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#Irish Abroad

# 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 10,188 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
# Attack
From The42
# Attack

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

Sep 30th 2020, 7:00 PM 5,929 Views 3 Comments

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

# irish-abroad - Monday 28 September, 2020

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines
# Donners
From The42
# Donners

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 43,535 Views 38 Comments

The Tipperary man came in for big praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Late Russell magic sees Racing past Saracens and into Champions Cup final
# Finalists
From The42
# Finalists

Late Russell magic sees Racing past Saracens and into Champions Cup final

Sep 26th 2020, 3:02 PM 21,063 Views 33 Comments

Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan started for the French club, who won with Juan Imhoff’s 76th-minute try.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:00 PM 12,173 Views 9 Comments

Simon Zebo made his return from injury last weekend as Racing secured a Champions Cup semi-final.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:35 PM 11,694 Views 21 Comments

The French club’s attack coach is enjoying working with compatriots Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Ryan shines for Racing, Copeland's debut, and Kidney's Exiles struggle
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ryan shines for Racing, Copeland's debut, and Kidney's Exiles struggle

Sep 8th 2020, 11:33 AM 14,100 Views 25 Comments

Jeremy Davidson’s Brive are leading the Top 14 after the opening round.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 6 September, 2020

'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'

Sep 6th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,806 Views 11 Comments

Jerry Flannery is back in the professional game as lineout coach with Premiership club Harlequins.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read

Sep 1st 2020, 10:19 AM 7,953 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old Sligo man first moved to New Zealand last year.

# irish-abroad - Friday 28 August, 2020

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down

Aug 28th 2020, 2:52 PM 7,721 Views 4 Comments

The win kept the Cats at the top of the standings and in fine form for another tilt at the title.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals
# Familiar Faces
From The42
# Familiar Faces

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals

Aug 27th 2020, 10:21 AM 10,960 Views 8 Comments

The wing and loosehead prop have signed on until the end of the 2019/20 season.

Ex-Ulster lock Jack Regan named in Mitre 10 Cup squad in New Zealand
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ulster lock Jack Regan named in Mitre 10 Cup squad in New Zealand

Aug 27th 2020, 9:39 AM 8,187 Views 5 Comments

The 23-year-old is part of the Otago set-up for the upcoming Kiwi competition.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Irish players involved as English Premiership has first midweek games
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish players involved as English Premiership has first midweek games

Aug 26th 2020, 10:50 AM 6,890 Views 10 Comments

36-year-old Gareth Steenson helped Rob Baxter’s Exeter to victory last night.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 23 August, 2020

'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'

Aug 23rd 2020, 8:00 AM 42,215 Views 2 Comments

20-year-old hooker Billy Scannell is heading into his second season with Biarritz in France.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Ex-Ulster back row Montgomery makes Premiership debut for Worcester
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ulster back row Montgomery makes Premiership debut for Worcester

Aug 22nd 2020, 4:40 PM 6,493 Views 2 Comments

Former Ireland U20 centre Oli Morris also featured in the defeat to Wasps.

# irish-abroad - Monday 10 August, 2020

Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians drawn in Europa League against sides from Finland and Hungary
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians drawn in Europa League against sides from Finland and Hungary

Aug 10th 2020, 1:11 PM 5,168 Views 0 Comments

Derry City will meet Lithuanian side Riterai.

# irish-abroad - Friday 7 August, 2020

Scrum-half Stafford joins Premiership club Harlequins after leaving Munster
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Scrum-half Stafford joins Premiership club Harlequins after leaving Munster

Aug 7th 2020, 3:13 PM 11,847 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old has signed on for the rest of the 2019/20 Premiership season.

# irish-abroad - Monday 27 July, 2020

Ex-Ireland U20 prop Trenier signs for Premiership club Harlequins
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland U20 prop Trenier signs for Premiership club Harlequins

Jul 27th 2020, 12:50 PM 7,922 Views 4 Comments

The 26-year-old tighthead has spent the past three seasons in the Championship.

# irish-abroad - Monday 6 July, 2020

Irish lock O'Shea signs for French Pro D2 club after leaving Munster
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish lock O'Shea signs for French Pro D2 club after leaving Munster

Jul 6th 2020, 11:26 AM 9,949 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old has agreed to a two-year deal with Vannes.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Four Republic of Ireland internationals start as Burnley host Sheff Utd
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Four Republic of Ireland internationals start as Burnley host Sheff Utd

Jul 5th 2020, 11:24 AM 8,102 Views 7 Comments

Both clubs have confirmed their starting teams for the clash at Turf Moor.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Contrasting emotions for Irish stars in Germany as Barrett's winner not enough to save Köln from relegation
# Heartbreak Hotel
From The42
# Heartbreak Hotel

Contrasting emotions for Irish stars in Germany as Barrett's winner not enough to save Köln from relegation

Jun 28th 2020, 5:43 PM 3,030 Views 0 Comments

A win over Diane Caldwell’s SC Sand ultimately made no odds, while Claire O’Riordan’s MSV Duisburg survived the drop.

# irish-abroad - Friday 26 June, 2020

Irish hooker Bryan Byrne joins Pat Lam's Bristol on permanent basis
# Bears
From The42
# Bears

Irish hooker Bryan Byrne joins Pat Lam's Bristol on permanent basis

Jun 26th 2020, 10:21 AM 6,672 Views 17 Comments

The 26-year-old was with the Premiership club on loan from Leinster before the lockdown.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

21-year-old Daniel Brennan promoted to Montpellier's senior squad
# Irlandais
From The42
# Irlandais

21-year-old Daniel Brennan promoted to Montpellier's senior squad

Jun 23rd 2020, 2:16 PM 10,606 Views 20 Comments

The former France U20 international has already played in the Top 14 and Champions Cup.

