Aj Macginty

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Sale Sharks’ Byron McGuigan goes over for a try against Connacht during the European Challenge Cup quarter-final match at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Sale Sharks 20 Connacht 10 England remains the unhappiest hunting ground for Connacht as Sale inflicted a sixth defeat over the Irish province in Eur(...)

Bundee Aki returns for Connacht against Sale. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

All four provinces are in European action this weekend, with Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster facing into quarter-final clashes. But while all (...)

Greg McWilliams: “Every coach I come across over here I tell them to forget systems; get your kids passing the ball and learn how to step off both feet. Skills, skills, skills”

The suggestion makes Greg McWilliams, US Eagles attack coach and father to new-born twins, laugh out loud. “I wouldn’t say I’m pitting myself against(...)

 Owen Farrell in action for Saracens in their Champions Cup match at Allianz Park, London, on October 20th. Photograph:   Steven Paston/PA Wire

Enough is enough Is this the moment rugby finally eats itself? The dinner table has certainly been set. Recently, information leaked from Saracens t(...)

Greg McWilliams: “AJ was just class, his game management superb, kicked the ball really well and had a great assist for Hanco’s try.”

There was a distinct Irish influence in the USA’s 30-29 victory over Scotland in Houston on Saturday night. Trailing 21-6 just before half-time, the (...)

Greg McWilliams during his time coaching the Ireland women’s team in 2014. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Greg McWilliams, former attack coach of the Ireland women’s team, has been named US Eagles men’s backs coach for their November tour of Europe. The U(...)

 Ireland’s James Ryan scores a try just after his introduction in the second half. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

USA 19 Ireland 55 A US Eagles team stocked with collegiate athletes proved no match for Ireland’s coming generation. None at all, and Joe Schmidt pr(...)

Ireland’s Joey Carbery gets in some kicking practice at the Red Bull Arena, New Jersey. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

US Eagles v Ireland, Red Bull Arena, Saturday, 10pm (Irish time) – live Eir Sport Spoken like a true disciple, Rhys Ruddock delivered the gospel acco(...)

 Simon Easterby: “We are two years out from a World Cup. This is a great starting point for a lot of these young players to get an opportunity and to spend time with them.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland have arrived in New Jersey, reporting a clean bill of health and armed with the valuable knowledge gleaned from their recent US mission. In N(...)

Jamie Heaslip: the Ireland number eight is in contention to travel to the US and Japan. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is to announce a squad of 30-plus players for the June tour of USA and Japan on Monday. Schmidt, who just returned from the(...)

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