# rabodirect-pro12 - Today’s News
Let’s face it – life is different in the summertime.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
The Australian may remain in charge of the province for the entire season.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Friday 6 June, 2014
We use GIFs and videos to look at Glasgow’s passing out of contact in the Pro12 final against Leinster.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
The former Tigers coach has also promised his side will play ‘better footy’ over the next 12 months.
O’Driscoll only lasts three seconds in this recap of his final game. Leo Cullen gets six seconds.
The hooker is due for shoulder surgery but gave Ireland coach Joe Schmidt something to think about with a superb outing against Glasgow.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Monday 2 June, 2014
The Leinster out-half believes Noel Reid and Brendan Macken have given fans a glimpse of the midfield future.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Sunday 1 June, 2014
The Leinster coach let his guard slip after watching his side win the RaboDirect Pro12 title.
The Blues captain says his team’s title success is down to the entire squad and academy players.
The retired centre paid tribute to outgoing club captain Leo Cullen too.
The retired rugby legend says he will miss the Leinster supporters and the training ground camaraderie.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Saturday 31 May, 2014
Leinster and Ireland leading try-scorer called it a day at the RDS after the Pro12 Grand Final.
The Australian also joked that Leo Cullen should be fit enough to start coaching the forwards next season.
Leinster secured their second successive Pro12 title with a 22-point win over Glasgow Warriors.
The final chapter of the long goodbye awaited and the Blues did not disappoint.
Green fingers or not, we’ve got the tips to help.
Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend, meanwhile, insists Stuart Hogg will be at the Scottish club next season.
The lock is determined to give the likes of Brian O’Driscoll, Leo Cullen, Jono Gibbes and Greg Feek a winning send-off.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Friday 30 May, 2014
Matt O’Connor is happy to have the ‘continuity’ of Jimmy Gopperth at 10, with ‘class’ to spring from the bench.
Matt O’Connor’s side will need to be at their attacking best to break down the most effective defence in the Pro12.
Matt O’Connor has placed Zane Kirchner on the left wing after Dave Kearney’s season-ending injury.
The Australian points to the fact that Leinster now have a ‘broader’ group heading into next season.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Thursday 29 May, 2014
‘Any time you play in a season and you don’t win trophies, it is a failure.’
# rabodirect-pro12 - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
Using GIFs and screenshots, we examine how Matt O’Connor has gone about changing the Leinster ‘D’.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
Mike McCarthy may return from a calf injury, as the head coach gets set for tough calls in the back row, front row and halfbacks.
Slow-mo shots of Brian O’Driscoll delivering team talks to his Leinster teammates? We’re sold…
# rabodirect-pro12 - Monday 26 May, 2014
With finals in France, England and the Pro12 bringing the curtain down on the club season this weekend, it’s time to give credit where it’s due.
We spoke with the outside centre’s Leinster and Ireland teammate Fergus McFadden, and old rival Paul Warwick, on rugby post-BOD.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Thursday 22 May, 2014
The former Ulster and Ireland A forward has made the switch from Worcester Warriors.
Former Munster flanker David Wallace believes Brian ‘Squeaky’ Walsh will bring dynamism to a backline in need of a boost.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
Ulster out-half Paddy Jackson limped out of his team’s Pro12 semi-final loss to Leinster at the weekend.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
More positively, Brian O’Driscoll and Fergus McFadden are due back in training on Thursday.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Monday 19 May, 2014
The Cardiff Blues’ home stadium will now be known as ”BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park’.
The lock has already declined offers in favour of enjoying some well-deserved R&R in the Southern Cape.
Head coach Matt O’Connor was open to the suggestion that the Irish out-half could do a job in the Blues midfield.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Saturday 17 May, 2014
We got our sunscreen on to find out who would earn the right to face Glasgow in the Pro12 Grand Final.
Boosted by the returns of Best and Pienaar, Mark Anscombe’s men travel to the RDS with confidence.
# rabodirect-pro12 - Friday 16 May, 2014
The Kiwi signed off after a thrilling encounter at Scotstoun, as Munster came up just short.
The Munster captain had strong words for Marius Mitrea.
Rob Penney’s men were in Scotland hoping to ensure an all-Irish final by beating the in-form Warriors.
Back row selections, spark from the bench, leaders and experience versus youth in midfield.
Matt O’Connor has made eight changes, while there are surprises in both starting XVs.