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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# backing up

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# backing up
Much-changed Lions aim to make best of the rematch nobody wanted
Yesterday’s negative PCR results were a great relief to the Lions camp.
# jacob's ladder
'The biggest thing people have to remember is that Jacob is a really young fella'
The Ireland and Ulster wing is 23-years-old and still striving to find consistency in his game.
# more to come
'You could be the best player in the world but if you're injured, no one will see it'
Dan Leavy believes staying healthy has been the key to him becoming a dominant figure for Leinster and Ireland.
# expectations
What next for Ireland? Schmidt's men don't want to be 'one-hit wonders'
The Ireland boss is excited by the returns of Sean O’Brien, Rhys Ruddock and Josh van der Flier.
# backing up
Paul Dunne continues rich vein of form with strong start in China
The Greystones golfer is just four shots behind first-round leader Bubba Watson at the Shenzhen International.
# backing up
Second win over the All Blacks would lift Ireland to thrilling heights
‘The likes of Drico, ROG, Paul, Hayes; all those lads have been through those hard days.’
# backing up
Win over Australia can prove that Schmidt's Ireland are a consistent force
Ireland international wing Fergus McFadden is in no doubt that Schmidt has already achieved that goal.