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The brave new world of the PRO12

After the restructuring of the Heineken Cup into an almost identical competition but with different shares of TV money, the major impact, the consensus has it, is on the Pro12. 1,376 more words


Countdown - T minus 365

After Week One’s crisis, turns out the provinces aren’t do bad after all, going 4-for-4 in the Pro12. Team Milky Bar are gradually leaking the big boys back into the provincial setups, and this week was noticeable for the injection of quality – in the two games we watched anyway (half of us were on the west coast watching Ms Ovale tear it up in the Ras na mBan – no, really). 789 more words


Guinness Pro12: The Ian Madigan Conundrum

At the end of last season there was a hole left in a regional team, a national team and the rugby world in general. The legend of the game that is Brian O’Driscoll decided to hang up the boots on his 15 years in the professional era of Rugby Union. 777 more words


Dublin day 24 - rugby

Today is my last full day here in Dublin, tomorrow evening I have the fly for my country.
I’m just realizing this adventure is almost ended. 69 more words


Weekend Preview: BGE All Ireland U21 hurling Final 2014 Clare vs Wexford

All-Ireland u21 hurling final Clare vs Wexford September 13th 7pm

At senior level Clare and Wexford were almost impossible to separate this summer which after a replay seen Wexford come out on top by three points, and All-Ireland Champions Clare sent home packing. 343 more words


Blues Talk TV - Episode 152

This week on Blues Talk we take a look back at Leinster’s loss away to Glasgow and debate whether it was a bonus point gained or matchpoints thrown away.  26 more words


Matt O'Connor's Big Season

Earlier this week, we asked a whole pile of questions about Munster’s season. Continuing the theme, we take a look at Leinster today.

Last season was as curious a campaign as the province have ever had. 1,390 more words