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01 JulSir Graham Henry to Join Leinster Rugby as a Consultant
Leinster Rugby Head Coach Leo Cullen has this morning confirmed that former Wales, British & Irish Lions and All Blacks head coach Sir Graham Henry will join the province on a short term contract in July.
01 JulTreviso relish Cittadini reunion
Benetton Treviso are relishing the chance to take on former player Lorenzo Cittadini after being drawn in the same group as Bayonne in the European Challenge Cup.
30 JunKiss optimistic for Ulster European charge
Director of rugby Les Kiss has urged his Ulster players to forget their Champions Cup heartbreak last season and focus on this year's assault after they were handed an intriguing draw.
29 JunEuropean groups confirmed for Guinness PRO12 clubs
Guinness PRO12 Champions Connacht will meet league rivals Zebre in one of two all-Guinness PRO12 match-ups in the Pool stages of the European Rugby Champions Cup this season following the draw in Neuchâtel, Switzerland
28 JunGlasgow Warriors sign Namibian international Uanivi
New Glasgow Warriors second-row Tjiuee Uanivi has acknowledged the club's rich history after the Guinness PRO12 side announced his arrival on Tuesday, subject to a visa and medical.
28 JunLuke Fitzgerald to retire from Rugby
Leinster Rugby can this morning confirm that Luke Fitzgerald has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect.
27 JunSamoan centre joins Edinburgh ahead of new season
Edinburgh have snapped up Samoan centre Sasa Tofilau on a one-year deal as they continue to add to their squad ahead of the new GUINNESS PRO12 campaign.
27 JunConnacht among top seeds for European draw
Guinness PRO12 champions Connacht will be among the top seeds for the pool draw of the European Champions Cup when it takes place on Wednesday.
26 JunGatland optimistic despite heavy All Blacks loss
Saturday's 46-6 victory for the All Blacks stretched the world champions' winning run over Wales to 29 games in 63 years, and sent the visitors crashing to their heaviest defeat since 2003.
25 JunScotland success but defeats for Wales and Ireland
A brave Ireland performance saw them fall agonisingly short of a first-ever series victory over South Africa with a 19-13 defeat at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
24 JunCullen: Leinster legend Reddan to be missed
Leo Cullen hailed two-time Guinness PRO12 champion Eoin Reddan as a leader and serial winner after the scrum-half announced his retirement from the game after 15 years at the top.
23 JunYoungster Cracknell extends deal at Ospreys
The hard work starts now according to young back-row talent Olly Cracknell after the Wales youth international signed a contract extension at Guinness PRO12 side Ospreys.
22 JunNew signing Robertson-McCoy expected to thrive at Connacht
Newly-crowned champions Connacht's latest signing Dominic Robertson-McCoy will thrive and develop at the club according to head coach Pat Lam.
21 JunIreland must right Ellis Park wrongs claims Murray
Munster scrum-half Conor Murray says the Ireland squad are desperate to make up for last weekend's mistakes when they step out against South Africa on Saturday.
20 JunSchmidt ponders Henshaw third Test replacement
Leinster-bound Robbie Henshaw will miss Ireland's third Test against South Africa, after suffering knee cartilage damage during their defeat in Johannesburg on Saturday.
19 JunEdinburgh's Nel hopeful of second Test prospects with Scotland
Edinburgh prop Willem Nel insists he is hopeful of recovering in time for Scotland's second test against Japan next week, after sustaining a knee injury against the Brave Blossoms on Saturday.
18 JunNarrow defeats for Ireland and Wales but success for Scotland
Ireland will have to wait until Port Elizabeth and the third Test for their shot at history after a Springbok fight back on Saturday.
17 JunPowerful Roux tipped for Ireland debut impact
Connacht's Quinn Roux will add steel and physicality to Ireland's pack in the second Test against South Africa tomorrow as they look to clinch an historic series win, according to former international and Munster flanker Alan Quinlan.
16 JunPatchell relishing whirlwind call-up for Wales
Scarlets' new signing Rhys Patchell admitted he's enjoyed a whirlwind few days after being named in the starting XV for Wales' second Test against New Zealand just days after landing in the country.
15 JunOspreys legends return to region in new coaching roles
Ospreys Rugby have confirmed details of key appointments to the support staff that will strengthen the development programme at the region ahead of the new Guinness PRO12 season.