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Rugby

# rugby - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

From The Score Munster stars visit sick kids in Limerick Hospital Visit This post contains images

Munster stars visit sick kids in Limerick Hospital

CJ Stander, Simon Zebo and Donncha O’Callaghan were just some of those in attendance.

# rugby - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From The Score Glasgow beat abject Munster by 17 points in Thomond Park Heavy Defeat

Glasgow beat abject Munster by 17 points in Thomond Park

Three first half tries have put the hosts to the sword.

From The Score Habana marks return with try in Toulon comeback win Top 14

Habana marks return with try in Toulon comeback win

The South Afrcian was on form as Munster’s Heineken Cup semi-final opposition came from 20-9 down to prevail.

From The Score Big coup for Connacht as Bundee Aki signs on for three years Bundee Boy

Big coup for Connacht as Bundee Aki signs on for three years

The 24-year-old has made a name with Waikato Chiefs.

From The Score TV3 beats out RTÉ to rights for 2015 Rugby World Cup RWC2015

TV3 beats out RTÉ to rights for 2015 Rugby World Cup

The news is a big blow to the national broadcaster.

# rugby - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Score VIDEO: You won’t see a better comeback win than this in 2014 Last Gasp

VIDEO: You won’t see a better comeback win than this in 2014

Trailing by 18 points with less than six minute left, the UCT Ikeys were surely beaten…

# rugby - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Score Super Rugby: Brumbies hunt Sharks while Chiefs stage another stunning fightback Super Troopers

Super Rugby: Brumbies hunt Sharks while Chiefs stage another stunning fightback

Meanwhile in Canberra, Auckland Blues’ Jerome Kaino cheered himself up by meeting an Aussie legend.

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll and Jonny Wilkinson set for final showdown Last Man Standing

Brian O’Driscoll and Jonny Wilkinson set for final showdown

The Irish and English rugby legends meet in a last-man-standing clash at Stade Felix Mayol this afternoon.

# rugby - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From The Score Payne challenge a yellow but red card ‘very harsh’, says Muller Reaction

Payne challenge a yellow but red card ‘very harsh’, says Muller

French referee Jerome Garces will not be welcome back at Ravenhill any time soon.

From The Score Clermont await the winner of Ulster and Saracens after taming Tigers 75 And Counting

Clermont await the winner of Ulster and Saracens after taming Tigers

The unbeaten run at Stade Marcel Michelin is now up to 75 matches.

From The Score David Wallace: Result too tight to call but Munster will deliver best performance yet Heineken Cup

David Wallace: Result too tight to call but Munster will deliver best performance yet

The former Munster and Ireland flanker says Toulouse have been ‘on the radar’ ever since they thrashed his province in 1996.

# rugby - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Score Shane Byrne: Pienaar and ‘world-class wrecking ball’ Ferris to see Ulster through Column

Shane Byrne: Pienaar and ‘world-class wrecking ball’ Ferris to see Ulster through

The former Leinster and Saracens hooker believes his old side will fall short at a sold-out Ravenhill on Saturday evening.

From The Score Brian O’Driscoll wants Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in the BOD biopic Make This Happen

Brian O’Driscoll wants Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in the BOD biopic

Gordon D’Arcy knows his Leinster bro more than his Leinster bro knows about him.

From The Score Wexford lock Eoin Sheriff hoping to skittle Ulster’s European Cup hopes Heineken Cup

Wexford lock Eoin Sheriff hoping to skittle Ulster’s European Cup hopes

The former Leinster and Ireland U20 lock is hoping to make the Sarries squad to compete in the Heineken Cup quarter final.

# rugby - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From The Score Irish rugby fans so vocal ‘because they’re normally drunk’ jokes Saracens’ Kelly Brown Tipples

Irish rugby fans so vocal ‘because they’re normally drunk’ jokes Saracens’ Kelly Brown

The Scottish captain has vast experience of playing in front of fired up Ireland supporters.

From The Score Toulouse have no reason to fear Munster faithful, says Maxime Medard HCup

Toulouse have no reason to fear Munster faithful, says Maxime Medard

The French winger believes his team are hitting form at the right time.

From The Score Aviva Stadium, not Croke Park, confirmed for potential Leinster v Munster semi final Heineken Cup

Aviva Stadium, not Croke Park, confirmed for potential Leinster v Munster semi final

There are two gigantic, French obstacles in place that may well scupper any hopes of a rematch of the 2006 and 2009 clashes.

From The Score Varadkar: Ireland has 50/50 chance of staging World Cup but South Africa a threat Dream Big

Varadkar: Ireland has 50/50 chance of staging World Cup but South Africa a threat

The Sports Minister was speaking about the 2023 competition on Off The Ball.

From The Score Simon Hick column: Irish nous staving off French power play, for now Heineken Cup

Simon Hick column: Irish nous staving off French power play, for now

Top 14 sides have been unashamed in spending big and buying bigger in recent years, writes Simon Hick.

# rugby - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Score Ulster will thrash Saracens, if this cool Lego video is anything to go by Block Party

Ulster will thrash Saracens, if this cool Lego video is anything to go by

We are not sure if Ruan Pienaar is being tackled or is sporting the sprawled monkey hairstyle.

