Mike Catt

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Keith Earls scores Ireland’s third try during the Six Nations game against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico in  Rome in February 2017. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Theoretically, Italy in Rome should provide the Ireland coaches with some breathing space. Comparisons between the current management and what went b(...)

France’s Cyril Baille  tackles Ireland’s Garry Ringrose during the  Six Nations match at the Aviva stadium. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Andy Farrell and Mike Catt have made no secret of their desire to empower players more and, by the same token, in the fallout from the defeat by Franc(...)

Johnny Sexton has hinted that his career might end before the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Johnny Sexton has dropped the clearest hint yet that negotiations with the IRFU and Leinster regarding a new one-year deal are all but complete, while(...)

Mike Catt: “It’s a decisions-based game. We’re happy with what we’re creating but then it’s [about] the final pass or the final decision or putting ourselves in the right part of the pitch that can create pressure on the opposition.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In sport deeds divine success or failure, words describe the journey. Mike Catt doesn’t need to lift a newspaper, read a headline or take to social (...)

France’s Gregory Alldritt is tackled by Billy Burns of Ireland during the Six Nations game at the Aviva Stadium. photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

France are growing before our eyes but Ireland assisted the process. Ending a 10-year winless streak in Dublin removes another millstone from around t(...)

France’s Mohamed Haouas receives an offload from Gregory Alldritt during the Six Nations game against Ireland at the Avivs Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Just over 10 minutes into last Sunday’s game at the Aviva Stadium, after one of innumerable strong carries by Gregory Alldritt, his fellow backrower A(...)

Paolo Garbisi attacks for Italy against Ireland in Dublin. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

To have any chance at all of breaking a 27-game losing streak in the Six Nations, Paolo Garbisi must embody all the great Azzurri 10s that came before(...)

Mike Catt:  “Attack, for me, is all about decision-making. Seeing the picture and making the right decisions, whether it’s our kicking game or our passing and running.” (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

The eye-catching addition of Paul O’Connell to the Irish coaching ticket as the new forwards coach hasn’t just galvanised Irish supporters – well, a g(...)

 Tadhg Furlong takes on Scarlets’  Phil Price and Sam Lousi during Leinster’s victory over the Welsh outfit at Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli. Photograph: Ryan Hiscott/Inpho

Tadhg Furlong will make a return to Test rugby in Ireland’s opening Guinness 2021 Six Nations game against Wales in Cardiff after giving Andy Farrell (...)

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(...)

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