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O’Sullivan And Reid Lead Leinster ‘A’ Back-Line

There are six personnel and five positional changes to the Leinster ‘A’ team for Saturday’s Celtic Cup round 3 match against their Scarlets counterparts at Parc y Scarlets (kick-off 2.30pm).

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Southern Kings v Glasgow Warriors (Sat)

Scotland centre Huw Jones makes his first start of the season as Glasgow Warriors complete their South African double-header.

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Eight Academy Players To Start For Ulster ‘A’ Team

Ulster ‘A’ will travel to Cardiff Arms Park to take on Cardiff Blues ‘A’ in round 3 of the Celtic Cup on Saturday (kick-off 2.30pm), and coaches Kieran Campbell and Willie Anderson have named another youthful matchday squad.   

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Pro14: Leinster v Edinburgh (Sat)

Team news and preview ahead of Leinster’s Pro14 game against Edinburgh at the RDS on Saturday.

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Leinster Make Seven Changes For Edinburgh Game

The Leinster team has been selected by head coach Leo Cullen ahead of Saturday night’s GUINNESS PRO14 clash with Edinburgh at the RDS (kick-off 7.35pm).

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Premiership: Saracens v Gloucester

Team news as Saracens host Gloucester in Sunday’s Premiership fixture at Allianz Park (15:00 BST).

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Premiership: Bristol v Harlequins

Team news as Bristol host Harlequins in Saturday’s Premiership fixture at Ashton Gate (15:00 BST).

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Copeland Steps Up For Connacht Debut Against Scarlets

Robin Copeland will make his Connacht debut in Saturday’s GUINNESS PRO14 encounter with the Scarlets at the Sportsground (kick-off 5.15pm). The number 8’s inclusion is one of six changes to the side that lost 17-10 to Edinburgh.

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Rosser replaces injured Amos for Dragons

Dragons will give a first start of the season to Arwel Robson and Jared Rosser when Zebre visit Rodney Parade.

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Connacht Eagles Chase First Celtic Cup Win In Athlone

Connacht Eagles head coach Mossy Lawler has confirmed the team to play the Ospreys Development side in their Celtic Cup round 3 clash at Dubarry Park tonight (kick-off 7pm).

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Pro14: Connacht v Scarlets (Sat)

Team news as Scarlets travel to Irish province Connacht in the Pro14 on Saturday at The Sportsground (17:15 BST).

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Ospreys recall big hitters for Benetton

Ospreys recall their top players for Benetton’s visit to the Welsh region after making 12 changes for their defeat to Munster.

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Women’s Sevens Squad Named For Hokkaido Invitational

The Ireland Women’s Sevens squad travelled to Japan earlier this week and will take part in the uncapped Hokkaido Governor’s Cup this weekend.

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Squad Announced For Women’s ‘Emerging Talent’ Day

The IRFU’s High Performance Unit, under the direction of Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs, are hosting a Women’s Emerging Talent Day at the National Sports Campus in Abbotstown on Saturday.

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NRL preliminary final: Storm sink Sharks – as it happened

Melbourne 22-6 CronullaBilly Slater faces anxious wait after potential suspension 1.01pm BST Cometh the hour, cometh the men.Without Graham and Gallen, shorn of Dugan and then Feki, you had the residual feeling that it would take something very special…

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Venues Confirmed For Ireland U-20 And Women’s Home Six Nations Matches

Six Nations rugby is coming to Cork this season as the Ireland Under-20s will play their home U-20 Six Nations games at Irish Independent Park.

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