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# Irish Abroad

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Anderlecht allay concerns over injury to Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen
The 24-year-old is recovering from an ankle injury he sustained while playing for the Belgian club.
'People probably think we're a bit obsessed. Sometimes you have to be'
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'
Brendan Macken has retired at the age of 29 after a career with Leinster, Wasps, and London Irish.
Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction
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.
'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.
Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season
The experienced 33-year-old recently left Italian club Benetton.
Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont
The Cork man gathered Finn Russell’s cross-field kick to seal the victory.
Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders
The 23-year-old was formerly part of the Ulster academy.
US-qualified out-half Luke Carty signs for the Los Angeles Giltinis
The former Connacht academy man is now hoping to push his career forward in America.
Referendum on vote in presidential elections among key priorities in new diaspora strategy
Addressing barriers facing emigrants who are returning home is another key commitment in the strategy.
'Part of me was thinking, 'You're working in a Test match against the All Blacks''
Cobh man Shane Lehane has joined the Wallabies set-up in recent months.
'This is something to be grasped around the world, it could be a massive success'
Irishman Declan Bannon coached the Eden Lizards to a national under 85kg rugby title in New Zealand.
Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol
The Irish pair have signed new one-year deals ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.
Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing
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
The likes of Conor McPhillips and John Muldoon have been influential behind the scenes.
'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'
27-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne has found a new lease of life with Pat Lam’s Bristol.
Irishman Maguire involved against Leinster after earning short-term deal in Dragons
The loosehead prop was part of Leinster’s training squad earlier this year.
Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars
The 43-year-old has earned an ever-growing reputation in French rugby.
'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines
The Tipperary man came in for big praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.
Late Russell magic sees Racing past Saracens and into Champions Cup final
Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan started for the French club, who won with Juan Imhoff’s 76th-minute try.
'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'
Simon Zebo made his return from injury last weekend as Racing secured a Champions Cup semi-final.
Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence
The French club’s attack coach is enjoying working with compatriots Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan.
Ryan shines for Racing, Copeland's debut, and Kidney's Exiles struggle
Jeremy Davidson’s Brive are leading the Top 14 after the opening round.
'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'
Jerry Flannery is back in the professional game as lineout coach with Premiership club Harlequins.
Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read
The 24-year-old Sligo man first moved to New Zealand last year.
O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down
The win kept the Cats at the top of the standings and in fine form for another tilt at the title.
Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals
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
The 23-year-old is part of the Otago set-up for the upcoming Kiwi competition.
Irish players involved as English Premiership has first midweek games
36-year-old Gareth Steenson helped Rob Baxter’s Exeter to victory last night.
'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'
20-year-old hooker Billy Scannell is heading into his second season with Biarritz in France.
Ex-Ulster back row Montgomery makes Premiership debut for Worcester
Former Ireland U20 centre Oli Morris also featured in the defeat to Wasps.
Shamrock Rovers and Bohemians drawn in Europa League against sides from Finland and Hungary
Derry City will meet Lithuanian side Riterai.
Scrum-half Stafford joins Premiership club Harlequins after leaving Munster
The 23-year-old has signed on for the rest of the 2019/20 Premiership season.
Ex-Ireland U20 prop Trenier signs for Premiership club Harlequins
The 26-year-old tighthead has spent the past three seasons in the Championship.
Irish lock O'Shea signs for French Pro D2 club after leaving Munster
The 27-year-old has agreed to a two-year deal with Vannes.
Four Republic of Ireland internationals start as Burnley host Sheff Utd
Both clubs have confirmed their starting teams for the clash at Turf Moor.
Contrasting emotions for Irish stars in Germany as Barrett's winner not enough to save Köln from relegation
A win over Diane Caldwell’s SC Sand ultimately made no odds, while Claire O’Riordan’s MSV Duisburg survived the drop.
Irish hooker Bryan Byrne joins Pat Lam's Bristol on permanent basis
The 26-year-old was with the Premiership club on loan from Leinster before the lockdown.
21-year-old Daniel Brennan promoted to Montpellier's senior squad
The former France U20 international has already played in the Top 14 and Champions Cup.
'I didn't want to be in the game just for the sake of saying I'm a pro rugby player'
Ricky Andrew played for Ulster 21 times but now coaches and plays in Valencia in Spain.