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#Inter-pro

# inter-pro - Thursday 4 October, 2018

“I remember Paulie smacking me on the arse and saying: ‘best of luck kid, you’ll get the next one!' From The42

“I remember Paulie smacking me on the arse and saying: ‘best of luck kid, you’ll get the next one!'

Oct 4th 2018, 6:02 AM 21,322 Views 16 Comments

Rob Kearney looks back on painful memories of his early clashes with Munster.

Henshaw ready and waiting for Munster after missing out on Galway return
# Centre Of Attention
From The42
# Centre Of Attention

Henshaw ready and waiting for Munster after missing out on Galway return

Oct 4th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,932 Views 8 Comments

The Leinster centre has made his seasonal reappearance in this fixture over the last two years, but now feels in better shape than ever.

# inter-pro - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

AC joint to keep Thornbury out of Connacht action until 'at least November'
# Lock Out
From The42
# Lock Out

AC joint to keep Thornbury out of Connacht action until 'at least November'

Oct 3rd 2018, 7:15 AM 5,812 Views 32 Comments

With a South Africa trip in store for the Westerners, a December return has been mooted.

'That quick throw-in, some of the guys said; 'no, slow down!'': Mathewson an exciting addition for Munster
# Baller
From The42
# Baller

'That quick throw-in, some of the guys said; 'no, slow down!'': Mathewson an exciting addition for Munster

Oct 3rd 2018, 6:28 AM 12,916 Views 10 Comments

Johann van Graan was delighted with how his team adapted to the scrum-half’s off-the-cuff skill.

# inter-pro - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Stander content to occupy underdog role until it comes time to bite back
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Stander content to occupy underdog role until it comes time to bite back

Oct 2nd 2018, 6:15 AM 7,737 Views 50 Comments

‘To go up there just to play is not going to be acceptable. We play this game to win,’ says the Munster and Ireland back row.

# inter-pro - Monday 1 October, 2018

Carbery's long-range try, Ringrose dances through Connacht - the Pro14 highlights
# Weekend Rewind
From The42
# Weekend Rewind

Carbery's long-range try, Ringrose dances through Connacht - the Pro14 highlights

Oct 1st 2018, 3:37 PM 13,836 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on all the Pro14 inter-pro action here.

No fresh injury concerns for Munster ahead of Leinster clash, Bleyendaal in full training
# All Clear
From The42
# All Clear

No fresh injury concerns for Munster ahead of Leinster clash, Bleyendaal in full training

Oct 1st 2018, 1:18 PM 6,526 Views 4 Comments

Fullback Mike Haley will be monitored after pulling out of the Ulster rout with a tight hamstring.

'It didn't feel like we were a million miles away at all, but discipline cost us'
# Assess The Damage
From The42
# Assess The Damage

'It didn't feel like we were a million miles away at all, but discipline cost us'

Oct 1st 2018, 10:10 AM 6,221 Views 4 Comments

Connacht looked within for the causes of their loss to Leinster.

# inter-pro - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Rampant Munster run riot to inflict nine-try hammering on sorry Ulster
# Inter-pro Massacre
From The42
# Inter-pro Massacre

Rampant Munster run riot to inflict nine-try hammering on sorry Ulster

Sep 29th 2018, 9:29 PM 39,522 Views 75 Comments

Dan Goggin and Tommy O’Donnell scored two tries apiece as Johann van Graan’s side returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion.

'No issues at all': Van der Flier unscathed after horror stamp and 20 tackles
# Stonewall Red
From The42
# Stonewall Red

'No issues at all': Van der Flier unscathed after horror stamp and 20 tackles

Sep 29th 2018, 9:04 PM 18,293 Views 44 Comments

The Leinster flanker’s head was trampled on by Connacht prop Dominic Robertson-McCoy.

Leinster flex their muscles in enthralling battle with Connacht
# East Beats West
From The42
# East Beats West

Leinster flex their muscles in enthralling battle with Connacht

Sep 29th 2018, 7:17 PM 31,567 Views 59 Comments

Tries from Garry Ringrose and Sean Cronin took the reigning champions out of sight in Galway.

'It ups the ante': Henderson relishing showdown with Ireland team-mate Beirne
# Key Battle
From The42
# Key Battle

'It ups the ante': Henderson relishing showdown with Ireland team-mate Beirne

Sep 29th 2018, 8:15 AM 6,718 Views 13 Comments

After sitting out Ulster’s trip to South Africa, the second row is raring to go again at Thomond Park this evening.

'They rightly spanked us': Leinster vow to show attitude in defence to avert wild west shoot-out
# Derby Day
From The42
# Derby Day

'They rightly spanked us': Leinster vow to show attitude in defence to avert wild west shoot-out

Sep 29th 2018, 7:30 AM 7,835 Views 26 Comments

Connacht v Leinster feels a little spicier than usual.

