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#Best XV

# best-xv - Monday 21 October, 2019

From The42 Do you agree with our RWC quarter-final Team of the Weekend? Best XV

Do you agree with our RWC quarter-final Team of the Weekend?

Onto the final four stage we go.

# best-xv - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From The42 The42's international rugby dream team for 2015 Best XV

The42's international rugby dream team for 2015

Unfortunately no Irishmen make the cut.

# best-xv - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The42 7 Irish players make The Guardian's European best XV of the past 20 years Accolade

7 Irish players make The Guardian's European best XV of the past 20 years

Munster’s Paul O’Connell is among the legends to make the cut for the fantasy team.

# best-xv - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The42 5 Irishmen make it into our Six Nations Team of the Week Best XV This post contains videos

5 Irishmen make it into our Six Nations Team of the Week

Wins for Ireland, France and Wales but there are inclusions for two Englishmen and a talented Italian.

# best-xv - Monday 20 January, 2014

From The42 Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend Best XV

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend

We have selected the best team from the four Irish provinces and the smattering of Irishmen playing abroad.

# best-xv - Monday 13 January, 2014

From The42 Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend Green Sweep

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend

We have selected the best team from the four Irish provinces and the smattering of Irishmen playing abroad.

# best-xv - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The42 'My Ireland team to face Scotland in the Six Nations is...' Best XV

'My Ireland team to face Scotland in the Six Nations is...'

Joe Schmidt starts next season’s championship with two home games in six days.

# best-xv - Monday 16 December, 2013

From The42 Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend Best XV

Here’s our Irish XV of the Heineken Cup weekend

Two wins and two defeats from the latest round of matches but could we find room for super-sub JJ Hanrahan?

# best-xv - Monday 28 October, 2013

From The42 'My Ireland team to beat the All Blacks is...' Best XV

'My Ireland team to beat the All Blacks is...'

The beat went on for Ireland last summer but can Brian O’Driscoll’s last crack at New Zealand be a winning one?

# best-xv - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From The42 Legend Richard Hill wants Brian O'Driscoll to captain Lions in Australia Lions This post contains videos

Legend Richard Hill wants Brian O'Driscoll to captain Lions in Australia

The former English flanker has named seven Irish players in his preferred XV.

# best-xv - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From The42 6 Nations: Team of the Tournament Best Of The Bunch

6 Nations: Team of the Tournament

In all the glory of hindsight, we presented the best XV of this year’s championship.

# best-xv - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

From The42 5 Irish players make it onto the Wallabies' Lions Team of the Week Lions 2013

5 Irish players make it onto the Wallabies' Lions Team of the Week

Luke Marshall and Brian O’Driscoll in the centre? We like those apples.

# best-xv - Monday 25 February, 2013

From The42 6 Nations: Team of the Week 6 Nations

6 Nations: Team of the Week

If you are expecting to see any Irish names, you are in for a long wait.

# best-xv - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

From The42 Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website Lions 2013

Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website

Ireland and England dominate the projected starting XV for the First Test against Australia.

# best-xv - Monday 7 January, 2013

From The42 Pro12 Team of the Week Best XV

Pro12 Team of the Week

Hefty wins for three Irish provinces means the competition for places is high.

# best-xv - Tuesday 1 January, 2013

From The42 Pro12 Team of the Week Best XV

Pro12 Team of the Week

The videos have been reviewed and we’ve settled on the cream of the provincial crop.

# best-xv - Sunday 23 December, 2012

From The42 Pro12: Team of the Week Best XV

Pro12: Team of the Week

Ulster and Munster dominate the line-up after their inter-pro victories.

# best-xv - Friday 14 December, 2012

From The42 Heineken Cup: 3 things to look out for this weekend Vital

Heineken Cup: 3 things to look out for this weekend

European dreams could be shattered for three of Ireland’s four representatives.

# best-xv - Monday 26 November, 2012

From The42 Pro12: Team of the week Best XV

Pro12: Team of the week

Two defeats and squeaky wins for Leinster and Ulster but some players shone through the morass.

# best-xv - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

From The42 And the team of the week awards go to... Best XV

And the team of the week awards go to...

It was a busy weekend of Gaelic Football action and Ewan MacKenna has selected his leading fifteen from the Croke Park ties.