Rugby - Today’s News
The Ulster hooker says his team will learn from last week’s defeat.
Roy Keane was an unlikely double-agent when the Irish rugby team played New Zealand in 2008.
James Cronin and BJ Botha both start in Thomond Park tomorrow.
Simon Hick Column: ‘BOD’s legacy is positive in every way, apart from the vacuum left in his absence’
Just who will wear the 13 jersey long term remains a mystery.
Drug heists and busts with plotlines straight out of the movies.
Anxious fans will find out on Saturday if they were lucky.
A shocking revelation about a snooze button, developing Ireland’s defence and his attachment to that number 13 shirt.
Joe Schmidt is frustrated not to have key men available, but points to chances for the ‘next tier.’
The centre was treated for suspected in concussion in a gruelling Six Nations clash with France in 2013.
The 23-year-old loosehead prop made his European debut for the province last weekend in Leicester.
Robbie Henshaw, Kieran Marmion, Rodney Ah You, Nathan White and Darragh Leader have made the November squad.
The southern province are likely to stick with Denis Hurley and Andrew Smith in the midfield.
Joe Schmidt had positive words about the two players who will battle it out for a midfield spot in November.
Brian O’Driscoll appealed to Wayne Barnes to restore calm in an infamously unruly World Cup warm-up.
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.