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Matt Brammeier cycling ahead of Conor Dunne in the 2014 National Cycling Championships. Photograph: Ciaran Fallon

Matt Brammeier came close yesterday to winning the first stage of the Skoda Tour of Luxembourg, going clear early on with five other riders including(...)

Matt Brammeier (right): the  former Irish road race champion has never competed in the Tour de France. Photograph: Inpho

Any possibility Ireland could have a record representation of five riders in this year’s Tour de France has been dashed with confirmation from the MT(...)

Matt Brammeier told The Irish Times he first made contact with MTN Qhubeka m last summer, realising it would be an ideal fit. Photograph: Inpho

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 London Irish Director of Rugby Brian Smith has left the club on compasisonate grounds and will return to Australia. (Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

London Irish have confirmed the rugby director Brian Smith’s departure from the club. He has been granted early release from his contract, which wa(...)

England and Saracens lock George Kruis could be out for Munster’s vital Champions Cup fixture after he was cited for a tip tackle on Gloucester’s David Halaifonua. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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Grenoble’s centre Chris Farrell scores during the match against Racing Métro. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty

In France’s Top 14, Grenoble continued their impressive home form with a win over Racing Métro in Stade des Alpes. The 27-25 victory handed the Irish(...)

 Elliott Stooke of Gloucester is tackled by Ian Humphreys (R) and Marland Yarde (L) of London Irish. Humphreys will return to Ulster this summer. Photograph:    Harry Engels/Getty Images

Ian Humphreys will return to Ulster having signed a two-year contract with the province. The 32 year-old left Ravenhill in the summer of 2012 and mov(...)

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Eoin Griffin to join London Irish
  • Rugby
  • February 18, 2014, 18:32

London Irish have announced the signing of Connacht centre Eoin Griffin. Griffin, 23, has agreed a two-year contract with the English Pr(...)

Ulster and Ireland prop  Tom Court (left) will join London Irish this summer on a three-year deal. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

London Irish rugby director Brian Smith believes Ulster and Ireland prop Tom Court will prove a key signing after confirming that the 33-year-old will(...)