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Launch of the 2014/15 Guinness PRO12 Season 26/8/2014

Tale of the tackle: Our weekend PRO12 round-up

Good result for Connacht but disappointment for the other Irish provinces.

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Launch of the 2014/15 Guinness PRO12 Season 26/8/2014

Tale of the tackle: Our weekend PRO12 round-up

Good result for Connacht but disappointment for the other Irish provinces.

Launch of the 2014/15 Guinness PRO12 Season 26/8/2014

JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: The best of the rest

Which sides will challenge for the top four this season?

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JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Ulster

Will the loss of key players cripple the northern province?

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JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Munster

Will Munster build on last year’s semi-final exit?

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JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Leinster

Will Leinster retain their PRO12 crown for a third season?

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JOE’s Guinness PRO12 Preview: Connacht

How will the western province fair in this year’s competition?

Argentina v New Zealand: The Rugby Championship

The Rugby Championship preview – Argentina

Argentina take on South Africa in their Rugby Championship first round match this Saturday and

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The Rugby Championship 2014 Preview: Australia

Sadly, there’ll be no Honey Badger in the Aussie ranks, but can the Wallabies do enough to ensure the other teams are sweating like a gypsy with a mortgage?

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Video: Cian Healy and his mates have some serious craic with a digger

The Leinster and Ireland star tweeted ‘who needs Funderland?’ and we see where he’s coming from.

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Get your Mooju back – Simon Zebo stakes his claim for an Irish starting place after an impressive Argentinean tour

Absent from the Ireland squad during the successful Six Nations campaign, Simon Zebo gave Joe Schmidt plenty to think about with his displays during Ireland’s tour of Argentina.

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Murray making his mark. Five examples of Conor Murray at his best

His meteoric rise has seen him develop into one of the best scrum-halves in the

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It wasn’t easy but we picked 15 professional footballers who could play rugby

How would these bunch of fancy dan footballers do against New Zealand?

Brian O'Driscoll scores a try 3/3/2014

Samsung presents… Six unforgettable Brian O’Driscoll tries

Finding Brian O’Driscoll tries was easy; narrowing it down to just six of the best was the hard part.

Alex Cuthbert is tackled by Brian O'Driscoll 8/2/2014

Samsung presents… Six of the best Brian O’Driscoll tackles

Undoubtedly the most talented player this country has ever produced, Brian O’Driscoll has never shirked the hard stuff either…

Brian O'Driscoll scores a try and is congratulated by Jamie Heaslip 7/12/2013

Brian-eken Cup; here’s BOD’s career stats in the European Cup

Brian O’Driscoll and Leinster take on Toulon on Sunday knowing this could be the legendary centre’s last European appearance.

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Video: The JOE Rugby Roadshow went to Limerick last night, here are all the best bits

Jerry Flannery, Niall Ronan and Marcus Horan pay tribute to some Leinster lad, while there’s an in-depth discussion about ice cream.

Felipe Contepomi celebrates scoring a try 31/12/2005

Samsung presents… Six of the best Leinster tries against Munster

Enjoyed the game at the weekend? Then you’re going to love this look back at six corking tries from previous Leinster v Munster clashes.

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Video: The Wolf of D4 featuring the ginger hipster from The Nation Holds Its Breath

The Nation Holds Its Breath is Ireland’s first rugby/comedy entertainment show and it kicks off online tomorrow at 4pm on brandtv.ie/tnhib. Here’s a look at the hilarious promo…

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Rob Kearney on the Six Nations win, BOD, the Heineken Cup and Boring Kearney Twitter account

JOE caught up with Rob Kearney recently for a chat about Ireland’s victorious Six Nations campaign, some busy weeks ahead, BOD’s farewell and, of course, the Boring Kearney Twitter account.

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Video: Really cool behind the scenes look into the science behind Leinster Rugby training

Rugby players don’t just turn into strong, powerful and highly efficient athletes overnight you know, a lot of science and technology goes into their training behind the scenes.

Keith Earls and Brian O'Driscoll 31/3/2012

Samsung presents… some of the best tackles from Leinster v Munster matches

There will be some serious collisions at Aviva Stadium on Saturday night when Leinster host Munster in the Rabo so here’s a few of the most famous tackles in previous clashes between red and blue.

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Samsung presents… six of the best Brian O’Driscoll moments of magic

Samsung bid farewell to BOD with six of his very best passes…

Brian OÕDriscoll celebrates with Fergus McFadden at the final whistle 15/3/2014

Fantasy Rugby Review – The Final Countdown

Were you a champ or a chump after a breathless last weekend of The Irish Times Fantasy Rugby League? Come this way to find out.

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