# tables - Today’s News
There’s a lot going on up North in the New Year.
# tables - Monday 29 July, 2013
Minister of State Brian Hayes hopes to have details on every building, every piece of land and every table and chair owned by the State to be online by the beginning of next year.
# tables - Thursday 29 March, 2012
The RFU have confirmed they’ve agreed a four-year contract with the 42-year-old.
# tables - Thursday 22 March, 2012
Ireland have been often brilliant, frequently decent and occasionally awful in recent years. In this Six Nations Championship, they were all three at some stage.
# tables - Monday 19 March, 2012
Declan Kidney will have to pick his men up after a disappointing end to the Six Nations, with the All Blacks on the horizon.
# tables - Saturday 17 March, 2012
Ireland face a resurgent England at Twickenham in a much-anticipated St Patrick’s Day showdown.
# tables - Thursday 15 March, 2012
Tommy Bowe is aiming to finish the Six Nations on a high, and maybe even grab himself a sneaky try-scoring record along the way.
Anthony Foley has come due to Ger Smal’s unfortunate ill-health. But has the enforced change helped Declan Kidney’s backroom?
# tables - Wednesday 14 March, 2012
Yesterday’s award shortlist was a farce, writes Tom Fox. Here’s who should be lauded.
Stephen Ferris is the latest to stoke the flames ahead of Saturday’s visit to Twickenham.
The No.8 is looking forward to Saturday’s match.
# tables - Tuesday 13 March, 2012
12 months on from an ambush in the Aviva, will England be wary of falling into the same old trap against Irish ‘underdogs’?
# tables - Monday 12 March, 2012
Section of the visitors’ media criticised the Irish for playing “very close to the edge of the laws all the time”.
Donnacha Ryan made it, but who are the 14 others to join him? Right this way.
On the penultimate weekend of the championship, there was still scope for surprise. Who knew?
# tables - Sunday 11 March, 2012
We went minute-by-minute as France attempted to keep their Six Nations Championship hopes alive against England.
# tables - Saturday 10 March, 2012
Patrick McCarry is in his seat at the Aviva Stadium and ready for Ireland v Scotland. Here’s what’s in store.
Scotland’s pack will be out to impress. Ireland must win the aerial battle to win the game.
# tables - Friday 9 March, 2012
We got in touch with our Celtic cousins via G-Mail and managed to find a little common ground ahead of tomorrow’s big game.
# tables - Thursday 8 March, 2012
The Munster back row will win his first full cap on Saturday after injury ruled out Sean O’Brien.
Philippe Saint-Andre’s side are gearing up for the showdown at the Stade de France.
# tables - Wednesday 7 March, 2012
Ulster man to lead out Ireland to face Andy Robinson’s side at Lansdowne Rd this weekend.
Half-backs Francois Trinh-Duc and Morgan Parra have paid the price for the points dropped against Ireland last weekend ahead of the clash in Paris on Sunday.
# tables - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
Mike Ross shows off some of the battle scars he left the Stade de France with on Sunday evening.
The in-form fullback says Ireland were just ‘one or two percent’ from victory in Paris.
The 33-year-old stepped down from Test rugby last October after captaining England at the World Cup in New Zealand.
Grand Slam chasing Welsh will be without their captain as prop Gethkin Jenkins takes the armband.
Three acronyms have been very important to Ireland down the years, BOD, ROG and POC. Who will lead us now?
# tables - Monday 5 March, 2012
Ireland’s blitz defence very nearly delivered a famous win in Paris, but when the chips were down it was the attack which stuttered.
‘Trust me, in the changing rooms, there was a feeling of failure in the air. It didn’t feel like a draw.’
# tables - Sunday 4 March, 2012
Bowe scored two tries that put the visitors within touching distance of a first win in Paris since 2000.
The rescheduled clash, postponed from three weeks ago due to a frozen pitch, was well worth the wait.
The Irish coach admitted he was disappointed with a draw in Paris and is already looking ahead to Scotland’s visit to the Aviva.
“We’re playing some good rugby at times and we’re good enough to win these games so it’s very frustrating that we didn’t close it out.”
It was a close run thing and a massive collective effort. Here is our judgement on the 22 individual performances.
If they are to make it two wins from three, Ireland will have to earn their first win at the Stade de France since 2000.
# tables - Friday 2 March, 2012
Dr. Frank O’Driscoll thinks his son will be back in action in ‘three to four weeks’, in time for Leinster’s Heineken Cup defence and maybe even a trip to Thomond Park.
# tables - Thursday 1 March, 2012
The full-back has revealed that he faces up to nine months out of action with a serious knee ligament injury.
Will Greenwood was on the whistle as skaters from both countries faced off.
Is Peter O’Mahony the the key to an Irish win in Paris this weekend?
# tables - Wednesday 29 February, 2012
Declan Kidney has stressed that an unchanged team does not mean that no thought went into the selection process.