Because there’s always someone you can lean on
Thursday 12 June, 2014
Togas, polar bear suits, Borat mankinis and falling over; the Irish fans delivered in New Zealand.
Thursday 18 April, 2013
The England skipper — who is married to Zara Philips — made headlines at the Rugby World Cup in 2011.
Tuesday 13 March, 2012
Player-turned-administrator played major part in bringing the World Cup to New Zealand before he was diagnosed with leukaemia.
Wednesday 7 March, 2012
Irish international is on the brink of a long-awaited comeback from injury as Munster prepare to face Aironi.
Tuesday 6 March, 2012
The 33-year-old stepped down from Test rugby last October after captaining England at the World Cup in New Zealand.
Sunday 5 February, 2012
The time for talk from experts, pundits and players talk is almost over. What do you think will happen today in Ballsbridge?
Sunday 8 January, 2012
Clive Woodward has sympathised with Martin Johnson but says the recently deposed coach got things wrong both on and off the pitch.
Friday 30 December, 2011
The Rugby World Cup came to a close, Ireland qualified for the Euro 2012 playoffs and the GAA All Stars were announced. How was it for you?
Tuesday 27 December, 2011
Sean O’Brien facts, Trap’s cat is in the sack and Jo Canning bringing sexy back. Join us by the fore for a chat.
Monday 26 December, 2011
So how was it for you? Join our writers for a moment of quiet reflection – and an auto-tuned Trap.
Sunday 25 December, 2011
It’s finally here! To celebrate, here’s two men in pyjamas preparing their breakfast to music – just like you.
It was quite a year – this is how 2011 looked through your favourite sports photographers’ lenses.
Friday 9 December, 2011
The IRB has confirmed that the unnamed individual played for one of the sides that failed to make it past the group stages of the tournament.
Friday 25 November, 2011
Johnson has echoed claims made by Rob Andrew that the information in the controversial documents was exaggerated.
The Ireland player rejected English allegations that they behaved poorly at the World Cup, when talking to reporters yesterday.
James Haskell, Chris Ashton and Dylan Hartley were allegedly advised to pay Annabel Newton NZ$30,000 in “hush money”.
Thursday 24 November, 2011
The official says English rugby has hit “rock bottom” following the embarrassing leak of documents relating to their World Cup failure.
Meanwhile, an unnamed England coach has suggested the information in the leaks was exaggerated.
Wednesday 23 November, 2011
The star has responded to the damning evaluation he received in the controversial leaked documents relating to England’s failed World Cup bid.
Leaked documents accuse one senior player of responding to defeat against France by saying ‘There’s £35k just gone down the toilet.’
Tuesday 22 November, 2011
Tuala Matthew Vaea, who has since been relieved of his position, was accused of not earning the respect of his players.
Wednesday 16 November, 2011
Johnson denies that decision to resign was a “knee-jerk” response to England’s Rugby World Cup disappointment.
Eddie O’Sullivan confirmed today that he is stepping down as head coach of the US Eagles rugby team.
Martin Johnson will confirm his resignation as England manager later this morning, according to reports.
Tuesday 15 November, 2011
Reports suggest that the RFU funded the English rugby team’s drinking before their ill-advised night out in Queenstown’s Altitude Bar.
Friday 11 November, 2011
Chris Ashton and James Haskell were also landed with suspended fines for their inappropriate behaviour in New Zealand.
Tuesday 8 November, 2011
Ireland will face the newly-crowned world champions at the stadium the All Blacks won the title, Eden Park in the first Test.
Monday 7 November, 2011
Ireland and Leinster may be down a match-winning talisman, but the temporary loss of Brian O’Driscoll may prove the opportunity Ireland didn’t know it was waiting for.
The England star has a few choice words for the tournament chiefs in his forthcoming autobiography.
Friday 4 November, 2011
And that Welshman’s name is Sam Warburton.
Tuesday 1 November, 2011
The ex-World Cup-winning captain looks likely to stay on as coach, but he will be forced to change the majority of his backroom staff.
Victory over France was Graham Henry’s last game as New Zealand coach, the 65-year-old confirmed this morning.
Monday 31 October, 2011
The back row dynamo has come out swinging against France’s maverick coach in his first major interview since the Rugby World Cup.
Sunday 30 October, 2011
Lewis Moody says he’d have prohibited England’s players from going out drinking if he had his time back.
Friday 28 October, 2011
It’s time to move on. The World Cup is but a memory – but away from the international stage, there’s more than enough to keep you entertained.
Thursday 27 October, 2011
World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry has only been unemployed since the weekend but he is already plotting a return to the world of rugby.
Wednesday 26 October, 2011
The team’s executive, meanwhile, does its best Withnail impression while refusing to admit it has a problem.
Tuesday 25 October, 2011
An unlikelier pair we’ve never met: the Tullow Tank and English football’s jester on a Mediterranean boat cruise.
Warren Gatland’s side were one of the highlights of the World Cup, but the most recent ranking sees them drop below both Ireland and Argentina.
In what has generally been regarded as an excellent tournament, we recall some of the moments that defined the event. What’s been your highlight?