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Garry Doyle Garry is a rugby reporter with the highly respected Irish sports website, The42. He has previously worked as Chief Sports Writer for The Times, Ireland edition having also held that title with The Irish News of the World. He has covered 21 Six Nations campaigns and reported from 52 different countries in his career as a sports reporter, including that unforgettable day in November 2016, when Ireland recorded their first ever win over the All Blacks at Soldier Field, Chicago.

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Tigers continue to bare their teeth

Leicester Tigers continue to blaze a trail in the Premiership, while Munster and Cardiff scramble to prepare for Europe after Sout…

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Premiership heavyweights go toe-to-toe

Saracens come out on top in slugfest over Sale, the Samoans put on a sad show at Twickenham and the URC flies in to Covid chaos

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England quicken the pulse but Eddie Jones will not rest on his laurels

The rugby world had its best day since crowds returned as France won hearts, England showed elan and Ireland finally kicked off th…

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No more false dawns?

Ireland lifted the spirts of a nation at a rocking Aviva Stadium in Dublin but for the players, there will be no getting carried a…

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Scotland the braves

The first full round of inter-Hemisphere tests since the 2019 World Cup kicked off with a bang.

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Can Farrell turn doubters into believers?

Andy Farrell has been Ireland head coach for nearly two years but still has his critics. Can the Autumn Series see an upturn in hi…

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Leicester Tigers show their muscle

Leicester Tigers underlined their notable renaissance, Worcester Warriors wilted under a Saints bombardment and Wales' omitted sta…

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Tiger kings back on their throne

The domestic season is in full swing and Leicester Tigers are leading the way, while the South African franchises continue struggl…

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Willie Anderson: A life less ordinary

From facing the haka to an Argentinian jail and standing tall in The Troubles, Willie Anderson is an Irish rugby colossus.

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The unlikely lads pushing for a Lions Test start

Few people outside Ireland had heard of Tadhg Beirne or Jack Conan in 2017, now both players are in contention to start the first …

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Why is Conor Murray the new Lions captain?

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half has precious little captaincy experience but he will have to learn fast on the biggest stage

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Destiny's child

From tragedy and torment to trophies and tours, Andrew Porter's journey to the Lions.

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Rising to the challenge

After rebuilding a club that was at its lowest ebb in 2018, Dan McFarland is closer than ever to ending Ulster’s 15-year title d…

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Building the empire

From Liverpool to Lancaster, how Leinster have become a European rugby juggernaut.

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Time to breathe

Thumping England was a huge fillip for Andy Farrell and his Ireland reign. The next step is to win a trophy.

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CJ's last stand

From project player to talisman, back-row CJ Stander will be remembered as an Ireland great

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Looking for inspiration

Ireland have been on a downward spiral since beating the All Blacks in 2018

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Tortured souls

Andy Farrell's Ireland team seem to be trapped between heaven and hell

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Six Nations preview: Ireland

Ireland's task for this Six Nations is to show they can live with the might of England and France

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Living in exile

Eddie O’Sullivan is Ireland's second-most successful coach yet has been ostracised since 2008.

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