Derek Mcgrath

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Aidan Fogarty in action for Kilkenny during their NHL  final victory over Tipperary last May. Neither of the  finalists made much of an impact on the championship later in the year, again raising the question of just how important is the league. Photograph: Inpho.

It’s Valentine’s Day when love is supposed to permeate the air. However I don’t think there’ll be too much love, flowers, chocolates, greeting (...)

University of Limerick 1-11 Waterford 0-10Brian Lohan’s University of Limerick eliminated Waterford from the Waterford Crystal Cup for the second succ(...)

 John Mullane, Waterford, in action against Clare’s Pat Donnellan during the GAA GPA All-Stars game in Shanghai. Photo:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

2012 All Stars 10-4 2013 All Stars 6-13The end of term feeling was in evidence on Saturday at Shanghai rugby club in Pudong. As is traditional to All (...)

It’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: Kieran McGeeney is leaving Kildare and returning to his native county Armagh. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So it’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: on the same night Jason Ryan went before the Kildare county board to be ratified as thei(...)

Despite admitting the future of the ERC’s flagship tournaments has never been so imperilled, chief executive Derek McGrath maintains the rewards for resolving the current logjam have also never been greater. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The dark clouds gathered on a grim and wet day in Dublin which, seemed apt for ERC’s Irish launch of this season’s Heineken and Amlin Cups in Sky’s Du(...)

Leinster’s Leo Cullen, Munster’s Peter O’Mahony, Connacht’s Michael Swift and Ulster’s Johann Muller at today’s Heineken Cup launch in Dublin. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

As the European Rugby Cup (ERC) officially launched the Heineken Cup in Dublin earlier today, chief executive Derek McGrath reiterated that there is s(...)

An ERC graphic at the Welsh and English Heineken & Amlin Cup launch in Cardiff. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inphjo

Despite repeated assertions from English and French clubs that their Premiership Rugby and Ligue Nationale de Rugby representatives will not be atten(...)

ERC chief executive Derek McGrath during a press briefing for  the English and Welsh Heineken Cup launch at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Derek McGrath has insisted that “the door is still open” regarding negotiations over the future of European rugby’s prestige club competition the Hein(...)

The Heineken Cup trophy. Photograph: Getty Images

ERC has issued invitations to all signatories to the current European club rugby accord to attend a meeting in Dublin on Wednesday October 23rd in a (...)

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