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Argentina v Ireland

Argentina 17-29 Ireland: The Verdict

Ireland won in Argentina for the first time Ireland made eight changes to the team that won the Six Nations in Paris earlier this season, yet they won their first…

Stephen Ferris

Ireland trio pay tribute to Stephen Ferris

THOUGH Stephen Ferris’s retirement felt like it was inevitable, due to the length of time he’d been kept on the sidelines by injuries in recent years, it was still a…

England v New Zealand

Five reasons England can win in Auckland

England face a huge challenge against the All Blacks on Saturday – but there are a few reasons to be cheerful ahead of the first Test in Auckland…

That's what it's all about: Northampton celebrate their nail-biting Aviva Premiership final win

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Final flourish There are some people who still don’t like to see playoffs decide league titles, but without them we wouldn’t have dramatic occasions like Saturday’s Aviva Premiership…

London Irish

A new era at London Irish

WHEN London Irish said farewell to their training ground, the Avenue, a few weeks ago, it signalled the transition into a new era. It was a nostalgic day for some…

Rory Kockott

Rory Kockott ready for the Top 14 Final

Rory Kockott is a man who catches puff adders in his spare time. For the uninitiated, the venomous puff adder is arguably the fastest striking snake in the world, timed…