Ex-Wallaby second row John Langford travelled north to become one of Irish rugby’s most significant overseas signings during a three-season spell with Munster from 1999 to 2002. He doesn’t get to watch the game he loves too often these days but he's making an exception this summer.
Sat, 22 Jun, 2013
IT WAS a relaxed and smiling Brian O’Driscoll who turned up at the Aviva Stadium for press duties yesterday and no wonder. Most men must make do with just the one honeymoon period; the Leinster and Irish centre is currently in the midst of two.
Wed, 18 Aug, 2010
IF Eddie O’Sullivan’s complex and seemingly fraught relationship with Warren Gatland has become the most intriguing subplot ahead of Saturday’s Six Nations tie against Wales, consider the advantage any insider knowledge Eoin Reddan can bring to the Irish camp, given his close working relationship with Wasps blitz defence coach extraordinaire, Shaun Edwards.
Thu, 06 Mar, 2008
EOIN REDDAN’S move from bit-part player at Munster to an extraordinary rise up the rankings as one of the top scrum halves in England since his move to Wasps in 2005 should see the Limerick man rewarded with his first start for Ireland when the team to play Argentina at Velez Sarsfield Stadium, Buenos Aires on Saturday is named today.
Tue, 29 May, 2007
IT WAS A result that will, in the words of Irish captain Simon Best, “have no relevance” on what transpires in their World Cup Pool D match, but try telling that to the majority inside the richly atmospheric but non-hostile (except if you’re a visiting place kicker) stadium, who wildly celebrated Felipe Contepomi’s 81st minute drop goal.
Mon, 28 May, 2007