Oliver Jager

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Leinster’s Dan Leavy meets fans is on the comeback trail. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

James Ryan was in a good mood last week. That’s because of Dan Leavy. No, no silly, not that he’s back on the paddock. He has a new puppy. All sigh. O(...)

 Jack Stratton of NZ Provincial Barbarians gets his pass away   during the game against the British & Irish Lions at the Toll Stadium in Whangarei, New Zealand. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images)

New Zealand Provincial Barbarians 7 British & Irish Lions 13 The Toll Stadium last Saturday night was set fair. The torrential rain had relented,(...)

Stuart Hogg is tackled by Jonah Lowe of the Barbarians. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

NZ Provincial Barbarians 7 British & Irish Lions 13 It wasn’t a defeat. That would have constituted one of the most ignominious days in Lions’ hi(...)

 Bryn Gatland  will face his father’s side when he lines out for the New Zealand Provincial Barbarian against the Lions. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

New Zealand Provincial Barbarians v British & Irish Lions Toll Stadium, Whangarei Saturday, 7.35pm local time (8.35am Irish time) On TV: Live (...)

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(...)

 Oliver Jager  in action for Blackrock College in  the Leinster Senior Cup:  Jager is pursuing a professional rugby career in New Zealand with the Canterbury Crusaders.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Three days after completing his Leaving Certificate, 17-year-old Oliver Jager was in New Zealand to embrace a new chapter in his life. He’d left eve(...)