It’s somewhat ironic that at a time when rugby is enjoying an unprecedented level of popularity in this country, with the national team ranked in the top two sides in the world, the game itself faces massive challenges.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2018
He may not be due to arrive in Munster until pre-season later this summer, but new signing Joey Carbery is already getting used to his new province, with Conor Murray revealing the fly-half’s future club-mates have nicknamed him “ROG”.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
Ireland touch down in Brisbane today with head coach Joe Schmidt striving to find a balance between the long-term objective of a history-making World Cup campaign and the more immediate desire to extend a record unbeaten run with a series win over Australia.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2018
Being selected as the official flag-bearer for Team NI at today’s Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony was richly deserved recognition for outstanding dual sportswoman Caroline O’Hanlon.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2018
The success or failure of the Irish team at the World Indoor Championships was always going to be decided by one athlete, and given Phil Healy managed something no Irish athlete had done since 2010, it felt a lot like the former at the close of play in Birmingham last night.
Sat, 03 Mar, 2018
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Facing imminent death, Johnny Depp’s dogs Pistol and Boo were last night on a flight due to from Australia to the US after the agriculture minister angrily accused the Hollywood actor of sneaking the pups into the country.
Sat, 16 May, 2015