Posts Tagged ‘ Gibraltar ’

Pro 12 – Testing Times Ahead Of Europe


Clean sweep it may have been, but perfect it was anything but. This most recent weekend of Pro 12 rugby has shown just how much the Irish provinces, Ulster aside, may be clinging on by their fingernails in European competitions this season, a shame when the new iteration could do with some input from nations outside of France and England to solidify it somewhat. That’s not to say that things are in dire straits and we would be lucky to see even one Irish side make the knock outs, but several kicks up several behinds are required in order for all four provinces to be competitive.  Continue reading

Hibs Start Pre-Season Tour With Win Over Gibraltar


New signing Fraser Mullen started his Hibs’ career in style last night, scoring the opener in the club’s pre-season friendly win against a Gibraltar XI on the 4G surface at the Victoria Stadium.

Pat Fenlon selected a young side containing five teenagers; Mullen, Jordan Forster, Sam Stanton, Ross Caldwell and Danny Handling, whilst Sean Murdoch made a rare appearance in goal. Seven of the starting line-up graduated through the youth academy as did four of the substitutes. Continue reading