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# Allegiance

Last year
2022
# Allegiance
'She's eligible for Ireland' - Former England back row Brown set for debut in green
The Worcester back row was previously capped seven times by the Red Roses.
All time
# Allegiance
Jones names Ireland U20-capped Dan Kelly in England's senior squad
The 19-year-old centre has impressed for Leicester this season.
# Allegiance
'You can't help being who you are' - McClean defends Sykes' Republic of Ireland switch
The 23-year-old has previously represented Northern Ireland at U21 level.
# take me to church
'Johann was recognising talent in me even if I didn't feel I was putting my hand up'
Munster man Shane Daly has impressed in the back three this season.
# Pledge of Allegiance
'All I've done is play golf for Ireland so why would that change?' - McIlroy commits to 2020 Olympics
The 30-year-old pulled out of competing at the Rio Games in 2016.
# Allegiance
Premier League referee Mike Dean celebrates as Tranmere prevail
Micky Mellon’s side will face Newport County in the final of the League Two play-offs.
# Allegiance
'I've no doubt I've much more passion playing for Ireland than I would have for England'
Callum Robinson and Aiden O’Brien give their thoughts on dual nationality.
# International Allegiance
'It had nothing to do with feeling English or Irish, it was a personal thing between me and my family'
Reading midfielder Liam Kelly has been speaking about turning down a call-up to the Ireland squad.
# cautionary tale
Ireland boss wary that Rice could still declare for England
Martin O’Neill touched on the situation the FAI had with Jack Grealish a couple of years ago.
# namesake
'I haven't taken a senior player' - Martin O'Neill upset with Michael for bringing religion into allegiance debate
The Republic of Ireland manager was responding to an interview his counterpart did earlier this week.
# Allegiance
Huge boost for Munster as Conor Murray states intention to stay in Ireland
The 26-year-old scrum-half says he wants to stay at home beyond the end of his current contract.
# Allegiance
'I'd rather have one cap for Ireland than 100 caps for England' - Kilbane
The ex-Ireland utility man is disappointed with Jack Grealish’s latest decision.
# Mind's made up
Grealish could be set for England call-up this week - report
The long-running saga over the Aston Villa youngster’s international future may be finally coming to an end.
# Commitment
Kenny Cunningham says Ireland should forget about Grealish... and BOD agrees
Two ex-Ireland captains have waded into the debate.
# Allegiance
Mark Noble to make Ireland decision in 'next couple of weeks'
The West Ham midfielder admitted it would be strange to pull on a green jersey.
# Allegiance
Italy coach Brunel warns of backlash as Tommaso Allan faces Scots
The Italian out-half played for Scotland at underage level before switching to the country of his birth.
# Girl Guides
Girl Guides in Britain scrap oath to God (but keep the queen)
From September, girl guides will pledge to “be true to myself and develop my beliefs” rather than “to love my God”.
# Approach
Wales boss keen for Shawcross to switch allegiance
The former England U-21 defender is eligible to play for the country he was raised in and Chris Coleman wants to strengthen his squad.
# Going For Gold
McIlroy plays it safe on Olympic allegiances
Rory McIlroy says that he will take as much time as possible before committing to either Great Britain or Ireland for the 2016 Olympic Games.