Scrappy play and tactical upheaval marked the week's rugby, but all-in-all a pretty good showing from our national four. Shane takes a close look in Oval Digest.
A mixed weekend for the Irish sides, but not exactly a wasted one. Shane looks back on the weekend's rugby action.
The Heineken Cup starts tonight, and our Shane's been pondering odds with his statistician's hat on. Can Leinster do it again?
Ahead of this weekend's Munster v. Leinster clash of the titans, Shane takes a look at the top five moments from previous meetings in a special Oval Digest.
With Connacht providing a lesson in passion, positional play and tackling to a lacklustre Leinster side, there's plenty of upset from the weekend's rugby action for Shane to revisit in this week's Oval Digest.
Leinster continue to worry fans whilst Munster power ahead with their campaign. Oval Digest casts an analytical eye over the week's rugby.
The tragic death of rising Ulster star Nevin Spence this weekend has shocked the Irish rugby fraternity.
After the first clean sweep of the season, our Shane reckons the strengths - and weaknesses - of our four rugby teams are becoming apparent.
And they're off! Munster and Ulster kicked off with impressive wins, but neither Leinster or Connacht will be best pleased with disappointing starts to their campaigns. Shane keeps us up-to-date with the rugby season as it unfo...
In this week's Oval Digest, Ramp's resident rugby rogue Shane wraps up his preview of the coming season with a spotlight on Leinster, Ulster, and what we can expect from the league.
In our inaugural Oval Digest, Ramp's resident rugby rogue Shane takes us through a preview of the coming season, this week focusing on Connacht and Munster's campaigns.