Jamie Roberts

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Ashton Hewitt tackles Rob Lyttle during Ulster’s win over the Dragons. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Ulster 40 Dragons 17 It hardly mattered too much that the second half was a very scrappy affair as Ulster’s 35-3 lead from the first 40 minutes ensur(...)

Tommy Bowe: has become a familiar figure on our television screens having embraced a media career   following his rugby career. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tommy Bowe is on the road. Work, a weary daily beat of Belfast, Dublin, Dublin, Belfast. “Tired but I’m good. It’s all go,” he says, unbroken by the (...)

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose scores the first try of the Guinness Pro 14 game against the Dragons at the  RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster 35 Dragons 5 At a ghostly RDS Leinster set about exorcising a few demons when beginning their attempt at a fourth Guinness Pro 14 title in a(...)

Leinster’s Rob Kearney and Fergus McFadden lift the Guinness Pro 14 trophy after the victory over Ulster in the final at the Aviva Stadium in September. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The reaction to the probability of the four South African Super Rugby franchises joining an expanded Pro 16 has been mixed. By and large, the response(...)

Hugo Keenan has been named at fullback in Leinster’s side to take on the Dragons at the RDS on Friday night. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Pro14: Leinster v Dragons, RDS, Friday, 8.15pm – Live on Eir Sport Leo Cullen’s decision to switch Hugo Keenan to fullback with Jordan Larmour moving(...)

Stuart Lancaster would welcome the addition of further South African franchises to the Pro14. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Stuart Lancaster knows a thing or two about England and Saracens, and amid the ongoing hangover brought about by Leinster’s Champions Cup quarter-fina(...)

Wales’ scrumhalf  Mike Phillips celebrates as a dejected Paul O’Connell, Mike Ross and Cian Healy of Ireland look on at the final whistle of the 2011 Rugby World Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Eventually you make a pact with yourself. Enough of these dazed walks up Jones’ Road as the light declines. Sam Maguire winters in Kerry or Ulster. I(...)

Eddie Jones didn’t hold back when asked about the All Blacks’ production line. Photograph: Getty Images

Eddie returns to NZ TV Our funniest jokes tend to be the harshest because they illuminate uncomfortable truths. The coronavirus, which apparently di(...)

Claire Molloy in action for Ireland during the  2018 Six Nations match against Wales at Donnybrook. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Early morning her shift ends and she comes from the florescent into actual light, still expecting to hear rush-hour noise or see the commuter army mar(...)

The Leinster Schools Cup finals have been postponed due to coronavirus. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Getty

Keeping up with the petitions It is difficult to keep up with the petitions. First came the petition that demanded the Leinster Schools Cup finals to(...)

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