TheJournal.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more »
Dublin: 5 °C Monday 27 April, 2015

#Pro12

# pro12 - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Inconsistency the big issue Leinster need to address — Matt O’Connor Blue Order

Inconsistency the big issue Leinster need to address — Matt O’Connor

The Australian believes the performance against Toulon is evidence that Leinster can compete with the best.

# pro12 - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Connacht’s nightmare day and more talking points from a hectic Pro12 Saturday

Scarlets were the big winners in the chase for Champions Cup places.

From The42 Plenty of improvements required before Munster’s showdown with Ulster Centurion

Plenty of improvements required before Munster’s showdown with Ulster

Tommy O’Donnell is expecting a breakdown battle in Ravenhill.

From The42 Munster claim five points despite being in second gear against Treviso Coasting

Munster claim five points despite being in second gear against Treviso

Simon Zebo, CJ Stander and Tommy O’Donnell scored the crucial tries in the opening half.

From The42 Composure key to Ulster’s quick turnaround against Leinster — Rory Best Synergy

Composure key to Ulster’s quick turnaround against Leinster — Rory Best

The hooker praised the attitude and belief built between the province’s players and coaching staff.

From The42 ‘Credit to Ulster, they wore us down’ – Leinster coach O’Connor Knockout Rugby

‘Credit to Ulster, they wore us down’ – Leinster coach O’Connor

Ulster’s home fuelled motivation combined with Leinster fatigue made it a rough night for the champions.

# pro12 - Friday 24 April, 2015

From The42 Curtain closing on Leinster’s season and more talking points from Ravenhill Reaction

Curtain closing on Leinster’s season and more talking points from Ravenhill

Along with man of the match Iain Henderson, Paddy Jackson was critical to putting Ulster top of the table.

From The42 Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster Match Report

Henderson helps Ulster inflict painful defeat on Leinster

Ulster scored 26 unanswered points after trailing 10 -0 early on.

From The42 As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Leinster, Pro12

We were in Ravenhill to bring you through this crucial inter-pro minute-by-minute.

From The42 A tale of two provinces as Leinster attempt to save season away to Ulster Pro12

A tale of two provinces as Leinster attempt to save season away to Ulster

The hosts in Belfast have trophies on their mind, but they too need three wins to help them along the way.

SPONSORED

From The42 For the first time in 13 long months, Donnacha Ryan starts for Munster Playoff Push

For the first time in 13 long months, Donnacha Ryan starts for Munster

The second row replaces Paul O’Connell who missed training with a shoulder issue this week.

From The42 Jack Carty leads exciting Connacht backline with Henshaw and Aki paired again Team-sheets

Jack Carty leads exciting Connacht backline with Henshaw and Aki paired again

Pat Lam has made three changes to the side that lost to Ulster.

# pro12 - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From The42 Tommy Bowe: ‘We shouldn’t ever lose at Fortress Ravenhill’ Final Push

Tommy Bowe: ‘We shouldn’t ever lose at Fortress Ravenhill’

With the Pro12 final set for Belfast, Ulster are hoping to have four massive home games left in their season.

# pro12 - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From The42 No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed — Rob Kearney A Whole New World

No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed — Rob Kearney

The fullback says his side must keep evolving to challenge the threats from the Top 14.

From The42 Munster and Toulon in full agreement, calling mooted Paul O’Connell move ‘pure speculation’ Locked Down

Munster and Toulon in full agreement, calling mooted Paul O’Connell move ‘pure speculation’

The Top14 club issued a firm statement about Ireland’s captain this afternoon.

# pro12 - Monday 20 April, 2015

Connacht’s injury crisis isn’t getting any better, they’ve sent 3 players for surgery this week

Quinn Roux, Nathan White and Mick Kearney will go under the knife this week.

# pro12 - Sunday 12 April, 2015

From The42 Connacht vow to bring Pro12 race ‘to the wire’ despite inter-pro setback Stand Up Rise Up

Connacht vow to bring Pro12 race ‘to the wire’ despite inter-pro setback

“One thing I say about this group of guys: we might not be as experienced in certain areas, but they work hard and they don’t give in.”

# pro12 - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From The42 As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12 Liveblog

As it Happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro12

There was more than just inter-provincial pride at stake in Galway.

# pro12 - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From The42 ‘No magic formula, just an attitude shift’ behind Leinster’s big comeback Rollercoaster

‘No magic formula, just an attitude shift’ behind Leinster’s big comeback

Isaac Boss was left hoping Leinster won’t rue these two dropped points at the end of the season.

Munster? Leinster? Peter Stringer still on the hunt for a club to match his ambition

The Munster legend feels he has more to give to professional rugby after his contract with Bath expires.

# pro12 - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The42 ‘We’re running out of games’: Leo Cullen fronting up for business end of the season Final Countdown

‘We’re running out of games’: Leo Cullen fronting up for business end of the season

Friday marks Leinster’s penultimate fixture at the RDS this season, unless they can make a late push for the top two.

