Tag Archives: Ireland

Autumn Internationals Week 1 Debrief

So, what happened? How close were the predictions? Who outperformed and who underperformed?



Preview: Connacht v Cardiff Blues

Round four of the 2017/18 Guinness Pro14 sees Cardiff Blues make their second trip to Ireland in as many weeks, this time travelling to Galway to take on Connacht. After last week’s narrow 19-20 defeat to Glasgow at the Arms Park, there is a feeling that now is the time to register a first league […]


‘It’s Wales, we should expect to win!’ Former Ireland star’s bizarre dig ahead of huge World Cup clash

The Irishman believes Martin O’Neill’s men should travel to Cardiff expecting to win next month via Wales http://ift.tt/2jg8cPB


Leinster 37-9 Cardiff Blues

It’s two losses in two games to start the Guinness Pro14 season for Cardiff Blues as they went down to a heavy defeat at the hands of Leinster in Dublin on Friday night. The scoreline did not fully reflect the game though, as there was only a seven point gap with 12 minutes to go, […]


Leinster 37-9 Cardiff Blues: Welsh region blown away in final quarter blitz

Danny Wilson’s men made a game of it for an hour before Leinster scored a flurry of tries towards the end via Wales http://ift.tt/2jbZstG


Excitement Builds ahead of WRWC2017

The Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 kicks off in Ireland tomorrow, and with twelve nations battling it out for the title, sell-out crowds and more TV and media coverage than ever before, the eighth edition of the tournament has all the ingredients to be the biggest and best yet. Three groups of four teams will first contest […]


Kiwi journalist apologises for ‘failing New Zealand public’ during British and Irish Lions tour

“We got this wrong and we failed you.” via Wales http://ift.tt/2usEaNh


Disgruntled Scottish rugby fans who want the Lions to lose are simply an embarrassment

A section of rugby fans north of the English border have been in uproar over the lack of Scots appearing in the Test series via Wales http://ift.tt/2sxTSSx


Lions were Lucky to beat New Zealand

As the Full-time whistle was blown in Wellington last Saturday morning (UK Time) history was made. The All Blacks’ 47 game, 8 year unbeaten run at home was brought to an end by the British and Irish Lions, the score 24-21. The Lions’ corner was assisted early in the first half as Sonny Bill Williams […]


The New Zealand v Lions head-to-heads: We compare the two teams on ability and form heading into Eden Park decider

Steve Hansen and Warren Gatland have made their picks, we analyse the areas of the teams to see how they match up via Wales http://ift.tt/2tWGYCf