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# scrumhalf - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

When scrum-halves meet props, captured in bone-shuddering GIF glory Smashed 'em Bro This post contains videos

When scrum-halves meet props, captured in bone-shuddering GIF glory

The poor lad didn’t even see it coming.

# scrumhalf - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Conor Murray: 'There's a Triple Crown on the line and that's a great position to be in'

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half is relishing his first trip to Twickenham.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Conor Murray: England capable of cutting loose with 'dangerous' Danny Care pulling strings

The Ireland scrum-half believes the Harlequins player must be watched like a hawk on Saturday.

# scrumhalf - Thursday 13 February, 2014

'We're playing Clermont on Friday and I've been hurling all week' - James Hart Player Diary This post contains videos

'We're playing Clermont on Friday and I've been hurling all week' - James Hart

Grenoble’s Irish scrum-half is hoping to overcome a stomach bug to face on of the Top 14′s most fearsome sides.

# scrumhalf - Saturday 1 February, 2014

James Hart targeting Heineken Cup qualification with Grenoble

The Irish scrum-half feels a home win over Clermont in two weeks’ time will put his team in the driving seat for a top six finish.

# scrumhalf - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Boss drafted in as Reddan set to become Ireland's first injury casualty

Luke Fitzgerald needs to prove his fitness later in the week while Mike McCarthy will play with protective head-gear if selected.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 28 January, 2014 helped this Irish rugby star locate his missing teeth

Grenoble scrum-half James Hart joked that he looked ‘like a hill-billy’ after losing his two of his teeth at the weekend.

# scrumhalf - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Muller pays tribute to Pienaar as Ulster clinch Ravenhill quarter final

The South African scrum-half was at the centre of everything good Ulster achieved in a vital win against Leicester.

# scrumhalf - Saturday 18 January, 2014

VIDEO: Ruan Pienaar charges down Toby Flood kick to stun Tigers

The South African collected all 22 points for the province as they topped their group.

# scrumhalf - Sunday 22 December, 2013

'I'd love to play for my country' declares Grenoble scrum-half James Hart

The goal-kicking scrumhalf is French qualified, but is keen to get into a green jersey.

# scrumhalf - Friday 22 November, 2013

Conor Murray has emerged as a leader in the Irish team - Justin Marshall

The Munster scrum-half has excelled in the green jersey since crashing over for a try against New Zealand last year.

# scrumhalf - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Justin Marshall: Replicate Christchurch without 'choking' and Ireland could win

The former All Blacks scrum-half has highlighted Sean O’Brien, Cian Healy and Tommy Bowe as the Irish dangermen.

# scrumhalf - 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.

# scrumhalf - Monday 4 November, 2013

'We're up against a tougher team than you guys think' warns Reddan

The scrumhalf suffered a broken leg in his last international outing but hopes to feature against Samoa.

Ireland ward off Welsh threat as Connacht scrumhalf Marmion signs new deal

The Welsh-born player has been in fine form for his province this season.

# scrumhalf - Saturday 2 November, 2013

'You have to keep your options open' - Conor Murray on Top 14 links

The Munster scrumhalf will weigh up the pros and cons of a move to France later this season.

# scrumhalf - Friday 1 November, 2013

Morgan Parra's punching ban conveniently reduced in time for All Blacks game

The versatile back had initially been suspended for four weeks for punching out Gibouin Gautier.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

Kieran Marmion is the form scrum-half in Ireland at present

The Connacht No.9 blotted an otherwise flawless copybook with a late yellow card against Leinster.

# scrumhalf - Monday 28 October, 2013

Murray in danger of missing November internationals after elbow citing

Niko Matawalu has also been cited for an alleged bite on Donncha O’Callaghan.

# scrumhalf - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Bayonne sack Mike Phillips after drunken cameo at training - Report

The Wales and Lions scrumhalf is expected to receive written confirmation of his dismissal on Monday morning.

# scrumhalf - Saturday 26 October, 2013

James Hart loving Top 14 life after Leinster axe on Leaving Cert results day

The scrumhalf has forced his way into Grenoble’s first team after missing out on the Leinster Academy.

# scrumhalf - Saturday 19 October, 2013

'Sniper' Marmion gets better and better for Connacht

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

# scrumhalf - Monday 7 October, 2013

This is the 22-year-old Irish scrumhalf that upstaged Racing Métro's Jonny Sexton

James Hart scored 11 points in Grenoble’s away win over the big-spending Parisians.

# scrumhalf - 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.

# scrumhalf - Monday 3 June, 2013

Marmion ready for Ireland start but no underage drinks for Henshaw

The Connacht scrumhalf has been soaking up advice from Isaac Boss but wants to start ahead of him this weekend.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Simon Zebo: I thought the USA Rugby leprechaun was Paul Marshall Lucky Charms This post contains videos

Simon Zebo: I thought the USA Rugby leprechaun was Paul Marshall

The winger believes his Ireland teammate may be hiding a crock of gold up in Ulster.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

'I'm rooming with Conor this week so he might have a broken leg' - Mike Philips

The “chilled” Welsh scrumhalf had no idea who Australia named in their Lions squad at the weekend.

# scrumhalf - Friday 3 May, 2013

Now we can pay Leinster back for Heineken Cup appearances - Kieran Marmion

The Connacht scrumhalf is hoping to engineer a winning send-off for coach Eric Elwood.

# scrumhalf - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Kieran Marmion ready for Test chance on Ireland summer tour

The Connacht scrumhalf is hoping to be get the international call from interim coach Les Kiss,

# scrumhalf - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

9 of the best from Peter Stringer as he waves goodbye to Munster Rugby Strings This post contains videos

9 of the best from Peter Stringer as he waves goodbye to Munster Rugby

We pay tribute to the man that appeared for province and country 330 times.

# scrumhalf - Thursday 4 April, 2013

‘When I arrived Ulster was in a bad place’ – Pienaar targets cup double

The South African has warned his teammates to be on the alert for flanker Jacques Burger, who he describes as a ‘kamikaze pilot’.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Conor Murray: Ireland ready to get over 'blip' and get Lansdowne roaring

“We have to show the public that there’s a bit of talent in this team,” declared the scrum-half.

# scrumhalf - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Pro12: Isaac determined to boss his way back into Ireland contention

“You enjoy watching it,” said Boss, “but it’s always a little jab in the ribs because you want to be there and you’re not.”

'I have to take Brian for a box-kicking lesson' - Murray on his scrum-half saviour

O’Driscoll filled in as emergency no.9 against Wales after the Munster man was sin-binned.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

England are coming over to beat us up - Conor Murray

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half is expecting nothing less than a bruising encounter at the Aviva on Sunday.

# scrumhalf - Thursday 31 January, 2013

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.

# scrumhalf - Sunday 13 January, 2013

'We're disappointed that we didn't get another 1 or 2 tries' - Isaac Boss

The Leinster scrum-half declared that his team are ready for a way against the Chiefs in Exeter.

# scrumhalf - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Irish scrum-half Tomás O'Leary ruled out for six months

Perhaps it was never his destiny to make it onto a Lions rugby tour.

# scrumhalf - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Murray knows the drill - if in doubt, kick it out

The Munster scrum-half teams up with Jonny Sexton and swears he has learned a tough lesson from a shocker in Paris.

# scrumhalf - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Reddan insists he can front up to massive Springbok challenge

The Leinster scrum-half is keen to put an end to claims he is a defensive weak-spot.

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