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Varadkar pledges support to Irish 2023 Rugby World Cup bid

Ireland’s hopes of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup have been given a boost with Transport, Tourism and Sport Minister Leo Varadkar pledging his support. However, the Irish hopes hinge on the GAA granting permission for its stadiums to be used for rugby. The GAA’s Annual Congress takes place in Derry at the end of the month and there will …

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The Irish Six Nations campaign thus far

Dave Gantly, the newest member of the ‘Sport Is Everything’ team, dissects the Irish Six Nations campaign thus far and addresses the Declan Kidney ‘situation’: What a difference a few weeks can make. Coming in to the first round of the Championship, Ireland were quietly confident they could beat a Welsh team low on confidence in their own backyard. At the Millennium …

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The junkies in the stands call for Kidney’s head

When the Irish Six Nations campaign kicked off in Cardiff at the start of February, a nervous sense of excitement was in the air. After a promising November series, the Irish supporters had cause for optimism. A narrow loss against South Africa, was followed by two convincing wins over Fiji and Argentina. When the curtain came down on a relatively …

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