Ronnie Dawson

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DB Clarke of the All Blacks arrives too late to stop British Lions’ fly-half Bev Risman scoring  the winning try at Auckland in  September 1959. Photo by Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

As far as omens go for the British & Irish Lions in their Test opener against the All Blacks this weekend, Warren Gatland could do no better than (...)

Johnny Sexton is set to feature on his second Lions tour after starting all three Tests in 2013. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

On Wednesday, Warren Gatland will name his British and Irish Lions squad for this summer’s tour to New Zealand. The 37 players selected will be faced(...)

Never again. Every March, when the championship is over, I decide that’s it. I’m ringing the IRFU to ask them to move me to another part of the grou(...)

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(...)

Liam Brady complained about the media “obsession” with Roy Keane, in the course of the RTÉ panel’s 24-minute chat about the new Irish management team, 23 minutes of which were devoted to the Roy man. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“Change in all things is sweet,” said, apparently, Aristotle, although it could just have easily been Robin van Persie, and so much change have we had(...)

Ronnie Dawson (right) with Syd MiIlar at an IRFU charity dinner in 2007. Photograph: Inpho

Ronnie Dawson, who won 27 caps for Ireland at hooker and led the British & Irish Lions on the 1959 tour to New Zealand, Australia and Canada, has (...)