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Tuesday 7 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Game time

Last year
2022
# Competition
Ireland's West Ham winger on the hunt for more minutes after World Cup 'dream come true'
Izzy Atkinson should get a chance to impress in green today – though regular club involvement remains a concern.
# Best Laid Plans
Cancelled pre-season game means Ulster prep for URC hasn't been ideal
Last weekend’s clash against Glasgow was called off after the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
All time
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League One move for Harry Arter as he returns to Charlton Athletic
The Republic of Ireland midfielder has left Nottingham Forest on a season-long loan.
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'I haven’t played enough' - O'Mahony feels another Lions tour is out of reach
The Munster captain hopes to feature in Ireland’s tour of the Pacific Islands if it goes ahead.
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Ireland release 13 players to feature in this week's inter-pro derbies
21-year-old lock Ryan Baird is one of 23 players who will remain with Ireland this week.
# Addition
'It's a boost in that area' - Munster confirm signing of scrum-half Ben Murphy
The Ireland U20s international has joined on a seven-week contract.
# BALANCING ACT
How Cullen and Lancaster's Leinster have used 51 players this season
Max Deegan, James Lowe, and Scott Fardy have racked up the most minutes in the squad.
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McCarthy frustrated by Parrott's failure to secure loan move
The Ireland boss suggested the Tottenham teenager is unlikely to feature in the upcoming Euro 2020 play-off with Slovakia.
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Farrell releases 13 players back to provinces as 23-man group heads to Cork for camp
Ireland will host an open session in CIT on Thursday.
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Lennon opens the door for loan departure from Celtic for Luca Connell
The Ireland U19 international midfielder has yet to break into the first-team picture at Parkhead.
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Ireland and Celtic full-back O'Connor makes Scottish Championship loan move
The 19-year-old Waterford native will spend the remainder of the season with Partick Thistle.
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Brentford send Ireland U21 midfielder out on season-long loan
Canice Carroll will spend the 2019-20 campaign on the books of League Two club Carlisle United.
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'If I'm on the pitch I'm happy': Carbery craving minutes
The 22-year-old starts for Leinster today but his return to provincial duty means a positional change too.
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Cork City to begin title defence with trip to Dublin as 2018 fixtures are revealed
The Premier Division is to begin slightly earlier, with the first games scheduled for 16 February.
# first team football
'I wasn't going to hang around and warm the bench' - Darren Randolph left West Ham for World Cup ambitions
Slaven Bilic confirmed to the Ireland goalkeeper that Joe Hart would be his new number one at West Ham next season.
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Brendan O'Sullivan to start for the Kerry junior footballers in Munster semi-final
The midfielder has been at the centre of an anti-doping violation case over the past few weeks.
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'Tommy Walsh often convinced himself he wasn’t injured, so maybe he’ll have a chat with Padraig'
Eddie Brennan discusses some of the selection issues facing Kilkenny boss Brian Cody.
# streets ahead
Kerbs was the greatest street game ever invented by Irish kids
Hands down.
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While some guys relax on their week off, Ireland's most important player takes on Clermont
Johnny Sexton will be fending off cleaving tackles from the likes of Fritz Lee on Saturday.
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Connacht sign Leinster 'A' captain Gilsenan on loan to cover Heenan injury
Head coach Pat Lam says short-term switches such as this one are great for Irish rugby.
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Brian O'Driscoll backs Lions versus 'smart' Australia
The Ireland talisman will start the first game of a Lions tour for the fourth time tomorrow.
# GAA
Dublin v Laois -- All-Ireland SFC quarter-final match guide
Ewan MacKenna previews the All-Ireland champions’ last-eight showdown with their Leinster rivals at Croke Park. Here’s how he reckons it’ll go.
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Springboks name uncapped trio for England clash
“Eben, Juandre, Marcell and Coenie have all put their hands up this season and I know they can succeed at Test level,” coach Heyneke Meyer says.
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O'Connor rings the changes for Kerry's Croker curtain-raiser with Dubs
Manager Jack O’Connor has made eight changes from the side that lost to the Dubs in last September’s All-Ireland final.
# London Calling
Back to the future: here's your Heineken Cup pool previews, part 1
The kick-off of this year’s Heineken Cup is a few days away. Here’s how we reckon pools 1 and 2 will go.
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Priestland blow forces change on Gatland
Wales have made just one change to their starting XV ahead of Saturday’s World Cup semi against France.
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Euro 2012 preview: Andorra v Ireland... and all of Group B's permutations
Ireland and Giovanni Trapattoni could be five days from glory. Unfortunately, it’s not quite that simple. Miguel Delaney goes through a very complex Group B