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Johnny Watterson: won with in-depth feature on the world champion boxer. Photograph: Frank Miller

Johnny Watterson of The Irish Times is the Investec 20x20 Media Awards winner for March. Johnny’s winning article published in print and online in the(...)

Leinster’s Jordan Larmour in action against Wasps at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England, in January. Photograph: ©INPHO/Gary Carr

For a player who because of inexperience could appear vulnerable or open to self-doubt, Jordan Larmour says he’s breezing nicely into the heaving brea(...)

Fergus McFadden: “There are four friendlies before the start of the World Cup. That is time for Joe to try new guys.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It has been a painfully slow winter for Fergus McFadden, short days longer than they should have been. In October Leinster coach Felipe Contepomi con(...)

Stuart Lancaster says the pickle in which the Irish rugby team now finds itself may be traced back to the Red Rose rout of Ireland in Dublin. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Blame England. Former English coach Stuart Lancaster might have caught the mood of the weekend better than many of his Leinster players. The pickle in(...)

Wales’ wing Josh Adams  celebrates scoring against England. Wales will now take some stopping on their Grand Slam run. Photograph: Getty Images

Momentum, momentum, momentum. As Ireland search for it, Wales have it, yet the margins are tiny. On opening night Wales were in almost as tricky a spo(...)

Ireland’s Tadhg Furlong with David Denton and Pete Horne of Scotland during last year’s Six Nations clash at the Aviva Stadium. Ireland won 28-8. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

One of the issues that spooked Irish players this week was questions about the Rugby World Cup (RWC) later this year. Sensitivities sharpened after de(...)

 Ireland may win the Six Nations but back-to-back Grand Slams are unlikely.

Gerry Thornley Who will win/will there be a Grand Slam? Ireland are the most efficient and dependable machine, although whether this biennial schedu(...)

Simon Zebo during Racing 92’s Heineken Champions Cup clash against Ulster at  Kingspan Stadium, Belfast.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Simon Zebo says the racist epithet hurled at him from the crowd when his French club Racing 92 played Ulster a few weeks ago in Belfast has been part (...)

 Gloucester head coach  Johan Ackermann with  Munster coach Johann van Graan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Take away the needle and there’s an old boys’ reunion aspect to this Gloucester-Munster renewal. Former Ireland outhalf David Humphreys is the direct(...)

Jordan Larmour in action for Leinster against Bath. “Growing up, all I wanted to do was play for Ireland and Leinster. I still have a good bit to learn.” Photograph:  Artur Widak/PA

It’s no surprise Jordan Larmour lives his career in bite-sized chunks. Like an acquired skill, it is a kind of locked in syndrome, of never, ever be(...)

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