Leinster end Bath hopes of Champions Cup progress

Johnny Sexton has signed a new deal with the IRFU, meaning he will play for Ireland and Leinster until 2021 European Rugby Champions Cup – Pool 1 Leinster: (28) 42 Tries: Conan, O’Loughlin, Lowe, Byrne, Leavy, Gibson-Park Cons: Sexton (5), Byrne Bath: (10) 15 Tries: Louw, Underhill Cons: Wilson Pens: Wilson Champions Cup holders Leinster […]

Schmidt rejected role with All Blacks last year

Joe Schmidt declined an offer to work under All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen Ireland coach Joe Schmidt turned down an offer to work under his New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen last year. Chief executive of NZ Rugby Steve Tew told the New Zealand Herald they approached Schmidt about an assistant coaching position last year. […]

Larmour’s interception try helps Leinster beat Bath

Jordan Larmour featured for Ireland in their historic victory over New Zealand in Dublin Bath: (7) 10 Try: Thomas Con: Wilson Pen: Wilson Leinster: (7) 17 Tries: Cronin, Larmour Con: Sexton 2 Pen: Byrne Ireland wing Jordan Larmour’s interception try helped Champions Cup holders Leinster beat Bath and move briefly to the top of Pool […]

Edinburgh beat Newcastle to top Champions Cup group

Blair Kinghorn’s try ensured a bonus-point win for Edinburgh European Rugby Champions Cup: Newcastle v Falcons Edinburgh (10) 31 Tries: Watson, Dean, Penalty try, Kinghorn Cons: Van der Walt 4 Pen: Van der Walt Newcastle (13) 13 Try: Radwan Con: Connon Pens: Connon 2 Edinburgh secured a bonus-point win over Newcastle Falcons at Murrayfield to […]