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Queenstown

# queenstown - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From The Score New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls Sheer Brutality

New Zealander bludgeons quickest ever one-day century in 36 balls

Corey Anderson took no pity on a hapless West Indies attack in the picturesque setting of Queenstown.

# queenstown - Friday 22 June, 2012

From The Score Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist … or a coach Talisman

Summer Tour Diary: Next time this guy is back, he will be a tourist … or a coach

Seven tours to New Zealand and not many wins to speak of but Brian O’Driscoll can sign off in style by conquering the All Blacks.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: One of the Titanic’s last letters to go on display at museum Titanic This post contains images

In pictures: One of the Titanic’s last letters to go on display at museum

The letter was brought ashore to Cobh – then known as Queenstown – on the doomed ship’s last stop.

# queenstown - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From The Score Summer Tour Diary: Unbelievable belief and a fantastic sponge in Queenstown Dunkin'

Summer Tour Diary: Unbelievable belief and a fantastic sponge in Queenstown

Donncha O’Callaghan braves icy cold waters and Les Kiss talks up the ongoing development of Conor Murray.

# queenstown - Friday 13 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making Get Off That Ship This post contains images

Stunning Titanic graphic novel was seven years in the making

Irish illustrator reveals his labour of love – a graphic novel that chronicles the experience of photographer Fr Frank Browne on board the doomed ship.

# queenstown - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago Poignant

This is where the Titanic was at this time exactly 100 years ago

Interactive map shows that the ship would have been off the southwestern coast of Ireland, having left Cobh at 1.30pm on this day in 1912.

From TheJournal.ie The luckiest priest on the Titanic… Titanic100

The luckiest priest on the Titanic…

Fr Frank Browne left behind one of the most valuable photographic records of the first leg of the Titanic’s maiden voyage. Luckily for him, his Jesuit superior ordered him off the boat at Cobh.

# queenstown - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

Is Titanic a true story? Er, yes.

Some Twitter users have had their #mindblown by news that there was a ship called Titanic and it did actually sink. And they are not the only ones…

# queenstown - Friday 9 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank Titanic100 This post contains images

The ocean floor pics that show how the Titanic sank

New images show how the exact break-up of the Titanic might now be understood – and whether the ship had a fatal design flaw.

# queenstown - Sunday 1 January, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking Titanic100 This post contains images

Archives show human tragedy and truth behind Titanic sinking

National Library of Ireland resources give Irish perspective on shipping disaster which has its centenary in April this year.

# queenstown - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

From The Score IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying Rubbish

IRFU brush off English criticism of World Cup partying

An anonymous English player has claimed that Ireland behaved “much worse” than he and his team-mates did on their infamous night out in Queenstown.

# queenstown - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

From The Score An RFU free bar kick-started England’s infamous ‘dwarfgate’ night out Freebie

An RFU free bar kick-started England’s infamous ‘dwarfgate’ night out

Reports suggest that the RFU funded the English rugby team’s drinking before their ill-advised night out in Queenstown’s Altitude Bar.

# queenstown - Friday 11 November, 2011

From The Score England drop Tindall for Queenstown shenanigans Bye Bye

England drop Tindall for Queenstown shenanigans

Chris Ashton and James Haskell were also landed with suspended fines for their inappropriate behaviour in New Zealand.

# queenstown - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

From The Score The Happy Camper: new austerity measures on the road Penny Pinching

The Happy Camper: new austerity measures on the road

“Men like Tom Crean and Roald Amundsen have looked into such tracts of the wild unknown and thought ‘onward.’ For us, this will be the southern limit of our lifetime.”

# queenstown - Saturday 1 October, 2011

From The Score In the saddle: no rest for the wicked Rough Ride

In the saddle: no rest for the wicked

The Irish fans on the road to Dunedin are feeling the burn as their charity cycle winds down.

# queenstown - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

From The Score The Happy Camper: See the world in green and blue Rest Day

The Happy Camper: See the world in green and blue

The Happy Camper puffs out his cheeks in an exhausted exhale. His camera battery is dying, the memory is full and he has just been to Milford Sound, the place New Zealanders go to sight-see.

# queenstown - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

From The Score The Happy Camper: counting down the seconds to Sunday RWC2011

The Happy Camper: counting down the seconds to Sunday

Sean and company found their home away from home as they rolled up to the ski slopes of Queenstown.

# queenstown - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

From The Score The Happy Camper: time to cool our jets On The Road

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.

From The Score D’Arcy and O’Connell doubtful for Russia game Waiting Game

D’Arcy and O’Connell doubtful for Russia game

Declan Kidney may rest the pair, in addition to several other key players, for Sunday’s game.

# queenstown - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

From The Score Fergus McFadden’s World Cup diary: week one Column

Fergus McFadden’s World Cup diary: week one

The Ireland centre writes from the squad’s base in Auckland for TheScore. It’s the only place you’ll find out which forward will have to tan his legs.

# queenstown - Thursday 8 September, 2011

From The Score Hugh Cahill’s New Zealand diary: Day 2 Game On

Hugh Cahill’s New Zealand diary: Day 2

Our man – like Ireland’s squad – has moved on from the picturesque Queenstown as we prepare for tomorrow’s big kick-off.

# queenstown - Monday 5 September, 2011

From The Score Delayed arrivals: D’Arcy and Healy join team-mates in New Zealand Touchdown

Delayed arrivals: D’Arcy and Healy join team-mates in New Zealand

Leinster duo jet in to complete Declan Kidney’s squad ahead of this weekend’s big kick-off.

# queenstown - Thursday 1 September, 2011

From The Score In pictures: BOD and the boys touch down in Queenstown Sing-Song This post contains images

In pictures: BOD and the boys touch down in Queenstown

The Irish rugby squad arrived in New Zealand this morning — and even belted out a little bit of Christy Moore for those who turned out to welcome them.