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# pro14 - Friday 29 January, 2021

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year
# Welcome Back
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# Welcome Back

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year

Jan 29th 2021, 12:31 PM 16,350 Views 19 Comments

Max O’Reilly handed just his second senior start in trip to Parc y Scarlets.

# pro14 - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Munster issue positive update on Joey Carbery
# Progress
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# Progress

Munster issue positive update on Joey Carbery

Jan 26th 2021, 5:03 PM 17,224 Views 28 Comments

However, front rows James Cronin and Rhys Marshall both sustained knee injuries against Leinster and will miss this weekend’s clash with Benetton.

# pro14 - Monday 25 January, 2021

Fixtures confirmed for conclusion of Pro14
# Mark The Dates
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# Mark The Dates

Fixtures confirmed for conclusion of Pro14

Jan 25th 2021, 5:49 PM 24,749 Views 18 Comments

29 games will take place in the final four rounds between 19 February and 22 March.

# pro14 - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys

Jan 24th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,834 Views 2 Comments

With a dearth of fixtures about, there is a sense of delight among players just to have a game.

# pro14 - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again
# Grudge Game
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# Grudge Game

Larmour's late try proves decisive as Leinster beat Munster yet again

Jan 23rd 2021, 9:45 PM 47,016 Views 198 Comments

Leinster win 13-10 at Thomond Park. Johnny Sexton was taken off in the second half.

Aki and Papali’i return to Connacht bench for Ospreys clash
# Team-Sheet
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# Team-Sheet

Aki and Papali’i return to Connacht bench for Ospreys clash

Jan 23rd 2021, 3:26 PM 5,686 Views 5 Comments

Aki wears the 22 shirt with no Jack Carty in the squad.

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'
# Memory Lane
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# Memory Lane

'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:00 AM 43,945 Views 19 Comments

Having first played with his native Munster, Liam Toland went on to captain Leinster.

# pro14 - Monday 18 January, 2021

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season

Jan 18th 2021, 1:10 PM 8,804 Views 13 Comments

The experienced 33-year-old recently left Italian club Benetton.

# pro14 - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January
# Derby
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# Derby

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January

Jan 12th 2021, 2:04 PM 7,130 Views 23 Comments

The inter-pro clash has been rescheduled for two weekends’ time.

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton
# Departure
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# Departure

Former Ireland out-half Ian Keatley leaves Pro14 club Benetton

Jan 12th 2021, 12:04 PM 15,706 Views 21 Comments

The 33-year-old playmaker is unlikely to be without a contract for long.

# pro14 - Monday 11 January, 2021

Premiership opts for two-week break as Top 14 quickly rearranges games
# Schedule
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# Schedule

Premiership opts for two-week break as Top 14 quickly rearranges games

Jan 11th 2021, 7:11 PM 7,026 Views 4 Comments

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been suspended.

# pro14 - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht
# Battle
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# Battle

Beirne shines as Van Graan's Munster cling on for gritty win away to Connacht

Jan 9th 2021, 9:36 PM 35,803 Views 83 Comments

Chris Farrell’s first-half try was crucial while JJ Hanrahan kicked 11 points off the tee.

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three
# Wide Men
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# Wide Men

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three

Jan 9th 2021, 9:30 AM 7,014 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, 20-year-old Ethan McIlroy continues to show his promise for Ulster.

# pro14 - Friday 8 January, 2021

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot
# Ambition
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# Ambition

'It's in our hands now' - Leinster's win could be key in race for Pro14 final spot

Jan 8th 2021, 10:32 PM 10,306 Views 19 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side landed an important victory in the battle for top spot in Conference A.

# pro14 - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Sexton starts with Ross Byrne at 13 as Ulster make six changes for crucial Pro14 clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Sexton starts with Ross Byrne at 13 as Ulster make six changes for crucial Pro14 clash

Jan 7th 2021, 12:29 PM 19,071 Views 43 Comments

A host of big names return for tomorrow’s game at the RDS, though Jacob Stockdale misses out with injury.

James Ryan treating Ulster clash as an early 'cup final'
# Make Or Break
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# Make Or Break

James Ryan treating Ulster clash as an early 'cup final'

Jan 7th 2021, 6:00 AM 3,134 Views 2 Comments

The second row admits it’s ‘surreal’ but the games importance is writ large for the reigning champions.

# pro14 - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'
# Showdown
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# Showdown

Leinster poising to bounce back against 'the best team in the Pro14'

Jan 5th 2021, 6:31 AM 8,093 Views 11 Comments

Leinster are in the unfamiliar position of looking up at Ulster in the standings ahead of Friday’s showdown.

# pro14 - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Connacht win thriller to secure first away win over Leinster in 19 years
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Connacht win thriller to secure first away win over Leinster in 19 years

Jan 2nd 2021, 9:35 PM 50,823 Views 72 Comments

Johnny Sexton went off injured midway through the first half as Andy Friend’s side pulled off a famous victory.

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Pro14 From The42
Live Jan 2nd 2021, 6:40 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Connacht, Pro14

20-year-old Leinster pair set for debuts as Connacht look for upset at the RDS
# Derby
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# Derby

20-year-old Leinster pair set for debuts as Connacht look for upset at the RDS

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:30 AM 13,243 Views 3 Comments

The westerners have lost three in a row leading into this inter-pro clash at the RDS.

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?
# Back In Action
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# Back In Action

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 9,060 Views 12 Comments

The northern province have made 11 changes for the meeting at Kingspan Stadium.

# pro14 - Friday 1 January, 2021

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience
# Team News
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# Team News

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience

Jan 1st 2021, 12:18 PM 14,297 Views 33 Comments

Johann van Graan makes 14 changes to the Munster starting XV, while Dan McFarland makes 10 for Ulster.

