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Hickie and Wallace insist it's horses for courses in battle for Blues' No 10
WHOEVER Matt O'Connor names at 10 when the Leinster team is announced at lunchtime today, Irish rugby legends Denis Hickie and Paul Wallace expect the battle between Ian Madigan and Jimmy Gopperth to run right through the season.
Neil Francis: All intelligent purpose deserts Penney's men as hungry Edinburgh seize...
Most of you will be unfamiliar with the baseball term the Mendoza line. Mario Mendoza was a thoroughly average short stop for the Seattle Mariners who had a career batting average of .200. The term the Mendoza line is a figurative boundary or the low-end cut-off point...
May's late show lifts Gloucester
Wing Jonny May's late try gave Gloucester a dramatic victory as Perpignan had their former Munster centre Lifeimi Mafi sent off.
Pelissie on song
Jonathan Pelissie came off the bench to propel Montpellier to victory in Pool 5.
Castres punish wasteful Saints
Dylan Hartley claimed a try but Northampton slumped to defeat in their opening match of the Heineken Cup campaign.
Sexton comes face to face with demon-slaying Clermont
The finalists of last year appear today in the first round of the last Heineken Cup as we know it. That's two 'lasts' and the final in 'finalist' against one 'first'. Funereal language weighs down on the puppy-dog brightness of the European season. Let's hear it for Toulon and...
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Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United: Transfer now 'more possible', says Gary Neville
Paul Kimmage interview: Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley forged in GAA furnace
MacGinty's World of Golf: King Billy votes for McIlroy
Springboks Ruan Pienaar and Zane Kirchner facing weeks on the sidelines
Ulster scrum-half Ruan Pienaar is facing 4-6 weeks on the...
Pienaar blow for Ulster as All Blacks survive scare
ULSTER are set to be without the influential Ruan Pienaar for their opening Rugby Champions Cup...
Neil Francis: Surrender to hijackers leaves Cup hostage to fortune
The following letter appeared in The Times of London on...
London Irish full-back Tom Homer faces another two months on sidelines
London Irish full-back Tom Homer has been ruled out for at least...
Video: I hope lessons have been learned from the Jonny Sexton saga - Rob Kearney
Leinster and Ireland star Rob Kearney is hoping that the fact...
Foley's European reign kicks off with trip to Sale Sharks
Anthony Foley will begin his quest for European glory when Munster open their Rugby Champions...
Irish provinces handed tricky opening tests as Champions Cup fixtures and TV...
Guinness Pro12 title holders Leinster will entertain Wasps in...
Twickenham chosen to host inaugural Rugby Champions Cup Final
Twickenham has been chosen to host the inaugural final of the...
Boys in blue...and yellow as Leinster unveil new European jersey
Leinster are gearing up for the inaugural European Rugby...
Brian O’Driscoll signs up as BT pundit for new season
Recently retired Brian O’Driscoll will be keeping a close eye on European rugby proceedings...
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