Monday, March 22, 2010
To many, the Irish skipper has done it all after leading his country to that long-awaited Grand Slam last year, going on to win the top club honour in the game with Leinster's Heineken Cup triumph. But still the 31-year-old's hunger to achieve more seems undiminished.
0 Shares Print Vern Cotter never gave the potential for a public backlash a second thought as he handed New Zealand-born John Hardie a controversial World Cup call-up. The former Highlanders flanker has won a place in the 31-man Dark Blues squad for next month’s tournament in England just five weeks after touching down on [...]
0 Shares Print Vern Cotter has confirmed neither Blair Cowan or John Barclay will live out their World Cup dream after controversially axing both from his 31-man squad. The Daily Mail reported on Tuesday morning that the back-row pair had failed to make the cut for the tournament which kicks-off next month in England and [...]
0 Shares Print Saracens’ Chris Wyles will captain the US Eagles in the 2015 Rugby World Cup after coach Mike Tolkin confirmed his 31-man squad for the tournament. The party includes 20 players who will be playing in their first World Cup and 13 who are contracted overseas. The star name is arguably Toulon back-row [...]
0 Shares Print Georgia will be without injured duo Zurab Zhvania and Giorgi Talakhadze for the Rugby World Cup as head coach Milton Haig revealed his 31-man squad for the tournament. Prop Zhvania and centre Talakhadze both picked up injuries in the warm-up defeat by Newcastle Falcons at Kingston Park last Friday. Zhvania suffered a [...]