Rugby, Six Nations, Sports

Six Nations 2021: Wales Win Championship As France Fall To Scotland In Paris

France 23-27 Scotland Wales won the 2021 Six Nations Championship after France failed to overturn a large final day point deficit for the second year in a row. Scotland won a third Six Nations game for the second year in a row as they returned the favour from 1999 to give Wales the championship. France started the stronger side, getting …


Fifa World Cup Qualifiers, Football, Sports

2022 Fifa World Cup Qualifiers: Republic of Ireland Net Twice But Fail To Earn Points In Belgrade

Serbia 3-2 Ireland The Republic of Ireland suffered defeat to Serbia in their first game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers after breaking a seven-game goalless streak yesterday evening. Alan Browne and James Collins found the net in Belgrade on the night to add a touch of promise to the night. The Irish set up in a 3-5-2 formation …


Ireland’s Positive Six Nations May Lead To Strong Lions Representation

Ireland’s quality in the latter stages of this year’s Six Nations tournament has propelled many squad names into Lions contention, should the tour go ahead. Statement performances were needed from the Irish contingent after an uninspiring Autumn Nations Cup with the tests against South Africa intended to take place in the summer. The improvement of Wales also stressed the need …

Six Nations 2021: Ireland Send CJ Stander Off In Style With Emphatic Win Over England

Ireland 32-18 England Ireland dominated England with the best performance of the Farrell era in CJ Stander’s final game for the side after a 32-18 win in Dublin Ireland looked to put width on the ball early after pressuring the first England lineout. England tried to assert dominance on the Irish after a second lineout win with lock Maro Itoje …

Six Nations 2021: Inconsistent Ireland Survive Late Scotland Onslaught

Scotland 24-27 Ireland Ireland squeezed past Scotland to win the Centenary Quaich after a tight affair at BT Murrayfield this afternoon courtesy of a late Johnny Sexton penalty. The men in green started strong with their dominant lineout once again being their best asset. A James Ryan steal led to a fortunate try for Leinster’s Robbie Henshaw after Sexton’s had …

John Hutchinson: The Irishman Coaching A UFC Champion

John Hutchinson has been coaching Petr Yan since the beginning of the Russian’s UFC career and will corner him for his first title defence against Aljamain Sterling this weekend. Neither of them started out in mixed-martial arts with John winning bouts all over the world as a professional boxer and Yan making his way in the amateur ranks. Yan ended …

Was Ireland’s Lineout Ever The Problem?

Ireland’s lineout has been one of the positive factors in a disappointing start to the 2021 Six Nations campaign for Andy Farrell’s men. Those involved have looked comfortable with each other with the plays they have been using. Peter O’Donnell from The Lineout Lab thinks that Ireland’s set piece work has been impressive considering the injuries they have suffered. “I …

Six Nations 2021: France End Flawed Ireland’s Six Nations Hopes

Ireland 13-15 France Ireland’s hopes for silverware in 2021 were brought to an end after a strong France side came away with victory in Dublin. The boys in green started as they meant to go on with another impressive lineout steal. A ping-pong game occurred between both sides as they looked to assert dominance early on. An impressive kick from …

Six Nations 2021: Ireland See Red As Wales Take The Points

Wales 21-16 Ireland Wales and Ireland faced off in Cardiff in their opener for this year’s Six Nations campaigns. Wales were hoping to start strong after a dire 2020 and were given the chance to do so after flanker Peter O’Mahony came in from the side. Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny took his chance and got the Welsh on the scoreboard. …

Six Nations 2021: Scotland Win Calcutta Cup In Dominant Fashion

England 6-11 Scotland England and Scotland faced off in their Six Nations opener, this year’s match doubling as the game 150th Anniversary of their first meeting. England wore a special-edition kit and almost got the first try on the special occasion but could not capitalise on scrum-half Ali Price’s mistake. Scotland were the livelier of the sides and put pressure …