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Ireland – Grand Slam Winners 2009

The Ireland class of 2009 became only the second from the Emerald Isle to claim a European clean sweep of rugby on Saturday, beating Wales 17-15 in Cardiff for the first Irish Grand Slam since 1948, courtesy of Ronan O’Gara’s (Wearing his Adidas Predator powerswerve rugby boots) … Continue reading

Lovell Rugby Match of the Week: Scotland v Ireland 14th March 2009

Ireland’s dream of ending 61 years of Grand Slam hurt remains on the cards as they eked out a scrappy 22-15 win over Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday. There wasn’t much to separate these two in-form nations in the end, but Declan Kidney’s men provided sufficient grit … Continue reading