Rugby - Today’s News
Both sides have benefited from a bit of luck in the opening half.
This week the spotlight is on BBC anchor John Inverdale.
Ryan Crotty will star in an ad where he gets smashed over, and over, and over again.
The second-row was involved in last season’s 13-10 defeat to England.
It was the amateur era but the Irish team were far behind their rivals in terms of preparation.
The Chiefs thumped the Crusaders to maintain their perfect start to the Super Rugby season.
Our readers produced the goods again over the past seven days.
Connacht’s player of the month is ready for Treviso this weekend.
The centre moves to the Aviva Premiership side until the end of the season.
Marty Moore says Ireland got through some seriously tough scrummaging sessions at Carton House this week.
We were impressed by an Irish prop, centre and hooker.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
A late Niamh Briggs penalty proved decisive.
Neil Doak’s side had to recover from a half-time deficit at Kingspan Stadium.
Nigel Carolan’s men lost for the first time in the 2015 Six Nations.
Hold on tight, folks. There’s a whole lot of baggage that goes along with this rivalry.
Matt O’Connor’s men needed the out-half’s 78th-minute kick to level things up.
Also, Carl Frampton prepares for his world title fight in Belfast tomorrow.
The Ireland captain is keen to restore pride at Ashbourne as England arrive.
The Super Rugby leaders are probably the only club side around who can rival Toulon’s electric backline
With all the talent the Hurricanes have it’s no surprise that they are the early Super Rugby pace-setters.
Were you paying attention over the last seven days?
Here’s how the Championship’s remaining unbeaten sides are shaping up for the big one on Sunday.
Here’s Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt explaining some tight selection calls.
There’s no change at 23, while Jordi Murphy starts his second game of the championship.
Here’s the starting team and replacements to face England on Sunday afternoon.
The Pro12 has some seriously important fixtures this weekend.
Stuart Lancaster has kept the changes in his back three.
The legendary hooker is finding it difficult to pick out a winner for Sunday’s clash with England.
They’re the hottest tickets in town this week.
Ireland U20 captain Nick McCarthy is confident that his side can continue their breathtaking attacking play.
It’s Ireland v England but it’s also Sexton v Ford.
While no official bid has been announced, Gosper also said that Ireland would be a strong candidate for the 2017 Women’s World Cup.
Rugby - Thursday 26 February, 2015
Vern Cotter has made two enforced and two tactical changes for Saturday’s meeting with the Azzurri.
Here’s the best of what the sporting world had to offer on Thursday.
We identify what makes England’s outside centre such a dangerous attacker.
King Henry is a flawless hurler but his footballing skills need some work.
These two provinces are in action against Welsh opposition tomorrow.
Peter Stringer didn’t make the photo-shoot, but the tall lad at the back is pretty good.
The vice captain’s back injury has paved the way for the 23-year-old to make his third Test start.
The exciting fullback explains how Leinster training sessions have helped his development.
A not-so-happy look back at some of the days when England outgunned Ireland in the Six Nations.