The crystal ball of Irish Rugby reflects a bright and exciting future

Jacob Stockdale

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 […]

Hectic 2018 ahead in sport

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Let’s face it, for the most part 2017 was quite a flat year in terms of sport. There was some undoubted high points such as the two All-Ireland finals, Ireland’s win over Wales and the New England Patriots remarkable Superbowl comeback victory. But in a gap year for the major international football tournaments and the […]

The downfall of Rugby in the Northern Hemisphere

The emphasis on club rugby in the northern hemisphere has led to the downfall of its international scene.

NUIG Prevail in League Decider


Sligo 5 – NUIG 14

Cork Con down NUIG-Corinthians



Rugby’s Hit & Miss!

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  A massive weekend of European rugby is over. Toulon were definitely a hit whereas Munster and Ulster will want to forget about their matches as soon as possible.

Sporting review of the year – 2014


2015 is upon us and now that the final whistle has blown on 2014, it’s time to look back on the ups and downs of the sporting year that has been (and yes, you read correctly, I did just use a really bad sport related pun on the year ending.)

Edinburgh Blow Westerners Away


Connacht 13 Edinburgh 16 Attendance 5267 Oíche Na Gaoithe Móire was an enormous storm that wreaked havoc and destruction on the island of Ireland on the 6th January 1839. Almost 176 years later, to the day, a terrible gale howled at the Sportsground and Edinburgh inflicted a defeat that might well cause as much damage […]

Connacht aiming to keep home streak going against Edinburgh

Connacht look to maintain unbeaten home record

Friday night sees 6th take on 8th as Connacht welcome Edinburgh to the Sportsground in round 13 of the Guinness Pro 12. The mid-table clash looks set to be an entertaining one, as both teams will be buoyed by recent high-profile scalps in the previous round of matches writes Ross Cannon.

Derby day delight for NUIG-Corinthians


  NUIG-Corinthians 46 Galwegians 3 On a bitterly cold day, NUIG-Corinthians turned up the heat on their local rivals, Galwegians, with a thumping eight try victory at Cloonacauneen Road.