Rugby - Today’s News
French rugby bosses have called the Munster legend to a hearing.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
The Leinster and Ireland back row has been ruled out for 12 weeks by the province.
If it weren’t for the tight jeans he would have gotten even lower when poaching.
Head coach Anthony Foley and CEO Garrett Fitzgerald spoke at Thomond Park this afternoon.
The Wallabies’ head coach, Ewen McKenzie, has gone for an entirely new playmaking pairing to face South Africa.
The case will be heard tomorrow after the incident in last weekend’s ITM Cup action.
Promising backs, forward’s consistency, Champions Cup qualification and high-profile signings are all addressed.
Rugby - Monday 1 September, 2014
The 36-times capped hooker will provide cover in a position where the province have been injury-hit.
So much change means very little is certain for the northern province.
Anthony Foley will be keen for an emphatic win over Edinburgh on Friday to quash doubts over squad morale.
“People say time’s a healer. I don’t agree with that. It just adds to the pain ‘cos you realise ‘no, this is real. He’s gone’”.
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
Matt O’Connor is braced for a serious test to start the new season this weekend.
The IRB have released a star-studded video to promote the international tournament.
The Irish international suffered the injury while playing for Racing Metro on Saturday night.
Rugby - Sunday 31 August, 2014
The former Munster No. 8 has had a good start to life under Simon Mannix in France.
The Auckland back row made up for his error by scoring a try later in the clash against Tasman.
It was a good day all round for the Irish exiles in the Top 14.
Rugby - Saturday 30 August, 2014
An early Jared Payne try set Ulster on their way to victory.
John Folau is currently on the books of the NRL’s Parramatta Eels.
You best watch this sumptuous behind the back pass sitting down.
Two-point penalties and three-point conversions are chief among the changes.
The South African left his home country after falling out of the Springboks picture.
The ARU have revealed their financial assistance to the Reds in securing the former AFL and NRL player.
Suddenly, the Auvergne-based club don’t look so dangerous at the Stade Marcel-Michelin.
Rugby - Friday 29 August, 2014
His side recorded a 17-5 win over London Irish in Waterford.
The Harlequins prop was at his disruptive best during this version of “teammates”.
Tullow’s finest flanker will get plenty of opportunity to carry from number eight.
We caught up with London Irish’s new prop Tom Court to talk about the turmoil in Ulster and the end of his international career.
God love ‘em.
Ryanair: The Great Leveller.
After two years of ‘Penneyball’, Brian Walsh is looking for more variety from the southern province.
Rob Kearney points out how shorter, sharper sessions are better for everyone.
Eoghan Hickey proposes two minor alterations to speed up the game and provide more tries.
Rugby - Thursday 28 August, 2014
The former Samoa international is excited to welcome his new signings to the province.
And we thought they were besties.
Instead of being the next Argentine football star, he wanted to be the first Hugo Porta.
The former hooker is now scrum coach at the province where he won two Heineken Cups.
Your one-stop shop for everything CAO.
Rugby union’s international governing body will have a new moniker from the 19th of November onwards.
The scrum-half accepts his finest achievements are already behind him, but he’s the leader of a growing Irish movement in the Premiership.
The flanker is raring to go in a new season after playing only three times in 2014.
Rugby - Wednesday 27 August, 2014
Matt O’Connor’s got a call to make.