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From The42 Ciaran Frawley takes over 10 shirt for Leinster as Ross Byrne is withdrawn LATE CHANGE

Ciaran Frawley takes over 10 shirt for Leinster as Ross Byrne is withdrawn

The knock-on effect means Jimmy O’Brien will start at fullback in Edinburgh this evening.

From The42 Injury comebacks timely as Leinster face tricky task in Edinburgh Big Names

Injury comebacks timely as Leinster face tricky task in Edinburgh

The Scots have named a strong team including a superb back row trio.

From The42 Boost for Leinster as McGrath, Leavy and Tomane make injury returns Team News

Boost for Leinster as McGrath, Leavy and Tomane make injury returns

Nick McCarthy has also recovered to take a spot on the bench against Edinburgh.

From The42 Racing could get home venue semi-final as EPCR allay Brexit-related fears Stadium

Racing could get home venue semi-final as EPCR allay Brexit-related fears

Leinster or Ulster could have to face the French club in their Parisian home stadium.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland get Six Nations bid going with three-try win in Scotland Job Done

Schmidt's Ireland get Six Nations bid going with three-try win in Scotland

It wasn’t perfect from Rory Best and his team, but Ireland returned to winning ways.

From The42 Schmidt's Ireland bid to get Six Nations campaign up and running in Edinburgh Murrayfield Mission

Schmidt's Ireland bid to get Six Nations campaign up and running in Edinburgh

Rory Best and his team-mates are looking to bounce back from defeat to England.

From The42 Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run Blow

Toner to miss rest of Six Nations as O'Brien sits out Ireland's captain's run

Meanwhile, Munster boss Johann van Graan is with Ireland in Edinburgh.

From The42 Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland Changes

Henshaw set for centre return as O'Brien and Kearney come in for Ireland

Jack Conan is likely to get the nod at number eight, while Quinn Roux comes into the second row.

From TheJournal.ie Alex Salmond charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two counts of attempted rape Scotland

Alex Salmond charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and two counts of attempted rape

Salmond was the First Minister of Scotland from 2007 to 2014.

From The42 Van Graan wary of Edinburgh away from 'deafening' Thomond Park cauldron SUAF

Van Graan wary of Edinburgh away from 'deafening' Thomond Park cauldron

Munster’s head coach quickly turned his thoughts to how tight the last knockout clash between the sides was.

From The42 O'Mahony leads international contingent bolstering Munster for Edinburgh clash Pro14

O'Mahony leads international contingent bolstering Munster for Edinburgh clash

The southern province meet Richard Cockerill’s side in Cork tomorrow.

From The42 After trouncing Toulon, Edinburgh fall to four-try defeat against Zebre Forza Italia

After trouncing Toulon, Edinburgh fall to four-try defeat against Zebre

Scarlets came out the right side of a 10-try shoot-out in South Africa.

From The42 Edinburgh outclass troubled Toulon, while Wasps and Bath play out thrilling draw Round-Up

Edinburgh outclass troubled Toulon, while Wasps and Bath play out thrilling draw

Wasps, without Christian Wade, battled back to draw.

From TheJournal.ie Extremely rare bottle of scotch sold for world record €947k at auction Macallan

Extremely rare bottle of scotch sold for world record €947k at auction

The 60-year-old Macallan Valerio Adami 1926 was sold to a buyer from the Far East.

From The42 James Lowe returns on Leinster's left wing as Leavy included on the bench Team News

James Lowe returns on Leinster's left wing as Leavy included on the bench

The Ireland flanker is fit again after recovering from a shoulder procedure.

From The42 'It's great to have him back' - Leavy returns to full fitness for Leinster Openside

'It's great to have him back' - Leavy returns to full fitness for Leinster

Sean O’Brien and Ciarán Frawley are still unavailable for selection.

From The42 Aki returns to Connacht bench as Marmion gets first start of the season Bundee's Back

Aki returns to Connacht bench as Marmion gets first start of the season

Andy Friend has also brought Conán O’Donnell, Ultan Dillane and Niyi Adeolokun into his starting XV.

From The42 Marmion keen to progress as Cooney and McGrath push for Ireland spots 9

Marmion keen to progress as Cooney and McGrath push for Ireland spots

The 26-year-old Connacht scrum-half made his first appearance of the season against Zebre last weekend.

From The42 Aki return to bring more momentum as Connacht's depth grows Options

Aki return to bring more momentum as Connacht's depth grows

The back row will be difficult to pick if Connacht have everyone fit and firing.

From The42 'You have to bring your best or you're going to be embarrassed' Derby Day

'You have to bring your best or you're going to be embarrassed'

Munster will need to improve vastly in the next two weeks before the Pro14 semi-final against Leinster.

From The42 'We're not in the same league as these guys or the Leinsters but it's a starting point' Cockers

'We're not in the same league as these guys or the Leinsters but it's a starting point'

Edinburgh boss Richard Cockerill wants his team to learn from the narrow defeat to Munster in Limerick.

