Craig Evans

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Simon Zebo offloads during Munster’s United Rugby Championship opener against the Cell C Sharks at Thomond Park on Saturday night. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster 42 Cell C Sharks 17 Johann van Graan stalled during the week when quizzed about his future with the province but if he wanted to do his talki(...)

Munster fans with flags at Thomond Park in December 2019. Photograph: Billy Stickland/©Inpho

Munster v Sharks Venue: Thomond Park, Limerick Kick-off: 7.35pm, Saturday, September 25th On TV: Live on RTÉ 2, Premier 1 and URC TV Resilient and re(...)

Louis Rees-Zammit of Wales knocks on  during the Six Nations match against England at the Principality Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Steele/Getty Images

A recent High Court judgment got me thinking. Anyone who sits on that exalted bench has a profound knowledge of the laws of the land, of precedents an(...)

Liam Williams is shown a red card by Craig Evans. Photograph: Andy Watts/Inpho

Liam Williams has been ruled out of Wales’ Six Nations opener after being given a three-game ban for his red card in the Scarlets’ Guinness Pro14 derb(...)

Leinster players celebrate the victory over Glasgow Warriors at  Scotstoun Stadium. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Six months on from defeating Glasgow Warriors in the final of the Pro14 at Celtic Park, Leinster again achieved a successful outcome against the Scott(...)

Ulster scrumhalf  John Cooney scores  one of his two tries during the Guinness Pro 14 game against the Southern Kings  at the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in  Port Elizabeth. Photograph: Richard Huggard/Inpho

Southern Kings 17 Ulster 42 Ulster resoundingly responded to their nine-try humiliation at the Cheetahs by seeing off the Southern Kings in Port Eliz(...)

 Ireland’s Liam Turner is tackled by Edoardo Mastandrea of Italy. Photograph: Giuseppe Fama/Italy

Italy Under-20 14 Ireland U-20 34 Ireland maintained their winning run in this season’s Under-20 Six Nations with a four try, bonus point victory in (...)

Leinster’s Jack Conan scores the opening try in the Guinness Pro 14 semi-final against Munster at the  RDS. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Leinster 16 Munster 15 Proof, were it needed, that there is truly no rivalry in the global game quite like this one. Another titanic, ding-dong battl(...)

Cathal Marsh: missed two penalties inside the opening 10 minutes before finally slotting over his third kick of the night on 25 minutes. Photograph: Inpho

Worcester 15 Leinster A 13 Leinster’s two-year reign as B&I Cup champions is over after they were edged out by Championship leaders Worce(...)

 Ireland’s Steven Fitzgerald bursts past  Lucas Meret to score his Six Nations debut try against  France in Athlone. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Ireland U20 37 France U20 20 Swashbuckling back play, a robust carrying game around the fringes and tremendous character in defence were the pr(...)