The 1981 chart-topping song Stop the Cavalry may be a Christmas classic, but in truth it is a protest against war. Appropriate, then, that during the continent’s biggest celebration of rugby, the RBS 6 Nations, it could be the cavalry of fresh players lolloping over the horizon that help decide the rest of the championship.
Posts Tagged ‘Cian Healy’
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THE BRITISH and Irish Lions are still hotter than a Justin Bieber and David Beckham collaborative calendar. Need proof? Every single test ticket for this summer’s tour sold out in 15 minutes. People are tearing their hair out, trying to find a seat. The powers that be Down Under have promised a spectacle to rival the 2003 Rugby World Cup and the omens are good.
Posted 94 days ago
AS THE rain tumbled down at the Aviva Stadium, Ireland were toiling. They had dug deep, hoping to scoop out some of the visceral anger that bubbles up whenever England stand opposite, but they had dug themselves a hole instead. Now, almost a week later, they are left with their heavy-footed prop Cian Healy kicking his heels until March 10 and their normally ice-cool fly-half Jonny Sexton icing his hamstring, while their flying winger Simon
Posted 794 days ago
Cian Healy has unveiled his latest works of art to help launch Adidas’s new all Adidas campaign. The Leinster and Ireland prop, who enjoys painting when he’s not on the pitch, has found time during Ireland’s busy Six Nations campaign to put fellow Adidas ambassadors Paul O’Connell, Brian O’Driscoll and Jonathan Sexton onto canvas. He’s tried to depict the game…
Posted 866 days ago
The Irish Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce the signing of another international contract with Cian Healy signing a new deal that will seem him continue to play in Ireland for another two seasons up to 2013.
The IRFU are currently in the process of contracting Ireland based players and Healy’s new contract comes on the back of those recently…