From The42 'We're going to miss him as a Munster man' - Simon Zebo shows his class Zeebs

'We're going to miss him as a Munster man' - Simon Zebo shows his class

The Munster fullback produced the most memorable moment of the 20-16 win over Edinburgh.

From The42 Munster set up Pro14 semi-final with Leinster after squeezing past Edinburgh Derby

Munster set up Pro14 semi-final with Leinster after squeezing past Edinburgh

The Irish provinces will meet at the RDS on Saturday 19 May.

From The42 Watch: Simon Zebo produces moment of magic in last Munster appearance at Thomond Park Skills This post contains videos

Watch: Simon Zebo produces moment of magic in last Munster appearance at Thomond Park

Zebo put on a nice exhibition of skill in front of the home fans.

From The42 As it happened: Munster v Edinburgh, Pro14 playoff Liveblog

As it happened: Munster v Edinburgh, Pro14 playoff

We went minute-by-minute as Simon Zebo waved farewell to Thomond Park.

From The42 Zebo at fullback for Thomond Park farewell against Edinburgh Pro14

Zebo at fullback for Thomond Park farewell against Edinburgh

Johann van Graan has handed the reins to JJ Hanrahan for the visit of an in-form Edinburgh side.

From The42 Conor Murray: Munster in 'good spirits' again, but sting of Racing defeat driving hunt for silverware Atonement

Conor Murray: Munster in 'good spirits' again, but sting of Racing defeat driving hunt for silverware

‘If we go another year without a trophy it just builds that pressure again.’

From The42 Taste of silverware intensifies trophy chase with Munster, says CJ Stander Hunger

Taste of silverware intensifies trophy chase with Munster, says CJ Stander

The Ireland number eight admitted the squad put themselves through a ‘tough’ and ‘honest’ review in an effort to hit their straps against Edinburgh this weekend.

From The42 'Painful review' in store for Leinster after biggest loss in over two years Blown Away

'Painful review' in store for Leinster after biggest loss in over two years

The Champions Cup favouries were hit for seven by Connacht as they suffered the worst loss since Stuart Lancaster came on board as senior coach.

From The42 Analysis: Ulster show signs of life as lineout attack shines in Edinburgh Suftum

Analysis: Ulster show signs of life as lineout attack shines in Edinburgh

Jono Gibbes’ men scored three first-half tries from lineout platforms against Edinburgh.

From The42 'If we are fighting for a chance going into the last game, then it is exciting at least' Bonus Territory

'If we are fighting for a chance going into the last game, then it is exciting at least'

Bonus-point win in Edinburgh gives Ulster renewed hope of playoff place.

From The42 Ireland U20 prop O'Toole starts alongside returning Rory Best in Edinburgh Pro14

Ireland U20 prop O'Toole starts alongside returning Rory Best in Edinburgh

Jono Gibbes has made a total of seven changes from the team who lost heavily in Cardiff.

From The42 Sean O'Brien to 8 as McKeon returns for Connacht's clash with in-form Edinburgh Pro14

Sean O'Brien to 8 as McKeon returns for Connacht's clash with in-form Edinburgh

Richard Cockerill’s men come to Galway looking to extend their five-match winning run in the Pro14.

From The42 'We’ve got a lot of bumps and bruises': Van Graan disappointed following Murrayfield loss Tough Night

'We’ve got a lot of bumps and bruises': Van Graan disappointed following Murrayfield loss

Munster succumbed to a six point defeat in Edinburgh on Friday night in the Pro14.

From The42 Munster suffer narrow Pro14 defeat in Edinburgh Low-scoring Game

Munster suffer narrow Pro14 defeat in Edinburgh

They went down 12-6 on a frustrating night.

Munster and Leinster's Pro14 games postponed amid weather alert

The entire Ulster Bank League schedule has been snowed under too.

From The42 'We put a hell of a lot of effort into that game - the sheer amount of defence we did cost us' Deflating

'We put a hell of a lot of effort into that game - the sheer amount of defence we did cost us'

Ulster fell to a late 17-16 Pro14 defeat to Edinburgh on Friday night at Kingspan Stadium.

From The42 Herring, Bowe and Deysel return as Gibbes' Ulster look to build on bright start Team-Sheet

Herring, Bowe and Deysel return as Gibbes' Ulster look to build on bright start

Alan O’Connor captains his adopted province from the second row.

From The42 Bennett strikes late to halt Leinster's winning streak Unlucky Bounce

Bennett strikes late to halt Leinster's winning streak

Barry Daly and Max Deegan were in good form as Leinster left Scotland defeated again, but with two points to show for their efforts.

An Irish pub in Edinburgh has unveiled a *huge* mural dedicated to Father Ted

The workmanship is definitely not shoddy.

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