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# hopes

Last week
10th September 2023 - 16th September 2023
'It would be unbelievable to make my World Cup debut if it happens'
24-year-old Craig Casey’s confidence was boosted by Munster’s URC success last season.
Last year
CJ Stander believes Ireland will 'peak at the perfect time' for World Cup
The former Munster man has been impressed by Ireland’s growth under Andy Farrell.
Southampton stun Arsenal and dent their Champions League hopes
It was a first win in seven for the Saints in all competitions.
All time
'I'd like to think five or six Connacht guys might be in the frame for Ireland'
The western province are hoping to have a strong representation against Japan and the US.
Big win for Sheffield United as Tottenham's Champions League hopes fade
Sander Berge, Lys Mousset and Oli McBurnie got the goals for the Blades.
Kiwi pundits write off Ireland's quarter-final hopes
Former All Black half-back Justin Marshall says Joe Schmidt’s men have failed to reach the standards they set in recent years.
'He'll give it every shot to be ready' - Van Graan hopeful for Carbery
The Munster out-half is in a race against time to be fit for the World Cup.
Fulham end Millwall's 17-match unbeaten run to boost Premier League hopes
The Cottagers are now two points ahead of Cardiff but have played two games more.
Joy for ex-Ireland U21 international as Huddersfield boost Premier League bid
Sean Scannell started, while the Terriers secured a Championship play-off spot at Molineux.
'I think I've put myself in the frame' - O'Brien hoping for Lions call
The 30-year-old openside was brilliant in Leinster’s win over Wasps last weekend.
Here are our writers’ predictions for the new Premier League season
With the league recommencing today, we asked our staff how they figured the next 9 months would pan out.
All we want for 2012 (and what we won’t miss from 2011)’s writers have each picked one thing that they are glad to see the back of – and one thing they are looking forward to this year.