Mike Cron

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Japan competed well with the Lions in a 28-10 defeat at Murrayfield last week. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Once upon a time it was France. Often times it’s been the All Blacks. Very often it’s been Fiji. For a while it was Argentina. But, since the last Wor(...)

Tadhg Furlong: “There’s a lot more to the scrum than the tight-head and the front row and the back five, but as a tight-head you have to take a lot of responsibility for it.” Photograph: Getty Images

He seems to get a hard time, the simple farmer from Wexford. Even when describing him as one of the best tight-heads in the world at his pre-match cap(...)

New Zealand’s hooker Dane Coles has been compared to a young Keith Wood. Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

Ryan Crotty’s try in overtime to beat Ireland in November 2013 doesn’t get any easier to watch. But it’s instructive to recall the key play and try(...)