Six Nations

No Injury Worries

Ireland have reported “no major injury concerns” ahead of preparation for next week’s Six Nations clash against Wales. Kidney has added 12 players to the squad on top of the 22 match-day squad for the Scotland game a week ago. O’Leary is recalled along with Munster team-mates Donnacha Ryan, Mick O’Driscoll, Johne Murphy and Tony… Read more »

Ferris out!

Stephen Ferris will miss the rest of this years Six Nations after aggravating a problem he picked up in his knee joint during Ulster’s victory over Aironi in January. Sean O’Brien has established himself in the No. 6 shirt producing huge displays since Ferris’ absence. On a more positive note, Tomas O’Leary may be back… Read more »

O’Leary joins camp

Tomas O’Leary has joined the squad that beat Scotland last weekend for a two day training camp at Carton House. The Munster scrumhalf missed the Scotland game with a back injury but under the watchful eye of the Irish medical team he continues his rehabilitation. The remainder of the match-day squad from the Scotland game… Read more »

Stars defend BOD

Irish stars Cian Healy and Jamie Heaslip have tackled fans on twitter over their negative tweets telling Ireland’s record try-scorer, Brian O’Driscoll that he should “Go gracefully”. One tweeter said: “we still have good memories of how good you were many years ago” and that he should “go gracefully”. O’Driscoll retweeted this message and all… Read more »

Scotland 18 – 21 Ireland

It was close, too close for comfort in many minds in a game filled with indiscipline which has to be got rid of before Ireland become a team famed for winning ugly. The side clearly know this with Alain Rolland being present at training in between the last two games! Ireland were off to a… Read more »