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Iain Henderson: will captain Ulster at Harlequins as Rory Best misses out through injury. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Harlequins v Ulster, The Stoop, Sunday, 1.0 (BT Sport) Ulster’s Champions Cup campaign stands at a crossroads and this game will have a pivotal impac(...)

Garry Ringrose during an Irish training session at Carton House this week, he retains the number 13 jersey for Friday night’s trip to Cardiff. Photograph: Inpho

In Cardiff two years ago Wayne Barnes whistled Ireland off the pitch as Leigh Halfpenny kicked Wales into a 12-0 lead that, ultimately, proved the und(...)

Alun Wyn Jones: takes over as captain from Sam Warburton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Prospects: The last time Wales were without Warren Gatland as head coach for a Six Nations (2013), under the coaching baton of Rob Howley, they went (...)

Munster’s Tyler Bleyendaal in action at Welford Road against Leicester. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Leicester Tigers 18 Munster 16 The nature of the defeat would ordinarily have left a team shattered, inconsolable. Succumbing to a 53-metre penalty s(...)

Bristol fullback Matthew Morgan will make his first World Cup start for Wales against Fiji on Thursday. Photograph: Afp

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has made three injury-enforced changes for Thursday’s World Cup Pool A clash against Fiji in Cardiff. Bristol full-bac(...)

George North has recovered from a virus and is included in the Wales team to play South Africa. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

George North has overcome a virus to be named in Wales’ starting line-up for their first Test against South Africa on Saturday.Head coach Warren Gatla(...)

Paul O’Connell will seal his comeback from serious injury when he captains the British and Irish Lions in Saturday’s tour opener at Hong Kong Stadium. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

As expected, Paul O’Connell will lead the Lions in their opening tour match against the Barbarians in Hong Kong this Saturday in place of the stricken(...)