Category Archives: Scottish rugby

Down the Blind Side, episode 18


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Kidney call puts him in make or break territory


  We used to look at the decision in 2008 to run with Denis Hurley and Tomas O’Leary ahead of Shaun Payne and Peter Stringer for Munster as the high water mark for Declan Kidney’s capacity to surprise. And then … Continue reading

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Good day’s work for IRFU and RTE


Choppy waters these days for the IRFU bean counters, but this morning’s shift in the tv landscape will smooth things out for a while. And RTE are breathing a little easier as well. The rights deal that sees Ireland’s November … Continue reading

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Remarkable result for Bradley


Hard to know who’s more stunned by the news of Michael Bradley’s imminent arrival in Edinburgh – Eddie O’Sullivan, or the Scottish rugby fans who took it for granted that the man who brought Ireland three Triple Crowns in four … Continue reading

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Next Step for Eddie


The next couple of weeks will be crucial in the career of Eddie O’Sullivan. At this point in the build up to the last World Cup he was en route to a second contract extension that would have taken him … Continue reading

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