# irish-abroad - Monday 15 June, 2020

'I didn't want to be in the game just for the sake of saying I'm a pro rugby player'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I didn't want to be in the game just for the sake of saying I'm a pro rugby player'

Updated Jun 15th 2020, 8:03 PM 23,190 Views 4 Comments

Ricky Andrew played for Ulster 21 times but now coaches and plays in Valencia in Spain.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 13 June, 2020

'This move happened at the right time but I got such a good grounding in Munster'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'This move happened at the right time but I got such a good grounding in Munster'

Jun 13th 2020, 10:00 AM 27,346 Views 7 Comments

Back row Dave O’Callaghan is a year into his time with French club Biarritz.

# irish-abroad - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

'The Championship is struggling... I've seen people get really screwed over'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'The Championship is struggling... I've seen people get really screwed over'

May 27th 2020, 7:35 PM 19,392 Views 1 Comment

Mark Best spent two years on a development contract with Ulster but never got a senior debut.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'I'd love to get into an academy somewhere because I want to play pro rugby'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I'd love to get into an academy somewhere because I want to play pro rugby'

Updated May 21st 2020, 8:00 PM 18,058 Views 9 Comments

19-year-old Dublin native Karl Keane is part of the USA U20s squad.

# irish-abroad - Monday 18 May, 2020

Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal
# Au Revoir
From The42
# Au Revoir

Connacht's Robin Copeland signs for French club on a three-year deal

May 18th 2020, 7:16 PM 13,900 Views 12 Comments

The 32-year-old will join Soyaux Angoulême XV Charente next season.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 17 May, 2020

'We were getting relegated, everything had gone to sh*t. I was done'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'We were getting relegated, everything had gone to sh*t. I was done'

May 17th 2020, 7:45 AM 11,558 Views 1 Comment

Ruairí Cushion played in the Championship for six years and now coaches with Exeter.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 10 May, 2020

'That was my dream... Munster was and still is the jersey I want to put on one day'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'That was my dream... Munster was and still is the jersey I want to put on one day'

May 10th 2020, 8:00 AM 48,762 Views 6 Comments

24-year-old second row Ciaran O’Flynn was born and bred near Bordeaux in France.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 30 April, 2020

'Any job I did, no matter how big or small, was a test of my character and ability'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'Any job I did, no matter how big or small, was a test of my character and ability'

Apr 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 19,376 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Owen Tarrant has worked with the Chiefs in New Zealand and is now with the Kobelco Steelers in Japan.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

'Leicester is a very hard-nosed, tough, working-class environment'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'Leicester is a very hard-nosed, tough, working-class environment'

Apr 28th 2020, 7:30 PM 16,364 Views 2 Comments

Cobh man Shane Lehane is now head of S&C for the Melbourne Rebels after more than five years with the Tigers.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 26 April, 2020

'The boundaries are limitless' - Irishman Kingsley finds his kicking calling
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'The boundaries are limitless' - Irishman Kingsley finds his kicking calling

Apr 26th 2020, 4:30 PM 18,884 Views 2 Comments

The Portlaoise man is skills and kicking coach with the Dragons.

# irish-abroad - Friday 24 April, 2020

'It's easy to get toxic. You're with other lads who can also be in a negative zone'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It's easy to get toxic. You're with other lads who can also be in a negative zone'

Updated Apr 24th 2020, 8:10 PM 24,614 Views 4 Comments

Eoghan Grace had spells with Munster, Exeter and Connacht during his playing days.

# irish-abroad - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Ireland will not forget its citizens abroad during this Covid-19 pandemic
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Ireland will not forget its citizens abroad during this Covid-19 pandemic

Apr 11th 2020, 3:00 PM 30,118 Views 33 Comments

Minister for the Diaspora Ciarán Cannon says Irish people living abroad must be helped feel part of a community.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 7 April, 2020

Financial assistance available for Irish citizens struggling to afford commercial flights home, says Coveney
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Financial assistance available for Irish citizens struggling to afford commercial flights home, says Coveney

Apr 7th 2020, 1:07 PM 18,536 Views 27 Comments

Ireland is undertaking the ‘biggest repatriation effort in the history of the state’ said the Tánaiste.

# irish-abroad - Thursday 2 April, 2020

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I've seen plenty of guys being spat out of the game because of that'

Apr 2nd 2020, 8:30 PM 14,690 Views 1 Comment

Former Ulster and Ireland U20s hooker Niall Annett is now well settled with Worcester Warriors.

# irish-abroad - Friday 27 March, 2020

'People are living on the edge': Irish people in Madrid say the city has been transformed by the coronavirus
# Spain
# Spain

'People are living on the edge': Irish people in Madrid say the city has been transformed by the coronavirus

Mar 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 37,761 Views 7 Comments

Madrid remains the worst-hit part of Spain as the country suffers from the spread of Covid-19.

# irish-abroad - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

'Many of us are staying here to avoid infecting our family at home': Irish people in London amid the coronavirus crisis
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'Many of us are staying here to avoid infecting our family at home': Irish people in London amid the coronavirus crisis

Mar 24th 2020, 4:16 PM 25,455 Views 10 Comments

Irish people in London describe the mood in the city, which is now facing a major lockdown to tackle coronavirus.

# irish-abroad - Sunday 22 March, 2020

'It's going to be tough, so this has to be the players' bit of escape'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'It's going to be tough, so this has to be the players' bit of escape'

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:45 AM 9,150 Views 2 Comments

Bristol Bears’ head of athletic performance, Kevin Geary, explains how the club is training remotely.