MUNSTER AND IRELAND LOCK Paul O’Connell will find out tomorrow if his four-week suspension will be reduced, after the European Rugby Cup upheld the red card issued against him but found that there had been no intention to injure Ospreys’ Jonathan Thomas.
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# rugby - Friday 28 January, 2011
Ospreys physio is not optimistic of winger facing France a week after trip to Italy.
# rugby - Thursday 27 January, 2011
More bad news for coach Declan Kidney ahead of Six Nations opener in Rome.
# rugby - Thursday 20 January, 2011
Ireland man Gordon D’Arcy will partner Brian O’Driscoll as the Irish province gear up for tomorrow’s final Heineken Cup pool clash.
Hard work will pay off for off-form Reds, as London Irish visit Limerick.
# rugby - Wednesday 19 January, 2011
Jamie Heaslip, Jonathan Sexton and Jerry Flannery face the camera in anticipation of the championship kick-off.
Good news for uncapped newcomer however as Italy game is first up.
# rugby - Tuesday 18 January, 2011
Rory Best is included for trip to Stadio Zaffanella as Ulster eye spot in knockout stages.
# rugby - Monday 17 January, 2011
There’s big changes needed at Thomond Park it seems, after yesterday’s shattering defeat in the south of France.
Tony McGahan is left shattered by a humbling defeat in the south of France, leaving Munster’s season in shreds. But is the loss amongst the most painful?
# rugby - Friday 14 January, 2011
It’s a massive weekend of rugby for the Irish provinces in the Heineken Cup. Here’s the latest team news.
It’s more bad news for Declan Kidney as Leicester captain joins fellow full-back option Rob Kearney on the sidelines.
# rugby - Thursday 13 January, 2011
Munster can welcome back Paul O’Connell for Toulon trip but Leinster may be without Jamie Heaslip it seems.
Ireland captain admits that the poor turn-out affected the team’s performance last autumn.
# rugby - Wednesday 12 January, 2011
Tony McGahan reveals panel that will face Toulon on Sunday in the Heineken Cup.
We assess the lay of the land as the European pool action enters endgame.
# rugby - Monday 10 January, 2011
It’s more bad news for Ireland Rugby fans ahead of the the Six Nations kick-off.
Munster fans are left wondering what’s in store as the Reds face into a season-defining period.
# rugby - Friday 7 January, 2011
Nine changes in side to face Glasgow Warriors on Leeside tomorrow evening.
# rugby - Thursday 6 January, 2011
IRFU set to announce replacement for long-standing partners AIB.
Leinster and Ulster name sides for Magners League showdowns.
# rugby - Wednesday 5 January, 2011
# rugby - Tuesday 28 December, 2010
Paul Ring reflects on the European Cup standings.
# rugby - Thursday 23 December, 2010
The Munster lock will stay suspended until January 10, but will still be back in time for Munster’s last two Heineken Cup games.
Pitch in Galway needs time to thaw out, Connacht chiefs say.
# rugby - Wednesday 22 December, 2010
# rugby - Monday 20 December, 2010
Paul Warwick admits intention to leave Thomond Park at the end of the season.
Westerners’ skipper is facing another spell on the sidelines.
# rugby - Friday 17 December, 2010
Munster, Leinster and Ulster are in top European action tomorrow.
We don’t know what Dougie Howlett will think of Horse Outside.
# rugby - Thursday 16 December, 2010
Munster lock handed ban after strike on Ospreys player.
# rugby - Tuesday 14 December, 2010
Province preparing for visit of French champions Clermont on Saturday.
Munster captain will have the opportunity to plead his case in Dublin.
Hip-hop stars should represent the city’s sport positively after Blind Boy says he knows “nothing about rugby, kid”
# rugby - Monday 13 December, 2010
Do you think the Thomond Park talisman deserved to have his Heineken Cup comeback cut short?
# rugby - Sunday 12 December, 2010
Paul O’Connell is sent off as Munster beat Ospreys 22-16, while Leinster take a losing bonus point from Clermont.
# rugby - Friday 10 December, 2010
Big weekend of European Cup action ahead for provinces.
# rugby - Thursday 9 December, 2010
Colum Coomey speaks to an impatient Munster and Ireland hooker Jerry Flannery as he recovers from injury.
# rugby - Wednesday 8 December, 2010
Paul O’Connell and Donnacha Ryan named in 28-man panel.
Donnybrook lined up as a contingency plan though Ulster confident that ground will be playable by the weekend.