Posts Tagged ‘rugby’
Yesterday the pop culture geek squad gave you their 2013 predictions. Now our sports writers let you know what you can expect in rugby, NFL, and Rory McIlroy's love life this year.
Ronan O’Gara became the highest capped Munster player of the pro era on Saturday in his home town of Cork, but can he add more caps to his 234 after another lethargic Munster performance?
Things couldn’t have panned out much worse in the Heineken Cup fourth round for the provinces. Shane looks back. Well, we say 'looks', but he's actually wincing.
Rabo action returns with three of our four provinces racking up strong performances. Shane reviews, and looks forward to the 2015 Rugby World Cup... just over 1000 days away!
Shane's celebrating Ireland's fantastic performance against Argentina, but one big question remains: why aren't we this superb all the time?
The game has changed in recent years, but Ireland’s game strategy and the thinking of our manager has not. Shane takes a look at Ireland's defeat by the Springboks.
Victories for Munster, Connacht and Ulster, but not Leinster, as they come up against their bogey team yet again. Shane looks over the weekend's rugby action.
As Ireland prepares for the rugby autumn internationals, Shane picks his starting 15 for the South Africa match, and questions whether Declan Kidney should remain in command.
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.