Home Rugby Irish Rugby (page 3)

Irish Rugby

The Highest Salaries By Position Across Europe’s Top 3 Leagues

As the game of rugby union has grown in recent years, we have seen salaries increase across all competitions in the world, especially in the northern hemisphere.  Many clubs in France and England are backed by wealthy benefactors who are able to supplement a club’s wealth to attract some of the top players in the world. We have already seen …

Read More »

Watch: Sam Arnold Sees Red For High, Smashing Tackle As Ulster Come Back From The Death

If you’re an Ulster supporter, the first 40 minutes of tonight’s clash against Munster at the Kingspan Stadium can be described as nothing less than a nightmare.  The northern province were completely off the pace, especially up front where they were beaten up at the breakdown and struggled to compete with an utterly dominant Munster setpiece, especially in the scrum …

Read More »

Irish Provinces Ring The Changes Ahead Of New Year’s Day PRO14 Clashes

All four Irish provinces have made wholesale changes ahead of their respective New Year’s Day PRO14 derby clashes. The Christmas period of PRO14 fixtures features a gruelling three games in less than two weeks and head coaches across the four provinces have been rotating their squad in order to ensure the freshest and fittest are taking to the field. Following …

Read More »

Peter Stringer Leaves Worcester Warriors And Fans Now Ponder His Next Move

Evergreen Irish scrum-half Peter Stringer has left Worcester Warriors following his failure to secure a contract extension and now Irish fans are hoping he comes home to continue his epic career. The 40-year-old No.9 joined the Aviva Premiership side on a short-term contract ahead of the current campaign and made just six appearances for the struggling side, five of which …

Read More »