Rugby


The Front Row

It’s a weekend of reckoning for the Irish provinces in the Champions Cup with the second of the back-to-back games set to go a long way to deciding who stays in the hunt for a precious quarter-final s...

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Lions tour schedule announced

The schedule for the British and Irish Lions 2021 tour of South Africa has been announced....

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Documentary: The Team That Turned Up

This is the story of the English rugby team that received a standing ovation at Lansdowne Road at the height of the Troubles. The simple reason for this rousing reception – they turned up. eir sport ...

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Larmour relishing tough Northampton test

Winger Jordan Larmour is preparing for a tough challenge when Leinster travel to Franklin’s Gardens to take on Northampton in the Champions Cup this weekend....

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Savea to undergo surgery

All Black flanker Ardie Savea is set to miss several months of the 2020 Super Rugby season after it was confirmed that he will undergo surgery on a knee injury sustained at the World Cup....

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Aki agrees new contract

Bundee Aki will remain with Connacht until the end of the 2022/23 season after signing a new three-year central contract extension....

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'Enjoy the good days', Schmidt tells Farrell

Former Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has advised his successor Andy Farrell to make the most of the good days because the bad ones will be very painful....

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O’Driscoll backs Cooney for Ireland role

Former Ireland captain believes that Ulster’s John Cooney could be in line for a Six Nations berth following his excellent start to the current campaign....

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Friend proud of Connacht effort

Connacht head coach Andy Friend declared himself proud of his team’s performance against Toulouse despite coming out on the wrong side of a 32-17 scoreline at Stade Ernest Wallon on Saturday....

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Marmion extends Connacht stay

Scrum-half Kieran Marmion has signed an extension to his Connacht deal which will keep him at The Sportsground until the end of the 2022-23 season....

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