John Ryan

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Joe Schmidt will announce his team for the Australia tour today. Photograph: Inpho

Joe Schmidt will announce a squad of about 32 players today for the impending three-Test tour to Australia, and it is a testament to the relatively ru(...)

Leinster’s Jack Conan scores the opening try in the Guinness Pro 14 semi-final against Munster at the  RDS. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster 16 Munster 15 Proof, were it needed, that there is truly no rivalry in the global game quite like this one. Another titanic, ding-dong battl(...)

Luke McGrath: starts at outhalf for Leinster in the absence of Johnny Sexton. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leinster v Munster, RDS,  Saturday, 3.15 - Live Sky Sports and TG4 If these two sides met in an open field in front of two men and a dog there’d(...)

 Conor Murray and a kicking game will only provide Munster with so many opportunities. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

There’s a certain irony in this weekend’s fixtures that only two sides across the Guinness Pro14 won 15 games in the regular season – both Scottish. T(...)

Munster head coach Johann van Graan is confident his side can overturn Leinster in their Pro14 semi-final. Photo: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Munster coach Johann van Graan believes his team can beat the new European Champions Leinster when they meet at the weekend in the semi-final of the P(...)

Munster’s Jean Kleyn is tackled by Edinburgh’s Jaco van der Walt during the semi-final qualifier at Thomond Park. Kleyn is an injury concern for the semi-final against Leinster. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Now that this semi-final play-off is out of the way, presumably another weekend’s break and the prospect of playing Leinster at the RDS in the Guinnes(...)

JJ Hanrahan: it’s the most significant chance he’s been afforded at outhalf in his Munster career to date. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Guinness PRO14 semi-final playoff: Munster v Edinburgh, Thomond Park, 3.15pm. Live on TG4, Sky Sports and BBC ALBA).  If Munster are to ease the(...)

Johann van Graan: “For us it’s not about the rest of the season, it’s only about Saturday. That’s all we’re focused on.”  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Johann van Graan is the first to acknowledge that from a situation just nine days ago when they were in line to bid for honours on two fronts, their (...)

Firms note a number of benefits from having strong and considered diversity policies, including employees having a greater sense of loyalty and dedication to their job. Photograph: iStock

Inclusivity in the workplace has never been more significant – as Ireland reaches almost full employment, it is essential in attracting and keeping sk(...)

Munster’s Dan Goggin scores a try despite the efforts of Michael Makase of the Southern Kings during the Guinness Pro 14 game at  Outeniqua Park in  George, South Africa. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Southern Kings 22 Munster 39 Johann van Graan should have been reasonably satisfied with a bonus-point victory following the Guinness Pro14 clash at (...)

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