Defence Guru Jacques Nienaber set to replace Erasmus - report

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Following the Springboks World Cup-winning campaign, Rassie Erasmus is set to step down as the head coach of the national side and continue in his role as director of rugby.     Ahead of the...

Scarlets bounce back with victory over Cheetahs

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scarlets bounced back from their thrashing at the hands of Edinburgh to beat Cheetahs 17-13 in the Pro14 on Saturday.   Tries from Steff Evans and Kieran Hardy, allied to seven points from...

Pro 14 Round 5 Preview

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It has been a great start to this year’s Pro 14 and while it has been slightly hindered by the Rugby World Cup happening in Japan, many of the big sides have now welcomed back their star players.     Round...

Haley Leads The Way In Four-Try Munster Win

7 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Munster returned to winning ways at Irish Independent Park with a convincing 28-12 bonus point triumph over the Ospreys in the GUINNESS PRO14. Following a heavy defeat to the Toyota Cheetahs in Bloemfontein...

Pro14 team news: Jack O'Sullivan and Jed Holloway handed first Munster starts

7 months ago by Breaking : Rugby

Those newcomers are among five changes by Johann van Graan to the side which lost their last Pro14 game 40-16 to the Cheetahs.

Munster Academy’s O’Sullivan To Make PRO14 Debut

7 months ago by Irish Rugby News

The Munster team to face the Ospreys at Irish Independent Park on Friday night (kick-off 7.35pm) has been named by head coach Johann van Graan. There are five changes to the side beaten 40-16 by the Toyota...

GUINNESS PRO14: Round 4 Preview

7 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Round 4 of the GUINNESS PRO14 returns in style this weekend after a much-storied previous round where the undefeated Championship sides were whittled down to three. Two of them also have a full rack of...

In-Form Cheetahs Dish Out First Defeat To Munster

7 months ago by Irish Rugby News

Munster fell to their first defeat of the GUINNESS PRO14 season in Bloemfontein as a very strong Toyota Cheetahs outfit maintained their winning run. Tyler Bleyendaal kicked three penalties for the province...

Rampant Cheetahs & Leinster cruise to huge Pro14 wins

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs and Leinster continued their flying starts to the Pro14 seasons with emphatic victories on Friday.   They both remain unbeaten in Conference A, the Cheetahs putting Munster to...

Van Graan: Not good enough by our standards

7 months ago by Breaking : Rugby

Johann van Graan’s Munster endured a first defeat of the season as Cheetahs doled out another heavy beating in this battle of the conference leaders in Bloemfontein.