Stuart Hogg of Glasgow Warriors has been dropped from the Glasgow Warriors’ squad for the Pro12 final against Leinster at the RDS on Saturday. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images.

Stuart Hogg will not play any part in Saturday’s Pro12 final at the RDS. The Scotland fullback has been excluded from Gregor Townsend’s squad as he ac(...)

 Munster’s Peter O’Mahony holds his injured shoulder at Thomond Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster captain Peter O’Mahony underwent a scan today, the result of which will be reviewed by a specialist tomorrow to determine whether he wi(...)

Munster coach Rob Penney. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Rob Penney will leave the Munster at the end of the season. The Kiwi, who joined the Province in 2012, initially negotiated a two year deal with the o(...)

Seán Dougall is the meat in the sandwich as the Munster man is tackled by Connacht’s Craig Clarke and Dan Parks in last night’s game at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

MUNSTER 22, CONNACHT 16Munster scorers: Try: Hanrahan; Con: Hanrahan; Pens: Hanrahan (5)Connacht scorers: Try: Heffernan; Con: Parks; Pens: Parks (3)T(...)

Munster have looked more comfortable recently with the changed game under Rob Penney but the weeks ahead, starting with today’s meeting with arch-rivals Leinster, will tell us more. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

What to make of Munster? Last season, having finished sixth and a dozen points outside the Pro12 play-offs, they took on Harlequins and Clermont away (...)