Person: Michael Bradley
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Connacht’s play-off drive in the PRO14 has been handed a big boost with the return of out-half Jack Carty to training in time for this weekend’s clash with Zebre following an arm injury.
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
Wipe the slate clean and move on to the next job. That is the way Johann van Graan, like many head coaches, operates but as his Munster side transitions into this European knockout rugby week, his mantra of forgetting the past and resetting to zero on a Monday has never seemed so apt.
Mon, 25 Mar, 2019
Munster survived an early scare at home to Guinness PRO14 conference bottom club Zebre to come from behind and grab a bonus-point victory on Saturday night.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2019
In Cork two rugby nurseries, a mere 2km apart, Schools Cup legends linger long in the memory.
Sat, 16 Mar, 2019
Ultan Dillane, Caolin Blade, Jack Carty and Tom Farrell will line-out for Connacht after their Ireland call-ups.
Fri, 15 Feb, 2019
The 21-year-old back-rower scored twice on only his second Guinness PRO14 start for Connacht.
Sat, 08 Sep, 2018
Talk to Len Dineen, they said. There’ll be stories, they said. Well, the Limerickman, who recently retired after 40 years as a rugby commentator, settled in ...
Sat, 19 May, 2018
Five miles outside the bustling city of Sydney is Coogee, a beautiful beach area with little, winding streets and cafes with coffee to die for.
Fri, 04 May, 2018
Mon, 30 Apr, 2018
Leo Cullen expects to his Leinster side to be a tougher proposition next weekend – despite hammering Zebre 41-6.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
Former Munster and Ireland scrum-half Michael Bradley is being touted as a contender to take charge of Ulster.
Wed, 21 Mar, 2018
Zebre won for the first time on Irish soil as Michael Bradley masterminded a 19-11 PRO14 victory over his former side Connacht at the Sportsground.
Fri, 16 Feb, 2018
Munster coach Johann van Graan accurately summed up the view of the majority of Saturday night’s sparse Thomond Park attendance when he commented that “this won’t go down as the greatest game in the history of Munster”.
Mon, 12 Feb, 2018
Michael Bradley, the former Ireland scrum-half and now head coach of Italian side Zebre, was last night casting an envious eye at the strength of the squad announced by his Munster counterpart Johann van Graan ahead of tonight’s Guinness PRO14 tie at Thomond Park.
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018
Duncan Williams will make his 150th appearance for Munster in Saturday’s Guinness PRO14 clash with Zebre at Thomond Park. It’s a game that provides the 32-year-old Corkman with another opportunity to show how he remains a highly valuable member of the squad.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2018
John Muldoon looks set to remain involved in rugby and having built up considerable coaching experience during his playing career, Connacht supporters will be hoping that the province’s finest player will return in due course when he hangs up his boots in May.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
Tue, 05 Dec, 2017
Michael Bradley knows all about building from the bottom in professional rugby — his seven years at the Sportsground took Connacht through the most difficult period in their history — and he is happy with the progress he is making in his first few months with Zebre.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Connacht prop Denis Buckley knows the westerners will need a massive improvement to avoid a second defeat in a row away to Zebre in Parma tomorrow.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
Alex Wootton was one of the players that Rassie Erasmus name-checked in his final week with Munster when he was asked what he would miss when he returned to South Africa.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
Billy Holland laughs heartily at suggestions he might be approaching the veteran stage of a long and distinguished career.
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017
Patience is a virtue for Ulster hooker John Andrew. He has won 31 caps for the province, but will only start his fifth game in three seasons when the Conference B table-toppers head to Italy on Saturday to face Michael Bradley’s Zebre outfit.
Thu, 28 Sep, 2017
Michael Bradley admits it: His Italian isn’t up to much.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Former Ireland boss Michael Bradley has been named head coach of Italian side Zebre ahead of the new Guinness PRO12 season.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
Former Irish international captain Michael Bradley has been appointed coach of Romanian professional club side CSM Bucuresti.
Tue, 10 Jan, 2017
Pat Lam could hardly have asked for a more routine victory in his 100th game in charge as Treviso, yet again, offered only token resistance in what is turning out to be another disastrous campaign for the Italians.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
Sun, 20 Nov, 2016
As Donald Trump’s election as US president continues to reverberate around the sporting world, United States soccer captain Michael Bradley admits the crucial World Cup qualifier against Mexico tomorrow night now carries added significance.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
Irish energy firm Solar 21 has accused the Government of dragging its heels on renewable energy policy and costing the country hundreds of jobs in the process.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2016
Connacht centre Dave McSharry has been forced to retire from professional rugby due to a concussion injury.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
Farmers could benefit from using solar PV energy, but are slow to invest further without clarity on feed-in tariffs and the Government’s grid connection policy, the IFA says.
Fri, 15 Jul, 2016
What a wonderful story. What a wonderful, uplifting, happy-ending romance. What an against-the-odds achievement. What a challenging, inspiring act of individual and collective defiance — and how very easy and uplifting it is to celebrate. But it offers so much more.
Mon, 30 May, 2016
There was absolute silence in the room when he mentioned it. “There will come a day when Connacht will go through this town on an open top bus parading a trophy.”
Mon, 30 May, 2016
Sat, 28 May, 2016
The Connacht team bus will leave the Sportsground shortly after noon today for The Strand Hotel in Limerick where the players and management will have a light meal, run through their plans for the match and then head for Thomond Park.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
Joe Schmidt’s side may have got off to an impressive start at this Rugby World Cup with their dismissal of Canjada in Cardiff, but Michael Bradley recorded the first Irish success story of the tournament in Gloucester some hours earlier.
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
Enjoy the parade of sail during the Summer Swing event in Cobh.
Sun, 28 Jun, 2015
Carlow carved out a deserved success in this controversial Leinster SHC round robin clash which saw both sides end with 13 men.
Sun, 24 May, 2015
Laois and Antrim both secured home wins, with Offaly also emerging winners, while NUIG and Carlow draw; in the opening round of the Bord na Móna Walsh Cup this afternoon.
Sun, 11 Jan, 2015