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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# 9 problems

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Alby Mathewson on loving Munster, Ulster and living alone during Covid
The Ulster scrum-half admits building relationships in a squad is difficult when time in their company is so limited.
McGrath tenacity earns him the call over Marmion's past Test triumphs
The Connacht man had stepped up to deliver on some of the most impressive Irish performances in recent years.
McGrath in a boot as scrum-half faces race to be fit for Champions Cup semi-final
There is also continued uncertainty over Sean O’Brien’s return.
Connacht lose Quinn Roux for three months, Darragh Leader for two and the list goes on and on...
The physical toll is mounting for the deposed league leaders as nine new names line up for the treatment room.
Scrum-half worry for Ireland as Murray set for further scan, Reddan strains ligaments
Lock Dave Foley will also see a surgeon about his wrist this week.
Munster awaiting scan result as Conor Murray sits out training with neck injury
The scrum-half is a crucial component of the province’s gameplan, but he is now an injury doubt for the Sarcens fixture.
Mike Phillips to face Bayonne board after arriving 'drunk' for work -- reports
The scrum-half allegedly turned up for a video analysis session ‘under the influence’.
No 9 problem at Ulster as Marshall pens new 3-year contract
The scrum-half has signed the new deal a week after his positional rival Ruan Pienaar did likewise.
Murray eager to start season and rediscover that winning high
The scrum-half says Munster have a group of players around his age, ready to step up and lead.
Ba: Torres still the man at Chelsea
Yet the Senegalese striker added that playing with the creative players at Chelsea makes the game look easy.