Leinster head coach Matt O'Connor has this morning confirmed the signing of Isa Nacewa who will join the province for the start of pre-season training ahead of the 2015/16 campaign. O'Connor said that Nacewa would be returning in 'a playing capacity only'.
Eric Elwood is the top Connacht player of all-time, a recent survey of Connacht Rugby fans has revealed. Elwood, a former player and coach, received 57% of that vote and he also received the accolade for the best back of all-time.
Munster will look to strengthen their position in the top four of the GUINNESS PRO12 when they entertain Benetton Treviso who are battling to stay ahead of Italian rivals Zebre at the bottom end of the table.
Man-of-the-match Iain Henderson and Paddy Jackson led the way as Ulster produced a performance full of grit, determination and no little flair to win a fiery interprovincial derby clash with Leinster at rain-hit Kingspan Stadium.
Ulster's second of three successive interprovincial derby matches could see them dethrone reigning GUINNESS PRO12 champions Leinster, with Matt O'Connor's men in a 'must win' scenario at Kingspan Stadium tonight.
Ulster head coach Neil Doak has named the same team that recorded a bonus point win over Connacht a fortnight ago for Friday's GUINNESS PRO12 derby match against Leinster at Kingspan Stadium (kick-off 7.35pm).
With just three rounds of the GUINNESS PRO12 left to play, only the top five teams can now make the play-offs. But with qualification for next season's European Champions Cup based on meritocracy, there is something to play for in every match this weekend.