Bill Mata

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Ulster’s Stuart McCloskey with Dave Heffernan of Connacht in their Guinness Pro14 quarter-final match at  Kingspan Stadium, Belfast on May 4th. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Perusing the Pro14 statistics from an Irish perspective ahead of the weekend’s semi-final matches, one name – Stuart McCloskey – is at, or near, the t(...)

Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue in action against  Andrea Lovotti of Zebre in their victory last weekend at Thomond Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final preview  Edinburgh v Munster  Venue: Murrayfield.  Kick-off: 12.45pm.  On TV: Live on Virgin (...)

Peter O’Mahony at Munster Rugby Squad Training at UL, Limerick on Monday.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

At first glance, this doesn’t seem ideal, not least as the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals now arrive just a fortnight after the Six Nations fin(...)

Edinburgh fullback Blair Kinghorn celebrates after beating Toulon at the Mayol stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Toulon 17 Edinburgh 28 Edinburgh remain on course for their first Champions Cup quarter-final appearance since 2012, beating Toulon 28-17 to become (...)

Tommy Seymour of Scotland  celebrates with George Horne after scoring his third try during the autumn international against Fiji  at Murrayfield. Photograph:  Ian Rutherford/PA Wire

Scotland 54 Fiji 17 Scotland extended their impressive Murrayfield streak to 10 wins from their last 11 Tests as Tommy Seymour’s hat-trick helped sea(...)