Munster go in search of much-needed win, Ulster set eyes on rare Thomond raid
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Munster go in search of much-needed win, Ulster set eyes on rare Thomond raid

Sep 29th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,490 Views 5 Comments

It’s still early days, but Johann van Graan’s side need to show huge improvements in their inter-pro clash this evening.

# inter-pro - Friday 28 September, 2018

'I'm sure a lot of teams don't like us': Sexton ready for renewal of Connacht rivalry
# Needle
From The42
# Needle

'I'm sure a lot of teams don't like us': Sexton ready for renewal of Connacht rivalry

Sep 28th 2018, 6:14 PM 6,802 Views 30 Comments

The Leinster captain starts his third consecutive Pro14 game tomorrow evening.

Sean O'Brien back on Leinster bench as Heffernan captains Connacht
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Sean O'Brien back on Leinster bench as Heffernan captains Connacht

Sep 28th 2018, 12:24 PM 9,781 Views 59 Comments

Johnny Sexton leads a Leinster line-up selected with revenge in mind.

Friend intent on making Scarlets win the 'baseline' as Connacht prepare for Leinster backlash
# Red Letter Day
From The42
# Red Letter Day

Friend intent on making Scarlets win the 'baseline' as Connacht prepare for Leinster backlash

Sep 28th 2018, 6:40 AM 3,817 Views 20 Comments

While talk of ‘hatred’ emerges from Leinster, Connacht’s new coach says he wants to set new standards.

# inter-pro - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'Our challenge is to make it really uncomfortable for Leinster to come to the Sportsground'
# Inter-pro Rivalry
From The42
# Inter-pro Rivalry

'Our challenge is to make it really uncomfortable for Leinster to come to the Sportsground'

Sep 26th 2018, 8:04 PM 7,659 Views 18 Comments

Andy Friend says talk of John Muldoon’s conversion ‘is history’, and his side are focusing on grasping their next opportunity.

Connacht reject Healy's claim of disrespectful behaviour
# Much Ado About Nothing
From The42
# Much Ado About Nothing

Connacht reject Healy's claim of disrespectful behaviour

Sep 26th 2018, 8:00 AM 38,444 Views 64 Comments

The sides meet in Saturday’s Pro14 inter-pro at the Sportsground.

'We’re not getting too down on ourselves this early in the season'
# Looking Forward
From The42
# Looking Forward

'We’re not getting too down on ourselves this early in the season'

Sep 26th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,366 Views 10 Comments

Rory Scannell says Munster can’t look past Ulster this weekend as they look to steady the ship.

# inter-pro - Monday 24 September, 2018

Earls and Scannell return to Munster training ahead of Ulster's visit
# Fit Again
From The42
# Fit Again

Earls and Scannell return to Munster training ahead of Ulster's visit

Sep 24th 2018, 1:38 PM 5,329 Views 9 Comments

However, hooker Rhys Marshall has been sidelined with a calf injury.

# inter-pro - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'
# Pride
From The42
# Pride

'There's something special about the red jersey... Munster always meant a lot to me'

Sep 15th 2018, 7:15 AM 9,826 Views 0 Comments

Laura Guest has gone from captaining Munster to inter-pro success to leading them as head coach.

# inter-pro - Friday 14 September, 2018

Leinster trust in defence for clash with Munster and their 10/12 playmaking duo
# Decider
From The42
# Decider

Leinster trust in defence for clash with Munster and their 10/12 playmaking duo

Sep 14th 2018, 9:02 AM 3,740 Views 1 Comment

The Women’s Inter-provincial Series goes down to the wire in Donnybrook tomorrow night.

# inter-pro - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Leinster and Munster set up thrilling inter-pro decider in Donnybrook
# Finale
From The42
# Finale

Leinster and Munster set up thrilling inter-pro decider in Donnybrook

Sep 9th 2018, 10:21 PM 5,021 Views 1 Comment

Leinster have yet to concede a point in this year’s championship.

# inter-pro - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Connacht stun Leinster with late comeback at inaugural U18 festival
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Connacht stun Leinster with late comeback at inaugural U18 festival

Aug 18th 2018, 4:56 PM 13,971 Views 16 Comments

Munster joined the western province at the top of the table with a comfortable win over Ulster at UL.

# inter-pro - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Leinster's double dream is on, semi-final pain for Munster and more RDS talking points
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Leinster's double dream is on, semi-final pain for Munster and more RDS talking points

May 19th 2018, 5:45 PM 12,125 Views 26 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side booked their place in next weekend’s Pro14 final with a thrilling inter-pro win.

# inter-pro - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Munster's settled centre could hold the key in Pro14 semi
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Munster's settled centre could hold the key in Pro14 semi

May 17th 2018, 1:26 AM 12,503 Views 22 Comments

Fatigue may or may not be a factor for Leinster, but they will be without key personnel in their defensive setup.

