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# ireland-rugby - Today’s News

Henderson ruled out of New Zealand tour due to knee injury
# Man Down
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# Man Down

Henderson ruled out of New Zealand tour due to knee injury

5 hours ago 7,312 Views 17 Comments

The 30-year-old is expected to go home after picking up a serious knock.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Reuben Crothers bemoans slow Ireland start against France
# Les Bleulets
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# Les Bleulets

Reuben Crothers bemoans slow Ireland start against France

Sat 10:47 AM 9,000 Views 2 Comments

Ireland went down 42-21 to France in their Six Nations Under-20s Summer Series opener.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Ireland name team for Summer Series opener against France
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Ireland name team for Summer Series opener against France

Thu 7:37 PM 12,311 Views 5 Comments

Ulster back-row Reuben Crothers will captain the side.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 19 June, 2022

All Black star Whitelock could miss Ireland Tests
# Worry
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# Worry

All Black star Whitelock could miss Ireland Tests

Jun 19th 2022, 9:52 AM 7,435 Views 1 Comment

He missed the Crusaders’ semi-final victory over the Waikato Chiefs with what was termed then as a ‘thumb injury’.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

'This is where we find strength in depth, to see if people can handle pressure at the highest level'
# Time To Shine
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# Time To Shine

'This is where we find strength in depth, to see if people can handle pressure at the highest level'

Jun 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 16,200 Views 23 Comments

Andy Farrell’s squad to tour New Zealand includes five uncapped players, while Connacht senior coach Pete Wilkins will also join the travelling party.

'Priceless' New Zealand tour the first stop on Ireland's long road to France 2023
# Back On The Road
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# Back On The Road

'Priceless' New Zealand tour the first stop on Ireland's long road to France 2023

Jun 15th 2022, 7:00 AM 4,129 Views 0 Comments

Andy Farrell has called for this squad to ‘push the boundaries’ on their five-game summer tour.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

'We play our own way' - Farrell backs Ireland's game-plan to succeed in New Zealand
# Full Faith
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# Full Faith

'We play our own way' - Farrell backs Ireland's game-plan to succeed in New Zealand

Jun 14th 2022, 2:56 PM 6,057 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland head coach was speaking shortly after naming his 40-man squad for the summer tour.

Andy Farrell includes 5 uncapped players in 40-man Ireland squad to tour New Zealand
# On The Plane
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# On The Plane

Andy Farrell includes 5 uncapped players in 40-man Ireland squad to tour New Zealand

Jun 14th 2022, 12:23 PM 48,951 Views 132 Comments

Robert Balaoucoune, Andrew Conway, Chris Farrell and Rónan Kelleher have all been ruled out through injury.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 13 June, 2022

All Blacks drop Perenara, have revenge in mind against Ireland
# NZ
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# NZ

All Blacks drop Perenara, have revenge in mind against Ireland

Jun 13th 2022, 7:42 AM 12,917 Views 8 Comments

New Zealand coach Ian Foster remained largely loyal to the squad which ended 2021 with emphatic losses to Ireland and France on their northern hemisphere tour.

# ireland-rugby - Sunday 22 May, 2022

Disappointment for Ireland as they fall just short in first-ever World Rugby 7s final
# History Makers
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# History Makers

Disappointment for Ireland as they fall just short in first-ever World Rugby 7s final

May 22nd 2022, 8:01 PM 23,835 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the women’s team had to settle for a fourth-place finish.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 16 May, 2022

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Ireland to play Māori All Blacks twice on summer tour to New Zealand

May 16th 2022, 10:01 PM 10,468 Views 11 Comments

The IRFU have finalised Ireland’s full schedule ahead of their summer tour.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Nominees revealed for 2022 Rugby Players Ireland Awards
# Leading Lights
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# Leading Lights

Nominees revealed for 2022 Rugby Players Ireland Awards

May 11th 2022, 7:39 PM 9,320 Views 12 Comments

The awards will take place on 18 May in Dublin.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

Rugby chiefs to discuss revived Nations Championship proposal
# Future Plans
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# Future Plans

Rugby chiefs to discuss revived Nations Championship proposal

May 10th 2022, 10:35 AM 10,070 Views 2 Comments

Talks will be held at a meeting in Dublin on Tuesday night.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 6 May, 2022

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'
# Full Package
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# Full Package

'What Hugo is actually testament to, is that a lot of people are written off too early'

May 6th 2022, 7:30 AM 20,721 Views 9 Comments

Late bloomer Hugo Keenan is now one of the first names on Leinster’s teamsheet.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 29 April, 2022

Ireland's Anna Caplice announces retirement from international rugby
# Bowing Out
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# Bowing Out

Ireland's Anna Caplice announces retirement from international rugby

Apr 29th 2022, 9:54 PM 4,843 Views 2 Comments

The Mallow native made her debut in 2016 and was capped 16 times for Ireland.

