Posts Tagged ‘Jamie Heaslip’
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Posted 12 days ago
MANY MINUTES will be spent and even more pints will be sunk by rugby fans discussing the options for the Lions Test team’s back row between now and 22 June. Competition for those three berths is fierce, and in particular, it’s hard to drive a wedge between Toby Faletau and Jamie Heaslip, who are battling it out for the No 8 jersey.
Posted 14 days ago
Posted 114 days ago
SOMETIMES THE stats do lie.
If you didn’t know the score at Murrayfield on Sunday and were just handed the match data afterwards, everything would suggest that Ireland had beaten Scotland and consequently joined Wales and England at having a shot at the Championship title. But as everyone knows by now, against the odds, it’s Scotland who earned that right.
Posted 135 days ago
Posted 585 days ago
JAMIE HEASLIP is best known for his feats on the rugby field for Leinster and Ireland. After all, he has starred on the world stage with strong performances from No 8 – carrying the ball into the heart of the opposition, demonstrating surprisingly good handling skills for a forward and proving himself to be a mature head in attack and…
Posted 779 days ago
THEY MAY have been the first team to seal a semi-final spot, but Munster provide only one player in the Magners League Dream Team – fly-half Ronan O’Gara, writes Rob Cole.
Munster’s Irish rivals Leinster on the other hand provide a third of this season’s team, which is chosen by a panel of 19 journalists from the four participating nations.
Posted 856 days ago
NO 8 Jamie Heaslip played a try-scoring role in his first game of the Six Nations on Sunday in the 22-25 defeat to France. Despite a disappointing and frustrating loss, Heaslip insisted that confidence was still high within the Ireland squad despite a run of poor results, and that they’re not far off from being back at their best.
Posted 875 days ago
Ireland wing Tommy Bowe has been ruled out of Ireland’s opening game against Italy in the RBS 6 Nations Championship on February 5th. Bowe has been carrying a knee injury which was reviewed by both the Ospreys and Ireland medical teams and respective specialist consultants. It was concluded that Bowe would not be fit to play for the Italy game…