Scott Quinnell

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 Leinster’s Isa Nacewa and Jordi Murphy lift the Champions Cup trophy. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If you’re of the rugby faith and your twin Gods are Leinster and Ireland, then at this point you’re perched on a cloud numbered nine floating just abo(...)

The 2013 Heineken Cup final. TMO decisions have become an increasingly familiar feature of the modern game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

To err is human, to forgive divine, and as in everything when humans are involved in making decisions, there’ll be erroneous ones. All in all though,(...)

Beauden Barrett down injured during the game. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Sky had done the most Sky thing ever by beginning the morning quoting Theodore Roosevelt ahead of Warren Gatland’s men entering the Wellington arena. (...)

After a 15 point victory you’d imagine it’ll be the hosts who’ll be licking their lips.

Perhaps not since the millennium loomed had there been a build-up quite like it. And while some sporting strays might have assumed Sky’s countdown clo(...)

Johnny Sexton and Peter O’Mahony are two of Ireland’s healthy representation in next month’s  Lions tour to New Zealand. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s rugby’s version of Christmas morning in London, administration day for the Lions tour to New Zealand, the essence of which is receiving enough ki(...)

Anthony Foley hands off a tackle from Iain Balshaw at Twickenham in 2004. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Anthony Foley and a couple of other names we all know well were responsible for creating the Munster culture. These men were responsible for building(...)

Munster head coach Anthony Foley Mandatory preparing his players before the match against Clermont Auvergne. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

If it wasn’t one of those sporting nights when the globe stopped spinning or anything like that, it was darn close. Of course, the intro on Sky Sports(...)

 Simon Shaw and  Scott Quinnell conduct the draw for the European Rugby Champions Cup in Neuchatel, Switzerland yesterday. Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images.

Hoss didn’t get the girl in Bonanza, which at that precise moment, was something of a double whammy in the disappointment stakes. Tuning into TG4 to t(...)

The draws for the  European Rugby Champions Cup and   Challenge Cup Pool Draws took place in Neuchatel. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ulster, beaten quarter-finalists last season and beaten finalists in 2011, have been handed a brutal draw in the newly styled Rugby Champions Cup pool(...)

Brian O’Driscoll at the Leinster press conference prior to the clash with Edinburgh: “To have managed to win some of those trophies along the way and put Leinster out there and onto a little bit of a pedestal in European and maybe world rugby at club level, it is special to know that I was part of that.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

He’s had months to muse over his decision to retire, and as the endgame to his illustrious 15-year career looms ever closer – there are now just two o(...)

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