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# ireland - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Ireland's Brighton star eyeing another memorable night in green to cap big year

As the dream of reaching a first-ever major tournament edges closer to reality, Rianna Jarrett is ready for Ireland’s biggest test yet.

From The42 'I think my game is coming along really nicely, to be honest' - Stockdale Form

'I think my game is coming along really nicely, to be honest' - Stockdale

The 24-year-old has been playing at fullback for Ulster in recent times.

# ireland - Monday 19 October, 2020

From The42 'It’s quite nice playing football with a smile on my face' - Kiernan set for 'cup final' with Ireland Euro Vision

'It’s quite nice playing football with a smile on my face' - Kiernan set for 'cup final' with Ireland

The 21-year-old West Ham star is gearing up for one of the biggest games of her young career.

From The42 Mixed-gender football and another nation on the cusp: Pragmatic Pauw determined to lead Ireland to new heights Coygig

Mixed-gender football and another nation on the cusp: Pragmatic Pauw determined to lead Ireland to new heights

The Girls in Green are on the hunt for history as they bid to reach a first-ever major tournament.

From The42 Doris relishing restart with an Ireland team playing 'heads-up rugby'

Doris relishing restart with an Ireland team playing 'heads-up rugby'

The Leinster number 8 will be eager to bank 80 Test minutes after injury limited his time in the first three rounds.

# ireland - Sunday 18 October, 2020

From The42 Equal pay not centre stage for Ireland women right now but historic flight plan an encouraging step Progress

Equal pay not centre stage for Ireland women right now but historic flight plan an encouraging step

Vera Pauw’s side will travel by charter flight for the first time ahead of their all-important Euro qualifier.

From The42 Injuries and form calls mean Ireland will have a refreshed look against Italy Selection

Injuries and form calls mean Ireland will have a refreshed look against Italy

Andy Farrell’s men restart their 2020 Six Nations campaign next weekend in Dublin.

# ireland - Saturday 17 October, 2020

From The42 Ringrose named Players’ Player of the Year at Irish players awards ceremony Top Gong

Ringrose named Players’ Player of the Year at Irish players awards ceremony

Meanwhile, his Leinster and Ireland team-mate Caelan Doris is the Nevin Spence Young Player of the Year.

From The42 Slaven Bilic says making Ireland debut will help Dara O’Shea’s confidence On The Up

Slaven Bilic says making Ireland debut will help Dara O’Shea’s confidence

Twenty-one-year-old made debut for Stephen Kenny’s men against Finland on Wednesday.

From The42 'Why wouldn't we go hunting?': Farrell targets evolution along with a Six Nations title chase Bubble

'Why wouldn't we go hunting?': Farrell targets evolution along with a Six Nations title chase

International rugby is scheduled to return to these shores next week.

# ireland - Friday 16 October, 2020

'I am proud of my three caps for Ireland but could have had a few more'

Stuart McCloskey opens up about his frustration at missing out on opportunities with Ireland during the Schmidt years.

From The42 Andy Farrell: ‘There are bigger things than finishing the Six Nations’

Andy Farrell: ‘There are bigger things than finishing the Six Nations’

Ireland coach says the health and safety of the country has to take priority over the completion of a rugby tournament.

From The42 First-choice goalkeeper ruled out as Pauw finalises Ireland squad for crucial Euro qualifier Kiev Calling

First-choice goalkeeper ruled out as Pauw finalises Ireland squad for crucial Euro qualifier

Next Friday’s showdown against Ukraine in Kiev will be live on RTÉ.

# ireland - Thursday 15 October, 2020

From The42 Squads unveiled as three provincial academies join Ireland 7s for tournament this weekend

Squads unveiled as three provincial academies join Ireland 7s for tournament this weekend

Munster, Ulster and Connacht will face the senior Ireland squad in competition at the Sports Campus this weekend.

# ireland - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

From The42 As it happened: Finland v Republic of Ireland, Uefa Nations League Updates

As it happened: Finland v Republic of Ireland, Uefa Nations League

The Boys in Green are in Helsinki where they’ll aim to pick up the first win of the Stephen Kenny era.

# ireland - Monday 12 October, 2020

From The42 Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over Latest

Larmour to miss Ireland's upcoming games as Deegan's season could be over

Leinster revealed this afternoon that the pair suffered significant injuries while on Guinness Pro14 duty.

Poll: Should authorities across island of Ireland cooperate more to tackle Covid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should authorities across island of Ireland cooperate more to tackle Covid?

There has been a spike in cases in recent weeks.

# ireland - Sunday 11 October, 2020

From The42 'I don't think it's sunk in fully yet' - Ireland's Oisin O'Callaghan wins world junior mountain biking title Downhill

'I don't think it's sunk in fully yet' - Ireland's Oisin O'Callaghan wins world junior mountain biking title

The Limerick teenager claimed Ireland’s first-ever Downhill world title in Salzburg today.

From The42 Puspure claims gold at European Rowing Championships as Ireland win medals in four events Results

Puspure claims gold at European Rowing Championships as Ireland win medals in four events

Fintan McCarthy was the Irish rower of the day to secure a medal in the lightweight men’s sculls.

