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  • Dec 27, 2014
  • Updated: 9:17pm

Ireland Rugby

Cian Healy and fellow front-rowers hold Triple Crown key for Ireland

Cian Healy powering through against Wales last time out. Photo: EPA

In a tasty Twickenham clash, the pressure will be keenest on Cian Healy and his fellow Ireland front-rowers Rory Best and Mike Ross. For it’s their job on Saturday to expose England’s enforced gamble on David Wilson, the tighthead prop who has been granted a rare Six Nations start.

Monday, 3 March, 2014, 1:04am

Brian O’Driscoll to equal George Gregan caps record

Brian O’Driscoll is on course to tie former Australia scrum-half George Gregan’s world record of 139 test appearances. Photo: AFP

Ireland great Brian O’Driscoll is set to equal George Gregan’s world record for the most test appearances when he runs out against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

22 Feb 2014 - 2:39pm

Ireland play down rugby clash with England

Declan Kidney. Photo: AFP

Ireland overcame a major hurdle in their pursuit of only a second title in 28 years with an emphatic 30-22 win over the defending Six Nations champions in Cardiff.

22 Feb 2014 - 3:30pm