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#Blindside

# blindside - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

England expect Peter O'Mahony to come back into Ireland's starting XV
# Blindside
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# Blindside

England expect Peter O'Mahony to come back into Ireland's starting XV

Mar 17th 2021, 12:41 PM 27,899 Views 58 Comments

The 31-year-old is free to play again after his suspension.

# blindside - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Caelan Doris relishing another big occasion to underline his pedigree
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# Blindside

Caelan Doris relishing another big occasion to underline his pedigree

Oct 28th 2020, 6:53 PM 6,697 Views 7 Comments

The 22-year-old Leinster back row feels he saves his best performances for the biggest games.

# blindside - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Ruddock unlucky to miss out as 'really solid ' Beirne gets shot at blindside
# Selection
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# Selection

Ruddock unlucky to miss out as 'really solid ' Beirne gets shot at blindside

Oct 10th 2019, 10:25 AM 9,279 Views 12 Comments

Joe Schmidt is excited to have Robbie Henshaw back in his starting team.

# blindside - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Basketball and hurling behind Moloney as flies Athy flag in U20 Six Nations
# Multi-sport Man
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# Multi-sport Man

Basketball and hurling behind Moloney as flies Athy flag in U20 Six Nations

Feb 17th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,247 Views 4 Comments

The flanker has revelled in the intensity of the Championship as Ireland have pushed their way top of the table.

# blindside - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

'Fire in the bellies, ice in the brain': Griffin ready to lead the charge again for Ireland
# Hard Edge
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# Hard Edge

'Fire in the bellies, ice in the brain': Griffin ready to lead the charge again for Ireland

Aug 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 3,714 Views 1 Comment

The Kerry blindside has been a silver lining through victories with ample grey areas.

# blindside - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Alan Quinlan's verdict after Munster's awful night in Paris: 'embarrassing, borderline disgraceful'
# Down And Out
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# Down And Out

Alan Quinlan's verdict after Munster's awful night in Paris: 'embarrassing, borderline disgraceful'

Jan 9th 2016, 7:17 PM 22,625 Views 66 Comments

Anthony Foley’s long-time team-mate called for a root and branch review of the whole province after a dismal showing against 14-man Stade Francais.

# blindside - Monday 26 October, 2015

'Dark days' of rehab and recovery long behind Stephen Ferris
# Interview
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# Interview

'Dark days' of rehab and recovery long behind Stephen Ferris

Oct 26th 2015, 8:45 AM 10,077 Views 5 Comments

The flanker can look back with pride on a career with many more highs than lows.

# blindside - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin
# Concussion
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# Concussion

Susceptibility to concussion forces retirement on Leinster and Ireland flanker Kevin McLaughlin

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:42 PM 9,493 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old played 115 times for his province over eight years.

# blindside - Friday 21 August, 2015

'As long as the hunger is there, I'll keep playing on' -- John Muldoon
# Ultimate Connacht Man
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# Ultimate Connacht Man

'As long as the hunger is there, I'll keep playing on' -- John Muldoon

Aug 21st 2015, 12:05 AM 4,764 Views 6 Comments

The Connacht captain’s current contract ends at the end of the season, but he intends on signing a new one.

# blindside - Friday 8 May, 2015

Iain Henderson 'relishing the confrontation' with Peter O'Mahony
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# Blindside

Iain Henderson 'relishing the confrontation' with Peter O'Mahony

May 8th 2015, 1:00 AM 7,383 Views 6 Comments

The rivals for Ireland’s number six jersey boast contrasting styles and will collide on Saturday.

# blindside - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Is Peter O'Mahony a 6,7 or 8 and does it even matter?
# Position
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# Position

Is Peter O'Mahony a 6,7 or 8 and does it even matter?

Sep 27th 2014, 8:15 AM 9,036 Views 31 Comments

‘I’m not going to name myself down to a position at the moment,’ says the Munster captain.

