Rugby World caught up with the Irish and Munster lock about all things comical. His phobia of cotton wool, being a brutal singer, taking ducks into a Munster management meeting…

The Leinster lock showed he has a head for heights during Ireland’s Autumn Tests. It was a glum day on the Emerald Isle when it was confirmed that Paul O’Connell…

2009 – What a year!

By Stephen Thomas, Rugby World reader So 2009; what a year! There have been many ups and downs; many tales to tell. I’m going to be here every month reviewing…

What's Hot and What's Not

From Rugby World reader, Larissa Falls Got any to add? Hot: Women’s Rugby… Matches at Twickenham and Stade de France following the men’s were great advertisements and should become regular…

The Celtic Perspective – Part 3

The Ice Man Cometh…. If Ronan O‘Gara was having sleepless nights after his lions tour this summer then Jonathan Sextons outstanding international debut will have done nothing to cure the…

The Celtic Perspective – Part 2

By Rugby World reader Ken FitzGerald Once more unto the breach dear friends…. This famous quote is from Shakespeare’s play Henry the V. The breach in the quote refers to…