Ireland

Ireland

Ireland

Colin Newboult

Keith Wood: IRFU creating ‘discontent’ with contracting model but don’t blame Leinster for ‘unbalanced system’

Ireland legend Keith Wood admits that the current system in Ireland is flawed but that it is not Leinster’s fault.
Leinster versus La Rochelle; Jamison Gibson-Park of Leinster makes a run with the ball
Jared Wright

IRFU to ‘review’ contract system as tenth Leinster star to sign new deal

A tenth Leinster player is set to sign a central contract ahead of the 2024/25 season.
Springboks legends Victor Matfield and Bakkies Botha alongside Ireland lock Joe McCarthy.
Colin Newboult

Victor Matfield hails the Bakkies Botha-like enforcer that strikes fear into opposition packs

Victor Matfield has heaped praise on a second-row enforcer and has compared him to Bakkies Botha.