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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Composure

Last year
'In other years, we could have struggled to get back into the game then'
Munster captain Peter O’Mahony was happy with his side’s resolve in the closing minutes in Castres.
All time
Cullen hails Byrne's impact for Leinster after Sexton suffers head injury
Leinster overturned a 14-point deficit to beat Exeter in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.
'I spoke to him after the match and he said: 'I was absolutely bricking it, absolutely bricking it''
Ciaran Frawley’s debut against Scarlets left John Fogarty impressed, and he could be in line for a first start this Friday night.
Castlebar Mitchels show their experience to hold off late Mohill comeback
The Mayo champions kicked seven points in the final stages to secure their spot in the Connacht semi-final.
Carty overcomes criticism to kick Connacht to spectacular late win
The 24-year-old out-half was rewarded for his hard work in training.
'It's an example of what Connacht people are about' - Lam hails Carty
The Connacht out-half nailed a last-gasp penalty to secure a win against Wasps.
Analysis: Henshaw's game-clinching score shows Ireland's belief and skill
The pressure brought the best out of Joe Schmidt’s side.
Ringrose keeping a level head before second season with Leinster
The 21-year-old feels his studies are as important as rugby.
Marco Fu ignores cue crisis to level World Championship semi-final
It’s neck and neck following tonight’s action at the Crucible in Sheffield.
'The old legs have got a bit of life in them!' - Dan Carter finishes with pride
The 33-year-old was sensational for New Zealand as they claimed a second consecutive World Cup.
Glenswilly lose captain, but hold their nerve in injury time to advance to Donegal SFC final
The reigning champions showed their experience to power to a dramatic two-point victory.
'I think as a 10 that's your responsibility' - Munster's match winner Keatley
The 27-year-old held his nerve to clinch the victory for Munster with a last-gasp drop goal.
Here is the last-minute drop-goal that broke Italian hearts today
The Scottish victory will ease fears of the dreaded wooden spoon
Pienaar: Sometimes you look calm, but you’re not calm inside
Ulster’s South African scrum-half says he will never be ‘too old or too wise to learn’.
Murph’s Sideline Cut: "Tomás Ó Sé said last week that you can’t train yourself for a match against Donegal – you have to experience it."
The composure, athleticism and hunger of the Donegal players proved critical in seeing off Cork yesterday, writes Ciaran Murphy.