Joe Schmidt insists this evening’s match with Argentina has nothing to do with revenge, but he does not deny that the 2015 World Cup quarter-final defeat has informed the Ireland boss’s approach to this Guinness Series finale.
Sat, 25 Nov, 2017
Fri, 30 Oct, 2015
THEIRS is a name synonymous with French rugby. Formed as a sporting club of many different disciplines for the Parisian elite in 1882, Racing Club de France, alongside Stade Francais, dominated the early years of the French Championship before disappearing — like Stade — for the bones of a century until the emergence of the bow-tie wearing and champagne guzzling side of Franck Mesnel, Eric Blanc and Jean-Baptiste Lafond in the late ’80s.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012
In a bold move to gain control of Argentina’s energy reserves, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner pushed forward a bill to renationalise the country’s largest oil company despite fierce criticism from abroad and the risk of a major rift with Spain.
Tue, 17 Apr, 2012