Mark Mcdermott

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Ireland’s Andrew Conway scores a try against Samoa in their Rugby World Cup Pool A game in Fukuoka, Japan, in October 2019. Photograph: Jayne  Russell/Inpho

However impatient Andrew Conway might understandably have been when his professional career did not accelerate as quickly as was expected, he’s long s(...)

 Ireland and Leinster lock James Ryan in action for St Michael’s in the Senior Cup final against Blackrock in March 2013. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

They have become the leading rugby feeder school in the country, so much so that St Michael’s have become something of a modern-day phenomenon – the b(...)

Paul Kerrigan’s Nemo Rangers take on Duhallow in the Cork SFC county final at Páorc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sunday LEINSTER CLUB SFC FIRST ROUND Ferbane (Offaly) v St Patricks (Wicklow), O’Connor Park, Tullamore, 1.30 Composure and a strong bench helped to (...)

Moorefield’s Mark McDermott scores a goal in the Kildare SFC Final against Sarsfields at    St Conleth’s Park in Newbridge. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Moorefield 2-9 Sarsfields 0-15 Newbridge rivals Moorefield and Sarsfields will have to meet again next Sunday after Barry Coffey’s wonder score with (...)

Andy Farrell has urged Ireland to use their Japan setback as a positive. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Farrell points the way forward Indications are strong that Andy Farrell will take Ireland in a progressive direction post World Cup. The Wigan Rugby (...)

Johnny Sexton kicks at goal during Wednesday’s Captain’s Run at the  Kobe Misaki Stadium in Japan. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland v Russia Venue: Kobe Stadium. Kick-off: 7.15pm local time/11.15am Irish time. On TV: Live on Eir and RTÉ (ROI) and ITV (NI) and live radio (...)

Russia captain Vasily Artemyev (right) celebreates with team-mate  Kirill Golosnitskiy after the winger scored his side’s first try in the  Rugby World Cup  Group A game against  hosts Japan  at the Tokyo Stadium in the opening game of the competition. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

March 17th, 2006: Rock and a hard wind decisive (follow link for match report) Blackrock College 14 St Michael’s College 12 ‘Lansdowne Road is a(...)

Andrew Conway: expected to feature in the Ireland squad to face  Russia in Kobe’s sweltering Misaki Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Russia’s assistant coach Mark McDermott believes World Rugby’s refusal to allow squads have more time between Pool matches is causing irreparable dama(...)

Munster’s Andrew Conway: “Good timing got me in again [to the Ireland team] in November. But that’s what rugby is. You have to take your opportunities when they come.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Everything changed on March 18th. England in Dublin. Number 23 arrived into a hectic fray for cap number one. Eight long seasons after his Leinster de(...)

Terry Kennedy, son of former Ireland wing Terry. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On February 2nd, 1991, Rob Saunders, made his debut for Ireland, the first of 12 tests, captaining the team against France in a Five Nations Champions(...)

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