Joe Tekori

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Matthew Vaea passes the ball during Western Samoa’s win over Wales at the 1991 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Simon Bruty/Allsport

Samoa Who are they The news that Toulouse’s Joe Tekori has retired from international rugby to remain with the French club in a bid to presumab(...)

Few in the Ireland camp would have felt lower than Seán Cronin after the Six Nations. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As befits a decidedly mixed bag of a Six Nations, so it was that many of the Irish players came off that tournament in highly contrasting states. Some(...)

 Leinster’s Dave Kearney scores a try in the corner. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Leinster 29 Toulouse 13 The two four-time winners had both seen this as something of a litmus test and, unsurprisingly, the champions confirmed the s(...)

 Ben Morgan: Munster will have to restrain the impact of  Gloucester’s primary ball carrier  at Kingsholm. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

There are some familiar names in terms of the headline performers statistically in this season’s Heineken Champions Cup ahead of the weekend’s round f(...)

Ulster’s Will Addison scoring their third try against Scarlets at Parc y Scarlets, Wales. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Half way there in the pool stages, and for all four Irish provinces halfway towards completing back-to-back wins that could go a long way toward prope(...)

Ireland’s Bundee Aki will lead the Barbarians against England at Twickenham. Head coach Pat Lam has handed the captaincy to the Connacht centre who “e(...)

Toulouse players celebrate as referee Wayne Barnes blows the full-time whistle in the Champions Cup game against Connacht at Stade Ernest-Wallon. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Toulouse 19 Connacht 10 Brave, as ever, but no cigar. Regrets, Connacht will have many, after coming within a drop goal or penalty of reaching the qu(...)

Connacht’s Bundee Aki touches down for the game-winning try in the Champions Cup match against Toulouse at The Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Connacht 23 Toulouse 21 Another black-magic night for Connacht rugby. On one of the great nights for the West of Ireland club, they executed a sublim(...)

Ulster director of rugby Les Kiss: aware of the formidable record Toulouse hold at Stade Ernest Wallon. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Toulouse v Ulster, Stade Ernest Wallon, Sunday, December 20th, 2015, 1pm, Sky Sports 3 You have to believe that Italian hooker Leonardo Ghiraldini (...)

 Samoa’s Viliamu Afatia is tackled by South Africa’s Lodewyk De Jager and Frans Malherbe during the Rugby World Cup  Pool B match at  Villa Park in Birmingham. Photograph:  David Jonjes/EPA

Laager – definition: an encampment formed by a circle of wagons; an entrenched position or viewpoint that is defended against opponents. “I see you ar(...)

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