Premiership relegation and the upcoming Champions Cup quarter-finals feature in Stuart Barnes' talking points this week...
Round 18 of the Guinness PRO14 arrives this weekend so take a look through the confirmed line-ups and preview all seven matches.
Leinster head coach Leo Cullen and senior coach Stuart Lancaster have both signed contract extensions.
Ireland insist hooker Sean Cronin has lost no World Cup ground despite being dropped from the squad for Sunday's Six Nations clash with France in Dublin.
Leinster clinched top spot in PRO14 Conference B and a home semi-final with a 19-7 victory over the Cheetahs at a rain-hit RDS.
We recap Friday night's PRO14 action as Munster, Glasgow and Leinster overcame the Ospreys, Connacht and Kings respectively.
Sean O'Brien hopes he can extend his Ireland career beyond the World Cup despite agreeing to move from Leinster to London Irish after the tournament.
Ireland's Six Nations campaign has been boosted by the return to fitness of locks Iain Henderson and Tadhg Beirne.
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