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Opinion – Leinster Rugby dominant as Munster Rugby struggle for answers

The final plays of yesterday’s 16-6 Guinness Pro14 win for Leinster Rugby yesterday are still in…

Opinion – Luxembourg win puts spotlight firmly on current and historical systematic Republic of Ireland football failings

The final whistle at the Aviva Stadium was a relief personally. It was the end of…

Ireland reflect on a satisfactory end to the Guinness Six Nations campaign

The debrief from Andy Farrell and backroom staff to the Ireland playing squad will be much…

Ireland solve the England equation

“You never have Ireland’s number. They’re a tenacious side and a tenacious country,” John Mitchell –…

Goalkeeper berth is the least of Stephen Kenny’s concern ahead of Serbia

Stephen Kenny has announced the Republic of Ireland squad who he hopes will deliver a strong…

Opinion: Andy Farrell looking to solve the England equation

Ireland and England face off at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin this weekend with the Guinness…

Late Sexton penalty secures Ireland win at Murrayfield

24-27. A test match which ebbed and flowed throughout that Ireland won late after looking set…

Tough draws for Connacht and Ulster as European Rugby Challenge Cup quarter final revealed

This is a competition which I am conflicted with. Perhaps, it is because the massive landslide…

Tricky assignments for Leinster and Munster as road to Heineken Champions Cup quarter final stage revealed

A mundane March afternoon for yours truly until the EPCR draw. The Heineken Champions Cup last…