We’re into December, the run of cup games has passed the halfway point, the autumn internationals are over and the stands are getting a bit chilly. As a winter warmer Matt Merritt caught up with Wallabies hooker, tough tackler and all around nice guy Saia Fainga’a to see how he’s finding this season compared to the last! So let’s … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Saia Fainga’a
In recent years London Irish have signed World Cup winners, lads who have played in multiple Champions Cup finals and stars of Super Rugby, but if you fast forward a few years and look back we have a sneaking suspicion the most important addition to the club may prove to be a 34 year old … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Stephen Myler
He’s the latest London Irish centurion, as popular with fans and teammates off the pitch as he is frustrating to the opposition on it (and who would want their scrum halves to act any differently?). Matt Merritt catches up with Scott Steele to find out how it feels to hit 100 games, what the club … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Scott Steele
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