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Damian de Allende is hoping to end his stay with Munster with some silverware. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Confirmation from Damian de Allende that he is leaving Munster at the end of the season hardly comes as a surprise. It was always felt that the 30-yea(...)

 Peter O’Mahony is back in training after missing out against Ulster last weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster have been boosted by the return to full training of captain Peter O’Mahony and lock Jean Kleyn ahead of their Heineken Champions Cup game agai(...)

Kyle Sinckler of the Lions is tackled during the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Kyle Sinckler could face a lengthy ban after the British and Irish Lions prop was cited for biting South African lock Franco Mostert during Saturday’s(...)

Lions number eight Jack Conan fails to stop South Africa wing Makazole Mapimpi as he scores the first try of the second Test in Cape Town. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa 27 Lions 9 As with the pre-match agenda, so the post-match analysis will probably revolve around the effects of the Rassie Erasmus Twitt(...)

British & Irish Lions hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie (fourth from right) celebrates with team-mates after scoring the first  try of the first Test against South Africa at Capte Town Stadium. Photograph:  Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa 17 British & Irish Lions 22 Trailing 12-3 at the break, the Springboks had the Lions exactly where they wanted them, but as one susp(...)

Rob Kearney, Brad Thorn and Isa Nacewa celebrate after beating Ulster in the 2012 Heineken Cup Final at Twickenham. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

One of the standout features of this dismembered rugby season was when Damian de Allende and RG Snyman appeared in Munster colours. De Allende, a 28(...)

Conor Murray in action against Leinster. Munster remained blindly committed to the box kick tho little effect at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. Let’s look at these Pro14 semi-finals from two wildly contrasting perspectives: the diehard Ulster(...)

Hugo Keenan starts on the right wing for Leinster in Friday’s Guinness Pro 14 semi-final against Munster at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Despite the trio returning to full training last week, Leo Cullen has confirmed that Friday night’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final against Munster came a w(...)

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose looks to offload as he is tackled by Andrew Conway. Photograph: Inpho

Got the email last Wednesday. Filled in the form. Next came my time to arrive on Saturday for a temperature check. All the precautions you would expec(...)

Munster’s Keith Earls gets over in the corner for a try during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Leinster at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Leinster 27 Munster 25 There was a touching moment during the early skirmishes of Irish rugby’s successful relaunch at the Aviva. After CJ Stander ro(...)

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