Promising 19-year-old prop O’Toole back for Ulster’s clash with Kings

ULSTER BOSS DAN McFarland has made three changes to his starting XV for Sunday’s Guinness Pro14 encounter with the Southern Kings [KO 1.15pm Irish time, eir Sport/Premier Sports] in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. O’Toole is an Ireland U19 and U20 international. Source: Tommy Dickson/INPHO Promising 19-year-old tighthead prop Tom O’Toole has been recalled after missing last … Continue reading "Promising 19-year-old prop O’Toole back for Ulster’s clash with Kings"

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Farrell ‘won’t be back any time soon’ as recovery taking longer than expected

CHRIS FARRELL’S RECOVERY from a serious knee injury is taking longer than expected and the Munster centre is still some time away from making a return to full fitness. Farrell suffered the second ACL injury of his career during an Ireland training session at the Aviva Stadium last February, days after a man-of-the-match performance against … Continue reading "Farrell ‘won’t be back any time soon’ as recovery taking longer than expected"

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Fabienne Carat mieux dans sa peau : ce mal dont elle souffrait ado

Fin mai, Fabienne Carat a sorti un livre autobiographique intitulé Danse avec la vie (aux éditions Michel Lafon). Elle y évoque notamment ses années collège pas toujours simples ou la mort de son grand-père. Des expériences qui l’ont “abîmée” comme elle l’a confié à Télé 7 Jours, Mais elle ne regrette pas de les avoir … Continue reading "Fabienne Carat mieux dans sa peau : ce mal dont elle souffrait ado"

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Becky Lynch discusses main eventing WrestleMania and Ronda Rousey

Just two days before headlining WrestleMania, Becky Lynch sat down with ESPN’s Ariel Helwani for a 30-minute chat in New York to discuss a variety of subjects. Helwani, who apart from being one of the leading MMA journalists is also a huge wrestling fan, had Lynch on his MMA show a few months ago via … Continue reading "Becky Lynch discusses main eventing WrestleMania and Ronda Rousey"

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‘A lot of guys put their hand up’: Leinster building momentum ahead of Wasps

Ryan Bailey reports from the Aviva Stadium  THIS WAS FAR from a complete or perfect performance from Leinster, yet therein lies the beauty of a fourth straight win over their southern neighbours, as Leo Cullen’s side continue to build momentum heading into Europe.  Leinster were forced to dig deep during an absorbing inter-pro derby played … Continue reading "‘A lot of guys put their hand up’: Leinster building momentum ahead of Wasps"

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Toulouse receive double blow as duo handed suspensions for Leinster clash

TOULOUSE PAIR JEROME Kaino and Lucas Pointud have both been handed suspensions ahead of their side’s Heineken Champions Cup match against Leinster this weekend. The players were brought before a disciplinary hearing in Paris on Wednesday, with Kaino receiving a five-week ban, while Pointud has been suspended for four weeks following incidents during their Round 1 meeting with … Continue reading "Toulouse receive double blow as duo handed suspensions for Leinster clash"

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O’Mahony fully fit but Argentina Test ‘might be too soon’ for Kearney

Murray Kinsella reports from Chicago JOE SCHMIDT SAYS Peter O’Mahony is fully fit ahead of Saturday’s November Test against Argentina in Dublin, but fullback Rob Kearney is a doubt with a shoulder issue. Leinster man Kearney suffered the injury while playing for his province two weekends ago and is now in a race against time … Continue reading "O’Mahony fully fit but Argentina Test ‘might be too soon’ for Kearney"

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Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews

ALL-IRELAND LEAGUE: DIVISION 1A:  Kick-off 2.30pm, Saturday, October 27 unless stated SHANNON (3rd) v CLONTARF (2nd), Thomond Park back pitch, 2pm Shannon return home following their thunderous six-try win over Terenure College, but Clontarf look an altogether more difficult prospect. The north Dubliners are chasing an early-season Limerick double after defeating Garryowen 28-10. David Joyce prepares … Continue reading "Clontarf head to Shannon for first time in 6 years and all your AIL 1A previews"

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