Leinster’s Jimmy Gopperth breaks through against Newport Gwent Dragons. The outhalf scored a try but came out on the losing side. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho

Dragons 25 Leinster 22Matt O’Connor has six days to salvage Leinster’s season from suffering the ignominy of being effectively over by mid-April.Their(...)

Tommy O’Donnell returns to the Munster starting line up for Saturday’s Pro 12 fixture against Scarlets. (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

Anthony Foley has named eight changes to his Munster side for Saturday’s game away at Scarlets, with the some of the province’s international cohort r(...)

 Ben Te’o gets a long overdue fourth appearance for Leinster against the Dragons on Sunday, having so far only played 87 minutes of rugby union. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A non-televised Pro 12 game in Dublin sneaks under the radar but there’s plenty of external interest in those involved.There are rumours that Wallab(...)

Connacht’s Danie Poolman scores his side’s second try against the Dragons. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho
Connacht hit the ground running
  • Pro12
  • September 6, 2014, 19:20

Connacht 16 Newport Gwent Dragons 11Connacht opened the new Guinness Pro12 campaign with an encouraging victory over the Newport Gwent Dragons in Galw(...)

Connacht’s Kieran Marmion in action against Newport atRodney Parade on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Dragons 8Connacht 24 Connacht’s Pro 12 momentum continued in Rodney Parade on Sunday when th(...)

Connacht’s Rodney Ah You  tackles Elliot Dee of Newport Gwent Dragons during the RaboDirect Pro 12 game at Rodney Parade. Photograph:  Huw Evans/Inpho

Newport Gwent Dragons 8 Connacht 24: John Muldoon scored two tries as Connacht be(...)

Prop James Cronin scores Munster’s first try during the  RaboDirect Pro12 game against  Newport Gwent Dragons at Musgrave Park in Cork. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 23 Dragons 9: Paul O’Connell made a successful return in Munster’s workmanlike RaboDirect Pro12 win over the Newport Gwent Dragons at Musgrave(...)