Sean Cronin try

By Whiff of Cordite The mood was downbeat for Ireland going into their fourth Six Nations game against Italy at the weekend, four games without a win having been compounded…

The Saints England – the champions If you don’t want to see England get some credit where it’s due, then look away now, because England deserve major congratulations for becoming…

Ireland answered their critics and ran nine tries past a poor and injury-hit Italy side to notch up their first win of this RBS 6 Nations in comprehensive style. It…

Conor Murray

By Whiff of Cordite England ultimately overpowered Ireland to win by more than a score but the outlook for Ireland was weirdly positive. A measure of how far they’ve sunk…

England kept their Grand Slam dream alive with a scrappy RBS Six Nations win over the reigning champions at Twickenham. They outscored Ireland two tries to one but there are…

However, we can still say the Leinster openside’s career has undergone a jet-propelled take-off. From two Guinness Pro12 starts last season to Ireland’s Six Nations team now is a steep…

We haven’t quite worked out if Eddie Jones is putting something in the tea down at Pennyhill Park but whatever he is doing seems to be working as a succession…

When did you start playing rugby? My dad, John, is a coach at Galwegians and I used to go to training with him every Saturday. He convinced me to join…