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For Those Who Ever Doubted Mike Ross’ Explosive Pace, Watch This

Mike Ross

Mike Ross’ international career looks to the be over, but the tighthead prop is still doing a job for Leinster in the absence of Tadhg Furlong. The 37-year-old anchored the Irish scrum effectively in the years after John Hayes’ retirement and helped Leinster to European glory. While he was well regarded as a world class scrummager, he was never noted for …

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5 Quick Conclusions From Ireland’s 19-9 Win Over France

1. “You Have To Earn The Right To Go Wide” It’s one of the most repeated statements you will hear during the Six Nations and a policy Ireland dogmatically adhere to. Throughout the week leading up to the game, commentators argued that Ireland needed to move France around the field and avoid getting involved in an arm wrestle against a …

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Twitter Reacts As Munster Suffer Second-Half Collapse To Lose 30-21 To Scarlets

Guinness PRO12, Thomond Park, Limerick 24/2/2017 Munster vs Scarlets Munster's Billy Holland, Darren Sweetnam, Kevin O’Byrne, Conor Oliver and Duncan Williams dejected after the game

Munster lost further ground at the summit of the Pro12 table with a disappointing 30-21 defeat to Scarlets at Thomond Park on Friday night. Things looked to be going to plan for Rassie Erasmus’ side (shorn of their Irish international contingent) in the first half, as tries from Jaco Taute, Darren Sweetnam and Conor Oliver helped the Irish province on their way …

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Simon Zebo Has Revealed A Desire To Leave Munster

England v Ireland - International Match

Following the 2015 World Cup, there was a great deal speculation linking Simon Zebo with a move to Toulouse. Although it appeared at one stage that the Munster winger would move to the Top 14 club, in the end, Zebo signed a two deal with the province and the IRFU in February 2016. Nevertheless, the 26-year-old has maintained his desire to play …

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