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# front row union

Last year
'Cian has an x-factor to his game too... He is a massive handful'
The 34-year-old gets his first Ireland start in 12 months tomorrow against England.
All time
'You want your best players on the pitch at the same time'
Leinster hope to have even more impact from their front row this season.
Ireland have two superb tightheads. Should Porter switch back to loosehead?
The Wexford man has made two encouraging sub appearances but Porter has been in excellent form.
Furlong focused solely on tighthead for World Cup this time around
The Leinster man also covered the loosehead side at the 2015 tournament.
Ireland's front row options improve as Kilcoyne and Ryan drive on
The Munster pair have pushed into the matchday squad again in recent weeks.
'I don't think there's many front rowers who could do that in the world'
Tadhg Furlong’s involvement in the build-up to Luke McGrath’s second try for Leinster was impressive.
2012 a fading memory as Irish rugby delivers major scrum progress
Ireland U20s scrum specialist Ambrose Conboy is working with the next generation of front rows.
Leicester prop ruled out of Munster games and may also be a Six Nations doubt
Ellis Genge will have to undergo surgery after picking up a shoulder injury in last weekend’s defeat to Wasps.
'I’m going to be speaking to his agent' - George impressed with Furlong
The Saracens and England hooker has been excellent for the Lions.
Namibia let their retiring prop take a conversion with the last play of their World Cup
Johnny Redelinghuys got to live every prop’s dream.
Mike Ross went through a gruelling 'refresher week' last week in Ireland camp
The Ireland tighthead has backed Tadhg Furlong as loosehead cover for Ireland at Twickenham this weekend.
Analysis: South African scrum control ruined by poor game management
South Africa lost control of the scrum by making too many subs, too early in the game.
On the plane or out in the cold? We assess Ireland's World Cup front row options
11 front rows vying for 9 places in the final squad.
'I love defence, I love tackling' - Ireland hooker Bourke suited to French test
The UL Bohemians and Munster front row works as a performance analyst when she’s not playing.
Front row injuries a concern for Leinster in build up to Munster derby
Cian Healy, Marty Moore, Jack McGrath and Tadhg Furlong all remain doubts for the inter-provincial clash.
Ross: Leinster re-emerging from ‘dark place’ for second swing at Clermont
If Leinster lose they’re out. That’s how the prop is approaching this painful week.
Healy hoping to continue scoring form against 'same old faces' Clermont
The prop has scored three of his five Heineken Cup tries against the Top 14 club.
VIDEO: Tom Court plays the panto villain at Rodney Parade
The loose-head got a little overexcited with this Andrei Arshavin impression after scoring the opening try last night.