Neil Doak’s side have to defeat the back-to-back champions to keep hope of qualification alive.
The Castres back row thrived even as a marked man when the sides last met.
Plus, things get a little crazy as Cumann na mBunscol hits Croke Park.
Can the southern province get back to winning ways against the Premiership side?
The replacement clashed with the Saracens number eight twice during their defeat in England.
A shocking revelation about a snooze button, developing Ireland’s defence and his attachment to that number 13 shirt.
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
The centre was treated for suspected in concussion in a gruelling Six Nations clash with France in 2013.
Brian O’Driscoll appealed to Wayne Barnes to restore calm in an infamously unruly World Cup warm-up.
Wednesday 22 October, 2014
The Fijian soldier is one of three uncapped players in England’s 33-man squad.
And when you can expect to see them back on a rugby field.
Tuesday 21 October, 2014
A back row of Diack, Ryan and O’Donnell? If you say so.
The Australian coach in waiting has proven his ability to shift culture at Leinster. Now to sort out his country.
While Joe Schmidt has had to reach down the depth chart in some areas, he was faced with difficult omissions in the back-line.
Scrum coach Marco Caputo says that Luke Fitzgerald will feature on the bench again this week.
Sunday 19 October, 2014
It makes for happy viewing for Munster and Connacht fans.
Saturday 18 October, 2014
It was a thrilling finish at the AJ Bell stadium.
Munster came from 16 points down to seal a typically dramatic win.
Wiehahn Herbst is one of many new faces as Ulster head for familiar territory in Europe.
The Westerners are refusing to take their foot off the pedal even during the break from the Pro12.
Despite a shaky start to the season, Munster are favourites on their opening European road trip.
Friday 17 October, 2014
Andrew Trimble has not recovered from his toe injury.
Of course there’s no place for this sort of thing in football (pass the popcorn).
Thursday 16 October, 2014
The wing stay the wing.
Wednesday 15 October, 2014
The 23-year-old was cited for an incident that left Glasgow’s Mark Bennett unconscious.
Can Neil Doak guide his province to greatness, or will it all end in heartbreak again?
Who put the ball in the German’s net?
The Ireland manager says he was happy to risk falling 2 – 0 down in search of what could prove a “vital” point.
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The don’t face each other until December, but those games look likely to decide Pool 2.
Tuesday 14 October, 2014
The Ireland boss also hailed the achievement of John O’Shea, who could win his 100th cap tonight.
‘This scrawny little kid with glasses…: The Brian O’Driscoll story is coming to TV screens this week
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It’s back to (the other) European competition for Pat Lam’s men.
Sean Cronin says the inter-pro defeat is a low from from which Leinster must rise above.
You know what day it is when…
The Ulster captain insists the loss of some big name players can have its benefits this season.
Monday 13 October, 2014
The sides meet this Saturday and the lock is aiming to avoid a repeat of the 2005 trip to Edgeley Park.
Leinster coach Leo Cullen today said the tighthead prop would miss 12 weeks through injury.
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The newly promoted coach can see tougher challenges than Glasgow ahead, so for now his pokerface is firmly in tact.
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“I just had to remember to relax and try to get my hands on the ball.”
Sunday 12 October, 2014
The winger admitted to feeling frustrated at being unable to find his way onto the scoresheet this season.
There haven’t been many changes after the kerfuffle of the ERC breakaway, but here’s how the new competition will play out.