British & Irish Lions
Mar 6, 2009: "It will need huge defence, claustrophobic defence, getting right up in their faces." Former Lions prop Paul Wallace tells Scrum.com how to beat South Africa
Mar 5, 2009: "This was a wake-up call not a disaster - Wales can still win the Championship and end the season stronger as a team if they learn from the mistakes in Paris." John Taylor writes
Ireland v France, Six Nations Championship, February 7
Feb 5, 2009: Ireland and France go head-to-head at Croke Park on Saturday in a clash that is set to go a long way to defining both sides' Championship destiny
Six Nations Championship
Jan 27, 2009: Ireland have confirmed that Brian O'Driscoll will continue to lead the side through the 2009 Six Nations
Jan 5, 2009: Munster face an anxious wait to find out whether fly-half Ronan O'Gara will be fit for their crucial Heineken Cup clash with Sale later this month
Heineken Cup, Round Three
Dec 6, 2008: Munster lock Donncha O'Callaghan is prepared for a fierce test of his side's's Heineken Cup credentials when they face Clermont Auvergne at Stade Marcel Michelin on Sunday
The East Terrace
Dec 5, 2008: "You cannot please the All Blacks when it comes to the haka." James Stafford reveals this and other lessons from the latest international feast
Nov 26, 2008: Ireland have tied four of their internationals - including vice captain Paul O'Connell - to new contracts
Ireland v Argentina
Nov 18, 2008: Ireland have names an extended squad for their vital clash with Argentina.
Ireland v New Zealand
Nov 11, 2008: Just as the Scots spoke optimistically about beating the All Blacks last weekend, one of Ireland's nearly men also accentuated the positive ahead of the test against New Zealand
Sep 20, 2008: Munster claimed top spot in the Magners League with a 28-20 bonus point victory over Cardiff Blues at Musgrave Park.
Apr 25, 2008: Munster have named the same starting XV for Sunday's Heineken Cup semi-final clash with Saracens that accounted for Gloucester in the quarter-finals.
Apr 5, 2008: Dean Ryan refused to be downhearted after his team crashed out of the Heineken Cup against 2006 European champions Munster.
Mar 11, 2008: Ronan O'Gara today commiserated with Paul O'Connell after edging his Munster colleague for the Ireland captaincy.
Mar 4, 2008: Lock Paul O'Connell and hooker Rory Best have both been promoted to the starting XV for the Six Nations game against Wales.
Feb 28, 2008: Senior internationals Paul O'Connell, Alan Quinlan, Tony Buckley and Peter Stringer are all included in the Munster squad for Saturday's Magners League clash with Cardiff Blues at the Arms Park.
Feb 3, 2008: Ireland's RBS 6 Nations campaign has been given a timely lift after it was revealed today that Paul O'Connell is on course to face Scotland on February 23.
Jan 12, 2008: Ireland and Munster forward Paul O'Connell has suffered a setback during his rehabilitation from a back injury.
Jan 3, 2008: Paul O'Connell returns to a Munster match day squad for the first time in eight months having been named among the replacements for the Magners League game against Ulster in Ravenhill tomorrow evening.
Sep 26, 2007: Paul O'Connell admits it will take "something special" to stay in the World Cup - but has ruled out a do-or-die assault against Argentina on Sunday.