Six changes for Munster when they resume their challenge for RaboDirect PRO12 honours against Scarlets at Musgrave Park on Sunday (5.15pm).
Connacht Rugby are delighted to announce the extended contract of Kieran Marmion.
Ulster Rugby today announced that winger Craig Gilroy will remain at the club until the summer of 2016 having signed a three year contract extension
The vacancy for the position of Connacht Rugby head coach has attracted global interest and the selection panel have begun scrutinising a highly impressive list of applicants.
With the completion of their postponed Round 4 game against Zebre, Ulster have now pulled out a six points lead at the top of the RaboDirect PRO12 table.
The Leinster squad trained in UCD on Monday afternoon ahead of Friday's RaboDirect PRO12 trip to face the Glasgow Warriors in Scotstoun (KO: 7.35pm, Live RTE2).
Ulster has made five personnel changes for the RaboDirect PRO12 showdown with Zebre this Sunday (Stadio XXV Aprile, 2.00pm GMT).
With the paperwork now in place, Cardiff RFC can confirm that former Cardiff RFC and Wales fly half Mark Ring will join the club as Backs Coach.
As the RaboDirect PRO12 takes a short break to accommodate the Autumn Internationals, Ulster still sit atop of the table.
Danie Poolman will make his first start for Connacht after being named at outside centre for the RaboDirect PRO12 encounter with Benetton Treviso this Saturday at The Sportsground (kick off 5pm).