AFTER LEINSTER’S shock loss to Glasgow and Ulster’s shock win over Ospreys on Friday, the Irish sides also had their own tricks up their sleeve last night. Munster overcame tournament newcomers Aironi by 33-17 at Musgrave Park, while Connacht got their season – and a potential push for a Heineken Cup spot – off with a 40-17 win over the Dragons.
# rugby - Tuesday 7 September, 2010
O’Gara, O’Leary and O’Callaghan all return for trip to Murrayfield.
McLaughlin masters hyperbole ahead of Italian side’s first home match.
# rugby - Monday 6 September, 2010
Ex-Ireland boss is considering his future in the Valleys, could leave after World Cup 2011.
# rugby - Sunday 5 September, 2010
Bet you thought only the men’s game had big tackles. Here’s a hint: you’re wrong.
# rugby - Saturday 4 September, 2010
THE MAGNERS LEAGUE season got underway with what many will see as two shock results, both involving Irish sides. Last year’s finalists Leinster seemed to be home and dry before succumbing 22-19 away to the Glasgow Warriors, while Ulster kicked off their campaign in fine style defeating champions Ospreys 27-26 at Ravenhill.
# rugby - Friday 3 September, 2010
Westerners are paddy-last when it comes to naming squads.
# rugby - Thursday 2 September, 2010
Welcome returns for The Bull and Marcus ‘needs-a-nickname’ Horan.
# rugby - Wednesday 1 September, 2010
New signing also announced as Leinster look to address front row problems.
Quest for the glory of ninth place begins.
# rugby - Tuesday 31 August, 2010
Great Prop Shortage may be nearing an end.
# rugby - Monday 30 August, 2010
Girve the Swerve makes his comeback. Sort of.
Four pre-World Cup friendlies announced a year in advance.