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#Mike Phillips

# mike-phillips - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Scarlets have to 'think outside the box' to ease scrum-half crisis in South Africa

The Welsh side have signed Herschel Jantjies for just one match.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Ex-Wales and Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips comes out of retirement to help Scarlets

The 35-year-old has been included in a 27-man squad for the upcoming Pro14 games in South Africa.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season

The 34-year-old is calling it a day after the current Premiership campaign.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

'We weren't allowed to live near each other' - Phillips shocked by Racing-Stade merger

The Welsh scrum-half spent three years in Paris.

# mike-phillips - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Peter Stringer will have competition for his place from Mike Phillips next season

The experienced Welsh scrum-half will join the Aviva Premiership club from Racing 92.

# mike-phillips - Sunday 17 January, 2016

This brilliant skill from Mike Phillips to set up Casey Laulala summed up Racing's day

Everything went right for Ronan O’Gara’s side.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: Rugby icon laid to rest, big boost for Andy Lee & all today's sport

Elsewhere, League of Ireland attendances have increased while CJ Stander has signed a new deal with Munster.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Welsh stars keen to return home, says Gatland

Jamie Roberts is one Welsh player who might be looking to return from France.

# mike-phillips - Sunday 9 February, 2014

Schmidt’s ruthless desire sets up championship decider at Twickenham – Adrian Flavin Mauled To Death This post contains videos

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

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

# mike-phillips - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Mike Phillips wary of 'icon and gentleman' O'Driscoll

Of course, ‘All the Irish boys are top-class players.’

# mike-phillips - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Jonny Sexton inspires Racing Métro to victory over Toulouse

The Irish outhalf scored a try and set up another in a 15-point outing this afternoon.

# mike-phillips - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Montpellier name second-string team for Ulster visit

Meanwhile, Jonny Sexton will partner Mike Phillips at halfback for Racing Métro tomorrow night.

# mike-phillips - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Sexton's Heineken Cup dreams in ruins as Racing lose to 'Quins again

The French side have lost their last three European outings after an opening win over Clermont.

# mike-phillips - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Hurling leggings and ‘Januzaj for Ireland’ campaign begins: It’s the week in comments

It wouldn’t be a sporting week without a debate about hurlers keeping warm for winter.

# mike-phillips - Friday 6 December, 2013

Sexton and Phillips named on Racing Métro bench for Harlequins clash

The duo last featured together in the Lions’ Third Test victory over Australia this summer.

# mike-phillips - Monday 2 December, 2013

Mike Phillips joining Jonny Sexton at Racing Métro

The Welsh scrum-half will be linking up with his Lions teammate in Paris for the rest of the season.

# mike-phillips - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Mike Phillips could be in big trouble after this stamp on Quade Cooper

The Welsh scrum-half took exception to the Wallaby out-half’s presence in a ruck.

# mike-phillips - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Wales run in four tries in convincing win over Argentina

Warren Gatland’s men powered to a 40-6 victory against a largely disappointing Argentinian team.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Sacked scrumhalf Mike Phillips named in strong Welsh side to face Springboks

Lions captain Sam Warburton will lead the Welsh while Ospreys winger Eli Walker is set for his Test debut.

# mike-phillips - Monday 28 October, 2013

Naughty XV versus Nice XV in ultimate rugby battle of good and evil

Cocaine use, eye gouges and shooting baby seals. Who could ever beat these tough sods?

# mike-phillips - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips sacked by Bayonne - Report P45

Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips sacked by Bayonne - Report

The word from France is that the Welshman has been fired by the Top 14 club after his latest misdemeanor.

# mike-phillips - Monday 21 October, 2013

Mike Phillips to face Bayonne board after arriving 'drunk' for work -- reports

The scrum-half allegedly turned up for a video analysis session ‘under the influence’.

# mike-phillips - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Gatland ruthless in pursuit of crowning moment

Mike Phillips has been left out in the cold.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

Test chance is around the corner, we must stay switched on -- Conor Murray Lions 2013 This post contains videos

Test chance is around the corner, we must stay switched on -- Conor Murray

The Munster and Ireland scrumhalf scored a first half try but so did his Test competitor Ben Youngs.

# mike-phillips - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Lions scrumhalf Mike Phillips on shutting down Wallaby wizard Will Genia Magic Mike This post contains videos

Lions scrumhalf Mike Phillips on shutting down Wallaby wizard Will Genia

“Things seem to tick off him,” remarks the Welshman, who teams up with Jonny Sexton on Saturday.

# mike-phillips - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

McGeechan: Gatland can lead Lions to victory

The tourists lost to the Brumbies yesterday but Geech reckons Gatty will get it done.

# mike-phillips - Sunday 26 May, 2013

No half measure: Murray ready to become his own man

Conor Murray has come a long way in four years, but he is still yet to stop comparisons with Mike Phillips.

# mike-phillips - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions scrum-half?

Wales’ Mike Phillips looks a certainty to start against the Wallabies but he will need some back-up.

# mike-phillips - Saturday 23 February, 2013

6 Nations: Wales stay on championship track after swatting Italy aside Latest This post contains videos

6 Nations: Wales stay on championship track after swatting Italy aside

The defending champions look revived after their victory in France last time out.

# mike-phillips - Friday 1 February, 2013

Ireland v Wales flashback: 'The jig was up after 90 seconds'

Ireland had defeated Australia and Italy to top their RWC group. The fun stopped when they got to Wellington.

Video Nasty: Players reflect on the lineout larceny that cost Ireland in 2011 Ballboy-gate This post contains videos

Video Nasty: Players reflect on the lineout larceny that cost Ireland in 2011

On Saturday, Declan Kidney’s men will revisit the scene of the Millennium Stadium crime for the first time.

# mike-phillips - Thursday 31 January, 2013

'If you have a spare few pounds, don't put it on me for 1st try-scorer' - Rory Best

The Ulster hooker is hoping to be part of one of three teams with Grand Slam ambitions on Monday morning.

Try-scoring Murray desperate to shut down Magic Mike

The Munster scrum-half has twice witnessed the havoc Phillips can wreak on a team that gives him space.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash

The Frenchman will whistleblow at the Millennium Stadium – scene of a lineout-gate in 2010.

# mike-phillips - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Diagnosis money: Welsh Rugby Union follow Irish lead to lock in Jamie Roberts

The Cardiff Blues centre, who is studying to be a doctor, may get a fancy mála scoile out of this.

# mike-phillips - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

French clubs may be forced to release players for Lions tour

Warren Gatland will be seeking to invoke an IRB regulation that states the quadrennial event begins on 1 June.

# mike-phillips - Friday 11 May, 2012

RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final preview: Ospreys v Munster

“We seem to have a knack of beating Munster,” says Ospreys coach Steve Tandy ahead of this evening’s knock-out clash.

# mike-phillips - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Welsh star Charteris tips impressive Leinster to retain Heineken Cup

The Dragons captain spoke glowingly about Joe Schmidt’s men ahead of this evening’s RaboDirect PRO12 encounter.

# mike-phillips - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist Suspense This post contains a poll

Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist

Jonathan Sexton and Donnacha Ryan will enter the final weekend of this year’s tournament hopeful of claiming a major accolade.

# mike-phillips - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Ospreys players told to ditch the fake tan

The new policy is an attempt by the club to shed their ‘Galacticos’ label.

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