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#Tom Court

# tom-court - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'I was playing for a Grand Slam with Ireland and I still didn't really know how to play rugby'

Former Ireland and Lions prop Tom Court has brought the curtain down on a rollercoaster rugby career.

# tom-court - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Second row Jerry Sexton signs permanent deal with London Irish

Johnny Sexton’s younger brother is on the move to the Championship.

# tom-court - Friday 11 September, 2015

A former Irish prop explains just how different tighthead prop is from loosehead

Court tells The42 why the utility prop is becoming extinct.

# tom-court - Wednesday 6 May, 2015

London Irish have made another exciting signing for next season

Bob Casey has managed to get another deal over the line as Asaeli Tikoirotuma signs on.

# tom-court - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'The intensity is at ridiculous levels under Schmidt and it's 24/7'

32-times capped Ireland prop Tom Court continues to march to his own unique beat at London Irish.

# tom-court - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Court off the mark in the Premiership as Irish coaches taste defeat

Here’s how the Irish players in the English and French leagues got on over the weekend.

# tom-court - Friday 29 August, 2014

'The problem with rugby players in Ireland is that they're comparing every coach to Joe Schmidt'

We caught up with London Irish’s new prop Tom Court to talk about the turmoil in Ulster and the end of his international career.

# tom-court - Saturday 3 May, 2014

In pictures: Ulster captain Johann Muller says goodbye to Ravenhill

Loosehead prop Tom Court also took the chance to bid the northern province’s home fans farewell.

Rival coaches in agreement, dangerous tackle punishments need a serious review

‘Why does the penalty vary on how a player falls?’ Asked a bewildered Mark Anscombe last night.

# tom-court - Friday 2 May, 2014

Ulster down to 14 men AGAIN as Tom Court is sent off for spear tackle

Nick Williams was lucky not to see red after striking Rhys Ruddock.

Fergus Mulchrone thrilled to be part of green revolution at London Irish

The 28-year-old centre will be joined by three more Irish players at the Madejski Stadium this summer.

# tom-court - Friday 28 March, 2014

Ulster name strong starting XV for Cardiff trip as Connacht remain unchanged

Loosehead prop Tom Court is set to make his 150th appearance for the northern province tomorrow.

# tom-court - Friday 13 December, 2013

'If you read the game wrong, you’re going to look like a goose'

Ulster prop Tom Court explains how ‘game awareness’ was the hardest skill to learn when he took up rugby at a late age.

# tom-court - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Ulster prop Court set for Premiership switch

The Lions loosehead is heading for England next season after eight seasons with the northern province.

# tom-court - Monday 21 October, 2013

Sure-footed Ulster leave themselves room to improve

Mark Anscombe’s side are clinical in every aspect bar converting try-scoring opportunities.

# tom-court - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Tom Court called into Lions squad as Paul O'Connell's tour is put in doubt

The Munster lock suffered an arm injury in yesterday’s Test victory over the Wallabies.

# tom-court - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was 'clearly short of the line' Sour Grapes This post contains videos

Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was 'clearly short of the line'

Coach Simon Easterby believes Ulster would be delighted to see Alain Rolland refereeing the Pro12 Final.

# tom-court - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Tom Court: International rugby is a microscope 24/7, now players can relax

As the Six Nations fades out of view, Ireland’s top two Pro12 contenders are on a collision course this Saturday.

# tom-court - Friday 22 February, 2013

VIDEO: What can Tom Court offer Ireland on Sunday?

The loose-head will start in Murrayfield, in place of the suspended Cian Healy.

# tom-court - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Dave has that 'killer' instinct as Penney tips off Lions

The Munster coach feels Warren Gatland would be well served by bringing Kilcoyne to Australia.

# tom-court - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

6 Nations road to redemption still exists for Trimble and Court

Ireland’s assistant coach Les Kiss insisted that all players in the ‘A’ squad could still feature against Wales.

