Posts Tagged ‘Six Nations’

Shoulder To Shoulder

It was another great rugby weekend for Waterford duo Niamh Briggs and Jack O’Donoghue.							| Photos:  Ken Sutton and Sportsfile
While one established Waterford rugby superstar was captaining her country to Six Nations victory over World Champions England, another outstanding prospect continues to impress in the red of Munster. Abbeyside’s Niamh Briggs kicked Ireland’s winning penalty four minutes from time in Ashbourne last Friday as the [...]

Ireland prevail after dour struggle

Simon Zebo leads a counter attack for Ireland against France at the Aviva Stadium last Saturday
his was expected to be the most entertaining Six Nations Match with two running teams, but turned out to be a dour struggle. The big French team found it hard to get going but after scoring a try in the last quarter through sub Taofifenua, lock weighing a massive 135 kilo and playing with Toulon, narrowed [...]