Given the number of headlines sent to print and the variety of plaudits doled out for Ireland’s performances in November, it has been telling that very few of those made a hero of Devin Toner, one of only two Irish players to have gone the full 80 minutes in the three games against Southern Hemisphere opposition. Continue reading
If Stephen Ferris makes the rumoured switch to the Top League, he won’t be the first Irish backrower to play in Japan’s top flight rugby competition. Continue reading
The Mole had a right little outburst of smug chuckling when Will Greenwood described kick-offs as ‘almost like a new set-piece’ in his analysis of the Munster vs Northampton HEC Round 6 tie. And he is moved to a similarly snide smirk at Gavin Cummiskey’s article in yesterday’s Irish Times.
Wales really should have taken their chance when they had it. The Boks were missing some key figures through selection or injury and are pissed off and on the rebound for the match against Fiji on Saturday. Continue reading
Breaking News [from somebody else]: Bakkies has an ouchie on his achilles tendon and looks set to miss the SA vs Wales match. Continue reading