Henry Pyrgos

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Ireland’s CJ Stander scores a try during the 2018 Six Nations clash with England. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Players will no longer be able to score a try by grounding the ball against the base of the post protectors following a law change announced by World (...)

Edinburgh prop Pierre Schoeman lifted the padding from the bottom of the visitors’ left-hand upright, as Munster hooker Rhys Marshall drove for the line.

Ever since William Webb Ellis supposedly picked up the leather pill and ran with it, rugby teams have been trying to bend the laws. It’s true of any s(...)

Darcy Graham is the only Scotland player to retain their place in the starting XV for their clash with Russia. Photograph: David Davies/PA

Gregor Townsend’s eyes turned to a likely quarter-final decider against Japan on Sunday with the selection of his Scotland team to play Russia in thei(...)

 Munster’s Keith Earls celebrates scoring their first try with teammates in the province’s narrow Champions Cup quarter-final win over Edinburgh in  Murrayfield Stadium, Scotland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Edinburgh 13 Munster 17 The result tends to initially shape the contours of reflection, softening the edges, so it was unsurprising that the overwhel(...)

Munster head coach Johann van Graan celebrates the victory  over Edinburgh  at Murrayfield with his son Wyatt. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster’s resilience and ability to absorb setbacks and still find the wherewithal to confirm a third Champions Cup semi-final in succession is a prec(...)

Munster’s Keith Earls celebrates after scoring his try in the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final at  Murrayfield. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Edinburgh 13 Munster 17 It was a remarkable victory borne in adversity and one that sums up the essence of Munster’s rugby genealogy. When everything(...)

Munster’s Jack O’Donoghue in action against  Andrea Lovotti of Zebre in their victory last weekend at Thomond Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final preview  Edinburgh v Munster  Venue: Murrayfield.  Kick-off: 12.45pm.  On TV: Live on Virgin (...)

Edinburgh players celebrate their victory at the end of the Heineken  Champions Cup Pool 5  match against  Montpellier at Murrayfield. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

Edinburgh 19 Montpellier 10 Edinburgh sealed Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final places for themselves and Glasgow with a 19-10 victory over Montpel(...)

Edinburgh’s Chris Dean scores their fourth try against Toulon during the Heineken  Champions Cup match at  Murrayfield. Photograph:  Graham Stuart/PA Wire

Edinburgh 40 Toulon 14 Edinburgh stormed to a 40-14 win over Toulon in Heineken Champions Cup Pool 5 at Murrayfield. A deserved bonus-point win kept(...)

At the Heineken Champions Cup launch in Dublin;  Jarrad Butler (Connacht), Jordi Murphy (Ulster), Callum Gibbins (Glasgow Warriors), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Luke Hamilton (Edinburgh), Peter O’Mahony (Munster), Jonathan Sexton (Leinster) and Ellis Jenkins (Cardiff Blues). Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Pool One      Leinster Coach: Leo Cullen. Last season: Champions. How they qualified: EC champions and Pro14 champion(...)

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