Guinness Pro12 Semi-Final Weekend: The Preview

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Last Word on Rugby, by Sam Meade. Ireland has provided six of the last nine winners for the Guiness Pro12 and 60% of the play-off teams for the last five years and no team has won an away semi-final in the Pro12 era. In short: the Welsh battalion has a lot on their hands. Scarlets and Ospreys […] READ MORE





Guinness PRO 12 – Final Four Decided

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And so 12 were reduced to the ‘Final Four’ in the 2016 Guinness PRO 12. Going into the final weekend of the PRO 12v it was already confirmed that Glasgow Warriors, Connacht and Leinster had made it into the playoffs (though, at the time, not necessarily in that order) and by Saturday afternoon, an impressive 46-26 win […] READ MORE


PRO 12 Permutations

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Alright everybody, calculators at the ready – it’s time to sort out the PRO 12 Permutations! With one round of rugby left to be played, the Guinness PRO12 finds itself in rather unfamiliar territory – every game counts towards something, be that top four qualification or Champions’ Cup qualification. When the decision was taken to […] READ MORE


The PRO 12 Run-In

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With just three rounds of Guinness PRO12 action left to navigate, it’s worth looking at the movers and shakers in the league. Who is going to make the end of season play-offs and who is going to be on the outside looking in? The PRO12 Run-In is heating up… The PRO 12 Run-In LEINSTER RUGBY […] READ MORE


Pro12: Festive Feast

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Ah Christmas, the time of the Festive Feast. Amidst the turkey, the stuffing and the dreaded Brussel sprouts, the Guinness PRO12 played host to 12 Christmas crackers (I’m sorry, I had to get that pun in there somewhere) as derby fever gripped all four nations and left us amazed in wonder at some of the […] READ MORE