Newly appointed Ulster head coach Les Kiss. Photograph: Brian Little/Inpho.

Ulster’s lack of success on the road was a topic of conversation broached by captain Rory Best and new head coach Les Kiss during the week and the (...)

CJ Stander touches down for a try with the final play of the game as Munster beat Ospreys in their Guinness Pro 12 game  at Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Ian Cook/Inpho

Ospreys 18 Munster 20 CJ Stander struck with the final play of the game to help Munster maintain their winning start to the Guinness Pro12 season and (...)

Cistercian College Roscrea players celebrate their Leinster Schools Rugby Senior  Cup Final victory over Belvedere College at the final whistle  at the RDS. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Cistercian College Roscrea 18 Belvedere College 11Title number one. Cistercian College, Roscrea, they who dwell 250 yards inside the Offaly border wit(...)

Samoan international Mike Stanley makes his first start for Ulster at inside centre. Photograph: Inpho.

  Newport-Gwent Dragons v Ulster Rodney Parade, Sunday, 4.0, BBC 2 Momentum is such a key component during the Six Nations window a(...)

Munster’s Felix Jones is tackled by Scarlets’ Jordan Williams during their Pro12 clash in  Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli. Photograph: Craig Thomas/Camerasport/Inpho

In the space of 80 minutes in west Wales, Anthony Foley witnessed the good, the bad and the ugly of his Munster side as they salvaged a draw to ensure(...)

Wilson’s Hospital and St Gerard’s School observe a minute’s silence in memory of former Leinster Schools Administrator, Anne McInerney. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Maybe it’s my army background or maybe it’s the various privileged positions I’ve enjoyed in sport, but I’ve always assumed that to get anything done (...)

Jonathan Davies of Scarlets is tackled by Ian Keatley of Munster in Saturday’s close-fought encounter. Photograph: Huw Evans/Inpho

Munster lost out on the chance of making history and then found out they had lost top spot in the RaboDirect Pro12 after suffering only their t(...)

Seán Dougall is the meat in the sandwich as the Munster man is tackled by Connacht’s Craig Clarke and Dan Parks in last night’s game at Thomond Park. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

MUNSTER 22, CONNACHT 16Munster scorers: Try: Hanrahan; Con: Hanrahan; Pens: Hanrahan (5)Connacht scorers: Try: Heffernan; Con: Parks; Pens: Parks (3)T(...)

Munster’s James Downey during a hail shower at Thomond Park this evening. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Munster 22 Connacht 16: Munster carved out a workmanlike win over Connacht in a rain-lashed festive derby at Thomond Park.Outhalf JJ Hanrahan maintain(...)