Magic moment: Conor Murray (left) celebrates at Robbie Henshaw scores the final try.

The Saints Conor Murray and Ireland Are there enough superlatives in the dictionary to describe Ireland’s 40-29 win over New Zealand? It was their first victory over the Kiwis in…

Wales

The slowest of slow starts Wales have become notoriously sluggish starters in the autumn internationals. However, Wales’ 32 – 8 loss to Australia was beyond sluggish. This was like watching…

Game breaker: Quade Cooper has the quality to unpick defences

It was 1984. Australia were led into battle by the rugby equivalent of Donald Trump, a political speech-writer (and future radio chat-show host) named Alan Jones. With only one season…

All Blacks

By Alex Shaw The 27-man Ireland squad jetted off to Chicago this week with the most difficult question in rugby to answer weighing heavily on their minds – how do…

Keelan Giles

‘Pick and Mix’ rugby is a dangerous game. The days of a six month rugby season are long gone. Rugby is a nine month slog for all international players. However,…