10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Ulster can take the top spot in the Celtic League this evening with a win against The Borders. Leinster are currently top of the table with a four point advantage. With Paul Steinmetz ruled out, Jonny Bell will partner Andrew Trimble in the centre. The game is live on Setanta Sports at 7:30 p.m. - click here.
...Darren Yapp will earn his 100th Cap for Connacht this evening...
Connacht will play host to the reigning Celtic League Champions when Neath/Swansea Ospreys visit the Sportsground as part of another rugby and racing double header. Darren Yapp will collect his 100th Cap for Connacht following in the footsteps of prop Dan McFarland and the legendary Eric Elwood - click here.
Leinster Coach Michael Chieka, is comparing the run in to a Cup Final: "It's come down to a semi final and a final between ourselves and Ulster. It's nice to be two weeks away from the end of the championship and be still in the race." Leinster travel to Wales to play Cardiff on Sunday. The game is live on Setanta Sports at 6:10 p.m. - click here.
In Munster all eyes are fixed on their final date on May 20th, with their next Celtic League game a week later at home to Cardiff. The squad took time yesterday to meet some of their supporters - click here.