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# confirmed - Friday 3 September, 2021

Ireland WNT to face Australia in home friendly later this month
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Ireland WNT to face Australia in home friendly later this month

Sep 3rd 2021, 10:48 AM 1,871 Views 0 Comments

The game will take place at Tallaght Stadium.

# confirmed - Friday 20 August, 2021

Arsenal complete signing of Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale
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Arsenal complete signing of Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale

Aug 20th 2021, 7:16 PM 4,661 Views 9 Comments

Ramsdale has signed a long-term contract at the Emirates.

# confirmed - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Big blows for Springboks as De Klerk and Du Toit ruled out of Lions decider
# Changes
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# Changes

Big blows for Springboks as De Klerk and Du Toit ruled out of Lions decider

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:57 PM 14,380 Views 7 Comments

Cobus Reinach and Lood de Jager have been called into the starting XV.

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test
# Team News
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# Team News

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test

Aug 3rd 2021, 11:59 AM 56,175 Views 57 Comments

Ali Price, Liam Williams, Josh Adams, Ken Owens, and Wyn Jones all start too.

# confirmed - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Conor Murray starts as Lions make three changes for second Test
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# Team News

Conor Murray starts as Lions make three changes for second Test

Jul 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 46,678 Views 23 Comments

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half comes into the starting XV in place of Ali Price.

# confirmed - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test
# Team News
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# Team News

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 34,645 Views 37 Comments

Conor Murray and Tadhg Beirne have been included on the bench.

# confirmed - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Confirmed: All three Lions Tests will take place at sea level in Cape Town
# Mother City
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# Mother City

Confirmed: All three Lions Tests will take place at sea level in Cape Town

Jul 20th 2021, 3:58 PM 3,308 Views 0 Comments

Johannesburg is at the centre of the third wave of Covid-19 in South Africa.

# confirmed - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Lions confirm that Ireland's Rónan Kelleher will join the squad tomorrow
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Lions confirm that Ireland's Rónan Kelleher will join the squad tomorrow

Jul 14th 2021, 6:48 PM 8,004 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old is linking up with Warren Gatland’s tourists.

# confirmed - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Sprinter Leon Reid included in Irish athletics team for Olympics
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Sprinter Leon Reid included in Irish athletics team for Olympics

Jul 8th 2021, 8:35 PM 8,144 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile Cork’s Phil Healy is set to compete in three events in Tokyo.

# confirmed - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Benetton qualify for Rainbow Cup final due to Covid cases in the Ospreys
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Benetton qualify for Rainbow Cup final due to Covid cases in the Ospreys

Jun 9th 2021, 10:18 AM 12,836 Views 38 Comments

Munster and Glasgow have missed out on a place in the decider.

# confirmed - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Uefa Super Cup to take place in Belfast as scheduled despite speculation of Istanbul switch
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Uefa Super Cup to take place in Belfast as scheduled despite speculation of Istanbul switch

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:56 PM 5,441 Views 9 Comments

The Turkish sports minister last week claimed his country would host the game after missing out on the Champions League final.

# confirmed - Monday 10 May, 2021

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced
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# CONFIRMED

RTÉ and Virgin Media to share future Six Nations games as new broadcast deal announced

May 10th 2021, 10:21 AM 28,707 Views 50 Comments

Women’s Six Nations and Men’s Under 20s Championships will also be shown on Virgin Media.

# confirmed - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Munster confirm signing of South African forward Jenkins on one-year deal
# Done Deal
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# Done Deal

Munster confirm signing of South African forward Jenkins on one-year deal

Mar 30th 2021, 1:00 PM 7,728 Views 60 Comments

The 25-year-old will join this summer from Toyota Verblitz in Japan.

# confirmed - Friday 26 March, 2021

Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final
# Team News
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# Team News

Byrne starts at 10 for Leinster as Munster go full strength for Pro14 final

Mar 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,153 Views 119 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Tadhg Furlong will be on the bench for Leo Cullen’s side.

# confirmed - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

Confirmed: The Lions announce intention to tour South Africa as planned
# Tour On
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# Tour On

Confirmed: The Lions announce intention to tour South Africa as planned

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:14 PM 22,373 Views 32 Comments

SA Rugby and the Lions have confirmed their intention to plough on with the series.

# confirmed - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash

Mar 18th 2021, 3:25 PM 46,631 Views 149 Comments

Bundee Aki, Jack Conan, Dave Kilcoyne, and Josh van der Flier all start.

# confirmed - Thursday 11 March, 2021

'Very positive for Irish rugby' - Six Nations confirms €426 million deal with CVC
# Done Deal
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# Done Deal

'Very positive for Irish rugby' - Six Nations confirms €426 million deal with CVC

Mar 11th 2021, 12:07 PM 26,055 Views 36 Comments

IRFU CEO Philip Browne has welcomed an injection of €56 million into the union over the next five years.

# confirmed - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Munster drawn with Toulouse as Leinster get Toulon in Champions Cup
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Munster drawn with Toulouse as Leinster get Toulon in Champions Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 1:02 PM 24,403 Views 62 Comments

Both Irish provinces are at home in the round-of-16 ties.

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup
# Fixtures
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# Fixtures

Connacht to travel to Leicester as Ulster draw Quins in Challenge Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 12:33 PM 6,173 Views 16 Comments

Both provinces will be away from home in the round of 16.

# confirmed - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022
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# CONFIRMED

Women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand postponed until 2022

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:38 PM 7,466 Views 3 Comments

Ireland have yet to qualify for the World Cup but had hoped to take their final steps towards booking their place this year.

