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Roy Bradford: He made his speech in, of all places, the Knights of Columbanus headquarters in Ely Place in Dublin

It seems that the Border will always be a topic of conversation on this island. In recent years, because of Brexit, we’ve talked about hard borders a(...)

Tom Daly at Connacht Rugby squad training in the  Sportsground, Galway on June 1st. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The route may have been circuitous by comparison with a more conventional rugby pathway, but Tom Daly certainly won’t grumble as he stands on the thre(...)

Johnny Sexton could play in Leinster’s final game of the season against the Dragons at the RDS on Friday night. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jamison Gibson-Park, Johnny Sexton and Harry Byrne could all come into Leo Cullen’s selection planning this week for Leinster’s 26th and final game of(...)

Will Connors has undergone  knee surgery and will not return to action until next season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Will Connors will miss Ireland’s summer Tests at home to Japan and Canada in July as well as the remainder of Leinster’s Rainbow Cup campaign after un(...)

Johnny Sexton leaves the field during the Guinness Pro 14 Final against Munster at the  RDS. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster will prepare for Friday evening’s Heineken Champions Cup last 16 clash against Toulon at the RDS without both Johnny Sexton and Ross Byrne. (...)

Dan Leavy has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after an operation on knee cartilage. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The news that Dan Leavy’s season is over less than four months into his comeback is a desperately disappointing blow for the man himself, as well as f(...)

This is an exciting time for Irish music. the dreary male with Guitar is being replaced and a wave of multicultural and multifaceted (...)

Leinster’s James Ryan and Dan Leavy with skills coach Hugh Hogan during a recent training session. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster and Ireland secondrow James Ryan is expected to be available for selection for the Pro14 final on Saturday at the Aviva Stadium. Ryan has no(...)

Fergus McFadden has suffered a calf injury that could rule him out for up to six weeks. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Ireland international Fergus McFadden may struggle to again play for his club side Leinster following Monday’s announcement of a calf injury which wil(...)

Despite a detailed analysis of IRFU figures by BDO chartered accountants, on behalf of Rugby Players Ireland, the union retains their position of seek(...)

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