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David Wallace

# david-wallace - Saturday 5 April, 2014

David Wallace: Result too tight to call but Munster will deliver best performance yet

The former Munster and Ireland flanker says Toulouse have been ‘on the radar’ ever since they thrashed his province in 1996.

# david-wallace - Saturday 29 March, 2014

David Wallace: ‘Angry Munster will play with a massive chip on their shoulder’

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels several players will have points to prove to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt.

# david-wallace - Friday 7 March, 2014

David Wallace: Question not if Ireland will beat Italy but by how much

The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes Joe Schmidt will look to his forwards and set-pieces again to win the day.

# david-wallace - Thursday 20 February, 2014

David Wallace: Foley the driving force of Munster for many years, now it’s just official

Having seen Foley the tactician work at close quarters, the former Munster back row is in no doubt that the province is in safe hands.

# david-wallace - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Rugby star cheering on Mr World and Newstalk host at Great Limerick Run

Former Ireland flanker David Wallace has called on the public to sign up for the Special Olympics fundraiser.

# david-wallace - Monday 10 February, 2014

Paul O’Connell may have to start wearing Peter O’Mahony pyjamas

The Munster captain has now delivered three huge performances on the spin for his country.

# david-wallace - Friday 7 February, 2014

‘Wales will try to bulldoze Ireland but Schmidt factor will see us home’

Former Ireland flanker David Wallace has backed Chris Henry and Jamie Heaslip to shine against the Welsh.

# david-wallace - Thursday 6 February, 2014

‘People will mention ROG but Axel deserves Munster job’ – David Wallace

The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes ‘Axel’ is in prime position to be named Rob Penney’s successor.

# david-wallace - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Wallace backs O’Donnell to step into O’Brien’s Six Nations shoes

The former Munster and Ireland openside believes the Tipperary man offers Ireland a greater ball-carrying threat.

# david-wallace - Monday 20 January, 2014

‘Play Munster v Leinster semi final at Croke Park… if they both get there’

Former Munster forward David Wallace believes GAA headquarters would be perfectly suited for the potential cup tie.

Wallace commends IRFU on securing services of ‘inspirational’ O’Connell

The former Munster flanker is hopeful that Keith Earls will follow suit and pen a new deal.

# david-wallace - Saturday 11 January, 2014

David Wallace: Munster players behind Penney but gameplan still grates

The former Munster flanker believes Ian Keatley is fortunate to start ahead of JJ Hanrahan today.

# david-wallace - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Ireland eager to mix it with rugby’s big boys in 2014

We spoke to Paul O’Connell, Jean de Villiers, Kieran Read and David Wallace about rugby’s top two.

# david-wallace - Sunday 15 December, 2013

All you’ll ever need to know about Garryowen Football Club

The Limerick club has produced rugby greats such as Keith Wood, Phil Danaher and David Wallace.

# david-wallace - Saturday 14 December, 2013

David Wallace: Munster to deepen Perpignan’s dented confidence

The return of Donnacha Ryan to the starting line-up boosts the province’s hopes of a back-to-back win.

# david-wallace - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Painful memories of blowing a 21-7 lead against the All Blacks

David Wallace recalls a harrowing defeat against New Zealand that marked Richie McCaw’s Test debut.

# david-wallace - Friday 22 November, 2013

‘Kieran Read is the best player in the world right now’ – David Wallace

The All Blacks’ No.8 is the current favourite to win the IRB Player of the Year award.

# david-wallace - Friday 8 November, 2013

David Wallace: Schmidt deals strong hand but Madigan should have started at 10

The former Munster and Ireland flanker feels Jimmy Gopperth’s form for Leinster has cost the young out-half.

# david-wallace - Friday 18 October, 2013

‘Munster play best when their backs are to the wall’ – David Wallace

The former Munster and Ireland flanker is surprised that CJ Stander is not in the starting line-up.

