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# heading-home - Monday 24 January, 2022

Kurtley Beale to leave Racing 92 and return to Australia
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Kurtley Beale to leave Racing 92 and return to Australia

Jan 24th 2022, 2:11 PM 7,444 Views 1 Comment

The 33-year-old has made no secret of his desire to play in the 2023 World Cup.

# heading-home - Monday 17 January, 2022

Gabon's Aubameyang leaves AFCON, returns to Arsenal
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Gabon's Aubameyang leaves AFCON, returns to Arsenal

Jan 17th 2022, 2:04 PM 7,639 Views 0 Comments

The player hasn’t featured at the tournament after Gabon reported he had a minor heart condition.

# heading-home - Monday 10 January, 2022

Tipperary All-Ireland winner Hogan steps down as manager of Offaly champions
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Tipperary All-Ireland winner Hogan steps down as manager of Offaly champions

Jan 10th 2022, 5:44 PM 14,312 Views 1 Comment

The former Premier goalkeeper has guided St Rynagh’s to three county titles.

# heading-home - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

'It was emotional in the huddle, it was very difficult to get the words out'
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'It was emotional in the huddle, it was very difficult to get the words out'

Dec 29th 2021, 6:00 AM 11,729 Views 2 Comments

Stephen Larkham is determined to end his time with Munster in successful fashion.

# heading-home - Sunday 8 August, 2021

Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship
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Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship

Aug 8th 2021, 7:19 PM 25,346 Views 21 Comments

The towering second row hasn’t played since August 2020.

# heading-home - Friday 4 June, 2021

Folau takes legal action against Queensland Rugby League
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Folau takes legal action against Queensland Rugby League

Jun 4th 2021, 8:26 AM 6,823 Views 0 Comments

The controversial 32-year-old is bidding to resume his career in Australia.

'I couldn’t have imagined I'd play for this long for Leinster'
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'I couldn’t have imagined I'd play for this long for Leinster'

Jun 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,345 Views 3 Comments

Michael Bent is in the final weeks of his time as a Leinster player.

# heading-home - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season
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Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 8,772 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old tighthead won four Ireland caps after arriving in 2012.

# heading-home - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Scrum-half Nick McCarthy set to re-join Leinster from Munster
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Scrum-half Nick McCarthy set to re-join Leinster from Munster

Jan 31st 2021, 7:24 PM 28,311 Views 45 Comments

The 25-year-old moved to the southern province in 2019 but is now set for a return.

# heading-home - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

Ulster confirm attack coach Dwayne Peel to leave for Cardiff Blues next summer
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Ulster confirm attack coach Dwayne Peel to leave for Cardiff Blues next summer

Dec 8th 2020, 9:44 AM 7,180 Views 12 Comments

The former Wales scrum-half has been in Ireland since 2017.

# heading-home - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Matt Damon photographed leaving Ireland after three-month lockdown stay
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Matt Damon photographed leaving Ireland after three-month lockdown stay

May 28th 2020, 1:11 PM 135,298 Views 89 Comments

The Oscar-winner had been staying in Dalkey in Co Dublin for the past few months.

# heading-home - Friday 15 May, 2020

Blue Bulls sign former Springbok back row Arno Botha from Munster
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Blue Bulls sign former Springbok back row Arno Botha from Munster

May 15th 2020, 11:06 AM 11,041 Views 48 Comments

The 28-year-old made more than 40 appearances for the province after joining in 2018.

# heading-home - Saturday 11 April, 2020

England's Jonny May to rejoin Gloucester at end of season
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England's Jonny May to rejoin Gloucester at end of season

Apr 11th 2020, 12:23 PM 10,713 Views 8 Comments

May has decided to bring an end to a ‘challenging few years’ for Leicester.

# heading-home - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Scarlets head coach Mooar to make All Blacks switch at the end of the season
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Scarlets head coach Mooar to make All Blacks switch at the end of the season

Dec 24th 2019, 9:43 AM 6,886 Views 3 Comments

Brad Mooar will look after the All Blacks’ attack under new head coach Ian Foster.

# heading-home - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

Wales suffer another injury setback as Hill leaves squad
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Wales suffer another injury setback as Hill leaves squad

Sep 24th 2019, 11:02 AM 6,626 Views 0 Comments

Hill hasn’t played since February and will be replaced by Ospreys’ Bradley Davies.

# heading-home - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Chelsea defender undergoing medical ahead of Roma switch
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Chelsea defender undergoing medical ahead of Roma switch

Aug 21st 2019, 2:17 PM 10,662 Views 2 Comments

Italian international Davide Zappacosta is expected to join the Serie A side on a season-long loan deal.

# heading-home - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

England's Shields a World Cup concern after training camp injury
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England's Shields a World Cup concern after training camp injury

Jul 30th 2019, 5:15 PM 3,596 Views 4 Comments

The Wasps forward injured his foot last week and has returned to England for further assessment.

# heading-home - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions
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Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:52 PM 12,596 Views 8 Comments

O’Connor is reportedly set to join Queensland Reds as be becomes available for international selection again.

# heading-home - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Sarri returns to Italy as Chelsea boss takes over at Juventus
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Sarri returns to Italy as Chelsea boss takes over at Juventus

Jun 16th 2019, 2:29 PM 9,917 Views 11 Comments

The Italian spent just one season at Stamford Bridge.

# heading-home - Monday 20 May, 2019

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end
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Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end

May 20th 2019, 9:30 PM 48,986 Views 39 Comments

The former All Black is leaving his role as the province’s head of commercial and marketing to return home.

