Ireland

Give Bok defence time to rise

OOM RUGBY unpacks the ingredients in the Springbok defensive system and explains that, like baking a cake, you have to wait until it’s finished to give it the taste test.  READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Defence is the decider

While pundits proclaim the merits of running rugby, BRENDEN NEL declares it a solemn truth that defence is what separates the winners from the losers. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Has North overtaken South?

FRESH TAKE: Rugby in the Northern Hemisphere is like a world heavyweight title fight while the game down south has the gravitas of a WWE bout, according to BRENDON SHIELDS. READ MORE

Brendon Shields

Will rugby ban jumping?

FRESH TAKE: Something’s got to give, DAWIE BOONZAAIER says the game can’t afford to have blockbuster matches decided by star players being sent off for contesting high-balls. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Cut eight SA teams, 300 players

Six Nations champs, Ireland have shown that a quality-over-quantity approach leads to success, BRENDEN NEL says it’s time to make some tough calls in South Africa.  READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Schmidt’s route leads to trophies

FRESH TAKE: Joe Schmidt’s ‘boring’ tactics and brave selections have led to unprecedented Six Nations success for Ireland, SHAUN GOOSEN hopes the Boks trace that blueprint.  READ MORE

Shaun Goosen

Italy destroyed at Aviva

Ireland made it two wins out of two in this year’s Six Nations when they cruised to a deserved 56-19 win over tournament tourists, Italy, in Dublin on Saturday. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

France fall to Sexton screamer

Ireland flyhalf Johnny Sexton split the uprights with a last-gasp, long-range drop goal to clinch a 15-13 victory against France in Paris on Saturday night. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Clinical Ireland dispatch Pumas

Ireland claimed their third win in three year-end Tests with a clinical 28-19 victory over Argentina at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Weekend’s Team Sheets

The last week of the official 2017 November Test window has the Springboks in Italy, the All Blacks in Cardiff and the Wallabies in Edinburgh. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer