Conor Murray

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Both the 2020-21 Pro14 and European club competitions will be trimmed to accommodate these abnormal Covid-19 circumstances. File photograph: Inpho

Back at the outset of the 2016-17 season, the last one which culminated in a Lions tour, before the December rounds of the Heineken Champions Cup, Joh(...)

Looking back on that one match I played with a mohawk I’m not quite sure what I was thinking. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Despite the graded easing of restrictions, as things stand hairdressers and barbers won’t be allowed to open again until July 20th. That’s another 11 (...)

 Ireland’s Conor Murray in action against Scotland in the Six Nations Championship in February. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Conor Murray has just been speaking on FaceTime for the best part of an hour from his attic, or his “lair” as he calls it. There’s a big screen at one(...)

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(...)

Munster’s Andrew Conway in action against Saracens during the Heineken Champions Cup semi-final at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry in April 2019. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Week three of training in isolation and talking to some of the other lads the novelty of having a wattbike and dumbbells at home is beginning to wear (...)

Andy Lee: the former WBO middleweight champion. ‘I asked him how retirement was going but for some reason I was too awkward to tell him how much I loved his book.’ Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Even when it comes to training we need that competitive edge. I’ve been tipping away on my own but Conor Murray has a Wattbike as well, as does Rory S(...)

Leinster will be the province to be hit the hardest should the run in to the season be hit by games  held behind closed doors or not at all. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The decision by the LNR (Ligue Nationale de Rugby) to postpone all Top 14 and Pro D2 matches until April 30th effectively means the Heineken Champions(...)

England’s Maro Itoje  scuffles with Ireland’s James Ryan and CJ Stander. Itoje was everywhere, his hands all over the fixture and he wasn’t alone. What a quality athlete and rugby player England have in their No 4 jersey.  Photograph: David Davies/PA

From the start, England laid their cards on the table. Electing for a split kick-off, with number eight Tom Curry sitting in behind George Ford, the o(...)

Tom Curry of England makes a typical break during the victory over Ireland at Twickenham. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images)

On one of those excruciating Twickenham days, beneath it all was Tom Curry and Sam Underhill, the ghost and the darkness of English rugby. Remember A(...)

 Keith Earls after  scoring his try against England in 2010. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

Ireland have travelled to Twickenham in the middle round of the Six Nations on three previous occasions and, in their own way, they have been landmark(...)

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