# heading-home - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Ireland U20 winger drops out of Munster academy to return to Wales
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Ireland U20 winger drops out of Munster academy to return to Wales

Apr 24th 2019, 5:23 PM 26,188 Views 70 Comments

James McCarthy had joined the southern province in 2017.

# heading-home - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

'He’s had a lot to contend with in his personal life': Aberdeen terminate Forrester's contract
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'He’s had a lot to contend with in his personal life': Aberdeen terminate Forrester's contract

Jan 22nd 2019, 2:54 PM 12,435 Views 15 Comments

The 26-year-old is returning home after a brief spell with the Scottish club.

# heading-home - Friday 28 December, 2018

Emotional Speight set for Ulster farewell against former coach Friend
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Emotional Speight set for Ulster farewell against former coach Friend

Dec 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,957 Views 12 Comments

‘It will be really hard to take the jersey off.’

# heading-home - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Ulster release South African prop from his contract after just three appearances
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Ulster release South African prop from his contract after just three appearances

Dec 4th 2018, 5:57 PM 16,269 Views 50 Comments

Schalk van der Merwe’s career at the northern province failed to take off after his arrival from the Southern Kings.

# heading-home - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup elimination
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Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup elimination

Jul 1st 2018, 9:30 AM 7,795 Views 5 Comments

‘Now is not the time to talk about the future.’

# heading-home - Thursday 14 June, 2018

English defender leaves League of Ireland champions due to lack of game time
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English defender leaves League of Ireland champions due to lack of game time

Jun 14th 2018, 6:33 PM 9,571 Views 3 Comments

Tobi Adebayo-Rowling played just one league game for Cork City.

# heading-home - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

George North to leave Northampton and return home to Wales
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George North to leave Northampton and return home to Wales

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:08 PM 8,118 Views 11 Comments

It’s not yet known which region he will join, but the move represents a big boost for Wales and the Pro14.

# heading-home - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

'The emotion on show by Mícheál and his father seems to have really struck with people'
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'The emotion on show by Mícheál and his father seems to have really struck with people'

Sep 5th 2017, 4:57 PM 38,055 Views 18 Comments

Morgan Treacy on the brilliant photo he snapped at Galway’s homecoming.

# heading-home - Friday 10 March, 2017

A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute
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A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute

Mar 10th 2017, 7:35 PM 11,483 Views 3 Comments

Further afield, there are traffic delays in Limerick and Monaghan this evening.

# heading-home - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Australian prop Kepu released by Bordeaux for family reasons
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Australian prop Kepu released by Bordeaux for family reasons

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:48 PM 6,815 Views 3 Comments

Kepu was much feted when he arrived in France alongside international team-mate Adam Ashley-Cooper.

# heading-home - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Boudjellal confirms Steffon Armitage request for release to England
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Boudjellal confirms Steffon Armitage request for release to England

May 17th 2016, 7:14 PM 12,621 Views 14 Comments

England coach Eddie Jones has asked the openside flanker to move home.

# heading-home - Monday 29 June, 2015

'We can hold our heads up high' - Ireland U17s bow out of European Championship
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'We can hold our heads up high' - Ireland U17s bow out of European Championship

Jun 29th 2015, 7:50 AM 4,554 Views 1 Comment

Dave Connell’s side lost out to Norway in their final group game this afternoon.

# heading-home - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

An inter-provincial transfer from Connacht to Ulster has been announced
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An inter-provincial transfer from Connacht to Ulster has been announced

Feb 10th 2015, 12:42 PM 7,101 Views 11 Comments

Willie Faloon will return to his home province next season after three years in Galway.

# heading-home - Monday 27 October, 2014

David Villa's spell in Australia has come to a premature end
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David Villa's spell in Australia has come to a premature end

Oct 27th 2014, 12:31 PM 13,619 Views 1 Comment

The former Barcelona striker scored twice during his brief spell in the A-League.

# heading-home - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit
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'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2014, 9:47 AM 6,973 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi insists their extra-time loss was not due to fitness reasons.

# heading-home - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria
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Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria

Jun 22nd 2014, 1:50 AM 9,901 Views 15 Comments

Peter Odemwingie’s first-half strike proved the difference but Edin Dzeko had a perfectly good goal disallowed.

# heading-home - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Ravenhill here they come as Pienaar inspires Ulster to Tigers triumph
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Ravenhill here they come as Pienaar inspires Ulster to Tigers triumph

Jan 18th 2014, 8:54 PM 21,088 Views 47 Comments

Mark Anscombe’s men finish the pool stages as Europe’s top team. The hard work starts now.

# heading-home - Monday 29 July, 2013

Cavan boss keeping 'open mind' about potential Seanie Johnston return
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Cavan boss keeping 'open mind' about potential Seanie Johnston return

Jul 29th 2013, 8:00 AM 10,405 Views 17 Comments

There is strong speculation that the forward is preparing to apply to transfer from Kildare.

# heading-home - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

On Tour: An emotional farewell to Poznan, and some stellar chants
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On Tour: An emotional farewell to Poznan, and some stellar chants

Jun 19th 2012, 1:35 PM 1,434 Views 3 Comments

They’ll sing when they want, apparently.

# heading-home - Monday 9 May, 2011

French museum returns mummified Maori head
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French museum returns mummified Maori head

May 9th 2011, 2:29 PM 1,111 Views 1 Comment

The head had been held by a museum in Normandy for over 130 years and is one of 16 due to be returned to New Zealand for burial.