Rugby - Yesterday’s News
The 27-year-old came on for Brian O’Driscoll and scored a late try.
The fullback was taken out in the air by England’s Jack Nowell.
Leigh Halfpenny’s five penalties have the Welshmen in touch, however.
The Leinster prop scored the final try on a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon at the Aviva Stadium.
The dark grey item went missing in the early hours of this morning.
That O’Driscoll fella wasn’t the only magician at work yesterday.
Rob Kearney experiences a REAL rugby ruck and the nation says goodbye to a legend.
After first away win since 2012, Saint-Andre confident home advantage will prove telling against Ireland
Scott Johnson, meanwhile, can’t quite understand how Scotland were denied a big scalp against France.
42 years of travelling to Paris and Ireland have a win and a draw to show for their efforts.
Eoin Reddan says any ideas that Ireland travel to Paris as favourites are wide of the mark.
When will we see his likes again?
Rugby - Saturday 8 March, 2014
Zach Kibirige evaded five Welshmen and bashed another on his way to a 70-metre score.
As the veteran centre attempted to deflect praise, Paul O’Connell says the skill of the man continues to amaze.
The Munster scrum-half was physically sick last night and felt unwell again after a knock to the ribs in the first half today.
The outside centre made her Ireland debut in 2001.
O’Driscoll shows his class, Italians fade after Irish onslaught and Joe Schmidt’s men are showing consistency.
The Scots thought they had achieved an upset but indiscipline cost them in the closing stages.
The visitors held firm for 30 minutes before the floodgates opened.
“No one left the stadium [at the end]. There was fantastic applause for a man who massively deserves it.”
The legendary centre was holding back the tears when he was interviewed on RTE.
The outside centre played a part in three Irish tries as Joe Schmidt’s side set up a championship decider in France.
Ireland got off to a flying start at Lansdowne Road and never looked back.
A number of Leinster players stood out for Mike Ruddock’s men while Italy’s search for a goal-kicker goes on.
We went minute-by-minute for Brian O’Driscoll’s last home international.., and there’s a Championship to be played for too.
“Tell the chopper to wait, we’ve got a legend to honour.”
Set in the future, an old man tells an intrigued young Irish boy all about ‘BOD’.
The versatile forward is respectful, but confident of taking on all comers for the role of blindside with Ulster and Ireland
Former Leinster and Ireland hooker Shane Byrne believes the country’s leading try scorer is deserving of every accolade he gets.
The former All Blacks centre will be banned for three games if he pleads guilty.
Rugby - Friday 7 March, 2014
Mike Ruddock’s charges are on course for a return to winning ways.
Once the operatic crooners pack their tuxedos away, work will commence of upgrades to the home of Dolphin and Sunday’s Well.
The former Munster and Ireland flanker believes Joe Schmidt will look to his forwards and set-pieces again to win the day.
The decider will take place on St Patrick’s Day.
This should be the Google Doodle from now on.
Because there will be 45 players not called Brian O’Driscoll on the field tomorrow.
It’s all too much.
The retiring outside centre will play his final Ireland game at Lansdowne Road tomorrow.
The Ireland star will bow out in style.
‘We were just cold, waiting on him to get out there’, joked Jamie Heaslip.