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Rory Best regathers after blocking down Dan Biggar’s kick in the lead-up to Cian Healy’s try against Wales. Just one example of the Ulster hooker’s skill, ambition and selflessness.

According to author and business consultant Jim Collins, greatness is not a function of circumstance; greatness is largely a matter of consciou(...)

Simon Zebo:The Munster and Ireland wing was possibly one of the  unluckiest of all players not be selected. Photograph: Getty Images

This squad ticks plenty of boxes. It’s a nice blend of experience and relative youth, with an emphasis on the latter given many of the first-ti(...)

Wales flanker Sam Warburton will lead the Lions Down Under. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Nine Irish will join Wales flanker and Lions captain Sam Warburton for this summer’s tour of Hong Kong and Australia. Ten English have been sel(...)

Clermont Auvergne’s Napolioni Nalaga scores his side’s try during the Heineken Cup semi-final at Stade de la Mosson in  Montpellier. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Clermont 16 Munster 10: In many, many ways this was a better Munster performance than their epic quarter-final win against Harlequins. The Stade de(...)

Two inspirational figures, Ronan O’Gara and Paul O’Connell, discuss tactics during yesterday’s captain’s run in Montpellier. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Whatever way you look at it, Clermont have been the standout team in Europe this season. They are the Cup’s only unbeaten side and whether individu(...)

Munster head coach Rob Penney. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster have made a virtue of throwing in off-colour performances the week before returning to the Heineken Cup but conceding their heaviest def(...)

Ireland’s Brian O'Driscoll sits on the sideline after being sin-binned in the first half of the game against Italy   at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland succumbed to a first defeat to Italy in the Six Nations after an indisciplined afternoon at the Stadio Olimpico when the injury jinx th(...)

Jonathan Sexton in action during Ireland training at Carton House. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

More than a little battered and careworn, and with a dozen or so full internationals sidelined, Ireland unveil their final sel(...)

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare 11/3/2013Team manager Mick KearneyMandatory Credit �INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

The list of 27 Irish players, injured or suspended, over the Six Nations campaign yesterday prompted Ireland manager Mick Kearney to bor(...)

As stated here many times; when you lose you can deserve praise andwhen you win you can deserve criticism but when you draw it can be most confusin(...)

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