Sean Cronin

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Leo Cullen: “Everyone assumes that we [Leinster] won’t be as bad as we were four years ago. What’s to say otherwise?” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leo Cullen’s experiences as first a player and then a coach will help inform how he deals with the returning Leinster contingent from the Ireland squa(...)

Andy Farrell: faces a significant challenge in overseeing the transition  of an  ageing Ireland side clearly in need of new blood. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The more you think about it, the more you realise what a sizeable task Andy Farrell and his assistant coaches have in following up the Joe Schmidt era(...)

Jack Conan will miss the 2020 Six Nations after Leinster confirmed he will be out for up to six months. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jack Conan will miss the Six Nations Championship after Leinster confirmed that he had surgery on a foot injury last week and would be out for “up to (...)

Ireland’s Sean Cronin has been ruled out of the rest of the Rugby World Cup. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Rob Herring has flown to Japan to replace the injured Seán Cronin in Ireland’s World Cup squad. Leinster hooker Cronin has suffered a neck injury and(...)

Ulster hooker Rob Herring will replace the injured Seán Cronin in the Ireland squad. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ulster hooker Rob Herring is set to join Ireland’s Rugby World Cup squad as a replacement for the injured Séan Cronin. Cronin has been ruled out of t(...)

Ireland’s CJ Stander, Andrew Porter and James Ryan during the anthems before their defeat to Japan at Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

A worrying picture is beginning to form of this Ireland pack being ranked below previous Irish versions at World Cups. That theory can be altered over(...)

Ireland’s Rhys Ruddock scores their third try with a little help from John Ryan and Peter O’Mahony. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 35 Russia 0 Ireland achieved their primary target of a bonus point win, and the huge army of Irish fans gave the players a rousing rendition (...)

Johnny Sexton kicks at goal during Wednesday’s Captain’s Run at the  Kobe Misaki Stadium in Japan. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland v Russia Venue: Kobe Stadium. Kick-off: 7.15pm local time/11.15am Irish time. On TV: Live on Eir and RTÉ (ROI) and ITV (NI) and live radio (...)

Japan’s pack get ready to scrum down against Ireland during the Rugby World Pool A game against Ireland at the Ecopa stadium in Shizuoka on Saturday. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty Images

How to frame one of the most amazing games of rugby I’ve ever seen; in defeat? Maybe by taking Friday’s ‘rewards’ and overlaying it on Japan. I had b(...)

Jerry Flannery pictured with Rassie Erasmus during his time as Munster director of rugby. Photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jerry Flannery has an intimate knowledge of South Africa’s coaching team on a personal and professional level, specifically head coach Rassie Erasmus,(...)

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