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#back row

# back-row - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Henry braced to be battered and bruised again in Montpellier
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Henry braced to be battered and bruised again in Montpellier

Oct 17th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,561 Views 3 Comments

‘It’s worth it when you get the win’, says the openside flanker.

# back-row - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Sean O’Brien itching to make up for last season’s Heineken Cup exit
# Tullow Tank
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# Tullow Tank

Sean O’Brien itching to make up for last season’s Heineken Cup exit

Oct 8th 2013, 7:45 AM 1,365 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster back row says their failure to advance from the pool stages was hard to accept.

# back-row - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Nick Williams commits to Ulster rugby until 2016
# Pen To Paper
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# Pen To Paper

Nick Williams commits to Ulster rugby until 2016

Oct 2nd 2013, 11:20 AM 1,041 Views 4 Comments

The back row has signed a new contract to remain at Ravnehill.

# back-row - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Captain Sam Warburton desperate to tick the box marked 'Lions Series winner'
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Captain Sam Warburton desperate to tick the box marked 'Lions Series winner'

Jun 20th 2013, 10:05 PM 2,829 Views 4 Comments

The Welshman believes the experience of Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell has been vital ahead of the First Test.

# back-row - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Jennings believes Leinster teammates Heaslip and O'Brien will make Lions 23
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Jennings believes Leinster teammates Heaslip and O'Brien will make Lions 23

Jun 19th 2013, 7:16 PM 3,402 Views 7 Comments

The Irish flanker has been impressed with the form of his provincial teammates Down Under.

# back-row - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Sergio Parisse: Heaslip’s praise means nothing to me come kick-off
# Nuff Respect
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# Nuff Respect

Sergio Parisse: Heaslip’s praise means nothing to me come kick-off

May 16th 2013, 9:00 PM 3,923 Views 3 Comments

The Stade Francais captain described Heaslip and Sean O’Brien as two of the world’s best back-rows.

# back-row - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Tom Croft to edge Sean O'Brien out of Lions back row - Scott Quinnell
# Back To Basics
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# Back To Basics

Tom Croft to edge Sean O'Brien out of Lions back row - Scott Quinnell

May 8th 2013, 7:00 PM 3,597 Views 8 Comments

The former Wales and Lions international believes Warren Gatland will rely heavily on his touring Welshmen.

# back-row - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Lion O'Brien ready for back row battle Down Under
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Lion O'Brien ready for back row battle Down Under

May 5th 2013, 8:00 AM 2,473 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland flanker has some Welshmen to displace if he wants a starting role against the Wallabies.

# back-row - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Ruddock and Leinster eager to leave Ulster in their Pro12 dust
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# Pro12

Ruddock and Leinster eager to leave Ulster in their Pro12 dust

Mar 27th 2013, 5:01 PM 1,160 Views 1 Comment

The Blues’ flanker and his side are preparing for their biggest league game of the season on Saturday.

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor
# Rock Hard
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# Rock Hard

4 of the finest rugby moments from the retiring Johnny 'Concrete' O'Connor

Mar 27th 2013, 3:04 PM 3,802 Views 4 Comments

The Connacht flanker announced he is to step away from the professional game today.

# back-row - Sunday 13 January, 2013

3 key battles that will make or break Munster's Heineken Cup challenge
# Red Or Dead
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# Red Or Dead

3 key battles that will make or break Munster's Heineken Cup challenge

Jan 13th 2013, 8:15 AM 1,390 Views 3 Comments

Rob Penney’s men would be delighted to repeat their four-try performance against Edinburgh in Limerick.

# back-row - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Niall Ronan: ‘There were days I wondered if I’d ever recover at all’
# Unlucky 7
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# Unlucky 7

Niall Ronan: ‘There were days I wondered if I’d ever recover at all’

Nov 22nd 2012, 4:59 PM 1,595 Views 0 Comments

After two appearances in an injury ravaged 10 months, the Munster openside is hoping to make his first team return permanent this weekend.

# back-row - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Ryan hoping to knock the stuffing from the Springboks
# Forward Thinking
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# Forward Thinking

Guinness Series: Ryan hoping to knock the stuffing from the Springboks

Nov 6th 2012, 3:51 PM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

The Munster forward believes he has been bred for rugby challenges that sides like South Africa are sure to pose.

# back-row - Sunday 4 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa
# Love Eight
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# Love Eight

Guinness Series: Heaslip ready to mix it with the 'big boys' from South Africa

Nov 4th 2012, 10:00 AM 6,530 Views 10 Comments

‘Make no bones about it, they’re big boys and they come at you hard,” declared the Leinster forward.

