Brian Smith

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Eddie Jones: “The doctor said, ‘If you recover fully you can coach until you’re 70.’ I might keep him to that”. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

“Conflict in any organisation is important, because from conflict you get creativity” – Eddie Jones Only the special ones earn lifelong enemies. Ther(...)

Bundee Aki: will be the focus of special attention  when Ireland take on the All Blacks at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Johnny Sexton is arguably the greatest and definitely the crankiest in Ireland’s celebrated lineage of outhalves. Every so often, the commentators wi(...)

Leinster’s Ross Byrne may well win a first cap during Ireland’s three-Test series in Australia. Photograph: Inpho

Ciarán Fitzgerald, Keith Wood and Brian O’Driscoll have many things in common from a rugby perspective but perhaps the least well known is that they a(...)

Warren Gatland’s side head to Eden Park looking to build some momentum. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Blues v British and Irish Lions Venue: Eden Park Kick-off: Wednesday 7.35pm local time (8.35am BST) On TV: Live on Sky Sports This is a bigger ga(...)

Michael Kiernan attempts a drop goal over Mark Ring during Ireland-Wales Five Nations match at Cardiff Arms Park in 1987. Ireland won 15-11. Photograph: Simon Bruty/Allsport

Meetings between Ireland and Wales are akin to a two-horse race, but at times over the last two or three decades it’s been easier to pick the winner o(...)

Data flow: High-speed broadband is the new necessity for modern living and working. It lets people live where they choose, work from home, run web businesses or use apps to farm more efficiently

Rural Ireland was last in the queue to get electricity in the 20th century. The government’s Rural Electrification Scheme started after the second Wor(...)

Matt Brammeier cycling ahead of Conor Dunne in the 2014 National Cycling Championships. Photograph: Ciaran Fallon

Matt Brammeier came close yesterday to winning the first stage of the Skoda Tour of Luxembourg, going clear early on with five other riders including(...)

Matt Brammeier (right): the  former Irish road race champion has never competed in the Tour de France. Photograph: Inpho

Any possibility Ireland could have a record representation of five riders in this year’s Tour de France has been dashed with confirmation from the MT(...)

Matt Brammeier told The Irish Times he first made contact with MTN Qhubeka m last summer, realising it would be an ideal fit. Photograph: Inpho

Hot on the heels of Wednesday’s announcement that the MTN Qhubeka team will make its Tour de France debut this July, the squad confirmed yesterday th(...)

 London Irish Director of Rugby Brian Smith has left the club on compasisonate grounds and will return to Australia. (Photograph: Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

London Irish have confirmed the rugby director Brian Smith’s departure from the club. He has been granted early release from his contract, which wa(...)

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