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#Wooden Spoon

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 12 March, 2016

From The42 'That's why Joe picks me': Satisfying series of cameos for all-action Fergus McFadden Ever Ready

'That's why Joe picks me': Satisfying series of cameos for all-action Fergus McFadden

The Leinster man made his presence felt in four positions today.

From The42 How we rated Ireland in today's sun-kissed Italian cruise Out Of 10

How we rated Ireland in today's sun-kissed Italian cruise

Who stood out for you?

From The42 Flickers of sunshine rugby as Ireland end winless run with nine-try demolition of Italy Veni Vidi Vici

Flickers of sunshine rugby as Ireland end winless run with nine-try demolition of Italy

Jamie Heaslip scored two tries as Ireland claimed their first win in five months.

# wooden-spoon - Monday 7 March, 2016

From The42 Trimble and Ireland aim to show more than glimpses of abilities Dethroned

Trimble and Ireland aim to show more than glimpses of abilities

With pressure from all sides to perform against Italy, Ireland want to show they can tilt fine margins in their favour.

# wooden-spoon - Monday 1 February, 2016

From The42 POLL: How will Ireland do in the 2016 Six Nations? Crystal Ball This post contains a poll

POLL: How will Ireland do in the 2016 Six Nations?

Winners, wooden spoon or somewhere in between?

# wooden-spoon - Monday 9 March, 2015

From The42 There is one great stat that highlights just how bleak last weekend was for Irish rugby Wooden Spoon

There is one great stat that highlights just how bleak last weekend was for Irish rugby

You have to go back a really, really long time to find a Pro12 weekend where all the Irish teams lost.

# wooden-spoon - Monday 23 February, 2015

# wooden-spoon - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

How Truly Irish Are You?

Take this quiz to find out.

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From The42 England take Six Nations lead after hammering Italy in Rome Wooden Spoon This post contains videos

England take Six Nations lead after hammering Italy in Rome

However, Leonardo Sarto’s late try ensured England would not surpass the 50-point margin they chased.

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 22 February, 2014

From The42 Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider 6 Nations This post contains videos

Weir floors Italy in thrilling wooden spoon decider

The 22-year-old Scot held his nerve to settle a topsy-turvy clash.

# wooden-spoon - Sunday 16 June, 2013

9 empty threats our parents used to love

Just you WAIT until your Dad hears about this.

# wooden-spoon - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

"Tea? No thanks": Things Irish people don't say Bertie Is Great This post contains videos

"Tea? No thanks": Things Irish people don't say

“Wooden spoon? Doesn’t bother me”.

# wooden-spoon - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

9 things only an Irish mammy can teach you

Are you sure that’s dry?

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 16 March, 2013

From The42 Late Tim Visser try means Ireland avoid wooden spoon Paddy Second Last

Late Tim Visser try means Ireland avoid wooden spoon

Scores from Maxime Medard and Wesley Fofana had us worried but Tim Visser saved Irish bacon.

# wooden-spoon - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From The42 'The whole squad is 100% behind the management' - Jamie Heaslip 6 Nations

'The whole squad is 100% behind the management' - Jamie Heaslip

The Ireland captain has highlighted Alessandro Zanni as the Italian danger man.

# wooden-spoon - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

From The42 Sean O'Brien on wooden spoons, concussions and short man syndrome Interview

Sean O'Brien on wooden spoons, concussions and short man syndrome

“Obviously, with our genetics, we’re not a big race.” Has O’Brien looked in a mirror lately?

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From The42 Missed opportunity as Ireland have to settle for draw with French Six Nations

Missed opportunity as Ireland have to settle for draw with French

Declan Kidney’s side were much-improved on their last outing but failed to score in the second half.

From The42 The Tank needs to be at his unstoppable best to top Picamoles Don't Stop Me Now

The Tank needs to be at his unstoppable best to top Picamoles

Sean O’Brien and the French No. 8 face off in a crucial back-row duel.

# wooden-spoon - Friday 8 March, 2013

From The42 French media declare Brian O'Driscoll is 'dreaming of a winning farewell' 6 Nations

French media declare Brian O'Driscoll is 'dreaming of a winning farewell'

Midi Olympique believe a loss in Dublin may condemn France to the wooden spoon.

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 2 March, 2013

From The42 Stay the course: Best calling for 'on the money' performance against French 6 Nations

Stay the course: Best calling for 'on the money' performance against French

The Ulster hooker says Ireland just need to be more efficient in their final two games this spring.

# wooden-spoon - Sunday 24 February, 2013

From The42 Reaction: Coach, captain lament 'missed opportunity' as Scotland make Ireland suffer 6 Nations

Reaction: Coach, captain lament 'missed opportunity' as Scotland make Ireland suffer

After another tepid second half display from Ireland, there is only pride to be salvaged.

# wooden-spoon - Friday 7 September, 2012

11 ways to tell if you're Irish... according to you

From funerals, to wooden spoons, to flat 7UP. You know you’re Irish when…

# wooden-spoon - Saturday 17 March, 2012

From The42 Six Nations wrap: Wales taste Grand Slam glory Land Of My Fathers

Six Nations wrap: Wales taste Grand Slam glory

Warren Gatland’s men made it a clean sweep for the third time in eight seasons, as Andy Robinson’s Scotland took home the wooden spoon.