Ulster moved into second place in the United Rugby Championship after a bonus-point 27-15 win over Scarlets at Ravenhill.
It was an "arm wrestle" and a "sticky win" but Ulster continue to grind out the results.
For Jack Carty, the key to getting back into the Ireland squad was not worrying about getting into the Ireland squad.
Munster, Leinster and Connacht have all named their teams for this weekend's United Rugby Championship Round 11 action.
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall is to take a short break from his role on medical grounds.
A new scrum trial will take place in the Guinness Six Nations aimed at reducing the risk of neck injuries for hookers.
John Hodnett, Dan Goggin and James French have all signed new contracts with Munster until the summer of 2024.
Nathan Doak is making quite a name for himself in his breakthrough season with Ulster
It's a common refrain from those left out of Ireland squads, but Fineen Wycherley aims to impress Andy Farrell by getting stuck in with Munster during the international window.
Exeter are to rebrand themselves in line with the 'Celtic Iron Age Dumnonii Tribe' after deciding to abandon the controversial Native American theme that has provoked fierce criticism.
The panel recap the final round of Champions Cup pool stages, and analyse what's to come for the Irish sides in the knockout stage.
Rob Lyttle will make his 50th Ulster appearance when they host the Scarlets on Friday evening in the United Rugby Championship.
Jack McGrath, Craig Gilroy, Marcus Rea and Greg Jones have all signed one-year contract extensions with Ulster.
TikTok has been confirmed as the inaugural title sponsor of the Women's Six Nations.
Head coach Andy Farrell wants Ireland to "push new boundaries" in the upcoming Six Nations.
Following Andrew Porter's switch across the scrum last summer, a gap has been created in the market for Tadhg Furlong's tighthead deputy.
England boss Eddie Jones wasn't tempted to stir the pot in any way with his side's Six Nations match against Ireland too far away to contemplate.
Craig Casey says there are still plenty of improvements left in Ireland heading into the 2022 Six Nations championship.
Six Nations chief executive Ben Morel continues to rule out relegation from the championship in the belief that Italy's dismal record does not threaten its credibility.
Graham Rowntree has once again been coy on suggestions he is in line to replace Johann van Graan as Munster head coach at the end of the season.