Guinness Pro 12: Munster 47 – 0 Zebre

The scoreline speaks volumes. Munster enjoyed a record league winning margin against a beleaguered Zebre team whose performance mirrored that of their international team over recent weeks with a display devoid of organization or attacking intent throughout. Let us be quite frank. Zebre were lucky that Munster only scored forty-seven points on the night such … More Guinness Pro 12: Munster 47 – 0 Zebre

NHL Roundup Review

A weekend where Clare grabbed the ticket to top tier hurling league action next season, a weekend where Cork plunged to new depths and a weekend where Kilkenny continue to march unceremoniously towards a National Hurling League title. Hawkeye Sidekick reviews the action and is indifferent towards the current league structures. TJ Ryan – Under … More NHL Roundup Review

RBS 6 Nations: Ireland 58 – 15 Italy

The scoreline speaks volumes. Ireland’s ultra conservative team selection will be seen as justified following this easy victory against an Italian side whose were flat out second best for the entire contest. Ireland’s first win in the RBS 6 Nations campaign was built on a solid pack performance which allowed the half-back pairing of Murray … More RBS 6 Nations: Ireland 58 – 15 Italy

RBS 6 Nations Preview: Ireland vs. Italy

With both teams out of the championship equation, one would think that both teams would embrace the fixture by making fresh changes and seeing potential talent in a test match arena; well scratch that comment, Italy have embraced the nothing to lose attitude while Ireland management have flat out lost a massive opportunity to evaluate … More RBS 6 Nations Preview: Ireland vs. Italy

Rugby Week Review

To ruck or not to ruck, that is the burning question after the last round of 6N fixtures. Mike Brown’s vigorous rucking of the ball and Conor Murray’s head has raised questions onto what constitutes a citing. The rucking action of Brown bordered on the reckless and the fact that contact was made to Murray’s … More Rugby Week Review