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.

Safety-First Schmidt: Ireland vs South Africa

Joe Schmidt. Photo Credit: Patrick Bolger / Getty Images Sport
A few words on Ireland's win for the Irish Examiner. Warning: may contain stats.

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.

Samoa to be close at half time; Wales to continue losing less badly

A preview of the weekend's rugby for Paddy Power

Looking Ahead to a Lions Series – a look at the odds

I had a root around the Paddy Power odds archives to look at what the starting odds were for a Lions series victory on recent tours

Ireland’s Autumn Series: Player by Player Review

This is it, the monster player by player review of Ireland's Autumn international series against South Africa, Fiji and Argentina. Whose stock has risen? Whose has fallen? Who are Kidney's favourite sons?

Ireland win (the first half) against South Africa…

A few thoughts on Ireland's loss to South Africa for