Mourad Boudjellal: “I did not agree with all his decisions [in the quarter-final against Leinster] and felt he was a bit biased.”

Referee Wayne Barnes will take charge of the Heineken Cup semi-final between Toulon and Munster in Marseille on Sunday week, less than a month(...)

 Munster’s Dave Foley tackles Jonny Gray of Glasgow Warriors. The homeide’s performance was miles off the intensity required. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

You look surprised, Blackadder.” (...)

Dylan Hartley: lack of evidence means no further action will be taken.

Dylan Hartley will face no disciplinary action following a claim from Leicester hooker Tom Youngs that he was bitten by an opponent in Saturday(...)

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will take charge of Munster’s Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulouse at Thomond Park, the tournament organisers (...)

Rory Best expects England to target Ireland’s maul in next Saturday’s Six Nations clash at Twickenham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

England will be out to “destroy” Ireland’s maul in order to derail Joe Schmidt’s Triple Crown tilt, according to hooker Rory Best. The U(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Connell (bottom, C) reacts the Six Nations match against Wales. Photograph:
Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The first scrum arrived on one minute and 25 seconds in and with it the meeting of two nations. It fell, and, on the reset referee Wayne Barnes penali(...)

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Finally it happened. Paul O’Connell produces one of those epic Paul O’Connell performances only to be outplayed by a team-mate.Of course O’Connell was(...)

Jamie Heaslip during the Ireland Captain’s Run at the  Aviva Stadium on Friday. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Wales boss Warren Gatland will have a few tricks up his sleeve that could catch Ireland’s crop of Lions unawares on Saturday, warns Jamie Heaslip. Ire(...)

Conor Murray: now a very important cog in the Munster machine. Photograph: inpho

Munster v Edinburgh, Tomorrow, Thomond Park 12.45pm (Sky Sports) A year on and same time, same place. Munster are again hosts in the penultimat(...)

Munster’s Paul O’Connell at odds with referee Romain Poite in an Amlin Cup tie.

The Lions roadshow moved on to the warmer climes of Brisbane yesterday, where the forecast heavy rains of Friday are due to move on and ensure a dry m(...)

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