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#Ireland

# ireland - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Leinster's Jack Conan called into Ireland squad as France prep continues
# Update
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# Update

Leinster's Jack Conan called into Ireland squad as France prep continues

Feb 9th 2021, 11:12 AM 12,327 Views 52 Comments

Gavin Coombes has returned to Munster.

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales
# Discipline
From The42
# Discipline

Ireland's O'Mahony to face hearing today following red card against Wales

Feb 9th 2021, 8:40 AM 11,667 Views 47 Comments

The 31-year-old was sent off for making contact with the head of Tomas Francis.

Fraught week for Farrell and Nucifora as Ireland fight to recover against France
# Goals
From The42
# Goals

Fraught week for Farrell and Nucifora as Ireland fight to recover against France

Feb 9th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,909 Views 21 Comments

A home defeat to les Bleus would leave Ireland staring at a miserable Six Nations campaign.

# ireland - Monday 8 February, 2021

'He has been a real bonus for the coaches' - Keenan impresses at 15 for Ireland
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

'He has been a real bonus for the coaches' - Keenan impresses at 15 for Ireland

Feb 8th 2021, 4:42 PM 22,582 Views 34 Comments

The Leinster man’s performance was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Iain Henderson backs Billy Burns to bounce back from his kicking blunder
# Solidarity
From The42
# Solidarity

Iain Henderson backs Billy Burns to bounce back from his kicking blunder

Feb 8th 2021, 12:08 PM 29,542 Views 56 Comments

The Ireland out-half missed touch with the final kick of yesterday’s game – ending Ireland’s hopes of a sensational come-from-behind win.

'A Six Nations is not won on the first day' - Farrell's Ireland turn to France test
# Next Job
From The42
# Next Job

'A Six Nations is not won on the first day' - Farrell's Ireland turn to France test

Updated Feb 8th 2021, 8:23 AM 19,670 Views 32 Comments

An opening-round defeat away to Wales has Ireland on the back foot.

# ireland - Sunday 7 February, 2021

'Other days, you're the hero... It's the life of the number 10'
# Agonising
From The42
# Agonising

'Other days, you're the hero... It's the life of the number 10'

Feb 7th 2021, 9:43 PM 47,715 Views 79 Comments

Johnny Sexton and Andy Farrell stressed that Billy Burns didn’t cost Ireland the game in Cardiff.

'Guys don't do this on purpose' - Farrell backs POM to rebound with Ireland
# Red Card
From The42
# Red Card

'Guys don't do this on purpose' - Farrell backs POM to rebound with Ireland

Feb 7th 2021, 9:14 PM 10,840 Views 30 Comments

The Munster captain was sent off in the 14th minute in Cardiff.

Ireland leave Cardiff feeling a mix of pride, disappointment and regret
# Up And Down
From The42
# Up And Down

Ireland leave Cardiff feeling a mix of pride, disappointment and regret

Feb 7th 2021, 7:00 PM 7,430 Views 24 Comments

Josh van der Flier says he and the seven-man pack felt ‘comfortable’ at half-time, but errors allowed Wales win back control.

'We didn't get the win today but we can be proud of what we did'
# Stander And Deliver
From The42
# Stander And Deliver

'We didn't get the win today but we can be proud of what we did'

Feb 7th 2021, 5:35 PM 10,233 Views 41 Comments

CJ Stander credits his team mates for giving Wales a massive fright today.

How did you rate Ireland's 14-man effort against Wales?
# On Your Marks!
From The42
# On Your Marks!

How did you rate Ireland's 14-man effort against Wales?

Feb 7th 2021, 5:32 PM 55,687 Views 135 Comments

2021 got off to a rough start for Andy Farrell’s side.

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card
# Man Down
From The42
# Man Down

Ireland battle in Cardiff defeat but fail to overcome early O'Mahony red card

Feb 7th 2021, 5:14 PM 39,562 Views 230 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men racked up a big error count in the second half as they came up short.

Watch: Peter O'Mahony picks up early red card against Wales
# RED
From The42
# RED

Watch: Peter O'Mahony picks up early red card against Wales

Feb 7th 2021, 3:38 PM 13,426 Views 48 Comments

The back row was sent off with just 13 minutes on the clock in Ireland’s Six Nations campaign.

