Thu, 21 May, 2020
Fri, 15 May, 2020
I thought my days of accumulating caps finished a long time ago, but not so. Thirty-three years after featuring for the British and Irish Lions as part of the IRB’s centenary celebrations in Cardiff, test recognition yielded just that.
Wed, 01 Jan, 2020
Ciaran Fitzgerald was captain of the Ireland rugby team back in 1985 when they were going for the Triple Crown. Ireland and England were deadlocked at 10 points apiece and a draw would have ended Ireland’s ambitions. Fitzgerald famously asked his teammates “where’s your ‘effing’ pride” before an important lineout.
Mon, 28 May, 2018
A legend, a leader, a braveheart, a kind, loving and spiritual man were among the accolades used to describe Willie Duggan at his funeral Mass, when more than 1,000 people gathered to say farewell to a giant of Irish and international rugby.
Fri, 01 Sep, 2017
The Connacht team bus will leave the Sportsground shortly after noon today for The Strand Hotel in Limerick where the players and management will have a light meal, run through their plans for the match and then head for Thomond Park.
Sat, 28 Nov, 2015
The girlfriend of an Englishman who has sued claiming he suffered life-changing injuries when he fell out of a hotel window in Kinsale yesterday told the High Court it was not true to say that on the night she and Jason Platt were arguing and that he threatened to jump.
Thu, 11 Jun, 2015