Leinster 'A' head coach Girvan Dempsey took a number of positives from Monday's victory away to Ulster Ravens, as the province gear up for their British & Irish Cup quarter-final against Munster 'A' next month.
The Munster squad trained at a sunny Cork IT today after a week's break as preparations begin for their RaboDirect PRO12 clash with Treviso at Thomond Park on Saturday week (March 22) (kick-off 7.15pm).
Rob Murphy caught up with Connacht head coach Pat Lam after their bonus point win at home to Benetton Treviso. The westerners have been in resurgent form of late, picking up three straight league victories and 14 points from a possible 15.
The Connacht team to face Benetton Treviso at the Sportsground on Saturday (kick-off 5pm) has been named. Head coach Pat Lam has made three personnel changes to the side that gained a bonus point win over Zebre just five days ago.
It will be a case of the old and the new on the wing for Ulster as Ireland and Lions star Tommy Bowe makes a welcome return from injury, while promising youngster Rory Scholes is set for his full debut for the province.