Alex Cuthbert will play for the Barbarians against Ireland and England. Photo: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

Wales duo Adam Jones and Alex Cuthbert are set to make their Barbarians debuts against Ireland and England later this month.Jones and Cuthbert have be(...)

Tommy Bowe, or should that be Tommy Booooooowe, scores a try against England at Twickenham in 2010. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Thoughts on the Six Nations season and television. RTÉ should use the archives more: There is an entire generation of people who never saw Ollie Ca(...)

“Ireland played great footy and deserved to win (last November), but the kicking was way too much. That’s not how we play. The mindset is a massive difference.”

The Six Nations is the pinnacle of European international rugby. The greats of the game, leapt to the world’s attention through their actions in the c(...)

 Former  Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is pictured with the European Ryder Cup team after delivering a motivational speech ahead  at the Gleneagles Hotel on Tuesday night. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

There would be a certain element of natural bias given his allegiance to Manchester United but Rory McIlroy was still effusive in describing the talk (...)

 Chief feferee Andy McFee talks with Europe team captain Paul McGinley ahead of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at  Gleneagles in Auchterarder, Scotland. Photo: Harry How/Getty Images

A cool breeze brushed over the hillocks here at Gleneagles resort yesterday, almost as if it were blowing away the smokescreens that had formed around(...)

 Former Manchester United manager  Alex Ferguson will address the European Ryder Cup team at Gleneagles on Tuesday night.  Photograph: PA Wire

Alex Ferguson has been revealed as the Ryder Cup’s not so secret weapon, with the former Manchester United manager to address Paul McGinley’s players (...)

Donncha O’Callaghan training with   the Barbarians ahead of their game against an England XV at Twickenham on Sunday. Photograph:    Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Donncha O’Callaghan will realise a childhood family dream when he makes his Barbarians debut against the England XV at Twickenham on Sunday.The Munste(...)


Roland Emmerich’s ghastly 1998 remake of Godzilla did the world at least one service. Now we knew it was possible for a film in which giant lizards(...)

“Up from the depths, 30 stories high, breathing fire, something, something, something…”We’re delighted to learn that Gareth Edwards, the newest custod(...)

10th August 1955: Welsh rugby union outhalf Cliff Morgan is tackled by Koch whilst playing for the British Lions against South Africa at Johannesburg. He was voted player of the series after the tour, retiring three years later when he went on to a career as a radio broadcaster with the BBC. (Photo by Prior/Central Press/Getty Images)

“This is Gareth Edwards, a dramatic start. What a score! Oh, that fella Edwards. If the greatest writer of the written word could’ve written that s(...)