# inter-pro - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Conan: European success will be 'tarnished' if Leinster don't complete historic double
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Conan: European success will be 'tarnished' if Leinster don't complete historic double

May 16th 2018, 10:41 AM 4,806 Views 4 Comments

The eastern province are straight back into it as they turn their attention to a Pro14 semi-final against Munster this weekend.

# inter-pro - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

O'Mahony unwilling to sit back hoping history repeats on post-final Leinster
# Mew Ground
From The42
# Mew Ground

O'Mahony unwilling to sit back hoping history repeats on post-final Leinster

May 15th 2018, 6:55 AM 9,161 Views 7 Comments

The Munster skipper is keen to measure up against the new champions when he makes his RDS bow.

# inter-pro - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Leinster bring RDS capacity closer to 19,000 with temporary seating for Munster clash
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Leinster bring RDS capacity closer to 19,000 with temporary seating for Munster clash

May 10th 2018, 12:12 PM 11,158 Views 59 Comments

The Champions Cup finalists haven’t broken the 18,000-mark at the RDS yet this season, but the Pro14 semi-final is expected to be packed out.

# inter-pro - Sunday 6 May, 2018

'You have to bring your best or you're going to be embarrassed'
# Derby Day
From The42
# Derby Day

'You have to bring your best or you're going to be embarrassed'

May 6th 2018, 8:30 AM 11,061 Views 16 Comments

Munster will need to improve vastly in the next two weeks before the Pro14 semi-final against Leinster.

# inter-pro - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Munster set up Pro14 semi-final with Leinster after squeezing past Edinburgh
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

Munster set up Pro14 semi-final with Leinster after squeezing past Edinburgh

May 5th 2018, 5:11 PM 25,990 Views 58 Comments

The Irish provinces will meet at the RDS on Saturday 19 May.

# inter-pro - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Seven-try Connacht rout Leinster on fitting farewell bash for John Muldoon
# Best In The West
From The42
# Best In The West

Seven-try Connacht rout Leinster on fitting farewell bash for John Muldoon

Apr 28th 2018, 5:15 PM 46,352 Views 140 Comments

The retiring captain even kicked a conversion in a record Connacht win over their rivals to the east.

Winning momentum key for Leinster as Cullen's charges bid for home semi-final
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Winning momentum key for Leinster as Cullen's charges bid for home semi-final

Apr 28th 2018, 8:30 AM 5,387 Views 30 Comments

As John Muldoon brings the curtain down on a remarkable career, the eastern province are focused on their job in hand.

Nothing on the line for Munster, but Ulster staging late bid to join them in Thomond Park playoff
# Endgame
From The42
# Endgame

Nothing on the line for Munster, but Ulster staging late bid to join them in Thomond Park playoff

Apr 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 6,019 Views 15 Comments

Jono Gibbes’ side have found form just as their season seemed to be fizzling out.

# inter-pro - Friday 27 April, 2018

Gibbes pleased to still have a sniff of Pro14 playoffs as he bids to complete miracle comeback in Munster
# From Way Back
From The42
# From Way Back

Gibbes pleased to still have a sniff of Pro14 playoffs as he bids to complete miracle comeback in Munster

Apr 27th 2018, 8:02 AM 5,484 Views 10 Comments

‘We had no margin of error and we managed to fight and scratch our way through and get ourselves in a position to put pressure on Edinburgh.’

Munster speedster Fitzgerald desperate to seize his chance against Ulster
# Time To Shine
From The42
# Time To Shine

Munster speedster Fitzgerald desperate to seize his chance against Ulster

Apr 27th 2018, 6:30 AM 9,875 Views 3 Comments

The winger is set to be involved in the Pro14 inter-pro tomorrow.

# inter-pro - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Van Graan pleased by Munster's ability to adapt and keep a lid on penalty count
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

Van Graan pleased by Munster's ability to adapt and keep a lid on penalty count

Jan 6th 2018, 11:19 PM 9,159 Views 19 Comments

“Any team knows in rugby that if you go over 10 penalties in a game you’re going to struggle,” said captain CJ Stander.

Murray double helps Munster end inter-pro woe in convincing 5-try win over Connacht
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Murray double helps Munster end inter-pro woe in convincing 5-try win over Connacht

Jan 6th 2018, 9:38 PM 29,658 Views 54 Comments

Returning from injury, Conor Oliver and Chris Farrell also impressed in the bonus-point win over Connacht.

# inter-pro - Friday 5 January, 2018

Scannell and Munster determined to deliver more than half measures in final winter inter-pro
# Preview
From The42
# Preview

Scannell and Munster determined to deliver more than half measures in final winter inter-pro

Jan 5th 2018, 5:30 AM 4,568 Views 0 Comments

After falling short in in both of their seasonal derbies, Munster are back on home turf demanding a win.