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From The Score Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar to return within six weeks from MCL injury Gone Til November

Ulster’s Ruan Pienaar to return within six weeks from MCL injury

The Springboks’ medical team released their update after the scrum-half underwent scans yesterday.

From The Score Connacht injuries mount with Heenan out for up to 5 months and Sean Henry for even longer Dwindling Resources
From The Score Leinster coach looking forward to Galway return 19 years after Wallaby visit Happy Hunting Ground

Leinster coach looking forward to Galway return 19 years after Wallaby visit

Marco Caputo won at the Sportsground with the Wallabies and is now planning Leinster’s assault this Friday.

Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Score Leinster preparing to bring Strauss back ‘banging bodies’ in time to face Munster Hamstrung

Leinster preparing to bring Strauss back ‘banging bodies’ in time to face Munster

The hooker appeared to be still doing non-contact training today, but that’s all about to change.

From The Score Eoin Reddan so impressed by Connacht he says Leinster may be underdogs in Galway Honest Assessment

Eoin Reddan so impressed by Connacht he says Leinster may be underdogs in Galway

The ex-Connacht scrum-half is preparing himself for battle in the season’s first inter-pro this Friday.

From The Score Here’s the IRFU’s nutritionist explaining why you should always make time for breakfast Eat2compete

Here’s the IRFU’s nutritionist explaining why you should always make time for breakfast

Listen carefully, this will make you a better athlete.

From The Score WATCH: Rory McIlroy practices with 55 successful putts in a row Practice Makes Perfect

WATCH: Rory McIlroy practices with 55 successful putts in a row

So, he’s almost the perfect player now.

Saturday 13 September, 2014

From The Score Happy Gilmore, Dodgeball and Jeremy Kyle: It’s Comments of the Week Below The Belt

Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Score Madigan starts at centre as Heaslip begins term as Leinster captain Starting XV

Madigan starts at centre as Heaslip begins term as Leinster captain

Jimmy Gopperth is retained at number 10 while Devin Toner and Rob Kearney return to action.

From The Score Ulster to make head coach announcement within weeks as Kiss nears end of interim role – report Suftum

Ulster to make head coach announcement within weeks as Kiss nears end of interim role – report

Joe Schmidt’s assistant will be fully focused on the November Tests.

From The Score They’ve erected a Jim The Redeemer ‘statue’ up in Donegal Cult Figure

They’ve erected a Jim The Redeemer ‘statue’ up in Donegal

The good people of Laghey deserve a medal for this.

From The Score Connacht’s late bloomer Heffernan won’t be pushed aside Interview

Connacht’s late bloomer Heffernan won’t be pushed aside

Connacht’s hooker is building himself into a recognised front-line player as Pat Lam’s side reach for the top.

Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Score We’ll Leave It There So: Pistorius verdict and the rest of today’s sport Thursday

We’ll Leave It There So: Pistorius verdict and the rest of today’s sport

Plus, Robbie Keane tumbled during a goal celebration – though not in the way you’re thinking.

From The Score Connacht welcome back Henshaw and Marmion to take on Edinburgh Lucky 13

Connacht welcome back Henshaw and Marmion to take on Edinburgh

The star duo make up two of the three changes to Pat Lam’s side.

From The Score Munster and Ulster both make eight changes ahead of Italian jobs Wholesale

Munster and Ulster both make eight changes ahead of Italian jobs

Ulster host Zebre tomorrow while Munster hit the road to Treviso.

From The Score Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow, here’s what you need to know Explainer

Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets go on sale tomorrow, here’s what you need to know

Answering Ireland’s call is one thing, but will you accept the charges?

Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From The Score Stuart Olding returns stronger in both body and mind after ACL layoff Comeback Kid

Stuart Olding returns stronger in both body and mind after ACL layoff

The Ulster tyro talked us through the little details that helped keep him sharp before attacking this season with Ulster.

From The Score 127 kilo Devin Toner fighting fit for another big season Toned Up

127 kilo Devin Toner fighting fit for another big season

Ominously, the second row says he’s breaking new ground on the scales and in the gym.

Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From The Score We’ll leave it there so: Schumacher out of hospital, everyone loves Hawkeye and all today’s sport Tuesday

We’ll leave it there so: Schumacher out of hospital, everyone loves Hawkeye and all today’s sport

Plus, we’ve got news of serious injuries in Ulster and Connacht as Manchester United get ready to announce record revenues.

From The Score Henshaw set to return for Connacht, but Heenan suffers shoulder injury Good News And Bad News

Henshaw set to return for Connacht, but Heenan suffers shoulder injury

Pat Lam has a growing list of options behind the scrum.