# pro12 - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The42 From ever-present to outsider — Dave Kearney working hard to get back in the picture with Ireland Winger's Prayer

From ever-present to outsider — Dave Kearney working hard to get back in the picture with Ireland

The Leinster man admits it has been a frustrating experience watching Ireland defend the Six Nations without him.

# pro12 - Friday 6 March, 2015

From The42 4 reasons to watch the Irish provinces in Pro12 action this weekend Vital Games

4 reasons to watch the Irish provinces in Pro12 action this weekend

Connacht’s Champions Cup charge, Leinster’s XV, Munster man returns and Ulster’s next prospect.

# pro12 - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From The42 Muliaina back as Connacht make just three changes on five-day turnaround Starting XV

Muliaina back as Connacht make just three changes on five-day turnaround

The Westerners are off to Cardiff for another crucial test of their top six credentials.

From The42 Blow for Ulster as Luke Marshall given five-week suspension, one for Wilson Discipline

Blow for Ulster as Luke Marshall given five-week suspension, one for Wilson

The centre will miss an away trip to Connacht, but will return in late April to face Leinster at home.

# pro12 - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 Connacht’s half-century and the rest of the Pro12 action you missed because the Six Nations was on Provincial

Connacht’s half-century and the rest of the Pro12 action you missed because the Six Nations was on

There’s only so much rugby you can fit into a weekend. So here’s some bonus Monday footage.

# pro12 - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The42 Hanrahan starts as Munster welcome Warriors, Connacht shuffle backs to take on Treviso Team-sheets

Hanrahan starts as Munster welcome Warriors, Connacht shuffle backs to take on Treviso

The Pro12 has some seriously important fixtures this weekend.

# pro12 - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The42 Ruddock returns for Leinster as Humphreys becomes Ulster centurion Team-sheets

Ruddock returns for Leinster as Humphreys becomes Ulster centurion

These two provinces are in action against Welsh opposition tomorrow.

# pro12 - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Connacht back into sixth spot as they edge out 14-man Dragons Pro12

Connacht back into sixth spot as they edge out 14-man Dragons

The Welsh side played most of the game with 14 men after Rynard Landman was shown a red card in the 14th minute.

# pro12 - Saturday 21 February, 2015

From The42 Munster stage comeback as Hanrahan scores last-gasp try to snatch draw Pro12

Munster stage comeback as Hanrahan scores last-gasp try to snatch draw

Anthony Foley’s side managed to claw back a 12-point deficit in the dying embers.

# pro12 - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From The42 Muldoon driven by prospect of sending ‘poor relation’ Connacht to the big time on merit Desire

Muldoon driven by prospect of sending ‘poor relation’ Connacht to the big time on merit

A win over Scarlets on Sunday would be another big step towards Champions Cup qualification for the Connacht captain.

# pro12 - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Exercise quality always above quantity for Leinster Rugby’s head of fitness

The top man in the province’s S&C department isn’t interested in weightlifting records or punishing workloads.

# pro12 - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 Ulster make light work of Treviso to move into second place with bonus-point win Pro12

Ulster make light work of Treviso to move into second place with bonus-point win

The hosts ran in six tries to leapfrog Leinster and Munster, for now.

# pro12 - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The42 Fancy a gawk around Leinster’s gym? Come with us… Day In The Life

Fancy a gawk around Leinster’s gym? Come with us…

Leinster’s head of fitness Daniel Tobin talks us through a regular day under the roof of their shiny new facility.

# pro12 - Friday 6 February, 2015

From The42 Connacht captain Muldoon primed for ‘season defining’ clash with Scarlets Big Block

Connacht captain Muldoon primed for ‘season defining’ clash with Scarlets

The Welsh side are hot on the tails of Connacht in sixth place, but a win could propel the Westerners closer to a playoff spot.

# pro12 - Monday 2 February, 2015

From The42 ‘People in Ireland love giving out’: O’Brien has his say on ‘unfair’ criticism of Leinster Load Of Sh**e

‘People in Ireland love giving out’: O’Brien has his say on ‘unfair’ criticism of Leinster

The flanker thinks it’s “a load of shite” that Matt O’Connor has been the target of so much flak.

# pro12 - Saturday 10 January, 2015

From The42 There were a few hairy moments on Leinster’s redirected flight to Bristol last night Turbulence This post contains videos

There were a few hairy moments on Leinster’s redirected flight to Bristol last night

After two failed landings as result of the bad weather, Ben Te’o and a number of players were left a little shaken.

# pro12 - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The42 Munster have ‘a point to prove’ away to Zebre — Zebo Pro12

Munster have ‘a point to prove’ away to Zebre — Zebo

The southern province have momentum to build before pitching up at Saracens.

# pro12 - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

From The42 Keith Earls and James Cronin back in Munster training, targeting return against Saracens Good News

Keith Earls and James Cronin back in Munster training, targeting return against Saracens

The wing and the prop took part in limited training today and might even be fit enough to face Zebre this weekend.

From The42 Douglas finding his feet amidst increased set-piece demands at Leinster Citizen Kane

Douglas finding his feet amidst increased set-piece demands at Leinster

The 25-year-old Australian lock says Leinster already ‘feels like home’.

1 2 3 4 5