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Leinster’s Luke McGrath scores a try against Ulster during the PRO14 clash at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Attention soon switches to the November Test window, with Ireland playing the first of three Tests against the Springboks on Saturday week, but in th(...)

The Connacht squad train at the Sportsground in Galway, ahead of their play-off later this month. Photograph: Inpho

Connacht’s play-off for next season’s Champions Cup will take place on Saturday May 20th, in Franklin’s Gardens or Kingsholm. That will depend on whe(...)

 Morgan Parra:  playing as well as he ever has and steers the ship for  Clermont Auvergne. Photograph: Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

By now, the Leinster and Munster coaches will have shown their players ways in which to navigate around Clermont and Saracens. The onus isn’t on the (...)

Joey Carbery’s presence makes Johnny Sexton a far more dangerous proposition. And vice versayan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Joey Carbery and Tyler Bleyendaal, by standing at second receiver, have brought a valuable attacking element to both Leinster and Munster. But lookin(...)

Stuart Lancaster:   has helped transform Leinster’s fortunes and is close to agreeing to a further two years with the province. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It would be fascinating to know how Stuart Lancaster feels when Eddie Jones praises his predecessor’s part in England’s resurgence. Does it open old w(...)

Connacht forwards coach Jimmy Duffy: “Everyone is coming off the injury list  and competition is getting better and better, and we are seeing the benefits on the field.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

An improving injury list is helping to drive Connacht’s hopes of Champions Cup qualification heading into the end of the regular season. As Connacht (...)

Robbie Henshaw scores his second try for Leinster in Friday’s European Champions Cup match at the Stade Pierre Antoine despite the efforts of Steve Mafi of Castres. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

After his stunning performance in Castres on Friday, scoring his first two tries for Leinster and making 107 metres with 17 carries, Robbie Henshaw be(...)

John Muldoon: “I am conscious that I’ve been around for a long time, and for me it’s an honour to play on.” Photograph: Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

No coincidence evergreen and captain John Muldoon has announced another year in his tenure at Galway Sportsground on the week Connacht fight for a fi(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty kicks the winning conversion against Wasps in the dying seconds at the  Sportsground.  Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Connacht overcome Wasps in Saturday’s Champions Cup fixture not by a controversial referee’s decision, but by taking the chance and working hard, say(...)

 Jack Carty celebrates the  winning  conversion with his team-mates after Connacht’s last-gasp victory over Wasps at the Sportsground. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

In stark contrast to this point last season when only Ulster still harboured hopes of reaching the knock-out stages of the European Champions Cup, al(...)

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