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Ireland Come From Behind To Secure First Grand Slam Since 2007

Ireland U20 Grand Slam

Wales U20 17 Ireland U20 26 Ireland secured a first U20 Six Nations Grand Slam since 2007 as they came out on top of a see-saw battle with Wales in Colwyn Bay. Wales dominated the opening minutes of the game through a series of lineout mauls deep in Ireland’s 22 and although Noel McNamara’s side repelled many of these attacks, …

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Michael Conlan: “The Irish Public Know Me Because I Was F*cked Over”

“AIBA cheats, the f**king cheats. That’s me, I’ll never box for AIBA again, they’re cheating bastards, they’re paying everybody,” _____ August 16th, 2016, should have been the worst day of Michael Conlan’s boxing career. At the time it certainly felt like it. It unquestionably still hurts. Two and a half years on, as a now professional Michael Conlan prepares for …

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Five Players Who Were Unlucky To Miss Out On Irish U21s Squad

On Wednesday, Stephen Kenny named his first 23-man Irish U21s squad ahead of their European Qualifier against Luxembourg on March 23rd. The former Dundalk boss included 23 players in his squad with a mix of domestic standouts and young prospects impressing in both England and central Europe. With the plethora of young talent available to Stephen Kenny and the U21s, …

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