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#Exiles

# exiles - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world Irish Abroad

The IRFU is serious about bringing in Irish-qualified talent from around the world

Joe Lydon explains what he’ll be doing as head of the union’s new IQ Rugby programme.

# exiles - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From The42 Scarlets delighted with impact of 'absolutely outstanding' Irishman Beirne Irish Abroad

Scarlets delighted with impact of 'absolutely outstanding' Irishman Beirne

The former Leinster lock has been in superb form since his move to the Welsh region.

From The42 Ex-Ireland centre Maggs joins as IRFU launch new IQ programme in UK Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland centre Maggs joins as IRFU launch new IQ programme in UK

The highly-regarded Joe Lydon, formerly of the RFU and WRU, will oversee the new branch.

# exiles - Monday 8 May, 2017

From The42 O'Connell on the scoresheet, Schmidt into the semis and all the exiles action Irish Abroad

O'Connell on the scoresheet, Schmidt into the semis and all the exiles action

There was plenty of Irish involvement in England, France, Wales and Italy over the weekend.

# exiles - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From The42 Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad Inspirational

Former Leinster and Ireland U20 out-half McKinley called into Italy squad

The Treviso playmaker’s remarkable story in rugby continues.

From The42 Hanrahan's try, Scholes getting chances in Edinburgh, and all the exiles' action Irish Abroad

Hanrahan's try, Scholes getting chances in Edinburgh, and all the exiles' action

We round up the Irish players’ involvements in England and France last weekend.

# exiles - Monday 1 May, 2017

From The42 Former Dublin All-Star and ex-Mayo defender part of the New York squad to face Sligo this weekend Exiles

Former Dublin All-Star and ex-Mayo defender part of the New York squad to face Sligo this weekend

Former Donegal forward Ross Wherity is also part of Justin O’Halloran’s squad.

# exiles - Friday 28 April, 2017

From The42 'I just hope I left the odd mark along the way' - ex-Munster player Coughlan set to retire Munster Man

'I just hope I left the odd mark along the way' - ex-Munster player Coughlan set to retire

The former Munster number eight has called time on his playing career.

From The42 Ex-Ireland U20s prop Betts playing in Australia but will return to Leicester Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland U20s prop Betts playing in Australia but will return to Leicester

The 20-year-old prop is gaining experience on the other side of the world.

# exiles - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The42 Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders Irish Abroad

Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders

The 21-year-old made his debut last month against the Reds.

# exiles - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From The42 Irishman Prendergast appointed attack coach at French club Oyonnax Irish Abroad

Irishman Prendergast appointed attack coach at French club Oyonnax

The former Munster scrum-half will hope to be working in the Top 14 again next season.

# exiles - Monday 13 March, 2017

From The42 Irish out-half McKinley extends contract with Italian club Treviso Irish Abroad

Irish out-half McKinley extends contract with Italian club Treviso

The 27-year-old has been in fine form since joining the Italians last summer.

# exiles - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The42 Connacht set to bring Coulson back to Ireland after three years with Grenoble Coming Home

Connacht set to bring Coulson back to Ireland after three years with Grenoble

The 22-year-old loosehead prop is set for a move to the western province this summer.

# exiles - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From The42 'Knocking on the door all the time, someone has to answer at some stage' Irish Abroad

'Knocking on the door all the time, someone has to answer at some stage'

Irishmen Ged McNamara and John Farrell are part of the backroom set-up with Georgia.

# exiles - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

From The42 'You want this guy to come through again for Ireland, he's a class act' Exiled

'You want this guy to come through again for Ireland, he's a class act'

Eddie O’Sullivan believes a move to England would work well for Ian Madigan.

# exiles - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From The42 'Apart from missing family, there's no real desire to move back home' Irish Abroad

'Apart from missing family, there's no real desire to move back home'

Former Ulster wing Conor Gaston is a key part of the set-up at Jeremy Davidson’s Aurillac.

# exiles - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 Madigan returns to Ireland under pressure to perform against Ulster Irish Abroad

Madigan returns to Ireland under pressure to perform against Ulster

The 27-year-old out-half is still recovering full fitness after a recent injury.

# exiles - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From The42 'They like to pick boys playing at home' - Ulsterman Whitten happy in Exeter Irish Abroad

'They like to pick boys playing at home' - Ulsterman Whitten happy in Exeter

The 29-year-old centre has been an important part of the Chiefs squad in the last five years.

From The42 Irishman Tadhg Beirne thriving with new lease of life at the Scarlets Irish Abroad

Irishman Tadhg Beirne thriving with new lease of life at the Scarlets

The 25-year-old has been impressing in the second row and at blindside.

# exiles - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 Wasps back Moore to win more Ireland caps after excellent early impact Irish Abroad

Wasps back Moore to win more Ireland caps after excellent early impact

Meanwhile, Dai Young will do his best to keep Irish centre Brendan Macken happy.

