Rugby - Today’s News
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
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.
And when you can expect to see them back on a rugby field.
The 27-year-old Tipp native discusses competing for steals and CJ Stander’s impact with ball in hand.
Mourad Boudjellal’s money has bought some of the best mindsets in the world of rugby.
Rugby - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
A back row of Diack, Ryan and O’Donnell? If you say so.
There were some cracking scores in the Champions Cup opening round
O’Driscoll also spoke to RTE about Michael Cheika’s influence and ROG vs Sexton.
Schmidt wasn’t afraid to reward form ahead of the November tests.
We’ll also have news of two Ulster Rugby injury set backs and Man City’s early Champions League start.
The Australian coach in waiting has proven his ability to shift culture at Leinster. Now to sort out his country.
While Joe Schmidt has had to reach down the depth chart in some areas, he was faced with difficult omissions in the back-line.
Hint: It’s all to do with DEBRA Ireland and EB Awareness Day.
Joe Schmidt named his 37-man squad a week earlier than previously announced.
Scrum coach Marco Caputo says that Luke Fitzgerald will feature on the bench again this week.
He is expected to miss a number of months.
The Irish province welcome Saracens to Thomond Park on Friday night for what should be a superb Pool 1 clash.
Darragh Fanning enjoyed a prolific European debut, but credited the win to his pack.
Rugby - Monday 20 October, 2014
Also, Bale could miss Liverpool clash and Paddy McNair is in line for a new deal.
Meanwhile, head coach Anthony Foley says no definitive progress has been made in the search for an extra back.
It’s closer than you think says Whiff of Cordite.
Cheika got Leinster to realise their potential but Schmidt helped them exceed it.
Let’s find out.
Six Munster men, three Ulster players and six Leinster stars make our selection.
Neil Doak again used Payne at outside centre for Saturday’s Champions Cup defeat to Leicester.
Poor Saracens have been scalped twice by Munster at the end of European encounters.
Neil Doak’s backline demonstrated what they can do when provided with a quality platform.
Could we be set for Cheika v Schmidt in Dublin next month?
The Ireland No. 8 gave an open and accurate analysis of his side’s performance at the RDS.
Also, UL Bohemians got a win in the Women’s AIL.
Rugby - Sunday 19 October, 2014
We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to pick apart the crucial moments in the endgame at the AJ Bell Stadium.
The Australian head coach was enthused by the performances of Darragh Fanning and the back row.
Heaslip’s work rate, Fanning’s tries, individual errors, the back row and inconsistency.
Matt O’Connor’s side picked up all four points at the RDS as Darragh Fanning scored two tries.
Make up your mind Rory, is it Ulster or Leinster?
Matt O’Connor’s side were hoping to find their best form as the ambitious Premiership outfit visited the RDS.
Toulon were only able to pick up four points at home to the Scarlets.