Ulster’s Alan O’Connor. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Ulster secondrow Alan O’Connor has been cited for alleged foul play in the 59th minute of Saturday’s Guinness Pro12 victory over the Glasgow Warriors (...)

Ian Humphreys: will start his 88th game for Ulster today when they take on Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photo: Darren Kidd/Inpho

The timing of Neil Doak’s accession to the Ulster throne as head coach sees him begin with the game of the weekend. First up are the upwardly mobile (...)

 Richardt Strauss is back after five months out with a hamstring injury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster coach Matt O’Connor welcomes back a number of players ahead of tomorrow’s Pro12 match against Zebre (3.0, Irish time).Hooker Richardt Strauss(...)

 Ulster’s Declan Fitzpatrick has been given a one-match ban.  Photograph: Darren Kidd / Presseye / Inpho

Ulster prop Declan Fitzpatrick will miss just one game after his red card in the 13-6 defeat to Zebre last weekend.Fitzpatrick was sent off in the 11t(...)

 Connacht’s Eoin McKeon is brought down by the Glasgow defence at  Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow. Photograph: Inpho

  Glasgow 39 Connacht 21 In-form Glasgow maintained their title credentials, winning the battle at Scotstoun to post their fourth suc(...)

Former Munster lock James Downey has signed a two-year deal with Glasgow. Photograph: Inpho.

Glasgow v Connacht Scotstoun Stadium, 7.35pm Ospreys, Glasgow and Connacht have won their opening three games. Tonight’s meeting will chang(...)

Seán O’Brien (left) and  Ian Madigan (cap) sat out Leinster training. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Seán O’Brien and Ian Madigan sat out Leinster training last night but both are expected to be fit to face Scarlets at the RDS on Saturday (2.40pm).Le(...)

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 (...)

 Andrew Smith will make his debut against Edinburgh tonight.  Photograph:  Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Munster v EdinburghThomond Park, 7.35 - Live TG4Here follows the seasonal opener of the most important Pro 12 campaign to date but Munster remain some(...)

 Leinster’s Gordon D’Arcy, Jimmy Gopperth and Seán O’Brien at the launch of the new Leinster European Shirt. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Filling the considerable void left by Jonathan Sexton was never going to be easy, but as debut seasons go, Leinster’s Jimmy Gopperth has good reaso(...)