Alex King

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Johnny Sexton during Leinster’s 30-12 win over Saracens in Dublin. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty

Look through the Heineken Champions Cup roll of honour and the best team invariably lifts the trophy. That is sure to be the case on May 11th in St Ja(...)

Chief executive Alex King

Fast-growing Dublin-founded specialist student lender Future Finance has paid out more than €2 million to customers in compensation after identifying (...)

Alex King of Future Finance: “We are well equipped to address the unmet financing needs of deserving UK university students.”

Future Finance, a Dublin-founded student loan specialist that recently secured €40 million in funding, has signed a £100 million (€114 million) debt f(...)

Warren Gatland: Kiwi has come a long way in the game since he launched his coaching career as a player-coach with Galwegians in 1989.  Photograph: Getty.

Warren Gatland left Galwegians, Connacht and Ireland all in infinitely better condition than when he inherited them during a near decade of coaching i(...)

Despite being headquartered in Dublin, Future Finance, which provides funds to more than 7,000 university students in Britain and Germany, does not yet operate in the Republic. Photograph: PA

Student loan specialist Future Finance has appointed a new executive team with a view to expanding its operation into other European jurisdictions in(...)

Grenoble head coach Bernard Jackman. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bernard Jackman Initial co-favourite with Nigel Carolan until a gamble on the latter. The former Irish international hooker spent five seasons with(...)

Danny Cipriani is to rejoin former club Wasps from Sale Sharks. Photograph: Getty

Danny Cipriani will leave Sale Sharks and return to his first club Wasps this summer. The 28-year-old had a season left to run on his existing Sale d(...)

Bristol are considering legal action against the English Rugby Football Union after refusing to release Steve Borthwick from his contract. Photograph: PA

Bristol are considering taking legal action against the Rugby Football Union after refusing to release Steve Borthwick from his contract with the club(...)

Robert Kitson names 11 provincial players in his all-time European Cup best XV, including former Munster number eight Anthony Foley. Photograph: Getty

Time-travelling is always a temptation at this time of year. This week sees the 20th showpiece final in European club rugby’s eventful history and, in(...)

“He’s smart, he’s got a good way about him, but he doesn’t accept people letting their team-mates down,” says Jono Gibbes, who was forwards’ coach for Joe Schmidt for three years at Leinster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

In last year’s 13-10 defeat to England in Twickenham, Ireland started the match with Peter O’Mahony, Chris Henry, Jamie Heaslip, Conor Murray, Johnny (...)

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