Brian O’Driscoll’s caught cold in an interview

BRIAN O’DRISCOLL is one of rugby’s more articulate players, but after Ireland’s 21-11 defeat by New Zealand in Wellington in 2008 he wasn’t quite as comfortable speaking to the media.…

I’d encourage anyone who’s a late starter in rugby to believe they can make it. I didn’t pick up a rugby ball regularly until my mid-teens as I was more…

Martin johnson had warned about premature talk of a Six Nations Grand Slam. The England manager knew only too well that playing Ireland in Dublin in the final round would…

mike ross ireland

Leinster’s Mike Ross is the latest international to commit his future to playing in Ireland. The prop has penned a deal to keep him firmly rooted until the end of…

Keith Earls endures a personal nightmare every other weekend. He hates flying. The big planes that transport Ireland are manageable, but the small, cramped ones that take Munster to various…

The Ireland fly-half turns off his poker face to chat to Bea Asprey… RUGBY WORLD: Who’s your room-mate in the Ireland camp? Jonathan Sexton: Eoin Reddan, a good friend from…

Ireland 24 England 8 – the video highlights

Ireland (14) 24 Tries: Bowe, O’Driscoll Con: Sexton Pens: Sexton 4 England (3) 8 Tries: Thompson Pens: Flood Click here to watch the highlights – UK only Ireland: Earls; Bowe, B O’Driscoll, D’Arcy,…

Ireland 24 England 8 – The Rugby World ratings

Keith Earls – 77 Fully justified Declan Kidney’s decision to leave our Luke Fitzgerald with an accomplished performance. England failed to put him under any pressure Tommy Bowe – 84…