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# Depth

Last week
7th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
IRFU blocks all NIQ front row signings from next season on
All time
Friend thrilled Connacht's squad depth strengthened by Challenge Cup games
Connacht rest several key players but still earn deserved Challenge Cup win
'I think he should move to Munster' - Leinster hooker McKee shines
Ireland set to bring inexperienced squad on mini-tour of South Africa
'Behind them, it's an absolute car crash... There's a big issue'
Connacht close in on new signing to help cover Buckley's long-term injury
Finn Harps sign LOI veteran Doherty and well travelled defender Mustoe
Doris and Coombes show the future is very bright for Ireland at 8
United will have to bolster squad in order to catch City, admits Solskjaer
Dundalk add former LOI Premier Division top scorer Ogedi-Uzokwe to their ranks
'We're glad to grow the playing pool' - Farrell asks for a calmer Ireland
All Blacks name seven uncapped players in impressive first squad of 2020
Loss of Carbery leaves door slightly ajar for bright new generation of Munster 10s
Leinster backing 20-year-old prospect Clarkson to step up at tighthead prop
James Ryan's injury a big blow but Leinster have second row depth to cope
Connacht confirm signings of Aussie 7s international and Kiwi number eight
'It's always easier to have 10 than two' - Leinster's back row riches
'Players are pi**ed off not to be in the squad'
'It's not like years gone by where I might automatically walk back into the 15 jersey'
Scotland's Blair calls for bigger squads at Rugby World Cup
Have Ireland built better depth? Comparing the 2019 RWC squad to 2015
Marmion or Blade? Big call for Andy Friend in Connacht's nine jersey
Connacht to 'regroup' for huge Pro14 run-in after disappointment against Sale
'Joey Carbery could play 10 for any of the teams in the Six Nations' - Jackman
'You've got to feel for them when Conan doesn't play and they put O'Brien on'
Growth of scrum-half depth in Murray's absence a major positive for Ireland
Schmidt to give Ireland's wider squad opportunities against the USA
'Josh has been unbelievably physical. He will fit in seamlessly'
'Are we currently comfortable with where we're at? We're never comfortable'
Beirne's big outing in Chicago leaves Ireland spoiled in second row
The uncapped inclusions make sense as Schmidt names deep November squad
Aki return to bring more momentum as Connacht's depth grows
Opinion: Lack of player rotation contributed to Galway losing All-Ireland crown
Big opportunity for Conan as Schmidt resists temptation to make change at 9
Scannell and Herring impress as Ireland's depth continues to grow
Leinster's fresh faces make their presence truly felt against Munster
Joe Schmidt's third Six Nations title with Ireland shows his enduring quality
Back row competition points to Ireland's much-improved depth
All Black locks get a rest even with title on the line in Buenos Aires