From The Score Former Leinster coach Michael Cheika investigated for allegedly abusing cameraman Anger Management

Former Leinster coach Michael Cheika investigated for allegedly abusing cameraman

The incident occurred a week after the Waratahs chief broke a glass pane during an away defeat to the Brumbies.

From The Score When scrum-halves meet props, captured in bone-shuddering GIF glory Smashed 'em Bro

When scrum-halves meet props, captured in bone-shuddering GIF glory

The poor lad didn’t even see it coming.

# rugby - Monday 31 March, 2014

From The Score Madigan hoping to hang onto Leinster 10 jersey for Toulon quarter final Rollercoaster

Madigan hoping to hang onto Leinster 10 jersey for Toulon quarter final

The out-half played from start to finish in the Blues’ top-of-the-table triumph over Munster.

# rugby - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From The Score Art of showboating takes another hefty blow after this Carlin Isles clanger Rugby Fail

Art of showboating takes another hefty blow after this Carlin Isles clanger

The American dropped the ball under the posts to deny what would have been a superb club rugby score.

From The Score Courageous Connacht salvage pride and points in breath-taking Scarlets clash Match Report

Courageous Connacht salvage pride and points in breath-taking Scarlets clash

The man who replaced Brian O’Driscoll in the third Lions Test put Scarlets ahead after just three minutes.

From The Score Dylan Hartley cleared of biting allegations after Leicester defeat Squeaky

Dylan Hartley cleared of biting allegations after Leicester defeat

The Northampton Saints and England hooker will be spoken to by his coach Jim Mallinder.

From The Score Super Rugby: Swinging arms, Cruden’s late show and Mark Anscombe’s son is a legend Super Troopers

Super Rugby: Swinging arms, Cruden’s late show and Mark Anscombe’s son is a legend

Round Seven of the southern hemisphere’s elite rugby competition brought its usual sackful of attacking plays, big hits and stunning tries.

From The Score Wonderful GIF of Japanese rugby player absolutely botching a swan dive Ash Crash

Wonderful GIF of Japanese rugby player absolutely botching a swan dive

Kosuke Hashino, hang your head in shame.

From The Score Munster among clubs sending scouts to inaugural American rugby combine Athletic Potential

Munster among clubs sending scouts to inaugural American rugby combine

There will be up to 60 athletes with NFL experience at the unique two-day event in Minneapolis next weekend.

From The Score McKeon: Connacht ready to go it alone as Heineken Cup dream looms large Interview

McKeon: Connacht ready to go it alone as Heineken Cup dream looms large

The back row forward believes the westerners have what it takes to defeat Scarlets in Wales today.

# rugby - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The Score Injured Healy cheers on Clontarf as they beat Old Belvedere to lead league Grassroots

Injured Healy cheers on Clontarf as they beat Old Belvedere to lead league

The Leinster prop was joined by Connacht’s Paul O’Donohoe at Castle Avenue last night.

From The Score From Bressie to Mossie: 15 Munster v Leinster blasts from the past Yesterday's Heroes

From Bressie to Mossie: 15 Munster v Leinster blasts from the past

It’s not all Brian O’Driscoll sidesteps and clutch Ronan O’Gara penalties you know.

# rugby - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Score Shane Byrne: ‘Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I’m going with Leinster’ Column

Shane Byrne: ‘Munster will be bloody hard to beat but I’m going with Leinster’

The former Leinster and Ireland hooker believes both coaches have shadow boxed in terms of selections.

From The Score Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement Tighthead

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement

Director of rugby David Humphreys has tipped The Sharks prop to be a huge success at Ravenhill.

From The Score O’Driscoll and D’Arcy back for Leinster as Bent starts at loose-head Starting XV

O’Driscoll and D’Arcy back for Leinster as Bent starts at loose-head

The Pro12′s top two meet at the Aviva Stadium tomorrow evening.

From The Score VIDEO: Alapati Leiua scores Super Rugby try of the season to clinch thriller Don't Stop Me Now

VIDEO: Alapati Leiua scores Super Rugby try of the season to clinch thriller

We’ve counted two goose steps, three fend-offs, one side step and five defenders beaten.

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From The Score Jonny Sexton set to start first Racing Métro game since concussion in Paris Top 14

Jonny Sexton set to start first Racing Métro game since concussion in Paris

The out-half missed last weeken’s win over Grenoble but is fit to start against Stade Francais.

# rugby - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From The Score ‘You do feel that bit of an edge’ – Eoin Reddan on the prospect of facing Munster Hype

‘You do feel that bit of an edge’ – Eoin Reddan on the prospect of facing Munster

The Leinster player doesn’t believe the game needs any extra hype after Rob Penney’s comments.

# rugby - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From The Score 15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney 28 Candles

15 moments of magic from birthday boy Rob Kearney

The Cooley native turns 28 today. Plenty of time for more derring-do feats of counter-attacking brilliance from the Ireland fullback.

From The Score ‘When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based’ – Doug Howlett Interview

‘When I arrived, the majority of the Ireland squad was Munster based’ – Doug Howlett

The New Zealand rugby legend as much satisfaction from seeing Keith Earls in the Munster 14 jersey as he ever got from playing there himself.

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