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# blues - Friday 10 April, 2015

Irish player Tuohy kicks ‘sensational goal’ but Carlton fall to heavy AFL defeat in Perth

Carlton crashed to a 131-62 loss against the West Coast Eagles.

Leinster announcement on Nacewa signing expected early next week

The 32-year-old is set for a comeback after two seasons out of the game.

# blues - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Foley on new signing Francis Saili: ‘He doesn’t have many weaknesses’

With Tyler Bleendaal continuing his recovery, Munster could have two extremely talented Kiwis in midfield next season.

# blues - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

One explosive All Black is leaving the Top 14 to return to New Zealand

Rene Ranger has secured an early released from his Montpellier contract.

# blues - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Chelsea ram 5 past Schalke to seal place in last 16

Schalke were booed off after a humbling from Mourinho’s side.

# blues - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

O’Connor in the thick of it as Leinster aim to get back on track

A slight change of plan meant the serious portion of Leinster’s session was on view today, and there was no shortage of intensity in training.

# blues - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Five reasons why Chelsea can be champions

Mourinho doesn’t often go two seasons without winning the league.

# blues - Monday 4 August, 2014

Thibaut Courtois unable to stop Chelsea slipping to defeat against Werder Bremen

Toni Kroos’ brother scored to make it 3 – 0 to the Bundesliga side.

# blues - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

All Black Nonu makes fourth Super Rugby transfer in as many seasons

The 32-year-old is heading home to Wellington to join the Hurricanes next season.

# blues - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Rory Gallagher died 19 years ago today. Here he is being amazing. RIP

Rory Gallagher died 19 years ago today. Here he is being amazing.

Not many people can do this…

# blues - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Ashley Cole resigned to leaving Chelsea after eight years

The retired international says his current club won’t be among his employment options next season.

# blues - Monday 19 May, 2014

Welsh regions set for financial boost with BT Sport’s blanket sponsorship

The Cardiff Blues’ home stadium will now be known as ”BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park’.

# blues - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Super Rugby shows the way in clinical attacking from scrum platform

Using videos and GIFs of some of last weekend’s Super Rugby action, we look at some strong examples.

# blues - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Liam Williams cited for Payne-like mid-air tackle on Alex Cuthbert

The Scarlets fullback was sin binned for his challenge, but may face harsher consequences.

Benji Marshall to make NRL return

A man must have a code.

# blues - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

WBA draw underlines Chelsea status as ‘little horse’ — Mourinho Nag

WBA draw underlines Chelsea status as ‘little horse’ — Mourinho

The Portuguese is determined to talk the league leaders’ title hopes down

# blues - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

The Cardiff Blues are shaving their heads for charity

The Welsh region’s players will be bald-headed for tomorrow’s Pro12 clash with the Dragons.

# blues - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Ramires hammers home Chelsea winner

Fernando Torres and Marouane Chamakh were also on the scoresheet at Stamford Bridge.

# blues - Saturday 30 November, 2013

Jose Mourinho: Premier League is harder to win this time around

“To win the title this season would be more impressive than winning it in 2005,” says the Chelsea boss.

# blues - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Easterby backs Leinster’s next generation to slay Dragons

Joe Schmidt may yet do his old club a favour and release three or four players from Ireland camp.

# blues - Saturday 31 August, 2013

# blues - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

Ivanovic heads winner as Chelsea keep in winning habit ahead of United trip

The Blues beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.

# blues - Monday 15 July, 2013

Morto for Landman over this lawnmower celebration of disallowed try Too Soon This post contains videos

Morto for Landman over this lawnmower celebration of disallowed try

‘The Lawnmower’: coming to a pre-season training session near you.

# blues - Thursday 16 May, 2013

‘You never know, Brian might go another year after that’ – Jamie Heaslip

O’Driscoll would be 36-years-old by the time the 2015 World Cup gets underway.

# blues - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Spurs battle to claim crucial point against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge Premier League This post contains videos

Spurs battle to claim crucial point against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

It’s still all to play for in the race for Champions League football.

# blues - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

‘We’ve a lot of pride in our home record’ – Steenson plans ferocious welcome for Leinster

Exeter Chiefs are hoping to end their first season of Heineken Cup rugby by eliminating the champions.

Leinster want an Escape to Victory – here’s who we would cast Tunnel Diggers This post contains images

Leinster want an Escape to Victory – here’s who we would cast

Someone better check for tunnel digging antics at Sandy Park this Saturday.

# blues - Saturday 12 January, 2013

‘If Pele’s available, he’s more than welcome’ – Schmidt plots Escape to Victory

“All to play for,” the Leinster coach told us, “but we’re still looking at miracles.”

Heineken Cup: 3 key battles that Leinster need to win to stay alive in Europe Win Or Bust This post contains videos

Heineken Cup: 3 key battles that Leinster need to win to stay alive in Europe

Go big or go home for Joe Schmidt’s men this evening.

‘All bets are off’ – Simon Easterby determined to get one over Leinster and brother Guy

The Scarlets coach insists there is no ‘gentleman’s agreement’ over the must-win fixture for the Blues.

# blues - Friday 11 January, 2013

Sorry, Rafa: Chelsea fans plan more abuse of Benitez

Fans ‘came to blows’ at Stamford Bridge during the defeat to Swansea according to one supporter group.

# blues - Monday 7 January, 2013

Heineken Cup: Leinster hopeful on returns for Strauss and Nacewa

Guy Easterby revealed that Brian O’Driscoll and Rob Kearney came through the Edinburgh win in good shape.

# blues - Saturday 5 January, 2013

‘It is critical that Paul O’Connell can lead a normal life’ – Rob Penney

The Munster coach wants a win against Cardiff today and hopes to have the inspirational lock back in April.

Brogan and Connolly to lead Dublin attack against Carlow

Dubs manager Jim Gavin has made 11 changes from the side that were beaten in the All-Ireland semi-final.

# blues - Friday 4 January, 2013

Reaction: Leinster in rude health to leather Scarlets next week

There are check marks all over Joe Schmidt’s wishlist after the bonus point try over Edinburgh.

As it happened: Edinburgh v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

O’Driscoll, Fitzgerald and Kearney returned for Leinster as they looked to break into the top four.

Pro12: McLaughlin welcomes return of O’Brien and Heaslip for Edinburgh ‘battle’

The flanker is hoping to recapture the form that saw him drafted in last summer to nullify All Black captain Richie McCaw.

# blues - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Preview: Benetiz feels 6-point swing could revive Chelsea’s title hopes

The Blues take on Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge and currently lie in seventh.

# blues - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Pro12: We wanted to use our scrum as a weapon says victorious Court

The Ulster prop feels the 27-19 win over Leinster proves his side are genuine trophy contenders.

# blues - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Shane Byrne ‘not nervous at all’ as Leinster stand on the brink

The former Ireland hooker believes Joe Schmidt will be looking ‘to win at all costs’ today.

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