Ireland Rugby

The O’Discroll Factor….

When Brian took on one of his amazing runs that have made him one of the best in the game, we’re fairly sure he never realised he would go on to inspire boys and girls all over the country to start playing the sport! Aisling Halpin (15), from Howth, says: “There’s no doubt it was… Read more »

Trevor Brennan does a Cantona!

Chaos, unprecedented chaos decended yesterday when Irish lock, Trevor Brennan violently assaulted an Ulster fan during Toulouse’s Heineken Cup match on the 21st. Some reports suggest the fan may have broken jaw after six or seven punches from 6ft 5in Brennan who weighs almost 17 stone! The 33-year-old former Dublin milkman faces the possibility of… Read more »

British and Irish League?

Ex-WRU Cheif Exec David Moffett has suggested that the French Heinken Cup Boycott, is the perfect opportunity to create a British and Irish League. (before Christmas he also called for the Rugby World Cup to be scrapped!!!!) “This is a fantastic opportunity for everybody to sit down and form a British and Irish league,” he… Read more »

Ireland Glory? 22 years? Bring IT on!

The last time Ireland looked on the most promising form in Europe the Rugby World Cup didn’t even exist! It was 1985 when Donal Lenihan, Willie Anderson and Brendan Mullin helped make the Irish 1985 Five Nations champions. The won the tournament three years earlier, and shared the title with France in ’83 but apart… Read more »

Bordeaux will be the base for Ireland!

Ireland are set to base themselves in Bordeaux (West France, 150km north of Spanish border) for pool stages of the Rugby World Cup 2007. For the first time ever in the tournament, each of the 20 teams will have a regional base camp and will stay and train there, along with playing at least one… Read more »