Toby Booth

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Former Lansdowne head coach Mike Ruddock. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The Ruddocks’ Celtic union was formed, naturally enough, over pints after Welsh choir practice in Dublin. The Irish bloodlines go deeper than you mig(...)

Rhys Webb dives to score a try during the Ospreys’ win over Connacht. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht 20 Ospreys 26 Connacht’s woeful home record continued in the Galway Sportsground after failing to account for visitors Ospreys who grabbed a(...)

Leinster’s Rob Kearney and Fergus McFadden lift the Guinness Pro 14 trophy after the victory over Ulster in the final at the Aviva Stadium in September. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The reaction to the probability of the four South African Super Rugby franchises joining an expanded Pro 16 has been mixed. By and large, the response(...)

Ulster’s Matt Faddes in action during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Ospreys at the Liberty Stadium. Photograph:  Alex James/Inpho

Ospreys 26 Ulster 24 Ulster head coach Dan McFarland hit out at his team’s naivety after they became only the second side to lose to the Ospreys this(...)

Girvan Dempsey has said his position at Bath is secure as the club prepare  a coaching overhaul. Photograph: Bob Bradford/Getty

Girvan Dempsey took the career coach’s plunge. Moving away from boyhood environs, where he served as resident Leinster fullback, straddling amateur to(...)

Sam Burgess looks set to make his European Champions Cup debut for Bath on Friday night.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA

Rugby league convert Sam Burgess will make his first start in union this weekend, according to his manager.Bath coach Toby Booth said on Monday that h(...)

Bath scrumhalf Peter Stringer tackles Jerome Fillol of Stade Francais during the   Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final at the Recreation Ground. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Bath 20 Stade Francais 36: Former Ireland scrumhalf Peter Stringer admits he was (...)