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

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

Jun 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 53,452 Views 21 Comments

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

Second row Jerry Sexton signs permanent deal with London Irish
# Exiles
# Exiles

Second row Jerry Sexton signs permanent deal with London Irish

Jun 21st 2016, 4:08 PM 7,513 Views 3 Comments

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

A former Irish prop explains just how different tighthead prop is from loosehead
# Front Row Club
# Front Row Club

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

Sep 11th 2015, 2:39 PM 17,529 Views 14 Comments

Court tells The42 why the utility prop is becoming extinct.

London Irish have made another exciting signing for next season
# Transfer
# Transfer

London Irish have made another exciting signing for next season

May 6th 2015, 4:13 PM 7,454 Views 6 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 7th 2015, 7:00 AM 13,782 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 28th 2014, 6:56 PM 7,138 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 29th 2014, 12:00 PM 19,477 Views 15 Comments

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.

In pictures: Ulster captain Johann Muller says goodbye to Ravenhill
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

In pictures: Ulster captain Johann Muller says goodbye to Ravenhill

May 3rd 2014, 1:37 PM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

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
# Law And Order
# Law And Order

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

May 3rd 2014, 10:00 AM 12,222 Views 11 Comments

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

Ulster down to 14 men AGAIN as Tom Court is sent off for spear tackle
# Very Early Bath
# Very Early Bath

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

May 2nd 2014, 8:11 PM 17,512 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

May 2nd 2014, 6:12 PM 4,268 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Mar 28th 2014, 12:37 PM 4,218 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 13th 2013, 11:07 AM 2,872 Views 2 Comments

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

Ulster prop Court set for Premiership switch
# Transfer
# Transfer

Ulster prop Court set for Premiership switch

Nov 13th 2013, 11:36 AM 5,106 Views 13 Comments

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

Sure-footed Ulster leave themselves room to improve
# Analysis
# Analysis

Sure-footed Ulster leave themselves room to improve

Oct 21st 2013, 3:48 PM 1,736 Views 0 Comments

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

Tom Court called into Lions squad as Paul O'Connell's tour is put in doubt
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

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

Jun 23rd 2013, 12:54 PM 18,186 Views 58 Comments

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

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

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

May 11th 2013, 5:28 PM 3,313 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 26th 2013, 3:53 PM 2,031 Views 0 Comments

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

VIDEO: What can Tom Court offer Ireland on Sunday?
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

VIDEO: What can Tom Court offer Ireland on Sunday?

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:00 PM 1,335 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 23rd 2013, 7:40 AM 2,220 Views 5 Comments

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

6 Nations road to redemption still exists for Trimble and Court
# Wolfhounds
# Wolfhounds

6 Nations road to redemption still exists for Trimble and Court

Jan 22nd 2013, 2:35 PM 5,027 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 13th 2013, 5:09 PM 2,444 Views 5 Comments

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

Pro12: Team of the Week
# Best XV
# Best XV

Pro12: Team of the Week

Dec 23rd 2012, 3:43 PM 1,514 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 22nd 2012, 2:18 PM 732 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 1st 2012, 12:08 PM 1,698 Views 1 Comment

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

VIDEO: Tom Court plays the panto villain at Rodney Parade
# Ssshftum
# Ssshftum

VIDEO: Tom Court plays the panto villain at Rodney Parade

Oct 27th 2012, 1:05 PM 1,289 Views 2 Comments

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

PRO12: Team of the Week
# Outstanding
# Outstanding

PRO12: Team of the Week

Oct 1st 2012, 5:19 PM 1,522 Views 2 Comments

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

Four new faces in Ulster side to face Glasgow
# Experimentation
# Experimentation

Four new faces in Ulster side to face Glasgow

Aug 30th 2012, 3:08 PM 489 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 20th 2012, 9:49 AM 607 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 4th 2012, 8:20 AM 2,387 Views 6 Comments

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

As it happened: Ulster v Aironi, RaboDirect PRO12 2012
Live Mar 30th 2012, 6:52 PM

As it happened: Ulster v Aironi, RaboDirect PRO12 2012

Here we go again - fixture juggle means four matches in 22 days
# Stretching The Squad
# Stretching The Squad

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

Feb 15th 2012, 7:10 AM 474 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 5th 2012, 4:00 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

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

Muller, Ferris and Court all fit for an unchanged Ulster
# Same As
# Same As

Muller, Ferris and Court all fit for an unchanged Ulster

Nov 11th 2011, 1:56 PM 83 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 5th 2011, 7:28 AM 1,296 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 30th 2011, 7:29 AM 1,709 Views 22 Comments

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

Leo takes the armband as Kidney rings changes for Russia clash
# We Have Alice
# We Have Alice

Leo takes the armband as Kidney rings changes for Russia clash

Sep 23rd 2011, 8:28 AM 1,306 Views 6 Comments

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

The sports week in pictures
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

The sports week in pictures

Sep 18th 2011, 9:00 AM 733 Views 0 Comments

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

Reddan gets the nod as Sexton keeps his starting spot
# Boys In Blue
# Boys In Blue

Reddan gets the nod as Sexton keeps his starting spot

Sep 14th 2011, 8:49 AM 900 Views 11 Comments

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

Murray a surprise feature in Ireland's World Cup opener
# Ireland's Call
# Ireland's Call

Murray a surprise feature in Ireland's World Cup opener

Sep 9th 2011, 7:59 AM 1,388 Views 13 Comments

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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