Frank Murphy

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Frank Murphy awarded 15 penalites against Leinster in their defeat to Ulster. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Getty

This time, then, it was Leinster’s turn. Although they’ve generally not needed them, this “good kick in the arse” as Leo Cullen described it was a rem(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan running the Collegiate Mile for Villanova at the Vitalis Invitational Meet at East Rutherford in New Jersey. Photograph: George Tiedemann/Getty

Villanova station as I remember it was a small rickety building, where on arrival you had to walk down steps to go under the train tracks and out the (...)

Andrew Porter suffered a toe injury in the Rainbow Cup game away to Glasgow last Friday. File photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The vagaries of Leo Cullen’s juggling act in the Rainbow Cup – giving game time to his quartet of Lions, as well as both those on standby and in the f(...)

Leinster’s Rory O’Loughlin is tackled by  Fraser Brown and Rory Darge of the Glasgow Warriors during the Guinness Pro 14 Rainbow Cup game at  Scotstoun. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Glasgow Warriors 15 Leinster 12 Leinster’s interest in the Guinness Pro 14 Rainbow Cup, which like many of their supporters was probably fairly negli(...)

Ray Kennedy pictured leaving the Criminal Courts of Justice on Parkgate Street in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who was previously acquitted by direction of IRA membership has been found guilty by the Special Criminal Court of disrupting the garda investig(...)

Chris Busby awards Ospreys a penalty during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Leinster at the RDS. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

We all know that a week is a long time in politics. Well, it seems it can be a very short time in rugby. Extraordinary events in Exeter, an epic enco(...)

Could Johnny Sexton soon be trying to land a 50 - 22 kick? Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

While we are all immersed in the Six Nations, there’s something afoot Down Under. In what are termed efforts to make the game more spectacular and qui(...)

Referee  Pascal Gaüzère gestures during the Six Nations game between Wales and England at the Principlality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Despite my impassioned plea to the sports editor for a two-page spread to discuss the goings-on last Saturday, no dice. Let’s go to Cardiff. The mat(...)

The British and Irish Lions are considering an offer by Australia to host the summer series against South Africa. File photograph: Getty images

Lions v Boks rescued Down Under On the premise that people get the politicians they deserve, the island of Ireland is carrying very bad karma into th(...)

Rhys Webb dives to score a try during the Ospreys’ win over Connacht. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 20 Ospreys 26 Connacht’s woeful home record continued in the Galway Sportsground after failing to account for visitors Ospreys who grabbed a(...)

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