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#Inter-pro

# inter-pro - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'We got away with it,' says Cullen as KK left biting his tongue after loss to Leinster From The42

'We got away with it,' says Cullen as KK left biting his tongue after loss to Leinster

Jan 2nd 2018, 6:56 AM 10,138 Views 41 Comments

Ultan Dillane bemoaned a lack of composure in Connacht’s ranks after they were unable to take a famous win in the RDS.

# inter-pro - Monday 1 January, 2018

A game of two halves! Four-try Ulster produce massive comeback to topple 14-man Munster
# 17 DOWN BUT NOT OUT
From The42
# 17 DOWN BUT NOT OUT

A game of two halves! Four-try Ulster produce massive comeback to topple 14-man Munster

Jan 1st 2018, 7:58 PM 29,414 Views 85 Comments

17-0 down at half-time, it was a huge result for Ulster in the Pro14 at Kingspan Stadium.

Leinster withstand late Connacht onslaught to sneak New Year's inter-pro honours
# Derby Day
From The42
# Derby Day

Leinster withstand late Connacht onslaught to sneak New Year's inter-pro honours

Jan 1st 2018, 5:20 PM 19,627 Views 85 Comments

Kieran Keane’s side mounted an almighty siege in search of a first win in Dublin since 2002.

Under-pressure Kiss needs big response from Ulster as much-changed Munster visit Belfast
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Under-pressure Kiss needs big response from Ulster as much-changed Munster visit Belfast

Jan 1st 2018, 8:30 AM 5,209 Views 9 Comments

Much more than provincial bragging rights on the line, as both Ulster and Munster look to bounce back from disappointing results last time out.

Resurgent Connacht out to end RDS hoodoo and halt the Leinster juggernaut
# East Versus West
From The42
# East Versus West

Resurgent Connacht out to end RDS hoodoo and halt the Leinster juggernaut

Jan 1st 2018, 7:00 AM 8,391 Views 37 Comments

The western province have not beaten Leinster in Dublin since 2002, but are on an upward curve under Kieran Keane.

# inter-pro - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Hanrahan determined to seize chance at 10 after slow start to Munster homecoming

Dec 31st 2017, 12:03 PM 8,190 Views 7 Comments

“Getting the chance against Ulster is a big opportunity.”

# inter-pro - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'As good a try as I've ever seen': Cullen praises 20-year-old Leinster starlet's moment of brilliance
# Blue Moon Rising
From The42
# Blue Moon Rising

'As good a try as I've ever seen': Cullen praises 20-year-old Leinster starlet's moment of brilliance

Dec 26th 2017, 9:25 PM 38,596 Views 42 Comments

The Leinster head coach was quietly pleased with a ‘unique’ bonus-point win at Thomond Park, but is already looking ahead to the next challenge.

Larmour's stunning score helps Leinster raid Thomond in inter-pro thriller
# Bragging Rights
From The42
# Bragging Rights

Larmour's stunning score helps Leinster raid Thomond in inter-pro thriller

Dec 26th 2017, 5:13 PM 31,538 Views 124 Comments

The visitors weathered a second-half Munster comeback to make it five straight wins.

# inter-pro - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Munster's new defence coach arrives in Ireland as province issue squad update
# Welcome Aboard
From The42
# Welcome Aboard

Munster's new defence coach arrives in Ireland as province issue squad update

Dec 21st 2017, 1:06 PM 9,910 Views 1 Comment

JP Ferreira will begin working with the squad tomorrow.

# inter-pro - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Cullen pleased to take inter-pro win despite 'flat' feeling to performance
# Leinster
From The42
# Leinster

Cullen pleased to take inter-pro win despite 'flat' feeling to performance

Oct 29th 2017, 12:24 AM 8,188 Views 16 Comments

The head coach also had praise for his ‘inspired substitution’ Jordan Larmour.

# inter-pro - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Damp squib from Ulster as Larmour sparks Leinster win
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Damp squib from Ulster as Larmour sparks Leinster win

Oct 28th 2017, 8:31 PM 29,048 Views 57 Comments

Without a line-out and a meaningful kicking game, Ulster were unable to build pressure on the eastern province.

# inter-pro - Friday 27 October, 2017

'It's nobody’s fault': Rassie sees no sign of bitterness from Zebo after Ireland omission
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

'It's nobody’s fault': Rassie sees no sign of bitterness from Zebo after Ireland omission

Oct 27th 2017, 10:52 PM 9,115 Views 23 Comments

‘I don’t think there are any hard feelings, I think Zeebs is pretty level-headed about it.’

Rory Best's first start of the season boosts Ulster but Henderson retains captaincy
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

Rory Best's first start of the season boosts Ulster but Henderson retains captaincy

Oct 27th 2017, 12:33 PM 4,705 Views 10 Comments

The hooker will make his 200th Ulster appearance tomorrow.

