It’s a long way from the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa to Tuam Stadium in the heartland of North Galway, especially if you go via The Twickenham Stoop, the Vélez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires, and a few laps of MacHale Park in Castlebar, but Gavin Duffy has played in them all, and in doing so, has rather silently compiled one the most compelling sporting CV’s of any Irish man or woman these last two decades.
Sat, 05 Oct, 2019
NEXT weekend three Irish teams play three English teams in the European Champions’ Cup. Ulster travel to London to play Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop, Leinster go to Sandy Park to play the Exeter Chiefs and Munster will again welcome Leicester Tigers at Thomond Park.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
Leo Cullen believes Leinster’s surprise defeat of Munster in the classic 2009 Heineken Cup semi-final at Croke Park can serve as a template as the province contemplates the prospect of facing Toulon at the same stage in Marseille.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
Munster star Paul O’Connell is hoping the province’s Red Army can lift the side to another famous Heineken Cup victory in Montpellier today as a contingent of 7,000 supporters descend on the French city ahead of the semi-final clash with Clermont Auvergne, which kicks off at 5pm Irish time).
Sat, 27 Apr, 2013