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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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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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Ireland v France – International Rugby Archive Pics

Ahead of the 93rd meeting between Ireland and France at this level of rugby, we took a look through our photographic archive to remember games past.From the 1963 team photo,  to Willie John McBride winning a lineout in the  1965 draw at ...

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Ireland v Italy Rugby Down the Years

Ready for Ireland to kick off their Six Nations campaign against Italy? Well this should whet your appetite. Since joining Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales and France to become the sixth team in the ‘Six Nations’ Ireland and Italy have ...

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Story Behind the Picture – Stephen McCarthy’s on O’Driscoll’s Final Year

With another 6 Nations season upon us, and Ireland taking on Italy in their first game today, Sportsfile’s Stephen McCarthy looks back at last season, and a season of lasts for Brian O’Driscoll.  Stephen gives us his insight into the ...

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Ireland v Italy – Women’s Rugby Recent Clashes

Get rugby ready for Ireland’s Women’s Rugby Six Nations opener against Italy tonight by looking through photos from last clashes – including Ireland claiming  their first ever Grand Slam on Italian soil in 2013.   ...

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