Jonah Lomu

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Connacht’s Bundee Aki celebrates as he leaves the field after the  team’s Pro12 final victory over Leinster at Murrayfield. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Unlike Pat Lam and the countless others who blazed a trail from New Zealand to the Northern Hemisphere, Bundee Aki was both relatively young and inexp(...)

Seán O’Brien and Peter O’Mahony could have a big impact against the All Blacks if they are introduced from the bench. Photograph: Marcus Sheridan/Inpho

O Captain! My Captain! – Walt Whitman’s iconic poem about the untimely demise of American president Abraham Lincoln comes to mind. Oh Captain! My Cap(...)

My doctor told me I can’t have protein shakes anymore.  “No whey!”

‘My doctor told me I can’t have protein shakes anymore.” “No whey!” Lame gags aside, something that is no joke is the booming dietary supplement in(...)

The  tribute to Jonah Lomu was shared by hundreds of thousands of fans around the world in the 24 hours after it was published.

A tribute to the former All Black rugby player Jonah Lomu that appeared on the front page of the Irish Examiner the day after his death last November (...)

Stuart McGrane, two-day winner of Wicklow Anglers weekend on Mask

A group from Wicklow Anglers’ Association held their annual outing to Lough Mask last weekend, staying at Máire Lukes in Tourmakeady. It was my first(...)

The vice-chairman of World Rugby, Agustin Pichot. Photograph: Juan Mabromata/AFP/Getty Images

‘The self is seen as a reflexive project, for which the individual is responsible. We are, not what we are, but what we make of ourselves.” When exami(...)

Mils Muliaina pictured in Parma recently after moving from Connacht to Zebre at the beginning of the season.

A season of salvation. The smile has returned to Mils Muliaina’s face, reflecting the space he is in after a season in the Italian sun. Finally l(...)

A concussed Mike McCarthy receives medical attention at the Stade de France after suffering a clash of heads with team-mate Jack McGrath during Ireland’s Six Nations match against France. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Tough guys get scared. Hayden Triggs broke ranks when saying as much last Monday. The players are freaked by what they are doing to each other in tra(...)

Past and present New Zealand players, including Tana Umaga, perform the haka at a public memorial service for Jonah Lomu. Photograph: Getty

A public memorial service to remember New Zealand rugby great Jonah Lomu took place at Eden Park stadium in Auckland on Monday. World Rugb(...)

Jonah Lomu is likely to have died from a blood clot formed during a long-haul flight, says former All Blacks doctor John Mayhew. Photograph: PA

Jonah Lomu is likely to have died from a blood clot which formed during a long-haul flight from Dubai to New Zealand, one of his medics has admitted. (...)

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