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‘It Was On In The Background So I Was Half-watching’ – Simon Zebo On Ireland’s Grand Slam Win

Having represented Ireland on countless occasions, one would have expected Simon Zebo to have been on the edge of his seat when Joe Schmidt’s men strutted out at Twickenham with a Grand Slam at stake.  However, having been cut from the Kiwi’s selection after announcing his decision to join Racing 92 next season, Zebo simply stated that he has ‘made peace’ …

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‘Sleepless Demons’ – Johnny Sexton Opens Up On Difficulties Coping With Missed Kicks [Exclusive]

In the midst of Ireland’s Grand Slam winning Six Nations campaign, Johnny Sexton sat down to discuss the habits and mindset of an elite athlete on the FFS podcast in partnership with Pundit Arena. After Ireland emphatically claimed what was just the third Grand Slam in the nation’s history last weekend, one would forgive Johnny Sexton for giving himself an old-fashioned …

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Eddie Jones & RFU Release Statements On England Coach’s ‘Scummy Irish’ Comments

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Eddie Jones and the RFU have responded after England’s head coach referred to Ireland as ‘scummy’… With just days remaining until Ireland and England lock horns at Twickenham, a rather cringe-worthy piece of footage emerged of Eddie Jones labelling Irish people as ‘scummy’. Filmed at a FUSO Talk last year, the clip also contained a snippet which saw the England …

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Review Panel Have Finally Ruled On France’s HIA Controversy Vs Ireland

Six Nations’ HIA review panel has released a statement after two controversial moments during Ireland’s clash with France in the opening round of fixtures. Some huge controversy arose during Ireland’s Six Nations clash with France as two French players were removed from the field of play for head injury assessments in highly questionable circumstances. Flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert suffered a knee …

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Watch: ‘That’s A Shocking Call’ – Alan Quinlan Was Baffled By One Nigel Owens Decision Against Ireland

After some dramatic scenes saw Ireland snatching victory from the jaws of defeat at the Stade de France on Saturday, some Irish fans criticized the performance of the highly respected Nigel Owens. Nigel Owens is widely regarded as the best referee plying his trade in the rugby realm. However, much like all other walks of life, even the best are …

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Watch: UEFA Video Finally Explains How Ireland Will Have Two Chances To Qualify For Euro 2020

UEFA have finally released an excellent short video explaining exactly how the newly formed UEFA Nations League will work… After a fantastic World Cup qualifying campaign, Irish fans were left heartbroken last Tuesday night after a nightmarish performance against Denmark saw their dreams of Russia 2018 ending in calamity. The damage that the 5-1 defeat will have on the Irish …

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Odds On The Next Republic Of Ireland Manager Have Been Released

Martin O’Neill is now odds-on to step down as Republic of Ireland manager… Heading into Tuesday night’s titanic World Cup playoff with Denmark, the nation of Ireland held its breath as a trip to Russia 2018 hung in the balance. Hours later, Ireland were not only out, they had been humiliated with Denmark smashing five goals past the Irish defence …

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Watch: Martin O’Neill Reacts To Ireland Drawing Denmark In The World Cup Play-Offs

On Tuesday afternoon, the nation of Ireland held its breath as FIFA kicked off the official draw for the 2018 World Cup playoffs… Heading into the proceedings, Ireland were looking at four potential opponents with Croatia, Denmark, Italy and Switzerland all listed as possibilities for Martin O’Neill’s men. With Ireland unseeded, all four of the teams mentioned were ranked higher …

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