'You’re sore, but you get on with it' - Balancing bruising Six Nations games and teaching duties From The42

'You’re sore, but you get on with it' - Balancing bruising Six Nations games and teaching duties

Apr 29th 2022, 8:15 AM 2,461 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Hannah O’Connor was back in the classroom after Ireland’s defeat to England last week.

# ireland-rugby - Thursday 28 April, 2022

Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Monaghan returns and debut for Irwin at fullback as Ireland's team to face Scotland is named

Apr 28th 2022, 1:31 PM 2,779 Views 0 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side end this year’s campaign at Kingspan Stadium on Saturday night.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 22 April, 2022

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Naoupu and Considine make returns for Ireland's Six Nations clash with England

Apr 22nd 2022, 12:36 PM 4,755 Views 2 Comments

There is also a debut for Molly Scuffil-McCabe at fullback.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

Leinster and Ireland star Seán Cronin set to retire from rugby
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Leinster and Ireland star Seán Cronin set to retire from rugby

Apr 20th 2022, 12:33 PM 15,093 Views 12 Comments

The experienced forward, who turns 36 next month, has made 204 Leinster appearances in addition to winning 72 Ireland caps.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

'There's nobody better than her to pass the ball in Ireland. It's the best I've ever seen'
# Pinpoint Accuracy
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# Pinpoint Accuracy

'There's nobody better than her to pass the ball in Ireland. It's the best I've ever seen'

Apr 12th 2022, 4:25 PM 6,759 Views 1 Comment

Ireland inside centre Stacey Flood has been praised by her international team-mate Eimear Considine after Sunday’s win over Italy.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 5 April, 2022

Irish rugby has lost a genuine powerhouse as injury calls time on Dan Leavy's career
# Cruel Blow
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# Cruel Blow

Irish rugby has lost a genuine powerhouse as injury calls time on Dan Leavy's career

Apr 5th 2022, 4:38 PM 11,272 Views 12 Comments

The flanker announced his retirement today following a long battle with a knee injury.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland
# No Fear
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# No Fear

'The gap has most definitely closed' - O'Gara sees New Zealand tour as 'massive opportunity' for Ireland

Mar 23rd 2022, 12:43 PM 30,686 Views 29 Comments

The former out-half also offered his thoughts on Ireland’s current depth at 10, with some words of warning for Jack Carty.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 22 March, 2022

Munster's Jason Jenkins back from injury as trio return from Ireland duty
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Munster's Jason Jenkins back from injury as trio return from Ireland duty

Mar 22nd 2022, 7:08 PM 8,570 Views 4 Comments

Craig Casey, Gavin Coombes and Jeremy Loughman are all available again.

'I’m driven to being as good as I can be and I feel like I have a lot to offer'
# More In The Tank
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# More In The Tank

'I’m driven to being as good as I can be and I feel like I have a lot to offer'

Mar 22nd 2022, 8:30 AM 28,883 Views 17 Comments

Conor Murray is determined to be involved in more big days with Ireland, despite the increased competition at scrum-half.

# ireland-rugby - Monday 21 March, 2022

Do you agree with Murray Kinsella's Guinness Six Nations Team of the Tournament?
# Top XV
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# Top XV

Do you agree with Murray Kinsella's Guinness Six Nations Team of the Tournament?

Mar 21st 2022, 5:00 PM 51,403 Views 40 Comments

The42′s rugby writer picked his selections on this week’s episode of The Front Row, in partnership with Guinness.

'I never thought I'd be in a position to say I've won a Triple Crown'
# Progress
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# Progress

'I never thought I'd be in a position to say I've won a Triple Crown'

Updated Mar 21st 2022, 8:42 AM 28,866 Views 2 Comments

Ireland lock Tadhg Beirne reflects on an encouraging Six Nations campaign.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 19 March, 2022

How did you rate Ireland in their win over Scotland?
# Out Of 10
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# Out Of 10

How did you rate Ireland in their win over Scotland?

Updated Mar 19th 2022, 7:42 PM 45,624 Views 20 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side recorded a bonus-point win against a stubborn Scottish side in Dublin.

