Mar 18, 2013 17:13 EDT
Irish rugby great Brian O'Driscoll was on Monday cited for stamping on Simone Favaro in Ireland's 22-15 Six Nations defeat by Italy, the tournament organisers announced.
Mar 14, 2013 12:54 EDT
Brian O'Driscoll was named Thursday in the Ireland side to take on Italy in their Six Nations closer in Rome on Saturday in what could be his final match in the tournament.
Mar 05, 2013 10:33 EST
Under-pressure Ireland coach Declan Kidney named Tuesday a team to play France without a starting or reserve fly-half as he waited on the fitness of Paddy Jackson.
Jan 17, 2013 09:49 EST
Jamie Heaslip kept his place as captain in the Six Nations training squad announced by Ireland coach Declan Kidney on Thursday.
Jan 12, 2013 15:35 EST
French giants Toulon and Clermont, as well as English champions Harlequins, joined Ulster in the European Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.
Jan 11, 2013 20:55 EST
Undefeated Harlequins and Clermont can book European Cup quarter-final places this weekend with big-spending Toulon close to virtually wrapping up their spot in the last eight.
May 18, 2012 11:40 EDT
Brian O'Driscoll handed Leinster a major boost after declaring himself fit for the all-Irish European Cup final against Ulster at Twickenham on Saturday.
May 05, 2012 17:55 EDT
Holders Leinster will be without Luke Fitzgerald for their European Cup title defence against fellow Irish side Ulster after the winger picked up a neck injury, coach Joe Schmidt said on Saturday.
May 04, 2012 13:09 EDT
South Africa flanker Schalk Burger will miss the three-Test series against England next month as he continues to recover from a knee injury, his team Stormers said Friday.
Apr 07, 2012 15:23 EDT
Edinburgh became the first Scottish club to reach the European Cup semi-finals on Saturday with a stunning 19-14 upset of four-time winners Toulouse while defending champions Leinster cruised past Cardiff 34-3.
Dec 17, 2011 18:06 EST
Defending champions Leinster ran in seven tries in a 52-27 demolition of Bath in Dublin on Saturday to go six points clear at the top of Pool Three and move closer to a European Cup quarter-final spot.
Oct 09, 2011 15:11 EDT
Peter de Villiers called it quits as South Africa coach after the reigning champions lost a World Cup quarter-final to Australia here on Sunday.
Oct 09, 2011 07:27 EDT
Peter de Villiers called it quits as South Africa coach after the reigining champions lost a World Cup quarter-final to Australia here on Sunday.
Aug 13, 2011 17:47 EDT
France edged Ireland 19-12 in a World Cup warm-up on Saturday, but both sides were left with plenty to ponder ahead of the showpiece event which starts in 28 days' time.
Aug 11, 2011 11:39 EDT
Ireland have made nine changes for their Rugby World Cup warm-up international against France in Bordeaux on Saturday following their defeat to Scotland last weekend.
Aug 04, 2011 13:00 EDT
Leinster lock Leo Cullen will captain Ireland for the first time after Brian O'Driscoll was ruled out of the team that will play Scotland in their opening World Cup warm-up match in Edinburgh on Saturday.
Mar 18, 2011 23:41 EDT
Martin Johnson believes England will need to overcome an Ireland side bristling with anger as his team attempts to win their first Six Nations Grand Slam in eight years on Saturday.
Mar 16, 2011 11:09 EDT
Veteran fly-half Ronan O'Gara was dropped as Ireland coach Declan Kidney made three changes for this weekend's Six Nations showdown with England.
Feb 23, 2011 14:56 EST
Ireland have recalled veteran fly-half Ronan O'Gara for this weekend's Six Nations clash with Scotland as they seek to bounce back from the disappointment of defeat to France.
Feb 13, 2011 12:16 EST
France retained their hopes of defending their Six Nations Grand Slam title here on Sunday at Lansdowne Road as they beat an unlucky Irish side 25-22 in a thrilling no-holds barred contest.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Full name||Luke Matthew Fitzgerald|
|Date of birth||September 13, 1987|
|Place of birth||Wicklow, Ireland|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||92 kg (14 st 7 lb)|
|University||University College Dublin|
|Rugby union career|
|Blackrock College RFC|
|correct as of 27 November 2006.|
|correct as of 26-07-09.|
|correct as of 21 March 2009.|