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#Irish Abroad

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

Cronin, Ryan, Byrne, O'Brien - Irish players set for big Premiership season
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# Irish Abroad

Cronin, Ryan, Byrne, O'Brien - Irish players set for big Premiership season

Updated Sep 7th 2022, 8:02 PM 29,912 Views 6 Comments

The English top flight returns this weekend with a big crop of Irishmen involved.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 3 September, 2022

'It has gone in the blink of an eye. English is nearly my second language'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It has gone in the blink of an eye. English is nearly my second language'

Sep 3rd 2022, 8:00 AM 57,027 Views 3 Comments

Toulon forwards coach James Coughlan is heading into his ninth season in French rugby.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

O'Gara, Dillane, Arnold - Irish interest aplenty as the Top 14 gets underway
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# Irish Abroad

O'Gara, Dillane, Arnold - Irish interest aplenty as the Top 14 gets underway

Aug 30th 2022, 12:03 PM 19,767 Views 2 Comments

ROG and Donnacha Ryan are aiming for more success with La Rochelle.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Irish players set for key roles as France's second tier kicks off tomorrow
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# Irish Abroad

Irish players set for key roles as France's second tier kicks off tomorrow

Aug 24th 2022, 7:00 PM 14,608 Views 2 Comments

The likes of Darren Sweetnam, Eoghan Masterson, and Dave O’Callaghan play in the Pro D2.

# irish-abroad - Friday 1 July, 2022

La Rochelle officially confirm the signing of Ireland international Ultan Dillane
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# Irish Abroad

La Rochelle officially confirm the signing of Ireland international Ultan Dillane

Jul 1st 2022, 4:50 PM 13,851 Views 4 Comments

The 28-year-old has signed a two-year deal with Ronan O’Gara’s side.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Irish centre Peter Robb to join Ealing Trailfinders
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# Irish Abroad

Irish centre Peter Robb to join Ealing Trailfinders

Jun 29th 2022, 1:02 PM 11,918 Views 6 Comments

The 27-year-old moves to the English Championship club after seven years with Connacht.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 25 June, 2022

'The lads have been slagging me saying I've got more clubs than Tiger Woods!'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'The lads have been slagging me saying I've got more clubs than Tiger Woods!'

Jun 25th 2022, 7:30 AM 26,902 Views 2 Comments

Ex-Ireland U20 hooker Sean McNulty is part of the Seattle squad aiming for MLR glory today.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Ireland-capped Niyi Adeolokun to leave Bristol at the end of the season
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Ireland-capped Niyi Adeolokun to leave Bristol at the end of the season

May 17th 2022, 10:44 AM 13,354 Views 0 Comments

Kilkenny man Martin Mulhall is joining Pat Lam’s squad this summer.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 15 May, 2022

Irish influence strong as La Rochelle and Racing bid for place against Leinster
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Irish influence strong as La Rochelle and Racing bid for place against Leinster

May 15th 2022, 9:25 AM 19,201 Views 5 Comments

Ronan O’Gara, Mike Prendergast, and Donnacha Ryan are all coaching in France.

# irish-abroad - Monday 18 April, 2022

'It was a massive opportunity but I knew it was a life-changer. I've no regrets'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It was a massive opportunity but I knew it was a life-changer. I've no regrets'

Apr 18th 2022, 8:00 AM 46,578 Views 7 Comments

22-year-old Cork man Eoghan Barrett has been making excellent progress with Pau in France.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Stephanie Meadow moves up the leaderboard, Padraig Harrington slips back
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Stephanie Meadow moves up the leaderboard, Padraig Harrington slips back

Apr 3rd 2022, 9:45 AM 5,407 Views 0 Comments

There was disappointment for Leona Maguire and Padraig Harrington who both slipped down the leaderboard.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 20 March, 2022

Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany
# Flying The Flag
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# Flying The Flag

Irish disappointment as Chelsea and City reach FA Cup semi-finals, Barrett brilliant in Germany

Mar 20th 2022, 6:38 PM 4,124 Views 1 Comment

Super sub Amber Barrett scored two and assisted one as FC Koln all but secured their place in the Frauen-Bundesliga for another year.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 24 February, 2022

Noel Reid signs for London Irish on short-term deal
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# Irish Abroad

