Bernard Foley

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Simon Zebo’s man and ball hit on Michael Hooper. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The idea of a Johnny Sexton sabbatical doesn’t really work, but a fully fit version of him does. Comments like that can be dangerous but there does(...)

Ireland attack the Australia line at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Ireland 27 Australia 24 In a wonderful climax to a wondrous month, this followed an uncannily familiar script and yet, in other ways, you truly cou(...)

Israel Folau Dominant in the air, soaring over Garry Ringrose, and was simply phenomenal during the Wallabies fight back. Beautiful offload for Hayl(...)

Stephen Moore has been an inspirational captain for Australia. Photograph: Getty Images.

Ireland will need to bring their absolute best defensive game to the Aviva, because the Australians have returned to the only rugby philosophy that ha(...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt: “It’s a lot harder to find time and space against Australia.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Follow that. As a digestif to a truly memorable month, this is not half-bad: a meeting between the upwardly mobile fourth and third best sides in the (...)

15. Rob Kearney (Ireland). Photograph: All photos from Getty Images

IRELAND 15 Rob Kearney Age: 30 Height: 6’1” Weight: 90kg (14st 2lbs) Caps: 71 Points: 67 Aerially excellent, he is going to be tested more severely(...)

Members of the Irish squad, including Garry Ringrose (centre), during training at Carton House in Co Kildare on Thursday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The prize may not be a first win in 111 years but it is huge nonetheless. Tomorrow at the Aviva Stadium this Irish squad can become the first in histo(...)

Australia outhalf Bernard Foley  runs in to score his side’s second try during the international match against  France at Stade de France  in Paris. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

France 23 Australia 25 France missed an injury-time drop goal as stand-in outhalf Bernard Foley inspired Australia to a 25-23 win at the Stade de Fra(...)

Tevita Kuridrani reaches to score Australia’s winning try against Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Reuters/Russell Cheyne

Scotland 22 Australia 23 Scotland skipper Greig Laidlaw was left to lament his side’s lack of luck after suffering another painful late set-back aga(...)

Bernard Foley scores   against Wales in Cardiff: “I hope we are setting the platform for future success.” Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

After their summer whitewash by New Zealand, Wales identified the need to work on the athleticism and dexterity of their tight five. They involved th(...)

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