RTÉ Sport rugby http://www.rte.ie/sport Latest Irish and international news supplied by RTE.ie Copyright © RTÉ RTÉ Sport rugby http://www.rte.ie/images/logo_rss_goog.gif http://www.rte.ie/sport Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:32:46 +0100 Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:32:46 +0100 Sport News Simon Zebo to leave Munster at the end of the season Simon Zebo is to leave Munster at the end of the season, the province announced in a press release on Monday afternoon. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 17:57:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914629-simon-zebo-is-to-leave-munster-at-the-end-of-the-season/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914629-simon-zebo-is-to-leave-munster-at-the-end-of-the-season/ O'Brien set for Ulster return, Nacewa out for 6 weeks Leinster's Seán O'Brien looks set to make a playing return for this weekend's Pro14 interprovincial derby against Ulster, while club captain Isa Naewa is likely to face six weeks on the sidelines. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:32:46 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914587-leinster-update/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914587-leinster-update/ Ringrose ruled out of playing return in November series Garry Ringrose will play no part in Ireland's upcoming Autumn series, with Leinster not expecting the centre to return until at least the end of November. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 12:02:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914521-garry-ringrose/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914521-garry-ringrose/ Camara to miss French autumn series France forward Yacouba Camara will miss his side's autumn international series with an ankle injury. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 11:50:48 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914556-camara-to-miss-french-autumn-series/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1023/914556-camara-to-miss-french-autumn-series/ 'They finished every chance' - Bowe laments Ulster loss Tommy Bowe moved into joint fourth place on European rugby's all-time try-scoring lists - but that was about as good as it for Ulster as they were beaten 41-17 in La Rochelle. Mon, 23 Oct 2017 06:43:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914438-ulster-la-rochelle/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914438-ulster-la-rochelle/ Irish abroad: Butler helps Pau to pull off Italian job Paddy Butler helped Pau to a pulsating 38-33 Challenge Cup defeat of Zebre in Italy on Saturday. Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:38:12 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914399-irish-abroad/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914399-irish-abroad/ Leinster sitting pretty as Exeter shock Montpellier French giants Montpellier suffered a shock 27-24 home defeat to Exeter in Leinster's Champions Cup pool. Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:57:15 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914395-leinster-montpellier-exeter-champions-cup/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914395-leinster-montpellier-exeter-champions-cup/ Ulster hammered in France by five-try La Rochelle Ulster crumbled to a 41-17 Champions Cup defeat in France as La Rochelle ran in five tries in a dominant display. Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:40:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914330-la-rochelle-v-ulster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914330-la-rochelle-v-ulster/ Cheika stays grounded in spite of win over New Zealand Australia coach Michael Cheika is determined the Wallabies will not get carried away with their 23-18 victory over New Zealand on Saturday and warned them plenty of work lies ahead if they are to catch up with the world champions. Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:55:09 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914342-cheika-staying-grounded-in-sp/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1022/914342-cheika-staying-grounded-in-sp/ 'The cool heads came to the party' Rassie Erasmus hailed Munster's gutsy performance after their 14-7 victory over Racing 92 in Thomond Park. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 23:44:22 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914260-munster-racing-erasmus-carter/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914260-munster-racing-erasmus-carter/ Munster dig deep to earn win against Racing Munster had to dig deep to claim their first Champions Cup win with a 14-7 victory over Racing 92 in difficult conditions at Thomond Park. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:56:03 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914160-munster-v-racing-92/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914160-munster-v-racing-92/ Leo Cullen hails performance of Leinster forwards Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was relieved to get over the line following his side's second bonus-point win to go top of Pool 3 in the Champions Cup. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:53:18 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914228-our-forwards-laid-the-platform-for-us-leo-cullen/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914228-our-forwards-laid-the-platform-for-us-leo-cullen/ Leinster lay Glasgow low with bonus-point performance Leinster made it two wins from two in the Champions Cup with a 34-18 victory in Glasgow. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:13:05 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914158-glasgow-v-leinster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914158-glasgow-v-leinster/ Connacht rise to Challenge against Worcester Connacht have moved top of Challenge Cup Pool 5 after a 15-8 win over Worcester at the Sportsground. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:54:37 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914165-connacht-v-worcester/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914165-connacht-v-worcester/ Australia beat All Blacks after seven straight defeats Australia produced a performance of huge character to beat New Zealand 23-18 and secure their first victory over the world champions in eight tests after a thunderous scrap of a third Bledisloe Cup clash at Lang Park on Saturday. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:15:53 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914189-australia-beat-all-blacks-after-eight-test-attempts/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1021/914189-australia-beat-all-blacks-after-eight-test-attempts/ Munster boss Erasmus wary of offload king Nakarawa Munster boss Johan Eramsus admits that Racing 92 second row Leone Nakarawa requires some extra attention. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:57:43 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/914005-munster-racing-erasmus-nakarawa/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/914005-munster-racing-erasmus-nakarawa/ Leinster on Warriors' lunch menu for Glasgow clash Glasgow boss Dave Rennie may have had Leo Cullen for dinner in the past but Leinster are firmly on the lunch menu tomorrow afternoon. Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:57:21 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/913977-glasgow-leinster-cullen-rennie-hogg-sexton/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/913977-glasgow-leinster-cullen-rennie-hogg-sexton/ Scotland suspend John Hardie but won't say why Scotland flanker John Hardie has been suspended by club side Edinburgh and told he will not be selected for next month's autumn Test series amid a Scottish Rugby Union investigation. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:59:14 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/914015-scotland-suspend-john-hardie-but-wont-say-why/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/914015-scotland-suspend-john-hardie-but-wont-say-why/ IRFU: Tierney was never exclusively women's XVs coach The IRFU has said it "regrets any upset it has caused" over the decision to advertise for a part-time women's 15s coach and said that although it was never a full-time position it may become one following a review. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:12:07 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/913929-irfu-tierney-was-never-a-full-time-womens-xvs-coach/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/913929-irfu-tierney-was-never-a-full-time-womens-xvs-coach/ Johnny Sexton returns to lead Leinster Leinster welcome back Johnny Sexton as one of six changes for Saturday's Champions Cup clash away to Glasgow Warriors (kick-off 1pm). Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:39:33 +0100 http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/913920-leinster/ http://www.rte.ie/sport/rugby/2017/1020/913920-leinster/