Paul O’Connell injured in Leinster clash

Munster and Ireland talisman Paul O’Connell was forced to leave the pitch early in the second half of the Magners League game against Leinster on Saturday night with an ankle…

Munster spirit wins derby day

Munster coach Tony McGahan praised his side’s attitude and spirit on Saturday night having watched them come back from an 11-point deficit at half-time to defeat Leinster 24-23 in the…

munster v leinster

Munster go into Saturday evening’s provincial derby clash as 4/7 favourites to beat in-form Leinster according to Ladbrokes.  The Thomond Park showdown will be a chance for redemption for the…

Blues team to take on Munster

CARDIFF BLUES welcome back Six Nations players for crunch match The Blues take on Munster on Friday at 7.05pm kick off at the Cardiff City Stadium, as they return to…

David Wallace: Double Centurian

AN EARLY exit from Ireland’s summer tour Down Under proved to be the ideal tonic for David Wallace. The flanker returned home to Ireland for the birth of his second son,…

James King returns from international duty

EDINBURGH INTERIM head coach Nick Scrivener today called for a “significant improvement” in how his team perform the fundamentals of their game as the capital club prepare to face Munster…

Leinster v Cardiff Blues Preview – Jono Gibbes

THE LEINSTER squad continued their preparations ahead of Saturday evening’s Magners League clash against the Cardiff Blues in Cardiff City Stadium (KO: 6.30pm) with a training session in University College…

ronano'garaff

It’s 8.30 in the evening, and Ronan O’Gara can finally put his feet up, writes Bea Asprey. These days, after a hard training session, it’s straight home to help look…

tomasolearydyk

The last time we spoke to Tomás O’Leary was during a bad week for the scrum-half. He’d injured his thumb a month into the season and, having undergone surgery, was…