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# big year
2021/22 season promises to be action-packed for Irish rugby
Ireland will play the All Blacks four times next season.
# Rankings
Big year for Ireland as World Rugby confirm 2023 World Cup pool draw for November
Ireland are currently outside the top four of the official rankings.
# big year
Amber Barrett on a German mission and won't let language barrier block road to glory
‘I’m a realist and I know that it will take time to adjust but I’ve no doubt that I’m good enough.’
# big year
Four new faces in Hansen's extended All Blacks squad for Rugby Championship
Connact castaway Sevu Reece is in the 39-strong squad announced for openers against Argentina and South Africa.
# desert star
Inspired McIlroy sets his sights on claiming Olympic gold for Ireland
The Holywood golfer was stunned by Novak Djokovic’s performances as the Serb retained his Australian Open tennis title last week.
# Expansion
Digicel plans €500m investment as Denis O'Brien targets 'massive push' in 2014
In an interview with the Financial Times, O’Brien said that an expected $650m dividend from the company to him “hasn’t been paid yet”.