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Brother’s success in Australia wasn’t enough for Norway’s Cummings in a match against Greece

The Cummings brothers are well known in the Rugby world, simply due to their coverage of the world. One brother, Nick Cummings plays in Australia while the other one, Nathan Cummings performs in Norway.   Both brothers have managed to make...

Under 20 Rugby – Ireland v Scoland – Team news – Kick off 7:15pm...

Ireland U20s play Scotland at 7.15 pm on Friday night in Donnybrook, in their first home game of the U20 Six Nations Championship. Head Coach Noel McNamara has named a 37-man Ireland Under-20 squad, sponsored by PwC, for the upcoming Six Nations...

McFadden to retire at end of season

Leinster back Fergus McFadden will retire at the end of the current season after he confirmed the news on Monday. Kildare man, McFadden, made his debut for Leinster against Welsh side Cardiff Blues in September 2007. He has gone to...

Video – Farrell talks about Ireland Team v Wales, Saturday 2.15pm kick-off

Ireland Rugby Head Coach Andy Farrell has made two changes to his side to face Wales in the 6 Nations Championship at The Aviva Stadium on Saturday. In the back-row Peter O’Mahony comes in for Caelan Doris who was injured in the early minutes...

Countdown begins for the Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup in Ireland

The preparations to host the International Mixed Ability Rugby Tournament (IMART) in Ireland in June next year have commenced. This will be the 3rd edition of the worldwide Mixed Ability rugby showcase promoted by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS),...

Pro14 season suspended indefinitely

The board of Celtic Rugby DAC met by teleconference this week and agreed upon a strict list of criteria that would enable the Championship to recommence. However, no decision on a definitive re-commencement date can be made until four key...
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Ireland Rugby team to play Scotland – Kick off 4:45pm

Andy Farrell has named his Ireland rugby team to play Scotland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, Kick off 4:45pm. It seems this is just a follow on from Joe Schmidt with Sexton and Murray in the team with many...
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All Blacks say no to Autumn Internationals

The All Blacks have said no to their autumn international tour later this year according to the rugby paper.co.uk. They report New Zealand will abandon their three match tour in the autumn which is likely to cost England, Scotland...
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Munster hammer Zebre 28-0

Munster came away from Italy with a 28-0 win after they hammered Zebre. Zebre chances of even winning the game were dashed after 9 minutes when they had Bruno sent off for leading with the forearm. After that sending off...
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Ian Madigan signs for Ulster Rugby

Ulster Rugby have announced the signing of Ireland fly-half, Ian Madigan, who will join the province in the summer after agreeing terms last month. The 30-year old, who joins the club on a one-year-deal, brings with him a superb range...

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Bundesliga: Bayern defeat Dortmund to move close to title

Bayern Munich moved closer to another Bundesliga title on Tuesday after they defeated Borussia Dortmund 1-0. Munich now have a 7 point advantage, with...
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Sports Fans use technology to bring stadium atmoshpere to couch

With not a lot of sport on at present sports fans are coming up with ways to bring the atmosphere of a sports stadium...
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Did you know there is a 4th type of Olympic Medal

Here is one you may not have heard before, but did you know there is a 4th type of Olympic medal. In fact, not...

RTÉ to show racing on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during June and July

RTÉ Racing has announced a series of new one-hour evening programmes on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays when racing return next month. The national broadcaster will...