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After an impressive victory last week against the Bulls, Saturday’s defeat to the Dragons was another display of Connach’ts lack of consistency. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Connacht 22 Dragons 35 Making home runs count becomes more crucial for Connacht having been beaten by a physically superior Dragons team at the Galw(...)

Dragons’ Jonah Holmes celebrates scoring a try against Connacht. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Connacht 22 Dragons 35 Connacht, needing to make a home run count, were beaten by a physically superior Dragons team at the Galway Sportsground on S(...)

Adam Byrne impressed in his return to action for Leinster against Zebre at the RDS. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Getty Images

Leinster 43 Zebre 7 Leinster duly completed arguably the most predictable bonus point win of their season on a relatively low-key return for the firs(...)

Ulster’s Nathan Doak (right)  celebrates scoring a try with team-mates during the United Rugby Championship match at  Kingspan Stadium in  Belfast. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster 28 Benetton 8 Ulster made it 15 points from a possible 15 to start their United Rugby Championship campaign, seeing off the challenge of Benet(...)

Ben O’Donnell starts on the wing for Connacht against the Dragons at The Sportsground on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Matthew Burke, Paul Boyle and Ben O’Donnell have been drafted into the starting XV for Saturday’s URC meeting with the Dragons at The Sportsground (ki(...)

 Michael Ala’alatoa:  played 95 times in five years for the Crusaders, with three Super Rugby campaigns backed up by two Super Rugby Aotearoa crowns, so he brings an impressive CV to Leinster.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Michael Ala’alatoa always had big shoes to fill, literally and figuratively. His father Vili was a tight-head prop who played for what was then Weste(...)

Adre Smith has received an eight-week ban over an incident in last Saturday’s United Rugby Championship game against Munster at Thomond Park. Photograph:  Frikkie Kapp/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Stormers lock Adre Smith has been suspended for eight weeks after being found guilty of an act of foul play in his side’s United Rugby Championship d(...)

Ulster’s Nathan Doak scores his side’s fifth try despite the tackle of Fraser Brown of Glasgow Warriors during the United Rugby Championship at  Kingspan Stadium in  Belfast. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster v Benetton, Kingspan Stadium, Friday, 7.35pm – Live TG4 and Premier Sport 1 While anything other than a third straight win for Ulster looks a(...)

Munster’s Gavin Coombes is tackled by  Evan Roos of the Stormers during the United Rugby Championship match at  Thomond Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster possess the personnel to win silverware this season, the key is whether Johann van Graan and the coaching group can embolden the players tacti(...)

Former Munster backrow Denis Leamy has taken over as Leinster’s contact skills coach. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

By all accounts, such has been the impression made by Denis Leamy in Leinster since 2019 as an elite player development officer and also in the interv(...)

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