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30 JulBest sets the bar high at Ulster
Ulster were beaten in the Guinness PRO12 semi-finals last term and hooker Rory Best insists their aim is go one further this time around.
29 JulConor Murray excited by new Munster approach under Rassie Erasmus
Conor Murray admits he is full of confidence as he prepares for a new era at Munster under head coach Rassie Erasmus.
27 JulCeri Jones: Dragons pack on the right track
New forwards coach Ceri Jones believes he will be building on strong foundations at Newport Gwent Dragons as he aims to share his expertise from a long and successful career.
26 JulOspreys back-rowers Lydiate and King on road to recovery
Ospreys forwards Dan Lydiate and James King will use the next period of pre-season to ramp up their fitness, although return dates for the duo have yet to be confirmed.
25 JulMunster sign Stormers lock Jean Kleyn
Munster Rugby have strengthened their second-row options ahead of the new Guinness PRO12 season with the signing of Stormers lock Jean Kleyn.
24 JulOspreys centre Watkin ruled out for up to nine months with knee injury
Ospreys centre Owen Watkin has been ruled out for up to nine months after suffering a serious knee injury in training.
23 JulInjury delay frustrates Leinster new boy Henshaw
Robbie Henshaw admits he faces a frustrating wait for his first appearance in a Leinster shirt after damaging knee ligaments while on international duty in June.
22 JulEdwards has no plans to slow down at Scarlets
Peter Edwards celebrates his 36th birthday before the opening weekend of the 2016/17 Guinness PRO12 season, but the Scarlets prop has no intention of slowing down.
21 JulWarriors star Bennett delighted to repay Cotter for Olympic help
Glasgow Warriors centre Mark Bennett has thanked Scotland coach Vern Cotter for allowing him to miss their summer tour to Japan so he could focus on earning a place in the Team GB men's sevens Olympic squad.
21 JulDragons strengthen pack with new signing Tom Davies
Newport Gwent Dragons are pleased to announce that former Cardiff Blues prop Thomas Davies has signed a one-year deal with the Men of Gwent.
20 JulFestuccia knows he will have to fight for Zebre place
Carlo Festuccia is determined to earn an Italy recall after his return to Zebre but acknowledged a regular starting place for the Guinness PRO12 club is not guaranteed.
20 JulConnacht Rugby and BLK reveal new Home jersey for 2016/17
Connacht Rugby and BLK today unveiled the new Connacht Rugby home jersey, which is now available in Elverys Intersport stores nationwide and online.
20 JulOne-year extension for Paul James
Ospreys Rugby are delighted to announce that Paul James has become the latest player to recommit to the region, taking the number who have signed new deals ahead of 2016/17 up to 19.
19 JulWilliams determined to secure Scarlets a top-four finish
Wing Tom Williams admits Scarlets' absence from last season's Guinness PRO12 semi-final line-up still hurts, but intends to make the difference to ensure they do not suffer the same fate next term.
19 JulDanny Wilson adds a year to existing contract
Cardiff Blues are pleased to confirm head coach Danny Wilson has signed a one-year contract extension.
18 JulConnacht sign four Ireland U20s to academy
Guinness PRO12 champions Connacht Rugby have signed four Ireland U20s to their academy.
17 JulGethin Jenkins focused on Blues place, not testimonial year
Gethin Jenkins is focused on getting fit for the start of Cardiff Blues' Guinness PRO12 season after missing Wales' last Test of the summer in New Zealand.
16 JulHowells on the comeback trail for Ospreys
Dafydd Howells admits he is itching to get back into the thick of things with Ospreys as he steps up his recovery from the season-ending hamstring injury suffered last November.
15 JulWilliams looking to boost his game time at Cardiff Blues
Cardiff Blues' Tomos Williams is hoping for a first full pre-season with the senior set-up to boost his playing time once the Guinness PRO12 campaign gets underway.
15 JulTongan internationalist Fihaki signs Edinburgh deal
Edinburgh Rugby today confirmed the signing of Tongan international back row Viliami Fihaki on a two-year contract.