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Jacob Stockdale Labels Brian O’Driscoll’s Ulster Criticism As “Ridiculous”

Jacob Stockdale has hit out at criticism from Brian O’Driscoll where the Ireland legend labelled Ulster “a bit of a basket-case”. O’Driscoll was making comments on the Off The Ball sports programme when speaking about the IRFU’s eagerness for Joey Carbery or Ross Byrne to join Ulster. The comments have not gone down well up north and Ireland star Jacob Stockdale …

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Interesting Comparisons Emerge Between Jacob Stockdale And New Zealand’s Try-Scoring Machine Rieko Ioane

When Jacob Stockdale burst onto the senior international stage last year during Ireland’s summer tour of America, it was immediately clear that the 21-year-old had the potential for a bright future. Having impressed for the Ireland U20s, with 11 tries in nine appearances, there was much anticipation when the big winger made the step up to the senior ranks. Bringing with …

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“It Was Nothing Short Of A Disgrace!!!” – O’Driscoll Wants Answers For HIA Drama

After the dramatic final minutes of Ireland’s 15-13 over France at the Stade de France in Paris now beginning to settle in the hearts and minds of Irish supporters, attention is beginning to focus on the controversial HIA situation which also occurred during the end of the game.  In the 76th minute, replacement scrum-half Antoine Dupont suffered a knee injury …

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Brian O’Driscoll Criticises The Length Of Mathieu Bastareaud’s Ban

Brian O'Driscoll Mathieu Bastareaud

Mathieu Bastareaud has been handed a three-week ban after pleading guilty to using homophobic language during Toulon’s Champions Cup clash with Benetton. The 29-year-old was widely condemned in the rugby community after appearing to aim an anti-gay slur at an opposition player. The giant centre will miss France’s opening Six Nations clash with Ireland, as Jack Brunel takes over as …

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Brian O’Driscoll Blasts Citing Of Manu Tuilagi For Tackle On Munster Star

Brian O'Driscoll

Former Leinster, Ireland and Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll has come out swinging in defence of Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi. Manu Tuilagi has been cited for his challenge on Munster flanker Chris Cloete. The Irish province dug deep for a deserved win in Welford Road on Sunday, and today the EPCR announced that the 26-year-old has been cited for an incedent …

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