Paddy Powers

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Robbie Henshaw scores the  try that clinched Ireland’s victory at Soldier Field. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland v New Zealand Aviva Stadium, 5.30 RTÉ 2, Sky Sports 2 It doesn’t get any easier, does it? True, Ireland may have removed the biggest mo(...)

Leinster’s Jonathan Sexton is tackled by Munster’s Rory Scannell at the Aviva Stadium earlier this month. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Time was when nothing whetted the appetite quite like the return of what we knew and loved as the Heineken Cup. In its stead, the European Champions(...)

Talismanic captain Peter O’Mahony returns to action for Munster after almost five months on the sidelines. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster v Zebre. Thomond Park, 5pm. Clashing with the All-Ireland football final replay and without live TV coverage, Peter O’Mahony returns to acti(...)

Alex Wootton carries Conor Murray on his back during Munster squad training at University of Limerick. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster v Cardiff Blues, Musgrave Park, TG4, BBC Wales, Friday, 7.25pm The influence of new head coach Rassie Erasmus has had an immediate impact, (...)

A man places a bet at a William Hill  shop in London. The majority of votes on the Leave side were placed by small-time punters, who averaged £70 each. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Nearly £150 million (€184 million) was wagered on the outcome of the Brexit referendum – making it the biggest-ever punt on a non-sporting event in th(...)

Craig Gilroy (left) and Tommy Bowe come in to the Ulster side for their Pro12 game against Zebre in Parma. Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/Inpho.

Zebre v Ulster, Stadio Lanfranchi, Parma, Satuirday, 4pm Irish time (BBC 1) Ulster, like so many teams on this taut run-in for a home semi-final pl(...)

Leinster’s Eoin Reddan and Munster’s Andrew Conway in aerial battle during the sides’ last Pro12 league meeting in December, which Leinster won. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

They’ve had bigger games. They’ve had bigger crowds. But Leinster and Munster have rarely encountered each other in such acute need for league points.(...)

Ulster’s Nick Williams in action against Connacht. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Maybe it’s the relative lack of Irish interest, but the final weekend of what is now the European Champions Cup somehow used to seem more fun. Mathe(...)

Jack McGrath has been favoured in the Leinster frontrow to Cian Healy, who will be on the bench. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As dead rubbers go, this is not actually a dud. For starters, technically speaking Leinster’s hopes of advancing to the knockout stages for the 11th t(...)

Toulon’s Mathieu Bastareaud and Guilhem Guirado tackle Rob Kearney of Leinster in last year’s European Rugby Champions Cup semi-final. Toulon are second favourites to win their fourth Cup in a row. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

For better or for worse, the European Champions Cup is upon us again. The hangover in European rugby still lingers after the World Cup amid general ru(...)

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