Peter Stringer has 98 Ireland caps and has not given up hope of adding to that number. First up, though, is to find a new club, with Leinster among the sides rumoured to be interested in his services. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The trick to getting older is not to get old before time. It’s an aphorism to which Peter Stringer would subscribe. Rugby’s Dorian Gray celebrated his(...)

Munster’s Keith Earls scores their third try of the Guinness Pro 12 game against Glasgow at Musgrave Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster 22 Glasgow 10Munster moved above Glasgow to the top of the Guinness Pro 12 after defeating the under-strength Scots in at Musgrave Park in a b(...)

Wales fly half Rhys Priestland will leave Scarlets to oin Bath at the end of the season (Photograph: INPHO/Simon King)

The Wales international outhalf Rhys Priestland is to join the Premiership club Bath from Scarlets, the Welsh region have confirmed.In a statement, th(...)

Glasgow Warriors’ Jonny Gray goes over for the winning try in the Guinness Pro12 clash against Munster at  Scotstoun. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Inpho

Glasgow Warriors 21 Munster 18Munster will go into their Guinness Pro12 match against Leinster on Friday determined to address the reasons for a secon(...)

Isaac Boss is set to make his 100th appearance for Leinster tonight, having also played over 100 times for Ulster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Pro12 puts its best foot forward on Sky’s opening, Saturday prime time tea-time slot with a reprise of last May’s Grand Final, and Nigel Owens as (...)

Munster  strike runner  Simon Zebo will be seeing more of Glasgow Warriors’  Sean Maitland and Peter Murchie in tonight’s RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final at Scotstoun. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Sentiment is rarely afforded more than standing room in professional sport, a place in the wings, far removed from centre stage. Munster won’t have co(...)

Leinster’s Darragh Fanning tries to escape the clutches of Rob Harley of Glasgow: Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster 28 Glasgow Warriors 25 Leinster went top of the Pro 12 leag(...)

Connacht’s Dan Parks kicks.  ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

The Pro 12 table may not make pretty reading for Pat Lam’s Connacht, but the Kiwi coach is adamant perseverance is the key for his injury-hit squad. W(...)

Munster’s Conor Murray

Conor Murray will not face any disciplinary action for striking Glasgow’s Niko Matawalu following Munster’s fractious win in Scotstoun last Friday nig(...)

Johnny Sexton and Conor Murray arrive for Ireland training at Carton House.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The best laid schemes of mice and men oft go awry, as they say. Ideally Joe Schmidt would probably have liked to announce his captain this week but as(...)