Podcast: It’s the #ROGpod

Ronan O'Gara makes his debut on the pod: "Sharing" his washbag with Donncha O'Callaghan for a decade, a look ahead to Ireland vs England, and how the Stade/Racing merger announcement impacted the market for rugby players in Europe.

Podcast: Swimming with Sharks

And petting puppies. And Lions. And Horses. This is the list of things that Kevin McLaughlin, Donncha O'Callaghan and I talk about in order to get away from Ireland's defeat in Wales.

Ireland’s Winning Streak – enjoy it while it lasts

With nine consecutive wins under the belt Ireland are in a good place. I wrote about winning streaks for the Irish Times.

England to break South African hoodoo?

Pat Lambie trains for South Africa. Credit: David Rogers / Getty Images Sport.
A look ahead to England v South Africa and Ireland v Georgia for the Paddy Power blog.

The 2014 Autumn Internationals – France for a clean sweep?

Ireland +6 vs South Africa, England +8 vs New Zealand. It could be a tough weekend for the Northern Hemisphere.

Shattered halves, unused subs and no cigar

Ireland's subs were hardly called upon to make a tackle on Saturday, but leaving Murray and Sexton on the field until the 79th minute was baffling (Irish Examiner)

Scottish Horror, Expansive Italians and the curious tale of Peter O’Mahony

A look back at some more of the weekend's Six Nations points of note, including the continuation of a strange statistical streak

Ireland vs Wales: Kicking Kings

A look at the numbers from Ireland vs Wales, and ahead to Twickenham, for the Irish Examiner

Six Nations Stats – Week 1

A dance through the stats from last weekend's Six Nations rugby for the Irish Examiner

A coin flip in Dublin, NZ to rule in Twickenham

Match previews for the Paddy Power blog