Johnny Sexton was not the only recipient at the annual Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Awards, held in Dublin last night.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
Munster coach Rob Penney insisted Paul O’Connell had “absolutely nothing to answer for” following the clash which left Leinster’s Dave Kearney suffering concussion in Saturday’s RaboDirect Pro12 League tie at Thomond Park on Saturday.
Tue, 16 Apr, 2013
Last time these sides met in the RaboDirect Pro12 the Leinster scrum was left in a heap.
Sat, 30 Mar, 2013
The loss of several key Ulster squad members to Six Nations duty has been softened for head coach Mark Anscombe with influential trio Johann Muller, Luke Marshall and Dan Tuohy returning to the squad ahead of Friday’s PRO12 meeting with the Ospreys at Ravenhill (7.05pm).
Tue, 05 Feb, 2013
Munster supporters watching Donnacha Ryan’s man of the match performance and Sean Cronin making a massive impact off the bench in Ireland’s victory over Scotland must have been wondering why the former is being closely linked with Leinster for next season and the latter is already one of the boys in blue.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2012
New Connacht signing Dan Parks last night predicted ‘a very bright future’ for the western province.
Wed, 29 Feb, 2012
John Kirwan last night joined the race to succeed Tony McGahan at Munster.
Fri, 24 Feb, 2012
ULSTER moved up the RaboDirect Pro12 League with a bonus-point success in the derby clash at Ravenhill last night.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2011
DARREN CAVE looked like a man who had been hit by a steamroller after Ulster finally broke their four-game losing sequence thanks to a hard-earned, but thoroughly deserved victory over derby rivals Connacht at Ravenhill.
Mon, 07 Nov, 2011
Ospreys 9 Scarlets 9
Sat, 05 Nov, 2011
A disciplinary hearing this morning in Edinburgh dismissed the citing against Munster prop BJ Botha.
Tue, 18 Oct, 2011
Tony McGahan has made eight changes for the visit of the Ospreys to Thomond Park on Saturday night (7.30pm) for the last game in the opening phase of the RaboDirect PRO12 League.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
THE loss of Ireland international Kevin McLaughlin and openside Dominic Ryan to ankle injuries leaves Joe Schmidt without 23 first choice players for Saturday’s trip to The Scarlets in the PRO12 League.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
A FIRST-HALF double by centre Darren Cave sent Ulster top of the RaboDirect Pro12 League with a deserved win over previous leaders Cardiff Blues at Ravenhill last night.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
ULSTER hope to parade new Kiwi star Jared Payne at full-back against Cardiff Blues on Friday night at Ravenhill – providing the necessary paper work arrives in time from New Zealand.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2011
PREMIERSHIP club Northampton Saints gained a small measure of revenge as they won this Heineken Cup final rematch at Donnybrook last night.
Sat, 27 Aug, 2011