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Munster coach Rassie Erasmus oversees training at UL. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Champions Cup Pool One preview: Racing 92 v Munster Venue: Stade Yves-Du-Manoir Kick-off: Sunday, 3.15pm Television: Live on Sky Sports 2 Munster(...)

Johnny Sexton will make his season bow for Leinster against table-topping Ospreys at the RDS this weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster v Ospreys, RDS, Friday, 7.35pm (Live on TG4 and BBC Wales) The sense that the season is being cranked up a notch is palpable. In the teet(...)

Bordeaux-Begles’ outhalf Ian Madigan: “I feel really good, I’ve no injuries, it’s a fast track and good weather, a good dry ball, so I was delighted to get out there.” Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

Ian Madigan said that the demands of the French rugby season were going to mean that he will be rotated throughout a gruelling campaign that could run(...)

Iain Henderson: needs “to get an injury-free season under my belt”. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

The season’s goals are set and Iain Henderson has his sights firmly fixed on managing what would be a rare feat for him, of staying fit for an entire(...)

Before becoming Racing 92 skills coach Ronan O’Gara won 128 caps for Ireland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The collection of positive Irish soundbites which followed the Champions Cup draw for 2016/17 might be enough for now but growing concerns about the (...)

Guinness PRO12, RDS, Dublin, Leinster v Edinburgh: Leinster’s Ben Te’o takes for Lenister. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Today’s European Champions Cup final in Lyon is the near inevitable consequence of the Anglo-French carve-up of the quarter-finals. This, in turn, was(...)

Even by All Black standards, Dan Carter is special. Photograph: Malcolm Couzens/Getty Images

Two years after the power struggle to rule European rugby, where the English and French clubs so obviously prevailed, what are we left with? This. Th(...)

Ronan O’Gara of Racing 92: “I think where we are, and the fact that we have beaten Toulon, has given us massive momentum and confidence.” Photograph: Gaizka Iroz/AFP/Getty Images

For the first time in nine seasons, Irish rugby is on the outside looking in at the European Champions Cup on semi-final weekend. Even in that 2006-07(...)

Stuart McCloskey in action against England: “An infusion of fresh talent can  galvanise more established members of a squad.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The infusion of new, young players in any team sport is invariably hailed by pundits and supporters, especially if results have taken a turn for the w(...)

 Connacht’s Matt Healy scores their third try. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Connacht 30 Ospreys 22 Connacht took a pivotal victory in the Guinness Pro 12 to maintain their momentum at the top of the table. In a high-octane f(...)

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