As it happened: Wales see off 14 man Ireland
# Regrets
From The42
# Regrets

As it happened: Wales see off 14 man Ireland

Feb 7th 2021, 2:09 PM 65,526 Views 91 Comments

Ireland kick off their Six Nations campaign with a 21-16 defeat to Wales after Peter O’Mahony gets red carded.

Ireland told be on guard against George North's threat
# Dangerman
From The42
# Dangerman

Ireland told be on guard against George North's threat

Feb 7th 2021, 8:51 AM 7,380 Views 7 Comments

The Welshman has had success against Ireland in the past.

Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales
# Talking Points
From The42
# Talking Points

Five key questions ahead of Ireland's Six Nations opener against Wales

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 9,161 Views 2 Comments

We look at the big issues as Andy Farrell’s Ireland kick off their 2021 campaign in Cardiff.

# ireland - Saturday 6 February, 2021

'We have to be better, full stop,' says Wales coach Jenkins
# Dragon Fire
From The42
# Dragon Fire

'We have to be better, full stop,' says Wales coach Jenkins

Feb 6th 2021, 7:20 PM 5,677 Views 4 Comments

Wales take on Ireland tomorrow after slumping to seven defeats from 10 games in 2020.

‘What in the name of Jaysus were we doing going into a warzone to play rugby?’
# Cult Hero
From The42
# Cult Hero

‘What in the name of Jaysus were we doing going into a warzone to play rugby?’

Feb 6th 2021, 10:09 AM 47,843 Views 23 Comments

Noel Mannion is best remembered for his iconic try against Wales in 1989 – but his fondest memories come from crossing the border to play in Ulster.

# ireland - Friday 5 February, 2021

'It is going to be a war of attrition. We have not won there since 2013'
# Poke The Dragon
From The42
# Poke The Dragon

'It is going to be a war of attrition. We have not won there since 2013'

Feb 5th 2021, 8:01 PM 26,393 Views 23 Comments

Andy Farrell says criticism of Welsh team is unfair.

James Lowe gets the nod as Ireland name their team for Six Nations opener
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

James Lowe gets the nod as Ireland name their team for Six Nations opener

Feb 5th 2021, 11:17 AM 48,240 Views 103 Comments

Andy Farrell has opted for five Leinster backs in his starting XV while Josh Van Der Flier gets selected at openside.

Poll: Who do you think will be crowned 2021 Six Nations champions?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will be crowned 2021 Six Nations champions?

Feb 5th 2021, 7:45 AM 6,795 Views 5 Comments

The tournament starts this weekend in Rome, London and Cardiff.

# ireland - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Van der Flier set to start for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Wales
# Back Row
From The42
# Back Row

Van der Flier set to start for Ireland in Six Nations clash with Wales

Feb 4th 2021, 9:55 PM 38,208 Views 41 Comments

The 27-year-old is set to team up with CJ Stander and Peter O’Mahony.

‘I was blown away by the home anthem’: Fans share their stadium memories of Ireland v Wales clashes
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

‘I was blown away by the home anthem’: Fans share their stadium memories of Ireland v Wales clashes

Feb 4th 2021, 9:30 AM 3,755 Views 1 Comment

We’re kicking off a new series ‘Hear The Roar’ with our Six Nations coverage sponsor William Hill.

# ireland - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Major blow for Wales as wing Adams sent home for breaching Covid protocols
# Key Man
From The42
# Key Man

Major blow for Wales as wing Adams sent home for breaching Covid protocols

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:18 PM 8,615 Views 2 Comments

The 25-year-old was the top try-scorer at the 2019 World Cup.

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training
# Good To Go
From The42
# Good To Go

Ireland skipper Sexton fit for Wales game after return to full training

Feb 3rd 2021, 4:13 PM 4,638 Views 18 Comments

The 35-year-old has recovered from a hamstring issue.

O'Mahony enjoying chances to show 'the skills and the football' for Ireland
# Wide Role
From The42
# Wide Role

O'Mahony enjoying chances to show 'the skills and the football' for Ireland

Feb 3rd 2021, 3:31 PM 6,199 Views 6 Comments

The Munster man is often tasked with holding width in Ireland’s attacking shape.

# ireland - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

Injury blow for Ireland as number eight Doris ruled out of Wales clash

Feb 2nd 2021, 3:16 PM 26,077 Views 46 Comments

Quinn Roux has also picked up an injury, while Gavin Coombes and Ryan Baird join the squad.

