

Rugby Connacht returned to the top of the Pro12 table last night after bonus-point win over the(...)

Leinster’s  Ross Molony during training. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster v Zebre, RDS, 7.30pm (Not on TV) Zebre, who have never beaten Leinster, arrive with two permit players from the Italian league Eccellenza (...)

Outhalf Sam Windsor is expected to make his competitive debut for Ulster against Glasgow. Photograph; Matt Mackey/Inpho.

Glasgow’s Pro12 final win over Munster last May. Sam Windsor will make his competitive debut for Ulster(...)

Connacht’s Eoghan Masterson stretches to score his side’s  third try during the Guinness Pro 12 game at Rodney Parade. Photograph:  Craig Thomas/Inpho

Newport Gwent Dragons 21 Connacht Rugby 26 Connacht have returned to the Guinness Pro 12 summit(...)

Sam Windsor will make his first competitive start for Ulster in Friday’s home game against Glasgow in Belfast. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Former Worcester outhalf Sam Windsor will make his competitive debut in Ulster’s home game against Glasgow Warriors on Friday night (7.30pm). The 28-(...)