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Ireland’s potential offloading game starts to emerge in Rome win

For Andy Farrell and backroom staff, this 10-48 away win in Rome yesterday was probably greeted…

French flashes of brilliance enough to see off misfiring Ireland

The good news yesterday was that the weather opened up just enough to ensure some quality…

Opinion: Is Andy Farrell ready to plan for RWC 2023?

Andy Farrell has his feet under the international head coach table. The season just past was…

More harsh lessons for Munster Rugby to digest as Leinster Rugby strike late to win at Thomond Park

We have been here before Munster Rugby. Leinster Rugby winning their fifth consecutive fixture against Munster…

Part One – Rainbow Cup: South African franchises overview

The bold and exciting news from Guinness Pro14 of the inclusion of the four former South…

Heineken Champions Cup: Pool B Roundup

Standout comeback performances. Covid-19 cancellations and walkovers. These have been the prevailing themes for Pool B…

Heineken Champions Cup: Pool A Roundup

2020 has been a massively surreal year and the fact that professional rugby union is back…

Opinion: Andy Farrell must find his own identity

Georgia, oh Georgia No, no, no, no, no peace I find Just an old sweet song…

England primed for Irish challenge at Twickenham

“As their coaching staff said, they were dominant, so the challenge is can they bring a…

Solid Ireland performance but Twickenham next week looms large on the horizon

Friday night test match rugby arrived at the Aviva Stadium. Ireland delivered a solid performance against…