Title win fills IRFU coffers

A report from the IRFU's annual meeting for the Irish Examiner...
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Ken Quarrie and his Kicking Model

The second in a series looking at goal kicking in rugby. A chat with Ken Quarrie, NZ Rugby Senior Scientist.
Leigh Halfpenny takes a kick in the 2014 6N (Copyright Stu Forster/Getty - original embedded image contained within the post)

How good was that kick, really? Two men decided to find out.

The first of a series of pieces on goalkicking in rugby

Heineken Cup Final preview

A preview of the last Heineken Cup final for Paddy Power
The Irish u19 Sevens team, playing as the "IRFU President's Select", win the 2014 Carrick Sevens u19 tournament. Photo courtesy of InTouchRugby.com

An Ireland men’s Sevens team? Not quite. But they’re tipping their toe in the water.

Ireland, without a men's Sevens team since 2009, is sending a team to the u19 Sevens European Championships in Portugal this weekend. I wrote about this for the Irish Examiner.

Podcast: The Science of Sport

Leinster's Emmet Farrell, Dublin's Ray Boyne and I chat with Ger Gilroy about analysis in sport

Heineken Cup Semi Final Time

Is Morgan Parra sneaky good value to be the best kicker this weekend? A semi final preview for Paddy Power