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Round Three Shows Ireland Can Navigate Their Way to Six Nations Grand Slam Glory

Although Warren Gatland’s 100th international as Wales Coach was not a happy one, suffering a 37-27 defeat by Ireland, his longitude means that his advice on winning Tests can be useful. On that note, when overseeing the Lions series draw…

6 Nations Preview

Last year, I tipped Ireland to win on  the basis of England’s injuries at the time and the performances of the provinces at that stage last season. This year, the tone of the Irish mainstream media is similar: Leinster have…

Coleman’s Brutal Injury Overshadows Positive Irish Performance Against Wales

Ireland’s solid performance against Wales in the Aviva last Friday was overshadowed by Séamus Coleman’s unfortunate and brutal injury. The game was tensely fought and Ireland held what has been a high scoring Wales side to a nil all stalemate….


Welsh Dragon Roars over London as English Roses Wither under Twickenham Glare.

Familiarity breeds confidence. That’s the idea at least. In competition with Australia, Wales and Fiji to survive the group of death the English would have considered this the easiest game before them. They had beaten the Welsh in three previous…


Rugby World Cup Profiles: Pool A

Pool A Fixtures England v Fiji (18th Sep, Twickenham, 20:00) Wales v Uruguay (20th Sep, Millennium Stadium, 14:30) Australia v Fiji (23rd Sep, Millennium Stadium, 16:45) England v Wales (26th Sep, Twickenham, 20:00) Australia v Uruguay (27th Sep, Villa Park,…

Time to Achieve

€1, illness 279.22 is the least it’ll cost you to have the time of your life right now. As long as you don’t mind spending thirty hours on an airplane, medical seeing all the delights that the airports of Amsterdam…