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Dublin: 14 °C Thursday 27 October, 2016

#Ian Madigan

# ian-madigan - Friday 14 October, 2016

Bordeaux's Ian Madigan - 'I don't think I've played my best rugby here yet'

The Ireland international and UBB welcome Ulster to France on Sunday.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Madigan hoping for recall to 10 shirt when Bordeaux Bégles welcome Ulster

The former Leinster man expects Ulster to be ‘a year better’ than when he last faced Les Kiss’ men.

# ian-madigan - Monday 3 October, 2016

Madigan's Bordeaux pip Coughlan's Pau and all the exiles' action

Marty Moore was involved as Wasps continued their 100% start to the season.

# ian-madigan - Monday 12 September, 2016

Madigan helps UBB to victory, Allen scores and all the exiles' action

Donncha O’Callaghan is still going strong with Worcester Warriors.

# ian-madigan - Monday 5 September, 2016

Coughlan among the tries, Moore's Wasps debut and all the exiles' action

Here’s how the Irishmen based in England and France got on over the weekend.

# ian-madigan - Monday 29 August, 2016

Madigan gears up for demands of gruelling French season

Madigan came off the bench for Bordeaux-Begles on Saturday night in Toulouse.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 27 August, 2016

Impressive Ian Madigan display not enough to rescue Bordeaux in Toulouse

The Irish rugby star was sprung from the bench following an injury to Lionel Beauxis.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

# ian-madigan - Monday 22 August, 2016

Ian Madigan thrilled with impressive Bordeaux debut

The former Leinster man kicked five penalties as Bordeaux beat reigning champions Racing 92 in the Top 14.

# ian-madigan - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Ian Madigan kicks 5 penalties to guide Bordeaux to win over Racing on Top 14 debut

The Ireland out-half enjoyed a dream debut for his new side.

# ian-madigan - Friday 19 August, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Rob Heffernan's heroism, Pat Hickey's hell and all today's sport

Elsewhere, Ryan Lochte starts to grovel and Conor McGregor weighs in for UFC 202.

Ian Madigan starts opposite James Hart and Dan Carter as Bordeaux host champions in Top 14 opener

Tomorrow night will be a debut for the two Dubliners.

# ian-madigan - Friday 29 July, 2016

Here’s who the Top 14 clubs have signed for the 2016/17 season

As always, a handful of big-name Southern Hemisphere stars have joined the French clubs.

# ian-madigan - Friday 3 June, 2016

Sexton blow is big but Schmidt expects Ireland's 'alpha males' to step up

The Ireland head coach is excited to work with a handful of fresh faces.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Johnny Sexton and Kearney brothers ruled out of South Africa tour

Ireland’s chances of a series win in South Africa have taken a damaging hit.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

McCloskey and Madigan omitted as Schmidt calls on Reidy and Roux

Schmidt has named a 32-man squad, with Munster’s Tommy O’Donnell also missing the cut.

# ian-madigan - Friday 22 April, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: Madigan on turning down Munster, positive step for MMA and all today's sport

Elsewhere, poor ticket sales for the weekend’s Champions Cup semi-finals and how AC Milan got it so wrong at the San Siro.

'Would I be able to play for Munster? It would be really tough' - Madigan

The Leinster and Ireland out-half outlines the thinking behind joining Bordeaux next season.

# ian-madigan - Friday 15 April, 2016

Leinster remain top of the Pro12 with bonus-point win over Edinburgh

Leo Cullen’s men scored four tries in the second half at the RDS.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Ian Madigan got in the mood for The Masters with this 'Happy Gilmore' style drive

Blackrock looks great this time of year, eh?

# ian-madigan - Friday 25 March, 2016

Luke Fitzgerald returns, but Leinster leave Sexton out for trip to Connacht

Leo Cullen has been able to draft most of his big guns onto the bench.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

‘There’s days when I can’t believe I’m leaving this’: Madigan coming to terms with Leinster exit

The Ireland international sits down with The42 to discuss his impending move to France, his international future and leaving it all behind at Leinster.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Ian Madigan pays tribute to the men and women of 1916 with these neon green boots

The Leinster man kicked the winning penalty in the 19 – 16 win over Ospreys, the same numbers he had inscribed on his boots.

# ian-madigan - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Wallaby lock Jones to join Ian Madigan at Bordeaux next season

The 24-year-old has been capped three times by his country.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 28 January, 2016

‘There are guys giving up good sums of money to stay where they are’

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt is heartened to see Irish players staying at home.

# ian-madigan - Monday 25 January, 2016

15 signs you’re a hardcore schools rugby fan

With this years competitions already in full swing, we pay tribute to the supporters who follow their young counterparts avidly.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Moore and Madigan moves highlight the shifting ground for Irish provinces

The lure of England and France is greater than ever before.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Cullen leaving door open for Madigan this season and in future

The Leinster head coach left the utility back on the bench to allow Garry Ringrose another chance to shine.

# ian-madigan - Monday 28 December, 2015

‘Whatever he gets he deserves every cent of it’ – O’Driscoll wishes Madigan luck in France Pastures New This post contains videos

‘Whatever he gets he deserves every cent of it’ – O’Driscoll wishes Madigan luck in France

The former Ireland captain says the out-half has earned the right to be first choice.

Ian Madigan to leave Leinster at end of season after signing deal with Bordeaux

The Ireland international had been heavily linked with a move away from the province.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Ringrose named at centre for Leinster’s clash with Munster

Meanwhile, Ian Madigan starts at 10 in place of the unavailable Johnny Sexton.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

‘Connacht are putting their best foot forward to be able to keep Robbie’

David Nucifora says that Ian Madigan would be at a disadvantage by moving to France.

# ian-madigan - Friday 18 December, 2015

Ian Madigan close to sealing two-year contract with Top 14 side Bordeaux

The 26-year-old Ireland international has been swayed by the French side’s proposition.

# ian-madigan - Friday 11 December, 2015

‘It just sets a rotten core’ – Costello calls for private contract negotiations

The former Leinster and Ireland number eight is concerned that talk of transfers removes focus from the rugby.

# ian-madigan - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Foley says Munster ‘haven’t heard anything’ about Madigan moving south

Foley says Munster ‘haven’t heard anything’ about Madigan moving south

The Munster head coach is hoping Conor Murray and Francis Saili will be fit this weekend.

# ian-madigan - Friday 27 November, 2015

‘It happens every year, it’s just the reality but we want to retain the best players we have’

Leo Cullen on the ‘tedious’ period of contract talks.

# ian-madigan - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Ian Madigan: I’m waiting on my agent to come back to me on what interest is out there

The Ireland out-half admits it would be hard to leave Leinster but is keeping his options open.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Sexton’s struggles, quiet leaders and more talking points from Leinster’s loss

Leinster were well beaten on an individual and collective basis at the RDS.

European disaster for Leinster as Cullen’s men go down to Wasps at the RDS

The Irish province were shockingly poor against Dai Youngs’ energetic side.

# ian-madigan - Sunday 18 October, 2015

‘We let ourselves down’ – Madigan making no excuses after Ireland bow out

“We still had full belief that we could come back”

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