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New Zealand v Ireland: 3rd Test preview

IRELAND PRODUCED an incredible performance last week, one that few saw coming, but it seems New Zealand have finally learnt how set up a drop goal and so Brian O’Driscoll…

Alex Bennett (C) receives the RPA Blyth Spirit Award alongside Andy Blyth (L)

Alex Bennett charity match

STAR PLAYERS including Jason Robinson, Nick Easter, Martin Corry and Jason Leonard will be playing in a charity match next month, organized by former Saracens and England A flanker Alex…

Rebel times: Beale returns despite off-field drama

Beale starts final Wallabies test against Wales

FULLBACK KURTLEY Beale will resume International duties for the Wallabies after being named for Saturday’s final Test against Wales at Allianz Stadium in Sydney. The Rebels star, who is being…

Fijian danger: Nikola Matawalu asks questions of the Scots defence

Scotland beat Fiji to continue unbeaten run

FOR A Scotland team brimming with confidence after defeating Australia in Newcastle, the second test in Fiji represented a good chance for them to build on that and cement an…

Breaking the line: Berrick Barnes put in a fine performance

Five things we learnt about Wales: Second Test

Wales came very close to beating the Wallabies on Saturday - you can’t come any closer. There were certainly positives that can be taken from the performance, most notably the…

kevin mclaughlin ireland v nz

Improved Ireland rattle All Blacks

In a pre-match interview, Declan Kidney said: “The belief is unquestionable. Just because you have a bad day doesn’t mean you can’t turn it around a week later.” And Ireland…