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#Irish Abroad

# 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

Thu 4:11 PM 7,052 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 22,272 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 12,330 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 17,911 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
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# Irish Abroad

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

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:04 AM 22,901 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 36,222 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
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# Wrap

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

May 2nd 2021, 8:18 PM 2,578 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 45,273 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 13,292 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 17,157 Views 7 Comments

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

# irish-abroad - Monday 29 March, 2021

Top 14 side Clermont confirm the signing of JJ Hanrahan from Munster
# Au Revoir
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# Au Revoir

Top 14 side Clermont confirm the signing of JJ Hanrahan from Munster

Mar 29th 2021, 9:44 AM 11,363 Views 21 Comments

The 28-year-old will move to France at the end of the season.

# irish-abroad - Monday 22 March, 2021

Former Ireland U19 international Cotter released by Ipswich Town
# Free Agent
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# Free Agent

Former Ireland U19 international Cotter released by Ipswich Town

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:02 PM 8,600 Views 1 Comment

The former Limerick FC man made just four appearances for the League One outfit

# irish-abroad - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Ireland striker scores winner on restart as Köln stay top in Germany
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# Irish Abroad

Ireland striker scores winner on restart as Köln stay top in Germany

Mar 21st 2021, 4:16 PM 5,648 Views 1 Comment

Amber Barrett was in impressive form earlier today.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

21-year-old Irish wing Barrett earns new contract with Top 14 club Pau
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

21-year-old Irish wing Barrett earns new contract with Top 14 club Pau

Mar 17th 2021, 5:02 PM 12,372 Views 8 Comments

The former Ireland U19 wing scored his first Top 14 try in January.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'

Mar 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 21,918 Views 2 Comments

22-year-old Irish wing Angus Kernohan is now playing with Ealing in the English Championship.

# irish-abroad - Friday 26 February, 2021

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Feb 26th 2021, 8:07 AM 14,246 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

# irish-abroad - Monday 22 February, 2021

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:26 PM 15,149 Views 8 Comments

34-year-old Rob Kearney impressed for the Force in their defeat to the Brumbies.

# irish-abroad - Friday 19 February, 2021

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short
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# Irish Abroad

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short

Feb 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,553 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney became the oldest outfield player ever to make his Super Rugby bow as the Brumbies displayed their superiority in Perth.

# irish-abroad - Monday 15 February, 2021

Galway man Heffernan signs with Northampton Saints
# Exiles
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# Exiles

Galway man Heffernan signs with Northampton Saints

Feb 15th 2021, 4:49 PM 13,663 Views 3 Comments

The tighthead will soon be playing Premiership rugby.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Considine suffers suspected concussion in AFLW game after 'dangerous tackle'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Considine suffers suspected concussion in AFLW game after 'dangerous tackle'

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 7:01 PM 12,690 Views 1 Comment

Elsewgere in the AFLW action, Orla O’Dwyer helped Brisbane blitz Gold Coast.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Rowe and Sheridan help Collingwood to maintain perfect start
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Rowe and Sheridan help Collingwood to maintain perfect start

Feb 6th 2021, 11:32 AM 8,260 Views 1 Comment

Sinead Goldrick’s Melbourne side are also two wins from two in the new season.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales

Feb 4th 2021, 2:45 PM 18,341 Views 26 Comments

The 19-year-old captained the Leinster at U19s and has played for the province’s A team.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Anderlecht allay concerns over injury to Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen
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# Irish Abroad

Anderlecht allay concerns over injury to Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:19 PM 5,926 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old is recovering from an ankle injury he sustained while playing for the Belgian club.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 24 January, 2021

'People probably think we're a bit obsessed. Sometimes you have to be'
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# Irish Abroad

'People probably think we're a bit obsessed. Sometimes you have to be'

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,986 Views 0 Comments

Collingwood’s Irish duo, Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan, are gearing up for another big season in Australia.

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'
# Next Chapter
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# Next Chapter

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'

Jan 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,990 Views 5 Comments

Brendan Macken has retired at the age of 29 after a career with Leinster, Wasps, and London Irish.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction
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# Irish On Film

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 17,895 Views 37 Comments

Dr Seán Crosson of NUI Galway looks at the treatment of historical Irish figures on film and says history will often suffer at the hands of dramatic effect.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
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# Irish Abroad

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'

Jan 21st 2021, 9:29 PM 34,758 Views 8 Comments

Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.

# irish-abroad - Monday 18 January, 2021

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season
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# Irish Abroad

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season

Jan 18th 2021, 1:10 PM 8,791 Views 13 Comments

The experienced 33-year-old recently left Italian club Benetton.

# irish-abroad - Monday 4 January, 2021

Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont
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# Irish Abroad

Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont

Jan 4th 2021, 9:08 AM 13,700 Views 7 Comments

The Cork man gathered Finn Russell’s cross-field kick to seal the victory.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders
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# Irish Abroad

Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 13,275 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old was formerly part of the Ulster academy.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

US-qualified out-half Luke Carty signs for the Los Angeles Giltinis
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

US-qualified out-half Luke Carty signs for the Los Angeles Giltinis

Dec 15th 2020, 11:57 AM 14,166 Views 13 Comments

The former Connacht academy man is now hoping to push his career forward in America.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Referendum on vote in presidential elections among key priorities in new diaspora strategy
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Referendum on vote in presidential elections among key priorities in new diaspora strategy

Nov 18th 2020, 6:21 PM 17,666 Views 27 Comments

Addressing barriers facing emigrants who are returning home is another key commitment in the strategy.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'Part of me was thinking, 'You're working in a Test match against the All Blacks''
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'Part of me was thinking, 'You're working in a Test match against the All Blacks''

Nov 15th 2020, 10:00 AM 42,662 Views 1 Comment

Cobh man Shane Lehane has joined the Wallabies set-up in recent months.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 14 November, 2020

'This is something to be grasped around the world, it could be a massive success'
# 85s
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# 85s

'This is something to be grasped around the world, it could be a massive success'

Nov 14th 2020, 7:45 AM 10,858 Views 1 Comment

Irishman Declan Bannon coached the Eden Lizards to a national under 85kg rugby title in New Zealand.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol
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# Irish Abroad

Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol

Nov 10th 2020, 11:17 AM 9,565 Views 4 Comments

The Irish pair have signed new one-year deals ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing
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# Irish Abroad

Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing

Oct 17th 2020, 8:08 PM 14,418 Views 12 Comments

Gareth Steenson and Ian Whitten have been key men in the English club’s rise.

Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success

Oct 17th 2020, 3:09 PM 13,298 Views 4 Comments

The likes of Conor McPhillips and John Muldoon have been influential behind the scenes.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 4 October, 2020

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'

Oct 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,837 Views 11 Comments

27-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne has found a new lease of life with Pat Lam’s Bristol.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Irishman Maguire involved against Leinster after earning short-term deal in Dragons
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# Irish Abroad

Irishman Maguire involved against Leinster after earning short-term deal in Dragons

Oct 1st 2020, 4:15 PM 10,173 Views 0 Comments

The loosehead prop was part of Leinster’s training squad earlier this year.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars
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# Attack

Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars

Sep 30th 2020, 7:00 PM 5,918 Views 3 Comments

The 43-year-old has earned an ever-growing reputation in French rugby.

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