Rugby - Today’s News
There was almost a repeat of Ireland’s last-gasp defeat to New Zealand, but they showed their mental edge this time.
Meanwhile, an Irish athlete picked up a European bronze medal and Ulster’s out-half was ruled out.
Connacht and Ireland back wouldn’t look out of place in Super Rugby, says a man who knows a thing or two.
See you next year, Jacko.
Several Australian journalists pointed to the kicking from Joe Schmidt’s side as a key factor in the outcome.
Those two know the feeling of standing over a kick that can define your career.
Ireland’s defensive concerns were alarming in the opening 40 minutes in Dublin on Saturday.
Beale’s cameo off the bench against Ireland was his first appearance since Whatsappgate.
There is a healthy Irish representation after their win against Australia.
Munster, Connacht and Ulster all won while Leinster picked up a draw.
Old Belvedere remain on top despite drawing at home with Galwegians.
The 34-year-old underlined his importance to Ireland during the November Tests.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
We break down Ireland’s scintillating opening 16 minutes against Michael Cheika’s side last night.
Was it a forward pass from Phipps? You tell us…
When his country needed him, Paulie delivered.
Ireland head coach “recovering well” following surgery at St Vincent’s Hospital.
Conor Murray also underwent a Head Injury Assessment during the clash with Australia yesterday.
Jimmy Gopperth had a last-gasp chance to win the game with a drop goal from 22 metres out.
The 27-year-old was set to start at outside centre for Matt O’Connor’s team.
The Wallabies head coach was making no excuses for his side’s disappointing defeat in Dublin.
Warren Gatland’s men were 16-15 ahead until the Kiwi out-half’s timely intervention.
Get all the results and scorers from yesterday’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A and 1B action.
Hearts were in mouths and Irish fans were watching through their fingers in Dublin.
If this had gone over …
The captain did get a sense of satisfaction from Ireland’s second half performance.
Also, Brian O’Driscoll owns Rory McIlroy and Graham Norton befriends Paul Galvin.
Killer fog to surfs up.
Ireland’s World Cup opponents were tactically out-thought in the French capital.
There are also pieces on England’s most-capped player and a footballer turned teacher.
Captain Paul O’Connell isn’t going to forget the nightmare that followed Ireland’s last November clean sweep.
This time last year, Leinster were in Treviso while Ireland took on the All Blacks.
Rugby - Saturday 22 November, 2014
After three wins in November, the Ireland hooker recalled a similar situation back in 2006.
England had lost their previous five test matches before today’s victory against Samoa.
The retired Ireland legend has been helping the Connacht man out this month.
The New Zealand second row becomes the fourth man from his country to win the trophy.
The RTÉ pundit also said that we should not get ahead of ourselves going into 2015 and the World Cup.
The final quarter played by the All Blacks against Wales should be shown to every player in the world
New Zealand scored 19 unanswered points in the game’s closing stages.
Sexton, Bowe and Zebo all feature prominently.