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Ireland Half-Back Legends Honoured By Their Peers

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MARCH 10: Ronan O'Gara of Ireland looks on during the RBS Six Nations match between Ireland and Scotland at Aviva Stadium on March 10, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Irish rugby’s greatest ever pairing continue to receive accolades as they approach 40. Since the advent of the professional era, Irish rugby has been on an upward trajectory. With the establishment of the provincial model a golden generation of rugby quickly followed and saw Irish clubs win five European (Heineken) Cups between 2006 and 2012. The national squad also enjoyed …

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Talking Points From Manchester City vs. Chelsea

It was another tough day at the office for the embattled Jose Mourinho, as the Champions faced the winners of the season previous. Starting teams: Man City XI: Hart; Sagna, Kompany, Mangala, Kolarov; Yaya Toure, Fernandinho; Navas, Silva, Sterling, Aguero. Subs: Zabaleta, Nasri, Caballero, Bony, Clichy, Demichelis, Iheanacho. Chelsea XI: Begovic; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Ramires, Matic; Willian, Fabregas, Hazard; Diego …

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Mark McCafferty – Changing Rugby For The Good?

For some the Premiership Rugby (PR) chief executive Mark McCafferty is revolutionising the sport. For others, he is changing it for the worse. Since he arrived as Chief Executive of the Premier Rugby Association in 2005, McCafferty has continued to evolve the game in England to ensure its survival. An influx of foreign players can hurt the game, as is …

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