# John Hayes

Last year
Sculptor behind design destroyed by fire vows to return '50 times' if he has to
Gardaí have launched an investigation after the large wooden sculpture on Waterford’s Greenway route was destroyed by fire.
'I got as much out of myself for what talent I had, so I'm happy enough'
John Hayes is happy with life on the farm and coaching in Bruff RFC these days.
All time
'He did the jobs you don't get huge praise for. He was world-class at those things'
John Hayes was indispensable for Munster and Ireland across the course of a decade.
John Hayes backs Andrew Porter to pass Italian and French exams
Porter struggled for Leinster against Saracens in last month’s Champions Cup quarter-final but Munster and Ireland legend Hayes believes the tight-head will thrive in the Six Nations.
The year that changed Irish rugby forever
In the 1990s, Irish rugby was a byword for failure, but within six months of the new century a new era had dawned. Twenty years on, The42 reflects on the most important season in Irish rugby history
After 30 years of voluntary service, Tipperary ditch hurling team kit man Hotpoint Hayes
It’s believed to be part of backroom shake-up by manager Michael Ryan.
The epic story of the Vikings in Ireland - as depicted on a 23-metre chainsaw-carved tree
Professional tree carver John Hayes is out to impress at this year’s National Ploughing Championships.
How John Hayes became a prop at the end of the world in New Zealand
The Ireland and Munster legend head to Invercargill as a second row in 1995.
Attacking duo Horgan and Hayes land Cork GAA club awards
Patrick Horgan helped Glen Rovers triumph while John Hayes starred for Carbery Rangers.
Ross rising from junior club to Cork senior champions and set for Munster campaign
Cork All-Ireland John Hayes wants his club to seize their provincial chance.
Ireland's top chainsaw craftsman gave us a masterclass in carving
He started us off with a “tiny fairy chair”.
Greystones is getting an immense tree carving 'in honour of Apple's €13bn'
Carver John Hayes is hard at work.
The Bull takes a #PenaltyForAutism, nominates POC and Keith Earls
John Hayes proves he is a man of many talents.
A new statue at Shannon airport is marking one of Irish sport's most iconic moments
Paul O’Connell’s famous line-out has been turned into a sculpture.
8 years ago today the Bull's tears inspired a nation
And it feels like just yesterday.
Paul O'Connell on injuries, the 2015 World Cup, Mils Muliaina and his 'John Hayes attitude'
The Munster star looks ahead to the future and reflects on what lies ahead for Munster and Ireland.
This umpire wasn't happy with John Hayes pointing for Cork against Dublin last Saturday
That’ll teach him not to score against the Dubs.
Comeback kid - John Hayes makes his mark for Cork three years after his last league start
The 29 year-old scored 1-3 for Cork in last Saturday’s win over Dublin in Croke Park.
All you’ll ever need to know about Shannon RFC
The Limerick club has produced Munster and Ireland stars such as Alan Quinlan, Anthony Foley and Mick Galwey.
Ray Carey and John Hayes return to Cork senior football squad
The 2010 All-Ireland winners will link up for the 2014 season.
'Would someone just get a shepherd's hook and get him out of there' - Hayes on Bowe's Grand Slam ditty
‘The Bull’ revealed that he was a horrified TV viewer at home when his Ireland teammate took to the stage to sing Black Velvet Band.
Top dog: Kearney named Players' Player of the Year
Rob Kearney took home two of the big prizes from last night’s IRUPA Rugby Players’ Awards in Dublin.
John 'The Bull' Hayes to join Irish rugby Hall of Fame
The 38-year-old Munster and Ireland legend will become the 12th entrant into the IRUPA Hall of Fame next week.
I'll be back: 'The Bull' Hayes hints at future coaching role
Munster and Ireland legend John “The Bull” Hayes promises that he’ll be back in rugby sooner rather than later.
Irish rugby stars pay tribute as John Hayes plays for the final time
Tributes have been pouring in for John Hayes after the Limerick man played his 212th and final game in Munster colours on Monday evening.
Hayes bows out as Munster cruise to win over Connacht
Munster cruised to an easy win over beleaguered Connacht at Thomond Park, as John Hayes made his final appearance for the province.
Pro12 Cheat Sheet: your guide to the Christmas rugby action
After a brief Heineken Cup hiatus, the Pro12 returns on St Stephen’s Day with two mouth-watering interprovincial clashes. Here’s everything you need to know.
In pictures: John ‘The Bull’ Hayes bids a fond farewell to Munster
One of Munster rugby’s finest servants took part in his final training session for the province this afternoon.
Munster name Zebo in squad for Scarlets trip
Thomond Park wing finished yesterday’s training session at the University of Limerick on crutches after he went over on an ankle.
Munster duo to miss Heineken Cup pool stages
David Wallace and Felix Jones have been ruled out European action until the new year, while there was a surprise recall for one old favourite.
Heartbreak hotel: Why these 6 stars won't be travelling to New Zealand
We take a look at some of the men who didn’t make the cut.
Hayes, Stringer set to miss out on RWC
Several Munster stars have already been told that their services won’t be needed in New Zealand.
Holidays are over, lads - Kidney names side for summer training camps
Next stop New Zealand as Ireland’s rugby stars gear up for September’s trip to the southern hemisphere.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
United and Arsenal get the job done, Galvin set for college competition and the Sky scandal rumbles on.
Heineken Cup team news: O'Connell, Ferris and O'Brien in
It’s a massive weekend of rugby for the Irish provinces in the Heineken Cup. Here’s the latest team news.
Munster name squad for Italian newcomers
Welcome returns for The Bull and Marcus ‘needs-a-nickname’ Horan.