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29 JanFoley goes under the knife
Munster lock Dave Foley could miss the rest of the GUINNESS PRO12 season, after the club confirmed he has undergone surgery on a wrist injury.
29 JanTwo-time Super Rugby champion signs for Ospreys
Ospreys Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of New Zealand international, Brendon Leonard, on a three-year deal.
28 JanZanni keen to build on European triumph
Alessandro Zanni insists the future is bright for Treviso but has warned his team-mates not to get carried away, despite their recent European success.
28 JanConnacht boost half backs with new deals
Half backs Jack Carty, John Cooney and Caolin Blade have become the latest players to sign new contract extensions with Connacht Rugby and the IRFU.
28 JanZebre announce new stadium name
The City Council of Parma has changed the name of the main rugby stadium of the town, entitling officially to Sergio Lanfranchi.
28 JanHarris: Dragons improving every week
South African tight head prop Brok Harris believes the message is starting to get through at Newport Gwent Dragons with their young backline feeding off the work of the front row.
28 JanMuliaina not ruling out Connacht extension
Mils Muliaina has refused to rule out the possibility of extending his stay in the GUINNESS PRO12 for another year.
27 JanDodson: Edinburgh's Blake can cut it for Scots
Scotland Rugby's chief executive Mark Dodson insists Hugh Blake is the right choice for head coach Vern Cotter's squad, even though the 22-year-old is yet to make his GUINNESS PRO12 debut with Edinburgh Rugby.
27 JanJoe Barakat to join Ulster Rugby
Former Waratahs Defence Coach, Joe Barakat, is to join Ulster Rugby as Assistant Coach on a two-year contract from this summer.
27 JanHammett looking for Cardiff Blues to push on
Director of rugby Mark Hammett has challenged his Cardiff Blues players to maintain their standards after extending their European adventure.
27 JanO'Donnell: Munster hungry for silverware
Munster's European campaign may have ended prematurely but back-row Tommy O'Donnell insists they can use their early exit to bring home the GUINNESS PRO12 title.
26 JanTownsend: Glasgow Warriors will regroup
Glasgow Warriors narrowly missed out on a maiden European Cup quarter-final on Sunday, but head coach Gregor Townsend is determined to see them bounce back from the disappointment.
26 JanTrio sign on with Connacht Rugby
Back row forwards Eoin McKeon, George Naoupu and Eoghan Masterson have become the latest players to sign new contract extensions with Connacht Rugby and the IRFU.
26 JanGibbes: Ospreys will bounce back from Treviso defeat
Ospreys are aiming to bounce back in style when they return to GUINNESS PRO12 action, according to forwards coach Chris Gibbes, after their European adventure petered out with defeat to Benetton Treviso in Italy.
26 JanKingspan Stadium to host 2015 GUINNESS PRO12 Final
Belfast has been chosen as the host city for the 2015 GUINNESS PRO12 Final on Saturday May 30th 2015 at 6.30pm.
26 JanEuropean round-up: Round six
GUINNESS PRO12 champions Leinster are primed for an assault on the European knock-out stages after hanging on for a 20-20 draw against Wasps to book a home quarter-final.
26 JanMuliaina compares Connacht to All Blacks
Stand-in skipper Mils Muliaina believes his Connacht team-mates are beginning to develop an 'All Blacks mentality' after they dug deep to beat La Rochelle at the weekend and advance in Europe.
25 JanFitzgerald: No-one will want to play Leinster
Centre Luke Fitzgerald believes Leinster are the team to beat in Europe's premier club competition this term.
25 JanSolomons has faith in match-winner Sam for Edinburgh
Alan Solomons is backing his young star Sam Hidalgo-Clyne to continue to make waves in the GUINNESS PRO12, after the scrum-half inspired Edinburgh to reach the knock-out stages in Europe.
25 JanPivac proud of battling Scarlets
Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac admitted his side were guilty of showing a star-studded Toulon side too much respect, as they slipped to a spirited 26-3 European loss at home.