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We’ve Ranked Every PRO14 Jersey Ahead Of The New Season

Dublin , Ireland - 23 August 2017; PRO14 players, from left, CJ Velleman of Southern Kings, Tommaso Castello of Zebre, Ryan Wilson of Glasgow Warriors, Iain Henderson of Ulster, Tiernan O'Halloran of Connacht, Niell Jordaan of Toyota Cheetahs, Ken Owens of Scarlets, Isa Nacewa of Leinster, CJ Stander of Munster, Mark Bennett of Edinburgh, Gethin Jenkins of Cardiff Blues, Dan Lydiate of Ospreys, Cory Hill of Dragons and Dean Budd of Benetton, at the Guinness PRO14 season launch at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. (Photo By Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The PRO14, with new teams and unfamiliar structures, finally gets underway this weekend with three intriguing games on Friday evening. The league was officially launched last week in the Aviva Stadium and it gave us our first chance to see all the new jerseys together. And that got us thinking, who has the best one? So, after a lot of …

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The 2017/18 Pro14 “New Signings XV”

ROTORUA, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 17: Leigh Halfpenny of the Lions lines up a penalty during the match between the New Zealand Maori and the British & Irish Lions at Rotorua International Stadium on June 17, 2017 in Rotorua, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Including transfers between each other, the Pro14 sides have made 74 signings this summer. But which 15 players arriving from other leagues make it to our Pro14 New Signings XV? The start of the 2017/18 season sees two new teams joining the Pro14. The Southern Kings and the Cheetahs may have been shown the door by Super Rugby, but they …

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Bristol To Make Charles Piutau The Highest Paid Player In The World

Charles Piutau of Ulster during the Guinness PRO12 rugby match between Munster Rugby and Ulster Rugby at Thomond Park in Limerick, Ireland on April 15, 2017 (Photo by Andrew Surma/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Details have emerged regarding the salary that Charles Piutau will earn at Bristol in the 2018/19 season. It was confirmed on Thursday that the former All Black would be heading to the Championship next year, leaving Ulster after two seasons to join up with former Connacht coach Pat Lam. According to the Telegraph, meanwhile, Piutau will be paid £1m per …

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Cathal McCarron Lays Out Tyrone’s Goal For The Rest Of The Year

Tyrone

Tyrone beat Down yesterday to successfully defend an Ulster title for the first time since 2010, and now look to push on in the All-Ireland series. Having fallen to Mayo after their provincial triumph 12 months ago, Mickey Harte’s side will be eager to push on and bring their Ulster form to Croke Park. However, they are certainly taking stock …

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Dick Clerkin Pinpoints What Is Separating Monaghan And The Country’s Top Teams

Dick Clerkin Monaghan

In the week leading up to last Saturday night’s Ulster semi-final between Monaghan and Down, hype was already starting to build for a Tyrone vs Monaghan decider. Following last year’s 19-point hammering in the same fixture, nobody was giving Down a chance. Malachy O’Rourke’s side put down a promising League campaign, backed up by victories over Fermanagh and Cavan. Surely …

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