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# 8 - Friday 22 October, 2021

'It's easier to silence that kind of noise... I feel a bit vindicated'
# Lion
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# Lion

'It's easier to silence that kind of noise... I feel a bit vindicated'

Oct 22nd 2021, 6:45 AM 7,125 Views 2 Comments

Leinster’s Jack Conan starts in the number eight shirt against Glasgow again tonight.

# 8 - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Ruddock moves to 8 as Leinster make eight changes for trip to Neath
# Rotation
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# Rotation

Ruddock moves to 8 as Leinster make eight changes for trip to Neath

Feb 20th 2020, 12:22 PM 9,045 Views 17 Comments

Leo Cullen has rung the changes for tomorrow’s clash with the Ospreys.

# 8 - Sunday 12 May, 2019

'What we needed from him was to do his talking on the field, not off the field'
# 8
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# 8

'What we needed from him was to do his talking on the field, not off the field'

May 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,340 Views 8 Comments

Billy Vunipola was excellent as Saracens claimed the Champions Cup against Leinster.

# 8 - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Analysis: Conan continues to press Ireland claims with sensational showing
# Game Breaker
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# Game Breaker

Analysis: Conan continues to press Ireland claims with sensational showing

Apr 2nd 2019, 2:00 PM 12,648 Views 20 Comments

The Leinster number eight was man of the match against Ulster in the Champions Cup quarter-finals.

# 8 - Monday 26 February, 2018

Heaslip was often under-appreciated but his professionalism set new standards
# 8
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# 8

Heaslip was often under-appreciated but his professionalism set new standards

Feb 26th 2018, 5:08 PM 33,835 Views 54 Comments

The 34-year-old confirmed his retirement from the game after a superb career.

# 8 - Monday 20 November, 2017

'I'm CJ Stander and I'm the captain now': Munster back-row buoyed by new experience
# Impact
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# Impact

'I'm CJ Stander and I'm the captain now': Munster back-row buoyed by new experience

Nov 20th 2017, 3:00 PM 30,819 Views 15 Comments

Saturday put Stander on Ireland’s bench for the first time in his 17 Tests, and he captained the side as they forced a win over Fiji.

# 8 - Monday 22 May, 2017

Stander starts Lions tour as an 8, while Gatland praises Haskell's personality
# No Billy
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# No Billy

Stander starts Lions tour as an 8, while Gatland praises Haskell's personality

May 22nd 2017, 7:18 PM 13,214 Views 10 Comments

With Billy Vunipola missing, Stander will compete with Taulupe Faletau for the eight shirt.

# 8 - Monday 26 December, 2016

Leinster pay tribute to Axel on their first visit to Thomond since his death
# Classy
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# Classy

Leinster pay tribute to Axel on their first visit to Thomond since his death

Dec 26th 2016, 5:18 PM 7,354 Views 13 Comments

The eastern province are in Limerick for a Guinness Pro12 clash.

# 8 - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Earls glad to see Foley remembered with 'phenomenal' tribute in front of Haka
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# 8

Earls glad to see Foley remembered with 'phenomenal' tribute in front of Haka

Nov 8th 2016, 4:56 PM 9,389 Views 11 Comments

“Axel’s never going to be forgotten. There isn’t a day goes by when we don’t think of him.”

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# 8 - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

7 of the smallest stadiums in Premier League history
# Looking Back
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# Looking Back

7 of the smallest stadiums in Premier League history

Apr 28th 2015, 8:30 PM 30,256 Views 24 Comments

With Bournemourth set to enter the top flight, Dean Court is about to become one of the smallest grounds in the competition’s history.

# 8 - Friday 23 January, 2015

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# 8 - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Man arrested over explosion that 'sent fireball up in the air'
# Dublin 8
# Dublin 8

Man arrested over explosion that 'sent fireball up in the air'

Oct 14th 2014, 6:39 PM 9,399 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí, Dublin Fire Brigade and an Army bomb disposal team all attended the scene in the wake of the blast, back in March.

# 8 - Monday 24 February, 2014

Ligament damage rules Vunipola out for remainder of Six Nations
# Ready For Ravenhill?
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# Ready For Ravenhill?

Ligament damage rules Vunipola out for remainder of Six Nations

Feb 24th 2014, 7:37 PM 3,621 Views 13 Comments

The Saracens number eight’s new focus will be regaining fitness in time to face Ulster in the Heineken Cup.