Jim Yuille

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Fullback  Jared Payne scores Ireland’s first try during the first Test against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town. Photograph:   Billy Stickland/Inpho

South Africa 20 Ireland 26 As a one-off win, perhaps Ireland’s biggest of all time, but assuredly of the professional era and in modern memory. Not o(...)

 Ireland’s Dominic Ryan tackled by Simon Maisuradze and Zurab Zhvania of Georgia. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has absolved referee JP Doyle of any error following an alleged stamp on Dominic Ryan by Georgia’s Viktor Kolelishvili. The (...)

Referee Luke Pearce kept control of the decision and did his job correctly in sending off Tom Court against Leinster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The next challenge for the Pro 12 is to eradicate the sloppy officiating that has become all too evident in recent months. Referees are not the proble(...)