Johan Meyer

9 results

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale is tackled by Giulio Bisegni of Italy at Solider Field, Chicago.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A 100 per cent record in Soldier Field – not bad when it was the world number one team New Zealand and a Six Nations team. There are big winners, Ital(...)

Jordan Larmour scores Ireland’s  fourth try during the match against Italy in Chicago. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 54 Italy 7 Italian job done yet again. It may have taken a while but as so often happens in modern rugby the superior team reaps its rewards (...)

Italy’s centre Michele Campagnaro will captain the side against Ireland at Soldier Field in Chicago. Photo: Martin Bureau/Getty Images

15 Luca Sperandio Club: Benetton Age: 22 Height: 6’2” Weight: 93kg (14st 9lbs) Caps: 2 A wing by inclination, he possesses the speed and agility(...)

Ian McKinley is in line to play for Italy against Ireland at Soldier Field in Chicago after being named on the replacements bench. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Former Leinster player Ian McKinley is in line to play against Ireland for Italy after he was named on the bench for Saturday week’s match at Soldier (...)

Eduardo Bello tackles James Cannon of Connacht. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Zebre 24 Connacht 10 Connacht Rugby’s season is in danger of unravelling after two losses on the bounce in games Kieran Keane would have expected to(...)

Zebre’s Marcello Violi tackles Tom Farrell during the match in Parma. Photograph: Matteo Ciambelli/Inpho

Zebre 24 Connacht 10 Zebre closed the gap on opponents Connacht with a 24-10 victory in their Conference A Guinness Pro14 clash in Parma. Two penal(...)

Rob Herring returns to captain Ulster against Zebre. Photograph: Inpho

Rory Scholes starts on the right wing for Ulster against Zebre on Friday night, just two days after it was announced he is leaving the province for Ed(...)

Connacht winger  Niyi Adeolokun stretches over the line to score one of his two tries in the Guinness Pro 12 game against Zebre at  Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi. Photograph: Francesca Soli/Inpho

Zebre 34 Connacht 51 Connacht’s Pro12 roadshow continued in Italy with a six-try bonus-point win over Zebre to regain top spot in the table and maint(...)

Munster’s Ian Keatley is tackled by Kelly Haimona of Zebre during the Guinness Pro 12  in  Parma. Photograph:  Francesca Soli/Inpho

Zebre 12 Munster 16 If this season is ever to be recalled by Munster historians any self-respecting recounting might be inclined to gloss over the 80(...)