Tag: OConnell

“It would be foolish….

to dismiss anyone in this tournament, it has never been our way and it never will be” – That’s Paul O’Conneell’s view on the first two games against Namibia and Georgia. Namibia may be ranked 24th in the world but the Irish boys don’t plan on under-estimating them! “It’s the first game of our World… Read more »

Mick O’Driscoll is in for Italy

O’Driscoll (Mick) is in for O’Connell in the second Row on Saturday. O’Sullivan’s team was announced on Tuesday and O’Sullivan said he’d give Marcus Horan as much time as possible to recover from the calf strain that ruled him out of the trip to Murrayfield. If he does not make it, Simon Best will step… Read more »

Ireland for the Cup?

Surely not, do you dare even whisper those words, think Green vs Black, Northern Hemisphere vs Southern, think an Ireland vs All Blacks final to the Rugby World Cup? If the commitment shown at Croke park against England is absolutely anything to go by, then Ireland must be in the top three in the world?… Read more »

Ireland keeping it in the mix!

Pops down the supermarket in a hoodie (O’Driscoll) National fastest schoolboy swimmer (O’Connell) Helps disadvanted children in India (D’Arcy) None of them dress the same (other than on match days), you couldn’t find a more different bunch (even in most of the pubs in Ireland!) but throw an oval shaped ball at them and the… Read more »