Byrne remains with Irish squad ahead of Six Nations clash with France

CARLOW’S Ed Byrne is with the Irish squad this week as they prepare for their Six Nations game against France next Sunday. The Leinster front row man won three international caps from the bench last autumn, including in the crunch...

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Lack of playing experience hasn’t hindered Kavanagh path to President’s role

AT the end of October, Carlow man, Des Kavanagh, was elected President of the Irish Rugby Football Union. It has been a remarkable journey for someone who grew up on the Pollerton Road and, by his own admission, never played...

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