Who got you into rugby? My dad Niall was helping with the coaching at Blackrock College rugby club and took me along when I was five or six. I was…

The Saints Hot stuff in the cold Connacht deserve absolutely all the plaudits in the world for playing through temperatures of around -20 celcius and managing to beat Enisei STM…

If you take the law of averages, only one away side a year prevails at the Champions Cup quarter-final stage – a statistic that this year’s four English teams will…

A 10-point defeat away to a side that has now won their last 10 consecutive Tests. That statement represents the stark outcome for England on a soggy Sunday in Dublin. However, for…

English clubs had the most to celebrate after a terrific weekend of European Champions Cup rugby, as four of the five Aviva Premiership sides who were playing non-English opponents won.…

Brian O'Driscoll The Test

In The Test, Brian O’Driscoll takes the reader behind the scenes of his life from his childhood to his retirement from playing this year, dealing honestly with the most traumatic of…

London Welsh v Newcastle Falcons

ON THE last weekend of league action before domestic rugby turns to Europe, the Aviva Premiership saw Leicester return to winning ways, as they beat Harlequins 22-16 on Friday night,…