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# rabodirect - Monday 24 March, 2014

From Business ETC Eight out of ten investors positive on Ireland’s prospects Upturn

Eight out of ten investors positive on Ireland’s prospects

Driven on by better economic news, investors have a bigger appetite for risk.

# rabodirect - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From Business ETC Who is your favourite Twitter user? Tweeties 2013

Who is your favourite Twitter user?

A new awards ceremony will honour those who inspire and inform through 140 characters.

# rabodirect - Saturday 24 August, 2013

RaboDirect are on the way out — so what’s next for Pro12 rugby?

Celtic League faces another revamp following RaboDirect’s decision to end their title sponsorship a year early.

# rabodirect - Friday 14 June, 2013

From Business ETC Irish investors ‘feeling more positive about global economic outlook’ Optimism

Irish investors ‘feeling more positive about global economic outlook’

Survey of RaboDirect customers shows upswing in confidence about their personal and global financial situation – but they are slightly less sure about the Irish economy.

# rabodirect - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Shane Horgan: There were about 300 people at my 1st Leinster game

The former Ireland winger made his provincial debut in 1998.

# rabodirect - Monday 25 March, 2013

Pro12: Schmidt and Leinster relieved to survive ‘bloody good’ Warriors visit

“I just hope we don’t see you again,” a flustered Schmidt told his opposite number post-match.

# rabodirect - Friday 22 March, 2013

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s rugby action

Dry your international tears and get back to the warm glow of inter-provincial rugby.

# rabodirect - Monday 28 January, 2013

From Business ETC Irish investor sentiment now positive – RaboDirect Sentiment

Irish investor sentiment now positive – RaboDirect

RaboDirect’s Investor Barometer has also shown that 42 per cent of investors would prefer to invest in emerging markets.

# rabodirect - Saturday 5 January, 2013

As it happened: Munster v Cardiff Blues, RaboDirect PRO12

Musgrave Park is the venue as Munster entertain the Cardiff Blues in Saturday night’s RaboDirect PRO12.

# rabodirect - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Connacht v Munster: 3 key battles to decide the outcome

History favours the Reds but a glance at the teamsheets suggests a home win.

# rabodirect - Friday 21 December, 2012

Pro12 wrap: Scarlets keep up the chase

And in Scotland, Glasgow beat Edinburgh to move ahead of Leinster in the play-off race.

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s inter-pros

Four provinces, two games. Happy Christmas to us.

# rabodirect - Friday 26 October, 2012

Pro12 Cheat Sheet: Your guide to this weekend’s inter-provincial rugby action

Ulster look to make it eight in a row against the Dragons, while Munster will target a hefty win over Zebre.

# rabodirect - Monday 1 October, 2012

From Business ETC Investors more confident in Ireland, but fearful for global economy Confidence

Investors more confident in Ireland, but fearful for global economy

RaboDirect’s investor barometer says 37 per cent of Irish investors are confident about the country’s short-term outlook.

# rabodirect - Saturday 29 September, 2012

As it happened: Ospreys v Munster, RaboDirect Pro12

We went minute-by-minute Rob Penney’s men faced up against the reigning champions.

# rabodirect - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Pro12: Anscombe wins again as Ulster upset Ospreys

Paul Marshall’s late try put Ulster ahead for the first time in the game and they would hold on to claim four points with a 13-16 victory.

# rabodirect - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Confirmed absence: Leinster lose Boss for eight weeks, Ryan for 12

The injured duo will be sidelined for the opening rounds of the Heineken Cup.

# rabodirect - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Pro12 wrap: Leinster, Connacht lose while Munster open with away win

Rob Penney’s side showed a little glimpse of the style that Munster fans can look forward to.

# rabodirect - Friday 31 August, 2012

As it happened: Ulster v Glasgow Warriors, RaboDirect Pro12

We went minute-by-minute as Ulster kicked off the new season against stiff opposition at Ravenhill.

# rabodirect - Monday 27 August, 2012

Pro12: Leinster to test squad depth in season opener

Joe Schmidt can count almost 20 names unavailable for selection in this Saturday’s opener against Llanelli. Does he look worried?

# rabodirect - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Up and running: Munster register first win of the season against Bristol

A second-half surge saw Rob Penney’s side home at Musgrave Park.

# rabodirect - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Kick-off: Leinster and Munster away on Pro12 opening day

Not before time, the league’s fixtures were released this morning.

# rabodirect - Monday 28 May, 2012

Opinion: Leinster can overcome double blow to land three in a row

The lads at Whiff of Cordite have called on Leinster to lift their chins and focus on a season that was a missed conversion from glory.

# rabodirect - Friday 25 May, 2012

True blue: Schmidt underlines commitment to Leinster

The Kiwi also gave updates on the fitness of Cian Healy and Sean O’Brien ahead of a potentially historic day at the RDS.

Pro12 final: Ospreys make just one change for Leinster trip

Steve Tandy has stuck with 14 of the team which felled Munster in the semi-final, scrum half Rhys Webb is the only change.

# rabodirect - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Cold blooded: No room for sentiment as Healy prepares for final push

The loose head was tight lipped about offering commiserations, preferring to keep his eyes on the prize.

# rabodirect - Monday 21 May, 2012

‘A massively proud moment for me’: Kearney reflects on Player of the Year award

The full-back has paid credit to his teammates while his coach at Leinster, Joe Schmidt, believes focus will not be a problem for the Pro12 Final on Sunday.

# rabodirect - Saturday 5 May, 2012

As it happened: Munster v Ulster, RaboDirect Pro12

The men in red were eager to exact revenge on their northern visitors for their Heineken Cup exit.

# rabodirect - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Dream team? Only one Irishman in Pro12 team of the year

Ulster’s Dan Tuohy is on the list, while there are only two representatives from table-topping Leinster.

# rabodirect - Thursday 19 April, 2012

First XV: Belfast set for Titanic Pro12 tussle

Ulster and Leinster have both named strong sides for tomorrow’s meeting despite their looming Heineken Cup appointments.

# rabodirect - Friday 23 March, 2012

Pro12 cheat-sheet: your guide to this weekend’s rugby

Four provinces, three games. Time to put that dreadful Six Nations business out of sight and out of mind.

# rabodirect - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Return of the kings: BOD and Cullen will play for Leinster on Friday

Leinster skills coach Richie Murphy has revealed that Brian O’Driscoll will play some part in this Friday’s RaboDirect Pr012 meeting with the Ospreys.

# rabodirect - Friday 9 March, 2012

He’s back: Wallace in Munster squad for Aironi trip

The veteran back row has recovered from the knee injury which ruled him out of the World Cup.

# rabodirect - Friday 17 February, 2012

Pro12 cheat-sheet: your guide to the provincial rugby action

Ireland v Wales seems an awful long time ago. ROG wants a game, you know you feel the same.

# rabodirect - Friday 10 February, 2012

As it happened: Ulster v Dragons Pro12

We went minute-by-minute for the Dragons visit to Ravenhill tonight.

# rabodirect - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Pro12 cheat-sheet: your guide to the provincial rugby action

We know you’ve missed the RaboDirect Pro 12, just admit it. Here’s what’s going on in the Six Nations’ shadow.

# rabodirect - Thursday 1 September, 2011

Leinster, Munster and Ulster announce teams for RaboDirect openers

The competition starts on Friday, with the Irish provinces including a number of experienced players in their line-ups.