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Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars
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# Attack

Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars

Sep 30th 2020, 7:00 PM 5,939 Views 3 Comments

The 43-year-old has earned an ever-growing reputation in French rugby.

Conway striking mental balance to mount intense push for World Cup place
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Conway striking mental balance to mount intense push for World Cup place

Aug 8th 2019, 6:29 PM 5,892 Views 9 Comments

‘You’re thinking of the performance you want to put in. If you put in the performance you want, then it won’t be my last shot.’

Brainwave giving Connacht's Carty added edge in magnificent season
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Brainwave giving Connacht's Carty added edge in magnificent season

May 1st 2019, 2:53 PM 7,412 Views 23 Comments

The out-half says he has exceeded his own expectations in the last 12 months.

Cooney proud of overcoming struggles and potholes to make international mark
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Cooney proud of overcoming struggles and potholes to make international mark

Feb 22nd 2019, 7:15 AM 5,113 Views 6 Comments

The scrum-half had a nightmare journey to meet with Ulster before his switch from Connacht.

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'
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'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,081 Views 2 Comments

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

‘If you strip it all back in rugby, it’s who hits who the hardest’
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‘If you strip it all back in rugby, it’s who hits who the hardest’

May 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,951 Views 25 Comments

We spoke to Dan Leavy about his mindset, physicality and breakdown skills.

'Hopefully, it's a bit of blueprint for other teams because it's an attractive style'
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'Hopefully, it's a bit of blueprint for other teams because it's an attractive style'

May 29th 2017, 9:30 AM 5,199 Views 1 Comment

Scarlets head coach Wayne Pivac wants to see more teams adopting an attacking approach.

'We can be too critical of ourselves, overly humble': Munster take confidence from their journey
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'We can be too critical of ourselves, overly humble': Munster take confidence from their journey

May 25th 2017, 7:55 AM 4,775 Views 1 Comment

Niall Scannell looks back to the ‘worst weeks of the year’ when he and his team-mates had nothing to train for.

Munster man Conway's mindset shift brings long-awaited Ireland honours
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Munster man Conway's mindset shift brings long-awaited Ireland honours

May 17th 2017, 6:45 AM 6,252 Views 1 Comment

The 25-year-old won his first Ireland cap this year and will tour under Joe Schmidt next month.

'It's part of our DNA' - Cullen excited to see Leinster take on Kiwi spirit
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'It's part of our DNA' - Cullen excited to see Leinster take on Kiwi spirit

May 9th 2017, 7:15 AM 7,083 Views 15 Comments

The eastern province have been thrilling to watch in attack at times this season.

Lions tour and the All Blacks will bring out the best in Conor Murray
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Lions tour and the All Blacks will bring out the best in Conor Murray

May 4th 2017, 9:15 PM 6,777 Views 1 Comment

The Limerick man can call on recent experience of beating the Kiwis.

'You don’t want to be surviving. You want to be setting the impetus'
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'You don’t want to be surviving. You want to be setting the impetus'

Nov 4th 2016, 6:45 AM 3,929 Views 0 Comments

Donnacha Ryan will be looking to lead from the front for Ireland tomorrow.

Leinster's ambitious van der Flier aiming to match Armitage and the world's best opensides
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Leinster's ambitious van der Flier aiming to match Armitage and the world's best opensides

Dec 23rd 2015, 7:30 AM 6,951 Views 8 Comments

The 22-year-old is not content merely to win Leinster caps; he wants to dominate games.

'Are you willing to do everything, knowing you may not play a minute of the World Cup?'
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'Are you willing to do everything, knowing you may not play a minute of the World Cup?'

Sep 23rd 2015, 4:30 PM 9,566 Views 1 Comment

Ireland legend Lynne Cantwell says Joe Schmidt will have his side completely focused on ‘the controllables’.

SOB: 'It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that'
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SOB: 'It was probably immature, thinking I could get away with that'

Aug 19th 2015, 7:15 AM 19,213 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland and Leinster back row says his professionalism has totally changed since the 2011 World Cup.

Analysis: Ronan O'Gara's defence lifting Racing to new heights
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Analysis: Ronan O'Gara's defence lifting Racing to new heights

Jan 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 28,670 Views 15 Comments

The former Munster and Ireland out-half is excelling in his duties at Racing Métro.

'Winning is not our primary focus' - Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s
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'Winning is not our primary focus' - Carolan drives development with Ireland U20s

Jan 25th 2015, 9:00 AM 4,799 Views 5 Comments

The Connacht academy manager outlines the philosophy that will shape his Ireland U20s team.

Matt O'Connor has 'opened up' Leinster's game - Jamie Heaslip
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Matt O'Connor has 'opened up' Leinster's game - Jamie Heaslip

Dec 12th 2014, 5:00 PM 8,576 Views 24 Comments

The eastern province’s captain says his side are being pushed to be less ‘robotic’ by their Australian coach.

'A few times in my career there was no light at the end of the tunnel'
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'A few times in my career there was no light at the end of the tunnel'

Dec 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,511 Views 3 Comments

Munster lock Dave Foley won his first Ireland caps last month and has just signed a new IRFU contract.

'People have everything they need already inside them'
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'People have everything they need already inside them'

Oct 26th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,839 Views 0 Comments

Dr. Mike Gervais has worked with the Seattle Seahawks, Felix Baumgartner and a host of other world-class athletes.

What can rugby learn from the World Cup success of Chile?
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What can rugby learn from the World Cup success of Chile?

Jun 19th 2014, 7:40 PM 8,240 Views 15 Comments

TheScore.ie’s rugby department has been viewing the action from Brazil with an open mind.

'I'd always looked at Leinster as being the role model' - Gregor Townsend
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'I'd always looked at Leinster as being the role model' - Gregor Townsend

May 15th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,904 Views 10 Comments

The Glasgow Warriors coach tells TheScore.ie about his coaching journey ahead of his side’s clash with Munster.

'Louth are unique... they don’t expect to do well' -- Wee County boss on managing expectations
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'Louth are unique... they don’t expect to do well' -- Wee County boss on managing expectations

May 13th 2014, 7:00 AM 2,548 Views 10 Comments

Aidan O’Rourke says his players ‘don’t quite realise how talented they are.’

Chris Henry: 'I think there's a lot more to come from this group of players'
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Chris Henry: 'I think there's a lot more to come from this group of players'

Mar 17th 2014, 8:00 AM 14,319 Views 13 Comments

Ireland’s openside flanker had an outstanding championship as he thrived under Joe Schmidt’s coaching.

'If we do 100 things 1% better, we can be world champions'
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'If we do 100 things 1% better, we can be world champions'

Dec 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 6,483 Views 4 Comments

World Cup winner Will Greenwood explains the philosophy that drove England to success.

Australia won the battle of the body language - Ronan O'Gara
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Australia won the battle of the body language - Ronan O'Gara

Nov 16th 2013, 8:59 PM 11,753 Views 31 Comments

The RTÉ analyst had an interesting view on why Ireland lost this evening in Dublin.