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Just how far are the IRB out of touch

clock October 19, 2011 12:05 by author Donal Lenihan
The IRB's shock at Warren Gatland's admission that he thought about cheating against France shows just how far out of touch they really are [More]

Welsh are not just confident they're cocky

clock October 6, 2011 15:34 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Journalism student Cian Murray form Galway arrived in the Welsh capital two weeks ago to begin a year in Cardiff. After making a lot of new friends he is preparing to be treated like the enemy this weekend when Ireland meet Wales in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final. This is his view on the mood in Wales ahead of the big game. [More]

Simon Easterby's take on Ireland v Wales

clock October 5, 2011 17:54 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Simon Easterby is uniquely positioned - a former Irish international living and playing in west Wales for 11 seasons - here's what he thinks about Ireland v Wales [More]

Everything is falling right for Kidney

clock October 3, 2011 13:58 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Declan Kidney has some big decisions to make but, going on past experience, he won't let the country down [More]

Water Cooler: Wales and Ireland will be epic

clock October 3, 2011 11:38 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Simon Lewis, Peter Jackson, Murray Kidd and Donal Lenihan discuss Ireland's victory over Italy and the World Cup so far. [More]

As if you needed any more reason to enjoy the win over Australia...

clock September 21, 2011 22:07 by author Michael
Michael Moynihan looks at a lengthy history of Antipodean sour grapes. [More]

Jennings - a David Pocock copycat

clock September 21, 2011 11:25 by author Simon Lewis
Shane Jennings spent the week leading up to the Australia match impersonating David Pocock in training - and he's the lumps to prove it [More]

Water Cooler: Ireland must maintain the benchmark

clock September 19, 2011 11:41 by author Irish Examiner Sports
Murray Kidd, Peter Jackson, Donal Lenihan and Simon Lewis discuss Ireland’s performance against Australia and what it means to the Rugby World Cup shake up [More]

In the modern era, Ireland can't ignore raw passion

clock September 15, 2011 19:36 by author Donal Lenihan
Although technology has become a huge part of professional rugby, Ireland can't ignore the benefits of raw passion says Donal Lenihan [More]

Heaven help the All Blacks if it goes pear-shaped

clock September 8, 2011 09:02 by author Donal Lenihan
Donal Lenihan’s Rugby World Cup blog: Act I [More]


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