Kevin McLaughlin playing for Ireland for the last time, against New Zealand in 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“I carried the ball into contact again, leading with my shoulder, and was out cold. There was no impact to my head.” Edinburgh against Le(...)

Lansdowne captain Ross McCarron after his side clinced the Division One A title against Clontarf on Saturday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Lansdowne’s coronation was duly completed on the Aviva Stadium back pitch on Saturday with a flourish. In truth, Clontarf put (...)