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Dublin: 11 °C Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Wooden Spoon

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 15 March, 2014

England take Six Nations lead after hammering Italy in Rome

However, Leonardo Sarto’s late try ensured England would not surpass the 50-point margin they chased.

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider

The 22-year-old Scot held his nerve to settle a topsy-turvy clash.

# wooden-spoon - Sunday 16 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 empty threats our parents used to love Wooden Spoon

9 empty threats our parents used to love

Just you WAIT until your Dad hears about this.

# wooden-spoon - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge “Tea? No thanks”: Things Irish people don’t say Bertie Is Great

“Tea? No thanks”: Things Irish people don’t say

“Wooden spoon? Doesn’t bother me”.

# wooden-spoon - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 things only an Irish mammy can teach you Cold In Your Kidneys

9 things only an Irish mammy can teach you

Are you sure that’s dry?

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Late Tim Visser try means Ireland avoid wooden spoon

Scores from Maxime Medard and Wesley Fofana had us worried but Tim Visser saved Irish bacon.

# wooden-spoon - Thursday 14 March, 2013

‘The whole squad is 100% behind the management’ – Jamie Heaslip

The Ireland captain has highlighted Alessandro Zanni as the Italian danger man.

# wooden-spoon - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Sean O’Brien on wooden spoons, concussions and short man syndrome

“Obviously, with our genetics, we’re not a big race.” Has O’Brien looked in a mirror lately?

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Missed opportunity as Ireland have to settle for draw with French

Declan Kidney’s side were much-improved on their last outing but failed to score in the second half.

The Tank needs to be at his unstoppable best to top Picamoles

Sean O’Brien and the French No. 8 face off in a crucial back-row duel.

# wooden-spoon - Friday 8 March, 2013

French media declare Brian O’Driscoll is ‘dreaming of a winning farewell’

Midi Olympique believe a loss in Dublin may condemn France to the wooden spoon.

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Stay the course: Best calling for ‘on the money’ performance against French

The Ulster hooker says Ireland just need to be more efficient in their final two games this spring.

# wooden-spoon - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Reaction: Coach, captain lament ‘missed opportunity’ as Scotland make Ireland suffer

After another tepid second half display from Ireland, there is only pride to be salvaged.

# wooden-spoon - Friday 7 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge 11 ways to tell if you’re Irish… according to you Youreirishwhen

11 ways to tell if you’re Irish… according to you

From funerals, to wooden spoons, to flat 7UP. You know you’re Irish when…

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Six Nations wrap: Wales taste Grand Slam glory

Warren Gatland’s men made it a clean sweep for the third time in eight seasons, as Andy Robinson’s Scotland took home the wooden spoon.