# rugby - Today’s News
A glimpse at a little-seen world.
# rugby - Yesterday’s News
Division 1A champions Clontarf picked up no less than four trophies after their superb league success.
# rugby - Wednesday 23 April, 2014
The Grenoble scrum-half knows a thing or two about facing the Top 14′s best following his breakthrough season with Grenoble.
The veteran lock says the Heineken Cup champions are better than the side that beat his province heavily in France in 2011.
# rugby - Tuesday 22 April, 2014
Connacht coach Pat Lam lamented his squad’s injury crisis after another heavy defeat all but ended his side’s European Cup hopes.
# rugby - Sunday 20 April, 2014
Gareth Anscombe, meanwhile, left his last-ditch penalty attempt against Crusaders a few, crucial yards short.
The NFRL hosted its inaugural rugby combine event in Minneapolis two weekends ago, with a number of former NFL players attending.
Also featuring a jubilant Ken Doherty, Eoin Cadogan and a child who simply would not share.
# rugby - Saturday 19 April, 2014
James Hart kicked 11 points for Grenoble but they Bayonne back into a game they really should have won.
# rugby - Friday 18 April, 2014
Jack Dinneen has been drafted into the senior squad following an injury crisis in the front row.
The British broadcaster previously tied up a deal to show the Pro12 from September onwards.
# rugby - Tuesday 15 April, 2014
CJ Stander, Simon Zebo and Donncha O’Callaghan were just some of those in attendance.
# rugby - Saturday 12 April, 2014
Three first half tries have put the hosts to the sword.
The South Afrcian was on form as Munster’s Heineken Cup semi-final opposition came from 20-9 down to prevail.
The 24-year-old has made a name with Waikato Chiefs.
The news is a big blow to the national broadcaster.
# rugby - Tuesday 8 April, 2014
Trailing by 18 points with less than six minute left, the UCT Ikeys were surely beaten…
# rugby - Sunday 6 April, 2014
Meanwhile in Canberra, Auckland Blues’ Jerome Kaino cheered himself up by meeting an Aussie legend.
The Irish and English rugby legends meet in a last-man-standing clash at Stade Felix Mayol this afternoon.
# rugby - Saturday 5 April, 2014
French referee Jerome Garces will not be welcome back at Ravenhill any time soon.
The unbeaten run at Stade Marcel Michelin is now up to 75 matches.
The former Munster and Ireland flanker says Toulouse have been ‘on the radar’ ever since they thrashed his province in 1996.
# rugby - Friday 4 April, 2014
The former Leinster and Saracens hooker believes his old side will fall short at a sold-out Ravenhill on Saturday evening.
Gordon D’Arcy knows his Leinster bro more than his Leinster bro knows about him.
The former Leinster and Ireland U20 lock is hoping to make the Sarries squad to compete in the Heineken Cup quarter final.
# rugby - Thursday 3 April, 2014
The Scottish captain has vast experience of playing in front of fired up Ireland supporters.
The French winger believes his team are hitting form at the right time.
There are two gigantic, French obstacles in place that may well scupper any hopes of a rematch of the 2006 and 2009 clashes.
The Sports Minister was speaking about the 2023 competition on Off The Ball.
Top 14 sides have been unashamed in spending big and buying bigger in recent years, writes Simon Hick.
# rugby - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
We are not sure if Ruan Pienaar is being tackled or is sporting the sprawled monkey hairstyle.
The incident occurred a week after the Waratahs chief broke a glass pane during an away defeat to the Brumbies.
The poor lad didn’t even see it coming.
# rugby - Monday 31 March, 2014
The out-half played from start to finish in the Blues’ top-of-the-table triumph over Munster.
# rugby - Sunday 30 March, 2014
The American dropped the ball under the posts to deny what would have been a superb club rugby score.
The man who replaced Brian O’Driscoll in the third Lions Test put Scarlets ahead after just three minutes.
The Northampton Saints and England hooker will be spoken to by his coach Jim Mallinder.
Round Seven of the southern hemisphere’s elite rugby competition brought its usual sackful of attacking plays, big hits and stunning tries.
Kosuke Hashino, hang your head in shame.
There will be up to 60 athletes with NFL experience at the unique two-day event in Minneapolis next weekend.
The back row forward believes the westerners have what it takes to defeat Scarlets in Wales today.