To make your debut at home in a key league game must be a brilliant experience for any young rugby player. That's just the situation Ollie Hassell-Collins found himself in on Saturday versus Cornish Pirates - so we checked in with him to find out just how it felt.
With London Irish now 7 for 7 and only a couple of points shy of top spot in the Championship times are good at Hazelwood. It seems like every week we’re seeing another player reach a significant milestone too, with Brendan McKibbin clocking up his 50th appearance in green on the weekend. Matt Merritt from … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Brendan McKibbin
We caught up with fan favourite centre Fergus Mulchrone after the win versus London Scottish to find out how training has been going, what he’s up to outside of rugby and how players can stay focused when they’re outside the match day squad. Hey Fergus, how was training today? Good! Lovely weather for it! I … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Fergus Mulchrone
With a tough game against Coventry last weekend and a TV fixture on Sunday against London Scottish the season feels like it is in full flow now. Matt Merritt from @RugbyLI has been speaking with Pat Cilliers to find out how the players are feeling after the game with Cov, how it feels to have … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Pat Cilliers
After London Irish stepped in to fulfil a fixture for Northampton Wanderers on Monday night the performance of a few of the Academy was the talk of fans who had attended (and many of us who didn’t). Of particular note was a first year hooker who started out in the front row who scored a … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Ben Atkins
Two weeks of the season gone, two wins on the board and 2nd place in the table. It’s shaping up to be a pretty good season so far and we wanted to find out if the players are feeling just as positive so we turned to fan favourite and current captain Josh McNally for his … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Josh McNally
With a win against our biggest rivals on the first day of the season under our belt it felt like a good time to chat to another of our new signings and perhaps the stand out performer on the day. Matt Rogerson’s relentless carrying from the back row certainly caught the eye and Irish fans … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Matt Rogerson