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#Blindside

# blindside - Last year 2021

Beirne out of isolation and back on the scoresheet for the Lions
# Contender
From The42
# Contender

Beirne out of isolation and back on the scoresheet for the Lions

Jul 11th 2021, 10:00 PM 9,299 Views 2 Comments

The Munster and Ireland man is pushing for a Test start at blindside flanker.

England expect Peter O'Mahony to come back into Ireland's starting XV
# Blindside
From The42
# Blindside

England expect Peter O'Mahony to come back into Ireland's starting XV

Mar 17th 2021, 12:41 PM 27,996 Views 58 Comments

The 31-year-old is free to play again after his suspension.

# blindside - All time

Caelan Doris relishing another big occasion to underline his pedigree
# Blindside
From The42
# Blindside

Caelan Doris relishing another big occasion to underline his pedigree

Oct 28th 2020, 6:53 PM 6,729 Views 7 Comments

The 22-year-old Leinster back row feels he saves his best performances for the biggest games.

Ruddock unlucky to miss out as 'really solid ' Beirne gets shot at blindside
# Selection
From The42
# Selection

Ruddock unlucky to miss out as 'really solid ' Beirne gets shot at blindside

Oct 10th 2019, 10:25 AM 9,298 Views 12 Comments

Joe Schmidt is excited to have Robbie Henshaw back in his starting team.

Basketball and hurling behind Moloney as flies Athy flag in U20 Six Nations
# Multi-sport Man
From The42
# Multi-sport Man

Basketball and hurling behind Moloney as flies Athy flag in U20 Six Nations

Feb 17th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,356 Views 4 Comments

The flanker has revelled in the intensity of the Championship as Ireland have pushed their way top of the table.

'Fire in the bellies, ice in the brain': Griffin ready to lead the charge again for Ireland
# Hard Edge
From The42
# Hard Edge

'Fire in the bellies, ice in the brain': Griffin ready to lead the charge again for Ireland

Aug 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 3,742 Views 1 Comment

The Kerry blindside has been a silver lining through victories with ample grey areas.

Alan Quinlan's verdict after Munster's awful night in Paris: 'embarrassing, borderline disgraceful'
# Down And Out
From The42
# Down And Out

Alan Quinlan's verdict after Munster's awful night in Paris: 'embarrassing, borderline disgraceful'

Jan 9th 2016, 7:17 PM 22,710 Views 66 Comments

Anthony Foley’s long-time team-mate called for a root and branch review of the whole province after a dismal showing against 14-man Stade Francais.

'Dark days' of rehab and recovery long behind Stephen Ferris
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

'Dark days' of rehab and recovery long behind Stephen Ferris

Oct 26th 2015, 8:45 AM 10,204 Views 5 Comments

The flanker can look back with pride on a career with many more highs than lows.

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:42 PM 9,525 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

'As long as the hunger is there, I'll keep playing on' -- John Muldoon
# Ultimate Connacht Man
From The42
# Ultimate Connacht Man

'As long as the hunger is there, I'll keep playing on' -- John Muldoon

Aug 21st 2015, 12:05 AM 4,806 Views 6 Comments

The Connacht captain’s current contract ends at the end of the season, but he intends on signing a new one.

Iain Henderson 'relishing the confrontation' with Peter O'Mahony
# Blindside
From The42
# Blindside

Iain Henderson 'relishing the confrontation' with Peter O'Mahony

May 8th 2015, 1:00 AM 7,416 Views 6 Comments

The rivals for Ireland’s number six jersey boast contrasting styles and will collide on Saturday.

Is Peter O'Mahony a 6,7 or 8 and does it even matter?
# Position
From The42
# Position

Is Peter O'Mahony a 6,7 or 8 and does it even matter?

Sep 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,204 Views 31 Comments

‘I’m not going to name myself down to a position at the moment,’ says the Munster captain.

The best is yet to come for Rhys Ruddock, says proud father Mike
# Long Time Coming
From The42
# Long Time Coming

The best is yet to come for Rhys Ruddock, says proud father Mike

May 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,128 Views 0 Comments

It has taken five seasons for the 23-year-old to become an overnight success.

Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster

Apr 18th 2014, 8:29 AM 2,394 Views 1 Comment

After two consecutive losses, nothing but a win will do for Leinster tonight.

Shoulder surgery rules O'Mahony out for rest of season
# Captain Fantastic
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

Shoulder surgery rules O'Mahony out for rest of season

Apr 9th 2014, 10:47 AM 5,350 Views 19 Comments

And elsewhere, Ulster have signed up a former Munster prop.

Stephen Ferris back with a bang as Ulster grab bonus point win
# Fez
From The42
# Fez

Stephen Ferris back with a bang as Ulster grab bonus point win

Mar 14th 2014, 9:24 PM 9,032 Views 22 Comments

It was not all good news for Ulster, Ruan Pienaar appeared to injure his arm in the 26 – 13 win.

In-form blindside Ruddock ready for battle with 'different team' in Castres
# Pool 1
From The42
# Pool 1

In-form blindside Ruddock ready for battle with 'different team' in Castres

Jan 8th 2014, 7:29 AM 2,724 Views 5 Comments

The blindside is enjoying his best season so far and wants to keep the ball rolling this Sunday.

Robbie Diack patrolling the blindside as new contract awaits Stephen Ferris
# Interpro
From The42
# Interpro

Robbie Diack patrolling the blindside as new contract awaits Stephen Ferris

Dec 30th 2013, 5:38 PM 5,899 Views 8 Comments

The Irish-qualified flanker says Ulster have taken last weekend’s defeat to Leinster on the chin.

Analysis: O’Mahony surges into leading role for Ireland
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Analysis: O’Mahony surges into leading role for Ireland

Nov 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 19,028 Views 40 Comments

We break down the blindside flanker’s best performance in an Ireland jersey, play-by-play.

'We'd love to see him stick around' - Henry urges Ferris to fight on
# Hard Ball
From The42
# Hard Ball

'We'd love to see him stick around' - Henry urges Ferris to fight on

May 31st 2013, 11:37 AM 3,452 Views 2 Comments

The emergence of young blindsides Iain Henderson and Peter O’Mahony may see the IRFU balk at his contract demands.

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend

Jan 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 834 Views 0 Comments

The flanker acknowledges that Leinster need four tries this weekend, but is intent on remaining focused on the little details.

Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris
# Blindside
From The42
# Blindside

Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris

Jan 3rd 2013, 11:32 AM 1,110 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster flanker is hopeful of a return in time for Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks
# Believe
From The42
# Believe

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks

Jun 15th 2012, 1:58 PM 3,543 Views 14 Comments

No more dice rolling for Irish coach Declan Kidney but most supporters would not be averse to a game of stuck in the mud against New Zealand.

A cheap shot caused this shemozzle in the NFL yesterday
# Blindside
From The42
# Blindside

A cheap shot caused this shemozzle in the NFL yesterday

Oct 10th 2011, 12:26 PM 415 Views 0 Comments

And you thought the endzone was just for dancing? Here’s what happened in the Panthers and Saints game yesterday.