# exiles - Sunday 20 November, 2016

From The42 Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team Irish Abroad

Tim Schmidt, son of Ireland coach Joe, is playing for Toulouse's espoirs team

The 20-year-old scrum-half has joined the famous French club for the season.

# exiles - Saturday 15 October, 2016

From The42 'He's got a big future and, who knows, he could wear a black jersey' Facing History

'He's got a big future and, who knows, he could wear a black jersey'

Irishman Oliver Jager is part of Canterbury’s push for a Mitre 10 Cup title.

# exiles - Friday 14 October, 2016

From The42 Exiles: The Irishmen making their way in New Zealand rugby Facing History

Exiles: The Irishmen making their way in New Zealand rugby

‘They encourage offloads… It’s skills before size over here.’

From The42 Bordeaux's Ian Madigan - 'I don't think I've played my best rugby here yet' Irish Abroad

Bordeaux's Ian Madigan - 'I don't think I've played my best rugby here yet'

The Ireland international and UBB welcome Ulster to France on Sunday.

# exiles - Monday 3 October, 2016

From The42 Madigan's Bordeaux pip Coughlan's Pau and all the exiles' action Irish Abroad

Madigan's Bordeaux pip Coughlan's Pau and all the exiles' action

Marty Moore was involved as Wasps continued their 100% start to the season.

# exiles - Monday 19 September, 2016

From The42 Steenson steers Chiefs success, Annett scores and all the exiles' action Irish Abroad

Steenson steers Chiefs success, Annett scores and all the exiles' action

Jeremy Davidson’s Aurillac remain top of the Pro D2.

# exiles - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From The42 'They need to be able to say, 'I can see myself getting a green jersey'' Irish Abroad

'They need to be able to say, 'I can see myself getting a green jersey''

Talent identification officer Wayne Mitchell tells The42 about the Exiles branch of the IRFU.

# exiles - Monday 12 September, 2016

From The42 Madigan helps UBB to victory, Allen scores and all the exiles' action Irish Abroad

Madigan helps UBB to victory, Allen scores and all the exiles' action

Donncha O’Callaghan is still going strong with Worcester Warriors.

# exiles - Monday 5 September, 2016

From The42 Coughlan among the tries, Moore's Wasps debut and all the exiles' action Irish Abroad

Coughlan among the tries, Moore's Wasps debut and all the exiles' action

Here’s how the Irishmen based in England and France got on over the weekend.

# exiles - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

From The42 Second row Jerry Sexton signs permanent deal with London Irish Exiles

Second row Jerry Sexton signs permanent deal with London Irish

Johnny Sexton’s younger brother is on the move to the Championship.

# exiles - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 Irishman Jack O'Connell heading for the Premiership with Bristol Irish Abroad

Irishman Jack O'Connell heading for the Premiership with Bristol

The former Leinster loosehead was part of the club’s Championship-winning season.

# exiles - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 Irish wing Gaston starts with Davidson's Aurillac on brink of stunning promotion Irish Abroad

Irish wing Gaston starts with Davidson's Aurillac on brink of stunning promotion

The former Ireland and Lions lock has worked wonders in France.

From The42 Trevor Brennan's son, Daniel, signs two-year contract with Toulouse Bright Future

Trevor Brennan's son, Daniel, signs two-year contract with Toulouse

The prop is already an underage international for France.

# exiles - Saturday 28 May, 2016

From The42 Steenson overlooked by Ireland but now on brink of Premiership title Irish Abroad

Steenson overlooked by Ireland but now on brink of Premiership title

The 32-year-old out-half has been a central figure in Exeter Chiefs’ remarkable rise.

# exiles - Monday 23 May, 2016

From The42 Ex-Ireland U20 hooker in England Saxons squad but Ashton misses out Exile

Ex-Ireland U20 hooker in England Saxons squad but Ashton misses out

George McGuigan has played at U18 and U20 levels for Ireland.

# exiles - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From The42 'You don't go into a set-up that has O'Connell and O'Gara in it and not learn' Irish Abroad

'You don't go into a set-up that has O'Connell and O'Gara in it and not learn'

Former Munster out-half Declan Cusack has helped Doncaster into the Championship play-offs.

# exiles - Monday 9 May, 2016

From The42 Ex-Leinster man O'Connell helps Bristol into Championship promotion final Irish Abroad

Ex-Leinster man O'Connell helps Bristol into Championship promotion final

Declan Cusack and Doncaster also advanced into the two-legged decider.

# exiles - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

From The42 Ex-Leinster lock Flanagan joins Premiership powerhouse Saracens Irish Abroad

Ex-Leinster lock Flanagan joins Premiership powerhouse Saracens

The 26-year-old Westmeath man has signed a two-year deal with Mark McCall’s side.

# exiles - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The42 Ireland international Hagan to make first Super Rugby start for the Rebels Irish Abroad

Ireland international Hagan to make first Super Rugby start for the Rebels

The former Leinster and Connacht prop has made six appearances this season so far.