Noel Reid signs for London Irish on short-term deal

Feb 24th 2022, 5:30 PM 16,758 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year old has been signed as injury cover for out-half Rory Jennings.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 16 February, 2022

Ex-Munster man Flannery handed permanent contract at Harlequins
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Ex-Munster man Flannery handed permanent contract at Harlequins

Feb 16th 2022, 9:47 AM 21,342 Views 9 Comments

The former Ireland hooker joined the Premiership club in 2020.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 5 February, 2022

Michael Obafemi header guides Swansea to victory but Wes Hoolahan's FA Cup dream dies
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Michael Obafemi header guides Swansea to victory but Wes Hoolahan's FA Cup dream dies

Feb 5th 2022, 7:49 PM 5,709 Views 0 Comments

Irish international striker’s 16th-minute header was enough to claim all three points – but Wes Hoolahan’s Cambridge United lost to Luton Town.

Debuts for Jamie McGrath, Jeff Hendrick and Crystal Palace's 19-year-old Irish whizz-kid
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Debuts for Jamie McGrath, Jeff Hendrick and Crystal Palace's 19-year-old Irish whizz-kid

Feb 5th 2022, 5:42 PM 17,061 Views 3 Comments

Tayo Adaramola made his first appearance for the Eagles in their FA Cup win over Hartlepool.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 23 January, 2022

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It’s nowhere near as PC as normal jobs. You get to run around and hit people'

Jan 23rd 2022, 8:00 AM 24,132 Views 1 Comment

Conor Carey’s career has taken him from Ulster to Connacht and on to Northampton Saints.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Michael Bradley sacked as head coach of Italian club Zebre
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Michael Bradley sacked as head coach of Italian club Zebre

Jan 4th 2022, 3:35 PM 13,767 Views 7 Comments

The former Ireland international joined the club in 2017.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

O'Gara's La Rochelle jump up to fourth in the Top 14 heading into 2022
# ROG
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# ROG

O'Gara's La Rochelle jump up to fourth in the Top 14 heading into 2022

Dec 28th 2021, 9:33 AM 11,314 Views 0 Comments

Forwards coach Donnacha Ryan will have been happy with their 25-3 win over Lyon last night.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

'The days of the heavy, slow neanderthal are gone. The game is too fast'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'The days of the heavy, slow neanderthal are gone. The game is too fast'

Dec 8th 2021, 8:00 PM 13,683 Views 1 Comment

Brendan Whelan was part of the Wallabies’ tour of Europe last month.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 18 November, 2021

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate
# Covid Cert
# Covid Cert

Irish passport holders vaccinated outside the EU can now apply for an EU Covid Certificate

Nov 18th 2021, 5:54 PM 23,711 Views 21 Comments

Adults who hold an Irish passport and are vaccinated with one of the four EMA approved vaccines can apply.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 7 November, 2021

Moloney's Reading see off Irish-heavy Birmingham, Jarrett on target in the Championship
# Irish Eye
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# Irish Eye

Moloney's Reading see off Irish-heavy Birmingham, Jarrett on target in the Championship

Nov 7th 2021, 4:26 PM 1,932 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile in Scotland, Niamh Farrelly scored again for Glasgow City.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 6 November, 2021

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'
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# Irish Abroad

'I was certainly quite a rare item in Japan at 6ft 5ins with red hair'

Nov 6th 2021, 7:00 AM 36,719 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Mark Egan had great success as a rugby player in Japan and now works for the JRFU.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'
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# Irish Abroad

'I missed being on the grass, the day-to-day coaching, and the challenge'

Updated Oct 26th 2021, 8:03 PM 25,700 Views 4 Comments

Noel McNamara is thriving in his new role with the Sharks after joining from Leinster.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 14 October, 2021

'You can't just say 'Leinster are the best, let's copy Leinster''
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'You can't just say 'Leinster are the best, let's copy Leinster''

Oct 14th 2021, 8:30 PM 10,697 Views 3 Comments

Hugh Hogan will face his native province as defence coach of the Scarlets this weekend.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 13 October, 2021

The Mallow man working with Benetton via a stint in Westside Barbell
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# Irish Abroad

The Mallow man working with Benetton via a stint in Westside Barbell

Oct 13th 2021, 8:08 PM 6,982 Views 2 Comments

Jim Molony spent time in Munster and Connacht’s S&C programmes before heading abroad.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

