Category: Rugby

Sportsfile Images of the Year 2018

Another eventful year captured. With the end of 2018 drawing near we dug through over 200,000 images that made it to www.sportsfile.com this year to pick out 100 of our best from the 2018 sporting year. From Croke Park through the summer to a rainy ...

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Leinster make penalties count to Reign in Spain – European Rugby Champions Cup Final

12 May 2018; Jonathan Sexton of Leinster celebrates following the European Rugby Champions Cup Final match between Leinster and Racing 92 at San Mames Stadium in Bilbao, Spain. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile   The rain in Spain falls ...

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World Press Photo Award for Sportsfile’s Stephen McCarthy

Sportsfile’s Stephen McCarthy has been awarded with Second place for Sports Photo of the Year at the 61st World Press Photo Contest. Sportsfile staff photographer Stephen McCarthy has been awarded with Second place for Sports Photo of the Year ...

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On this day in ’99 Ulster claim the European Club Rugby Cup

30 January 1999; Ulster’s Jan Cunningham celebrates with one of the Ulster substitutes. Heineken European Cup Final, Ulster v Colomiers, Lansdowne Road, Dublin. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE   On this day in 1999 Ulster became ...

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Rugby World Cup 2015 In Pictures

After a memorable Rugby World Cup in which New Zealand retained their trophy, take a look at 50 of our favourite images by Sportsfile photographers.   ...

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2014/15 PRO12 Season In Pictures

After the best PRO12 season yet comes to a close with a new Champion, we take a look back at a memorable season with some of our favourite images from the past 9 months of action. ...

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Leinster v Bath – European Rugby Champions Cup Quarter-Final

Leinster today marched on to the Semi-Finals of the European Rugby Champions Cup, after tense game at the Aviva Stadium. Leinster were 15-5 up at half-time but Bath really took the game to their hosts in the second half. England International George ...

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Ireland v Wales – International Rugby Archive Pics

Looking forward to Ireland crunch game against Wales in the RBS Six Nations? Take a look back through our archive at previous games between the two proud rugby nations. ...

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Ireland v England – RBS Six Nations Rugby Championship

Were you glued to the rugby action at the Aviva Stadium to see Ireland’s great 19-9 win against England? Take a look back through the day in pictures from Sportsfile photographers Matt Browne,  Stephen McCarthy and Brendan ...

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Ireland v England – International Rugby Archive Pics

Ireland and England have met 128 times in their rugby history at this level. Ahead of this weekend’s showdown take a look through photos from our archive from some of their famous meetings. ...

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