Mick Crossan

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London Irish chief executive Brian Facer: ‘The most important thing for any rugby club is to succeed on the pitch.’ Photograph: Lee Christiansen

There’s commitment, and then there’s Brian Facer’s level of commitment. The chief executive of London Irish rugby club since late 2017, Facer commutes(...)

Les Kiss and Declan Kidney have taken over as head coach and technical consultant respectively at London Irish. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

London Irish rugby director Nick Kennedy has left the Aviva Premiership strugglers with immediate effect. Making the announcement, the club also said(...)

Declan Kidney and Les Kiss worked together with Ireland. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam-winning coach Declan Kidney and his former defence coach Les Kiss will take over at London Irish with immediate effect. Kid(...)

London Irish chief executive and former Ireland international Bob Casey. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

Although London Irish RFC is known in shorthand as the Exiles, there is little desire from Bob Casey to see the club cast further adrift from Ireland.(...)

Bob Casey of London Irish in action during the Aviva Premiership match between London Irish and Gloucester at the Madejski Stadium in 2010. Photo: Pete Norton/Getty Images

Former Irish international Bob Casey has been appointed as London Irish’s new Chief Executive, having previously fulfilled the role of the club’s Oper(...)

London manager Paul Coggins is carried by his jubilant team members after their famous 2013 victory over Sligo in the Connacht championship. Photograph: Jim Keogh/Inpho.

“I was homesick for 10 or 12 years,” Paul Coggins says on a deafeningly quiet day in the west. The London manager had flown to his home province for n(...)

 London Irish owner Mick Crossan fronted the consortium that bought the club in 2013. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Mick Crossan specialises in the recycling business, literally and figuratively. By vocation he runs Powerday, the leading industrial waste-management (...)

Munster’s Donnacha Ryan: reports suggest the secondrow may well move to the Exiles. Photograph: Inpho

Reports in Britain claim London Irish are now targeting Ireland’s Donnacha Ryan after Ulster prop Tom Court announced he would play in the Madejski(...)