joe schmidt leinster

Leinster threw away an 11-point half-time lead to lose 23-24 to Munster at Thomond Park on Saturday night. The visitors had looked the far more dangerous team in the first…

Paul O’Connell injured in Leinster clash

Munster and Ireland talisman Paul O’Connell was forced to leave the pitch early in the second half of the Magners League game against Leinster on Saturday night with an ankle…

Munster spirit wins derby day

Munster coach Tony McGahan praised his side’s attitude and spirit on Saturday night having watched them come back from an 11-point deficit at half-time to defeat Leinster 24-23 in the…

munster v leinster

Munster go into Saturday evening’s provincial derby clash as 4/7 favourites to beat in-form Leinster according to Ladbrokes.  The Thomond Park showdown will be a chance for redemption for the…

Leinster team v Munster – O’Driscoll back

Brian O’Driscoll, Sean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip all return to the Leinster team to face Munster in Saturday night’s Magners League clash in Thomond Park (KO: 7.30pm). Boyne’s Shane Horgan…

Blues team v Ospreys – Richie Rees back

Cardiff Blues scrum half Richie Rees returns to rugby action against Ospreys Having missed the entire Six Nations campaign, Richie Rees will make his first start since his 12 week…

Magners League kicks off on 3 September

The 2011/12 Magners League season will kick-off on the first weekend of September this year and will be played over six of the eight weeks set aside for the Rugby…