By Martha Brennan Following the news that the IRFU would provide mandatory consent classes to all professional players, Cliona Sadlier of the Rape Crisis Network told The Irish Independent; “You need a whole hierarchy to take responsibility, it has to go all the way up and down; you can’t just land it on the players because they are just products of that system.” Sadlier … [Read more...] about Should Irish universities follow the IRFU’s lead and provide consent classes for college athletes?
Pictured: Jacob Stockdale In the wake of just our third Grand Slam ever, it may be slightly easier than usual to get dragged aboard the hype train and suddenly declare ourselves World Champions of 2019 already. The fact that the World Cup in Japan is still a year and a half away doesn’t concern the bandwagoners who have apparently just witnessed the greatest rugby team of all … [Read more...] about The crystal ball of Irish Rugby reflects a bright and exciting future
It’s the final round of matches in this year’s RBS Six Nations and it’s going right to the wire. … [Read more...] about Six Nations Preview: Scotland v Ireland
It’s the penultimate round of games in the RBS Six Nations tournament and the headline act is Wales v Ireland. The Irish will be looking to keep their Grand Slam hopes alive as they travel to the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, to face a resurgent Wales. (KO 14:30) … [Read more...] about Six Nations Preview: Wales v Ireland