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Ronan O’Gara On The “Disturbing” Reaction To Meeting The Queen

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Ronan O’Gara has enjoyed one of the most prestigious careers in Irish Rugby, winning two Heineken Cups, one Grand Slam and was a three-time British & Irish Lions tourist. Throughout his near two-decade playing career, countless iconic photographs of O’Gara have been snapped from celebrating his Grand-Slam winning drop-goal to Munster’s Heineken Cup glory. However, one photograph which still lingers …

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Can Rory McIlroy Complete His Career Grand Slam At The Masters?

Rory McIlroy makes his fourth try at completing a career Grand Slam with a Masters victory next week at Augusta National, where European golfers are enjoying their greatest run of success in 25 years. Four-time major winner McIlroy won his 14th US PGA title two weeks ago at Bay Hill, making a final round charge to capture the Arnold Palmer …

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The Cost Of Ireland’s Grand Slam To Be Learned In Champions Cup Clashes

Ireland is enjoying a satisfyingly steadily upward trajectory in the world of Test rugby and following their Six Nations Grand Slam this month, Joe Schmidt’s side has overtaken England as the closest rival to New Zealand’s rugby dominion. The nature of Ireland’s Six Nations campaign was one of control, accuracy and authority, featuring a lethal cutting edge often lamented as …

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Rory Best Signs A New Contract With The IRFU

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 5, Twickenham, London, England 17/3/2018 England vs Ireland Ireland's Rory Best celebrates winning Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Fresh from captaining Ireland to a Grand Slam title, finishing off with a win over England in Twickenham, captain Rory Best has prolonged his time in the green jersey by signing a new contract today. The Ulster hooker has been instrumental in Ireland’s success under Joe Schmidt, and has led the team to some famous victories in recent years. Today Irish …

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Watch: TV3 Release Barnstorming Promo Ahead Of England Vs Ireland

Today is the day. Ireland head to Twickenham eager to complete just their second Grand Slam of the professional era. Joe Schmidt’s side already have the championship wrapped up, but a win in Twickenham would elevate this campaign to a special category. As Ireland head for Twickenham on St Patrick’s Day, the country are confident after a rollercoaster run of games …

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World Rugby Release Statement After Assistant Referee Bizarrely Attends England Training

World Rugby have admitted their error in allowing Marius Van Der Westhuizen attend England training this week… Ahead of England vs Ireland on Saturday afternoon, tensions have been bubbling all week. With Ireland chasing the Grand Slam and England eager to avoid a third consecutive loss, the stakes are higher than usual for the fixture. Earlier in the week, England brought Marius …

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