Eoin Reddan

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Joe Schmidt: “The one thing I want to do no matter what happens in the future is to leave Irish rugby in as good a shape as possible.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Joe Schmidt yesterday said categorically that no deal has been done to take him back to New Zealand at the end of next season and that he has still to(...)

Ireland Rugby Tour to South Africa 2016Training at Cape Stadium in Capetown 6/6/2016Quinn Roux during trainingMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

As expected Joe Schmidt has dipped into his squad for Saturday’s second test here in Johnessburg. In an interesting and exciting selection, all told (...)

Connacht  coach Pat Lam and centre Bundee Aki celebrate with the Pro12 trophy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I heard it described that Connacht took their chances. Not so. Connacht created their chances, which is the fundamental difference between what they a(...)

Connacht Tom McCartney and Bundee Aki at squad training. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Lest we forget Leinster’s perennial challenge was how to win. At times this season, they have forgotten those ways, but not so in the RDS last Saturda(...)

Ulster’s Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding: likely to be included in the 32-man Irish squad for tour of South Africa. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Ulster pair of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, neither of whom featured in any of the matches in the Six Nations, are likely to be included in a (...)

  Pat Lam: “You’ve got a pretty good attacking team versus a quality defensive team. I said it before the last time we played them. The weather forecast is great, but the biggest thing is around making sure that you make the most of the day. You can’t come off with regrets.”

On the eve of the first final in the province’s 131 year history, Pat Lam has declared no fresh injury concerns arising out of their semi-final win ov(...)

Leo Cullen’s first season as Leinster coach can end with silverware and therefore be deemed a qualified success. After European defeats to Toulon las(...)

Rob Kearney has been ruled out of Leinster’s Pro 12 semi-final clash with Ulster. Photograph: Inpho

Leo Cullen has made one enforced change to Leinster’s starting line-up for Friday night’s Guinness Pro12 semi-final against Ulster in front of a 19(...)

Jamison Gibson-Park in action for the New Zealand Maori All Blacks against Team Canada in 2013. Photograph: Claus Andersen/Getty Images

Leinster Rugby have confirmed that scrumhalf Jamison Gibson-Park has been signed from the Hurricanes and will arrive in Dublin in time for pre-season (...)

Connacht’s Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki: among nine players Pat Lam has brought back in to the side for the crucial meeting with Gregor Townsend’s in-form Glasgow at the sold-out Sportsground. Photograph: James crombie/Inpho.

And so it has all gone down to the wire. They might not quite have everything to play for, but each of the Irish provinces has something on the line i(...)

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