Roman Poite

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Connacht’s Matt Healy scores a try during his side’s Challenge Cup quarter-final defeat to Gloucester. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Connacht 28 Gloucester 33 It is now a case of chin up for Connacht and their 8,000 supporters who had filled the Galway Sportsground on Saturday in e(...)

 Toulon’s French centre Mathieu Bastareaud in action against Benetton during Sunday’s Champions Cup game. Photograph: Bertrand Langlois/AFP/Getty Images

French centre Mathieu Bastareaud and England backrow James Haskell have both been cited after incidents in last weekend’s Champions Cup that could see(...)

  Billy Vunipola in action for Saracens in the Champions Cup match against Ospreys at Liberty Stadium.  Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

England have been dealt a hammer blow before the defence of their Six Nations title after it was confirmed that Billy Vunipola has suffered a fracture(...)

 James Chisholm of Harlequins scores the winning try against Wasps at the Stoop. Photograph:  Henry Browne/Getty Images

Harlequins 33 Wasps 28 Ulster’s chances of progressing to the knockout stages of the Champions Cup received a massive boost on Saturday evening as Wa(...)

 Owen Farrell leaves the pitch after getting a yellow card against  Australia. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

“Getting better.” “Learning process.” “Hard lessons learned.” None of it seemed to wash for Andy Farrell at the England base in Bagshot. The former p(...)

 Mathieu Raynal will take charge of Connacht’s European Challenge Cup quarter-final away to Gloucester on Friday due to an injury to Romain Poite. Photograph:  Gaizka Iroz/AFP/Getty Images

The team of officials at both Leinster and Connacht’s European quarter-finals have been changed due to an injury to French referee Roman Poite. Poite (...)

Romain Poite will referee back to back  European Champions Cup games in Ireland in January. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There will be a French flavour to Munster’s closing two Pool One games, with Roman Poite and Pascal Gauzere set to referee their two must-win encounte(...)

Ian Madigan and Dany Care have both been given warnings for an incident which occured late on in Leinster’s 14-13 Champions Cup victory over Harlequins at the Aviva Stadium, while ’Quins lock Charlie Matthews has been cited for alledgedly making contact with the eye area of Dominic Ryan

Ian Madigan has been issued with a warning from the citing commissioner following an incident with Danny Care in the closing stages of Leinster’s 14-1(...)

Rhys Ruddock  breaks off a maul to score Ireland’s first try in the game against South Africa at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Ireland 29 South Africa 15 There was an elemental beauty to Ireland’s victory, not in the conventional sense of aesthetically pleasing running (...)