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25 MayStylish sign-off thrills van der Merwe
DTH van der Merwe admits he was overwhelmed to achieve the perfect sign off at Scotstoun, after his late try sent Glasgow Warriors into the GUINNESS PRO12 Final.
25 MayHayward: Versatile Barclay a coach's dream
John Barclay regularly demonstrated his versatility for Scarlets this season and defence coach Byron Hayward admits having the Scot around makes his job a lot easier.
25 MayLam: Connacht players gutted after Gloucester defeat
Connacht head coach Pat Lam admitted he was devastated to miss out on a place in next week's European play-off final after suffering an agonising extra-time defeat to Gloucester.
24 MayVisser thrilled to end on a high at Edinburgh
Outgoing Edinburgh star Tim Visser believes scoring a try in his last appearance for the club was the perfect send off, despite going down to Leinster on the final day of the GUINNESS PRO12 regular season.
24 MayTandy proud of resilient Ospreys
Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy took his side's GUINNESS PRO12 semi-final defeat on the chin and insists he is proud of how far his young team have come this season.
24 MayMan-of-the-match Stander eyeing Munster improvement for final
CJ Stander proved he is the quintessential man for the big occasion after the Munster No.8 lifted another man of the match award on Saturday.
23 MayAgony to ecstasy for Munster in thrilling semi-final
Josh Matavesi saw his last-minute score ruled out in an astonishing climax to the game at Thomond Park, as Munster clung on to beat Ospreys 21-18 in a nail-biting GUINNESS PRO12 semi-final.
23 MayBest rues missed opportunity for Ulster
A dejected Rory Best admitted his Ulster side let slip a golden opportunity to progress to the GUINNESS PRO12 final on Friday evening, as they lost out to Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun.
23 MayTandy: Play-off statistics don't faze Ospreys
History may be stacked against Ospreys ahead of their visit to Thomond Park, but head coach Steve Tandy insists records are made to be broken.
23 MayMatch-winner Russell hails 'fitting' van der Merwe try
Finn Russell may have won the plaudits as Glasgow Warriors reached their second consecutive GUINNESS PRO12 final, but the fly-half saved his own praise for try-scorer DTH van der Merwe.
22 MayHome advantage announcement - 2015 GUINNESS PRO12 final
As per PRO12 Rugby protocol, the draw to decide who will have the home dressing room in the 2015 GUINNESS PRO12 Final was made by Tournament Director David Jordan on Friday night.
22 MayRussell's late conversion sends Glasgow into final
Finn Russell's nerveless conversion four minutes from time booked Glasgow Warriors' place in the GUINNESS PRO12 final as they edged past a valiant Ulster 16-14 in a thrilling encounter at Scotstoun.
22 MayFriday's GUINNESS PRO12 news round-up
We have our ears to the ground for the latest GUINNESS PRO12 news and if you've missed out on the goings on over the last 24 hours, catch up with our round-up below.
22 MayPreview: Munster v Ospreys
A home semi-final may have eluded Ospreys at the last, but having done the double over Munster in the GUINNESS PRO12 this season, Tyler Ardron admits his side will have no fear at Thomond Park.
22 MayMunster's Semi-Final Side Named
Head Coach Anthony Foley has named his side for tomorrow's Guinness PRO12 semi-final against Ospreys at Thomond Park (ko 2.30pm) and includes returning captain Peter O'Mahony and winger Simon Zebo in his starting line-up.
22 MayOspreys team to play Munster
The Ospreys team for the PRO12 game against Munster at Thomond Park, on Saturday 23rd May 2015, KO 2.30pm, is as follows:
22 MayMuldoon: Connacht face a tough battle against Gloucester
Connacht flanker John Muldoon expects this Sunday's European play-off with Gloucester to go down to the wire.
22 MayRobinson set to miss start of new GUINNESS PRO12 season
Scarlets' wing Harry Robinson is set for four months on the sidelines after the Welsh region revealed he is to undergo surgery on a "significant" neck injury.
22 MayTownsend confident Warriors have more to give
Ulster may be welcoming back a host of star names for tonight's GUINNESS PRO12 semi-final but Glasgow Warriors head coach Gregor Townsend insists his side have plenty more to give as well.
21 MayPreview: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster
Glasgow Warriors finished the GUINNESS PRO12 regular season top of the pile for the first time in their history but head coach Gregor Townsend admits it will count for nothing if they lose on Friday night.