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# Provincial

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Quiz: How's your memory of the provinces' Champions Cup quarter-finals?
This is the week when our attention usually turns from Test rugby to the business end of the European
Ulster issue ban to individual over abusive behaviour during win over Harlequins
CEO Jonny Petrie today tweeted that supporters had raised a complaint about the abuse.
Lyon v Leinster, European Rugby Champions Cup
Last year’s runners-up went to France to take on the Top14 leaders.
Stubborn Ospreys effort forces Munster to deliver late, late bonus point win
Jeremy Loughman scored and created a brilliant try on his first European start, but James Cronin’s late try could prove invaluable.
O'Brien brought into Leinster camp as they ramped up to take on Europe again
Hot favourites for the opener and the tournament, Leinster don’t just switch on for Europe by accident.
Ulster front up for Europe on traditional happy hunting ground
The northern province have won all four meetings with Bath in Europe, but continuing the trend will be a difficult task today.
Front row blow for Ulster as Milasinovich sidelined for 9 months
The Irish-qualified, South African born prop suffered a torn ACL in training with his new club.
McAllister feeling the heat of Connacht's pre-season, but excited for all to come after
Approaching his 30th birthday, the Ulster native is intent on making his experience count for his new club.
Champions Cup draw pits Munster against Saracens and Racing 92
Beaten finalists Leinster will go up against Lyon, Northampton and Benetton.
Irish provinces switch conferences for next two Pro14 seasons
This year’s finalists Glasgow Warriors and Leinster will be competing for top spot in Conference A.
'Winning becomes a habit': Friend feels growing confidence as Connacht go into new Pro14 season
Glasgow Warriors will be a tough opening fixture in Galway fro the new coach.
Munster pitted against Exeter, Leinster take on Wasps and Toulouse in next season's Champions Cup
Ulster will meet Simon Zebo’s Racing 92 and Scarlets while, in the Challenge Cup, Connacht have been pitted against Sale, Bordeaux and Perpignan.
A little luck could go a long way for Irish provinces as Champions Cup draw sets stall for the season ahead
To avoid another clash with Racing 92, Munster will hope the seedings fall their way ahead of this afternoon’s draw.
Munster flex their muscles in Bloem', Italians do the job in Dublin and all your Pro14 highlights
Meanwhile, Jacob Stockdale added to his extensive collection of intercepts and Connacht struggled to keep pace with Glasgow.
All the Pro14 highlights as Leinster and Munster scorch into the high 30s
Elsewhere, there was a terrific performance from Dan Biggar to give Ospreys another much needed win.
Your provincial mid-term report cards are right here
Here’s how your four favourite teams stand ahead of the Christmas inter-pros.
Ulster score eight tries on way to victory over Bernard Jackman's Dragons
Nick Timoney was man-of-the-match with two tries to his name.
Disastrous night for 14-man Munster as Warriors run riot in bonus-point win
The home side dominated from the off and put up a big win in Glasgow.
Leinster beaten in South Africa as Cullen's men stunned by the Cheetahs
Barry Daly’s hat-trick was in vain as the hosts recorded a famous win.
O'Loughlin shines to beat Ulster, but Leinster leave bonus point behind
Leo Cullen’s men led 22 – 0 for much of the second half, but were unable to claim a fourth try.
Munster's rout of Zebre and all the other Pro12 highlights you almost missed this weekend
That, plus a vital first win for Connacht and late drama for Ulster and Leinster.
Here's the kick-off times and TV details for your province's Champions Cup fixtures
Toulouse will be in Galway on the opening weekend.
Pro12 not enough for you? Here's who the provincial 'A' teams will meet in the B and I Cup this year
There’s a wealth of talent and entertainment to be seen below the senior level of Irish rugby.
'IRFU no longer has the capacity to absorb increasing costs of the professional game'
Rising player costs are eating in to increased broadcast revenues.
Horseplay at the beach was an important part of Munster training this week (after the heavy lifting)
Pre-season is hard.
O'Driscoll hopes to see Leinster culture boosted by Henry's short stay
O’Driscoll hopes to see Henry usher in tools which ensure “mediocrity won’t be acceptable.”
Rassie v ROG, nothing to fear for Connacht and more talking points after the Champions Cup draw
The draw was more favourable to Irish provinces than last season.
ROG's Racing to take on Munster in Champions Cup, Connacht and Toulouse meet again
Here’s what the cornerstones of your province’s season will look like.
Here's what your province needs from the last two Pro12 fixtures
We dusted off the abacus and wrote off Italians at will to see who’s likely to finish the Pro12 campaign in the best position.
Weight of history still threatens Connacht's best ever season
It’s a tough run-in for the league leaders and their inter-pro record is poor.
Ulster's brilliant late break, Connacht's epic night in Edinburgh and more Pro12 highlights
Connacht can sit back and admire the view from the top of the table for at least another 10 days.
Healy continues heroics for Connacht, Munster's mud wrestle and the rest of the weekend's Pro12 highlights
The Pro12 table is still happy reading for Connacht fans.
Simon Zebo has signed a new contract to keep him at Munster until 2018
The brilliant back had been linked with a move to join Conrad Smith and James Coughlan in France.
This Munster-heavy European rugby pool round 6 quiz is probably too hard for you
The five rounds that led us here were just appetisers, the sixth round of pool games are where the drama really unfolds.
Ringrose and Van der Flier drop out of Leinster XV, Fitzgerald and O'Brien start
The duo are part of six changes made by Leo Cullen.
Which Irish province has the biggest game in the weekend ahead?
There is a lot at stake in two competitions for our four provinces. Which one will you refuse to miss?
In case you had a heavy New Year's, here's how Munster and Leinster recorded inter-pro victories this weekend
Fair warning: tries were at a premium.
'You can't play victim the whole time': Foley heartened by Munster grind
The Munster head coach believed in his approach even in the midst of the five-game losing run.
Keatley 'refocused and recharged' thanks to winter break
Munster head coach called his out-half superb after pulling the strings of a hard-fought away win today.
Keatley keeps his cool to arrest Munster slide with win away to Ulster
The under-fire out-half ensured his team avoided a sixth straight loss.