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# the-business-end - Monday 18 November, 2019

JVG 'most pleased by how players reacted with two minutes to go'
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JVG 'most pleased by how players reacted with two minutes to go'

Nov 18th 2019, 2:00 AM 5,293 Views 6 Comments

Munster conceded an inconsequential late try, but forced their way to a crucial 84th-minute bonus point.

# the-business-end - Saturday 13 April, 2019

'We’re waiting to kick into gear': Leinster up the ante ahead of Toulouse
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'We’re waiting to kick into gear': Leinster up the ante ahead of Toulouse

Apr 13th 2019, 7:15 AM 5,781 Views 14 Comments

Leo Cullen wants his side to lay down a marker against Glasgow Warriors today ahead of their Champions Cup semi-final.

# the-business-end - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Connacht continue to grow under Friend as they fight on two fronts
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Connacht continue to grow under Friend as they fight on two fronts

Mar 28th 2019, 6:15 AM 5,883 Views 4 Comments

“We’ve got to keep both dreams alive and keep pushing for both.”

# the-business-end - Monday 25 March, 2019

Briggs on target as Bohs lead the way into women's AIL semi-finals
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Briggs on target as Bohs lead the way into women's AIL semi-finals

Mar 25th 2019, 9:22 AM 3,445 Views 0 Comments

The defending champs secured top spot again with a win over Galwegians, while Old Belvedere defeated Blackrock to seal home advantage in the knockout round.

# the-business-end - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'It would mean a huge amount to win silverware': Semi-final date sharpens Munster minds
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'It would mean a huge amount to win silverware': Semi-final date sharpens Munster minds

May 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 8,107 Views 12 Comments

Peter O’Mahony and Johann van Graan know it will take improvements across the board to beat Leinster.

# the-business-end - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Van Graan not feeling the pressure as Munster gear up for season-defining week
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Van Graan not feeling the pressure as Munster gear up for season-defining week

May 1st 2018, 6:30 AM 5,111 Views 4 Comments

The southern province host red-hot Edinburgh in the Pro14 quarter-finals.

# the-business-end - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Limerick and Galway advance to last four as camogie league semi-final pairings confirmed
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Limerick and Galway advance to last four as camogie league semi-final pairings confirmed

Feb 25th 2018, 6:32 PM 4,258 Views 0 Comments

There are two mouth-watering ties in store.

# the-business-end - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Ireland ride their luck but one-dimensional rugby will only get them so far in this World Cup
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Ireland ride their luck but one-dimensional rugby will only get them so far in this World Cup

Aug 13th 2017, 9:02 PM 4,735 Views 6 Comments

A victory inspired by heart and passion and you can never question those qualities in this Irish team; but they need to bring so much more if their hopes of going all the way are genuine.

# the-business-end - Saturday 6 May, 2017

The final four! We now know who will play who in the Pro12 play-offs
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The final four! We now know who will play who in the Pro12 play-offs

May 6th 2017, 8:46 PM 13,319 Views 11 Comments

The semi-finals take place on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 May.

# the-business-end - Saturday 15 April, 2017

More than Champions Cup warm-ups: There's a hell of a lot to play for in the Pro12 From The42

More than Champions Cup warm-ups: There's a hell of a lot to play for in the Pro12

Apr 15th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,740 Views 6 Comments

Today’s inter-pros aren’t going to be the most heated clashes ever, but they will have a big bearing on the season.

# the-business-end - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Can PSG's Spanish boss upset Barca? What to look out for in the Champions League last-16
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Can PSG's Spanish boss upset Barca? What to look out for in the Champions League last-16

Feb 14th 2017, 11:03 AM 3,276 Views 1 Comment

The knockout stages are here and Borussia Dortmund play in Portugal tonight, while Arsenal take on Bayern Munich and Real Madrid host Napoli tomorrow.

# the-business-end - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Here's what your province needs from the last two Pro12 fixtures
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Here's what your province needs from the last two Pro12 fixtures

Apr 28th 2016, 9:45 PM 28,744 Views 28 Comments

We dusted off the abacus and wrote off Italians at will to see who’s likely to finish the Pro12 campaign in the best position.

# the-business-end - Monday 14 March, 2016

'It's like going back to pre-season' - Cullen wary of disrupting rhythm after Six Nations
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'It's like going back to pre-season' - Cullen wary of disrupting rhythm after Six Nations

Mar 14th 2016, 2:57 PM 4,694 Views 11 Comments

After a week off, Leinster are settling back into preparation for a crucial set of fixtures in their season.

# the-business-end - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'The coaches and players have put their heads down, bums up and really worked hard'
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'The coaches and players have put their heads down, bums up and really worked hard'

Feb 23rd 2016, 1:37 PM 5,971 Views 6 Comments

Hard work is paying off for Leinster as they head into the final stretch with silverware on their mind.

# the-business-end - Monday 4 January, 2016

This unreal back-handed interception couldn't stop the Vikings beating Green Bay
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This unreal back-handed interception couldn't stop the Vikings beating Green Bay

Jan 4th 2016, 10:44 AM 4,839 Views 4 Comments

Here’s what the NFL post-season is going to look like after week 17 came to a close.

# the-business-end - Saturday 2 May, 2015

It's a crucial weekend in the relegation scrap and here's 5 Premier League talking points
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It's a crucial weekend in the relegation scrap and here's 5 Premier League talking points

May 2nd 2015, 9:25 AM 6,307 Views 2 Comments

Can Leicester put the ostrich antics behind them and edge closer to safety?

# the-business-end - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Power ranking the 9 best Heineken Cup semi finals
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Power ranking the 9 best Heineken Cup semi finals

Apr 15th 2015, 4:04 PM 9,233 Views 13 Comments

Time for the Champions Cup to add to the list.

# the-business-end - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Botha return the one big positive for Munster after Ulster debacle
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Botha return the one big positive for Munster after Ulster debacle

May 13th 2014, 2:27 PM 4,287 Views 7 Comments

The South African prop has not played since the loss to Toulon, but should bolster the front row for Friday’s semi-final against Glasgow.

# the-business-end - Thursday 3 April, 2014

'I could play them today': Heaslip raring to go up against Toulon
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'I could play them today': Heaslip raring to go up against Toulon

Apr 3rd 2014, 9:19 PM 14,877 Views 20 Comments

The number eight can’t get enough of the business end of the season.

# the-business-end - Friday 10 May, 2013

9 reasons the Pro12 semi-finals are essential viewing this weekend
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9 reasons the Pro12 semi-finals are essential viewing this weekend

May 10th 2013, 3:08 PM 1,879 Views 3 Comments

There’s nothing quite like the intensity of knock-out rugby.

# the-business-end - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Here’s how Spurs turned it around against Manchester City
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Here’s how Spurs turned it around against Manchester City

Apr 21st 2013, 3:25 PM 2,477 Views 0 Comments

Clint Dempsey and Jermaine Defoe have given Tottenham new hope of making the top four.