Shane Williams

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The Wallace brothers, Paul, David and Richard, ahead of the Cross Atlantic Way Rugby Legends Cycle

At some point last Sunday on Slea Head that perennial question entered my head: is it Dingle, An Daingean or Daingean Uí Chúis? And where we will fina(...)

Warren Gatland has said Ireland’s Test matches against New Zealand in November may give players an edge when it comes to Lions selection. Photograph: Getty

Warren Gatland has admitted that Irish players have an advantage in terms of earning selection for next summer’s Lions tour to New Zealand by having (...)

Peter Shilton and Chesney Hawkes hit the recording studio.

The One And Only Peter Shilton He has, for the bulk of his life, been cruelly dubbed a one-hit wonder, but in all honesty it’s a struggle to think(...)

Wales wing George North runs in their fifth try during the Six Nations  match against  Italy at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images

Wales 67 Italy 14 Wales secured runners-up spot in this season’s Six Nations Championship after running riot against outclassed visitors Italy in Car(...)

“It’s a day for boot, bite and bollock,” said Ronan O’Gara on the RTÉ panel. Photograph: Anthony Wallace /AFP/Getty Images

For youngsters, John F Kennedy is the man who promotes wind energy on the telly, but for the rest of us he’s the fella who foresaw how many would feel(...)

Ulster’s Ian Humphreys: “You have to fight that bit harder for recognition and respect, not in a bad way, but you know you are on your own.” Photograph: Darren Griffiths/Presseye/Inpho

The last decade has shown that club loyalty in rugby is only as strong as the contract. The business of sport has ensured that. Leaving, as Johnny Se(...)

Romania celebrate after their Pool  D victory over Canada at the Leicester City Stadium. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Romania 17 Canada 15 Centre Florin Vlaicu nervelessly slotted a penalty with three minutes left to lift Romania to the biggest comeback win in Rugby W(...)

Tyler Morgan will partner Jamie Roberts in the Welsh midfield. Photograph: Getty

POOL A: Wales v Fiji, Millennium stadium, 4.45 (Live on TV3, UTV) “It’s a tough tournament, isn’t it?” Warren Gatland, the ultimate survivor, w(...)

An Ireland fan looks dejected during the IRB RWC Quarter Final match between Ireland and Wales at Wellington Regional Stadium in 2011. Photograph: Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images

1- 1987 Ireland 6 Wales 13 - Athletic Park, Wellington It was two years since Ireland had won the Triple Crown under Mick Doyle(...)

Wales boss Warren Gatland has defended his decision to play Leigh Halfpenny in his side’s final World Cup warm-up game against Italy. Photograph: Reuters

Warren Gatland has defended his decision to play Leigh Halfpenny against Italy, even though the Wales full-back had a bandaged right knee that gave wa(...)

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