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New look European Champions Cup sets up intriguing pool fixtures

These are extraordinary times and this European Champions Cup draw this afternoon is no different. Twenty-four…

Monday Night Rugby at Thomond Park serves up a classic on opening night

I was quite apprehensive of this Monday Night Guinness Pro14 experiment. Thomond Park on a damp,…

Storming Limerick hurlers display in the second half too much for Clare

The gauntlet was thrown by Donal Og Cusack and Anthony Daly as Sunday Game pundits. 0-15…

Ireland warm up for French test with comfortable Italian win

50-17 to Ireland as test match rugby commenced once more at the Aviva Stadium. Ireland shook…

Ireland side springs zero surprise or intrigue

Busy times at the Hawkeye Sidekick (day job) HQ. Production issues resembling problems that would have…

Irish Football Fans Podcast Series

In these time unprecedented times, sporting action has been of short supply. To fill the void…

Munster Rugby win somehow at the Scarlets!

30-27. If you had only seen the score line only, you would have thought this contest…

Byrne and Williams in as Stephen Kenny keeps changes to a minimum

The honeymoon period for Stephen Kenny would appear to have been a short one given the…

Pregame Heineken Champions Cup semi-final talking points

The Irish provincial interest in this competition may have ended last weekend but that does not…

Leinster Rugby look to Devin Toner as Saracens come to Dublin in determined mood

Guinness Pro14 secured. There is no resting on any laurels from a Leinster Rugby perspective as…