Category Archives: European Rugby

TV3 Six Nations Launch: Ronan O’Gara – The Irish Examiner – December 9 2017

O’Gara vouches for value of being a ’one-club man’ By Daire Walsh Ronan O’Gara hopes that Ireland’s top players can see the value in ending their careers as a ‘one-club man’. Following in the footsteps of Donnacha Ryan (who recently … Continue reading

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TV3 Six Nations Launch: Ronan O’Gara (Online) – The Irish Examiner – December 8 2017

Ronan O’Gara: Leicester will try to get at least a losing bonus point against under-pressure Munster By Daire Walsh Ronan O’Gara believes the pressure will be on Munster to deliver the goods tomorrow night, when they welcome Leicester Tigers to … Continue reading

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Guinness PRO14: Leinster V Dragons

GUINNESS PRO14 LEINSTER 54 DRAGONS 10 By Daire Walsh After recovering from an early 10-point deficit at the RDS this evening, Leinster claimed a convincing victory over the Dragons in the Guinness PRO14. Jordi Murphy, Andrew Porter and Jack Conan … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction Piece: Leinster V Montpellier – Independent.ie – October 14 2017

‘They showed bravery and courage’ – Leo Cullen heaps praise on his young guns after Montpellier win Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was relieved after his side began their European Champions Cup campaign with a hard-earned 24-17 bonus-point win over … Continue reading

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James Tracy Interview: Pre-Leinster South Africa Tour – The Kildare Nationalist – September 19 2017

JAMES TRACY INTERVIEW By Daire Walsh Following on from a productive campaign that saw him making 26 first-team appearances for the province, the 2017/18 season looks set to be another big one for Leinster hooker James Tracy. With four senior … Continue reading

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Tadhg Beirne Interview After Guinness PRO12 Final: The Kildare Nationalist – June 6 2017

RUGBY: TADHG BEIRNE INTERVIEW Beirne’s first year at Scarlets has the perfect ending By Daire Walsh IT was an unforgettable day for Eadestown’s Tadhg Beirne at the Aviva Stadium last Saturday week, when his debut season as a Scarlets player … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Guinness PRO12 Final – Scarlets V Munster – Itv.com – May 28 2017

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac hails stylish final victory over Munster Head coach Wayne Pivac praised Scarlets’ attacking style as they secured the Guinness PRO12 title with a stunning 46-22 success against Munster at the Aviva Stadium. First half tries … Continue reading

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Post-Match Reaction: Guinness PRO12 Final – Scarlets V Munster – Sportinglife.com – May 27 2017

Match reaction Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac on his side’s attacking performace: “It was very, very pleasing. It’s something that the boys want to do. They want to play the style of rugby that we’re playing. It’s been successful for us. “Probably … Continue reading

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Tadhg Beirne Interview: European Rugby Champions Cup – Leinster V Scarlets – The Kildare Nationalist – May 18 2017

LEINSTER OLD BOY LOOKING TO MAKE HIS MARK AT THE RDS TOMORROW’S Guinness PRO12 semi-final at the RDS will be a hugely significant one for Tadhg Beirne, as the Scarlets second-row returns to face his old club Leinster for the … Continue reading

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Guinness PRO12 Semi-Final Preview: Leinster V Scarlets – The Kildare Nationalist – May 16 2017

Leinster looking to end season on a high RUGBY By Daire Walsh The RDS will be the venue on Friday evening, when Leinster face the Scarlets in their second competitive semi-final of the current season. The Blues will play host … Continue reading

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