'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...

English rugby player searches for Irish girl he let slip away . . . in 1958 - Irish Independent

English rugby player searches for Irish girl he let slip away . . . in 1958 - Irish Independent

"It's amazing how many bloody Fortunes [surname] are in Ireland, it's crazy." He has talked to four Bridie Fortunes in the past fortnight, but none of the conversations have come to anything. He fears he has exhausted all avenues in finding the one ...

Commonwealth Games: Rugby's all-rounders - IRB

Commonwealth Games: Rugby's all-rounders - IRB

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On the eve of the Commonwealth Games Sevens competition, we highlight a selection of rugby players, drawn from the participating countries, who have enjoyed success in the past, or continue to do so, on more than one sporting front. ... C B Holmes ...

Celebrate The Shelbourne's 190th Birthday - Irish Independent (blog)

Celebrate The Shelbourne's 190th Birthday - Irish Independent (blog)

The classic Omelette Arnold Bennett, influenced by the one that was served after the Ireland v England rugby international on 10th March 1956. A Lobster Thermidor and a Lamb Wellington are both inspired from menus that celebrated the Royal Dublin ...

Commonwealth Games tribute to Keri Holdsworth - Edinburgh Evening News

Commonwealth Games tribute to Keri Holdsworth - Edinburgh Evening News

Keri collected 15 caps for Scotland making her debut against Ireland in 2008 and competing in the Women's World Cup in England in 2010, while turning out for club side Watsonian Ladies. Kath Vass, co-captain of Watsonian Ladies, said the ex-rugby star ...

Athletes on Twitter - BBC Sport

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The 16-year-old England shooter, who won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award last year, faces team-mate Sarah Gray and Panagiota Andreou of Cyprus for the final place in the six-woman semi-final of the skeet. Hill appeared to be ...

Black Ferns seek to extend impressive World Cup record - TVNZ

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The Black Ferns have a record the All Blacks would envy as they seek their fifth successive Rugby World Cup title. The forward pack call themselves tiny but the ability to front up and then get the ball wide has seen the Black Ferns dominate the World ...

Table tennis: Qualifiers - BBC Sport

Table tennis: Qualifiers - BBC Sport

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The 16-year-old England shooter, who won the BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year award last year, faces team-mate Sarah Gray and Panagiota Andreou of Cyprus for the final place in the six-woman semi-final of the skeet. Hill appeared to be ...

Probe into death of Northern Ireland student in England - Belfast Telegraph

Probe into death of Northern Ireland student in England - Belfast Telegraph

James Steen (23), from Poyntzpass, was found dead at a house in Wood Street, Rugby, shortly after six o'clock on Saturday morning. The Newcastle University student is the half brother of Rev Ivan Steen, who is the minister at Windsor Presbyterian ...

Forecasting is a mug's game – but I was right about the economic revival - Spectator.co.uk

Forecasting is a mug's game – but I was right about the economic revival - Spectator.co.uk

Tony O'Reilly was a hero from a time when Ireland was short of heroes. The billionaire former British Lions rugby star, creator of Kerrygold and chairman of H.J. Heinz turned newspaper tycoon, was a Gatsby-like figure, entertaining everyone who was ...

COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2014: Day two updates and results from Glasgow - Cambridge News

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1.53pm – SWIMMING: England's Nick Grainger had to beat Ieuan Lloyd of Wales and Canada's Ryan Cochrane in a swim-off to reach tonight's 200m breaststroke final after they all swam 1.48.98 in their respective heats. ... ARU student Danny Williams will ...

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