Jacob Stockdale

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Kieran Treadwell and Jack O’Donoghue get to grips with each other during Ulster’s win over Munster. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster 15 Munster 10 Ulster took their conference wins to 10 in succession with a dug out five-point win in Belfast. Playing in temperatures of three(...)

 Toulouse scrumhalf Antoine Dupont races through the Ulster defence to score a try during the Heineken Champions Cup Pool B game  at Kingspan stadium in Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Ulster 22 Toulouse 29 Toulouse brought an end to Ulster’s 25-match winning streak at the Kingspan stadium spanning over two years with a four try, bo(...)

Centre Yoram Moefana, who played in the Autumn Nations Cup final against England, was a member of the French under-20s earlier this year. Photograph:  Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images

The admiring tone that greeted the performance of a young French side beaten in extra-time in the Autumn Nations Cup final at Twickenham by Six Nation(...)

Louis Carbonel, the fourth or fifth choice of around half a dozen French outhalves, landed two penalties against England. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

So the best was kept until last after all. In the Brexit week that’s in it, we probably should have guessed that the England-France Autumn Nations Cup(...)

Ireland’s Caelan Doris is tackled by Scotland’s Jaco Van Der Walt during the Autumn Nations Cup third-place playoff against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Brian Lawless/Getty/AFP

15 Jacob Stockdale Not yet reliable under high balls (at least he is better than the wobbly Stuart Hogg). Needs to show something special for Ulster (...)

Keith Earls celebrates after scoring Ireland’s opening try in the Autumn Nations Cup third-place playoff against Scotland at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 31 Scotland 16 They were right after all. The Irish camp had maintained that with more of a clinical edge there was a performance like this i(...)

IRFU performance director David Nucifora said ‘it’s just about the business being responsible’. File photograph: Inpho

The IRFU’s refusal to enter negotiations despite 50 per cent of their professional players being out of contract next July has led to agents offering (...)

Johnny Sexton and Bundee Aki are among the frontline Ireland players set to return to starting XV for Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup playoff against Scotland at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Last Sunday’s game against Georgia afforded Andy Farrell and the Irish coaching staff the opportunity to delve deeply into their squad, thus bringing (...)

Ireland v Georgia: The scrums were shambolic and referee Mathieu Raynal penalised incessantly, without ever changing player behaviour.  Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

The Aviva Stadium saw a poor, grim performance by Ireland, way, way below their international Tier One status. Very hard to watch. Georgia can be more(...)

Ireland vs Georgia: Ireland’s Billy Burns celebrates with Hugo Keenan  after scoring a try. Photograph: Inpho

As the mist descended on a worryingly blunt Irish display one of the few bright sparks to emerge from the gloom was the performance of Billy Burns in (...)

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