From The42 'It's the same old story, in that we haven't finished our chances' - Duffy Stalemate

'It's the same old story, in that we haven't finished our chances' - Duffy

The Ireland captain says their depleted Ireland squad had to dig deep to earn a 0-0 draw against Wales at the Aviva Stadium.

# ireland - Saturday 10 October, 2020

From The42 Ireland coach Andy Farrell faces anxious wait on Henderson and Larmour Doubts

Ireland coach Andy Farrell faces anxious wait on Henderson and Larmour

Ulster captain Iain Henderson was red carded this evening and faces a potential ban while Jordan Larmour went off injured against Treviso with a shoulder problem.

Ryan Giggs: 'Ireland were the better team against Slovakia and got no luck'

Welsh manager hails Stephen Kenny’s new look Irish side but plans to give Aaron Ramsey a rare international start in tomorrow’s game in Dublin.

'I really struggled with the change of pace and not being on the go the whole time'

Irish basketball sensation Sorcha Tiernan on an important partnership with Jigsaw, her experience through the Covid-19 crisis and her colourful career so far.

# ireland - Friday 9 October, 2020

Ben Davies fires out warning shot to Ireland ahead of Sunday's derby

Wales are seeking to bounce back after losing 3-0 to England at Wembley last night.

# ireland - Thursday 8 October, 2020

From The42 Baird, Daly, Keenan, Gibson-Park, Byrne, Connors - Ireland's uncapped six Newcomers

Baird, Daly, Keenan, Gibson-Park, Byrne, Connors - Ireland's uncapped six

Andy Farrell’s squad includes six men who will be hoping for their Test debuts later this month.

'As soon as he's had a little dip, he's out of the squad completely, which is harsh'

John Cooney’s omission from the Ireland squad was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

From The42 Byrne included in Ireland's matchday squad, Long and Cullen left out 23-man

Byrne included in Ireland's matchday squad, Long and Cullen left out

Tonight sees the Boys in Green face Slovakia in a one-legged Euro 2020 play-off.

From The42 Farrell includes six uncapped players in Ireland squad as Sexton retains captaincy Fresh Faces

Farrell includes six uncapped players in Ireland squad as Sexton retains captaincy

Ed Byrne, Will Connors, Jamison Gibson-Park, Shane Daly, Hugo Keenan, and Ryan Baird have been included.

# ireland - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

From The42 Ulster scrum-half John Cooney set to miss out on Farrell's Ireland squad Nines

Ulster scrum-half John Cooney set to miss out on Farrell's Ireland squad

The 30-year-old came off the bench three times during the Six Nations earlier this year.

Earls sidelined by back injury as Munster rule Scannell out for two months

Ireland boss Andy Farrell already had several injury concerns ahead of the autumn campaign.

'It's addictive' - Doris determined to continue Ireland rise amidst burgeoning back row battle

The 22-year-old should be included in Andy Farrell’s Six Nations squad this week.

From The42 First start for Ireland next on agenda for 22-year-old Leinster man Kelleher Hooker

First start for Ireland next on agenda for 22-year-old Leinster man Kelleher

The powerful hooker won his first three caps off the bench earlier this year.

# ireland - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Josh Cullen called into Ireland squad for injured Arter after sealing Anderlecht move

Stephen Kenny’s Boys In Green face Slovakia in a crucial Euros play-off semi-final on Thursday.

From The42 'It's one of our targets' - Friend hoping for strong Connacht crop in Ireland squad In The Mix

'It's one of our targets' - Friend hoping for strong Connacht crop in Ireland squad

Kieran Marmion and Jack Carty will hope to be back in the international fold.

From The42 Sexton set to be fit for Six Nations but Deegan's knee injury is 'not minor' Hammy

Sexton set to be fit for Six Nations but Deegan's knee injury is 'not minor'

The 35-year-old was injured during Leinster’s win over the Dragons.

# ireland - Monday 5 October, 2020

From The42 Here is how sport will be impacted after Ireland's move to Level 3 restrictions Development

Here is how sport will be impacted after Ireland's move to Level 3 restrictions

The new measures mean spectators will no longer be allowed in stadiums.

Ireland captain helps Arsenal go top, 'keeper the star in Reading win and Donegal ace on target in Germany

There were plenty of Irish internationals in action in the Women’s Super League and further afield this weekend.

# ireland - Saturday 3 October, 2020

Ireland auditions for Munster and Connacht men as Farrell finalises autumn squad

Munster are away to the Scarlets as Connacht host Glasgow in the Pro14.

Neale Richmond: Government can only do so much, businesses must now prepare for Brexit

Neale Richmond says businesses must be on guard and ready for what Brexit brings, regardless of what comes of the fractured political process.

# ireland - Friday 2 October, 2020

From The42 Sexton removal 'a precaution' but Leinster worried about Deegan knee injury Update

Sexton removal 'a precaution' but Leinster worried about Deegan knee injury

The out-half was replaced after just 23 minutes of the win against the Dragons.