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Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Wales 'sent clips' to World Rugby over scrummaging errors ahead of Ireland showdown

Feb 6th 2020, 10:00 PM 22,873 Views 11 Comments

Wayne Pivac’s side conceded three scrum penalties in their win over Italy.

Fiji are getting a helping hand for the World Cup by a former Irish referee
# Flying Fijians
# Flying Fijians

Fiji are getting a helping hand for the World Cup by a former Irish referee

Sep 13th 2015, 2:33 PM 8,220 Views 18 Comments

Alain Rolland has been helping them cut back on their penalties.

'Michael Fennelly giving a slap of the hurl across the arse. Yes you did. Free in'
# Men In Black
# Men In Black

'Michael Fennelly giving a slap of the hurl across the arse. Yes you did. Free in'

Jun 21st 2014, 8:55 PM 16,382 Views 11 Comments

Barry Kelly, the man who sent off ‘Kilkenny’s favourite son’, stars in Setanta Sports documentary on referees.

Fitting swansong for Alain Rolland as he gets Heineken Cup final reffing gig
# Last Call
# Last Call

Fitting swansong for Alain Rolland as he gets Heineken Cup final reffing gig

May 2nd 2014, 5:01 PM 13,885 Views 27 Comments

One of these men is off to Cardiff at the end of the month. The other is Munster legend Paul O’Connell.

Watch the trailer for new documentary on Ireland's top rugby, football and GAA referees
# Sports Film
# Sports Film

Watch the trailer for new documentary on Ireland's top rugby, football and GAA referees

Apr 19th 2014, 2:40 PM 3,400 Views 2 Comments

‘Men in Black’ is due to air on Setanta Sports in the coming months.

'Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?' - Penney's pride in Munster scrum
# HCup
# HCup

'Do you want to let Alain Rolland know that?' - Penney's pride in Munster scrum

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:00 AM 14,843 Views 33 Comments

The province’s Kiwi head coach is confident his forwards can deal with the ‘behemoth’ Toulouse pack this weekend.

Munster hooker Varley: 'I think we deserved a lot more reward from the scrum'
# Disagreement
# Disagreement

Munster hooker Varley: 'I think we deserved a lot more reward from the scrum'

Mar 29th 2014, 10:38 PM 9,415 Views 49 Comments

The stand-in captain of the southern province didn’t agree with Alain Rolland’s refereeing in the tight.

Nigel Owens will referee Munster's Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulouse
# Official Business
# Official Business

Nigel Owens will referee Munster's Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulouse

Mar 24th 2014, 2:19 PM 5,682 Views 21 Comments

Happy with that, rugby fans?

France drop Louis Picamoles over lack of 'respect' towards Alain Rolland
# Discipline
# Discipline

France drop Louis Picamoles over lack of 'respect' towards Alain Rolland

Feb 24th 2014, 4:15 PM 14,514 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, Clermont’s Morgan Parra has been added to Philippe Saint-André’s squad.

Warburton unfazed by reunion with Irish ref Rolland
# Ref Justice
# Ref Justice

Warburton unfazed by reunion with Irish ref Rolland

Nov 6th 2013, 12:07 AM 3,355 Views 9 Comments

The Dubliner controversially sent off the Welsh captain in the first half of a 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to France.

Referee Alain Rolland to retire at the end of the season
# Referee
# Referee

Referee Alain Rolland to retire at the end of the season

Sep 25th 2013, 10:56 AM 2,517 Views 4 Comments

The 47-year-old will hang up his whistle after one more year.

Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was 'clearly short of the line'
# Sour Grapes
# Sour Grapes

Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was 'clearly short of the line'

May 11th 2013, 5:28 PM 3,313 Views 7 Comments

Coach Simon Easterby believes Ulster would be delighted to see Alain Rolland refereeing the Pro12 Final.

O'Brien steps down as ref manager, Barnes and Pearson snubbed for Tests
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

O'Brien steps down as ref manager, Barnes and Pearson snubbed for Tests

Mar 24th 2012, 4:22 PM 974 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile Ireland’s George Clancy and Alain Rolland have made the list of officials appointed for the June matches.

A Welshman thinks that Alain Rolland was right to send Sam Warburton off
# Right Call
# Right Call

A Welshman thinks that Alain Rolland was right to send Sam Warburton off

Nov 4th 2011, 10:53 AM 395 Views 1 Comment

And that Welshman’s name is Sam Warburton.

Wales avoid Irish ref Rolland for Six Nations
# Relief
# Relief

Wales avoid Irish ref Rolland for Six Nations

Nov 1st 2011, 5:22 PM 280 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile Craig Joubert has been paired with France, despite being heavily criticised following his World Cup final performance.

Gatland: We considered cheating
# Injury-gate?
# Injury-gate?

Gatland: We considered cheating

Oct 18th 2011, 10:20 AM 512 Views 0 Comments

Warren Gatland discussed asking his players to fake injury in Saturday’s semi-final against France, he revealed this morning.

Ignore the blather... here's why Rolland was right to dismiss Warburton
# Red Tide
# Red Tide

Ignore the blather... here's why Rolland was right to dismiss Warburton

Oct 17th 2011, 3:41 PM 2,857 Views 15 Comments

The Welsh skipper had to go and Irish ref Rolland deserves none of this criticism.

Tackle sees Warburton suspended for three weeks
# Ban
# Ban

Tackle sees Warburton suspended for three weeks

Oct 16th 2011, 10:56 AM 514 Views 1 Comment

The Welsh back row admitted to a dangerous tackle on Vincent Clerc and will now miss his country’s game against Australia.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Oct 15th 2011, 8:00 PM 2,373 Views 9 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Sean Gallagher roars into Presidential lead, worldwide rallies back Occupy movement, and the soap legend who has poured her last pint…

Spotlight on Rolland after he shows red to Warburton
# Tackle-gate
# Tackle-gate

Spotlight on Rolland after he shows red to Warburton

Oct 15th 2011, 4:46 PM 1,438 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Alain Rolland is the focus of all the talk following Wales’ one-point exit from the Rugby World Cup.

Ref report card: Alain Rolland's Rugby World Cup (so far)
# Man In The Middle
# Man In The Middle

Ref report card: Alain Rolland's Rugby World Cup (so far)

Oct 13th 2011, 5:05 PM 7,278 Views 9 Comments

Yo, stats nerds. Come join us as we crunch the numbers on the Dubliner’s refereeing performances and look at what to expect from him in Saturday’s semi-final.

Ireland make the semis after all as Alain Rolland to take charge of last-4 tie
# Whistle Happy
# Whistle Happy

Ireland make the semis after all as Alain Rolland to take charge of last-4 tie

Oct 10th 2011, 10:11 AM 467 Views 2 Comments

Rolland will referee the opening World Cup semi-final between Wales and France in Auckland on Saturday.

Five steps to heaven: Rugby World Cup special
# Backin' Black
# Backin' Black

Five steps to heaven: Rugby World Cup special

Sep 9th 2011, 12:13 PM 422 Views 1 Comment

We’ve sifted through the many, many World Cup betting markets to choose our five best bets. (Warning: None of these will win)