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Conor Murray and his dejected Munster team-mates after the defeat to Saracens at the  Ricoh Arena, Coventry.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Saracens 32 Munster 16 A scoreline reflecting a match that went only one way. Munster will do what they always do, lick their wounds and think of ho(...)

Rob Kearney returns after missing the win over France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Cardiff knows how to throw a party at the best of times and all the more so if it is to coronate a cherished Grand Slam, as any Irish person who was i(...)

England’s lock Courtney Lawes tackles Wales’ prop Tomas Francis. Photograph:  Adrian Dennis/Getty Images

Wales 21 England 13 Warren Gatland celebrated his final Six Nations match against England with a dramatic 21-13 victory in Cardiff that continues Wa(...)

Munster’s JJ Hanrahan: he  started the matches against the Cheetahs and Warriors at outhalf, before being replaced by Joey Carbery just after half-time in Glasgow. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cardiff Blues v Munster, Arms Park (7.35pm, live on Eir sport, TG4) Three defeats in as many matches by a combined total of five points illustrates th(...)

Caelan Doris will start for Leinster on Friday night. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Even with many of the frontline international players in a staggered comeback and still a few weeks away from playing, head coach Leo Cullen has manag(...)

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 (...)

AJ MacGinty will start at outhalf for Sale Sharks against Saracens. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images.

Saturday RACING 92 V GLASGOW WARRIORS, Stades Yves-Du-Manoir (3.15, Irish time, BT Sport) The home side make three changes including the promotion(...)

Jonathan Sexton: kicked the match-winning penalty for Leinster. Photograph: Inpho/Camerasport

You get the feeling Leinster are warming to the task of making up for last season’s poor performance in the Champions Cup last season and if they can(...)

Leinster’s Jamison Gibson-Park in action against  Ospreys: he starts at scrumhalf for  Cardiff game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cardiff v Leinster, Cardiff Arms Park, 7.35pm. TG4. Leinster’s remarkable supremacy over their capital city rivals from Wales can rarely have looked(...)

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