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#Front Row

# front-row - Yesterday’s News

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle
# Theme
From The42
# Theme

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle

Fri 6:15 AM 5,845 Views 0 Comments

The Irish tighthead was pleased with his side’s set-piece effort in the first Test.

# front-row - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Tadhg Furlong set to be a key man in the Lions front row again
# Options
From The42
# Options

Tadhg Furlong set to be a key man in the Lions front row again

Jun 16th 2021, 7:30 PM 17,789 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland will have some big calls to make at loosehead prop and hooker.

# front-row - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues

Sep 15th 2020, 9:15 AM 8,116 Views 4 Comments

The Wexford man has been sidelined with a back issue in recent weeks.

# front-row - Sunday 23 February, 2020

Here are the top 10 international films to catch at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival
# Front Row
# Front Row

Here are the top 10 international films to catch at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:00 PM 20,195 Views 1 Comment

Highlights will include the Irish premieres of True History of the Kelly Gang and Hearts and Bones.

# front-row - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

A new hooker and props applying pressure - Ireland's front row for the Six Nations
# Depth Chart
From The42
# Depth Chart

A new hooker and props applying pressure - Ireland's front row for the Six Nations

Jan 21st 2020, 8:09 PM 35,359 Views 21 Comments

Who would you like to see Andy Farrell pick in jerseys number one to three in a week’s time?

# front-row - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Here's what's in store for this year's Dublin International Film Festival
# Front Row
# Front Row

Here's what's in store for this year's Dublin International Film Festival

Jan 23rd 2019, 3:30 PM 8,186 Views 15 Comments

Highlights will include the Irish premieres of Papi Chulo and Eighth Grade.

# front-row - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Connacht sign ex-Ulster prop Paddy McAllister from Gloucester
# Go West
From The42
# Go West

Connacht sign ex-Ulster prop Paddy McAllister from Gloucester

Jan 15th 2019, 4:21 PM 6,943 Views 8 Comments

The 29-year-old loosehead has spent four years at Kingsholm.

# front-row - Friday 5 January, 2018

Blow for Scotland and Glasgow as prop Fagerson faces eight weeks sidelined
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Blow for Scotland and Glasgow as prop Fagerson faces eight weeks sidelined

Jan 5th 2018, 4:28 PM 2,553 Views 0 Comments

The tighthead, who started all of last year’s Six Nations fixtures, will hope for a smooth recovery to put himself in contention to face Ireland.

# front-row - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Rugby nause Sinckler and Furlong are the new breed of Lions props
# Skills
From The42
# Skills

Rugby nause Sinckler and Furlong are the new breed of Lions props

Jun 1st 2017, 10:15 PM 7,727 Views 11 Comments

The 24-year-old England international is something of a Lions speech expert.

# front-row - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Ulster add beef to pack with signing of South African prop for next season
# Front Man
From The42
# Front Man

Ulster add beef to pack with signing of South African prop for next season

Mar 8th 2017, 11:45 AM 7,372 Views 22 Comments

Schalk van der Merwe joins the province as a project player.

# front-row - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Ulster decimated by front row injuries while Pienaar also sidelined
# Injury List
From The42
# Injury List

Ulster decimated by front row injuries while Pienaar also sidelined

Jan 4th 2017, 1:00 PM 5,659 Views 27 Comments

Les Kiss has also lost Craig Gilroy and Roger Wilson for Friday’s crucial clash with the Scarlets.

# front-row - Thursday 23 June, 2016

Analysis: Quinn Roux's big impact and all of Ireland's second Test rucks
# Ruck Stats
From The42
# Ruck Stats

Analysis: Quinn Roux's big impact and all of Ireland's second Test rucks

Jun 23rd 2016, 4:30 AM 8,473 Views 6 Comments

We’ve studied the rucks from Ireland’s defeat to the Boks in Johannesburg.

# front-row - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Harlequins 'deeply saddened' by death of 20-year-old front row Adeniran-Olule
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Harlequins 'deeply saddened' by death of 20-year-old front row Adeniran-Olule

May 11th 2016, 3:53 PM 8,475 Views 3 Comments

The hooker died tragically following a road traffic collision.

# front-row - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Positive prognosis on Healy makes Schmidt's prop gamble calculated
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Positive prognosis on Healy makes Schmidt's prop gamble calculated

Sep 1st 2015, 8:25 PM 9,153 Views 24 Comments

Ireland will travel to the World Cup with three tightheads and only two looseheads.

# front-row - Friday 24 July, 2015

'Conor Murray came from nowhere and got a spot on the plane'
# Even Keel
From The42
# Even Keel

'Conor Murray came from nowhere and got a spot on the plane'

Jul 24th 2015, 6:30 AM 11,022 Views 6 Comments

Mike Ross says Ireland are measured in their World Cup confidence but are focused only on the warm-up fixtures.

# front-row - Friday 13 February, 2015

Jack McGrath: 'I think I’m pretty light compared to 155 kilos!'
# Size
From The42
# Size

Jack McGrath: 'I think I’m pretty light compared to 155 kilos!'

Feb 13th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,323 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland loosehead says France pose a particular physical challenge at scrum time.

# front-row - Friday 23 May, 2014

You or your kids heading to One Direction tonight? There are some strict arrangements in place
# Front Row
# Front Row

You or your kids heading to One Direction tonight? There are some strict arrangements in place

May 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 26,342 Views 22 Comments

Doors open at 5pm with the lads themselves on stage at 8.15 pm.

# front-row - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Connacht secure signing of Blues front row McCartney on three-year deal
# Transfer
From The42
# Transfer

Connacht secure signing of Blues front row McCartney on three-year deal

Apr 17th 2014, 11:03 AM 6,638 Views 23 Comments

The 28-year-old known as ‘Freak’ by his Super Rugby teammates will move to Galway next season.

