Perfect Connacht stun Leinster in Sportsground derby
Connacht 10 Leinster 9
One of the strengths of Munster rugby over the year has been the ideology that opponents must be respected at all costs, not necessarily feared but at least respected.
Sat, 23 Mar, 2013
Munster number 8 James Coughlan has been chosen to skipper the Ireland Wolfhounds against England Saxons in tomorrow night’s clash at the Sportsground (7.35pm).
Thu, 24 Jan, 2013
Ulster's Andrew Trimble and Tom Court will join Leinster players Luke Fitzgerald and Isaac Boss in a match-squad of 23 players for the Ireland Wolfhounds when they take on the England Saxons in Galway this Friday evening at 7.45pm.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2013
Failure to manage a bonus point in last weekend’s loss to Harlequins has made it mathematically impossible to catch pool runners-up Biarritz, but pride and a third Heineken Cup win are at stake for Connacht this evening.
Fri, 18 Jan, 2013
From schools rugby last season to Heineken Cup fare today, Connacht full-back Robbie Henshaw has enjoyed a meteoric rise in his career.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013
Connacht’s Eric Elwood is once again putting his faith in youngsters with Ireland U20 player Darragh Leader making his debut tomorrow against the Ospreys in Liberty Stadium (2.30pm).
Sat, 27 Oct, 2012
Connacht 22 Harlequins 30
Sat, 20 Oct, 2012
IN A game that was always about a performance, not the result, Connacht fulfilled their brief.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
CONNACHT bid to end a miserable run of form away to Aironi this afternoon.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2012
CONNACHT signalled their future intent this week with the re-signing of two of two of their hottest prospects.
Sat, 10 Dec, 2011
CONNACHT coach Eric Elwood is urging his team to step it up another gear for Toulouse’s visit this week after pushing Harlequins to the limit in their Heineken Cup debut.
Mon, 14 Nov, 2011
A converted try fourteen minutes into the second half gave Buccaneers a tight 12-8 victory over Division 1B rivals UL Bohemian at Annacotty.
Sat, 29 Oct, 2011
A TALENTED young GAA star died of severe brain damage following an accidental collision on the pitch when his head collided with the knee of another player, an inquest has heard.
Sat, 12 Feb, 2011
AT a pre-match lunch at Kilballyowen Park yesterday, visiting IRFU President Caleb Powell described Bruff as a remarkable club that embodied all of the positive things in Irish domestic rugby.
Mon, 24 Jan, 2011
Ireland Under-20s 37 Samoa Under-20s 10, Parana
Thu, 17 Jun, 2010
IRELAND’S U20s could do little to stop an English side boosting their World Championship credentials in Rosario as their hopes of claiming a semi-final spot were blown away.
Thu, 10 Jun, 2010
The Ireland U20 Team to play England in their second game of the IRB Junior World Championship in Argentina has been named.
Tue, 08 Jun, 2010
IRELAND’S Under-20 squad departed for Argentina yesterday for their IRB Junior World Championship campaign.
Tue, 01 Jun, 2010
An Ireland U-20 squad of 26 players has been named for the forthcoming U-20 RBS 6 Nations Championship.
Mon, 25 Jan, 2010
Ireland U-18 Schools coach Peter Melia has made sweeping changes to his team ahead of their final outing against Italy tomorrow in the U-18 Six Nations Festival.
Mon, 31 Mar, 2008
Michael Kelliher and David McSharry will form a new centre partnership for the Ireland U18 Schools team that takes on Scotland tomorrow and are two of six changes, two of which are in personnel, to the side that lost to Wales in their opening game of the U18 Six Nations Festival.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2008
PBC Cork’s Brian O’Hara will have the honour of leading the Ireland U-18 Schools team in his home town when they play Wales tomorrow evening in their first game of the U-18 Schools Six Nations festival in Musgrave Park.
Tue, 25 Mar, 2008