Jerry Flannery

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Munster head coach Johann van Graan has extended his deal with the province. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster head coach Johann van Graan has extended his contract for a further two years, and will remain with the province until June 2022. Leaving hi(...)

Rory Best: played in all 51 of Ireland’s matches in the Six Nations from February 4th, 2007 until the second game of the 2017 tournament.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Saturday’s game against Wales, the final match of the 2019 Six Nations Championship, is likely to be Rory Best’s swansong in terms of the tournament i(...)

Maximum Media founder Niall McGarry at the company’s office in Fumbally Lane in Dublin.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When online publisher Joe released a mash-up in the UK this month of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg as Pulp singer Jarvis Cocker, the internet almost (...)

Ireland’s Andrew Porter, Jonathan Sexton, Tadhg Furlong and James Ryan celebrate victory over the All Blacks in 2018. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“It just wouldn’t happen today,” Willie John McBride says on a rainy morning at home in Ballyclare as he explains the vast differences between the gle(...)

Munster have a lot to improve on to reach perfection, says coach Johann van Graan. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Perfection is the standard. That’s what the IRFU place lightly upon Johann van Graan’s young shoulders. Blame Joe Schmidt and Rassie Erasmus for the (...)

Maximum Media founder and major shareholder Niall McGarry.

Maximum Media, the company behind the digital brands JOE, Her, HerFamily and SportsJOE, made a profit of €776,000 in the year 2017, accounts filed to (...)

Tomos Williams of Cardiff Blues scoring a try against Munster at Arms Park, Cardiff.  Photograph: Billy  Stickland/Inpho

If his first half season at the helm, which culminated in two away semi-final defeats, taught Johann van Graan anything it was, he said at the outset (...)

Munster’s Alby Mathewson: he will make his debut as a short-term cover for the sidelined Conor Murray. Photograph: Getty Images

Munster v Ulster, Thomond Park, Saturday, 7.35pm (Live on Eir Sport) It’s still September. The season is still in its teething stages. There are anot(...)

Conor Murray at  a Munster training session in Limerick on September 17th. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Conor Murray is on course to become the highest paid player in Irish rugby history. That would mean an annual salary of around €800,000 when the natio(...)

Munster scrumhalf Conor Murray’s last match was against Australia on June 23rd, almost exactly three months ago. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The lack of disclosure about the nature of injuries to Irish rugby players will become more prevalent in a new era of athletes taking ownership of the(...)

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