Rugby - Today’s News
Matt Healy was trying to keep the game alive, but he killed it.
Zane Kirchner and Shane Jennings scored tries for Matt O’Connor’s men.
Connacht had Leinster on the back foot in the first half in the RDS.
Also, Johnny Sexton won’t play rugby again until February.
This is the first of many inter-pros over the festive period.
We look at some of the top athletes Bernard Brogan might follow into politics.
It was also a good year for James McGee, St Vincent’s and Stephanie Roche.
After his fourth concussion in a year, his club confirmed that he will be stood down from contact training for 12 weeks.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen gave his blessing for SBW to fight, while Cooper got sign-off from the ARU.
That 13.00 timeslot was made for Treviso.
The English club’s chief executive feels the league needs to remove the restrictions in order to stay competitive.
Stuart Olding has recovered from injury but is named on the bench.
Things don’t get any easier for Munster as they travel to Scotstoun tomorrow in the Pro12.
The 10 nominees include Joe Schmidt, Brian Cody and Peter Taylor.
Kevin McLaughlin admits the players need to start delivering on the pitch.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
It was an admirable attempt the first time Adam, but this is a bit much.
We’ll Leave It There So: Sexton’s concussion issues, The Ginger Pele retires and all the day’s sport
Also, Dan Carter is moving back to France.
The Australian head coach says his side are measured by a ‘different yardstick’ to the other Irish provinces.
Changes to the qualifying process announced by World Rugby mean good news for Tom Tierney’s side.
The new deal will bring the prop beyond his 36th birthday.
Longford Town and their hurlers brought home silverware in 2014.
The on-loan Cheetahs front row has been named on Matt O’Connor’s bench for tomorrow’s tie at the RDS.
Organisers committed to vision for a world class Casement Park despite today’s ruling.
The Galway man will be responsible for growing the game across the province.
The Mourne men and ladies had plenty to smile about over the past 12 months.
The Ireland out-half sustained the injury against Australia in November.
Ulster are all but out of the Champions Cup, meaning a Pro12 title has become the priority.
Pat Lam’s players decided to do something different to secret santa this year.
The flanker’s testimony prevented Charlie Matthews from getting a big ban.
The western province have never won in the RDS, but are hoping that 14 changes will give them the best possible chance.
Children from Laura Lynn, Heart Children Ireland and Blackrock Flyers Special Olympics Club were surprised by Healy, Kearney, Conan and Madigan.
The big names from the Southern Hemisphere are currently negotiating lucrative deals.
The 58-times capped lock is the latest player to confirm his departure from Australia post-World Cup.
“Let’s just say I’m really impressed by Jackie’s vision,” says the Kiwi after signing a contract worth a reported €1.5 million per year.
The likes of Caolin Blade have given Pat Lam some welcome selection headaches for the coming weeks.
Not a great 24 hours for the two-time defending European champions.
Rugby - Wednesday 17 December, 2014
Also, Andy Lee returns home and Alan Brogan contemplates his Dublin future.