# blindside - Friday 16 May, 2014

The best is yet to come for Rhys Ruddock, says proud father Mike
# Long Time Coming
From The42
# Long Time Coming

The best is yet to come for Rhys Ruddock, says proud father Mike

May 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,115 Views 0 Comments

It has taken five seasons for the 23-year-old to become an overnight success.

# blindside - Friday 18 April, 2014

Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster
# Pressure
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# Pressure

Cup rugby from here on in for Ruddock and Leinster

Apr 18th 2014, 8:29 AM 2,375 Views 1 Comment

After two consecutive losses, nothing but a win will do for Leinster tonight.

# blindside - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Shoulder surgery rules O'Mahony out for rest of season
# Captain Fantastic
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

Shoulder surgery rules O'Mahony out for rest of season

Apr 9th 2014, 10:47 AM 5,322 Views 19 Comments

And elsewhere, Ulster have signed up a former Munster prop.

# blindside - Friday 14 March, 2014

Stephen Ferris back with a bang as Ulster grab bonus point win
# Fez
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# Fez

Stephen Ferris back with a bang as Ulster grab bonus point win

Mar 14th 2014, 9:24 PM 9,004 Views 22 Comments

It was not all good news for Ulster, Ruan Pienaar appeared to injure his arm in the 26 – 13 win.

# blindside - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

In-form blindside Ruddock ready for battle with 'different team' in Castres
# Pool 1
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# Pool 1

In-form blindside Ruddock ready for battle with 'different team' in Castres

Jan 8th 2014, 7:29 AM 2,709 Views 5 Comments

The blindside is enjoying his best season so far and wants to keep the ball rolling this Sunday.

# blindside - Monday 30 December, 2013

Robbie Diack patrolling the blindside as new contract awaits Stephen Ferris
# Interpro
From The42
# Interpro

Robbie Diack patrolling the blindside as new contract awaits Stephen Ferris

Dec 30th 2013, 5:38 PM 5,876 Views 8 Comments

The Irish-qualified flanker says Ulster have taken last weekend’s defeat to Leinster on the chin.

# blindside - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Analysis: O’Mahony surges into leading role for Ireland
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Analysis: O’Mahony surges into leading role for Ireland

Nov 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 18,991 Views 40 Comments

We break down the blindside flanker’s best performance in an Ireland jersey, play-by-play.

# blindside - Friday 31 May, 2013

'We'd love to see him stick around' - Henry urges Ferris to fight on
# Hard Ball
From The42
# Hard Ball

'We'd love to see him stick around' - Henry urges Ferris to fight on

May 31st 2013, 11:37 AM 3,427 Views 2 Comments

The emergence of young blindsides Iain Henderson and Peter O’Mahony may see the IRFU balk at his contract demands.

# blindside - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend
# Heineken Cup
From The42
# Heineken Cup

McLaughlin: Leinster in balancing act for 'make or break' weekend

Jan 9th 2013, 8:00 AM 810 Views 0 Comments

The flanker acknowledges that Leinster need four tries this weekend, but is intent on remaining focused on the little details.

# blindside - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris
# Blindside
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# Blindside

Heineken Cup battles look out of reach for injured Ferris

Jan 3rd 2013, 11:32 AM 1,088 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster flanker is hopeful of a return in time for Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.

# blindside - Friday 15 June, 2012

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks
# Believe
From The42
# Believe

Preview: 'Controlled abandon' the latest plot to overthrow mighty All Blacks

Jun 15th 2012, 1:58 PM 3,520 Views 14 Comments

No more dice rolling for Irish coach Declan Kidney but most supporters would not be averse to a game of stuck in the mud against New Zealand.

# blindside - Monday 10 October, 2011

A cheap shot caused this shemozzle in the NFL yesterday
# Blindside
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# Blindside

A cheap shot caused this shemozzle in the NFL yesterday

Oct 10th 2011, 12:26 PM 403 Views 0 Comments

And you thought the endzone was just for dancing? Here’s what happened in the Panthers and Saints game yesterday.