Kane Douglas in action during a Waratahs Super Rugby training session at Moore Park in Sydney. Photograph:  Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

(...) being a young player as well as being experienced. He’s played a string of big games in the Super 12 and(...)

UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage adjusts his headphones during a meeting of leaders of European Parliament political groups in Brussels. Prof John McCormick, of Indiana University in the US, has today said that just barely 12 per cent of eligible voters backed anti-establishment parties in May’s European elections. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters.

(...) amounted to barely 12 per cent of eligible voters.“Pro-EU parties won 70 per cent of the vote but again(...)

TG4, 10.45pm-11.45pm Highlights Pro12 first round SUNDAY (Sep 7th) GOLF Sky Sports 4, 11am-4pm(...)

Munster’s new home grown coaching team:  Scrum coach Jerry Flannery, assistant coach (attacking/backs) Brian Walsh, head coach Anthony Foley, technical advisor/ Munster A head coach Mick O’Driscoll and assistant coach (skills and defence) Ian Costello. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Foley at the Guinness Pro12 launch on Wednesday. “We want to remain stingy in defence and we want a(...)

Seán O’Brien: will captain Leinster against Ulster at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) half-time the mini game will also feature Tallaght RFC U11 and U12s. Very much pre-season lineups(...)

235: Wahey! Shaun, an Englishman who’s in Temple Bar to celebrate his 40th birthday, with 10 of his friends. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 4:30

(...) customer base all over the world. “People address postcards to ‘Rory’s, Dublin’ and they get to us.” 12(...)

London Irish scrumhalf and former Munster player Tomás O’Leary at the bottom of a ruck during the pre-season friendly at the Waterford RSC. Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

(...)’s earlier yellow, and Munster wrapped up the win when Holland kicked his first penalty of the game 12(...)

 Leinster’s Sean O’Brien will lead the team against Ulster at Tallaght stadium. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) ahead of the visit to Glasgow next Saturday in the opening round of the Guinness Pro12. Young Clontarf(...)

Demonstrators at a pro choice protest in Dublin earlier this month.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) by just 10,556 votes on a turnout of more than 1.2 million. It is worth remembering that just 12(...)

 Connacht  players Robbie Henshaw, former All Blacks ace  Mils Muliaina and Fionn Carr model  this season’s jersey, sponsored by   Life Style Sports. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The arrival of Mils Muliaina has already set hearts racing as the Pro12 season begins (...)