Leinster scrumhalf Eoin Reddan played for his native province Munster for two seasons from 2003 to ’05 before joining London Wasps for four years.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland team photo on the Lansdowne pitch and Johnny Sexton is late. The boys clap, hoop and holler. One absolute legend leaps dramatically from his (...)

Michael Kiernan attempts a drop goal over Mark Ring during Ireland-Wales Five Nations match at Cardiff Arms Park in 1987. Ireland won 15-11. Photograph: Simon Bruty/Allsport

Meetings between Ireland and Wales are akin to a two-horse race, but at times over the last two or three decades it’s been easier to pick the winner o(...)

Munster temporary consultant Andy Farrell with head coach Anthony Foley in Limerick. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Having confirmed the hiring of former English and Lions defence coach Andy Farrell as a consultant, Garrett Fitzgerald, the Munster CEO, suggested tha(...)

Robbie Keane of the LA Galaxy vies for the ball with Victor Cabrera of the Montreal Impact during their MLS match. Photograph: AFP Photo

Robbie Keane continues to top the list of Irish earners in the MLS by quite a distance but recent arrivals at LA Galaxy, Steven Gerrard and Giovani Do(...)

Georgia’s flanker Giorgi Tkhilaishvili  scores his try against Tonga  Photograph: Getty Images

Georgia 17 Tonga 10 Former Irish scrumhalf Michael Bradley shared Joe Schmidt’s experience on Saturday when Georgia beat Tonga 17-10 in their opening (...)

Jamaica’s Giles Barnes and teammates celebrate defeating the US 2-1 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal football match in Atlanta. Photograph: Getty Images

Darren Mattocks and Giles Barnes scored first-half goals to propel Jamaica to an upset 2-1 victory over the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup sem(...)

Michael Bradley of Solar 21

In a time of disillusionment with the stock markets, Michael Bradley tells us why Solar 21 is offering a greener and brighter alternative to property (...)

Antrim’s Odhran McFadden tries to race clear of Offaly goalscorer Shane Dooley. Photograph: Inpho

Antrim 0-19 Offaly 2-17Just four points separated Offaly and Antrim at the final whistle at Ballycastle but in truth the visitors were never really in(...)

Laois’s Zane Keenan impressed in defeat of Antrim. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Antrim 1-14 Laois 1-18The Laois hurlers leapfrogged Antrim to move off the bottom of the Division 1B table yesterday after a 1-18 to 1-14 win over the(...)

Ireland’s Simon Geoghegan scores a try against England at Twickenham in 1994 Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Games Ireland won that they might have lost 1994: Ireland was beaten by France 35-15 and then Wales came to Dublin to add a second defeat, this time 1(...)