Rugby - Today’s News
The Leinster number eight has played the Kiwis seven times, with some bitter memories.
The 26-year-old qualifies to play for Ireland next year.
Experimentation is a delicate balance, but these men deserve a chance to show what they can do on a bigger stage.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
John Plumtree and Jason Holland told us about the Canes’ philosophy and their role in New Zealand rugby.
Ireland defeated the Springboks in South Africa for the first time.
Former All Black Todd Blackadder believes Ireland are capable of toppling the world champions.
Elsewhere, talk is building that Katie Taylor will turn professional, Keith Earls is facing a disciplinary hearing and the shortlist for the Bord Gáis Energy Sports Book of the Year has been revealed.
Because there’s always someone you can lean on
The Munster wing could face a suspension for his dangerous tackle on Fraser Brown.
After 80 minutes over two weekends, the Tullow Tank is almost ready to roll again.
They will be available to buy online and in person.
The out-half only played 40 minutes of Leinster’s loss to Montpellier and had taken a back seat on goal-kicking.
Books on Paul O’Connell, Jason McAteer and John Kavanagh have made the cut.
The England winger will join the French side at the end of the season.
Les Kiss will be without a number of players for Friday’s Pro12 game.
The pair have played an integral part in the province’s recent success.
The province welcome the tourists to Thomond Park on 11 November.
Australia are in Dublin on 27 November.
The scrum-half says it was a frustrating start to the season at Munster, but is relishing the four months ahead in France.
Rugby - Monday 24 October, 2016
The 26-year-old has been attracting major interest but is set to stay in Galway.
Elsewhere, Padraig Harrington surges up world rankings, Daniel Goulding announces his inter-county retirement and Mike Ford lands one of European rugby’s top jobs.
11-year-old Tony Foley’s father passed away tragically last week at the age of 42.
Former All Black and Leinster coach Mike Brewer explains the differences in approach in New Zealand.
The Kiwi has been in charge since November 2013.
We pick apart Munster’s five tries at Thomond Park, as well as their superb defence.
Diego Dominguez has been sacked after recording four wins, three defeats and a draw in their opening eight Top 14 games.
It’s a seriously good shortlist this week.
The western province have won their opening two Champions Cup games.
‘What I saw in the last week fills me with massive pride.’
Gregor Townsend credited the Munster supporters for their welcoming nature.
“Garry’s getting better every week and it’s exciting to watch.”
CJ Stander said the grief over Anthony Foley’s death drove the province to success against Glasgow.
The province edged out the Exeter Chiefs in the Champions Cup.
Rugby - Sunday 23 October, 2016
The All Blacks’ all-time leading try scorer told us about coming through the Auckland scene.
Oliviero Fabiani set to face a lengthy ban for this moment of madness.
Wins for the top three in the Women’s AIL ahead of next week’s break.
Zebre hooker Olivero Fabiani was sent off for biting in the first half in Parma.
Bríd Holohan and her friends will be joining us for Ireland v the All Blacks in the Windy City.
'At the Captain's Run I just started slotting them': Nacewa happy to take kicking pressure off Sexton
The Aucklander kicked four from four in Montpellier today with Sexton taking a back seat.
Head coach Leo Cullen says the pair were ‘pissed off’ to be removed before the second half.
The eastern province were made to cling on for long stretches, but travel home with a losing bonus point.