# rugby - Yesterday’s News
Ireland’s assistant coach has dismissed the notion that Ireland will be able to easily box in France’s main attacking threats.
The tight-head prop recalled a European Cup at Stade de France that featured can-can girls and a jousting tournament.
Brian O’Driscoll enjoyed his third last Irish training run while Rhys Ruddock posed for a snap with Coach Joe.
The Leinster prop and Munster flanker have successfully shaken off injury niggles.
The Irish born Grenoble scrum-half said farewell to one sporting legend and met another.
Who knew Conor Murray was so good with his feet?
# rugby - Monday 10 March, 2014
A perfect moment from Saturday’s game.
“It is crazy to think how many young kids he has inspired,” reflected the Ulster flanker after Ireland’s impressive win over Italy.
# rugby - Sunday 9 March, 2014
The 27-year-old came on for Brian O’Driscoll and scored a late try.
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.
# rugby - Saturday 8 March, 2014
Zach Kibirige evaded five Welshmen and bashed another on his way to a 70-metre score.
The outside centre made her Ireland debut in 2001.
The visitors held firm for 30 minutes before the floodgates opened.
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.
“Tell the chopper to wait, we’ve got a legend to honour.”
Former Leinster and Ireland hooker Shane Byrne believes the country’s leading try scorer is deserving of every accolade he gets.
# rugby - Friday 7 March, 2014
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.
It’s all too much.
The retiring outside centre will play his final Ireland game at Lansdowne Road tomorrow.
# rugby - Thursday 6 March, 2014
Winger Andrew Trimble remarks that his Ulster teammates were mocking him as Bowe scored two tries on his comeback.
The Ireland coach has been sparing with his changes ahead of the Azzurri’s visit to Dublin.
# rugby - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Thanks to a remarkable generation of players, the Ireland team is in the midst of its ‘Alex Ferguson era’.
The Ulster hooker looks at the recent spate of neck injuries and concussion in rugby and how clubs are seeking to prevent it.
# rugby - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Up in Ulster, meanwhile, Methodist College were too good for Wallace High School.
The Ireland Women’s flanker is from the same village as Moss Keane, Mick Galwey and Munster’s latest out-half star.
# rugby - Monday 3 March, 2014
The Leinster back is hoping his value as a versatile replacement does not prevent him from starting against Italy.
# rugby - Sunday 2 March, 2014
‘Rock had too much pace and power for the Kildare side to advance to the Leinster School Senior Cup final.
The Leinster and Ireland winger must now focus on the visit of a lesser Italian side to Dublin.
The out-half could yet start against Italy in the Six Nations following the thumb injury to Jonny Sexton.
# rugby - Saturday 1 March, 2014
Matt O’Connor’s men have several players seeking to play themselves into Six Nations contention.
The winger has been replaced by Sam Coghlan-Murray for the home tie against Glasgow.
The home side made it three wins in a row in the Pro12.
Rob Penney’s men needed a win in Wales to stave off Leinster’s pursuit for top spot.
The Ireland flanker talks about playing in an All-Ireland final against Cork, her rugby family at Connacht and nearly decapitating Lynne Cantwell.