Munster’s Peter O’Mahony in action during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Leinster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There are plenty of former rugby players working in the media nowadays. The Irish Times columnist Gordon D’Arcy recently incensed the Sunday Times rug(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill agreed a new deal to stay on as manager until the 2020 European Championships. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There have been many cases in Irish sport of managers getting new contracts just before things went wrong at a major tournament in a way that made it (...)

Terenure College’s Robbie Smith scores a try despite the effort of Tim Maupin of St Mary’s. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho
Tim Schmidt a bonus for Terenure
  • Rugby
  • October 1, 2017, 17:38

Ulster Bank League round-up: Joe Schmidt’s son Tim bagged the bonus point try for Terenure College as they won their Dublin derby with St Mary’s Colle(...)

Garryowen’s Neil Cronin in action  during his side’s 7-13 loss to St Mary’s College. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Terenure College cruised straight to the top of Ulster Bank League Division 1A thanks to an eye-catching 24-0 bonus-point victory over Dublin Universi(...)

Munster head coach  Rassie Erasmus will leave the province in January to take up the of position rugby director  with the Springboks. Photograph:   David Rogers/Getty Images

The double whammy that Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber are leaving Munster comes more as a disappointment than a surprise. The speculation surrou(...)

Eddie O’Sullivan will be working as an analyst for eir Sport’s coverage of Ireland versus Japan and USA. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland’s summer tour of Japan and USA will be shown live on eir Sport, after the broadcaster confirmed their exclusive package on Wednesday. Ireland(...)

New IABA high performance director Bernard Dunne chats to national coach Zaur Antia  at the National Sports Campus in Abbottstown.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As the Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) begins its recovery from a disastrous Olympic Games last year, a scathing Rio review and begins to imp(...)

Pádraig Doolan: “If I got involved with another start-up it wouldn’t be at the very early stage because I’d need a salary.”

It’s an Irish thing. We don’t handle business failure well. Unlike the US where the effervescent start-up culture accepts failure and urges people to (...)

Joe Schmidt saw his side produce a performance which was worth waiting for against England in Dublin. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

To allow England, if we can paraphrase here, win one Grand Slam in Dublin at the conclusion of our national Top O’ The Mornin’ week would have been re(...)

Conor Murray tried to play through the pain in Cardiff but was removed early in the second half as Wales all but ended Ireland’s Six Nations title hopes. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“We are all vulnerable and we all will, at some time in our lives, fall…” (Ah lads, not this carry-on. Come on, it’s Friday night. Don’t do it, RTE.)(...)