Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cowman leaves Leinster for higher calling

Joe Schmidt will soon have to factor Jason Cowman out of the Leinster equation after the strength and conditioning coach accepted an offer to move up to the Ireland job. Gradually, the IRFU are filling the gaps around the national … Continue reading

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Chill wind needed for old farts

In a Dublin airport hotel last Wednesday a group representing the national and provincial managements got together to plan a common route forward for the new season. They discussed things like player development and player welfare and channels of communication, … Continue reading

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Kidney about to lose staunch supporter

I don’t remember a national coach being overly concerned about the shuffling of sun loungers on the media deck, but I suspect that’s about to change. Hugh Farrelly, Irish Indo rugby corr, is going overboard. As in disembarking. Going ashore. … Continue reading

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