Rugby - Today’s News
The wounds from Sunday’s Champions Cup exit are still raw for Leinster and Johnny Sexton but there are also huge positives to take heading into the final weeks of the season.
Warren Gatland’s squad will be a poorer place if the Leinster centre doesn’t travel, says Shane Horgan.
Jerry Flannery, Felix Jones and Jacques Nienaber are all set to stay put.
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It was the end of the line for the Irish provinces over the weekend, as both Irish teams bowed out in the semi-finals.
The flanker was forced to watch Leinster’s Champions Cup semi-final defeat from his sofa.
The prop helped both club and country to considerable success over the last number of years.
The Ireland international’s season may be over.
Galway pair Eoin McKeon and Darragh Leader have signed new deals with the province.
The province also say that scrum-half Conor Murray remains a doubt ahead of the trip to Treviso.
The tighthead is a two-time winner of the Six Nations, Heineken Cup and Pro12.
The Leinster man will head to New Zealand with a strong chance of being the Test tighthead.
Rugby - Monday 24 April, 2017
The head coach says he is ‘genuinely excited’ about Leinster’s future given the age profile of his squad yesterday.
Itoje, Farrell and Lopez make up the shortlist.
Sean O’Brien is back running after his hamstring injury.
Sefa Naivalu was lucky to escape unhurt.
“Donncha is a phenomenon,” says Warriors director of rugby Gary Gold.
The 23-year-old will move to the Sportsground on a two-year deal.
Leo Cullen’s men were the first team to qualify for the last four.
The eastern province were the closer to reaching the Champions Cup final.
Johnny Sexton sees Leinster’s European season as one of progress.
‘We have to be harsh on ourselves today and say they were the better team and we’ve got to go again.’
Rugby - Sunday 23 April, 2017
“It’s not enough just to be a set-piece prop any more.”
Young Munster and Lansdowne fell at the semi-final stage today.
From Galway’s shock win in the Hurling league final, to the World Snooker Championship, there were some fascinating sports pictures taken this week.
Maeve D’arcy’s side was beaten just once all season.
Captain Isa Nacewa says Leinster always believed they could overhaul Clermont.
Leinster had a revival in the second half but came up short in the end.
'Is he going to make the tackle anyway?' Sexton and Leinster left to ponder massive TMO call in Lyon
Fergus McFadden cut through a gap that looked set to give Leinster a lead in Lyon.
Camille Lopez guided the Top 14 club home in a thrilling Champions Cup semi-final in Lyon.
We’re going minute-by-minute as Leo Cullen’s league leaders take on European rugby’s nearly men.
Clermont have undoubted quality but Leinster are an exciting attacking force.
There was a toll to be paid for Munster’s high-tempo kicking game.
There are two cracking Division 1A games down for decision this afternoon in Dublin.
Simon Zebo believes the best is yet to come from this Munster squad.
Rugby - Saturday 22 April, 2017
The Sarries director of rugby was impressed with Munster’s work rate.
Rassie Erasmus believes this defeat is part of Munster’s journey.
Defending champions end Munster’s European adventure in Dublin.