A glimpse at a little-seen world.
Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The Grenoble scrum-half knows a thing or two about facing the Top 14′s best following his breakthrough season with Grenoble.
The four Irish riders, including Chris Juul Jensen will battle it out with 217 other riders for the pink jersey.
The veteran lock says the Heineken Cup champions are better than the side that beat his province heavily in France in 2011.
The clash will take place at Paterson Stadium in Perth this November.
The Donegal boxer surrendered his national title in February, sparking speculation he was to leave the amateur ranks.
Let us hope the reaction of the crowd prevents any copycat attempts in the future.
Having stepped down from his role with the Treaty County, O’Grady defended himself on RTE’s Morning Ireland show.
Forward Patrick McBrearty says his teammates are giving Monaghan their full concentration in the lead-up to Sunday’s clash at Croke Park.
We have video clips of the three scores and want to know which one you think is best.
Tuesday 22 April, 2014
The former Red Devils midfielder is on Champions League duty for ITV this evening.
The three players all made their Ireland debuts this season and have excelled for their provinces.
The trio will discover who their peers have voted for on 7 May.
22-year-old academy out-half Jonathan Holland trained with the senior squad as JJ Hanrahan underwent fitness tests.
Connacht coach Pat Lam lamented his squad’s injury crisis after another heavy defeat all but ended his side’s European Cup hopes.
There have been suggestions that Munster should go with an attacking back three of Zebo, Conway and Earls.
Matthew Miller received second and third degree burns while trying to save his brother from a fire in their Queens home.
Monday 21 April, 2014
Head coach Rob Penney is calling on his team to play the best game in their history to knock off the reigning champions.
Sunday 20 April, 2014
The Cardiff Blues No.8 may have played his last game for the Welsh club.
Gareth Anscombe, meanwhile, left his last-ditch penalty attempt against Crusaders a few, crucial yards short.
Everton took on Manchester United, as David Moyes had an unhappy return to his former club.
The Munster coach was pleased that his side picked up a bonus point win, and no injuries, in Galway.
Robert Barrable and his teammate Stuart Loudon finished just under two minutes back from the eventual winners.
The Irishman got off to a flying start in the morning session of his first round encounter.
The young English winger has come to the championship party in a huge way.
Kekuta Manneh last home a late equaliser for the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place.
The Special One became the Happy One before a ball was kicked and a huge visit to Anfield could see him return in title-winning style.
Also featuring a jubilant Ken Doherty, Eoin Cadogan and a child who simply would not share.
The on-loan ‘Pool striker scored the winner against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Saturday 19 April, 2014
James Hart kicked 11 points for Grenoble but they Bayonne back into a game they really should have won.
If life hands you a broken shot clock, make do in comedic fashion.
The Houston Astros prospect will find Easter Egg munching difficult this weekend.
Robbie Henshaw and Eoin McKeon errors have been well and truly punished by their interprovincial rivals.
Cork conceded a late free as their substitute Sam Ryan was penalised in injury time from breaking a little known rule.
The Dubliners are the top dogs in Irish club rugby for the first time in their 138-year history.
We can only hope the vinyl he snapped was a Richie Kavanagh effort and not an obscure, early Yardbirds jam session.
We are siding with the Irishman on this one.
Friday 18 April, 2014
The Borussia Dortmund coach sparked riotous laughter after running from a pre-match briefing.
Jack Dinneen has been drafted into the senior squad following an injury crisis in the front row.
The British broadcaster previously tied up a deal to show the Pro12 from September onwards.
Saturday 12 April, 2014
Tom Farquharson emigrated to Wales after being arrested for IRA involvement in the early 1920s. He was a cup winner six years later.