Paul Mullen

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Pure Grit: ‘It’s very scary. They’re really wild horses. And Sharmaine is tiny,’ says film-maker Kim Bartley

Sharmaine Weed from the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming is telling me about the last time she came off a speeding horse. “Thirty minutes before the(...)

Nick Timoney: Ulster backrow and former  star of Blackrock’s Leinster schools-winning side in 2013 will win  his first  senior Ireland cap when he lines out against the USA. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ireland v USA, Aviva Stadium, Saturday, 7.15pm – Live on RTÉ 2 Normally an Irish summer expedition abroad in the year of a Lions tour is a relatively(...)

Paul Mullen of the United States: ‘If you told me that NBA players would know of the rugby team eight years ago, I wouldn’t have believed it. To me, that says a lot.’ Photograph: Adam Pretty/World Rugby via Getty Images

On Monday, the Houston Rockets basketball team breezed into Tokyo as part of the NBA’S barnstorming tour of Asia, a market of unfathomable riches. Sev(...)

Ireland’s Bundee Aki in  action against Wales at the Aviva Stadium on September 7th. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Jean Kleyn’s inclusion in the World Cup squad may have revived the debate, but for some reason Bundee Aki’s presence in the Irish team seems to cop mo(...)

USA’s Ryan Matyas celebrates with teammates after scoring a try against the Maori All Blacks in Chicago on November 3rd. Photograph: Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The USA, World Rugby’s giant bagel with cream cheese. Taking a bite has become CEO Brett Gosper’s favourite eating binge fantasy. Munster recently an(...)

Greg McWilliams: “AJ was just class, his game management superb, kicked the ball really well and had a great assist for Hanco’s try.”

There was a distinct Irish influence in the USA’s 30-29 victory over Scotland in Houston on Saturday night. Trailing 21-6 just before half-time, the (...)

Ireland  international wing Tommy Bowe attending the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of John Wilson “Jack” Kyle, former Ireland and Lions rugby player in Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, Belfast. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Irish rugby legends have paid tribute to the one considered the greatest of them all as they joined friends and family of the late Jack Kyle at a spec(...)