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‘I Regret Deeply The Events Of That Evening’ – Stuart Olding Releases Statement Following Acquittal

Stuart Olding has released a statement following the conclusion of the Belfast rape trial on Wednesday afternoon.  After less than four hours of deliberation, a Belfast jury acquitted Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding and two other defendants on all charges. Following the verdict, the IRFU and Ulster Rugby released a joint statement announcing that the players would not be considered for …

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Johnny Sexton Reveals Brilliant First Piece Of Advice He Received From Joe Schmidt [Interview]

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. Speaking on the FFS podcast, Johnny Sexton gave an extraordinary insight into the workings of an obsessive mind with the Leinster and Ireland out-half speaking in …

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Opta Compile A Bizarre Statistical Team Of The Six Nations With Just Four Irish Players

Sometimes, the stats really do lie… After a phenomenal Six Nations campaign that saw Ireland romping home to the Grand Slam in Twickenham, Opta has compiled a statistical team of the tournament that includes just four Irish players. According to the stat masters, Conor Murray was the player of the tournament while CJ Stander, Tadgh Furlong and Jacob Stockdale also …

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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


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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Josh Van Der Flier Has Been Ruled Out For The Entire Season

Not only will Josh van der Flier miss Ireland’s next NatWest 6 Nations game against Italy as a result of the knee injury he picked up against France in Paris on Saturday, he will also miss the remainder of the competition and indeed the season. Van der Flier had to be replaced after just 25 minutes at the Stade de …

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Report: Montpellier Make Gargantuan Offer To Munster’s CJ Stander

Guinness PRO12 Semi-Final, Thomond Park, Limerick 20/5/2017 Munster vs Ospreys Munster's CJ Stander

In recent weeks, fears that CJ Stander could follow Donnacha Ryan and Simon Zebo in signing for a move to the Top 14 have subsided somewhat, but a new report is likely to rouse further anxiety among Irish rugby fans. According to the Irish Examiner, the Ireland and Munster back-row has received a gargantuan offer from affluent French suitors Montpellier …

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Disciplinary Panel Has Ruled On Andrew Conway’s Fate After Sending Off Against Connacht

Munster’s Andrew Conway has been handed a mere one-week suspension by a Pro14 disciplinary panel for late-charging Connacht out-half Jack Carty after he kicked the ball in the 61st minute of an all-Irish clash at the Sportsground in Galway on Friday. The tackle forced referee Nigel Owens to brandish a red card under Law 10.4, meaning that Conway initially faced …

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Leinster Confirm Garry Ringrose Is Set For Lengthy Spell On Sidelines After Undergoing Surgery

The RBS 6 Nations Rugby Round 5 Aviva Stadium Dublin 18/3/2017 Ireland vs England Ireland’s Garry Ringrose

This morning, RTÉ’s Darren Frehill reported via Twitter that Leinster centre Garry Ringrose could be out of action until Christmas due to a shoulder injury that he suffered prior to Ireland’s summer tour in the USA and Japan. Hearing Garry Ringrose sidelined with shoulder injury until Christmas. Interesting pic on his Instagram. Hurt it before summer tour! pic.twitter.com/ckOa4fvgif — Darren Frehill (@Darrenfrehill) …

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