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Tuesday 23 November 2010
Scotland head coach Andy Robinson saluted his players' hunger to improve after their shock victory over South Africa on Saturday propelled them to their highest world ranking.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Tuesday 16 November 2010
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Saturday 13 November 2010
Sunday 10 October 2010
In Pool Two of the Heineken Cup, in Dublin, Leinster beat Racing Métro 92 38-22, collecting a try-scoring bonus point. Worryingly for Ireland, Brian O'Driscoll sustained a hamstring injury. Sean O'Brien, Rob Kearney, Richardt Strauss, Jamie Heaslip and Fergus McFadden scored Leinster's tries and Isa Nacewa kicked two conversions and three penalties. Albert Vulivuli scored Racing's try; Jérôme Fillol kicked a conversion and three penalties and Frans Steyn kicked two penalties.
Sunday 29 August 2010
Ulster have been labelled the Manchester City of the Magners League but David Humphreys insists that money will not buy the big-spending outfit success.
Monday 05 July 2010
'The magic has even temporarily deserted Brian O'Driscoll'.
Sunday 27 June 2010
Monday 14 June 2010
Sunday 13 June 2010
Saturday 12 June 2010
An attack of vertigo has hampered Brian O'Driscoll's final preparations for this morning's showdown with New Zealand, but the Ireland captain is confident he will be fit for the game in New Plymouth.
Friday 11 June 2010
Brian O'Driscoll has possibly his last chance to lead Ireland to a win over New Zealand when the teams meet in a one-off Test at New Plymouth tomorrow.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Ronan O'Gara staved off the challenge of Jonathan Sexton to claim the fly-half spot for Ireland's one-off Test against New Zealand on Saturday.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Ireland captain Paul O'Connell has been included in a 33-man squad for this summer's tour of Australia and New Zealand despite having been a major doubt with a groin injury.
Monday 03 May 2010
French rugby is a game of contrasts: the beauty and the beast, the wild and the wonderful, Rimbaud and Rambo. In the greatest of the country's union strongholds, the two poles somehow meet in the middle, leaving opponents threatened by a scary form of brilliance. Is there anything more frightening in team sport than a Toulouse side discovering, if only for five minutes or so, its pulse, its drive, its rhythm? Short of being cornered in a dark alley by William Servat having just burgled the man's flat, precious little springs to mind.
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