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Rugby - Yesterday’s News

Railway Union hit 100 points on the way to victory in Women's All-Ireland League

There were also wins for Old Belvedere and UL Bohemians.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

Billy Vunipola's Six Nations in doubt after undergoing knee surgery

The England and Saracans number eight is expected to be out for the next four months.

Remembering Jimmy Magee, online trolls and the week's best sportswriting

Plus, we have Ronan O’Gara writing a tribute piece in memory of Ex-Munster and Leinster Rugby media official Pat Geraghty.

Rugby - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Here's what happened in the Ulster Bank League today

Reports from all of today’s Division 1A games, plus scores from Division 1B.

'Unlikely to feature next week': Nacewa to undergo calf scan after fourth long-haul flight

The Leinster captain sustained the injury in South Africa last night.

Blunt first half paves way for late suffering as Cardiff win in Galway

Darragh Leader’s try and brilliant conversion in the second half looked set to give Connacht a hard-fought win until Willis Halaholo popped up.

'It's torture and tests your love for the game': Rob Kearney on his injury hell

Rob Kearney had worked his way back to full fitness after two injury-ravaged seasons only to suffer another cruel setback in the first home game of the year.

Four from four, but Ulster and Kiss wary of making the same mistakes as last season

The northern province have made an excellent start to this season but nobody is getting carried away at Kingspan Stadium.

Munster's young players will learn a lot from heavy Glasgow defeat, insists Rassie

The Reds boss left a lot of his big names at home.

Munster bring in Irish second row from Saracens as injury cover

Mark Flanagan has joined the southern province on a three-month deal.

Leo Cullen bemoans Leinster discipline after big defeat to Cheetahs

The Irish province were well beaten last night.

Rugby - Friday 22 September, 2017

Ulster score eight tries on way to victory over Bernard Jackman's Dragons

Nick Timoney was man-of-the-match with two tries to his name.

Disastrous night for 14-man Munster as Warriors run riot in bonus-point win

The home side dominated from the off and put up a big win in Glasgow.

Leinster beaten in South Africa as Cullen's men stunned by the Cheetahs

Barry Daly’s hat-trick was in vain as the hosts recorded a famous win.

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Champs Con travel to in-form Terenure and all your UBL previews

Here’s what to expect in Division 1A and 1B of the UBL this weekend.

Henshaw relishes prospect of Ireland reunion with 'world class' Bundee Aki

The Leinster centre has described his former team-mate as a ‘world class’ player.

Former Australia U20 out-half will start for Connacht in crucial Cardiff clash

Andrew Deegan, Craig Ronaldson and Dave Heffernan have all been given a first start of the season by Kieran Keane.

Eddie Jones includes 18-year-old out-half in England training squad for November

Teenager Marcus Smith has been rewarded for some fine early season performances for Harlequins.

'When I told them I was picked my mum, dad and my sisters went crazy, they were really proud'

Ulster’s Jacob Stockdale reflects on a whirlwind 12 months.

All Blacks confirm Israel Dagg is out for the season with a knee injury

Israel Dagg will spend the rest of 2017 resting a knee injury after a stop-start year for the All Blacks and Crusaders.

New Connacht 10 eager for a taste of a packed Sportsground

Australian Andrew Deegan has found his feet already on Irish soil, as Connacht clash with Cardiff Blues tomorrow

Rugby - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism

‘My views on the Lions tour were honest and genuine and solely with the intention of building on what was a great tour,’ writes O’Brien.

Why is Sean O'Brien always mentioned as a good leader but not a possible captain?

“That’s a good question and I probably know the answer to it.”

'It's shameful': Toulon president Boudjellal unleashes fury at props after early struggles

‘it will not bother me if he goes somewhere else.’

Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

Judy Murray’s book on life with her son Andy and a biography on the late Muhammad Ali are among the contenders.

50 up for JVDF as Kiwi pair return for Leinster after South African visa issue

A foot injury will keep James Ryan out of action this week and also for the province’s return to the RDS.

Henderson back for impact role as Timoney earns first Ulster start

Les Kiss and Bernard Jackman have both made a raft of changes to winning teams.

O'Brien: 'We should have beaten the All Blacks 3-0. The coaches have a lot to answer for'

In a typically honest and straight talking interview, Sean O’Brien has strongly criticised the methods of Warren Gatland and his coaches during the summer’s Lions tour.

Scannell to make first start of the season for Munster's trip to Glasgow

Rassie Erasmus has made one change to his team for tomorrow night’s game against the Scottish outfit.

Organisers urge a more attractive playing style as Super Rugby returns to 15 teams

The schedule for the condensed competition was announced today.

Openside Butler excited at challenge facing him and Connacht

‘The emphasis is on guys taking ownership.’

Henshaw set to return against Edinburgh ahead of crunch month for Leinster

The centre hasn’t played since tearing his pectoral muscle on Lions duty back in June.

Holland heaps praise on 'Bakkies Botha type' Kleyn

Munster’s second row stalwart can feel the makings of an effective partnership with the South African.

Rugby - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Clubs reportedly table plan to cut 6 Nations by a week for England and France

The RFU is ‘considering’ a plan to take a rest week out of the Six Nations for English and French clubs.

O'Leary heads for the Championship after three seasons with Connacht

The Irish-born Canadian international out-half joined Connacht from Grenoble in 2014.

Freedom breeding confidence for Munster's Sweetnam

The wing is looking sharp again after making giant leaps forward last term.

Rugby - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Munster and Leinster Rugby lead tributes to the late Pat Geraghty RIP

Munster and Leinster Rugby lead tributes to the late Pat Geraghty

The former media manager for both provinces has passed away after a long battle with illness.

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