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Friday 4 July, 2014

Lack of speculation suggests Simon Easterby is odds-on to join Ireland coaching team
# Frontrunner
# Frontrunner

Lack of speculation suggests Simon Easterby is odds-on to join Ireland coaching team

Jul 4th 2014, 3:32 PM 4,485 Views 6 Comments

Former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin suggests Dan McFarland may be another option to replace John Plumtree.

Friday 23 May, 2014

Kiwi influx means Connacht can re-join Europe's elite in 2015
# Glass Half Hopeful
# Glass Half Hopeful

Kiwi influx means Connacht can re-join Europe's elite in 2015

May 23rd 2014, 7:15 PM 6,079 Views 13 Comments

Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin reviews the province’s season and tips them to qualify for the Rugby Champions Cup.

Friday 2 May, 2014

'Connacht game-plan taking shape as Pat Lam clears the decks' - Adrian Flavin
# Work In Progress
# Work In Progress

'Connacht game-plan taking shape as Pat Lam clears the decks' - Adrian Flavin

May 2nd 2014, 9:44 PM 5,645 Views 5 Comments

“Connacht brought him over from the far side of the world,” says the former hooker. “They have to back him.”

Saturday 19 April, 2014

Adrian Flavin: Connacht backlash brewing but Munster desperate to get back on track
# Column
# Column

Adrian Flavin: Connacht backlash brewing but Munster desperate to get back on track

Apr 19th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,346 Views 2 Comments

The former Connacht hooker believes his former teammates can beat Rob Penney’s men in Galway if they take their scoring chances.

Saturday 5 April, 2014

Adrian Flavin: Heineken Cup rugby to Munster is like a red rag to a bull
# Column
# Column

Adrian Flavin: Heineken Cup rugby to Munster is like a red rag to a bull

Apr 5th 2014, 8:00 AM 9,324 Views 26 Comments

The former Connacht hooker is clearing his weekend schedule for an intense weekend of European rugby action.

Sunday 23 March, 2014

Flavin: Irish players will be fighting each other to get on the plane to Argentina
# Summer Tour
# Summer Tour

Flavin: Irish players will be fighting each other to get on the plane to Argentina

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:00 AM 19,347 Views 20 Comments

The former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker believes Joe Schmidt will tour with a strong squad this summer.

Friday 14 March, 2014

Adrian Flavin: 'Relax Ireland, BOD and the boys have got this'
# Column
# Column

Adrian Flavin: 'Relax Ireland, BOD and the boys have got this'

Mar 14th 2014, 7:05 PM 5,486 Views 2 Comments

The former Connacht and Ireland Wolfhounds hooker is confident of Joe Schmidt’s Plan A, B and C.

Sunday 9 February, 2014

Schmidt’s ruthless desire sets up championship decider at Twickenham – Adrian Flavin
# Mauled To Death
# Mauled To Death

Schmidt’s ruthless desire sets up championship decider at Twickenham – Adrian Flavin

Feb 9th 2014, 9:01 PM 25,385 Views 30 Comments

The former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker also has words of criticism for Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips.

Sunday 2 February, 2014

'Peter O'Mahony delivered his best game for Ireland' - Adrian Flavin
# Column
# Column

'Peter O'Mahony delivered his best game for Ireland' - Adrian Flavin

Feb 2nd 2014, 9:00 PM 25,597 Views 74 Comments

The former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker also believes Martin Moore should start against Wales.

Saturday 25 January, 2014

Adrian Flavin: ‘No-one deserves to have their head sliced open by a stamp’
# Stamping
# Stamping

Adrian Flavin: ‘No-one deserves to have their head sliced open by a stamp’

Jan 25th 2014, 11:59 AM 21,153 Views 17 Comments

The former Connacht hooker hits back at the players who claimed Mike McCarthy got just punishment against Ospreys.

Friday 10 January, 2014

Connacht win should set up Saracens shoot-out at Allianz Park
# Heineken Cup
# Heineken Cup

Connacht win should set up Saracens shoot-out at Allianz Park

Jan 10th 2014, 4:29 PM 3,498 Views 2 Comments

Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin believes a bonus point win over Zebre is an achievable goal for Pat Lam’s men.

Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Best mates Swift and McCarthy will be gunning for each other - Adrian Flavin
# Column
# Column

Best mates Swift and McCarthy will be gunning for each other - Adrian Flavin

Jan 1st 2014, 5:53 PM 4,489 Views 1 Comment

Connacht versus Leinster will be decided at the breakdown but keep an eye out for the battle of the heavy-hitters.

Monday 9 December, 2013

'Connacht went into an arm wrestle with the Kings of Europe and won'
# Column
# Column

'Connacht went into an arm wrestle with the Kings of Europe and won'

Dec 9th 2013, 10:19 PM 3,733 Views 3 Comments

Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin nipped into a Dublin pub to watch the province’s famous win over Toulouse.

Sunday 8 December, 2013

‘People will write Connacht off against Toulouse. So be it’ – Flavin
# Column
# Column

‘People will write Connacht off against Toulouse. So be it’ – Flavin

Dec 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 2,729 Views 2 Comments

The former Connacht hooker believes Toulouse have been the best team in Europe for the past decade.

Friday 15 November, 2013

'Given the chance against Australia, Robbie Henshaw will thrive'
# Column
# Column

'Given the chance against Australia, Robbie Henshaw will thrive'

Nov 15th 2013, 7:55 PM 6,069 Views 3 Comments

Former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker Adrian Flavin has backed the young Irish back to grasp his Test chance.

Friday 8 November, 2013

Flavin: Ireland need all guns blazing in war of attrition
# Gimme Samoa
# Gimme Samoa

Flavin: Ireland need all guns blazing in war of attrition

Nov 8th 2013, 8:00 PM 3,167 Views 1 Comment

Ireland will hope for a fast start against Samoa tomorrow, but some aspects may need time to click.

Saturday 26 October, 2013

‘Sean O’Brien versus Jake Heenan will be fascinating to watch’
# Column
# Column

‘Sean O’Brien versus Jake Heenan will be fascinating to watch’

Oct 26th 2013, 1:00 PM 3,221 Views 5 Comments

The midfield tussle between Luke Fitzgerald and Robbie Henshaw is another of the Leinster v Connacht subplots.

Saturday 19 October, 2013

'Sniper' Marmion gets better and better for Connacht
# Column
# Column

'Sniper' Marmion gets better and better for Connacht

Oct 19th 2013, 9:45 AM 1,867 Views 0 Comments

Former Connacht hooker Adrian Flavin warns his former teammates to be wary of a fired up Zebre side today.