They’ve jumped the fence, baby, and are coming to visit us.
The Springboks’ medical team released their update after the scrum-half underwent scans yesterday.
Nothing ever comes easily out west.
Marco Caputo won at the Sportsground with the Wallabies and is now planning Leinster’s assault this Friday.
Monday 15 September, 2014
The hooker appeared to be still doing non-contact training today, but that’s all about to change.
The ex-Connacht scrum-half is preparing himself for battle in the season’s first inter-pro this Friday.
Listen carefully, this will make you a better athlete.
So, he’s almost the perfect player now.
Saturday 13 September, 2014
Ye’re all a great bunch of lads.
Friday 12 September, 2014
Jimmy Gopperth is retained at number 10 while Devin Toner and Rob Kearney return to action.
Joe Schmidt’s assistant will be fully focused on the November Tests.
The good people of Laghey deserve a medal for this.
Connacht’s hooker is building himself into a recognised front-line player as Pat Lam’s side reach for the top.
Thursday 11 September, 2014
Plus, Robbie Keane tumbled during a goal celebration – though not in the way you’re thinking.
The star duo make up two of the three changes to Pat Lam’s side.
Ulster host Zebre tomorrow while Munster hit the road to Treviso.
Answering Ireland’s call is one thing, but will you accept the charges?
Wednesday 10 September, 2014
The Ulster tyro talked us through the little details that helped keep him sharp before attacking this season with Ulster.
Ominously, the second row says he’s breaking new ground on the scales and in the gym.
Tuesday 9 September, 2014
Plus, we’ve got news of serious injuries in Ulster and Connacht as Manchester United get ready to announce record revenues.
Pat Lam has a growing list of options behind the scrum.
Leinster’s forwards coach talks about his step away from playing, the pack’s injury concerns and the man coming to fill his shoes.
The legend grows…
Monday 8 September, 2014
Roy Hodgson is a genius.
Some day they’ll learn that a pundit’s place is in the studio.
The winger says the squad will be aiming to bring a much greater physical presence to their game next time out.
Meanwhile, the province are hopeful that Noel Reid’s ankle injury is not as serious as first feared.
They had good source material, but the broadcaster nailed their first outing in the four-nation league.
The western province were flying the flag as Ireland’s only winners at the weekend.
Sunday 7 September, 2014
Tornike Okriashvili will be dining out on this one for a while.
Tipperary could not have come closer to beating Kilkenny today.
Here’s that stunning strike and more of the big incidents from today’s big game.
We went minute-by-minute as Limerick aimed to deliver on their billing as favourites against the historical superpower.
You may as well leave the coat at home.
Just one win between the four provinces, but a whole lot to talk about.
Saturday 6 September, 2014
We asked the flanker about the difficulties of training hard as you get older and got a predictable response.
From indecisive Ireland managers to spear tackle fantasies about certain sports presenters. It’s been another eventful week.
This man’s backing Tipp from school, Siberia and the Great Wall.
Friday 5 September, 2014
Two tries from CJ Stander gave the province hope, but it was not to be.
The Ireland out-half spoke about his decision to leave France and also about his jaw injury this evening.
Thursday 4 September, 2014
The Ulster back row talks us through his international debut and how his provincial squad are faring ahead of the new campaign.