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# confirmed - Monday 16 May, 2022

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand
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# CONFIRMED

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand

Mon 10:01 PM 10,352 Views 11 Comments

The IRFU have finalised Ireland’s full schedule ahead of their summer tour.

# confirmed - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

Details for Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand finally confirmed
# Rivalry
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# Rivalry

Details for Ireland's three-Test tour of New Zealand finally confirmed

Apr 26th 2022, 12:00 PM 26,102 Views 28 Comments

Andy Farrell is expected to bring a big squad with two further games still to be announced.

# confirmed - Thursday 3 March, 2022

IRFU director of women's rugby Eddy leaves post with immediate effect
# Exit
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# Exit

IRFU director of women's rugby Eddy leaves post with immediate effect

Updated Mar 3rd 2022, 4:36 PM 27,758 Views 11 Comments

The union will tomorrow reveal details of an independent report into the World Cup qualification failure.

# confirmed - Friday 25 February, 2022

Formula One cancels Russian Grand Prix following invasion of Ukraine
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Formula One cancels Russian Grand Prix following invasion of Ukraine

Feb 25th 2022, 12:19 PM 15,139 Views 33 Comments

The race, which was due to take place in Sochi on 25 September, has now been scrapped.

# confirmed - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Leaving Cert to go ahead on exams-only basis this year as minister rules out accredited grades
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert to go ahead on exams-only basis this year as minister rules out accredited grades

Updated Feb 1st 2022, 2:00 PM 49,551 Views 65 Comments
  • The Minister for Education said that there would be additional choices within the exams.
  • She added that grades would be standardised against grades in 2021, to avoid issues with grade inflation.
  • The Junior Cert exams are also set to go ahead later this year.

# confirmed - Friday 21 January, 2022

New Tipperary jersey and sponsor revealed
# Premier County
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# Premier County

New Tipperary jersey and sponsor revealed

Jan 21st 2022, 4:08 PM 16,255 Views 4 Comments

A two-year sponsorship deal with Fiserv, Inc was announced by the county today.

# confirmed - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad
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Mike Lowry and Mack Hansen included in Ireland's Six Nations squad

Jan 19th 2022, 4:17 PM 41,211 Views 101 Comments

Connacht’s Cian Prendergast is also involved as a development player.

# confirmed - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Forwards coach Rowntree signs new two-year deal to stay with Munster
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Forwards coach Rowntree signs new two-year deal to stay with Munster

Jan 4th 2022, 11:15 AM 10,874 Views 15 Comments

The ex-England international will be with the province until June 2024 at least.

# confirmed - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Ulster's clash with Leinster on New Year's Day has been postponed
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Ulster's clash with Leinster on New Year's Day has been postponed

Dec 29th 2021, 5:05 PM 12,682 Views 11 Comments

The provinces were scheduled to meet on Saturday in Belfast.

Top 14 club Brive confirm signing of Abraham Papali'i from Connacht
# Big Unit
From The42
# Big Unit

Top 14 club Brive confirm signing of Abraham Papali'i from Connacht

Dec 29th 2021, 9:28 AM 11,497 Views 17 Comments

The 28-year-old number eight will leave at the end of the current season.

# confirmed - Friday 10 December, 2021

Vermeulen debuts at 8 for Ulster as Hanrahan starts for Covid-hit Clermont
# Trip To France
From The42
# Trip To France

Vermeulen debuts at 8 for Ulster as Hanrahan starts for Covid-hit Clermont

Dec 10th 2021, 12:26 PM 8,789 Views 14 Comments

Ulster have made five changes, while Clermont are missing four players due to Covid.

Munster name 5 debutants for Wasps game, 7 more uncapped players on bench
# Team News
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# Team News

Munster name 5 debutants for Wasps game, 7 more uncapped players on bench

Dec 10th 2021, 12:09 PM 19,826 Views 16 Comments

None of the 34 senior players who were on the recent trip to South Africa are involved.

# confirmed - Monday 29 November, 2021

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Man United appoint Ralf Rangnick as interim manager

Nov 29th 2021, 11:42 AM 32,008 Views 22 Comments

‘The squad is full of talent and has a great balance of youth and experience,’ said the German.

# confirmed - Monday 22 November, 2021

Garth Brooks returns to Dublin and says cancellation of 2014 gigs was like a 'death in the family'
# Didn't Miss The Pain
# Didn't Miss The Pain

Garth Brooks returns to Dublin and says cancellation of 2014 gigs was like a 'death in the family'

Updated Nov 22nd 2021, 2:04 PM 39,526 Views 58 Comments

The country music superstar is confirmed to play at least two Dublin concerts next September.

# confirmed - Friday 19 November, 2021

Baloucoune starts and Henshaw returns as Ireland make four changes
# Team News
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# Team News

Baloucoune starts and Henshaw returns as Ireland make four changes

Nov 19th 2021, 2:03 PM 43,257 Views 67 Comments

Andy Farrell has stuck with an unchanged pack for Sunday’s clash with Argentina.

Ryanair to delist from London Stock Exchange next month over Brexit
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# CONFIRMED

Ryanair to delist from London Stock Exchange next month over Brexit

Nov 19th 2021, 8:37 AM 26,805 Views 15 Comments

Rule changes and high costs have been cited for the move, leaving the Irish airline listed solely on the Euronext Dublin exchange.

# confirmed - Friday 3 September, 2021

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

Ireland WNT to face Australia in home friendly later this month

Sep 3rd 2021, 10:48 AM 1,893 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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# CONFIRMED

Arsenal complete signing of Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale

Aug 20th 2021, 7:16 PM 4,682 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
From The42
# Changes

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

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:57 PM 14,412 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
From The42
# Team News

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

Aug 3rd 2021, 11:59 AM 56,227 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
# Team News
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# Team News

Conor Murray starts as Lions make three changes for second Test

Jul 27th 2021, 12:00 PM 46,713 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 34,707 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
From The42
# Mother City

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

Jul 20th 2021, 3:58 PM 3,323 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
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

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

Jul 14th 2021, 6:48 PM 8,025 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
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Sprinter Leon Reid included in Irish athletics team for Olympics

Jul 8th 2021, 8:35 PM 8,164 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
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

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

Jun 9th 2021, 10:18 AM 12,865 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
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

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

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:56 PM 5,451 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
# CONFIRMED
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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 28,767 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
From The42
# Done Deal

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

Mar 30th 2021, 1:00 PM 7,777 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
From The42
# Team News

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

Mar 26th 2021, 12:04 PM 27,179 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
From The42
# Tour On

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

Mar 23rd 2021, 4:14 PM 22,402 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
From The42
# Team News

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

Mar 18th 2021, 3:25 PM 46,646 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
From The42
# Done Deal

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

Mar 11th 2021, 12:07 PM 26,167 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
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Munster drawn with Toulouse as Leinster get Toulon in Champions Cup

Mar 9th 2021, 1:02 PM 24,423 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 6,200 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
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

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

Mar 2nd 2021, 6:38 PM 7,483 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
From The42
# New Deal

IRFU confirms new one-year contract extension for Johnny Sexton

Updated Mar 2nd 2021, 5:50 PM 28,468 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
From The42
# RWC2023

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

Feb 26th 2021, 11:42 AM 11,482 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
From The42
# Happy Days

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

Feb 25th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,834 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
From The42
# Comebacks

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

Feb 25th 2021, 1:14 PM 6,326 Views 12 Comments

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

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