IRFU had 'preliminary' discussions about a joint bid to host the 2031 World Cup
# RWC31
From The42
# RWC31

IRFU had 'preliminary' discussions about a joint bid to host the 2031 World Cup

Feb 2nd 2021, 9:36 AM 14,597 Views 22 Comments

An RFU spokesperson said a bid with Ireland, Scotland, and Wales was being considered.

# ireland - Monday 1 February, 2021

Familiar faces seem likely to lead the charge for Farrell's Ireland in Cardiff
# Ireland
From The42
# Ireland

Familiar faces seem likely to lead the charge for Farrell's Ireland in Cardiff

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 8:03 PM 25,078 Views 60 Comments

The Ireland boss will feel many of his key men are in good form coming into this Six Nations.

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines
# Article 16
# Article 16

Timeline: How the EU provoked anger in Ireland and the UK with plans for a hard border for vaccines

Feb 1st 2021, 6:05 PM 22,758 Views 30 Comments

The proposal caused outcry on both sides of the Irish Sea.

Tottenham and Ireland striker Parrott drops down a division in new loan move
# Fly Away
From The42
# Fly Away

Tottenham and Ireland striker Parrott drops down a division in new loan move

Feb 1st 2021, 2:42 PM 43,772 Views 32 Comments

The 18-year-old heads to Ipswich Town after his Millwall spell was cut short.

# ireland - Saturday 30 January, 2021

'There’s been a bit of craic with Killer saying that the Ardscoil lads are back'
# Obsession
From The42
# Obsession

'There’s been a bit of craic with Killer saying that the Ardscoil lads are back'

Jan 30th 2021, 7:00 AM 36,580 Views 4 Comments

Craig Casey is eager to earn his first Ireland cap.

# ireland - Friday 29 January, 2021

'His athleticism is ridiculous but he can also pack a scrum' - Beirne pushes for Ireland start
# Form
From The42
# Form

'His athleticism is ridiculous but he can also pack a scrum' - Beirne pushes for Ireland start

Updated Jan 29th 2021, 9:38 PM 26,955 Views 21 Comments

The Munster lock has been in excellent form in recent months.

New Zealand face Australia in 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup opener, as Ireland sit tight
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

New Zealand face Australia in 2021 Women's Rugby World Cup opener, as Ireland sit tight

Jan 29th 2021, 10:31 AM 3,094 Views 1 Comment

Adam Griggs’ side are yet to qualify amidst uncertainty due to the pandemic.

# ireland - Thursday 28 January, 2021

Farrell excited by 'great squad' and backs those lacking game time to get up to speed
# Optimism
From The42
# Optimism

Farrell excited by 'great squad' and backs those lacking game time to get up to speed

Jan 28th 2021, 7:15 AM 3,712 Views 5 Comments

The head coach believes he has named a strong squad even if several players are short of game time

Sexton spots 'good omens' for Ireland as captain closes in on 100 caps
# Wrongs To Right
From The42
# Wrongs To Right

Sexton spots 'good omens' for Ireland as captain closes in on 100 caps

Jan 28th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,674 Views 6 Comments

The 35-year-old believes Ireland are in good condition to make a dent in 2021.

Ireland still open to prospect of Porter switching to loosehead as Furlong returns
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Ireland still open to prospect of Porter switching to loosehead as Furlong returns

Jan 28th 2021, 6:00 AM 6,080 Views 18 Comments

The 25-year-old has been crucial at tighthead for Leinster and Ireland in the past six months.

# ireland - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Alun Wyn Jones set to be fit for Wales’ Six Nations opener against Ireland
# Keeping Up With Jones
From The42
# Keeping Up With Jones

Alun Wyn Jones set to be fit for Wales’ Six Nations opener against Ireland

Jan 27th 2021, 3:26 PM 2,178 Views 2 Comments

The Wales captain has not played since December.

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star
# 2020 Survey
From The42
# 2020 Survey

Dublin voted Team of the Year while Katie Taylor is again Ireland's most admired sports star

Updated Jan 27th 2021, 12:07 PM 17,691 Views 42 Comments

Taylor’s win over Delfine Persoon was voted the most memorable sporting moment.

# ireland - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Sublime Rashid helps Afghanistan secure 3-0 whitewash over Ireland
# Clean Sweep
From The42
# Clean Sweep

Sublime Rashid helps Afghanistan secure 3-0 whitewash over Ireland

Jan 26th 2021, 3:25 PM 1,970 Views 3 Comments

Ireland suffered a 36-run loss in the third one-day international in Abu Dhabi today.