Friday 02 December 2016
Are the rest of the test nations getting worse or are Ireland getting better? Either way, the future is suddenly looking bright for us as a rugby nation. When O’Driscoll and then O’Connell hung up the boots, it was easy to see the downward slope beckoning. Johnny Sexton seems to be more injury prone than Jamie Redknapp was. Heck, the whole squad seems to be constantly out injured and there was a real fear on Saturday we would have had to resort to...read more...
Connacht victory over Cardiff Blues
Connacht returned to winning ways on Friday with an 18 – 7 win over the Cardiff Blues at the Sportsground. On his first game back in six months, John Cooney starred in the number nine shirt scoring his side’s first try and kicking eight points from the tee. Bundee Aki finished off a well-worked move to score after the break. Both sides showed plenty of attacking intent in the early stages and it was Cooney who opened the scoring after 15 minutes,...read more...
Frank Byrnes shows #Never GiveUp attitude
Oranmore native Frank Byrnes is now over half way through his 206km #NeverGiveUp fundraising challenge in aid of local community organisation Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit. Frank has already run 126km of the itinerary, with donations exceeding a total of two thousand euros received so far from both members of the public and corporate sponsorship for this worthy cause. Oranmore Maree Coastal Search Unit, where Frank is also a volunteer, was set up...read more...
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