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#Homegrown

# homegrown - Sunday 5 June, 2022

'There is no doubt in my mind that I can beat Robbie Keane's record'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'There is no doubt in my mind that I can beat Robbie Keane's record'

Jun 5th 2022, 12:28 PM 53,812 Views 25 Comments

Mipo Odubeko had an emotional return to Tallaght Stadium for the Ireland U21s, as he recalls visits to family home of Irish legend.

# homegrown - Friday 20 May, 2022

Waterford lock Ahern rounds out his game to underline potential for Munster
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Waterford lock Ahern rounds out his game to underline potential for Munster

May 20th 2022, 6:30 AM 9,258 Views 16 Comments

The 6ft 9ins second row has been impressive in recent times.

# homegrown - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

'Monivea was everything. I wanted to play my whole career there when I was younger'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'Monivea was everything. I wanted to play my whole career there when I was younger'

Mar 2nd 2022, 7:00 PM 26,285 Views 17 Comments

Connacht’s Caolin Blade discusses his rugby upbringing, sniping game, and love of the breakdown.

# homegrown - Sunday 16 January, 2022

'These youngsters are at a time when they believe they are invincible'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'These youngsters are at a time when they believe they are invincible'

Jan 16th 2022, 6:30 PM 13,117 Views 10 Comments

Ulster boss Dan McFarland was delighted with his young backline’s impact against Northampton.

# homegrown - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Birr men making an impression as Leinster's Dooley gets back into swing of things

Oct 31st 2020, 8:45 AM 10,892 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old loosehead was in excellent form last season before the lockdown.

# homegrown - Thursday 29 October, 2020

'It's great to see Munster being brave and selecting some of the younger guys'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'It's great to see Munster being brave and selecting some of the younger guys'

Oct 29th 2020, 7:30 AM 10,325 Views 5 Comments

Paul O’Connell has been impressed by the likes of Ben Healy and John Hodnett.

# homegrown - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

'We don't want the starting XV to be comfortable, we've got a very good crop of youngsters'

Sep 30th 2020, 3:14 PM 33,769 Views 35 Comments

Munster’s Johann van Graan expects the likes of Craig Casey, John Hodnett, and Ben Healy to push for European starts.

# homegrown - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

'It’s our job to get the message out about why Munster is so special'
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

'It’s our job to get the message out about why Munster is so special'

Jun 24th 2020, 6:30 AM 8,385 Views 58 Comments

CEO Ian Flanagan joined the province last year after years of working in football.

# homegrown - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Connacht promote six exciting academy prospects into their senior squad
# RISE UP
From The42
# RISE UP

Connacht promote six exciting academy prospects into their senior squad

Jun 3rd 2020, 12:38 PM 9,917 Views 15 Comments

Niall Murray, Sean Masterson, Conor Dean, Colm Reilly, Peter Sullivan and Jordan Duggan have earned pro contracts.

# homegrown - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

U20s star Jack Crowley's score among nominations for AIL try of the season
# Stunning Rugby
From The42
# Stunning Rugby

U20s star Jack Crowley's score among nominations for AIL try of the season

Apr 29th 2020, 1:46 PM 7,815 Views 0 Comments

There were some stunning efforts on the men’s and women’s leagues this season.

# homegrown - Monday 29 April, 2019

'Just a country boy from Glarryford': Marcus Rea poured his all into Ulster debut
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'Just a country boy from Glarryford': Marcus Rea poured his all into Ulster debut

Apr 29th 2019, 12:54 PM 7,857 Views 7 Comments

The 21-year-old was the surprise hero of Ulster’s win over Leinster.

# homegrown - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

It's 20 years to the day since a Premier League club last selected an all-English XI
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

It's 20 years to the day since a Premier League club last selected an all-English XI

Feb 27th 2019, 10:21 AM 15,027 Views 9 Comments

Aston Villa fielded an all-English side against Coventry City in 1999, and it hasn’t happened since.

