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Gavin Coombes scores one of his three tries against the Ospreys. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 38 Ospreys 22 The victory belonged to Munster, the afternoon to their 22-year-old number eight and man of the match, Gavin Coombes. The 22-ye(...)

Munster’s Damian de Allende is tackled by Harrison Keddie, Sam Davies and Jamie Roberts of the Dragons during their Pro14 clash. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dragons 16 Munster 28 A wet day on a soft surface in Wales saw Munster win comfortably, but a win bonus point left dangling at Rodney Parade. Munste(...)

Caelan Doris offered a man-of-the-match performance for Leinster via his work on both sides of the ball. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Munster 6 Leinster 13 The jubilant scenes at the final whistle of this Guinness Pro14 interprovincial clash offered an insight into the emotion of th(...)

 Connacht’s Tiernan O’Halloran in action for Benetton in October. The player returns from injury to face Munster at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht v Munster, Sportsground, Saturday, 5.15pm - Live on TG4, Free Sports The obvious impact of the national player management programme notwiths(...)

Michael Silvester is tackled during Ireland’s defeat to Scotland in Perpignan. Photograph: Pascal Rodriguez/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 29 Scotland Under-20 45 The imprecision and morass of errors that pockmarked previous defeats in the tournament resurfaced again as (...)

Lansdowne wing Peter Sullivan: he will start for Ireland against Georgia. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 v Georgia Under-20, Narbonne (5.30pm Irish time, live on Eir Sport) Ireland coach Noel McNamara has made four changes to the side (...)

Ireland U-20s captain Caelan Doris impressed during his side’s defeat to the Baby Boks. Photograph: Remy Gabalda/AFP

Ireland U-20 17 South Africa U-20 30 A second defeat for Ireland in the Under-20 World Championship and this one will hurt for a different reason to (...)

France Under-20 v Ireland Under-20, Stade Aime-Giral (8.0, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) As assignments go, this one is a doozey. Noel McNamara’s Ir(...)

 Diarmuid Barron, Caelan Doris and Matthew Agnew at the announcement of the  squad for the U-20 World Cup in France at Spencer Dock in Dublin yesterday. Inpho: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A new captain, five uncapped players, a coaching team trimmed by one and injuries to a couple of key players represent an overview of the challenges f(...)

James Hume  with Michael Lowry after their under-19 friendly match against Japan last March. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland coach Noel McNamara has made three changes from the side that beat Italy 38-34 for the Under-20 Six Nations Championship match against Wales o(...)

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