RaboDirect Pro12 Predictions: Rd 1

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The preseason is over and it’s time to start playing for real. As is the norm for this time of year, the coaches have a challenge to put together a competitive starting XV, deprived as they are by both injuries and the IRFU’s player protection programme. So without any further ado let’s get down to [...]

RaboDirect Pro12 Final Preview

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The 2011/12 campaign for the Irish provinces finally comes to a close this Sunday at the RDS when the newly-re-crowned Heineken Cup champions try to add to their trophy cabinet by taking on the Ospreys in the RaboDirect Pro12 Grand Final. In total Leinster have faced 14 different opponents at least once this season.  There [...]

Heineken Cup Review: Rd 5

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So the dust has settled on Round 5 of the Heineken Cup, and two sides have assured their places in the knockout stages, current champions Leinster, and two time winners Munster.  Their safe progression with a game to spare points towards real positivity for Irish rugby right now, but perhaps not as much as Ulster’s [...]

Heineken Cup Preview: Rd 5

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Round Five of the Northern Hemisphere’s premier rugby competition is upon us! In four of the six pools, the leaders could find themselves toppled if they lose their matches while Munster and Leinster only have a slight cushion.  And the closeness of the other pools should ensure some very competitive and entertaining match ups. Regular [...]

This is not soccer!

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Round 13 in the Rabo Direct Pro 12 proved unlucky for some, with one or two unexpected results throwing the curve, and some pure entertainment thrown in for good measure. Dragons 21 – Ospreys 20 Kicking off the weekend’s action was the unexpected match of the round, with a real nail-biter from the leading Welsh [...]

Rabo Direct Pro 12 Cheat Sheet – The season so far…

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We currently find ourselves just over the top of the season for the Celtic, or as it’s now officially known, the Rabo Direct Pro 12 league. With 12 rounds played, and 10 more to go there’s still a lot of room to try to get things to go very right or for multiple disasters to [...]

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