# homegrown - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players
# English Football
From The42
# English Football

Brexit plan would see Premier League clubs restricted to signing less foreign players

Nov 13th 2018, 1:35 PM 5,994 Views 13 Comments

The FA has reportedly put forward a proposal that would ensure each squad is made up of at least half ‘homegrown’ players.

# homegrown - Saturday 12 November, 2016

‘I didn't want to feel inferior’ – Joe Gamble on being the last domestic player to play for Ireland
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

‘I didn't want to feel inferior’ – Joe Gamble on being the last domestic player to play for Ireland

Nov 12th 2016, 9:45 AM 7,289 Views 5 Comments

Tonight, Dundalk duo Andy Boyle and Daryl Horgan could join a select group of players to represent the national team while playing in the League of Ireland.

# homegrown - Monday 7 November, 2016

Dundalk duo Horgan and Boyle make the cut as Ireland squad meets up in Dublin
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Dundalk duo Horgan and Boyle make the cut as Ireland squad meets up in Dublin

Nov 7th 2016, 9:28 PM 25,693 Views 38 Comments

The two Lilywhites stars will link up with the rest of the group ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier in Vienna, but James McCarthy is out.

# homegrown - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future
# Vision
From The42
# Vision

Top 14 returns as Jackman's Grenoble look to homegrown future

Aug 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 6,229 Views 1 Comment

The Irishman is now director of rugby at the French club.

# homegrown - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Midfield playmaker Scannell a bright prospect for Munster's future
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Midfield playmaker Scannell a bright prospect for Munster's future

Apr 2nd 2016, 9:00 AM 9,208 Views 13 Comments

The 22-year-old Corkman has had an excellent breakthrough season.

# homegrown - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Munster are set to hand Anthony Foley a one-year contract extension
# Faith
From The42
# Faith

Munster are set to hand Anthony Foley a one-year contract extension

Dec 17th 2015, 11:05 AM 9,382 Views 89 Comments

The former number eight looks likely to be head coach of the province again next season.

# homegrown - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

There'll be no repeat of Seanie Johnston transfer saga under Cian O'Neill's watch
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

There'll be no repeat of Seanie Johnston transfer saga under Cian O'Neill's watch

Dec 16th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,195 Views 3 Comments

However, the new Kildare boss has not ruled out drafting in non-native players.

# homegrown - Monday 14 December, 2015

Two talented backs from Galway get two-year deals at Connacht
# Tribal
From The42
# Tribal

Two talented backs from Galway get two-year deals at Connacht

Dec 14th 2015, 12:18 PM 11,153 Views 15 Comments

The western province continue to underline the importance of homegrown talent.

# homegrown - Thursday 12 November, 2015

'To line up alongside Gordon D'Arcy and Brian O'Driscoll was unbelievable'
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

'To line up alongside Gordon D'Arcy and Brian O'Driscoll was unbelievable'

Nov 12th 2015, 6:30 AM 16,342 Views 22 Comments

Brendan Macken has settled into life at Wasps after leaving home province Leinster.

# homegrown - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Martin O'Neill planning to 'keep an eye' on one of the LOI's top full-backs
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Martin O'Neill planning to 'keep an eye' on one of the LOI's top full-backs

Apr 16th 2015, 6:02 PM 5,001 Views 1 Comment

Stuey Byrne might get his wish after all.

# homegrown - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Why this man is building a million euro centre for homegrown food in Waterford
# Earth Mover
# Earth Mover

Why this man is building a million euro centre for homegrown food in Waterford

Apr 12th 2015, 10:15 AM 27,905 Views 24 Comments

There is too much “food apathy” out there – but Michael Kelly wants to change that.

# homegrown - Friday 3 April, 2015

Connacht's 'grassroots to green shirts' mantra driving improvement
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Connacht's 'grassroots to green shirts' mantra driving improvement

Apr 3rd 2015, 8:20 AM 6,532 Views 2 Comments

Experienced forward Andrew Browne explains the motivational power of playing for his home province

# homegrown - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

22-year-old Conan learning the ropes from Heaslip at Leinster
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

22-year-old Conan learning the ropes from Heaslip at Leinster

Dec 31st 2014, 8:15 AM 3,970 Views 2 Comments

The powerful number eight credits his swift rise to formative years with Old Belvedere in the AIL.

