Axel Foley

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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(...)

 Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton kicks the winning point in against Kerry in the 2011 All-Ireland final. Photograph: Brian Lawless/Sportsfile

You know the adage that “a picture is worth a thousand words”. And, in this digital age, it is somewhat reassuring to discover that there remains a d(...)

Ireland face the Haka in a figure of eight, in memory of Anthony Foley, at Soldier Field, Chicago. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The family of Anthony Foley have said how moved they were by the 23-man Irish squad facing the New Zealand Haka in the figure 8 last night. The numbe(...)

Conor Murray is confident going into his second World Cup. “We are in a very good place and I don’t think we should be shying away from that,” he says. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

This time four years ago it’s still remarkable to think that Conor Murray went into Ireland’s World Cup preparatory programme as fifth choice scrumhal(...)

Jonah Lomu of New Zealand is tackled by Shane Horgan and Brian O’Driscoll of Ireland at Lansdowne Road in 2001. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

“Ireland is a pretty significant place for me having played my first Test here . . . ” – Richie McCaw, New Zealand captainOne hundred and twenty two T(...)