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Chris Cusiter on life in Glasgow

CHRIS CUSITER will be to the fore of Glasgow’s bid to reach the RaboDirect Pro12 final when they play Leinster at the RDS on Saturday night. Scotland scrum-half Cusiter, who…

Blues make six changes to face Edinburgh

Blues make six changes to face Edinburgh

Cardiff Blues have made six changes, as they bid farewell to a number of great servants when they take on Edinburgh at the Cardiff City Stadium, Sunday 2.05pm kick off…

Eoin Reddan notches up his 60th cap for the club

Leinster name strong team to play Ulster

In all there are 13 Ireland qualified players in the starting Leinster XV including scrum-half Eoin Reddan – making his 60th Leinster appearance – who links up with Jonathan Sexton…

After a decade at the club, Blair's moving on to pastures new

Blair to leave Edinburgh

Edinburgh Rugby can confirm that scrum-half Mike Blair, in his tenth year with the club, will leave at the end of the season. A former pupil of Edinburgh Academy, Blair…

Dimitri Basilaia

Edinburgh sign Georgia international Dimitri Basilaia

Edinburgh Rugby today welcomed a significant boost to the club’s physical dimension with the signing of Georgia number 8 Dimitri Basilaia from Valence d’Agen. The announcement serves as the latest…

Munster fans

Munster v Leinster preview

THE TOP two in the RaboDirect Pro12 go head-to-head at Thomond Park tonight as Munster host their Irish rivals Leinster. It’s sure to be an enthralling match, but who’s going…

Edinburgh back to full strength ahead of Scarlets visit

Edinburgh back to full strength ahead of Scarlets visit

Edinburgh Rugby have welcomed the return of nine front-line Scotland internationalists for this Friday’s PRO12 clash with Scarlets at Murrayfield Stadium (kick-off 7.35pm). The players returned to training at the…

Lloyd Williams returns in club colours after a successful Six Nations campaign with Wales

Down returns for Blues against Scarlets

Cardiff Blues second row forward James Down has recovered from a fracture dislocation of his ankle to make his first start since Racing Metro in November. The Blues also welcome…

Brian returns to start after

O’Driscoll and Cullen return for Ospreys clash

Brian O’Driscoll will make his first appearance for Leinster after making significant progress in recent weeks following injury and he will partner fellow Ireland international Fergus McFadden at centre for…

World Cup winner Thorn will be at Leinster for three months

Thorn joins Leinster on short-team deal

Leinster Rugby is delighted to announce the arrival of New Zealand World Cup winning second row Brad Thorn on a three month contract. Mosgiel born Thorn, 37, arrived in Dublin…