This may have been Ireland’s biggest win over the USA in 13 years and the fourth largest in history, but coach Joe Schmidt knows it is difficult to assess the impact of so many young players against a side operating at a notch or two below them.
Mon, 12 Jun, 2017
Ronan O’Gara believes Joey Carbery has the talent to go all the way to the top and he expects that process to start kicking in this evening at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey when the 21-year-old makes his first Ireland start.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
One of the first things you learn booking flights for this summer tour is that contrary to the initial IRFU missive announcing Ireland taking on the USA en route to Japan, is that it ain’t on the way to the Land of the Rising Sun.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
It is my opinion that our undemocratic Seanad is no more than an elitist crèche. If anyone is asked to name a senator, they will probably name David Norris. The majority of the electorate have no idea who our senators are or how they get elected.
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
ST NICK’S were everyone's favourites to drop down a grade in the Cork SFC but they pulled off the great escape at Bandon last night, beating Dohenys 2-6 to 1-8, to deservedly maintain their senior status and at the same time stay in the title race.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2011
IT is probably inevitable that we will be told that the Chinese are exploiting the Olympic Games for their own political purposes, as if the Americans, the Germans, the Russians, the British, or all the others had not done so already.
Sat, 09 Aug, 2008
ADRIAN NEILAN, the recently-appointed CEO of the Irish Greyhound Board, has completed a top-level review of the organisation and yesterday announced a number of appointments as part of the board’s strategic goal of improving operational efficiency and providing greater value to the industry.
Fri, 09 Feb, 2007
THE BONFIRES were blazing again in Newtown on Sunday night, the bunting-bedecked village rocking into the small hours as all 800 souls in the parish appeared to congregate around Paddy Ryan’s pub to celebrate winning the Munster hurling club title.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2003