No AIL, no Ireland Under-20 success. Noel McNamara has stressed the importance of club rugby to the success of Ireland’s age-grade player pathway, as his side bids to continue the winning start to its Six Nations title defence.
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On the same day two Southern Hemisphere products turned to Ireland for international rugby exposure, an East Cork 22-year-old was belting out the Star Spangled Banner to mark his debut for the US Eagles after slipping through the net at home.
Tue, 20 Nov, 2012
SOME of Ireland’s top rugby stars wore black arm bands yesterday as they completed the Irish stage of the cross-channel fundraising cycle for Munster’s former fitness coach Paul Darbyshire, who died on Monday after a long battle with motor neurone disease.
Wed, 22 Jun, 2011
IT’S been an extraordinarily busy few days. A royal wedding, an assassination attempt on Gaddafi, the Emirates match, Osama being the only Bin taken out on a bank holiday… And spare a thought too for FC United, whose astonishing rampage towards promotion (having been all but bottom in January) was thwarted by a late goal in the play-off final at Colwyn Bay.
Wed, 04 May, 2011