Chris Busby

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Dan Sheehan on his way to scoring Leinster’s third try during the United Rugby Championship match at the  RDS. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster 47 Connacht 19 Leinster don’t do two defeats in a row at the RDS, least of all within a week, and the odds always were that the wounded four(...)

Connacht head coach Andy Friend says communication with the league is normally good. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Andy Friend has yet to be contacted by the United Rugby Championship organisers in light of his comments about the match officials in Connacht’s 20-18(...)

Peter O’Mahony claims a high ball during Munster’s win over Connacht. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 20 Connacht 18 The advent of the South African sides has added another dimension to the revamped URC and will in time enhance the competition(...)

It remains uncertain if Conor Murray will play for Munster again before Ireland’s November test window. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Johann van Graan was somewhat less than adamant that Conor Murray will make his seasonal re-appearance in their United Rugby Championship (URC) fifth (...)

Chris Busby awards Ospreys a penalty during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Leinster at the RDS. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

We all know that a week is a long time in politics. Well, it seems it can be a very short time in rugby. Extraordinary events in Exeter, an epic enco(...)

Could Johnny Sexton soon be trying to land a 50 - 22 kick? Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

While we are all immersed in the Six Nations, there’s something afoot Down Under. In what are termed efforts to make the game more spectacular and qui(...)

Craig Casey during Munster rugby squad training at UL in Limerick on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

MUNSTER v CONNACHT Thomond Park (7.35, live on Eir Sport, Premier Sports) A victory on Friday night will guarantee Munster a place in the Guinness P(...)