Rob Penney (left) will want to end his tenure on a winning note before handing over to Munster favourite Anthony “Axel” Foley. Photograph: Inpho

When Roy Keane came in to address the Munster squad before the Sale game in 2006, he answered questions for us on numerous topics. One that has(...)

Brian O’Driscoll: “Maybe it’s because he carries on as if he is one of us. He likes fun. He likes the sun. He likes a drink. He likes being perched in the public bar, singing, having a good time with his mates. He appears not to take himself too seriously.”

Northern Hemisphere rugby players, who believe they’re of rock star status, should never convince themselves they have any presence on the other side (...)

Michael Cheika: would have liked to see his NSW Waratahs side meeting as many Leinster Lions as possible. Photograph: Davn Sheridan/Inpho

Everywhere you go on this Oz Odyssey, you seem to run into coaches who served some of their apprenticeship in Ireland. Against the Waratahs on Saturda(...)