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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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Caution and excitement valid as Carbery prepares to end injury nightmare
The brilliant playmaker could be last piece of the jigsaw needed by Munster.
# Sidelined
Munster back 'resilient' Carbery as he endures rotten run of luck
The Athy man has effectively been on the road to recovery for 53 weeks since picking up an injury ahead of the World Cup.
# best foot forward
Jack Conan on course to be fit before Saracens clash after return to training
The number eight has been working his way back from a broken foot since the World Cup.
# on again off again
Timing a curse for Carty as he keeps his mind on provincial life
The out-half felt mentally refreshed after an enforced break, but would love to get a run of games in the weeks ahead.
# Cloud 9
In-house criticism and The Obstacle guiding John Cooney to peak form
The Ulster scrum-half has been among the stand-out performers in the opening rounds of Europe.
# playmaker
Cooney's match-winner years in the making
Head coach Dan McFarland admits he was not initially confident his 9 had made the right call to go it alone.
# knock-on effects
Carbery saga reaches an end, but loose ends remain for Irish provinces
Ulster remain without a senior out-half, while Munster carry five play-makers into the new season.
# jc
Stander hopes Carbery's grace under pressure can push Munster to final step
The number eight also underlined that hard work and a full buy-in is required to settle in the southern province.
# Gamechanger
Cooney looking forward to either Tests or Thailand after delivering on personal promise
The scrum-half has put in an exceptional first season with Ulster, but Ireland’s remain well-stocked for nines.
# Game time
'If I'm on the pitch I'm happy': Carbery craving minutes
The 22-year-old starts for Leinster today but his return to provincial duty means a positional change too.
# walk the walk
Carbery happy to take charge in backline, even when it means over-ruling Sexton
A year on from his famous debut, the Athy man is doing more than operating as understudy.
# jc
'It would be nice to dream but you just keep going' - John Caulfield focused as City stretch lead
It was a 12th league win last night.
# jc
'I'm happy wherever': Carbery refuses to complicate a game played on instinct
The 21-year-old Athy man makes the game look very simple as he glides through defences.
# The protégé
Nacewa excited to operate with 'electric' Carbery in back three
‘He’s a genuine threat every time he’s got the ball in his hands.’
# Quiz
How Many As Would You Get in the Junior Cert?
Take our mini test.
# the poster
15 memories anyone who studied CSPE for the Junior Cert will recognise
# west is best
Comeback trail boost as Connacht scrum-half Cooney extends contract
A Heineken Cup-winner with Leinster, Cooney went west on a loan deal last season.
# bright spark
'I sat my Junior Cert aged 71, but would be in the Dáil if given a chance earlier in life'
Pamela Noonan sat her Junior Cert at age 71, having left school when she was just 11.
# collins forever
Narbonne fans ensure Jerry Collins will not be easily forgotten
The presence of the man lives on.