Installation Of Munster’s New 3G Pitch In Cork Is Complete

The new modified 3G pitch surface at Munster’s Cork home, Irish Independent Park, has been laid by Tralee-based company PST Sport. The bedding-in process of the new surface is now underway with two pre-season games to be played at the venue in the Kea…

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Cullen Expecting ‘A Very Good Test’ In Pre-Season Opener

The Leinster team to face US Montauban in their first pre-season match has been named. An extended squad of 28 players will travel to France today ahead of Friday night’s friendly against the Pro D2 side at Stade Sapiac (kick-off 8.30pm local time/7.3…

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Joy Neville Appointed To Six-Round Women’s Sevens Series

A team of 25 match officials from 15 Unions, including Ireland’s Joy Neville, has been announced for this coming season’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as the countdown to the 2020 Olympic Games gathers pace.

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Reilly Joins Exciting Line-Up For Eir’s GUINNESS PRO14 Coverage

Former Ulster, Ireland and Lions star Tommy Bowe, who retired from professional rugby at the end of last season, will front eir Sport’s coverage of the 2018/19 GUINNESS PRO14.

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Leinster Reveal New Home And Alternate Jerseys

Leinster’s new adidas home and alternate jerseys for the 2018/19 season have been revealed today, ending months of supporter speculation about the new kit.

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Sexton Takes Over Leinster Captaincy For 2018/19 Season

Ahead of the start of the 2018/19 season, Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has confirmed that Jonathan Sexton will captain the province for the upcoming campaign, with fellow Ireland international Rhys Ruddock the vice-captain.

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Johnny Sexton: Fly-half named as Leinster captain

Leinster’s all-time leading points scorer Johnny Sexton will captain the European and Pro14 champions for the upcoming season.

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New Signing Speight Excited By Ulster Opportunity

Ulster have confirmed that Australian international back Henry Speight has agreed to join the province on a short-term contract.   

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Ulster Rugby: Australian Henry Speight joins province on a short-term deal

Ulster sign Australian back three player Henry Speight on a short-term contract until the end of 2018.

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Paul O’Connell: Stade Francais name former Ireland captain as forwards coach

Former Ireland captain Paul O’Connell is appointed as forwards coach by French Top 14 club Stade Francais.

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