'I really enjoy the tribalism in Ireland'

'I really enjoy the tribalism in Ireland'

Ruaidhri O'Connor – Published 24 March 2014 02:30 AMWhat he won't be shouting too loudly this week is that it's his Cork roots that give him his surname. He shouldn't...

Title encore must be Ireland's target

Title encore must be Ireland's target

Eamonn Sweeney – Published 23 March 2014 02:30 AMThis time round, the misery of recent seasons having engendered a more realistic attitude, there was a realisation...

New European Cup 'to boost regions'

Newport Gwent Dragons chief Gareth Davies believes the proposed new European Cup will boost teams in Wales and throughout Europe. The former Wales and British and Irish Lions fly-half, told Scrum...

England are reaping the benefits of clubs and country sharing the same coaching philosophy

It has been back to domestic action this weekend, and this should act as a sharp reminder of the work the clubs have done in helping Stuart Lancaster and his other coaches with the production and...

Provinces Nominate Additional Players For Knockout Stages

The 28-year-old will be in contention for a starting place when this season's number 1 seeds take on Saracens in the quarter-final at Ravenhilll on Saturday, 5 April. ...

England's Tom Youngs defends Stuart Lancaster's use of replaceme

England's Tom Youngs defends Stuart Lancaster's use of replacements

Even in Rome, victory does not always come decked with laurels. Long before England had been pipped to the RBS Six Nations title by Ireland last weekend, head coach Stuart Lancaster was already...

Umbrella initiative has sevens covered

Umbrella initiative has sevens covered

Tony Ward – Published 22 March 2014 02:30 AMUmbrella 7s is aimed at promoting Sevens rugby in Ireland (IRFU take note), while at the same time supporting the work...

Nyanga: France making progress

A 27-6 loss to Wales inflicted a significant dent on their hopes for the title however, with the match also seeing Nyanga pick up a groin injury that would rule him out for the rest of the tournament. The...

Exiles centre Sheridan ready to turn down Munster advances

Exiles centre Sheridan ready to turn down Munster advances

David Kelly – Published 22 March 2014 02:30 AMSheridan (24), who also revealed that he hasn't yet spoken to Ireland coach Joe Schmidt about his international ambitions,...

Newport Gwent Dragons v Connacht (Sun)

Welsh international Andrew Coombs will lead the Dragons in their Pro12 clash with Connacht at Rodney Parade on Sunday. Coombs started the Six Nations game in Ireland and came off the bench against...

Rugby World Cup 2015 Tickets: How and Where to Buy, England, Wales, Ireland ... - International Business Times UK

Rugby World Cup 2015 Tickets: How and Where to Buy, England, Wales, Ireland ... - International Business Times UK

Next year's Rugby World Cup takes place in England and Wales, and on 12 September, tickets will go on general sale to rugby fans around the world. England's young team will carry high expectations into an incredibly tricky group that pits them against ...

Rugby World Cup 2015: predicting Ireland's starting XV - Irish Times

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The World Cup opening ceremony and first match, between England and Fiji at Twickenham, is a year away tomorrow, with Ireland's opener against Canada at the Millennium Stadium 12 months away from Friday. The hard sell, with regard to ticket prices, ...

Rugby World Cup 2015: the pick of intriguing and affordable match-ups - The Guardian

Rugby World Cup 2015: the pick of intriguing and affordable match-ups - The Guardian

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Much has been made of the pool of death involving England, Wales and Australia, but Ireland, who have yet to get beyond the quarter-final stage, have to contend with France and Italy in a Six Nations-lite that also involves Canada and Romania. This ...

Rugby World Cup 2015 bases: England secure Pennyhill Park as full list is ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Rugby World Cup 2015 bases: England secure Pennyhill Park as full list is ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Warren Gatland's men will play two of their four group matches at the Millennium Stadium, but also take on Australia and England at Twickenham. Wales will be based at London Irish's newly-completed all-purpose training complex Hazelwood. Gatland is ...

British and Irish Lions could be rebranded 'The Lions' if Scotland gains ... - Telegraph.co.uk

British and Irish Lions could be rebranded 'The Lions' if Scotland gains ... - Telegraph.co.uk

A Lions spokesman confirmed on Friday that the official name of the touring squad, which is drawn from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales internationals, would be discussed at the next board meeting in October, in the event of a victory for the 'Yes' ...

Rugby - Ireland back to full strength - Yahoo Eurosport UK

Rugby - Ireland back to full strength - Yahoo Eurosport UK

... Kazakhstan on Saturday in preparation for the all-Six Nations showdown with England. Number eight Heather O'Brien has recovered from a finger injury and resumes in the back row and full-back Niamh Briggs, Ireland's top scorer in France with 25 ...

Rugby World Cup 2015: England players to be gagged during tournament - Telegraph.co.uk

Rugby World Cup 2015: England players to be gagged during tournament - Telegraph.co.uk

An England Rugby spokesman said: "We feel it is important that the players focus as much as possible on rugby during what will be the most intense period of their rugby careers." The carrot for the players is that the potential commercial reward for ...

England players to be gagged during the Rugby World Cup - Telegraph.co.uk

England players to be gagged during the Rugby World Cup - Telegraph.co.uk

An England Rugby spokesman said: "We feel it is important that the players focus as much as possible on rugby during what will be the most intense period of their rugby careers." The carrot for the players is that the potential commercial reward for ...

Sportsday - breaking football news - BBC Sport

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Irish success in women's rugby was no fluke - Irish Times

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Players on the Irish Women's rugby team believed that people considered their 2013 Grand Slam win and particularly their win over the English team was a fluke. Irish outhalf Nora Stapleton, who played in the winning team and in the recent World Cup in ...

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