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# big-dev - Thursday 21 April, 2022

'It doesn’t happen very often that people get a fairytale ending when it comes to rugby'
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'It doesn’t happen very often that people get a fairytale ending when it comes to rugby'

Apr 21st 2022, 2:31 PM 10,510 Views 4 Comments

Devin Toner wants to bow out of professional rugby with a bang.

# big-dev - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

'I'm excited for what's going to happen. There's obviously a bit of fear as well'
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'I'm excited for what's going to happen. There's obviously a bit of fear as well'

Mar 22nd 2022, 7:15 AM 4,856 Views 7 Comments

Devin Toner is looking forward to life post-rugby after announcing his decision to retire at the end of the season.

# big-dev - Monday 21 March, 2022

Leinster's most-capped player Devin Toner to retire at the end of the season
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Leinster's most-capped player Devin Toner to retire at the end of the season

Mar 21st 2022, 10:22 AM 10,489 Views 6 Comments

The second row will depart with four Heineken Cup titles, a Challenge Cup title and seven league titles.

# big-dev - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time
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Devin Toner set to become Leinster's most capped player of all-time

Mar 23rd 2021, 6:15 AM 8,419 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old is currently level with Gordon D’Arcy.

# big-dev - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Heisman winner Smith shines as Alabama roll Ohio to claim US national title
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Heisman winner Smith shines as Alabama roll Ohio to claim US national title

Jan 12th 2021, 7:50 AM 4,481 Views 2 Comments

It’s coach Nick Saban’s seventh national championship win in college football.

# big-dev - Friday 11 December, 2020

Toner 'at peace' if Ireland's call doesn't come again
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Toner 'at peace' if Ireland's call doesn't come again

Dec 11th 2020, 8:22 AM 7,633 Views 11 Comments

‘If someone gets injured, would you pick the 34-year-old who has 70 caps or give the young guy a chance?’

# big-dev - Saturday 22 February, 2020

'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission
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'It means the world to me' - Toner set for first Ireland start since World Cup omission

Feb 22nd 2020, 2:15 PM 5,757 Views 6 Comments

The 33-year-old thought his Test career was over when he was left out of last year’s trip to Japan.

# big-dev - Monday 3 February, 2020

'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner
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'To see the support that the country gave me was really good' - Toner

Feb 3rd 2020, 1:00 AM 8,493 Views 10 Comments

33-year-old Devin Toner was warmly received by Ireland fans on his return.

# big-dev - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Joe is the coach who has picked me over my career. I wouldn’t be here without him'
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'Joe is the coach who has picked me over my career. I wouldn’t be here without him'

Dec 6th 2018, 12:02 PM 33,730 Views 14 Comments

Devin Toner has been one of Joe Schmidt’s most reliable performers in his eight years in Irish rugby.

# big-dev - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Leinster know the only way to tame Montpellier is to keep hold of the ball
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Leinster know the only way to tame Montpellier is to keep hold of the ball

Oct 12th 2017, 6:30 AM 5,320 Views 15 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men will need to be disciplined in possession in order to starve the French side of attacking platforms.

# big-dev - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'Refreshed' Toner unscathed by rare drop out of Ireland XV
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# In His Stride

'Refreshed' Toner unscathed by rare drop out of Ireland XV

Apr 4th 2017, 7:30 AM 7,206 Views 2 Comments

The big lock was back at the Aviva as Leinster signalled bright days ahead.

# big-dev - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Toner becoming a giant of the Irish pack, even if he's still a little unsung
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Toner becoming a giant of the Irish pack, even if he's still a little unsung

Nov 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,800 Views 5 Comments

The 30-year-old lock has worked hard on his lineout calling and physicality.

# big-dev - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

127 kilo Devin Toner fighting fit for another big season
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127 kilo Devin Toner fighting fit for another big season

Sep 10th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,911 Views 23 Comments

Ominously, the second row says he’s breaking new ground on the scales and in the gym.