Category Archives: Senior Club Rugby

Rugby Feature Interview: Fintan O’Sullivan (Highfield RFC) – The Evening Echo – June 16 2020

AIL Rugby: Highfield captain on why the club must move on from missing out on promotion Daire Walsh HIGHFIELD club captain Fintan O’Sullivan can vividly remember the moment he discovered the 2019/20 All-Ireland League season had been cancelled. When domestic … Continue reading

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Rugby Feature Interview: Jack Crowley (Cork Constitution & Ireland U20s) – The Evening Echo – May 27 2020

Cork rugby’s hottest prospect can kick on with Munster when sport returns Daire Walsh ACADEMY prospect Jack Crowley believes that building on Munster’s ‘historic identity’ can act as the template for future success in the province. Since the summer of … Continue reading

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Rugby Feature Interview: Evan Mintern (Cork Constitution & Rugby United New York) – The Evening Echo – May 4 2020

Cork rugby: Mintern won’t let run of bad luck deter him from professional dream Daire Walsh SINCE he was just five years of age, Blackrock’s Evan Mintern had dreamed of becoming a professional rugby player. While a hamstring injury ensured … Continue reading

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Brian Hayes (Cork Constitution) News Piece: The Evening Echo – April 13 2020

Con just accept season is finished AIL RUGBY Daire Walsh NOW that the dust has started to settle, Brian Hayes admits Cork Constitution have come to the terms with the abrupt end to their domestic season. With the the Cork … Continue reading

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Brian Hayes (Cork Constitution) Feature Interview: The Evening Echo – April 13 2020

Cork rugby veteran Brian Hayes has gone Dutch for the sporting lockdown Daire Walsh AT a time when so many Irish people have returned home to sit out the coronavirus outbreak, Cork Constitution lock, Brian Hayes has gone abroad. A … Continue reading

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Rugby Feature Piece: Billy Quinlan (Highfield Director Of Rugby) – The Evening Echo – March 30 2020

Highfield director of rugby says club are well placed despite missing promotion Daire Walsh DESPITE having their campaign cut short due to the Coronavirus outbreak, there is more than enough reason for Highfield RFC to be positive about the road … Continue reading

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Naas RFC Interview: Gary Rowan (Director Of Rugby) – The Kildare Nationalist – March 24 2020

RUGBY: GARY ROWAN INTERVIEW – NAAS RFC DIRECTOR OF RUGBY “They’ve done the right thing” By Daire Walsh NAAS RFC Director of Rugby Gary Rowan was in full agreement with the IRFU’s decision last Thursday to bring a permanent halt … Continue reading

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Highfield RFC News Piece: Billy Quinlan (Director Of Rugby) – The Evening Echo – March 24 2020

Cork rugby: Highfield left frustrated as AIL season called off when they were in pole position for promotion to top flight Daire Walsh HIGHFIELD Director of Rugby Billy Quinlan felt there was a lack of communication surrounding the IRFU’s decision … Continue reading

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All-Ireland League Division 1A: Lansdowne V Clontarf – Irishrugby.ie – February 17 2020

LANSDOWNE 29 CLONTARF 28, Aviva Stadium back pitch (played on Friday) Scorers: Lansdowne: Tries: Darragh Murphy, James Reynolds; Cons: Craig Ronaldson 2; Pens: Craig Ronaldson 5 Clontarf: Tries: Sean Kearns, Tom Byrne, Matt D’Arcy; Cons: Sean Kearns 2; Pens: Sean Kearns … Continue reading

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All-Ireland League Division 1A: Terenure College V Lansdowne – Irishrugby.ie – January 26 2020

TERENURE COLLEGE 16 LANSDOWNE 17, Lakelands Park Scorers: Terenure College: Try: Paddy Thornton; Con: James Thornton; Pens: James Thornton 3 Lansdowne: Tries: Oisin Dowling, Dan Sheehan; Cons: Tim Foley 2; Pen: Tim Foley HT: Terenure College 6 Lansdowne 10 Leinster Academy … Continue reading

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