Rugby - Today’s News
Many people in Ireland worried about how the Croke Park crowd would react to ‘God Save The Queen.’
Elsewhere, a new role for Damien Duff while Dan Carter’s drink-driving has cost dearly.
Tom Tierney’s side are set to lose Sene Naoupu, Alison Miller and Hannah Tyrrell.
The 21-year-old will feature for the province in the Pro12 this weekend as he continues his comeback from injury.
Niall Scannell is loving every minute of his first Six Nations experience and is hoping to win his second cap this weekend.
Former Ireland head coach Eddie O’Sullivan joins Murray Kinsella to look at the key talking points ahead of Ireland’s first home game.
The out-half comes back into contention for this weekend after missing the games against Scotland and Italy.
The province’s senior coach is preparing to sign a new two-year contract at the club.
Ireland will clock up the air miles this summer as they travel to face the USA before a two Test tour of Japan.
The former All Black was caught drink-driving in Paris last week.
The former Ireland coach joins Murray Kinsella to preview the weekend action.
The French pair will not travel to Dublin after sustaining injuries.
There have been rumours that Ian Keatley could be on the move to France.
Connacht forward Cillian Gallagher could be out for six weeks with a shoulder injury.
Heaslip wasn’t confident of even playing in Japan after the painful quarter-final exit to Argentina, but a lot has passed under the bridge since.
Rugby - Yesterday’s News
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The All Black will face a disciplinary committee on Wednesday.
The 63-year-old will be familiar with the Westerners’ philosophy when he arrived to fill Pat Lam’s sizable shoes.
Rob Kearney is scheduled to take part in contact training today and is also expected to train fully tomorrow.
The former England head coach says it’s been “a great move” for him so far.
Keane will bring “ambitious and exciting brand of rugby” to the Sportsground, says CEO Willie Ruane.
The winger suffered a head knock and toe injury on Friday night.
The Saracens back row was the a clear key to England’s resurgence under Eddie Jones last year.
The 46-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Pro12 club.
The Irish fly-half is believed to be keen on a move to the Premiership.
He was rested in Connacht’s win, with Pat Lam doing ‘what’s best for Ireland, what’s best for Connacht and what’s best for Kieran Marmion.’
The Leinster flanker was superb on Friday, and last night was included in Joe Schmidt’s squad for France.
“I’m just trying to learn and enjoy every second of the opportunities I do get.”
Rugby - Sunday 19 February, 2017
Here’s how the last seven days looked through a lens.
Highly-rated French coach Régis Sonnes is working in Bandon after leaving the Top 14 behind.
Brice Dulin and Henry Chavancy have been named in a 31-man squad for the visit to Dublin.
The rugby league convert has scored eight tries in five games for Sale.
Joe Schmidt has named his squad for Saturday’s game.
Bohs well on track for unbeaten season while 10-try bottom of the table clash is pick of the weekend
The clash between Blackrock and Cooke was the highlight of this week’s Women’s AIL.
Late Kilcoyne try snatches 25-23 win against Ospreys.
Also featuring George Hamilton and Conor McGregor.
Tributes paid to “an uncompromising competitor” and “much-loved character”.
Ten years on from England’s historic visit to GAA HQ, BBC presenter John Inverdale and Rob Kitson of the Guardian share their memories.
Rugby - Saturday 18 February, 2017
Pat Lam’s side had five points to spare.