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Byrne, Beirne in Ireland squad for Australia

Joe Schmidt has named uncapped duo Ross Byrne and Tadhg Beirne in Ireland's squad for their summer tour of Australia next month.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

The PRO14 playoffs are now confirmed and with the Aviva Premiership and French Top 14 facing a dramatic finish next weekend, there is still much to play for with playoff places up for grabs and team eager to book a place in next season's Champions Cup.

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Connacht send off Muldoon with Leinster win

John Muldoon's 15-year career with Connacht ended in fitting fashion with a stunning 47-10 derby win over Leinster amid emotional scenes at the Sportsground.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.

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Glasgow secure home PRO semifinal

Glasgow secured a home semifinal ahead of the PRO14 play-offs with a routine 35-22 win over Connacht.

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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is now or never for many teams across European rugby's domestic competitions as teams battle it out for relegation and playoff positions in the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and the French Top 14.

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Ospreys smash hapless Connacht in PRO14

Ospreys kept their slim hopes of an automatic Champions Cup qualification place alive as they ran riot in a bonus-point 39-10 win over Connacht in the PRO14.

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Weekend predictions: Champions, Challenge Cups

ESPN's experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all of the quarterfinals.

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Fastest ever PRO14 try sets up Edinburgh win

Dougie Fife scored the fastest try in Guinness PRO14 history as Edinburgh extended their winning streak with a 29-22 defeat of Connacht at the Sportsground.

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Connacht win keeps Europe hope alive

Centre Eoin Griffin rounded off a powerful second-half display as Connacht came from behind to defeat Benetton Treviso 22-19 in PRO14 action.

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Connacht deny Ospreys' Clarke a winning start

Allen Clarke's first PRO14 game in charge of the Ospreys ended in a 26-15 defeat to Conference A rivals Connacht at the Sportsground.

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European review: Player of the week, flop & more

After a weekend of rugby that required all your fingers, toes and a calculator, the quarterfinal line-ups in both the Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup have been finalised.

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Leinster see off brave Connacht in derby

Connacht went through 28 phases in search of a last-gasp try but Leinster held out to clinch an engrossing 21-18 derby victory in the Guinness PRO14.

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Challenge Cup: Morgan gives Blues victory

Winger Ollie Thorley ran in four tries as Gloucester coasted to a 69-12 European Challenge Cup Pool 3 victory over winless Zebre.

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Connacht fall to defeat in Italy

Zebre closed the gap on opponents Connacht with a 24-10 victory in their Conference A Guinness PRO14 clash in Parma.

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Blues end Connacht's winning run

Connacht's five-match winning run came to an end as Cardiff Blues triumphed 36-30 at Arms Park.

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Connacht topple 14-man Munster

Tom Farrell's 67th-minute try ensured Connacht toppled 14-man Munster 20-16 to end their six-match losing streak in Guinness PRO14 inter-provincial derbies

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Ireland include Aki, leave out Zebo

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has included Connacht's newly Irish-qualified centre Bundee Aki, while dropping Simon Zebo for autumn internationals against Argentina, Fiji and South Africa.

2019 RankingsEuropean Rugby Challenge Cup

  • CONN8th
    TRIES SCORED 1st La Rochelle : 27 Tries Scored
    LA RO1st
    12
    27
  • CONN8th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Clermont Auvergne : 112 Points Difference
    CLER1st
    18
    112