If a thirst for public profile not in keeping with his station has been a key characteristic of John Delaney’s public life, then he can’t ask for much more than this. For the last week-and-a-half the content of every newspaper, online outlet, TV and radio show in the country has been largely about him.
Thu, 28 Mar, 2019
If it’s Ireland-Wales in the Six Nations then chances are Rhys Ruddock will be nudged in front of the media at some point or other in the week leading up to it — the Leinster back row’s current absence through injury didn’t change that yesterday.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
As if the stakes for Munster were not high enough ahead of Friday’s Guinness Pro12 showdown with Edinburgh, chief executive Garrett Fitzgerald has warned that defeat in the last two games of the season could cost the province €500,000.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
They’ve worked for years for this moment, representing Ireland at the World Cup -then two days before a game they get a bad bout of diarrhoea, lose 3kg and can’t play. Irish team physician, Dr Eanna Falvey on the ‘you are what you eat’ philosophy of modern-day rugby.
Wed, 16 Sep, 2015
The future of the Heineken Cup, as it’s presently constituted, appears doomed after England’s Premiership clubs yesterday directed their representative body to take “immediate action” to put in place a new European competition for the 2014/15 season.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
The Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), the governing body for domestic rugby in France, has clarified that unless there is a “catastrophic failure in negotiations” it will not consider abandoning the Heineken Cup for a breakaway tournament.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2012