From The Score ‘You can’t vent your frustrations in a physical manner any more’ Coach Cullen

‘You can’t vent your frustrations in a physical manner any more’

Leinster’s forwards coach talks about his step away from playing, the pack’s injury concerns and the man coming to fill his shoes.

From The Score Ibra stared down an opponent in Zlatan-tastic fashion tonight Dare To Zlatan

Monday 8 September, 2014

From The Score Danny Welbeck has his shooting boots on, scores twice as England roll over Swiss On The Basel
From The Score Switzerland turned the hose on ITV’s punditry team and it was TV gold Doused

Switzerland turned the hose on ITV’s punditry team and it was TV gold

Some day they’ll learn that a pundit’s place is in the studio.

From The Score ‘Munster know what needs to improve and it’s not about talent’ — Zebo Intensity

‘Munster know what needs to improve and it’s not about talent’ — Zebo

The winger says the squad will be aiming to bring a much greater physical presence to their game next time out.

From The Score ‘We were lucky to come away from Glasgow with one point’ — Fergus McFadden Singing The Blues

‘We were lucky to come away from Glasgow with one point’ — Fergus McFadden

Meanwhile, the province are hopeful that Noel Reid’s ankle injury is not as serious as first feared.

From The Score Sky Sports throw everything they have at Pro12 coverage, and hit the mark Opinion

Sky Sports throw everything they have at Pro12 coverage, and hit the mark

They had good source material, but the broadcaster nailed their first outing in the four-nation league.

From The Score Carty’s cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 action West Is Best

Carty’s cross-field kick for Connacht and the rest of the weekend’s Pro12 action

The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.

Sunday 7 September, 2014

From The Score This stunning strike cancelled out Aiden McGeady’s opener against Georgia COYBIG

This stunning strike cancelled out Aiden McGeady’s opener against Georgia

Tornike Okriashvili will be dining out on this one for a while.

From The Score Here’s the Hawkeye call that decided the All-Ireland hurling final Late Drama

Here’s the Hawkeye call that decided the All-Ireland hurling final

Tipperary could not have come closer to beating Kilkenny today.

From The Score TJ Reid scored an absolute scorcher in the All-Ireland hurling final Hurling

TJ Reid scored an absolute scorcher in the All-Ireland hurling final

Here’s that stunning strike and more of the big incidents from today’s big game.

From The Score As it happened: Kilkenny v Limerick: All-Ireland MHC final Liveblog

As it happened: Kilkenny v Limerick: All-Ireland MHC final

We went minute-by-minute as Limerick aimed to deliver on their billing as favourites against the historical superpower.

From The Score Snapshot: Great day for a hurling final at Croke Park Final Touches

Snapshot: Great day for a hurling final at Croke Park

You may as well leave the coat at home.

From The Score 5 things we learned from the opening weekend of Pro12 rugby Provincial

5 things we learned from the opening weekend of Pro12 rugby

Just one win between the four provinces, but a whole lot to talk about.

Saturday 6 September, 2014

From The Score ‘Every day you know you’re going to be in pain’ — Jennings happy to see the back of pre-season Straight Talking

‘Every day you know you’re going to be in pain’ — Jennings happy to see the back of pre-season

We asked the flanker about the difficulties of training hard as you get older and got a predictable response.

From The Score Making pancakes, cutting carrots and some sport too: It’s comments of the week Below The Belt

Making pancakes, cutting carrots and some sport too: It’s comments of the week

From indecisive Ireland managers to spear tackle fantasies about certain sports presenters. It’s been another eventful week.

From The Score These Tipperary fans are a long, long way from home Great Wall Of Tipp

These Tipperary fans are a long, long way from home

This man’s backing Tipp from school, Siberia and the Great Wall.

Friday 5 September, 2014

From The Score This Jack Cuthbert try handed Munster defeat at home to Edinburgh Opening Night Jitters

This Jack Cuthbert try handed Munster defeat at home to Edinburgh

Two tries from CJ Stander gave the province hope, but it was not to be.

From The Score ‘I’d like my son to see me play for Leinster’ — Jonathan Sexton Home Comfort

‘I’d like my son to see me play for Leinster’ — Jonathan Sexton

The Ireland out-half spoke about his decision to leave France and also about his jaw injury this evening.

Thursday 4 September, 2014

From The Score Ulster in turmoil? Couldn’t be further from the truth, says Robbie Diack Suftum

Ulster in turmoil? Couldn’t be further from the truth, says Robbie Diack

The Ulster back row talks us through his international debut and how his provincial squad are faring ahead of the new campaign.

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