The Touchline is the personal blog of Murray Kinsella. I’m an Irish sports writer with a keen interest in Irish and French rugby. If you’d like to contact me regarding availability for work, any of the articles I’ve posted, or just for a chat, the details are on the Contact page.
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The header photo shows the old Lansdowne Road, the scene of countless unforgettable days in Irish rugby. The photo was taken by Brendan Rankin.
I’d like to take this chance to thank all the photographers who have granted me permission to use their work. If you like any of the photos used on this site, check the ‘Photos’ section at the bottom of each post. You’ll find links to more of the photographers’ work there.
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