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Headcases – the improvement in dealing with concussion in Irish sport

The identification and treatment of concussion in contact-related team sports has improved dramatically over the last decade. The day of the coach running onto the pitch and asking a player “how many fingers am I holding up?” are thankfully...

France v Italy Preview, Team News, Kick-off 3pm Sunday

After France team beating England and Italy getting hammered by Wales, expect big win for Les Bleus, kick off 3pm Sunday. Italy looks like a team that could concede 50+ points in every game this year, and with France looking...
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Rugby World Cup Draw to take place in November

The draw for the 2021 Rugby World Cup will take in November it has been confirmed. World Rugby and the French Organising committee said the pool draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup will take place in Paris after...
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Leinster break record with win at Ospreys

Leinster continue to break records with another win in the Pro 14. Leo Cullen's side made it 12 wins from 12 games with a 21-13 victory over Ospreys in the Gnoll. Nárbh iontach an úd é sin a fuair Cian...

Ireland U20 V Scotland U20 at Irish Independent Park at 7.15pm

The U20 Six Nations Championship gets underway for Ireland this evening at Irish Independent Park in Cork. The Irish U20 side begins the Championship against Scotland U20 in a game which kicks off at 7.15pm. The Ireland and Scotland U20 sides...
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Rugby Australia chief gives update on Ireland’s summer tour

Irish rugby's summer tour of Australia looks "highly unlikely" to go ahead, while England's home match against the same opponents in November is also under threat. Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle said the side's home games against Ireland and...
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Johnny Sexton video from st-marys senior cup to irish grand slam

A new video from Three gives a great insight into the Racing Métro out-half’s longstanding determination to succeed, as it charts Sexton’s journey from Kerry to St. Mary’s to Ireland’s grand slam. https://youtu.be/F3aerikR0Cg

Ireland’s Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup Tournament 2020

The third Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup is coming to Ireland in June 2020 and fundraising efforts are underway throughout the country to ensure that funding targets are met, to enable the release of an additional €500,000 in backing...
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Ireland v Italy postponed due to coronavirus

 Ireland v Italy which was scheduled to take place on March 7th has been postponed due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. Chief Executive of the IRFU Philip Browne confirmed the news on Wednesday afternoon. He stated the IRFU were...
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Farrell names team to play Wales

Ireland rugby boss Andy Farrell has named his team to play Wales on Saturday at 2.15pm in the Aviva Stadium. The team shows two changes from the side selected to start against Scotland weekend. We made our predicted team...

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Royal Ascot, if it gets the go-ahead, will be behind closed doors

Ascot Racecourse has announced that for public health and safety reasons the difficult but unavoidable conclusion has been reached that Royal Ascot 2020 (16th -...

Free live Sport on Wednesday – Watch ‘Darts At Home’ at 7:30pm

Free live Sport on Wednesday - Watch 'Darts At Home' at 7:30pm Fans will be able to enjoy PDC stars in live darts action...

‘Ryder Cup won’t happen without fans’ – Padriag Harrington

Team Europe captain Padraig Harrington says the "common consensus" is that the Ryder Cup competition, scheduled to take place from 25-27 Sept 2020 at Whistling Straits...

What does the Premier League suspension mean for UK bookmakers??

COVID-19 has had a massive impact on the lives of many people around the world. People’s daily lives have changed drastically over the past...