Kieran Marmion

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Connacht’s Jack Carty scores a try despite the tackle of  Matthew Morgan of Cardiff Blues during the Guinness Pro 14 game  at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 29 Cardiff Blues 22 Connacht earned themselves a mouth-watering Guinness Pro14 quarter-final away to Ulster – having won in Belfast for the (...)

John Cooney at an Ireland training session at Carton House. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A book on John Charles McQuaid is where this John Cooney interview begins. Published in 1999, the Ruler of Catholic Ireland written by the Ulster scru(...)

Bundee Aki returns for Connacht against Sale. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

All four provinces are in European action this weekend, with Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster facing into quarter-final clashes. But while all (...)

Ireland’s Ultan Dillane takes on France’s  Mathieu Bastareaud during the recent clash at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht v Benetton, Sportsground (7.35, live on TG4, Eir Sport) Connacht coach Andy Friend has elected to include three internationals for an import(...)

Ultan Dillane starts for Connacht on Friday night. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Connacht have been boosted by the return of Jack Carty, Kieran Marmion and Ultan Dillane for their Pro14 clash with Benetton at the Sportsground on Fr(...)

Jack Carty (left) in action for Ireland against   France in Dublin on March 10th.   Photograph: Billy Sticklan/Inpho

Connacht welcome back a trio of Ireland internationals ahead of Friday evening’s crunch Pro14 meeting with Benetton. Having won his third cap against(...)

A dejected Cian Healy and Conor Murray following the defeat to Wales in Cardiff. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

As the old maxim goes, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish and never has that seemed truer than at the Principality Stadium on Saturday. In (...)

Ireland’s CJ Stander tries to claim possession of the ball during the  Six Nations match against Wales in Cardiff. Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Inpho

Ireland may not have become a bad team overnight, but it’s fair to say that over the last two months they have stopped being a very good one. The fina(...)

 Johnny Sexton during the 25-7 defeat at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photo:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Wales 25 Ireland 7 Wales kept their best for last and, in truth, Ireland reserved their worst. Securing a Grand Slam, and almost pulling up, against (...)

Rob Kearney returns after missing the win over France. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Cardiff knows how to throw a party at the best of times and all the more so if it is to coronate a cherished Grand Slam, as any Irish person who was i(...)

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