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#Mike Phillips

From The42 Scarlets have to 'think outside the box' to ease scrum-half crisis in South Africa Thin On The Ground

Scarlets have to 'think outside the box' to ease scrum-half crisis in South Africa

The Welsh side have signed Herschel Jantjies for just one match.

From The42 Ex-Wales and Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips comes out of retirement to help Scarlets Mike Phillips

Ex-Wales and Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips comes out of retirement to help Scarlets

The 35-year-old has been included in a 27-man squad for the upcoming Pro14 games in South Africa.

From The42 Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season Calling Time

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season

The 34-year-old is calling it a day after the current Premiership campaign.

From The42 'We weren't allowed to live near each other' - Phillips shocked by Racing-Stade merger Top 14

'We weren't allowed to live near each other' - Phillips shocked by Racing-Stade merger

The Welsh scrum-half spent three years in Paris.

From The42 Peter Stringer will have competition for his place from Mike Phillips next season For Sale

Peter Stringer will have competition for his place from Mike Phillips next season

The experienced Welsh scrum-half will join the Aviva Premiership club from Racing 92.

From The42 This brilliant skill from Mike Phillips to set up Casey Laulala summed up Racing's day Magic Metro

This brilliant skill from Mike Phillips to set up Casey Laulala summed up Racing's day

Everything went right for Ronan O’Gara’s side.

From The42 We'll Leave It There So: Rugby icon laid to rest, big boost for Andy Lee & all today's sport Tuesday

We'll Leave It There So: Rugby icon laid to rest, big boost for Andy Lee & all today's sport

Elsewhere, League of Ireland attendances have increased while CJ Stander has signed a new deal with Munster.

From The42 Welsh stars keen to return home, says Gatland Homesick

Welsh stars keen to return home, says Gatland

Jamie Roberts is one Welsh player who might be looking to return from France.

From The42 Schmidt’s ruthless desire sets up championship decider at Twickenham – Adrian Flavin Mauled To Death This post contains videos

Schmidt’s ruthless desire sets up championship decider at Twickenham – Adrian Flavin

The former Connacht and Wolfhounds hooker also has words of criticism for Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips.

From The42 Mike Phillips wary of 'icon and gentleman' O'Driscoll Magic Mike

Mike Phillips wary of 'icon and gentleman' O'Driscoll

Of course, ‘All the Irish boys are top-class players.’

From The42 Jonny Sexton inspires Racing Métro to victory over Toulouse Sexton's On Fire

Jonny Sexton inspires Racing Métro to victory over Toulouse

The Irish outhalf scored a try and set up another in a 15-point outing this afternoon.

From The42 Montpellier name second-string team for Ulster visit Team News

Montpellier name second-string team for Ulster visit

Meanwhile, Jonny Sexton will partner Mike Phillips at halfback for Racing Métro tomorrow night.

From The42 Sexton's Heineken Cup dreams in ruins as Racing lose to 'Quins again Reality Check

Sexton's Heineken Cup dreams in ruins as Racing lose to 'Quins again

The French side have lost their last three European outings after an opening win over Clermont.

From The42 Hurling leggings and ‘Januzaj for Ireland’ campaign begins: It’s the week in comments Below The Belt

Hurling leggings and ‘Januzaj for Ireland’ campaign begins: It’s the week in comments

It wouldn’t be a sporting week without a debate about hurlers keeping warm for winter.

From The42 Sexton and Phillips named on Racing Métro bench for Harlequins clash The Replacements

Sexton and Phillips named on Racing Métro bench for Harlequins clash

The duo last featured together in the Lions’ Third Test victory over Australia this summer.

From The42 Mike Phillips joining Jonny Sexton at Racing Métro Magic Mike

Mike Phillips joining Jonny Sexton at Racing Métro

The Welsh scrum-half will be linking up with his Lions teammate in Paris for the rest of the season.

From The42 Mike Phillips could be in big trouble after this stamp on Quade Cooper Stud U Like

Mike Phillips could be in big trouble after this stamp on Quade Cooper

The Welsh scrum-half took exception to the Wallaby out-half’s presence in a ruck.

From The42 Wales run in four tries in convincing win over Argentina November Tests

Wales run in four tries in convincing win over Argentina

Warren Gatland’s men powered to a 40-6 victory against a largely disappointing Argentinian team.

From The42 Sacked scrumhalf Mike Phillips named in strong Welsh side to face Springboks Keeping Busy

Sacked scrumhalf Mike Phillips named in strong Welsh side to face Springboks

Lions captain Sam Warburton will lead the Welsh while Ospreys winger Eli Walker is set for his Test debut.

From The42 Naughty XV versus Nice XV in ultimate rugby battle of good and evil Bad Boys

Naughty XV versus Nice XV in ultimate rugby battle of good and evil

Cocaine use, eye gouges and shooting baby seals. Who could ever beat these tough sods?

