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Dublin: 9 °C Friday 22 August, 2014

Rob Kearney

# rob-kearney - Today’s News


# rob-kearney - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Leinster’s new European jersey has navy and gold stripes on the front

Canterbury have come up with a fresh idea for the eastern province’s 2014/15 kit.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Rob Kearney: The days of ‘It’s just a knock, I’ll be fine’ are gone

The Leinster and Ireland fullback talks player welfare and life beyond rugby after his first year as IRUPA chairman.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 29 May, 2014

‘Imitation is the best form of flattery’ – Kearney ready for Leinster-esque Warriors

‘Any time you play in a season and you don’t win trophies, it is a failure.’

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Analysis: Added line speed moves Leinster’s defence in positive direction

Using GIFs and screenshots, we examine how Matt O’Connor has gone about changing the Leinster ‘D’.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

From Most fed up Irish cow pic of the day Got Milk

Most fed up Irish cow pic of the day

Drinking big glasses of milk in front of a load of cows? How rude.

# rob-kearney - Friday 2 May, 2014

Ulster down to 14 men AGAIN as Tom Court is sent off for spear tackle

Nick Williams was lucky not to see red after striking Rhys Ruddock.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Leinster fullback Kearney lauds the quality of all-round Jared Payne

The Louth man joked that his Ulster rival should target Ireland’s outside centre shirt, rather than the 15 slot.

# rob-kearney - Monday 28 April, 2014

Brian O’Driscoll and Rob Kearney have been fighting in training… again

The Leinster and Ireland duo love a good scrap ahead of a big game.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

JJ Hanrahan, Rob Kearney and Jonny Sexton up for 2014 Try of the Year Best Tries This post contains a poll This post contains videos

JJ Hanrahan, Rob Kearney and Jonny Sexton up for 2014 Try of the Year

We have video clips of the three scores and want to know which one you think is best.

# rob-kearney - Friday 18 April, 2014

Hard Fanning carry, soft Kearney hands sets up Murphy try for Leinster

The Leinster attack is having fun in the sun.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney 28 Candles This post contains videos

15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney

The Cooley native turns 28 today. Plenty of time for more derring-do feats of counter-attacking brilliance from the Ireland fullback.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Irish heroes bring Six Nations trophy to charity game in aid of paralysed player

Rob Kearney, Fergus McFadden, Ian Madigan and Jordi Murphy were in attendance at the Unite 4 Jack fundraiser at Donnybrook.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

‘Christ, here we go again’: Rob Kearney on the nervous TMO wait in Paris

The Irish fullback was convinced Damien Chouly’s late score would be allowed.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Healy and O’Mahony set for Parisian showdown after coming through training

The Leinster prop and Munster flanker have successfully shaken off injury niggles.

# rob-kearney - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This brilliantly captioned photo of Rob Kearney has gone viral around the world Our Rob

# rob-kearney - Sunday 9 March, 2014

Great craic in here lads! It’s the sporting tweets of the week Rucking Good Fun This post contains images

Great craic in here lads! It’s the sporting tweets of the week

Rob Kearney experiences a REAL rugby ruck and the nation says goodbye to a legend.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

Analysis: Ireland’s decision-making and execution lets them down in Twickenham

Joe Schmidt’s men identified the space in wide channels, but couldn’t convert it into gainline advances.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Positive sheen of England slugfest wears off fast for ‘gutted’ Schmidt

Ireland’s head coach was an odd combination of annoyed and enthused after a mixed bag of a day in London.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Six things we learned from this weekend’s Six Nations action

We pick the bones out of a weekend that ended in disappointment for Ireland.

How the Irish players rated after their narrow loss to England

There were some heroic showings for Joe Schmidt’s men at Twickenham but a lot of missed tackles.

‘We probably haven’t fulfilled our potential over the years’ – Rob Kearney

The Ireland fullback admits that ‘it’s very difficult to win Triple Crowns these days.’

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Irish rugby players welcome four-year-old cancer patient Merryn Lacy to training Rugby Heroes This post contains images

Irish rugby players welcome four-year-old cancer patient Merryn Lacy to training

The father of the young Dubliner had nothing but praise for the Ireland squad for taking time out to meet his daughter.

11 drier than dry tweets that make @BoringKearney a fine Irish sporting parody

Of course, Louth’s internationals aren’t really boring at all.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Analysis: Finding space the key to Ireland’s kicking against Wales

Joe Schmidt identified potential weaknesses in the Welsh defensive system and his players pursued them ruthlessly.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips gets into Twitter scrap with One Direction’s Niall Horan Magic Mike

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips gets into Twitter scrap with One Direction’s Niall Horan

Rob Kearney hates when someone slags off Mullingar’s finest.

# rob-kearney - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

O’Connell recovering well as Fitzgerald and Reddan ruled out for Wales

Rob Kearney sat out training this morning, while Cian Healy only took a limited part.

# rob-kearney - Friday 31 January, 2014

Kearney and Hogg can tip the balance from the best seat in the house

Former Ulster full-back Adam D’Arcy takes a close look at the battle of the 15s in Sunday’s Six Nations opener.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 26 January, 2014

‘France isn’t the threat that everyone thinks it is’ – rugby agent McHugh

David McHugh, who manages the interests of the likes of Rob and Dave Kearney, explains what his job entails.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Kearney brothers on ‘electric’ Irish fans, getting watery and BOD in latex

Two of Louth’s finest exports kicked off the Late Late Show in dapper style.

# rob-kearney - Monday 13 January, 2014

Rob Kearney: ‘I’ve kicked some ugly drop goals and that’s certainly up there’

The fullback’s three-pointer from 42 metres out was a vital spur in a comeback win over Castres.

# rob-kearney - Monday 25 November, 2013

Rob Kearney on his wonder try and the missing 2% that cost Ireland

“We genuinely believe that, on our day if we fulfill our potential then, we can beat any team,” declared the fullback.

# rob-kearney - Saturday 23 November, 2013

3 key battles Ireland must win to make history against New Zealand

It’s a tough task in store for Ireland tomorrow, but if they can the upper hand in these areas then maybe, just maybe…

# rob-kearney - Monday 18 November, 2013

New Zealand confirm injured Dan Carter will miss Irish Test

Irish rugby fans, meanwhile, must wait until Tuesday to learn if Jonny Sexton and Rob Kearney will be ruled in or out.

# rob-kearney - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Two-try debut is worth the 21-month wait for Dave Kearney

There was an extra reason, or two, for celebrations in the Cooley peninsula last night.

# rob-kearney - Friday 8 November, 2013

Ireland will stick to tried and trusted playbook — Kearney

The fullback says that Ireland’s backs will stick to what they know under the new coach.

# rob-kearney - Monday 4 November, 2013

Ireland should look to the air against Samoa

Joe Schmidt’s side could get great reward by being ambitious with their restarts and contesting box kicks.

# rob-kearney - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Rob Kearney urges patience for ‘unforgiving’ Schmidt

The fullback knows his international coach well, and knows it will take time for Ireland to reach their peak.

# rob-kearney - Friday 18 October, 2013

Here are 3 of the key head-to-heads for Leinster v Castres

Physical scrum-halves, intelligent back rows and counter-attacking fullbacks will be on view at the RDS.

# rob-kearney - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Madigan and Gopperth must learn to love rotation — Kearney

Matt O’Connor has a selection dilemma on his hands, and the RDS may not like his solution.

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