Tim Allnutt

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TG4’s coverage at the Sportsground on Saturday was sloppy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Where is the journalism? Choose your channel. Former players and coaches as commentators have obvious value: take a leaf from Tony Romo’s playbook. T(...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt and  Simon Zebo. “He’s moved to the periphery. But he’s still there . . .,” the Irish coach said this week with regard to Zebo’s situation with the Ireland squad. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

On Black Tuesday Joe Schmidt almost convinced us Simon Zebo had not been dropped at all.   “I was asked would Simon be in the mix,” went Schmidt(...)

 John Muldoon celebrates with Eric Elwood after Connacht’s victory over Leinster in Edinburgh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

John Muldoon drove from his home to the Sportsground, arriving shortly after 8.45am, parked his car, walked back to the main entrance and into the Co(...)

Connacht – champions of Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Italy no less – have awoken the west like never before after their band of brothers beat their historical big brothers from Leinster in Saturday’s historic Guinness Pro12 final. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

The pot of gold at the end of the rainbow actually can’t be counted in euros, or even measured. Instead it could be seen in the streets of Edinburgh a(...)

Backs and skills coach Dave Ellis tries his hand at hurling at a Connacht training session at Central Stadium, Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Photograph: Inpho

For a nation that loves talking about the weather, the Irish are having a field day in Krasnoyarsk. Not a rain drop in sight, but here in Siber(...)

The Central Stadium in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, where Connacht will take on Yenisey-STM in the Challenge Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Sending Connacht to Siberia this week has become less a gift trip than an onerous expedition. Next week the province face into one of the harshest (...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam doth protest but Mils Muliaina’s sojourn in Ireland is currently bound for the cabinet labelled “foreign disappointments”. Neat(...)

Brad Barritt and Charlie Hodgson of Saracens square up with Connacht’s Kieran Marmion (number nine) during the Heineken Cup round six match at Allianz Park. Photograph: Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images

Connacht’s Nathan White has been suspended for three matches after being found to have stamped on Brad Barritt of Saracens during the Heineken Cup Poo(...)