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#drop goal

# drop-goal - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'My biggest issue is that I probably put too much pressure on myself as an individual'

'My biggest issue is that I probably put too much pressure on myself as an individual'

JJ Hanrahan is having a strong season for Munster as the influence of Stephen Larkham shines through.

# drop-goal - Friday 16 February, 2018

Last-gasp drop goal sees Edinburgh overcome Ulster

It was no less than the Scots deserved as they controlled most of the possession.

# drop-goal - Monday 5 February, 2018

'You switch off and go into a deep, dark place': CJ Stander's (obstructed) view of those 41 phases

The Munster man was one of the last to know that Ireland snatched victory from the jaws of defeat.

# drop-goal - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Watch: Relive Johnny Sexton's stunning drop-goal in Paris all over again Unforgettable This post contains videos

Watch: Relive Johnny Sexton's stunning drop-goal in Paris all over again

Ireland got their 2018 Six Nations campaign off to a winning start with an iconic winning kick.

# drop-goal - Thursday 18 December, 2014

If Adam Jones ever tries to give you drop goal advice, you run, you run far away

It was an admirable attempt the first time Adam, but this is a bit much.

# drop-goal - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Anatomy of a drop goal: How Munster beat Sale at the death

We use GIFs, videos and screenshots to pick apart the crucial moments in the endgame at the AJ Bell Stadium.

# drop-goal - Saturday 18 October, 2014

'I think as a 10 that's your responsibility' - Munster's match winner Keatley

The 27-year-old held his nerve to clinch the victory for Munster with a last-gasp drop goal.

# drop-goal - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Here is the last-minute drop-goal that broke Italian hearts today

The Scottish victory will ease fears of the dreaded wooden spoon

# drop-goal - Sunday 22 December, 2013

5 talking points from this weekend's Pro12 action

There were three wins from four for the Irish provinces as Leinster’s defeat prevented the clean sweep.

# drop-goal - Monday 20 May, 2013

Kicking king: ‘Life just gets better and better’ for Jonny Wilkinson

The English number 10 says this Heineken Cup victory has in many ways eclipsed his World Cup win.

# drop-goal - Monday 21 January, 2013

Elwood plans February league climb after Heineken Cup swansong

The focus now switches to league action and Connacht are keen to build on their weekend win.

# drop-goal - Friday 4 January, 2013

As it happened: Edinburgh v Leinster, RaboDirect Pro12

O’Driscoll, Fitzgerald and Kearney returned for Leinster as they looked to break into the top four.

# drop-goal - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Opinion: Connacht need Dan Parks back in form to end losing skid

The Scottish international’s kicking stats have dropped to 50% during a run of three successive defeats.

# drop-goal - Saturday 22 December, 2012

As it happened: Connacht v Munster, RaboDirect Pro12

Connacht have taken some impressive scalps in Galway this year and Munster were without some big names.

# drop-goal - Friday 14 December, 2012

As it happened: Biarritz v Connacht, Heineken Cup

Eric Elwood’s men were hoping to make it three wins from four in Europe this season.

Heineken Cup: 3 things to look out for this weekend

European dreams could be shattered for three of Ireland’s four representatives.

# drop-goal - Sunday 9 December, 2012

Marmion puts hero-worship to one side as he trumps Yachvili

The 20-year-old scrum-half was instrumental in Connacht’s 22-14 win over Biarritz.

# drop-goal - Friday 7 December, 2012

As it happened: Connacht v Biarritz, Heineken Cup

We were in Galway for the crucial pool three clash between the westerners and two-time European finalists.

# drop-goal - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

VIDEO: Not on my court! Donners slaps down Pumas conversion attempt Denied This post contains videos

VIDEO: Not on my court! Donners slaps down Pumas conversion attempt

The Munster lock has not forgotten the 2007 World Cup.

# drop-goal - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Signs of Rob Penney's rugby philosophy taking shape at Munster

The Reds mixed a running game with a dogged defensive performance and were only missing the late O’Gara drop goal.

# drop-goal - Saturday 23 June, 2012

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, Third Test Third Test This post contains videos

As it happened: Ireland v New Zealand, Third Test

It was the last-chance saloon for Declan Kidney’s side on their summer tour. Could they find that extra push to beat the All Blacks?

# drop-goal - Friday 22 June, 2012

Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits

It will be by no means a simple task but the All Blacks are shorn of the services of Dan Carter, their first-choice wingers and two-thirds of their back row.

# drop-goal - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

Ronan O'Gara: 'I would have only been too happy to have a crack off that late penalty' Exclusive

We caught up for a one-on-one chat with the Munster out-half ahead of his final Test match ever in New Zealand.

Ireland's Call - Part Three: Put your questions to Brian O'Driscoll and Declan Kidney

With the final Test coming up against the All Blacks on Saturday, we are giving you one last chance to put your queries to the Irish coach and captain.