Rugby - Today’s News
Excellent forwards, clever kicking, the yellow card, Keatley off the tee and set-piece power.
Michael Cheika’s side face Ireland in Dublin next month.
The 21-year-old has played a variety of positions throughout his young career.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
Thomond Park was a sell-out as Anthony Foley’s Munster delivered on the pitch.
It was tight for long periods but once again Munster’s forward power proved the difference.
Conor McGregor also has his next fight confirmed and Luke Fitzgerald returns to Leinster’s starting line-up.
We were live from Thomond Park as Anthony Foley’s side strove to make it two wins from two in Pool 1.
Thankfully, the Kerry youngster made a full recovery.
Michael Cheika’s side will line out in Dublin next month.
The Australian centre will get his first run out against Carmarthen Quins.
The JRFU has beaten off competition from Singapore to become the preferred candidate for the 18th team.
It’s two games in six days for Pat Lam’s men.
Roger Wilson and Stuart Olding will both start at Kingspan Stadium tomorrow.
Matt O’Connor makes three changes for Sunday’s Champions Cup clash with Castres.
The U2 singer was full of praise for the former Irish international.
Neil Doak’s side have to defeat the back-to-back champions to keep hope of qualification alive.
The Castres back row thrived even as a marked man when the sides last met.
Despite going into Friday’s game on the back of three successive victories, the Munster skipper insists his side are the underdogs.
‘I actually woke up the other night thinking about it,’ says the former Munster and Ireland out-half.
Rugby - Thursday 23 October, 2014
The Ulster hooker says his team will learn from last week’s defeat.
Can the southern province get back to winning ways against the Premiership side?
The replacement clashed with the Saracens number eight twice during their defeat in England.
Roy Keane was an unlikely double-agent when the Irish rugby team played New Zealand in 2008.
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
James Cronin and BJ Botha both start in Thomond Park tomorrow.
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Just who will wear the 13 jersey long term remains a mystery.
Anxious fans will find out on Saturday if they were lucky.
A shocking revelation about a snooze button, developing Ireland’s defence and his attachment to that number 13 shirt.
Joe Schmidt is frustrated not to have key men available, but points to chances for the ‘next tier.’
The centre was treated for suspected in concussion in a gruelling Six Nations clash with France in 2013.
The 23-year-old loosehead prop made his European debut for the province last weekend in Leicester.
Robbie Henshaw, Kieran Marmion, Rodney Ah You, Nathan White and Darragh Leader have made the November squad.
The southern province are likely to stick with Denis Hurley and Andrew Smith in the midfield.
Joe Schmidt had positive words about the two players who will battle it out for a midfield spot in November.
Brian O’Driscoll appealed to Wayne Barnes to restore calm in an infamously unruly World Cup warm-up.
Rugby - Wednesday 22 October, 2014
The Ireland head coach outlines his decision to leave the Ulster out-half out of his squad for November.
Dessie Farrell, John Caulfield, Chris Ashton, Ched Evans and Steven Gerrard are all in the news as well.
Should Hooky and Popey be quaking in their boots?
The Ireland head coach refuted the notion that he has told Ulster to pick Jared Payne at outside centre.
The Fijian soldier is one of three uncapped players in England’s 33-man squad.
The Aussies come to Dublin next month.