By Owen Kennedy I think it’s safe to say that Ireland’s Six Nations campaign this year did not go as we had hoped. The entire country was still riding high after our legendary win against New Zealand in November, and our confidence has come crashing down after the tournament. With just five months until the World Cup kicks off, Ireland couldn’t have put themselves in a worse … [Read more...] about Ireland’s Six Nations campaign: the good, the bad and the disappointing
By Owen Kennedy The Boys in Green kick off their Six Nations campaign against England on 2 February. Two of our matches are home games, England and France, whilst we will be facing Wales, Scotland and Italy away. The past ten months have shown huge change in the Irish Squad, winning the Grand Slam on St. Patrick’s Day against England, and the hype of the upcoming World Cup … [Read more...] about Ireland’s 2019 Six Nations: new faces, same game plan?
Let’s face it, for the most part 2017 was quite a flat year in terms of sport. There was some undoubted high points such as the two All-Ireland finals, Ireland’s win over Wales and the New England Patriots remarkable Superbowl comeback victory. But in a gap year for the major international football tournaments and the Olympics, 2017 felt a lot quieter than its predecessor … [Read more...] about Hectic 2018 ahead in sport
It’s the final round of matches in this year’s RBS Six Nations and it’s going right to the wire. … [Read more...] about Six Nations Preview: Scotland v Ireland
It’s the penultimate round of games in the RBS Six Nations tournament and the headline act is Wales v Ireland. The Irish will be looking to keep their Grand Slam hopes alive as they travel to the Millennium Stadium on Saturday, to face a resurgent Wales. (KO 14:30) … [Read more...] about Six Nations Preview: Wales v Ireland