Two years ago Wicklow’s minor footballers secured a famous win over Dublin in the Leinster championship, so a large crowd made their way to Joule Park in Aughrim on Saturday, hoping for a repeat in the first round of this year’s Eirgrid Leinster U20 football campaign.
Sun, 09 Feb, 2020
Having trailed 6-0 after 14 minutes, Munster added their points in sevens to take a 14-6 lead into the break but it was not until Conor Murray pounced off the back of a ruck in 47th minute that the home side truly put this game beyond Ospreys in front of 19,891, the biggest crowd of the weekend in the Champions Cup. Not bad for a dead rubber.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2020
Leaning against the wall outside a bouncing Cork dressing-room, happiness and contentment radiating from the broad smile he’s wearing, Cork U20 captain Peter O’Driscoll conveys his hope that this sensational come-from-behind final victory “will be the start of something”.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
I had the privilege of assisting with the development of the Galway U20 footballers over the past few months. Our squad mantra was very simple: the players would endeavour to improve in every session. Our manager, Pádraic Joyce, picked no selectors. Instead, he opted for coaches.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Fri, 08 Jun, 2018
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
New Munster head coach Johann van Graan has pledged to do everything he can to persuade Peter O'Mahony his future lies in his native province, despite reports linking the club captain with a move away from Ireland.
Tue, 28 Nov, 2017
Despite having watched a couple of French front rows disappear into his rearview mirror, Munster prop Stephen Archer is not expecting any reduction in intensity tomorrow when the Guinness PRO14 campaign resumes with a trip to interprovincial rivals Connacht.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
Munster coach Rassie Erasmus has warned against reading too much into the province’s eight try-rout of his native Toyota Cheetahs in a hopelessly one-sided Guinness PRO14 game at Thomond Park on Saturday.
Mon, 11 Sep, 2017
Mon, 01 May, 2017
Mon, 10 Apr, 2017
Sat, 11 Feb, 2017
Sat, 03 Dec, 2016
The Maori All Blacks have beaten several international teams — including Ireland and the British & Irish Lions — over the years and plan on adding Munster to their imposing list of victims at a packed Thomond Park on Friday night.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016