Franks to get an idea of what it feels like to face Haka

London Irish prop Ben Franks has used the Haka to inspire him to two World Cup winners’ medals, but now finds himself facing the famous challenge for the first time in Barbarians colours against New Zealand at Twickenham tomorrow. Franks, whose brother Owen has missed the current European tour through injury, is taking a short Read More …

Tom Jones gives his player ratings on the Saracens v London Irish Premiership match

Tom Jones gives his player ratings for Saracens versus London Irish in their Premiership clash at Allianz Park. Saracens; 15. Alex Goode – Outstanding in attack and defence throughout the match and set up a handful of incredible tries. A deserved Man of the Match performance. How on earth is he not good enough for Read More …

London Irish coaches meet with Pep Guardiola to learn his coaching secrets

exclusive Nick Kennedy and the London Irish coaches will get an exclusive insight into what makes Pep Guardiola one of the world’s top managers after being invited watch Manchester City train. Kennedy, the Irish director of rugby, plus coaches Declan Danaher, Paul Hodgson and George Skivington will then sit down with the former Barcelona and Read More …

London Irish and a backline featuring four high profile coaches

When London Irish finished second from bottom of the Premiership in 1998 even their staunchest fan would have stared blankly if you had suggested the team featured four players who would become key figures in the future of the English professional game. However, that is exactly what has transpired, with Conor O’Shea, captain of the Read More …