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PLAYERS NOMINATE

HENSHAW, MURRAY, O’CONNELL & SEXTON

FOR HIBERNIA COLLEGE IRUPA PLAYER OF THE YEAR 2015

Henshaw nominated for Players’ Player, Young Player and Try of the Year

Ireland’s Rugby Players Association, IRUPA today ...

 

Frank Quinn writes: Well all the statistics/history in the world could not equal the Super Saturday results on the 21st March 2015.

We got over Cheltenham in super fashion as we thought with Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh breaking records and survived Super St. Patricks Day, only to be suckered by the rugby fest on The Real Super Saturday.

I put all my pr...

Frank Quinn writes: The last four consists of two French, One English and one Irish Club - Fair divide,

The two French team are at home(in the South of France) in St. Etienne and Marseille in the semis.

Champions Cup semi-finals - dates, venues, kick-off times
Following the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-final matches, the following are the d...

It was the most dramatic of conclusions to the 2015 RBS Six Nations.

Ireland went into their final game against Scotland needing to win by 26 clear points to keep their championship hopes alive. They managed to run out 10-40 winners with 30 clear points to the good, that took Wales out of the running and meant England would have to beat France by 26 points to claim the tournament on ...

With Wales second half demolition of Italy, Ireland’s job was always going to be that bit tougher. Ireland went into the game knowing they needed a 21 point winning margin to keep their tournament hopes alive, so it was all to do from an Irish perspective.

Excellent work by Cian Healy in the opening minute saw the prop steal the ball at the breakdown as Scotland attacked. T...

With the ceremony over and Paul O’Connell’s 100th test cap duly celebrated it was down to business as Ireland took on Wales in the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 14th March.

In truth it was an error strewn Irish performance, however full credit must be given to Wales for forcing those errors and storming ahead to take the victory and keep their tourn...

If ever the Ireland team needed an inspirational hug, Jennifer Malone from Clane, Co Kildare was on hand today to administer said inspiration.

Jennifer Malone hugs Martin Moore, left, and Tadhg Furlong at the Ireland training session in Carton House

Jennifer is well...

Women Winning out west - 12/03/2015

Straight talking Pat Lam may be making all the news headlines in the Guinness Pro 12, and while the men are certainly enjoying a terrific season, it is the women of Connacht who are blazing a trail that others will follow.

With the womens game reaching unprecedented levels of participation and support on the global scale, in Connacht, the sterling work undertaken by a hardcore group ...

A bulging neck disk: that short, practically colourless introduction is enough to make me grimace. You too?

Yeah, I thought as much. Most of us are fortunate enough to meander through life without sustaining serious injury. More of us on top of that are blessed to escape the uncomfortable, painful inconvenience of a neck injury.

And no position in any other field sport that s...

Eight Leinster Academy players were recently awarded their QQI Diplomas in Professional Rugby at a special ceremony in the President's Room, in the RDS having graduated from the Academy after three years. 

John Glackin, President of Leinster Rugby presided over the ceremony and welcomed special guest, Louis Magee, President of the IRFU as well as the players and their fam...

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