Rabo Direct Pro12

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Magners League becomes the RaboDirect PRO12

It was announced today that RaboDirect, the online banking arm of Rabobank, will become the new sponsor of Rugby’s premier professional club competition in Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. From…

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Munster win the Magners League

All that was good in the 2010/11 Magners League was on show for the Grand Final at a packed Thomond Park in  Limerick on Saturday. The team that finished top…

Leinster team to play in final

Leinster team to play in final

The Leinster team to face Munster in Saturday’s Magners League Grand Final at Thomond Park (KO: 5.05pm) has been named. There are three changes in all to the starting XV…

Munster nearly unchanged against Leinster in final

Munster nearly unchanged against Leinster in final

David Wallace will win his 200thcap as Munster name an unchanged starting XV for tomorrow’s Magners Grand Final clash with European champions Leinster at Thomond Park Stadium (5.05). The match…

Sean Cox at Sale

Cox and Leck sign up to Bradley’s battle plan

New Edinburgh head coach Michael Bradley today strengthened his squad ahead of season 2011/12 by finalising deals to bring Sean Cox and Chris Leck to the capital. Cox, a lock…

Gruff Rees embarks on Italian sojourn

Gruff Rees embarks on Italian sojourn

Wales Under 18 head coach and WRU Performance Skills Coach (Ospreys region) Gruff Rees has agreed to join Italian Super Club Aironi Rugby on a one-year secondment from the Welsh…

Magners League Grand Final preview

Magners League Grand Final preview

Munster earned the right to host the Magners League Grand Final at their home venue after finishing as the top team in the regular season and then beating the Ospreys…

Scott Wight joins the Warriors

Scott Wight joins the Warriors

Glasgow Warriors are delighted to confirm the signing of one of the most consistently impressive performers in the domestic game as Melrose stand-off Scott Wight today joins the club on…