Justin Tipuric

138 results

Ireland players at the captain’s run in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photograph: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Once more 2.15pm on a Saturday at Lansdowne Road is Six Nations time. But this will be different from a fortnight ago. The forecast is set fair and th(...)

Dan Leavy: “I’m really looking forward to it. To get a start at home in the biggest game of the year is brilliant. Can’t wait.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s Thursday before cap number seven and Dan Leavy’s energy gears are still in neutral. Leavy is 23 now; he made a telling impact against Engla(...)

Two minds and a few dozen bodies will collide at Twickenham on Saturday when Warren Gatland aims to inflict a first home defeat on Eddie Jones. A fixt(...)

 Maro Itoje, Jonathan Davies and Alun Wyn Jones line out for the Lions before the Second Test against New Zealand  at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Last summer’s Lions tour to New Zealand is history but the unlikely friendships it forged endure. The partnership of Alun Wyn Jones and Maro Itoje in (...)

Josh Adams of Worcester Warriors will make his Wales debut in their Six Nations meeting with Scotland on Saturday. Photo: Tony Marshall/Getty Images

Worcester wing Josh Adams has been rewarded for his blistering Aviva Premiership form with a Wales Test match debut. Swansea-born Adams, the Premiers(...)

Sam Warburton could miss the rest of the season after undergoing a knee operation. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wales star Sam Warburton will miss the entire Six Nations Championship and is unlikely to to play again this season after undergoing knee surgery. Wa(...)

Jonathan Davies in action for the British and Irish Lions during the summer. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Wales star Jonathan Davies is set to be sidelined for around six months after suffering a foot injury. The Welsh Rugby Union said “it is envisaged th(...)

Australia’s Michael Hooper scores his side’s third  try in the match against Wales at  the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Paul Childs/Action Images via Reuters

Wales 21 Australia 29 Wales suffered a 13th successive defeat against Australia as the Wallabies claimed a hard-fought 29-21 victory in Cardiff. Fir(...)

British and Irish Lions and New Zealand All Blacks’s teams on the podium after at the presentation of the series trophy. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

PLAYERS WHO PLAYED IN TEST MATCHES Sam Warburton - Tour Captain (Tests P3 – started 2, replacement 1; 180 mins) Outstanding tour captain yet again. (...)

French referee Jerome Garces takes charge of the second Test between New Zealand and the British & Irish Lions in Wellington. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Everyone is conditioned by their environment and that includes rugby referees. Jaco Peyper, who was in charge for last weekend’s first Test match betw(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »