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Pat Lam predicts Pro12 sides will cause Champions Cup shocks


The Pro12 teams will hit the ground running in the Champions Cup, according to Connacht coach Pat Lam.

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Russia and Saudi Arabia said they expect OPEC and non-OPEC producers to reach an agreement on Saturday to curtail oil output and prop up prices in the first such joint move since 2001. Read more here
After a lackluster effort in the loss at Charlotte on Wednesday, the Pistons had a better offensive effort and stopped one of the league’s young teams with potential on the road.    
Arsenal is on fire right now, having won 5-1 last weekend in the Premier League and 4-1 in the Champions... Read More »
Gavan Hennigan (35) is an extreme environment athlete from Knocknacarra, Galway who is about to row, solo, across the Atlantic. This year he has already finished second in the 500km Yukon Arctic Ultra
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits he does not know when striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit to return.
Fionnuala McCormack will have to overcome her Turkish nemesis at the European Cross Country Championships in Chia, Italy, tomorrow.
A new report into systematic Russian doping details a wide-ranging “institutional conspiracy” that involved more than 1,000 athletes across more than 30 sports, including evidence corrobor
On November 12, John Ryan made his international rugby debut. People could be forgiven for thinking he came from nowhere; If you told him in June that this was on the cards, he would have laughed.
Munster’s director for rugby Rassie Erasmus came qualified from South Africa, but nothing could have prepared him for the loss of Anthony Foley — nor the outpouring of emotion it triggered
Victory in today’s B&I Cup clash at Clifton Lane is essential if Munster A are to have a chance of qualifying for the quarter finals.
Make or break, must win, season-defining – all terms which have been used to describe Ulster’s Champions Cup tie with French giants Clermont Auvergne in Belfast this afternoon.
It was not so long ago that you had to wait until a Saturday night to get a slice of must-watch X-Factor.
A traumatic week for Connacht could take another nosedive tomorrow when they take on a star-studded Wasps side at the Ricoh Arena in what could be one of the games of the weekend in the Champions Cup.
There’s been some fanciful talk that, with Manchester United’s 0-2 win away to Zorya — and its confirmation of Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s belated arrival as a significant influence &
Simon Lewis analyses the three key battles that could determine the winner at Thomond Park...
Jose Mourinho says he needs more goals from Wayne Rooney and the rest of his attackers if Manchester United’s Premier League campaign is to be revived.
Under-fire manager Bob Bradley accepts Swansea will be relegated if they continue to defend as they have done during his two months in charge.
Northampton Saints 10 Leinster 37: Leinster absorbed some potentially crippling injuries and a Saints third quarter revival to bank a crucial bonus-point win over their 14-man hosts in the East M
Arsene Wenger has admitted he was unsure whether Alexis Sanchez could cut it as a striker at Arsenal.
Pep Guardiola has warned that football is going to “kill” players by demanding too much of them.
Daryl Horgan insists Dundalk can continue to go from strength to strength next season even if some of the club’s leading lights depart.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis has told Irish international James McClean he must cool down ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Cork City manager John Caulfield explains why it was imperative he was back at work within just 48 hours of the club’s FAI Cup triumph.
Might there be one more reason why Premier League football is shedding viewers?
This week the entries for Leopardstown at Christmas were unveiled and one of the more interesting races promise to be the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Chase on St Stephen’s Day.
Much as I would love to ride Douvan in the Hilly Way Chase in Cork tomorrow, I can’t be in two places at once, and so I’ll be in Punchestown to ride Djakadam in the John Durkan Memorial. I
Newstalk hit out at RTÉ yesterday evening after they lost their 22-game live GAA championship games to the national broadcaster.
A Friday in December. Downtime for GAA news and a world away from the maelstrom that greeted the association’s last media rights announcement on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
Stepping onto the O’Moore Park sod tomorrow, Paraic Sullivan would have every reason to allow himself a moment. A fifth Leinster club final in 10 years with Rhode is an achievement in itself but
Minnesota team president and coach sought counsel of Detroit colleague who has same titles.        
The struggles at Joe Louis Arena continue for the Red Wings, who opened a five-game homestand with a 4-1 loss against Columbus.        
Siera Thompson made her return to California on Friday, and the Michigan senior made the most of it.        
Genetic anomaly leads to name Clorox              
Virat Kohli brilliance helped India take crucial 51-run lead at the end of third day's play.

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