Jamie Cudmore

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Referee Alain Roland issues a red card  to Wales’s Sam Warburton for an alleged spear tackle in the semi-final of the 2011 World Cup in New Zealand.

World Rugby has claimed this week’s introduction of two new categories of dangerous tackling offences, sanctioning reckless and accidental head contac(...)

Scarlets winger DTH Van Der Merwe returns to the Canada side for Saturday’s Test against Ireland. Photograph:   Simon King/Inpho/CameraSport

Despite the absence of Jamie Cudmore and Tyler Ardron among others, Mark Anscombe has named a fairly experienced Canadian team to face Ireland. Aaron (...)

EPCR director general Vincent Gaillard at the launch of the  European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup  at Dublin Convention Centre. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Vincent Gaillard, director general of the European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), hopes to introduce independent doctors pitchside, armed with video (...)

Jamie Cudmore  of Clermont leaves the field early in the first half of the 2015 Champions Cup final due to concussion. Photo: Stu Forster/Getty Images

The fifth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport will be held in Berlin at the end of this month and it is clear that rugby will be(...)

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(...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt wants his team to build on their first test win in Cape Town. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Yesterday the Irish and South African squads moved en bloc from their hotels near the Cape Town waterfront to their bases in the Sandton suburb of cl(...)

Ireland outhalf Paddy Jackson makes a break during the first Test against South Africa at  Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Irish and South African squads moved en bloc from their adjacent hotels near the sunny Cape Town waterfront to their bases in the Sandton suburb o(...)

Paul O’Connell celebrates scoring a try against Wales in 2002. Photograph: Inpho

Alas and alack, there will be no Indian Summer on the Côte d’Azur. Regrets, he’ll have a few, right until the anti-climactic end and that is indeed a (...)

France’s flanker and captain Thierry Dusautoir catches the ball in a line out against Canada’s lock Jamie Cudmore. Photograph: Getty Images

Canada were a joy to watch on Thursday night - they brought belief, resilience, skill and pure passion to their encounter against France. They also br(...)

Acting Italy captain Leonardo Ghiraldini believes it will be tough to beat Canada. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images.

Italy v Canada, Elland Rd, Saturday, 2.30 (TV3, ITV) The most pertinent aspect of the build-up to this match from an Irish perspective is that (...)

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