'My hope is that the door would be open in Connacht at some stage'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'My hope is that the door would be open in Connacht at some stage'

Oct 12th 2021, 2:53 PM 14,621 Views 1 Comment

Nigel Carolan has taken on a new challenge as attack coach for the Glasgow Warriors.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Irish coaches abroad add another layer of interest for new URC season
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# Irish Abroad

Irish coaches abroad add another layer of interest for new URC season

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:36 AM 18,978 Views 5 Comments

Nigel Carolan, Hugh Hogan, and Noel McNamara moved abroad over the summer.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

'It has been nice to live and breathe rugby to the extent I can'
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# Irish Abroad

'It has been nice to live and breathe rugby to the extent I can'

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:30 AM 3,919 Views 0 Comments

Edel McMahon has pushed her game forward with Wasps over in England.

# irish-abroad - Monday 2 August, 2021

Irish quartet help the LA Giltinis to Major League Rugby title
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# Irish Abroad

Irish quartet help the LA Giltinis to Major League Rugby title

Aug 2nd 2021, 10:25 AM 15,208 Views 0 Comments

Luke Carty, Sean McNulty, Sean O’Brien, and Harry McNulty all featured this season.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 22 July, 2021

Leinster assistant Hugh Hogan joins Scarlets as defence coach
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# Irish Abroad

Leinster assistant Hugh Hogan joins Scarlets as defence coach

Jul 22nd 2021, 4:11 PM 7,249 Views 5 Comments

Hogan is the latest young Irish coach to head abroad.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 8 July, 2021

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'
# Buccaneer
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# Buccaneer

'If you told me a year ago I'd be playing against Ireland, I'd have said you were lying'

Jul 8th 2021, 7:30 PM 22,546 Views 1 Comment

23-year-old Athlone man Luke Carty made his debut for the US last weekend.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 26 June, 2021

James Cronin set to join Biarritz in the Top 14 after leaving Munster
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# Irish Abroad

James Cronin set to join Biarritz in the Top 14 after leaving Munster

Jun 26th 2021, 2:14 PM 12,564 Views 9 Comments

The 30-year-old Ireland international is set for a move to France.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Leinster academy boss McNamara set for move to South Africa's Sharks
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# Irish Abroad

Leinster academy boss McNamara set for move to South Africa's Sharks

Jun 23rd 2021, 11:45 AM 18,048 Views 21 Comments

The former Ireland U20s head coach will be part of the United Rugby Championship next season.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Exeter confirm the signing of centre Sean O'Brien from Connacht
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Exeter confirm the signing of centre Sean O'Brien from Connacht

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:04 AM 23,159 Views 20 Comments

The 23-year-old had impressed for the western province in recent times.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 29 May, 2021

'It's as close as you'll get in the US to the Munster or Leinster set-up'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It's as close as you'll get in the US to the Munster or Leinster set-up'

May 29th 2021, 10:00 AM 36,774 Views 3 Comments

Mark O’Keeffe is in excellent form for Rugby ATL in Major League Rugby.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Ireland captain McCabe involved in both goals as Arsenal virtually seal Champions League football
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Ireland captain McCabe involved in both goals as Arsenal virtually seal Champions League football

May 2nd 2021, 8:18 PM 2,654 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner scored one and won a last-gasp penalty penalty on a big day of top-flight action across the water.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 3 April, 2021

'He's one of the great players in the history of the club... the definition of a warrior'
# Barnhall Bruiser
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# Barnhall Bruiser

'He's one of the great players in the history of the club... the definition of a warrior'

Apr 3rd 2021, 8:00 AM 47,422 Views 23 Comments

Trevor Brennan made a massive success of his move to Toulouse and remains part of the club’s fabric.

# irish-abroad - Friday 2 April, 2021

Ireland U18 international Karl Martin signs for Top 14 club Montpellier
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# Irish Abroad

Ireland U18 international Karl Martin signs for Top 14 club Montpellier

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:43 PM 14,204 Views 4 Comments

The Drogheda man will pursue a professional career in France.

'The Pro14 hasn't been competitive outside the Irish teams. It's the worst I have seen it'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'The Pro14 hasn't been competitive outside the Irish teams. It's the worst I have seen it'

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:49 AM 17,234 Views 7 Comments

Former Munster man Jerry Flannery is now in charge of the Harlequins defence.

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