# david-wallace - Sunday 13 October, 2013

‘Little things change big games’: David Wallace on Munster’s loss to Edinburgh

The former Munster and Ireland flanker says it is too early for Munster supporters to panic, following the 29-23 loss at Murrayfield.

# david-wallace - Friday 6 September, 2013 experts’ guide to the Pro12 season

We asked some former rugby players, a Gaelgoir and our in-house fanatics for their insights ahead of the big kick-off.

# david-wallace - Monday 2 September, 2013

Wallace rugby brothers gear up for 800km charity cycle

Former Ireland flanker David Wallace tells about his training for the Malin to Mizen Cycle.

# david-wallace - Saturday 6 July, 2013

David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it

The former Ireland and Lions flanker questions many of Warren Gatland’s last-ditch squad selections ahead of today’s decider.

# david-wallace - Friday 28 June, 2013

‘If the Lions don’t win tomorrow, I fear for the series’ – David Wallace

The former Ireland Lions flanker believes the second Test will top the first for sheer, nerve-shredding tension.

# david-wallace - Saturday 22 June, 2013

‘Nauseating. Terrifying. The pinnacle of your career’ — Former Lions on First Test thrill

David Wallace and Shane Byrne share their experiences of making Lions Test debuts in South Africa and New Zealand.

# david-wallace - Friday 21 June, 2013

David Wallace: ‘Real deal’ Zebo could miss his Test chance once Bowe returns

The former Ireland and Lions flanker feels Warren Gatland did a disservice to Andrew Trimble and Tim Visser by selecting Shane Williams on Tuesday.

# david-wallace - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Flashback: Springbok blitz catches the Lions on the hop in 2009

Paul O’Connell and David Wallace reflect on the lightning quick start made by South Africa in the First Test.

# david-wallace - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Lions have potential to go unbeaten but tests will keep coming – David Wallace

The former Ireland and Lions flanker believes Western Force should not pose much of a threat to the Warren Gatland’s men.

# david-wallace - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Tight hamstring but good spirits as Rob Kearney embarks on road to recovery

The fullback is hoping to be back in action for one of the Lions’ two warm-up matches next week.

# david-wallace - Thursday 16 May, 2013

A personal decision, but O’Driscoll playing on is great for Irish rugby

As long as you’re happy with your performance and appetite for the game, retirement can be pushed down the road, writes David Wallace.

# david-wallace - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

‘The lads had me on their shoulders, on a King’s Chair, in Copenhagen Airport’

Former Munster and Ireland flanker David Wallace tells us all about the nerves around Lions selection day.

# david-wallace - Saturday 27 April, 2013

‘Munster players are brought up on cup rugby, it’s what we relish’

Former Munster and Ireland flanker David Wallace wants Paul O’Connell & co to expose any lingering Clermont doubts.

# david-wallace - Friday 26 April, 2013

10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true

The organisation is appealing to the public to give generously on its annual collection day.

# david-wallace - Sunday 7 April, 2013

‘Nothing more stimulating than POC screaming at you’ – David Wallace

The former Munster flanker believes ‘amazing’ Zebo and talisman O’Connell can inspire cup success.

# david-wallace - Thursday 4 April, 2013

David Wallace: Harsh to dismiss Kidney but sooner was better than later

The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes his former coach had his hands tied on a couple of pivotal decisions.

# david-wallace - Friday 11 January, 2013

VIDEO: 4 classic Heineken Cup matches when 4 tries did the trick

The miracle match makes the grade and three other beauties.

# david-wallace - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

VIDEO: Darren O’Neill donates his act of kindness to Special Olympics Ireland

The Irish boxer is the official ambassador for the organisation’s latest initiative.

# david-wallace - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Final whistle: Hip injury forces Leamy retirement

Munster and Ireland back-row Denis Leamy has announced his retirement at the age of 30.

# david-wallace - 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.

# david-wallace - Thursday 3 May, 2012

‘I hoped to play on for another two or three years’ – Wallace

Nine months on from the knee injury which ended his career, David Wallace says the pain simply would not go away.

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