All the Senior rugby results and scorers from the weekend just past
Celtic League:Llanelli Scarlets 37 (Tries: Selley, Watkins, A. Thomas, Taylor, Evans. Cons: I. Thomas 2, Evans. Pens: I. Thomas, Evans) Edinburgh 16 (Tries: Southwell. Cons: Paterson. Pens: Paterson 3) Ulster 24 (Tries: Cunningham, Maggs, Feather. Cons: Humphreys 3. Pens:Humphreys) Neath-Swansea Ospreys 37 (Tries: S. Williams, Bishop, Tiueti, Parker. Cons: Henson 4. Pens: Henson 2. Drop Goals: Henson) Leinster Senior Cup:Section A:Blackrock College 17 (A. Pinto 2 tries, R. McCormick try, C. Kilroy con) Bective Rangers 20 (K. Becker 2 tries, F. Campion 2 pens, 2 cons). Suttonians 16 (D.Walsh try, J. O'Neill 3 pens, con) Greystones 15 (D. McKechnie try, pen, con, C. O'Sullivan try) Section B:Wanderers 0St. Mary's College 71 (G. Crawford, R. Murphy 2 tries each, B. Lynn try, 8 cons, J.Sexton, S. Gibney, D. Clare, G. Logan, B. O'Donoghue, D. Hughes try each) Section C:Barnhall 22 (R. Vamiso, E. Burke, G. Browne, try each, R. Gregg pen, 2 cons) Seapoint 15 (B. Keegan 4 pens, C. Dundon dr. goal) Section D:Monkstown 27 Tabbert, I. Bloomer, M. Knofflock, E. Murphy try each; D. Kilbride pen, 2 cons) Naas 26 (K. O'Toole, M. Farragher, B. Fitzgerald, D. O'Meara try each; D. Lenihan 3 cons) Terenure College 66 (M. Sheridan, S. King, K. Mahony 2 tries each; R. Governey try, 8 cons; K. Coleman, D. Cazabon, A. Dunlop try each) Skerries 0UCD 14 (N. Coughlan, R. McCarron try each; M. Hastings 2 cons) Lansdowne 29 (A. Tallon try, pen, 3 cons; R. McCarthy, M.Nathan, M. Quinn try each) Munster Senior League:Garryowen 35 (P. Humphreys 2 tries, T. Lyons, D. Heaton, R. Henderson try each, G. Hurley con, M. Prendergast 2 pens, con) Clonakilty 8 (N. O'Sullivan try, G. Gribb pen)
Shannon 51 (J. Lacey, I. Dowling 2 tries each, J. Blaney, G. Murray try each, T. Cregan try, 2 pens, 5 cons) Young Munster 3 (E. Buckley pen) UL Bohemians 32 (B. O'Connell, A. Hartigan try each, G. Garvey 2 tries, B. Martin try, pen, 2 cons) Sunday's Well 11 (A. Finn try, J. Lynch 2 pens) Cork Constitution 28 (D. O'Brien 2 tries, J. Kelly try, B. Keeshan con, P. McCarthy 3 pens, con) Waterpark 6 (J. Lillis 2 pens) Dolphin 16 (B. Sheahan, T. O'Leary try each, J. O'Mahoney 2 pens) Highfield 19 (T. Curran, D. Buckley-Barry try each, C. Quaid try, 2 cons) Midleton 12 (E. Ronan 3 pens, J. Hitchmough pen) Bruff 15 (A. Bourke, R. Moore try each, M. Lynch pen, con) Ulster Senior League:Ards 29 (K. Heaslip 2 tries, A. Park, H. Jones try each, A. Derwin pen, 3 cons) Dungannon 26 (P. Magee 2 tries, R. Stafford, A. Fitzpatrick try each, G. Hogg 3 cons) Ballymena 67 (O. Edwards 3 tries, A. Trimble 2 tries, D. O'Hara. D. Kane, J. Kelly, S. Young, R. Kernaghan try each, A. Larkin try, 6 cons) City of Derry 10 (G. McCarter try, pen, con) Ballynahinch 17 (M. McCormack, D. Harris try each, J. Callaghan pen, 2 cons) Harlequins 47 (G. Brown, I. Humphreys 2 tries each, J. Lowe, J. Poole, R. Spee try each, M. Sweetman 6 cons) Portadown 8 (M. Stevens try, B. Gribben pen) Malone 21 (O. Becker, J. Amos try each, G. Fry 3 pens, con) Queens 17 (M. Rainey, J. Reaney, R. Hall try each, J. Nicholl con) Instonians 25 (M. Hill 2 tries, A. McKinley try, S. Flynn 2 pens, 2 cons) Connacht Senior League:Ballina 14 (I. Thornton, S. Phillips try each, D. Newman 2 cons) Galwegians 41 (H. Bourke 3 tries, B. O'Sullivantry, 2 cons, A. Conboy, R. Hogan, J. Burke try each, J. Littleton con) Connemara 17 (M. Foyle try, dr. goal, G. Conroy 3 pens) Buccaneers 16 (P. O'Sullivan try, J. Meagher 2 pens, con, C. Glynn pen)
Looking forward to locking horns with France, Conor Murray said: "I know with the type of players and type of game Guy Noves likes to play, they can throw up anything. We've got to be ready for any style of game, an offloading game, a free-flowing game."
Ireland forwards coach Simon Easterby chats about sharing the defence coaching duties, Sean O'Brien (tight hamstring) sitting out Wednesday's training session and also talks about the strength of the Welsh back row.
Andrew Trimble talks about coming back from injury to make Ireland's RBS 6 Nations squad and dealing with the excitement and nervousness ahead of a big game like Sunday's Championship opener against Wales.
We hear from returning front rowers Adam McBurney and Conan O'Donnell, captain James Ryan and fellow newcomer Paul Kiernan as the Ireland Under-20s look forward to opening the U-20 RBS 6 Nations on Friday night against Wales at their new home of Donnybrook.
Ireland prop Tadhg Furlong spoke about the excitement of facing his first RBS 6 Nations campaign, the challenge of scrummaging against Wales and his earliest memories of the Championship - which include apple pie!
We caught up with Ireland Women's captain Niamh Briggs at the RBS 6 Nations media launch in London. 'Briggsy' is looking forward to the Championship and welcoming some new faces into the Ireland squad.
Joe Schmidt has named five uncapped players in the Ireland squad - Ultan Dillane, CJ Stander, Josh van der Flier, Stuart McCloskey and Finlay Bealham. We spoke to them on their first day in Ireland camp.