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Paul O'Donovan

Paul O'Donovan
A lover of all sports, Paul has a particular interest in Rugby, GAA, Golf, Soccer and NFL.

Why England’s Missing Piece Could Keep Barren Spell Going

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 26: Eddie Jones, England Head Coach speaks with Dylan Hartley, the newly appointed Captain during a training session at Pennyhill Park on January 26, 2016 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Leaders who are capable of keeping cool, calm and collected in the most intense pressure cooker situations are a rare breed. When Chris Robshaw turned down the shot for goal that might have drawn England level with Wales and potentially sent them trough to the quarter-final of the World Cup, he let pride and pressure cloud his judgement. He went …

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Munster’s Lack of Vision

As the dust settles on Munster’s latest European campaign, the inquest into the team’s failings is already in full swing. The blame has been attributed to a multitude of factors such as the coaching ticket, the current lack of a central training base, the recruitment policy, the academy/club game structure and so on but one issue that seems to have …

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