Today’s Irish Times has some interesting facts on the rugby match An average of over one million viewers tuned into RTÉ on Saturday to witness Ireland beat England 43-13 at Croke Park. These average numbers (1.052 million) are remarkable: they trump the peak figures for the Ireland v France game on February 4th, the soccer (Read More)
My only sunshine, you make me happy when skies are grey! What a match. What a result. Role on Scotland and Italy. Super Saturday or what? The fun started before I went to bed on Friday when B#5 texted me to say he’d gotten his hands on a ticket for the big match. Bad news (Read More)
Was Sat ever a day of rugby or what? I missed the first match cause was taking the sister shopping for her birthday, but bloody hell. The two matches I caught were entertainment enough. Weirdly, I’m starting to feel some sympathy for Gavin Henson. Thought all the criticism he got during and after the Wales/Ireland (Read More)
While the match itself may have been more similar to Sat.’s Scotland/Italy match than the free-flowing France/Wales match, it was still full of tension and drama. Obviously I am not impartial, wanting Ireland to win, and because of that vested interest I may have found the match more enthralling than others. It was not the (Read More)
Aaron Scullion at Slugger O’Toole has a nice selection of articles in his post about the rugby match yesterday, and asks the question: Would the London editionprint this?