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton
# New Deal
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# New Deal

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton

Updated Mar 2nd 2021, 5:50 PM 28,404 Views 29 Comments

The 35-year-old is the current Ireland captain.

# confirmed - Friday 26 February, 2021

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed
# RWC2023
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# RWC2023

Ireland drawn in Bordeaux, Nantes, and Paris as World Cup fixtures confirmed

Feb 26th 2021, 11:42 AM 11,436 Views 16 Comments

Ireland’s fixtures see them finish with games against South Africa and Scotland.

# confirmed - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game
# Happy Days
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# Happy Days

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game

Feb 25th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,784 Views 63 Comments

The 25-year-old has been named on the bench for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys
# Comebacks
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# Comebacks

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys

Feb 25th 2021, 1:14 PM 6,305 Views 12 Comments

However, Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out for Dan McFarland’s side.

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes
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Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes

Feb 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 34,288 Views 72 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will make his first Test start in a year against Italy on Saturday.

# confirmed - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Six Nations announce new dates for 2021 Women’s and U20s Championships
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Six Nations announce new dates for 2021 Women’s and U20s Championships

Feb 3rd 2021, 5:00 PM 8,610 Views 4 Comments

The Women’s Six Nations will kick-off in April with the U20s competition fixed for June.

# confirmed - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January
# Derby
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# Derby

Munster's huge clash with Leinster at Thomond Park confirmed for 23 January

Jan 12th 2021, 2:04 PM 7,130 Views 23 Comments

The inter-pro clash has been rescheduled for two weekends’ time.

# confirmed - Friday 25 December, 2020

Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement
# CONFIRMED
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Leinster players and staff return negative Covid tests following Munster postponement

Updated Dec 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 32,495 Views 39 Comments

The clash was due to take place tomorrow.

# confirmed - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March
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South African sides to join 'Rainbow Cup' after Pro14 concludes in March

Dec 23rd 2020, 3:00 PM 27,364 Views 20 Comments

The new competition will kick-off in April after the 2020/21 Pro14 final in March.

# confirmed - Friday 18 December, 2020

Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol
# Changes
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# Changes

Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol

Dec 18th 2020, 12:21 PM 6,917 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend’s men hope to deliver more of the good stuff from Paris last weekend.

# confirmed - Monday 14 December, 2020

Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool
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Ireland draw champion Springboks and Scotland in 2023 World Cup pool

Dec 14th 2020, 12:15 PM 35,361 Views 35 Comments

If they can get out of the pool, Ireland are set to face France or New Zealand in the quarter-finals.

# confirmed - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Byrne at 10 against England with Gibson-Park, Roux and O'Mahony retained
# Team News
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# Team News

Byrne at 10 against England with Gibson-Park, Roux and O'Mahony retained

Nov 18th 2020, 12:25 PM 39,720 Views 108 Comments

Keith Earls, Bundee Aki and CJ Stander have also come into the starting XV for Twickenham.

# confirmed - Friday 13 November, 2020

Salah tests positive for Covid-19 on Egypt duty
# CONFIRMED
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Salah tests positive for Covid-19 on Egypt duty

Nov 13th 2020, 3:49 PM 8,240 Views 10 Comments

The Liverpool star is not suffering from any symptoms according to the Egyptian FA.

# confirmed - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed
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Munster draw Clermont and Quins as Champions Cup pool draw is confirmed

Oct 28th 2020, 3:15 PM 23,699 Views 28 Comments

Leinster will face Northampton Saints and Montpellier, while Connacht take on Pat Lam’s Bristol and Racing 92.

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash
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# Team News

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash

Oct 28th 2020, 12:25 PM 38,389 Views 35 Comments

Garry Ringrose misses out due to the broken jaw he sustained last weekend.

# confirmed - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Derry City's league trip to Rovers cancelled, Cup quarter-final postponed due to positive Covid tests
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Derry City's league trip to Rovers cancelled, Cup quarter-final postponed due to positive Covid tests

Oct 27th 2020, 7:05 PM 3,950 Views 0 Comments

The Candystripes could face disciplinary action due to their inability to fulfil Wednesday night’s fixture in Tallaght.

# confirmed - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Farrell includes six uncapped players in Ireland squad as Sexton retains captaincy
# Fresh Faces
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# Fresh Faces

Farrell includes six uncapped players in Ireland squad as Sexton retains captaincy

Oct 8th 2020, 10:09 AM 44,401 Views 77 Comments

Ed Byrne, Will Connors, Jamison Gibson-Park, Shane Daly, Hugo Keenan, and Ryan Baird have been included.

# confirmed - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Ulster Rugby suspend training after two players test positive for Covid-19
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Ulster Rugby suspend training after two players test positive for Covid-19

Oct 7th 2020, 7:30 PM 16,611 Views 4 Comments

A further five players and one staff member have been identified as close contacts.

# confirmed - Friday 2 October, 2020

Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season
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Honda to withdraw from Formula One at end of 2021 season

Oct 2nd 2020, 10:39 AM 5,810 Views 6 Comments

It’s part of the car industry’s move away from internal combustion engines.

# confirmed - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Leinster will be at home again if they reach the Champions Cup semi-finals
# Fixtures
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# Fixtures

Leinster will be at home again if they reach the Champions Cup semi-finals

Sep 16th 2020, 12:32 PM 10,167 Views 22 Comments

If Ulster qualify, they’ll either be away to Exeter or at home against Northampton.

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