Rugby - Today’s News
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There won’t be too many arguments with this.
Brad Thorn won’t ever not be playing professional rugby.
The 27-year-old has been out of action since suffering a mini-stroke in November.
You could be in with a chance to join the greats.
The Pro12 will welcome yet another talented back row next season.
The former Leinster and Ireland fullback has not spoken to the Italian Rugby Federation.
There have been changes to both provinces’ teams ahead of tomorrow’s clash at Thomond Park.
Following on from the Tullow Tank’s failed effort against England, Rory Best got it spot on in Murrayfield.
Tom Sexton played for the Melbourne Rebels in their defeat to the in-form Hurricanes.
Matt O’Connor has a handful of international players back for this evening’s clash at the RDS.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
We’ll also have news on the Real Madrid player not selected for Scotland because he was too short. Kind of.
EPCR has also announced its plans for the play-off system over the next three seasons.
Adam Beard is off to the U S of A.
The eastern province face Glasgow Warriors tomorrow in what looks like a must-win fixture.
Expect to see plenty of international experience in the RDS tomorrow evening.
The Irish director of rugby has secured the services of a vastly experienced tighthead prop.
The 21-year-old was remarkably effective in his first campaign as Ireland’s inside centre.
Friday marks Leinster’s penultimate fixture at the RDS this season, unless they can make a late push for the top two.
This just doesn’t look right on first viewing.
Rugby - Wednesday 25 March, 2015
Because sport wasn’t just about Henry Shefflin today.
No amount of spoilers could ruin this spectacle.
The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.
It’s a battle for those boarding passes between now and September.
Openside flanker Nepia Fox-Matamua will join the province on a two-year deal.
Whiff of Cordite assess the incredible events of last Saturday and reflect on the Six Nations in general.
Rugby - Tuesday 24 March, 2015
Taking you right through to hump day.
The winger isn’t playing for fame, but was happy to help her side put their best foot forward on a fast track in Scotland.
With the champions’ squad already stocked with in-form players, Joe Schmidt has some tough calls to name a 31-man squad.
The duo bowed out as Ireland were crowned champions in thrilling circumstances.
Connacht have brought two new faces into their Challenge Cup playing group.
The sport has been continually criticised, with players and officials consistently coming under the spotlight.
Captain Paul O’Connell says the players’ trust in their head coach has never wavered.
David Pocock raised the issue with referee Craig Joubert during the Brumbies clash with the Waratahs.
Do you think it would be a good idea for the Six Nations to follow the trend of other competitions?
A few key contributors flew a little under the radar amidst all the celebrations.
Leinster’s Dave Kearney is hoping strong club form can get him some more international recognition.
Rugby - Monday 23 March, 2015
We will be happy if 50% of these guys end up in New Zealand.
The legendary centre thinks Joe Schmidt’s men are primed for a strong World Cup showing.
Here’s what the world of sport had for us on Monday.
Tom Tierney was confident of achieving success with the Ireland women’s team.