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Tom Farrell and Stephen Fitzgerald with teammates at  Connacht’s squad training session at  Sportsground, Galway. Photograph: James Crisbie/Inpho

Three points separate the combatants in Conference A so the implications are significant for the team that manages to eke out a victory in Galway. M(...)

 Tadhg Beirne: “It was all a bit of a mad dash and a bit frantic. I even forgot my scrum cap!”

Tadhg Beirne is targeting a Six Nations bow with Ireland after he made his return from injury with a sensational man-of-the-match performance in Munst(...)

 Mike Haley of Munster scores his side’s third try. Photo: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Ospreys 13 Munster 19 Munster edged to victory over a resilient Ospreys side at the Liberty Stadium as Ireland second row Tadhg Beirne returned from (...)

Jack O’Donoghue at Munster squad training in Limerick. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ospreys v Munster, Liberty stadium, 7.35pm, live on TG4, Eir Sport, Premier Sports Jack O’Donoghue makes a welcome return to the Munster match-day 23(...)

Leinster’s Nick McCarthy scores a try during the Guinness Pro 14 game against the Ospreys  at the   RDS. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Leinster 52 Ospreys 7 Leinster tightened their grip at the summit of the Guinness Pro 14 Conference B table with a resounding seven-try victory over (...)

Munster number eight  Jack O’Donoghue scores his side’s first try in the  Guinness Pro 12 game against Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium in Swansea. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho/Camerasport

Ospreys 23 Munster 25 Tyler Bleyendaal booted Munster to a last-gasp victory over Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium to send Rassie Erasmus’ men back to (...)

Munster’s James Cronin and Jack Carty of Connacht. Connacht’s outhalf crisis appears to have been temporarily allayed by  Carty’s return, with Ciarán Gaffney, providing cover. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Ospreys v Connacht, Liberty stadium, 1.30pm - live Sky Sports 1 A club seeking a coach with the soon-to-be-departing coach still on deck can prove tr(...)

Exeter Chiefs are through to the Champions Cup quarter-finals after a sensational set of results in Pool Two. Photograph: Inpho

Exeter coach Rob Baxter was left to reflect on “an incredible finale” after his team secured an unlikely place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals aft(...)

Ulster skipper Rory Best makes a try-saving tackle on Ospreys’ Dan Evans during the   Guinness Pro12 match at  Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Ashley Crowden/Inpho

Ospreys 31 Ulster 20Something had to give when the league’s best attack faced the top defence and unfortunately for Ulster, it was their tackling that(...)

Ulster’s Tommy Bowe is tackled by Ospreys’ Josh Matavesi at Liberty Stadium. Photograph: Ian Cook / Inpho

Ospreys 31 Ulster 20 Wales scrumhalf Rhys Webb crossed twice as Ulster missed the chance to go top and Ospreys moved into pole position in the (...)

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