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3 Winners and Losers from the Irish Provinces after the Two Opening Rounds of the Champions Cup

Not a lot has picked up in the way of Irish rugby since the anticlimactic experience that was the World Cup. In fact, only one of four games played the provinces has been won, Munster’s bonus point victory over Pro 12 minnows Treviso. 791 more words

Champions Cup

Montrose floored by boot up the arse

Oh, haven’t they little to worry about.
RTE lose the television rights to the Six Nations rugby to those upstarts over in TV3 and the country is outraged. 442 more words


Five South African match officials for Six Nations

Five South African match officials have been appointed to do duty in next season’s Six Nations, which kicks off on the first weekend of February 2016. 295 more words


BNZ - the Standard Bearers

And so came to an end the greatest tournament the game has ever witnessed.  New Zealand won, comprehensively, devastatingly and deservedly, and in doing so served up the prototype for what great, thrilling and effective modern rugby involves.  1,123 more words


Should Georgia and/or Romania be Included in the Six Nations?

There has been a lot of talk in recent years (basically since Italy joined) of including Georgia and Romania in the Six Nations. Their recent good performances in the World Cup have resurfaced this debate. 1,400 more words

Rugby Union

Where next for Ireland?

There’s nothing quite like the hand-wringing after a World Cup exit.  England are not just reviewing whether or not to appoint a new coach but the very process by which they appoint coaches.  1,101 more words


IRELAND RUGBY: Where to go from here?

The rugby people of Ireland have had to take in a lot after that disastrous encounter with Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter finals last weekend as hundreds of thousands were left in dismay. 2,410 more words

Rugby World Cup