'I just thought I’m going to give it everything I've got, and play my style of footie'
# Super Mac
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# Super Mac

'I just thought I’m going to give it everything I've got, and play my style of footie'

Mar 19th 2022, 9:00 AM 8,975 Views 5 Comments

Mack Hansen was worried about how he would adapt to international rugby, but the winger ‘has loved every second’ of his time in Ireland camp.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 18 March, 2022

Farrell hopes the best is yet to come as Ireland close in on Triple Crown
# Progress
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# Progress

Farrell hopes the best is yet to come as Ireland close in on Triple Crown

Mar 18th 2022, 6:45 AM 4,134 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to win their first silverware under Andy Farrell when they host Scotland on Saturday.

Bundee Aki on how 'fast learner' Mack Hansen has made his mark in Ireland camp
# Connacht Connection
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# Connacht Connection

Bundee Aki on how 'fast learner' Mack Hansen has made his mark in Ireland camp

Mar 18th 2022, 6:30 AM 7,165 Views 3 Comments

The Connacht wing is back in the Ireland team for Saturday’s Six Nations clash with Scotland.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

England's Ewels slapped with three-week ban following red-card tackle on James Ryan
# Crime And Punishment
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# Crime And Punishment

England's Ewels slapped with three-week ban following red-card tackle on James Ryan

Mar 16th 2022, 4:18 PM 6,913 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland lock was withdrawn after the incident in Ireland’s win over England.

# ireland-rugby - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

'I don’t think there’s any part of Faz that will be like – ‘Don’t throw those passes’'
# Keeping The Faith
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# Keeping The Faith

'I don’t think there’s any part of Faz that will be like – ‘Don’t throw those passes’'

Mar 15th 2022, 6:30 PM 8,961 Views 5 Comments

Iain Henderson explains how Ireland have attempted to address their high handling error count against England last weekend.

Scotland bid to deliver potential in final Six Nations match against Ireland – Matt Fagerson
# Party Poopers
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# Party Poopers

Scotland bid to deliver potential in final Six Nations match against Ireland – Matt Fagerson

Mar 15th 2022, 5:19 PM 3,582 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to pip France to the title when they host Scotland on Saturday.

'England could give it a good rattle in Paris. Ireland will be sitting back hoping for the best'
# Les Rosbifs
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# Les Rosbifs

'England could give it a good rattle in Paris. Ireland will be sitting back hoping for the best'

Mar 15th 2022, 4:41 PM 16,825 Views 10 Comments

On last night’s live recording of The Front Row in partnership with Guinness, our guests looked ahead to a huge weekend of international rugby.

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'
# Underdogs
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# Underdogs

'They’ve no championship to play for, but that’s when they can be at their most dangerous'

Mar 15th 2022, 3:58 PM 4,401 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Sexton says memories of 2010 will warn Ireland against complacency as they prepare to face Scotland this weekend.

Ireland to sign off on a high: Talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Ireland to sign off on a high: Talking points ahead of Saturday's Six Nations clash

Mar 15th 2022, 2:04 PM 3,966 Views 1 Comment

At home to Scotland, Andy Farrell’s men can make it four wins from five this year to put the pressure on Grand Slam-chasing France.

# ireland-rugby - Saturday 12 March, 2022

'It took me a while to get my foot in the door, and I understand that I won’t be here forever'
# Wingman
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# Wingman

'It took me a while to get my foot in the door, and I understand that I won’t be here forever'

Mar 12th 2022, 7:30 AM 7,488 Views 4 Comments

Andrew Conway has established himself as a key man in Andy Farrell’s Ireland team.

# ireland-rugby - Friday 11 March, 2022

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''
# Legend
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# Legend

'I was a little bit star-struck, thinking, 'Jeez, I don't know what to say to this lad''

Updated Mar 11th 2022, 8:53 AM 32,593 Views 2 Comments

Jamison Gibson-Park discusses his half-back partnership with Ireland captain Johnny Sexton.

Andy Farrell calls on Ireland to take 'the next step' at Twickenham
# Away Days
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# Away Days

Andy Farrell calls on Ireland to take 'the next step' at Twickenham

Mar 11th 2022, 7:00 AM 2,312 Views 1 Comment

Ireland are looking to secure a first win in London since 2018 when they play England this weekend.

# ireland-rugby - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

Eddie's right, Ireland are favourites: Talking points ahead of the Six Nations clash with England
# William Hill
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# William Hill

Eddie's right, Ireland are favourites: Talking points ahead of the Six Nations clash with England

Mar 9th 2022, 2:17 PM 2,884 Views 0 Comments

Ciaran Kennedy previews Saturday’s showdown at Twickenham.

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