# inter-pro - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Keane relishing inter-pro on home soil after back-to-back wins boost the form book
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Keane relishing inter-pro on home soil after back-to-back wins boost the form book

Oct 26th 2017, 6:46 AM 3,282 Views 0 Comments

‘We have had some really good constructive dialogue around what we are trying to achieve.’

# inter-pro - Friday 6 October, 2017

Piutau and Stockdale put the gloss on scrappy inter-pro win for Ulster
# Suftum
From The42
# Suftum

Piutau and Stockdale put the gloss on scrappy inter-pro win for Ulster

Oct 6th 2017, 9:33 PM 8,744 Views 77 Comments

The 21-year-old Ireland international’s try finally tilted the contest Ulster’s way.

Carolan honing the tools for Connacht to smash 57-year wait for win in Ulster
# Commencing Hostilities
From The42
# Commencing Hostilities

Carolan honing the tools for Connacht to smash 57-year wait for win in Ulster

Oct 6th 2017, 12:20 AM 4,020 Views 17 Comments

The inter-pros are here.

# inter-pro - Thursday 5 October, 2017

McCloskey returns for Connacht clash as Ulster aim to bounce back from Zebre humbling
# Team-Sheet
From The42
# Team-Sheet

McCloskey returns for Connacht clash as Ulster aim to bounce back from Zebre humbling

Oct 5th 2017, 12:20 PM 5,176 Views 30 Comments

Chris Henry, Kieran Treadwell and Jacob Stockdale are also in harness for the season’s first inter-pro.

'They're all lovely lads, but we don't like them': JVDF primed for overdue cut at Munster
# Family Feud
From The42
# Family Feud

'They're all lovely lads, but we don't like them': JVDF primed for overdue cut at Munster

Oct 5th 2017, 7:19 AM 10,145 Views 24 Comments

He’s achieved a lot in his short career, so it’s about time Josh van der Flier started against Munster.

# inter-pro - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Tommy O'Donnell back in full training as Munster prepare for hit-out against Connacht
# Inter-pro Prep
From The42
# Inter-pro Prep

Tommy O'Donnell back in full training as Munster prepare for hit-out against Connacht

Aug 15th 2017, 11:03 AM 6,916 Views 6 Comments

JJ Hanrahan has stepped up his recovery from a shoulder injury and Peter O’Mahony has begun his pre-season prep.

# inter-pro - Saturday 15 April, 2017

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, Pro12
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Connacht v Leinster, Pro12

Apr 15th 2017, 6:32 PM 42,958 Views 83 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Leinster looked to re-take the summit of the Pro12 against a Connacht side celebrating John Muldoon’s 300th cap.

Munster move top of Pro12 as Ulster miss prime chance to boost play-off hopes
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

Munster move top of Pro12 as Ulster miss prime chance to boost play-off hopes

Apr 15th 2017, 4:56 PM 14,219 Views 38 Comments

Tries from Keith Earls, Dave O’Callaghan and Angus Lloyd powered the southern province to victory.

As it happened: Munster v Ulster, Pro12
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

As it happened: Munster v Ulster, Pro12

Apr 15th 2017, 2:00 PM 46,184 Views 22 Comments

Time is running out for Ulster to claim a place in the Pro12 semi-finals. We went minute-by-minute to see if they can match up to a Munster side with one eye on Saracens.

# inter-pro - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Belfast win a turning point in Munster season, says Kilcoyne as return inter-pro looms
# Sliding Doors
From The42
# Sliding Doors

Belfast win a turning point in Munster season, says Kilcoyne as return inter-pro looms

Apr 12th 2017, 6:17 AM 5,297 Views 1 Comment

‘There is no point is saying that Saracens is not at the forefront of our minds,” admits the prop.

# inter-pro - Monday 2 January, 2017

'We definitely lacked composure': Leinster look for rhythm in final rounds of Champions Cup pool
# Rhythm And Blues
From The42
# Rhythm And Blues

'We definitely lacked composure': Leinster look for rhythm in final rounds of Champions Cup pool

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:05 AM 4,929 Views 0 Comments

Leo Cullen will lose a chunk of his squad for the first half of this week.

# inter-pro - Saturday 31 December, 2016

O'Loughlin shines to beat Ulster, but Leinster leave bonus point behind
# NYE BLUE
From The42
# NYE BLUE

O'Loughlin shines to beat Ulster, but Leinster leave bonus point behind

Dec 31st 2016, 4:54 PM 10,526 Views 27 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men led 22 – 0 for much of the second half, but were unable to claim a fourth try.

# inter-pro - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Charlie Vernon inspires Ulster to reclaim inter-pro title against Connacht
# Provincial Pride
From The42
# Provincial Pride

Charlie Vernon inspires Ulster to reclaim inter-pro title against Connacht

Dec 17th 2016, 3:53 PM 3,738 Views 1 Comment

Ciaran Murtagh’s first-half exploits was not enough for Connacht.

