Michael Noone

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Clontarf’s Matt D’Arcy is tackled by  Tom Roche of Lansdowne during the All-Ireland League Division 1A semi-final at  Castle Avenue. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Clontarf 23 Lansdowne 15 Clontarf proved too strong for defending All-Ireland League champions Lansdowne as they deservedly clinched their place in n(...)

Joey Carbery lifts the Ulster Bank League trophy in 2016. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Club rugby has been liberally populated with international stars of the future based on the specific evidence of recent semi-finals and finals in the (...)

James Coughlan after Munster were beaten by Toulon in the 2014 Heineken Cup semi-final. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

James Coughlan, 36 Joined Pau from Munster and retires at the end of the season to work in Pau’s academy. He speaks about life off the pitch. In 201(...)

Bordeaux-Begles’  Ian Madigan will be leaving the French Top 14 for English Championship side Bristol. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

(Irish exiles James Coughlan, Michael Noone and Peter Lydon talk about playing and life abroad)  The annual migration of Irish rugby’s wild gees(...)

Man-of-the-match Joey Carbery dives over for a score in Clontarf’s final win. Photograph: Inpho

Clontarf 28 Cork Constitution 25 There is a beguiling quality to Joey Carbery’s prowess that ensnares opponents and enraptures team-mates and spectat(...)

Clontarf’s Mick McGrath scores a try against UCD. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Clontarf 24 UCD 10 Joey Carbery possesses the unruffled elegance of a bullfighter, nerveless, unflinching, agile in thought and deed, and a taunting (...)

Clontarf’s Mick McGrath stretches to score a try during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A semi-final against UCD at  Castle Avenue. Photograph:  Gary Carr/Inpho

Clontarf 24 UCD 10 Division 1A table toppers Clontarf ran in four tries to see off the semi-final challenge of UCD at Castle Avenue and move a step c(...)

Clontarf’s Mick McGrath passes three UCD players en route to scoring a try under the posts in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A match at  Castle Avenue in  Dublin. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Clontarf 25 UCD 12 Clontarf look the team to beat in the Ulster Bank League Division 1A playoffs after a well-judged 25-12 victory at home to UCD on (...)