Tom Clarkson

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Robbie Henshaw: the form he delivered for the Lions could imbue him with the confidence to further underline his world-class status. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Prospects For all the disappointment of their Heineken Champions Cup semi-final defeat against La Rochelle last May, reaching that stage after that q(...)

Scott Fardy: played 76 times over four seasons for Leinster. “Fards is a competitive animal, he doesn’t like losing,” says Guy Easterby. “He’s added so much in terms of mindset and not taking a backward step.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

CJ Stander and Scott Fardy will ride off into the sunset with their legacies assured; Marcel Coetzee will leave some big shoes to fill at Ulster and t(...)

Tadhg Furlong returns to action for Leinster against the Scarlets on Saturday. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Pro14: Scarlets v Leinster Venue: Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli. Kick-off: 7.35pm. On TV: Live on eir Sport. All eyes, and particularly those of the Iris(...)

Leinster have named Tadhg Furlong in their team for this weekend’s trip to Wales. Photograph: Inpho

Tadhg Furlong will make his return for Leinster against Scarlets in Saturday’s Pro14 clash (Kick-off: 7.35pm, live on eir Sport 1 and TG4). The Irish(...)

Munster’s Ben Healy converts a penalty to win the Guinness Pro 14 game against the Scarlets at  Parc y Scarlets. Photograph: Ryan Hiscott/Inpho

The Munster player’s positive test need not be viewed in a negative light. Training is cancelled so all the plans the coach wanted to put in place thi(...)

Former Munster prop Ciaran Parker has joined Leinster. File photograph: Inpho

Leinster have signed tighthead prop Ciaran Parker on an initial three-month loan from Jersey Reds. He won 13 caps in total for Munster before joining(...)

Jacob Stockdale is relishing the opportunity to play fullback with Ulster. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ulster v Leinster, Aviva stadium, Saturday, 7.35 – Live on Eir Sport, deferred coverage TG4 Jacob Stockdale, one of seven players retained by Ulster (...)

Hayden Hyde scores Ireland’s second try during the Under-20 Six Nations match against England at Franklin’s Gardens in February. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Do you reckon Ireland would have been durable enough to complete the Grand Slam at Twickenham on St Patrick’s Day in 2018 without their Auckland bruis(...)

Surfers on the beach at Lahinch in Clare. A visit  brought back happy memories of holidays there when I was a youngster. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Last Saturday was to have been the second Test in Australia and the end of the season. Myself and Elaine had planned on going to Italy but luckily we (...)

Galwegians’ Michael O’Donnell after the Energia All-Ireland League Division 2B game against Dungannon at  Crowley Park back in February. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Clubs, particularly those in Division 1A and 1B of the All-Ireland League, will have a significant and practical role this season in providing a compe(...)

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