Peter Clohessy

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Mick Galway with a young Peter Stringer and Ronan O’Gara during Amhrán na bhFiann prior to a Six Nations game in 2000. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

Leaders, I’ve seen a few, enough to mention. In Hermann Hesse’s book, Journey to the East, a band of men cross a mythical land with a simple servant,(...)

Simon Zebo: “Simon looks good to go,” said Erasmus. “I think he will be available this weekend.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

After Munster’s media briefing at the University of Limerick, Rassie Erasmus was told that he once played against Reggie Corrigan. “Really, when?” (...)

Paul Wallace played all three Lions Tests in South Africa in 1997 having been called up as a replacement. Photograph: Bily Stickland/Inpho

It’s a nervous time for those players selected to travel with the Lions to New Zealand who are still involved with their clubs and provinces in season(...)

The successful Lions squad following the third Test win over Australia in Sydney in 2013. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Given the recent conclusion of the Six Nations Championship in a Lions touring year, it is an obvious exercise to establish what correlation, if any, (...)

Irish captain Willie Anderson faces up to New Zealand captain Wayne Shelford as the All Blacks perform ‘The Haka’. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ringa pakia. The placebo effect can be a powerful psychological weapon. How should Ireland respond to a people who believe they are possessed by immo(...)

The coffin of Munster head coach Anthony Foley leaves St Flannan’s Church, Killaloe, Co Clare. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Anthony Foley’s widow told the congregation at his funeral Mass she intends to make sure their two sons “grow up decent, solid men, full of integrity (...)

Anthony Foley hands off a tackle from Iain Balshaw at Twickenham in 2004. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Anthony Foley and a couple of other names we all know well were responsible for creating the Munster culture. These men were responsible for building(...)

Paul O’Connell in action for Ireland against Scotland in the Six nations game at Murrayfield in March 2015. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Like many millions of golf fans, Paul O’Connell watched the Ryder Cup last weekend. But for him the view was slightly different. “We were down on the(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Connell makes his way out for his final captain’s run at the Aviva Stadium yesterday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

This, at face value, looks more like it. Lions Test starters abound for Ireland’s last home game before the World Cup, with fringe contenders drinking(...)

Paul O’Connell  leads the Ireland Captain’s Run at  Aviva Stadium ahead of Saturday’s World Cup warm-up match against  Wales. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Paul O’Connell has refused to get sidetracked by what he calls “the long goodbye”. As the Irish captain prepares to line out against Wales on Saturda(...)

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