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Posts Tagged ‘ Summer Tour ’

Summer Internationals – Schmidt Looks To Future Stars

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We’ve wanted it for a long time now, we’ve got it in dribs and drabs over the years on tours to the United States and such, but finally tomorrow evening our time, a fairly experimental Irish rugby team will come up against a closer to top tier nation in the first of a two game summer series.  Exciting times indeed, let’s have a look at what Joe Schmidt has put together for us
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Leinster And Ulster Continue League Table Back And Forth

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It was a great weekend for comparisons in the Rabo this week as Ian Madigan and Paddy Jackson went head to head in the RDS having been battling each other in the Ireland squad for the Six Nations. But the player news does have to play second fiddle to the headline of the week of course, the news that Declan Kidney will not be continuing as Ireland coach.

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Aussie Interest In IRFU’s Kidney Transplant?

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Ok so first things first, Declan Kidney, axe wielder extraordinaire this season, hasn’t been “dropped” just yet. But the announcement from the IRFU that he would be brought in for a discussion on his future just ahead of his final tour for which he is contracted would suggest they at least have him at the edge of the plank. Whether they will push or not remains to be seen, remember these are the same suits who renewed both his and O’Sullivan’s contracts at times that it was clear both coaches had given all they could give to Ireland. Continue reading

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