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Galwegians 11 – Clonmel 9


It what turned out to be the close contest predicted earlier in the week, Galwegians women claimed victory over Clonmel in a pulsating game that left spectators breathless from start to finish. It was a late try which separated the teams at the final whistle and though there were commendable pieces of play throughout, a lack of discipline in pa...

The International Rugby Board has announced that South Africa’s Rugby World Cup winning coach Jake White has been appointed to the IRB Rugby Committee.

White, widely recognised as one of the finest coaches in the Game, coached the Springboks to Rugby World Cup success in France in 2007 and the TriNations title in 2004 during 54 Tests in charge.

“The IRB Council be...

The 2009/10 Magners League has all the makings of another, all-action Celtic Rugby tournament brimming with matches high in both quality and intensity between the cream of the teams from Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

And the initiative of introducing a play-off system for the four leading sides at the end of the long haul of Magners League matches promises to produce a tremendous clim...

The South African Rugby Union, members of the South Africa squad and team officials have been found guilty of acts of bringing the Game of Rugby into disrepute in breach of the IRB Regulations Relating to the Game.

The ruling was issued today by an Independent Disciplinary Committee chaired by the Honourable Sir John Hansen KNZM (New Zealand), His Honour Judge Guillermo Tragant (Arge...

Ireland hooker Rory Best has been ruled out of rugby for the entire 2009-10 season due to injury.

Following recent pain and subsequent medical investigation, it has been discovered that Rory is suffering from an underlying chronic disc injury on his neck which requires surgery and a lengthy recovery period of between 9 and 12 months.

Ulster's Operations Director David Humphre...


The Armitage brothers made another piece of professional rugby history at Twickenham recently when three of the talented family’s siblings took to the pitch to represent London Irish in a senior level fixture.

Delon (pictured right) and Steffon Armitage became the first brothers to represent England at Twickenham last season and in August they were joine...

Old Belvedere beat Malahide 22-17 at Estuary Road recently in a veterans' game organised to honour the memory of Michael Campbell, a member of both clubs, who died tragically last year.

Pictured right are the Malahide and Old Belvedere teams pictured before the Michael Campbell Memorial Cup Match in Malahide Rugby Club

Michael's popularity was reflected in the l...

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