Six Nations

IRFU announce reduced prices

The Irish Rugby Football Union have announced that ticket prices have been reduced for the RBS 6 Nations for 2011 and for the first time family packages have been introduced. The prices have been set following a comprehensive review of IRFU ticket prices and ticket distribution systems undertaken by leading sports consultants, Deloitte Sport UK…. Read more »

Fourth in the rankings

Having beat England, the newly crowned Six Nation champions on Saturday, Ireland have been ranked fourth in the IRB official rankings with the World Cup just six months away. 1st New Zealand 2nd Australia 3rd South Africa 4th Ireland

Ireland 24 – 8 England

A young England side turned up aiming for a Grand Slam, and instead felt the backlash as Ireland put that Wales try behind them in spectacular fashion! The Ireland scrum took apart England and a back row of Sean O’Brien, David Wallace and Jamie Heaslip ripped into the breakdown, carrying with intensity that Englands youngsters could… Read more »

IRB Apologises!

Paddy O’Brien, the International Rugby Board’s referee manage has publicly apologies to Ireland for the controversial try in Cardiff that saw the points difference awarded to Wales. Jonathan Kaplan and touch judge Peter Allan failed to see a ballboy hand Matthew Rees a replacement ball which he used in quick lineout to Mike Philips who… Read more »

All bets are off…

Paddy Power has turned Mike Philips into a masked highwayman in a national advertising campaign after the noise about the controversial winning try in Saturday’s game continued. The full page adverts are headed “robbed” and the bookmakers have promised a “justice refund” to every punter who bet on Ireland to win.