Tommy Bowe

Simon Zebo

Lions 2013 Player Profile: Simon Zebo

FLOWN OUT from America following Ireland’s narrow win over the USA, Zebo has been called up to cover for Tommy Bowe, who picked up a hand injury against Queensland Reds.…

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Heineken Cup: Winners and Losers

EVERY YEAR, as Christmas drew closer, my school rugby team would embark upon a festive fitness regime. Regardless of how much frost there was, we would work on early morning…

Happy days: Sexton congratulates Bowe

Accent on youth reinvigorates Ireland

ON 31st July 2010 a young Ulsterman scored the first try in a challenge match to mark the opening of the Aviva Stadium. Another reporter turned to me and said…

france v ireland

Ireland need to play an 80-minute game

HAVING waited three weeks to get this game underway, no one playing or watching on Sunday wanted to hear the final whistle at the Stade de France - at least…

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France 17-17 Ireland

France clawed their way back from an 11-point deficit to draw with Ireland in the rearranged RBS 6 Nations fixture at the Stade de France. The men in green started…

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Ireland’s confidence growing

By Claire Glancy PERFORMING under pressure. After their defeat to Wales, that’s the challenge Ireland faced before even taking to pitch against Italy. So when Sergio Parisse crossed the whitewash…

Bowe and Heaslip out of Ireland v Italy

Bowe and Heaslip out of Ireland v Italy

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…

Irish joker Tommy Bowe

Tommy Bowe – Ospreys and Ireland

Ireland wing and all-round funnyman , took some time out to chat with Rugby World about nicknames, old school cars, practical jokes and party tricks. He also proves that he’s…