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#Fronting Up

# fronting-up - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Beirne shows up strongly alongside immense Ryan in Ireland's second row
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# Fronting Up

Beirne shows up strongly alongside immense Ryan in Ireland's second row

Nov 3rd 2020, 7:00 PM 10,648 Views 6 Comments

The Munster man showed he can win the gainline against France last weekend.

# fronting-up - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more
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Healy 'annoyed' about scrum penalties as Ireland's forwards strive for more

Feb 4th 2020, 8:30 PM 9,930 Views 7 Comments

The Irish maul struggled to get going against Scotland last weekend.

# fronting-up - Friday 29 November, 2019

Ulster fired up to shake perception they have 'a bit of a soft underbelly'
# Mental Edge
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# Mental Edge

Ulster fired up to shake perception they have 'a bit of a soft underbelly'

Nov 29th 2019, 5:00 AM 4,067 Views 4 Comments

Dan McFarland’s side have upfront and honest about their mental shortcomings in recent seasons.

# fronting-up - Friday 15 November, 2019

Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier
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Dillane keen for Connacht tempo against heavyweight Montpellier

Nov 15th 2019, 6:00 AM 3,469 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old second row makes a timely return on Sunday in Galway.

# fronting-up - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Healy: 'It's a do or die game'
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Healy: 'It's a do or die game'

Oct 15th 2019, 11:43 AM 8,627 Views 25 Comments

Cian Healy says that Ireland are relishing the opportunity of taking on reigning World Cup champions New Zealand in their quarter-final on Saturday.

# fronting-up - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Analysis: How Ireland's forwards took Scotland apart in World Cup opener
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Analysis: How Ireland's forwards took Scotland apart in World Cup opener

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:16 PM 38,890 Views 22 Comments

A superb set-piece and ruthless streak broke the Scots in Yokohama.

# fronting-up - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'It's a mistake that I'll probably play over in my head thousands of times'
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# Fronting Up

'It's a mistake that I'll probably play over in my head thousands of times'

Apr 11th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,381 Views 20 Comments

Jacob Stockdale has been overwhelmed by the support Ulster fans have shown him.

# fronting-up - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers
# Second Row
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# Second Row

Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers

Feb 7th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,407 Views 9 Comments

Ireland’s forwards were hammered in the tackle last weekend against England.

# fronting-up - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Ulster secure forwards coach Grant as Peel extends contract
# Addition
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# Addition

Ulster secure forwards coach Grant as Peel extends contract

Jan 29th 2019, 12:06 PM 6,537 Views 2 Comments

The 31-year-old will join Dan McFarland’s coaching staff next season.

# fronting-up - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Leinster's pack bringing 'a spike' after tough lessons from Munster maul
# Upfront
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# Upfront

Leinster's pack bringing 'a spike' after tough lessons from Munster maul

Oct 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 8,005 Views 23 Comments

James Ryan and his team-mates have a point to prove against Wasps this weekend.

# fronting-up - Friday 12 January, 2018

Is Ireland boss Martin O'Neill out of the running for the Stoke job?
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Is Ireland boss Martin O'Neill out of the running for the Stoke job?

Jan 12th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,182 Views 25 Comments

It has been confirmed that the manager will attend the annual Soccer Writers’ Association of Ireland banquet tonight.

# fronting-up - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool's contentious penalty should not have been given
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# Fronting Up

Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool's contentious penalty should not have been given

Jan 6th 2018, 12:28 AM 9,943 Views 28 Comments

Everton’s Mason Holgate was penalised after Adam Lallana took a tumble in the box and James Milner subsequently opened the scoring.

# fronting-up - Monday 3 July, 2017

Analysis: The defensive passage that drove the Lions to their Wellington win
# Big Hits
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# Big Hits

Analysis: The defensive passage that drove the Lions to their Wellington win

Jul 3rd 2017, 8:46 AM 13,513 Views 7 Comments

The likes of Jamie George, Jack McGrath, Maro Itoje and Kyle Sinckler all fronted up.

# fronting-up - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

England captain Hartley working on tackle technique after hit on O'Brien
# Discipline
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# Discipline

England captain Hartley working on tackle technique after hit on O'Brien

Jan 25th 2017, 12:41 PM 8,946 Views 47 Comments

The Northampton hooker feels his red card and ban were down to technical shortcomings.

# fronting-up - Friday 16 October, 2015

Irish descendent Ayerza and the Pumas are coming for Ireland's scrum
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Irish descendent Ayerza and the Pumas are coming for Ireland's scrum

Oct 16th 2015, 6:30 AM 14,243 Views 15 Comments

‘They haven’t dominated many teams. We’re planning to really take it to them.’

# fronting-up - Sunday 25 January, 2015

'Bittersweet' feeling for Foley as Munster's European season ends
# Pride
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# Pride

'Bittersweet' feeling for Foley as Munster's European season ends

Jan 25th 2015, 7:30 PM 5,409 Views 13 Comments

The Munster head coach praised the ‘good character’ of his side during the win over Sale.

# fronting-up - Friday 25 April, 2014

Early battles the key to Munster hopes in Toulon -- Horan
# Bring 'em On!
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# Bring 'em On!

Early battles the key to Munster hopes in Toulon -- Horan

Apr 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,426 Views 4 Comments

“Munster definitely don’t want to be chasing a game and trying to fix problems as they go.”

# fronting-up - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Demons: Five French failures that can be exorcised with a win in Paris
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Demons: Five French failures that can be exorcised with a win in Paris

Mar 11th 2014, 8:36 PM 7,005 Views 6 Comments

They say you never know which France will turn up. Well, whoever shows up to play Ireland in Paris they’re usually good enough to win.

# fronting-up - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

'We've got a huge respect for them' - Leinster ready for Northampton
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'We've got a huge respect for them' - Leinster ready for Northampton

Dec 3rd 2013, 8:00 AM 6,714 Views 0 Comments

Leinster scrum coach Greg Feek admits that the battle up front in Saturday’s Heineken Cup tie will be demanding.

# fronting-up - Thursday 21 November, 2013

‘Less talk and more action’ for Ireland against the All Blacks
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‘Less talk and more action’ for Ireland against the All Blacks

Nov 21st 2013, 7:30 AM 1,946 Views 0 Comments

Ireland forwards coach John Plumtree says his pack has promised to do their talking on the pitch.

# fronting-up - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Australian front row a formidable unit, warns Mike Ross despite Lions mauling
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Australian front row a formidable unit, warns Mike Ross despite Lions mauling

Nov 12th 2013, 7:30 AM 6,032 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster prop has predicted a bright international future for teammate Jack McGrath.

# fronting-up - Monday 7 October, 2013

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

Oct 7th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,163 Views 7 Comments

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

# fronting-up - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Keane a doubt following training ground knock
# Captain's Run
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# Captain's Run

Keane a doubt following training ground knock

Jun 2nd 2011, 4:44 PM 191 Views 0 Comments

Trap may have to plan without skipper Robbie Keane after the final session at Gannon Park before departure for Skopje this afternoon.

# fronting-up - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Gareth Thomas on Ellen: “I became the master of playing the straight man”
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Gareth Thomas on Ellen: “I became the master of playing the straight man”

Jan 5th 2011, 5:47 PM 718 Views 0 Comments

Former Wales rugby skipper tells American chat show giant how he came out.