Eoin Reddan

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Louis Picamoles and Johnny Sexton wil meet again when Leinster take on Nortahmpton in Pool 4 of the Champions Cup. Photograph:   Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images)

There is no obvious ‘Pool of Death’, but the four Irish provinces face a tall order to qualify It is four years since Leinster won the then Heineke(...)

Eoin Reddan in action against  South Africa in his final appearance for Ireland during the third Test at  Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

As Joe Schmidt noted, you don’t always get the fairytale ending. That’s sport. That’s life. Well, unless you’re Brian O’Driscoll, Dan Carter or Richi(...)

Ireland fullback Tiernan O’Halloran gets upended by Willie le Roux of South Africa during the Test match at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: EPA.

South Africa 19 Ireland 13 There have been few more courageous Irish performances in a season-ending tour to one of the Southern Hemisphere big gun(...)

Joe Schmidt “It’s not my really decision to be honest. I’ve got a young fella struggling at the moment,” he said, in reference to his unwell son Luke.  Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Heaven knows the whirlwind of emotions which were going through Joe Schmidt’s mind in the aftermath of this third Test and second one that got away. (...)

Ireland secondrow Iain Henderson  drives forward during the third  Test against  South Africa  at Nelson Mandela Bay stadium  in Port Elizabeth. Photograph: Michael Sheehan/AFP/Getty Images

It’s said you learn more from your defeats than your wins, in which case Ireland can turn to the future with optimism as well as regrets after twice l(...)

Eoin Reddan in Port Elizabeth during Ireland’s tour of South Africa. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The list of achievements along with his durability and longevity over a 15-year professional career says much about both the finely honed skills and r(...)

Ireland Head Coach Joe Schmidt speaks to the media ahead of Ireland’s third test match with South Africa in Port Elizabeth. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ahead of Ireland’s third test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth, Joe Schmidt paid tribute to Eoin Reddan, following confirmation earlier in the (...)

Ireland’s Jared Payne will be replaced by Jared Payne on Saturday. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Joe Schmidt has confirmed that Jared Payne has been ruled out of Saturday’s third Test, series decider against the Springboks at the Nelson Mandela B(...)

Eoin Reddan has announced his retirement. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland’s Eoin Reddan has made the decision to retire and move away from professional rugby entirely. The Connacht, Munster, Wasps and Leinster scrumh(...)

Joe Schmidt has defended how Ireland used their replacements in their second Test defeat to South Africa. Photograph: Inpho

Admitting that the Irish squad were “a tired group” following their draining efforts of the last two Saturdays, and the second Test in Johannesburg es(...)

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