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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# On The Road

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The Happy Camper: Every cock will crow...
“A future quiz question beckons for a man named captain on his World Cup debut,” quips Sean as the crew move on to Wellington.
The Happy Camper: the Russians are coming...
“For us, Napier is a nightmare,” writes Sean Farrell after the van’s first epic leg of its World cup journey.
The Happy Camper: time to cool our jets
In between witnessing historic Irish victories, and hob-nobbing with international rugby managers, our man in the van hits New Zealand’s adventure sports.
The Happy Camper: it's the morning after the night before
“As optimistic a bunch as we are, we presumed that Ireland would finish second in this group and so, we have tickets to the wrong quarter-final. They are both in Wellington however, so the hope is that we can make it to both.”
The Happy Camper: did that just happen?
Our man in the van, sent this report from his seat in Eden Park – complete with shaky video of Irish celebrations.
The Happy Camper: my bags are packed and I'm ready to go...
Last call for Sean, Tosh and Mark. Your departures gate is about to close….
Meet the Happy Camper: our man on the road in New Zealand
We’re sending one Irish rugby fan off to New Zealand with the keys to a van, a road map and a broadband dongle. He’ll send updates from the road throughout the tournament.
In pictures: delighted Bagdonas wins the An Post Rás
Gediminas Bagdonas of the An Post Seán Kelly team has won the 2011 An Post Rás.
In pictures: stage seven of the An Post Rás
Gediminas Bagdonas hangs on to the yellow jersey as Martyn Irvine claims today’s penultimate stage.
In pictures: day six of the An Post Rás
Marcin Bialoblocki takes today’s sixth stage as Gediminas Bagdonas hangs on to the overall lead.
Viggo to play William Burroughs
The upcoming film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road will star Viggo Mortensen and Amy Adams.