Eddie O Sullivan

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Patrick ‘Rala’ O’Reilly:   will undertake a fourth tour with the  Lions this summer to South Africa at the tender age of 73.  He has served Terenure, Leinster, Ireland and the Lions  with distinction. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Gemma Crowley Role: Team Operations Manager The Cork native has upgraded her role as a Team Services executive on the Lions tour to New Zealand in(...)

Many of the methods used to develop boys and men are ineffective with girls and women. Why? Because they ask why. Photograph: Inpho

Asking why? There are good reasons why Munster have failed to win a European title since 2008. Just like clear reasoning exists to explain why France(...)

Ireland’s Brittany Hogan dejected after their 56-15 loss to France in the Six Nations round three game at Energia Park in Dublin  on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They’re hardy folk, those Aussie Rules people. Take Brisbane’s Jess Wuetschner. It was during Saturday’s Grand Final, brought to us by TG4, that comme(...)

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has been part of the negotiation process with the seven players whose IRFU central contracts expired this summer. File photograph: PA

Different time, different head coach, wildly contrasting results. For numerous reasons. Beating Scotland and England would fatten up statistics that (...)

James Ryan leaves the field to take a HIA during the Six Nations game against Wales in Cardiff. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The issue of head injuries has been a dominant theme of the 2021 Six Nations. Ireland alone have seen Peter O’Mahony red carded for a high tackle, had(...)

Robbie Henshaw making his Ireland debut against the USA at the  BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas in June 2013. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

This summer the Ireland rugby team is scheduled to tour the Pacific Islands taking in Test matches against Tonga and Fiji. As things stand those inter(...)

Taulupe Faletau is one of the Welsh players playing with an English club. File photograph: Getty Images

Home based For once there may be uniform agreement that the IRFU’s policy of selecting only players based in Ireland for international duty is actual(...)

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell speaks to his players at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Lineout and maul Once an almost guaranteed source of possession and launch plays, and even – if not directly – of tries, Ireland’s lineout and catch(...)

Brendan Gleeson speaking at the GAA Bloody Sunday Commemoration at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Ah here, as Joanne Cantwell put it, “what a weekend”, among the highlights Tipperary winning the Munster football title for the first time in 85 years(...)

Cian Healy celebrates Quinn Roux’s try against Wales. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It could have been called ‘The Six Nations-Plus-Georgia-And-Fiji Cup’, but that wouldn’t have had a ring about it, so the Autumn Nations Cup it is. An(...)

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