# back-row - Tuesday 30 October, 2012

South African Number 8 CJ Stander is arriving in Munster today
# Super 8
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# Super 8

South African Number 8 CJ Stander is arriving in Munster today

Oct 30th 2012, 12:22 PM 2,534 Views 3 Comments

The 22-year-old has a year of Super Rugby experience with the Bulls under his belt.

# back-row - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Tough break: Vosloo right back on Clermont injury list
# Pool 5
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# Pool 5

Tough break: Vosloo right back on Clermont injury list

Oct 23rd 2012, 10:41 AM 458 Views 0 Comments

The South African returned from a five-month layoff for 28 minutes on Saturday.

# back-row - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Ferris and Williams in contention to face Glasgow Warriors
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Ferris and Williams in contention to face Glasgow Warriors

Oct 16th 2012, 2:59 PM 368 Views 0 Comments

The back row duo have handed Ulster coach Mark Anscombe a boost ahead of their Pool 4 clash.

# back-row - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Team News: Wannenberg returns to Ulster to face old teammates and young gun Henderson
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Team News: Wannenberg returns to Ulster to face old teammates and young gun Henderson

Oct 11th 2012, 2:28 PM 643 Views 0 Comments

The South African Number 8 will have a challenging night against the flanker, Henry and Ferris.

# back-row - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Glasgow Warriors make Pro 12 title statement after Springbok Josh Strauss signs up
# Ambitions
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# Ambitions

Glasgow Warriors make Pro 12 title statement after Springbok Josh Strauss signs up

Sep 11th 2012, 1:56 PM 1,019 Views 0 Comments

Thankfully for Connacht, the talented flanker will not arrive in Scotland in time for Friday’s Pro12 match.

Leinster and Ireland mourn the passing of rugby stalwarts
# Legends
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# Legends

Leinster and Ireland mourn the passing of rugby stalwarts

Sep 11th 2012, 12:53 PM 4,118 Views 0 Comments

Gerry Culliton, who was capped 19 times for his country, and Seamus Kelly, Wexford’s first rugby international, featured in the Irish jersey in the 1950s.

# back-row - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Confirmed absence: Leinster lose Boss for eight weeks, Ryan for 12
# Pro12
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# Pro12

Confirmed absence: Leinster lose Boss for eight weeks, Ryan for 12

Sep 6th 2012, 3:09 PM 994 Views 1 Comment

The injured duo will be sidelined for the opening rounds of the Heineken Cup.

# back-row - Friday 22 June, 2012

Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits
# Third Test
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# Third Test

Preview: Another glorious chance to make Irish rugby history awaits

Jun 22nd 2012, 10:30 AM 3,045 Views 14 Comments

It will be by no means a simple task but the All Blacks are shorn of the services of Dan Carter, their first-choice wingers and two-thirds of their back row.

# back-row - Monday 18 June, 2012

Dan Tuohy: Ireland will go out with all guns blazing against the All Blacks
# Summer Tour
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# Summer Tour

Dan Tuohy: Ireland will go out with all guns blazing against the All Blacks

Jun 18th 2012, 9:15 AM 1,914 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster lock believes Chris Henry, his provincial colleague, would ‘do the job’ if he is selected to replace Jamie Heaslip in the back row.

# back-row - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Sean O'Brien: Cut down our errors and we can push the All Blacks hard
# Stung
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# Stung

Sean O'Brien: Cut down our errors and we can push the All Blacks hard

Jun 12th 2012, 9:55 AM 1,315 Views 0 Comments

The Leinster man is ready for the season’s final thrusts while the slow recoveries of Cian Healy and Mike Ross may lead to a front row shake-up.

# back-row - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

O'Connell still a major doubt as Kidney calls up Connacht lock McCarthy
# West's Awake
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# West's Awake

O'Connell still a major doubt as Kidney calls up Connacht lock McCarthy

May 30th 2012, 12:49 PM 377 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland squad to tour New Zealand has been finalised and now includes Chris Henry, Paul Marshall, Mike McCarthy and Ronan Loughney.

# back-row - Friday 3 February, 2012

Follow Friday: It’s Sonic Sean O’Brien
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# FF

Follow Friday: It’s Sonic Sean O’Brien

Feb 3rd 2012, 11:15 AM 1,056 Views 0 Comments

Every Friday we’ll point you in the right direction for the most entertaining sportsmen and women on the Twitter.