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Tadhg Furlong has offloaded the ball more than any of his Leinster teammates. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Drilling down into categories of comparison between Leinster and Scarlets ahead of Saturday’s Champions Cup semi-final at the Aviva stadium the bare f(...)

 Leinster supporters attending the  European Champions Cup semi-final against Scarlets will pay €25 for the cheapest category 5 ticket. Photograph: Getty Images

There are significant differences in the price of tickets for Leinster’s European Champions Cup semi-final against Scarlets on April 21st and Munster’(...)

The Republic of Ireland’s  Denise O’Sullivan tries to get away from  Luica Suskova of Slovakia in the recent World Cup qualifier at Tallaght. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Women's World Cup Qualifier: Republic of Ireland v Netherlands, Talaght Stadium, Tuesday, 7pm (Live Eir Sport) Having reached the midway point of the(...)

Munster’s Andrew Conway celebrates the try that gave Munster the win at Thomond Park. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Munster 20 Toulon 19 In time-honoured fashion, a capacity Thomond Park crowd remained riveted from first minute to last, and made off into the evenin(...)

The letters were seized when the Irish vessel was brought to Bristol in March 1757. They were never delivered and have lain in an archive, mostly unopened, ever since

In March 1757, a Dublin-registered ship set sail from Bordeaux with a cargo of wine, brandy and luxury goods on board. It was bound for Dublin, but th(...)

On February 14th, restaurant staff place bets on who will storm out first from a St Valentine’s date

It’s Elaine Murphy’s go-to St Valentine’s joke. “So table for three, yeah?” she’ll say when a vaguely desperate (typically male) diner rings looking f(...)

Matthieu Jalibert will make his France debut against Ireland. Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP

French coach Jacques Brunel couldn’t be accused of adopting a conservative approach after handing debuts to 19-year-old outhalf Matthieu Jalibert and (...)

Bordeaux-Begles’ French flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert  scoring a try against Agen  in the Top 14 clash  at the Chaban-Delmas stadium in Bordeaux. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty

It would be stretching things to say that the hopes of a nation rest on the relatively slim frame of Matthieu Jalibert, but his stunning rise from the(...)

France flyhalf Anthony Belleau in action against South Africa in November. Belleau is among the youngsters in the squad that could pose a threat in the Six Nations. Photograph:  Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

“I think the French are in a mess,” observed Ronan O’Gara as bluntly as ever at his first press conference in his new guise as the Crusaders back coac(...)

Increases in air traffic to Ireland will bring more than 30 new routes to Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Kerry, Ireland West, Belfast City and Belfast In(...)

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