Jacob Stockdale

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Leinster’s Caelan Doris goes high to claim a lineout during the comprehensive victory over Dragons at Rodney Parade, Newport. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Leo Cullen made it abundantly clear, after Leinster’s gifted second-string destroyed Bernard Jackman’s Dragons 59-10 at Rodney Parade, that a familiar(...)

Steven Shingler and Liam Belcher of Cardiff Blues and Ulster’s Johnny McPhillips  at the  Kingspan Stadium, Belfast. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ulster 16 Cardiff Blues 12 It took the aftermath of this ugly arm-wrestle before we got some fireworks when Cardiff Blues coach John Mulvihill let ri(...)

 Tempers flair between Ulster and Cardiff Blues players at Kingspan Stadium. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ulster 16 Cardiff Blues 12 John Cooney marked his return from international duty by kicking 11 points in Ulster’s 16-12 Pro14 victory over Cardiff Bl(...)

 Stuart Lancaster and Andy Farrell: Their presence ensures Ireland currently have the services of the three best coaches in this part of the world. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

Clarity is Joe Schmidt’s greatest gift to Irish rugby. From the very beginning at Leinster, the summer of 2010, there was clarity for each and every (...)

  Ireland’s players form a guard of honour for New Zealand at the end of the match. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Warning to offshore Kiwis: return home predicting a New Zealand loss at your peril. Definitely don’t do it on national television. The grief! Before(...)

Tom Prydie of Scarlets scores a try despite the attempts of David Shanahan and Michael Lowry of  Ulster during the Guinness Pro 14 game at  Parc y Scarlets. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

Scarlets 29 Ulster 12 Ulster were overtaken by the Scarlets in Conference B of the Guinness Pro 14 as they suffered a convincing 29-12 defeat in Llan(...)

Tadhg Furlong Jonathan Sexton CJ Stander and Bundee Aki celebrate after Saturday’s result Photograph: Billy Stickland/INPHO

Not the least extraordinary aspect of the revolution under Joe Schmidt’s watch is not so much how the rest of the world views Irish rugby, but more ho(...)

 Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale celebrates scoring their first try with Josh van der Flier in Ireland’s victory over the All Blacks at the Aviva. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

For a moment in the changing room below the West Stand in Aviva Stadium, it could have seemed like he had abandoned all lack of pretension and was tal(...)

Peter O’Mahony claims a lineout. He took the game to New Zealand at every turn during the  historic night at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Peter O’Mahony smiling on national television. What’s rare is wonderful. We can’t hear him because the Fields of Athenry reverberates around the sta(...)

Ireland celebrate victory over New Zealand at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s one mark of how far this Irish rugby team has risen that, during the desperate last moments of their latest win over New Zealand, many home suppo(...)

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