Ben O Keeffe

9 results

Ireland’s Keith Earls celebrates his try with CJ Stander and Conor Murray during the Six Nations clash against France. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Ireland 26 France 14 With France having found their mojo last time out against Scotland, Ireland put that result in perspective by also finding their(...)

Ireland’s Johnny Sexton celebrates kicking a drop goal to win the game against France in their  Six Nations game at Stade De France in February 2018. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Six Nations: Ireland v France Venue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Kick-off: Sunday 3pm. On TV: Live on Virgin Media and ITV. Leaving aside stayi(...)

Garry Ringrose could return to the Ireland midfield for Sunday’s Six Nations clash against France at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s the beginning of the end. The Six Nations returns on Saturday after another two-week hiatus, for the penultimate round of fixtures. It already s(...)

Wales’ Liam Williams in action with Australia’s Dane Haylett-Petty during the autumn international at the  Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Wales 9 Australia 6 Wales ended their long losing run against Australia at the 14th attempt as substitute Dan Biggar’s late penalty gave them a 9-6 (...)

Australia’s coach Michael Cheika checks out the conditions ahead of the international rugby union test match between England and Australia. Photo: Ben Stansall/Getty Images

Michael Cheika’s conduct during Australia’s 30-6 defeat by England at Twickenham has been referred for investigation by World Rugby. The Wallabies he(...)

 Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale scores his  late try. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Rob Kearney Out of action more often than not these past two years and it showed. Jumped for high balls only to land empty handed. Failed to mop up (...)

Ireland winger  Andrew Conway makes a break for the opening try during the Guinness Series match against South Africa  at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 38 South Africa 3 In the end it was a pummelling, but Ireland had to put in plenty of hard graft and tackles before decorating the game with (...)

Peter O’Mahony supports Rhys Ruddock at a lineout practice during the captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland v South Africa, Aviva Stadium. Kick-off: 5.30pm. On TV: Live on RTÉ2 and Sky Sports This should be interesting. To the backdrop of a fei(...)

 Romain Poite - Matches: Scotland v Ireland, Murrayfield; England v Italy, Twickenham.

Romain Poite (France) Age: 41 Occupation: Professional referee Matches: Scotland v Ireland, Murrayfield; England v Italy, Twickenham. He take(...)