This is part of The42′s Class of 95 series, a week-long examination of professional rugby in Ireland. Packo Fitzgerald gets to grips with Swansea. Source: Billy Stickland/INPHO “WHEN MUNSTER PLAYED Swansea in the province’s first ever European Cup tie in November 1995, a crowd of 5,000 witnessed proceedings at Thomond Park,” writes DrContinue Reading

JOE SCHMIDT’S HOPES that the Ireland U20s would provide his team with stiff opposition at yesterday’s opening training session in Monaghan certainly materialised. Nigel Carolan’s charges were up for the task, with an enjoyable bout of pushing and shoving breaking out between the forwards during lineout and maul practice. ForContinue Reading

THIS TIME TWO weeks ago, there was a serious conversation ongoing surrounding Ireland women’s rugby. Hannah Tyrrell. Source: Ryan Byrne/INPHO Click Here: gold coast titans jerseys Leading the Six Nations after two bonus-point wins in their two opening games, there was speculation that three key players were set to beContinue Reading