About RugbyKino

A once proud amateur player in Dublin, now put out to pasture armed with nothing more than a keyboard, a love of puns and a sense of righteous indignation. A Leinster fanatic and still the joker in the pack. Follow @RugbyKino on Twitter

This is not soccer!

George North being tackled by 4 defenders

Round 13 in the Rabo Direct Pro 12 proved unlucky for some, with one or two unexpected results throwing the curve, and some pure entertainment thrown in for good measure. Dragons 21 – Ospreys 20 Kicking off the weekend’s action was the unexpected match of the round, with a real nail-biter from the leading Welsh […]

Rabo Direct Pro 12 Cheat Sheet – The season so far…

RaboDirect PRO12 Logo

We currently find ourselves just over the top of the season for the Celtic, or as it’s now officially known, the Rabo Direct Pro 12 league. With 12 rounds played, and 10 more to go there’s still a lot of room to try to get things to go very right or for multiple disasters to […]

IRFU closes shop on international players

Leinster Rugby celebrates another win

Shock. Anger. Disbelief. Feeling betrayed by the shortsighted blazers whose narrow-minded idea of national rugby success was defined only by the international side, as the IRFU cast aside the contributions of international players to the provincial sides with the introduction of their new NIE player policy. So, it’s been nice knowing you Nacewa. Hasta manana […]