From The42 Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips sacked by Bayonne - Report P45

Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips sacked by Bayonne - Report

The word from France is that the Welshman has been fired by the Top 14 club after his latest misdemeanor.

From The42 Mike Phillips to face Bayonne board after arriving 'drunk' for work -- reports Magic Mike

Mike Phillips to face Bayonne board after arriving 'drunk' for work -- reports

The scrum-half allegedly turned up for a video analysis session ‘under the influence’.

From The42 Gatland ruthless in pursuit of crowning moment Opinion

Gatland ruthless in pursuit of crowning moment

Mike Phillips has been left out in the cold.

From The42 Test chance is around the corner, we must stay switched on -- Conor Murray Lions 2013 This post contains videos

Test chance is around the corner, we must stay switched on -- Conor Murray

The Munster and Ireland scrumhalf scored a first half try but so did his Test competitor Ben Youngs.

From The42 Lions scrumhalf Mike Phillips on shutting down Wallaby wizard Will Genia Magic Mike This post contains videos

Lions scrumhalf Mike Phillips on shutting down Wallaby wizard Will Genia

“Things seem to tick off him,” remarks the Welshman, who teams up with Jonny Sexton on Saturday.

From The42 McGeechan: Gatland can lead Lions to victory Lions 2013

McGeechan: Gatland can lead Lions to victory

The tourists lost to the Brumbies yesterday but Geech reckons Gatty will get it done.

From The42 No half measure: Murray ready to become his own man Lions 2013

No half measure: Murray ready to become his own man

Conor Murray has come a long way in four years, but he is still yet to stop comparisons with Mike Phillips.

From The42 Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions scrum-half? Your Say

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions scrum-half?

Wales’ Mike Phillips looks a certainty to start against the Wallabies but he will need some back-up.

From The42 6 Nations: Wales stay on championship track after swatting Italy aside Latest This post contains videos

6 Nations: Wales stay on championship track after swatting Italy aside

The defending champions look revived after their victory in France last time out.

From The42 Ireland v Wales flashback: 'The jig was up after 90 seconds' World Of Hurt

Ireland v Wales flashback: 'The jig was up after 90 seconds'

Ireland had defeated Australia and Italy to top their RWC group. The fun stopped when they got to Wellington.

From The42 Video Nasty: Players reflect on the lineout larceny that cost Ireland in 2011 Ballboy-gate This post contains videos

Video Nasty: Players reflect on the lineout larceny that cost Ireland in 2011

On Saturday, Declan Kidney’s men will revisit the scene of the Millennium Stadium crime for the first time.

From The42 'If you have a spare few pounds, don't put it on me for 1st try-scorer' - Rory Best 6 Nations

'If you have a spare few pounds, don't put it on me for 1st try-scorer' - Rory Best

The Ulster hooker is hoping to be part of one of three teams with Grand Slam ambitions on Monday morning.

From The42 Try-scoring Murray desperate to shut down Magic Mike 6 Nations

Try-scoring Murray desperate to shut down Magic Mike

The Munster scrum-half has twice witnessed the havoc Phillips can wreak on a team that gives him space.

From The42 Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash Fan Favourite

Romain Poite named as ref for Wales v Ireland 6 Nations clash

The Frenchman will whistleblow at the Millennium Stadium – scene of a lineout-gate in 2010.

From The42 Diagnosis money: Welsh Rugby Union follow Irish lead to lock in Jamie Roberts Quids In

Diagnosis money: Welsh Rugby Union follow Irish lead to lock in Jamie Roberts

The Cardiff Blues centre, who is studying to be a doctor, may get a fancy mála scoile out of this.

From The42 French clubs may be forced to release players for Lions tour Silver Slivers

French clubs may be forced to release players for Lions tour

Warren Gatland will be seeking to invoke an IRB regulation that states the quadrennial event begins on 1 June.

From The42 RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final preview: Ospreys v Munster Last Four

RaboDirect Pro12 semi-final preview: Ospreys v Munster

“We seem to have a knack of beating Munster,” says Ospreys coach Steve Tandy ahead of this evening’s knock-out clash.

From The42 Welsh star Charteris tips impressive Leinster to retain Heineken Cup Heineken Cup

Welsh star Charteris tips impressive Leinster to retain Heineken Cup

The Dragons captain spoke glowingly about Joe Schmidt’s men ahead of this evening’s RaboDirect PRO12 encounter.

From The42 Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist Suspense This post contains a poll

Two Irish on 6 Nations Player of the Tournament shortlist

Jonathan Sexton and Donnacha Ryan will enter the final weekend of this year’s tournament hopeful of claiming a major accolade.

From The42 Ospreys players told to ditch the fake tan New Era

Ospreys players told to ditch the fake tan

The new policy is an attempt by the club to shed their ‘Galacticos’ label.

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