The Manu Samoa team to play Ireland this Saturday shows a wealth of experience at the highest level with eight of the starting XV playing in either the French Top 14 League or…

Championship Round 12 Preview

Points scoring in the Championship has hit a new high at the halfway point of the ‘regular’ season. After 11 rounds of action, 49.7 points on average are being scored…

National 2 South Round 10 Review

The leadership of National Two South has changed hands again after a second consecutive defeat saw Southend knocked off top spot. Four different sides have occupied pole position so far…

National 2 North Round 10 Review

Leicester Lions continue to boost their ‘points for’ tally with Saturday’s 86-9 win at Rugby Lions coming on the back of the 90- point hammering they handed out to Manchester…

National League 1 Round 10 Review

Home advantage appears to be a thing of the past in National One after six of the weekend’s eight games finished in away victories. Indeed, the overall statistics for the…

bakkies botha south africa

An Ireland performance riddled with mistakes was not enough to see off South Africa, who won today’s game 23-21. Despite 13 injuries to their side the Springboks were as physical…

Following the England v New Zealand match  (Saturday 6 November), the IRB appointed Citing Commissioner for the match, John West (Ireland), has cited the New Zealand player Keven Mealamu for…

john fogarty leinster

Leinster Rugby can today announce the immediate retirements due to injury of two great servants for Leinster and Irish rugby; hooker John Fogarty (concussion) and prop Ronan McCormack (neck). Leinster…

rob kearney ireland

Both Tony Buckley and Rob Kearney are the two main injuries to report from yesterday’s game against South Africa. Buckley suffered a hip injury during the game while Kearney picked…

London Welsh 29 – 33 Worcester

MATCH: London Welsh 29 v 33 Worcester The Championship DATE: Sunday 7th November 2010 VENUE: Old Deer Park Worcester edged a five-try thriller at Old Deer Park to keep ahead…