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A new look rugby competition for Ireland's provinces will begin next season. With a change of name, format, sponsor and competitors, the United Rugby Championship takes over from the Guinness PRO14.
Connacht coach Andy Friend is looking for a fighting response, particularly at the breakdown, when they face Munster in Thomond Park tomorrow evening (6pm).
Buccaneers summer rugby camp will take place in August at Dubarry Park.
With the winter months fading into obscurity, 2021 is now in full swing -- and that means the annual return of some of Ireland’s favourite sporting events. Accordingly, Irish teams and sports competitors -- not to mention, of course, the fans themselves -- are already gearing up for what might be an exciting year and, to mark the occasion, we will be taking a whistle stop tour of Irish sporting events coming up this year.
The Irish and Lions rugby legend Paul Wallace chats this week on The Travel Tales with Fergal podcast about the mystique of Lions rugby tours, whether this year’s tour to South Africa should go ahead, and his favourite countries to tour including Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and that famous 1997 Lions tour to South Africa. Listen to the podcast below or continue reading.
Jamie George has played a very influential role in the game that England played. They have stated that they want to try and tear teams such as Ireland apart when they go up against each other in the Six Nations Game. When you look at George, you will soon see that he is a seasoned player and that he has won a total of 54 caps. He has come forward to say that things are changing at the highest level. The backbone of any English team is to make sure that everyone has a good defence and that everyone works together as a unit. England know more than anyone that they are up against the best but they are hoping to take the other teams apart by having a very good level of attack.
Buccaneers Touch Rugby members recently reflected upon a successful pandemic effected playing season during which management selected a number of accolades afforded to players for their club contributions in 2020.
Buccaneers player, Jordan Conroy, was named Ireland ‘Sevens Player of the Year’ during the recent Guinness Rugby Writers awards ceremony.
Connacht, after a week's break, are back in action on Sunday for a rescheduled PRO14 fixture against Ospreys in the Sportsground (3pm).
A rugby volunteer who has played a major role in bringing intervarsity events to Galway told this week's oral hearing the pitches at Dangan were "a soft target' for those choosing a route and said that more should have been done to avoid the sporting facilities.