# pro14 - Sunday 27 December, 2020

'Marcell is a great player and we would have loved him to stay for another year'
# Early Exit
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# Early Exit

'Marcell is a great player and we would have loved him to stay for another year'

Dec 27th 2020, 10:32 PM 7,657 Views 2 Comments

Dan McFarland reflected on the imminent exit of Marcell Coetzee after his side beat Connacht in the Pro14.

Madigan leads the way as Ulster beat Connacht to extend Pro14 winning run
# A Steady Red Hand
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# A Steady Red Hand

Madigan leads the way as Ulster beat Connacht to extend Pro14 winning run

Dec 27th 2020, 9:34 PM 28,606 Views 35 Comments

The out-half kicked 22 points as Dan McFarland’s side won 32-19 at the Sportsgrounds.

As it happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro14 From The42
Live Dec 27th 2020, 6:58 PM

As it happened: Connacht v Ulster, Pro14

# pro14 - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Munster's clash with Leinster in Thomond Park postponed
# Derby
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# Derby

Munster's clash with Leinster in Thomond Park postponed

Updated Dec 24th 2020, 11:20 AM 55,614 Views 53 Comments

The game was due to take place in Limerick on 26 December.

# pro14 - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Big-name South African franchises set to join expanded Pro16 in April
# New Additions
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# New Additions

Big-name South African franchises set to join expanded Pro16 in April

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:29 AM 17,921 Views 12 Comments

The Bulls, Stormers, Sharks, and Lions will bring some world-class players with them.

# pro14 - Friday 4 December, 2020

How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'
# Identity
From The42
# Identity

How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'

Dec 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 5,241 Views 6 Comments

Andy Friend’s men are aiming for a better balance in their attacking game.

# pro14 - Monday 30 November, 2020

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre
# Rout
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# Rout

Waterford man Thomas Ahern among the tries as Munster hammer Zebre

Nov 30th 2020, 11:15 PM 11,011 Views 9 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men were far too good for the Italians at Thomond Park.

Exciting Munster talent on show as they bid for seventh win of Pro14 campaign
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Exciting Munster talent on show as they bid for seventh win of Pro14 campaign

Nov 30th 2020, 7:14 AM 10,360 Views 6 Comments

An experimental Zebre are in Thomond Park this evening.

# pro14 - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Ulster speedster Sexton in line for debut in Edinburgh
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Ulster speedster Sexton in line for debut in Edinburgh

Nov 29th 2020, 1:04 PM 9,801 Views 18 Comments

John Cooney and Ian Madigan fill the half-back roles in Murrayfield.

# pro14 - Friday 27 November, 2020

'We're all delighted. He's had a rough road over the last two years'
# Comeback
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# Comeback

'We're all delighted. He's had a rough road over the last two years'

Nov 27th 2020, 6:45 AM 12,474 Views 6 Comments

Connacht man Sean O’Brien made his return last weekend after two years of injuries.

# pro14 - Monday 23 November, 2020

Coombes on the mark again as Munster battle to bonus point win in Glasgow
# Bonus Territory
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# Bonus Territory

Coombes on the mark again as Munster battle to bonus point win in Glasgow

Nov 23rd 2020, 10:27 PM 20,281 Views 63 Comments

The southern province’s impressive winning start to the new season goes on.

Scannell rates this Munster squad the best he has played in
# Depth Chart
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# Depth Chart

Scannell rates this Munster squad the best he has played in

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:50 AM 11,092 Views 4 Comments

Munster centre excited by talent coming through as the province heads to Glasgow tonight seeking a sixth straight win this season.

# pro14 - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Connacht, Tom Farrell intent on getting back into a rhythm against Zebre
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Connacht, Tom Farrell intent on getting back into a rhythm against Zebre

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:45 AM 5,805 Views 6 Comments

The centre suffered an untimely shoulder injury that sidelined him before sport’s shutdown in March. But he is fit and ready to fire on all cylinders.

# pro14 - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Ulster make six changes for Scarlets clash with O'Toole returning to squad
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Ulster make six changes for Scarlets clash with O'Toole returning to squad

Nov 21st 2020, 12:48 PM 5,770 Views 9 Comments

There are recalls for John Cooney and Sean Reidy as Ulster seek to maintain their unbeaten start.

# pro14 - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Connacht eye the positives from tight schedule and stretched squad
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Connacht eye the positives from tight schedule and stretched squad

Nov 19th 2020, 7:20 AM 5,740 Views 1 Comment

Forwards coach Jimmy Duffy bemoaned missed chances, but hailed the chances created in the home loss to Scarlets.

'It's a concern' - Leinster aim to avoid bad habits amidst streak of bonus-point wins
# Pro14
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# Pro14

'It's a concern' - Leinster aim to avoid bad habits amidst streak of bonus-point wins

Nov 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 8,306 Views 11 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side have opened the new season with six bonus-point wins from six games.

# pro14 - Monday 16 November, 2020

Coetzee claims four tries as Ulster devour Zebre
# Too Good
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# Too Good

Coetzee claims four tries as Ulster devour Zebre

Nov 16th 2020, 7:48 PM 10,895 Views 15 Comments

The Springbok had his hat-trick before half-time as Ulster maintained their winning streak.

Another Pro14 fixture postponed, but Munster v Leinster set for St Stephen's Day
# Winter-pros
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# Winter-pros

Another Pro14 fixture postponed, but Munster v Leinster set for St Stephen's Day

Nov 16th 2020, 3:48 PM 12,856 Views 1 Comment

Connacht’s postponed round 4 clash with Benetton has been slotted in for early December.