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TMO, once the envy of every other sport, threatening to become a blight on rugby
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TMO, once the envy of every other sport, threatening to become a blight on rugby

Sep 21st 2015, 3:07 PM 7,210 Views 22 Comments

‘The man upstairs’ has been too quick to demand a stoppage, and referees aren’t helping either.

Opinion: Peace in European rugby hits fans in the pocket
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# Ercc

Opinion: Peace in European rugby hits fans in the pocket

Apr 10th 2014, 9:04 PM 22,336 Views 51 Comments

European rugby will live on next season, but you’ll have to pay extra to keep watching it.

Opinion: No debate over starting 10, Italy Test calls for Jackson
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# In From The Side

Opinion: No debate over starting 10, Italy Test calls for Jackson

Feb 28th 2014, 8:03 AM 15,711 Views 54 Comments

The young out-half is an unfairly maligned character after rising to the top of his profession early.

Penney takes leave of Munster after getting over most difficult hurdle
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Penney takes leave of Munster after getting over most difficult hurdle

Feb 6th 2014, 7:00 PM 6,289 Views 7 Comments

The Kiwi had finally won over the doubters in his second year in charge.

In momentum championship Ireland and Wales have the ball slowly rolling
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# In From The Side

In momentum championship Ireland and Wales have the ball slowly rolling

Feb 4th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,446 Views 6 Comments

Saturday is beginning to look like a Six Nations decider.

In From The Side: Home run just reward for Ulster's away mettle
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In From The Side: Home run just reward for Ulster's away mettle

Jan 20th 2014, 4:16 PM 2,062 Views 1 Comment

This time around the northern province have the measure of Saracens in the Heineken Cup quarter-final.

Unqualified Leinster still the province with ingredients for success
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# In From The Side

Unqualified Leinster still the province with ingredients for success

Jan 13th 2014, 2:04 PM 5,612 Views 31 Comments

Leinster will probably have to travel in the quarter-finals, but that won’t worry them.

Opinion: Schmidt selection criticism unwarranted and short-sighted
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# Headache

Opinion: Schmidt selection criticism unwarranted and short-sighted

Nov 15th 2013, 10:39 AM 4,035 Views 27 Comments

Conor Murray is Ireland’s best scrum-half, that doesn’t mean he should start and finish every single game.

Munster call on key men at key times to end losing run to Leinster
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# Reaction

Munster call on key men at key times to end losing run to Leinster

Oct 5th 2013, 10:02 PM 4,371 Views 16 Comments

The southern province had catalysts at the start and controllers at the finish of a hard-fought inter-pro.

Aussie lambs to the slaughter as McCaw scores on All Blacks comeback
# Bledisloe Cup
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# Bledisloe Cup

Aussie lambs to the slaughter as McCaw scores on All Blacks comeback

Aug 17th 2013, 1:11 PM 4,224 Views 1 Comment

The Lions softened the Wallabies up. New Zealand went in for the kill.

In From The Side: Second half syndrome killing Ireland's hopes
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In From The Side: Second half syndrome killing Ireland's hopes

Feb 27th 2013, 12:26 PM 1,592 Views 3 Comments

Defeat in Murrayfield was only the latest of a long list of Irish leads thrown away.

In From The Side: Where do we go from here?
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In From The Side: Where do we go from here?

Feb 13th 2013, 8:30 AM 2,902 Views 8 Comments

After such an incredible opening 40 minutes to the Six Nations, momentum has swung against Ireland.

Who's Webb Ellis? These are the REAL winners and losers of the Rugby World Cup
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# In From The Side

Who's Webb Ellis? These are the REAL winners and losers of the Rugby World Cup

Oct 22nd 2011, 12:08 PM 538 Views 0 Comments

Dwarf-throwing, facial hair, ball-swapping, Hooky in his pyjamas. Did that just happen?