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It is nearly decision time for Warren Gatland. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Gerry Thornley The parameters are different from four years ago. Back then, in those wild, crazy, pre-pandemic days, Warren Gatland was permitted to (...)

Mathieu Bastareaud: returns to the Toulon side for the visit to Edinburgh  after serving a five-week suspension. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

CASTRES OLYMPIQUE v EXETER CHIEFS, Stade Pierre Fabre (1.0, Irish time, live on BT Sport) Injuries to Sam Skinner, Dave Dennis and Dave Ewers mean th(...)

Leinster’s Joey Carbery runs in his and Leinster’s second try against Treviso. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

As expected, Rob Kearney’s scan showed up a knee injury that will keep him out for at least a couple of weeks, with try-scoring Zane Kirchner going t(...)

Bundee Akee goes airborne as he scores a try in Connacht’s victory over Ediinburgh at Murrayfield. Photograph:    Russell Cheyne/Inpho

Edinburgh 23 Connacht 28 Connacht showed why they have reached such stratospheric heights in the Guinness Pro 12 this season by extending their unbro(...)

 Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw: “We have to simply concentrate on the 80 minutes that’s in front of us, do one thing well, move on to the next job and do that well and then we’ll get the right result.” Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

In a tournament so parochial by nature, the Six Nations mood music will always strike a familiar tone, but for Scotland it seems to be stuck on repea(...)

Simon Zebo moves to fullback for Munster’s Guinness Pro 12 trip to play Edinburgh on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster coach Anthony Foley is able to call upon a number of Ireland internationals as they make their first appearance of the season for the provi(...)

Connacht number eight Eoghan Masterson during squad training. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht v Edinburgh The Sportsground, Saturday, October 31st, 7.45pm Connacht may not be swaggering, but there is reason for optimism (...)

Ulster winger  Andrew Trimble dives over for one of his tries in the Guinness Pro12 game at Ravenhill. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster 30 Edinburgh 0It was pretty dismal fare for most of the rather damp evening at the Kingspan Stadium, but Ulster hardly minded that as they even(...)