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Casey Laulala is congratulated by Simon Zebo, Felix Jones and Tommy O'Donnell 5/4/2014

Video: An epic, uplifting look at Munster’s journey to the Heineken Cup semi-final

If this doesn’t get Munster fans in the mood for Sunday then we don’t know what will.

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Casey Laulala is congratulated by Simon Zebo, Felix Jones and Tommy O'Donnell 5/4/2014

Video: An epic, uplifting look at Munster’s journey to the Heineken Cup semi-final

If this doesn’t get Munster fans in the mood for Sunday then we don’t know what will.

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Here are all the details on the just announced brand new European Club Rugby competition structure

Say hello to the snappily titled European Rugby Champions Cup and the European Rugby Challenge Cup.

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Gallery: All the best pics from our Rugby Roadshow trip to Limerick

Were you at our Rugby Roadshow in Limerick on Friday? Or do you wish you were? Well here’s all the pictures from our trip to Nancy Blake’s.

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Disaster for Munster as Peter O’Mahony ruled out for the remainder of the season

With a big end to the season ahead, this is the last thing that Munster Rugby fans wanted to hear.

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“There’s still silverware to be won!” Reaction to Leinster’s Heineken Cup exit to Toulon

Leinster are out of the Heineken Cup after suffering a 29-14 defeat to Toulon in France on Sunday.

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14-man Ulster left to reflect on what might have been as they lose to Saracens

The sending off of Jared Payne was pivotal as Ulster came up just short at Ravenhill.

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Twitter has its say on Jared Payne’s sending off for Ulster this evening

Payne was sent off for an industrial tackle on Saracens’ Alex Goode.

The Heineken Cup Trophy in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff where the Final is to be held 30/9/2013

Here’s all your Heineken Cup team news for Munster, Ulster and Leinster

The three provinces have all named their teams for the weekend’s big games.

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Video: Ulster Rugby release fantastic version of their anthem, then Saracens cover it horribly

If there wasn’t already some bad blood between the teams, this will do it.

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Pic: Bakkies Botha shows off his cool new scar following a broken arm

The Springbok star has just had a plate and nine screws put into his right arm as he hopes to be fit for Toulon’s Heineken Cup quarter-final with Leinster in April.

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Video: Get Inside The Game With Fla and Heineken starring Fergus McFadden

The Leinster man gets grilled by Jerry Flannery on tattoos, music and which team-mate he’d least like to fight.

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Gallery: All the best pictures from JOE’s Rugby Roadshow in The Bath Pub

Missed out on all the craic in Cork at JOE’s Rugby Roadshow? Then here’s a glimpse of what you missed.

Paul O'Connell and Peter O'Mahony 8/12/2013

Five players from the Irish provinces amongst the early contenders for European Player of the Year

Two players from Leinster, two from Munster and the consistently brilliant Ruan Pienaar are amongst 14 players on the longlist for the European Player of the Year 2014.

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Ulster’s Paddy McAllister tracks down fan who celebrated on his own at Leicester

One man’s solo dance of joy at Welford Road on Saturday was a wonder to behold. Now he is in line for some sweet goodies from one of the Ulster players.

The Heineken Cup Trophy in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff where the Final is to be held 30/9/2013

Here’s the Heineken Cup quarter-final and semi-final draw in full

There will be no meeting of Munster and Leinster in the Heineken Cup quarter-finals, but it could happen in the last four.

Peter O'Mahony celebrates scoring the bonus point try 19/1/2014

Pic: Super shot of Peter O’Mahony celebrating Munster’s bonus point try against Edinburgh

Munster were excellent in securing a home Heineken Cup quarter-final with a win over Edinburgh today and fittingly, it was their captain who ensured that it was delivered.

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Video: Missed out on the JOE Rugby Roadshow from The Bath Pub? Here’s all the best bits

Munster’s Jerry Flannery went deep into the heart of D4 last night, but luckily he brought Malcolm O’Kelly and Fergus McFadden with him for company. Here’s how the night went.

Richardt Strauss scores a try 14/9/2013

Richardt Strauss back in the squad for Leinster against the Ospreys tomorrow night

Diagnosis with a heart condition in October looked to have ended his year, so it

Sean O'Brien and Ronan O'Gara 29/1/2013

France? Good idea for Heaslip, bad idea for O’Brien, according to ROG

Ronan O’Gara reckons the Tullow Tank shouldn’t become the Toulon Tank just yet but Jamie Heaslip would be right to make the move away from Leinster.

Sean O'Brien chased by Steve Myler 7/12/2013

Toulon beckons for the Tullow Tank as O’Brien on cusp of Top 14 switch (report)

Leinster look set to lose one of their biggest stars to the Top 14 for the second season in succession, with Sean O’Brien believed to be on the cusp of signing for French giants Toulon.

Iain Henderson, Tommy Bowe and Craig Gilroy after the match 6/4/2013

Ulster trio major doubts for crucial Leicester clash this weekend

Tommy Bowe, Craig Gilroy and Declan Fitzpatrick are all facing a race against time for Ulster’s crucial Heineken Cup encounter against Leicester this weekend.

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ICYMI: Danny Care’s pass was the moment of the weekend in the Heineken Cup

The Harlequins scrum half displayed superb agility and vision to set up a try for his team against Clermont.

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Gallery: The best pictures from Leinster’s crucial win in Castres

Leinster all but assured their position at the top of Pool Six with a victory in Castres today, but it was one they really had to dig out. Here are some of the best pics from the Stade Pierre Antoine.

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Here’s all your Heineken Cup team news ahead of the weekend’s games

Jimmy Gopperth in at No 10 for Leinster and Conor Murray back for Munster is the big news…

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Stephen Ferris earns new short-term deal at Ulster

The oft-injured flanker will remain at the province, though details are sketchy…

Sean O'Brien 28/12/2013

From Tullow to Toulon, Leinster could be about to lose another star to France

Injury-hit Ireland flanker Sean O’Brien could become the second Leinster player to move to the Top 14 within a year with reports suggesting that Toulon are close to signing the Tullow Tank.

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