THE SUMMER tour schedule is over, with the exception of the Lions. All the Six Nations sides are done and now the players can look forward to a relaxing five…

TOURING AS a Lion is much less Rock ‘n’ Roll than you would think. The booze is replaced with table-creaking amounts of carbohydrates and fish, the massages are painful affairs…

AFTER SEVEN practice games, culminating with the decidedly docile Rebels as well as a test match, you’d have thought that the battle for the back-row would be all but resolved.…

COURT has been a regular in the Ireland squad since February 2009 and has accumulated 32 caps, but only eight Tests starts. The Australia-born prop converted from shot-putting to rugby…