# front-row - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Front row injuries a concern for Leinster in build up to Munster derby
# Front Row Union
From The42
# Front Row Union

Front row injuries a concern for Leinster in build up to Munster derby

Mar 27th 2014, 2:09 PM 5,571 Views 6 Comments

Cian Healy, Marty Moore, Jack McGrath and Tadhg Furlong all remain doubts for the inter-provincial clash.

# front-row - Friday 7 February, 2014

'Creaking' Welsh set-piece could hamper gainline threat -- Evans
# Foundations
From The42
# Foundations

'Creaking' Welsh set-piece could hamper gainline threat -- Evans

Feb 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 3,798 Views 12 Comments

The former Lions wing is hoping Jamie Roberts has plenty of opportunity to run at Ireland tomorrow.

# front-row - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Ireland's front row face true test against world class Welsh
# Tight Five
From The42
# Tight Five

Ireland's front row face true test against world class Welsh

Feb 6th 2014, 7:00 AM 3,987 Views 9 Comments

The influence of referee Wayne Barnes has been highlighted as a key in Saturday’s clash.

# front-row - Friday 8 November, 2013

Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler From The Daily Edge

Stand-up destroys obnoxious heckler

Nov 8th 2013, 4:55 PM 8,865 Views 9 Comments

Who’s laughing now?

# front-row - Monday 7 October, 2013

Munster's front row as good as any other unit in the league boasts Penney
# Fronting Up
From The42
# Fronting Up

Munster's front row as good as any other unit in the league boasts Penney

Oct 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,167 Views 7 Comments

The New Zealander is encouraged by the progress of the province’s home-grown talent.

# front-row - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Open thread: Who would you pick as the Lions front row?
# Your Say
From The42
# Your Say

Open thread: Who would you pick as the Lions front row?

Apr 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,414 Views 10 Comments

Irish supporters will expect to hear Cian Healy’s name announced on 30 April. Everything after that is wishful thinking.

# front-row - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Munster's Marcus Horan to retire at the end of the season
# Faithful Servant
From The42
# Faithful Servant

Munster's Marcus Horan to retire at the end of the season

Apr 11th 2013, 6:02 PM 3,065 Views 13 Comments

The prop has played 224 times for Munster, won 67 Ireland caps and captured the Grand Slam in 2009.

# front-row - Friday 22 February, 2013

VIDEO: What can Tom Court offer Ireland on Sunday?
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

VIDEO: What can Tom Court offer Ireland on Sunday?

Feb 22nd 2013, 8:00 PM 1,325 Views 2 Comments

The loose-head will start in Murrayfield, in place of the suspended Cian Healy.

# front-row - Thursday 7 February, 2013

Smal has confidence in Irish front row after Paddy's Day mash-up
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Smal has confidence in Irish front row after Paddy's Day mash-up

Feb 7th 2013, 8:00 AM 1,327 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland forwards coach is aware that England will be targeting a repeat of their scrum dominance last year.

# front-row - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Mike Ross eager to atone for scrum slip-up against Springboks
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

Mike Ross eager to atone for scrum slip-up against Springboks

Nov 21st 2012, 9:41 AM 3,365 Views 11 Comments

The Leinster prop proved he was human against South Africa. He will be hoping to lift expectations when he faces Argentina.

# front-row - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

'I don't see myself as a South African rugby player at all' - Richardt Strauss

Nov 13th 2012, 3:25 PM 10,321 Views 23 Comments

Ireland’s new hooker had a baptism of fire against his native country on Saturday and is warming to the task.

# front-row - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Late change: 'The Beast' ruled out of Ireland v South Africa
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Late change: 'The Beast' ruled out of Ireland v South Africa

Nov 10th 2012, 1:57 PM 5,951 Views 7 Comments

The loose-head prop had been admitted to hospital as a precaution after he suffered mild heart palpitations this morning.

# front-row - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Guinness Series: Leinster front-row ready to answer Ireland's call thanks to some insider trading
# IRESAF
From The42
# IRESAF

Guinness Series: Leinster front-row ready to answer Ireland's call thanks to some insider trading

Nov 8th 2012, 8:10 PM 1,868 Views 1 Comment

“Are you going to change your name to Richardt O’Strauss?” asked a South African reporter. We copyrighted that joke last month.

# front-row - Friday 2 November, 2012

Pro12: Sherry still hoping to receive Ireland's call
# Hooking Good
From The42
# Hooking Good

Pro12: Sherry still hoping to receive Ireland's call

Nov 2nd 2012, 3:26 PM 718 Views 1 Comment

Before competing with Richardt Strauss for an Ireland jersey, the hooker knows he must see off Damien Varley for a starting spot with Munster.

# front-row - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

Rory Best: We need to develop that ruthless Leinster mentality
# Better
From The42
# Better

Rory Best: We need to develop that ruthless Leinster mentality

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:46 PM 798 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland hooker talks about the upcoming season, Irish rugby and finding more ‘freaks’ like Stephen Ferris.

# front-row - Monday 4 June, 2012

Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks
# Banana Skin
From The42
# Banana Skin

Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks

Jun 4th 2012, 8:20 AM 2,363 Views 6 Comments

The tighthead prop’s injured hamstring may prevent him from lining up against New Zealand on Saturday.

# front-row - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Scrum down: Connacht snap up Nathan White
# In The Tight
From The42
# In The Tight

Scrum down: Connacht snap up Nathan White

Feb 21st 2012, 11:36 AM 544 Views 1 Comment

Leinster’s Kiwi prop Nathan White has agreed to join Connacht on a three-year deal at the end of the season.