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Irish Players’ Player Of The Year Nominees Are Out And It’s Impossible To Pick A Winner

It’s certainly been a rollercoaster year for many Irish players. At international level, there has been some success with a win over the All Blacks in November followed by a disappointing Six Nations showing which yielded losses against Scotland and Wales.  On the club front, players involved with Munster and Leinster have thrived – reaching the last four of the …

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Watch: Top Five Tries Scored During The Month Of April

European Rugby Champions Cup Semi-Final, Stade de Gerland, Lyon 23/4/2017 ASM Clermont Auvergne vs Leinster LeinsterÕs Garry Ringrose runs in a try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

After 30 days of some scintillating rugby in both the southern and northern hemispheres, here’s a list of the top five tries for the month of April. Following on from Sky Sports New Zealand show Post-Match’s look back at the history of Super Rugby and the top five individual tries ever scored in the competition. I have decided to compile a video of the best …

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Leinster Coach Heavily Linked With A Move To France

Leinster are enjoying an incredibly good season. One which has seen them reach the semi-finals of the Champions Cup (and they will feel they should have reached the final) and a guaranteed home semi-final in the PRO 12.  Their season has been characterised by the emergence of a huge number of young players at the club who have impressively stepped up …

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Ruan Pienaar’s Farewell Message To Fans Is Incredibly Touching

Ruan Pienaar’s seven-season tenure with Ulster is about to come to an end. Ulster play their last game of the season against Leinster in the Kingspan on Saturday and it will be the last time the Springbok lines out in the white of the northern province.  Pienaar is a non-Irish Qualified (NIQ) player due to him being capped by South Africa …

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Watch: Six Stunning Pro12 Try Of The Season Nominations

Guinness PRO12, RDS, Dublin 31/12/2016 Leinster vs Ulster Leinster's Rory O’Loughlin scores his second try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

As the Pro12 regular season draws to a close, the nominations for Try of the Season have been released.  While there are two Welsh sides and one Scottish club included in the nominees, it is unsurprisingly the Irish provinces that dominate. Leinster and Munster made it to the semi-final stage of the Champions Cup this term while domestically the two …

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