# inter-pro - Friday 28 October, 2016

Scannell's dramatic drop goal seals superb win for Munster in Belfast
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

Scannell's dramatic drop goal seals superb win for Munster in Belfast

Oct 28th 2016, 9:09 PM 31,971 Views 56 Comments

Ulster had their own late chance to steal it with a drop-goal at Kingspan Stadium.

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Ulster v Munster, Guinness Pro12

Oct 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 35,971 Views 48 Comments

We went minute-by-minute for the first of this weekend’s inter-pros.

'He's gassing past us in training!' Healy backs fired-up Mike Ross to see more Ireland action
# Props To The Big Man
From The42
# Props To The Big Man

'He's gassing past us in training!' Healy backs fired-up Mike Ross to see more Ireland action

Oct 28th 2016, 1:45 PM 7,583 Views 16 Comments

“He was accepting, but pretty pissed off,” Cian Healy said of his long-term front row partner.

'We all have to try and pick up the slack together and try and fill the void that Axel has left'
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

'We all have to try and pick up the slack together and try and fill the void that Axel has left'

Oct 28th 2016, 7:31 AM 6,155 Views 4 Comments

Hooker Niall Scannell views tonight’s inter-pro clash with Ulster as a welcome distraction after a tough two weeks.

# inter-pro - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Taute vows to 'serve the jersey with the pride and passion it deserves' during short Munster stay
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Taute vows to 'serve the jersey with the pride and passion it deserves' during short Munster stay

Oct 27th 2016, 7:30 AM 9,840 Views 16 Comments

The Springbok was signed on a short-term deal to cover Francis Saili’s absence and has already made his presence felt.

# inter-pro - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief
# Mourning
From The42
# Mourning

'We are missing Axel at training, at meetings, in the office': Munster still beset with grief

Oct 26th 2016, 3:45 PM 7,130 Views 5 Comments

Director of rugby Erasmus is trying to prepare a side to face Ulster after the intensely emotional win over Glasgow Warriors.

# inter-pro - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster
# Starter For 10
From The42
# Starter For 10

'Johnny Sexton will be 100% fit to face the All Blacks' - Leinster coach Lancaster

Oct 25th 2016, 2:28 PM 5,163 Views 2 Comments

The out-half only played 40 minutes of Leinster’s loss to Montpellier and had taken a back seat on goal-kicking.

# inter-pro - Monday 10 October, 2016

Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster
# Red Mist
From The42
# Red Mist

Munster's James Cronin cited for stamping incident in loss to Leinster

Oct 10th 2016, 7:49 PM 10,197 Views 39 Comments

A disciplinary committee will convene on Wednesday to judge the incident involving the prop and Leinster scrum-half Jamison Gibson-Park.

# inter-pro - Friday 7 October, 2016

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Heffernan makes his mark as Connacht sizzle in win over Ulster

Oct 7th 2016, 10:54 PM 12,430 Views 6 Comments

That and more points to ponder after Pat Lam defeated Ulster for the first time.

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller
# Rare And Wonderful
From The42
# Rare And Wonderful

Connacht bridge 4-year wait to beat Ulster in inter-pro thriller

Oct 7th 2016, 9:33 PM 24,825 Views 58 Comments

Ulster went to Galway with five wins from five this season, but came well and truly unstuck.

Lessons from a winter of discontent pushed Connacht back on path to their peak
# A Dream Of Spring
From The42
# A Dream Of Spring

Lessons from a winter of discontent pushed Connacht back on path to their peak

Oct 7th 2016, 12:25 AM 5,265 Views 1 Comment

Pat Lam is plotting Ulster’s downfall tonight, but he says there’s no point in comparing Connacht’s form now with how they looked in May.

# inter-pro - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Peter O'Mahony willing to be patient to return to peak of his powers
# Calm Comeback
From The42
# Calm Comeback

Peter O'Mahony willing to be patient to return to peak of his powers

Oct 5th 2016, 6:56 PM 8,907 Views 7 Comments

‘Speaking to a lot of fellas about the ACL, it can take two years to feel normal again’.

# inter-pro - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

'You try and have the same intensity every week, but there's something special about these games'
# Inter-pro
From The42
# Inter-pro

'You try and have the same intensity every week, but there's something special about these games'

Oct 4th 2016, 11:59 AM 5,970 Views 5 Comments

The hard-fought win in Cardiff has strengthened Leinster’s confidence, but nothing compares to the prospect of taking on Munster.

# inter-pro - Monday 3 October, 2016

Stuart Lancaster leans on 6 Nations experience in preparation for first taste of Leinster v Munster
# Baptism
From The42
# Baptism

Stuart Lancaster leans on 6 Nations experience in preparation for first taste of Leinster v Munster

Oct 3rd 2016, 5:57 PM 7,166 Views 4 Comments

The ex-England boss believes fixtures like these are the closest thing to international rugby.