John Cooney rugby player
John Cooney rugby player

John Cooney

1st May 1990 1.78m/87kg Scrum Half

The INCREDIBLY Talented U20 Class Of 2010

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We continue to look back at past U20 World Championship and have a look at where some of the players who have had gone to reach the pinnacle of test rugby and star on the domestic scene.     Kurtley...

The Two Best Composite World Club XVs

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is some team!   OPTA released the top players in each position based on their unique index which highlighted the highest-rated players in top-level club rugby since the beginning of 2019. After releasing...

Ulster Dominate PRO14 Team Of The Season So Far

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Four Ulster players have been named in the PRO14’s Team of the Season so far using the Opta stats index.   The Opta Index allows genuine opportunities to compare and contrast both...

Rated: Ireland's Player Depth Per Position

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland may have failed to reach the semi-finals of the Rugby World Cup in Japan but there is a lot to look forward to under new head coach Andy Farrell after a promising start to his tenure during the...

Ireland International set to return home next season - report

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Ireland and Leinster standoff Ian Madigan could be returning to Ireland from the Bristol Bears next season, with Ulster keen to snap up the former Leinster out-half this summer.   According...

Ireland Squad Update: Uncapped Leinster Sensational Called Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Andy Farrell has named 35 man Ireland squad that will train this week at the IRFU’s High-Performance Centre at the Sport Ireland Campus in preparation for their 2020 Six Nations Round 5 fixture...

Ireland Team Named For Twickenham Test

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named the match day 23 to travel to London to take on England at Twickenham on Sunday 23rd February.   The starting XV remains unchanged from the win against...

Andy Farrell names a 36-man squad to prepare for England

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named a 36-man Ireland squad to prepare for next Sunday’s Six Nations trip to England.   Garry Ringrose is the sole big name missing from the squad following...

Ireland Squad Update: Ringrose To Miss Wales And England Tests

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland centre Garry Ringrose has been ruled out of Ireland's next two Six Nations matches against Wales and England after sustaining a broken finger in Saturday's 19-12 home win over Scotland.   Ringrose,...

Ireland can fire under Farrell after World Cup failure

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ireland should be a major threat in the Six Nations at the start of a new era under head coach Andy Farrell.     Andy Farrell set his stall out when he named "a hell of a team"...