# homegrown - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Ballymena man Andrew Warwick making powerful impression at Ulster

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:45 AM 2,842 Views 2 Comments

The 23-year-old loosehead prop made his European debut for the province last weekend in Leicester.

# homegrown - Thursday 25 September, 2014

Barry Murphy and Richie Towell are alongside Messi on the new FIFA 15 cover
# It's In The Game
From The42
# It's In The Game

Barry Murphy and Richie Towell are alongside Messi on the new FIFA 15 cover

Sep 25th 2014, 1:15 PM 10,279 Views 8 Comments

You would understand if Leo was a little star-struck.

# homegrown - Monday 30 June, 2014

Too many foreign players in the Top 14? 'Bullsh*t' says Boudjellal
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Too many foreign players in the Top 14? 'Bullsh*t' says Boudjellal

Jun 30th 2014, 6:57 PM 7,955 Views 9 Comments

The Toulon president feels the French national team’s problems are due to the lack of a game plan.

# homegrown - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

More quality Irish coaches available than ever before, says Munster CEO Fitzgerald
# Grow Your Own
From The42
# Grow Your Own

More quality Irish coaches available than ever before, says Munster CEO Fitzgerald

May 21st 2014, 4:39 PM 3,672 Views 8 Comments

The southern province’s chief also insists ‘it was never policy’ to recruit an entirely Irish coaching ticket.

# homegrown - Friday 3 January, 2014

5 reasons to look forward to this weekend's Pro12 inter-pros
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

5 reasons to look forward to this weekend's Pro12 inter-pros

Jan 3rd 2014, 2:46 PM 3,297 Views 0 Comments

With Ulster v Munster tonight and Connacht v Leinster tomorrow, it should be a cracking weekend of action.

# homegrown - Friday 8 November, 2013

Meet the Kilbrittain man plotting Ireland's downfall against Samoa
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Meet the Kilbrittain man plotting Ireland's downfall against Samoa

Nov 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,603 Views 3 Comments

Cork man Micheal Deasy is the strength and conditioning coach for Saturday’s visitors to the Aviva Stadium.

# homegrown - Friday 4 October, 2013

SNAPSHOT: Irish provinces lead the way for home-qualified players
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

SNAPSHOT: Irish provinces lead the way for home-qualified players

Oct 4th 2013, 4:41 PM 4,420 Views 4 Comments

Leinster and Munster have fielded high percentages of Irish players in recent weeks.

# homegrown - Monday 12 November, 2012

Last night's Love/Hate... in diggers, kegs and tweets
# Love/Hate
From The Daily Edge
# Love/Hate

Last night's Love/Hate... in diggers, kegs and tweets

Nov 12th 2012, 12:28 PM 21,366 Views 39 Comments

Did you watch last night? Are you still a bit shook? (Minor Spoiler Alert)

# homegrown - Friday 9 November, 2012

Stevens set for baptism of fire in first Premier League start
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Stevens set for baptism of fire in first Premier League start

Nov 9th 2012, 12:32 PM 1,421 Views 2 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers full-back could be thrown into the deep end against Manchester United at Villa Park tomorrow.

# homegrown - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Irish-grown cannabis more potent than imported variety - report
# Cannabis
# Cannabis

Irish-grown cannabis more potent than imported variety - report

Nov 29th 2011, 1:42 PM 6,121 Views 61 Comments

The National Advisory Committee on Drugs also warned of the surge in cannabis cultivation in Ireland.

# homegrown - Sunday 23 October, 2011

Garcia dedicates home win in memory of Ballesteros
# Homegrown
From The42
# Homegrown

Garcia dedicates home win in memory of Ballesteros

Oct 23rd 2011, 5:38 PM 108 Views 0 Comments

The Spaniard won the Castelló Masters by an incredible 11 shots, ending an almost three-year winless in the process.