Ollie Le Roux

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 Johnny Sexton claps England’s Owen Farrell off the pitch following the home defeat in the Six Nations which inflicted significant psychological damage on Ireland. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Rugby Championship is making for somewhat uncomfortable viewing from this side of the global spectrum. Having provided all four semi-finalists at (...)

Jack McGrath celebrates scoring Leinster’s  eighth try with team-mates during the Heineken Champions Cup match against Wasps at the RDS. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Even the evening stood still for Leinster’s breathless performance. After a day of broken trees and swirling leaves in Dublin’s Ballsbridge a calm des(...)

Isa Nacewa during the captain’s run ahead of Leinster’s Champions Cup final clash with Racing 92. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

1) Isa Nacewa Given his durability and his versatility over two spells of five season and then three seasons, has to be considered the best overseas&(...)

 Rob Kearney scores against the All Blacks: “It’s very hard to find a weakness but they are beatable. Ireland players know this now.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So the million dollar question: should Ireland coach an offloading policy at this World Cup? I don’t think you can. You are either intuitively good(...)