Biarritz

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Hugo Keenan during Leinster squad training. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

During Ireland’s famous win over New Zealand in the 2016 Under-20 World Championship in Manchester, the head coach, Nigel Carolan, recalls a key momen(...)

Conor Murray in action against Leinster. Munster remained blindly committed to the box kick tho little effect at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. Let’s look at these Pro14 semi-finals from two wildly contrasting perspectives: the diehard Ulster(...)

Principality Stadium in Cardiff. There are few if any better places in the world to enjoy a big rugby match. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Descending from the valleys like red-clad wildebeest, they squeeze into Cardiff’s watering holes, cheek by jowl with friend and foe in heady anticipat(...)

Qualter (right) celebrating a Challenge Cup victory in 2014 with Niyi Adeolokun. Photograph: Inpho

Being a professional rugby player means being paid to do what you love, but for the vast majority, it isn’t as glamorous as it sounds. Danny Qualter (...)

Ronan O’Gara kicks the winning drop goal in Munster’s win over Northampton in the Heineken Cup   at Thomond Park in November 2011. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Phase 1 Tomás O’Leary sets the tone. Running from the back of the scrum, the Munster scrumhalf is stopped 10 metres from the visitors’ 22. The ball i(...)

Oonah Keogh. Photograph: Women’s Museum of Ireland

At the confluence of the Adour and the Nive rivers lies the ancient city of Bayonne. A mere 9km from the luxurious seaside resort of Biarritz, it is a(...)

 A protester places a shoe on a poster of US president Donald Trump outside the US embassy in Baghdad, Iraq. Photograph: Khalid al-Mousily/Reuters

George W Bush had the chance to take him down. So did Barack Obama. But ultimately it was Donald Trump who ordered a strike that killed Qassem Suleima(...)

I am told to take her home and stay with her, for every single second, every minute of the next 40 hours. I am told to go home and count the knives. Photograph: iStock

What was the lowest point? When did I feel closest to breaking into a million pieces, completely unable to keep going, to sustain the unimaginable rea(...)

President Hassan Rouhani addresses the Iranian parliament in Tehran on Monday. Photograph: Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA

Iran has vowed to further increase its nuclear activity this week beyond limits agreed in its 2015 deal with world powers unless European cosignatorie(...)

The G7 wives: the message is that women don’t really have business of their own. Photograph: Regis Duvignau/AFP/Getty

It was Donald Tusk on Instagram that did it. Four wives of world leaders – Melania Trump, Brigitte Macron, Malgorzata Tusk and Akie Abe – dressed in a(...)

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