Irish heroes left in Kidney’s shadow

If sport is all about timing, then the Irish rugby league team can be forgiven for thinking that theirs is a little unfortunate.

8th November, 2008

If sport is all about timing, then the Irish rugby league team can be forgiven for thinking that theirs is a little unfortunate.

Their superb victory over Samoa last week has left them in the semifinal qualifier of the Rugby League World Cup, but their exploits were largely overshadowed in the rugby world by Ireland’s rugby union match with Canada yesterday.

The Thomond Park clash was Declan Kidney’s first game in charge of...

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