# tom-court - Sunday 13 January, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland call up Tom Court for the Six Nations? Redemption This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland call up Tom Court for the Six Nations?

The versatile prop has been in excellent form for Ulster this season.

# tom-court - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Pro12: Team of the Week

Ulster and Munster dominate the line-up after their inter-pro victories.

# tom-court - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Pro12: We wanted to use our scrum as a weapon says victorious Court

The Ulster prop feels the 27-19 win over Leinster proves his side are genuine trophy contenders.

# tom-court - Thursday 1 November, 2012

'They're never nice but at least they get people talking' - rugby stars gear up for Movember Mo Bro This post contains videos

'They're never nice but at least they get people talking' - rugby stars gear up for Movember

The fundraising and awareness drive for men’s health has been supported by a raft of rugby stars.

# tom-court - Saturday 27 October, 2012

VIDEO: Tom Court plays the panto villain at Rodney Parade Ssshftum This post contains videos

VIDEO: Tom Court plays the panto villain at Rodney Parade

The loose-head got a little overexcited with this Andrei Arshavin impression after scoring the opening try last night.

# tom-court - Monday 1 October, 2012

PRO12: Team of the Week

Each Monday we select a Starting XV featuring provincial players that went above, beyond and under (the posts).

# tom-court - Thursday 30 August, 2012

Four new faces in Ulster side to face Glasgow

Mark Anscombe says he expects a tough encounter from a Glasgow side that have won five of their last six league games.

# tom-court - Friday 20 July, 2012

Provincial matters: Ulster's Adam D'Arcy with his take on pre-season prep

“Everyone is determined to continue on the success of last season and hopefully bring some trophies back to Ravenhill,” says the full back.

# tom-court - Monday 4 June, 2012

Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks

The tighthead prop’s injured hamstring may prevent him from lining up against New Zealand on Saturday.

# tom-court - Friday 30 March, 2012

As it happened: Ulster v Aironi, RaboDirect PRO12 2012

Could Ulster overcome this potential banana skin? Revisit the action here.

# tom-court - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Here we go again - fixture juggle means four matches in 22 days

Declan Kidney will need to draw every last ounce out of his squad as the Six Nations schedule becomes congested.

# tom-court - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Pro12 team news: Big guns return for Ulster's trip to Scotland

Andrew Trimble, Stephen Ferris, Tom Court and Rory Best will all start for Ulster against Edinburgh tomorrow evening.

# tom-court - Friday 11 November, 2011

Muller, Ferris and Court all fit for an unchanged Ulster

Brian McLaughlin has kept faith with the side that beat Connacht as Ulster prepare to face Clermont Auvergne in their Heineken Cup opener.

# tom-court - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Best stays in - for now - as Kidney names unchanged side for Wales

Declan Kidney names an unchanged side from the one that beat Italy – with Conor Murray staying put with O’Gara at half-back.

# tom-court - Friday 30 September, 2011

O'Gara gets the nod for Ireland's big Italian job

Declan Kidney’s side to face Italy has eight changes from Russia – but only two from the side that took the scalp of Australia.

# tom-court - Friday 23 September, 2011

Leo takes the armband as Kidney rings changes for Russia clash

Several big names are rested ahead of Ireland’s final pool clash with Italy, with five changes in the back line alone.

# tom-court - Sunday 18 September, 2011

The sports week in pictures Snap Happy This post contains images

The sports week in pictures

Reminisce about the sporting week that was with our slideshow of the best images from the last seven days.

# tom-court - Wednesday 14 September, 2011

Reddan gets the nod as Sexton keeps his starting spot

Declan Kidney opts for a Leinster mid-field pairing, as Cian Healy, Rob Kearney and Seán O’Brien all return to face the Wallabies.

# tom-court - Friday 9 September, 2011

Murray a surprise feature in Ireland's World Cup opener

Conor Murray gets the nod over Eoin Reddan at scrum-half, as Declan Kidney names his starting fifteen to face the US on Sunday.

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