Jordi Murphy

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Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale scores a try despite Damian McKenzie and Aaron Smith of New Zealand during the Guinness November Series win over the All Blacks. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The season just gone lingers into the next campaign, and particularly the World Cup, with barely a pause for breath, especially for the players and ba(...)

Leinster’s Seán O’Brien in action against Toulouse during the  Heineken Champions Cup semi-final  at the Aviva Stadium. An O’Brien tide lifted all boats. The best captain Ireland never had? Photograph: Inpho

Another one bites the dust, and, allowing for ongoing Sevens and under-20s commitments, this applies to both another domestic rugby season and, sadly,(...)

Munster’s Mike Haley is tackled by Rhys Ruddock of Leinster in last Saturday’s Guinness Pro14 semi-final at the RDS in Dublin. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo

Munster are not Saracens. No other club team are capable of doing what Saracens do so effectively. The Champions Cup final proved as much. As did last(...)

Leinster’s Josh van der Flier in action against Munster in the Pro14 semi-final at the RDS. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The red scrum cap seemed omnipresent at the RDS, conspicuous even beneath the flailing bodies at the breakdown, accelerating in support of ball carrie(...)

Jacob Stockdale during the captain’s run at Kingspan Stadium: the player returns at fullback for the Pro14 semi-final clash against Glasgow. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Pro14 semi-final: Glasgow Warriors v Ulster Kick-off: 7.35pm. Venue: Scotstoun. On TV: Live on eir sport 1 and Premier Sports The return of Jac(...)

Jacob Stockdale returns for Ulster against Connacht. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Pro 14 semi-final, Glasgow Warriors v Ulster, Friday May 17th, Scotstoun (kick-off 7.35pm, Eir Sport) Jacob Stockdale has recovered from a hamstring (...)

Scrum coach John Fogarty is leaving the province after the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/EPA

As the magnifying glass is passed over some of the areas in which Leinster were beaten by Saracens in last weekend’s Champions Cup final, management b(...)

 Saracens’ Billy Vunipola scores their second try. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

The two were so far ahead of the rest it wasn’t funny. The runners-up will feel they couldn’t have done a whole lot more and took the champions to the(...)

Rugger Leinster v Saracens

In the wake of such a salutary defeat to the remorseless Saracens juggernaut, the huge army of Leinster fans who had invaded Newcastle and those watch(...)

Munster outhalf Bill Johnston is expected to move to Ulster in the summer. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Bill Johnston, Munster’s talented 22-year-old outhalf, is set to join Ulster next season. Due to the logjam in the position at Munster since the arriv(...)

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