Welsh regions

Welsh regions head into European window with high hopes

With domestic duties dealt with, for the time being, all the focus now is on the two key European competitions. The Welsh regions leave...

Heineken Champions Cup: Five things to watch out for in 2018/19

The Heineken Champions Cup is back, with the best European clubs competing against each other. Almost all the biggest stars in the northern hemisphere...
James Lowe

Leinster complete Double Derby delight

An encapsulating game in the Aviva Stadium saw Leinster Rugby follow up on their 20-3 win over Connacht last weekend, beating Munster by 8...
Welsh Rugby Union 2018 financial review

Welsh Rugby Union 2018 financial review

The end of another financial year means the release of the latest WRU annual report. It can be a complicated set of figures, data...
Squad Rotation

Pro14 controversy: is squad rotation bad for the league?

Three rounds into the 2018-19 Pro14 season and already there's another controversy over squad rotation. In at least two games, fans and pundits have bemoaned...
Munster Rugby ease past Ospreys with seven tries in Cork

Munster Rugby ease past Ospreys with seven tries in Cork

Seven tries, a first-half bonus point, an impressive pack performance, and some welcome returnees. All in all, a very decent outing for Munster Rugby,...
Guinness Pro14 Round 2

Pro14 Round 2: What we have learned up to now

We are now at the end of Guinness Pro14 Round 2. That's more than enough to come to some conclusions – right? At any rate, we...
Conor Murray

Concern for Munster as Conor Murray ruled out

With news circulating over the past 24 hours that Munster have signed scrum-half cover in the form of former All Black Alby Mathewson, a...
Dan McFarland links up with Ulster

Dan McFarland links up with Ulster

With the announcement on Sunday that the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) and the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) had reached a mutual agreement, Dan...
Leinster win again

Can Leinster win again in 2018/19?

2018 was a pretty good year to be a Leinster fan. First, their players provided the backbone of the Grand Slam-winning Irish squad. Then...