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#Kicking On

# kicking-on - Friday 23 April, 2021

Briggs urges Ireland to be brave ahead of 'incredibly important' showdown with Italy
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Briggs urges Ireland to be brave ahead of 'incredibly important' showdown with Italy

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:53 PM 398 Views 0 Comments

The former out-half is expecting ‘a cracker’ in Donnybrook today.

# kicking-on - Monday 29 March, 2021

Richie Murphy appointed Ireland U20 head coach
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Richie Murphy appointed Ireland U20 head coach

Mar 29th 2021, 2:30 PM 6,892 Views 5 Comments

He succeeds Kieran Campbell but will also remain involved with Andy Farrell’s senior set-up.

# kicking-on - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Sexton hints that 2023 World Cup may be beyond him
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Sexton hints that 2023 World Cup may be beyond him

Feb 23rd 2021, 3:21 PM 28,548 Views 59 Comments

‘I’m just going to focus on this campaign and, if I’m around next year, just focus on that and try and make the most of whatever is left.’

# kicking-on - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

So, just why has Jamie McGrath left Dundalk for St Mirren?
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So, just why has Jamie McGrath left Dundalk for St Mirren?

Jan 8th 2020, 8:00 PM 12,318 Views 5 Comments

“I had Steven Gerrard posters on my wall growing up, now he’ll be doing opposition analysis on me.”

# kicking-on - Friday 3 January, 2020

Sexton 'progressing well' on return from knee injury
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Sexton 'progressing well' on return from knee injury

Jan 3rd 2020, 2:09 PM 4,573 Views 24 Comments

The out-half went for a second visit to his specialist over the Christmas period and appears on course to feature for Ireland in February.

# kicking-on - Friday 15 November, 2019

'Munster when you're growing up is 'the team' ... I probably put myself under a bit of pressure'
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'Munster when you're growing up is 'the team' ... I probably put myself under a bit of pressure'

Nov 15th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,193 Views 19 Comments

Mike Haley feels the best is yet to come after struggling to adjust to his new surroundings last season.

# kicking-on - Thursday 1 August, 2019

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Aug 1st 2019, 6:15 PM 20,220 Views 34 Comments

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# kicking-on - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

'I love those moments': Bill Johnston keen to deliver more crucial deeds for Munster
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'I love those moments': Bill Johnston keen to deliver more crucial deeds for Munster

Feb 13th 2019, 9:39 AM 10,441 Views 5 Comments

The 21-year-old is working his way up the pecking order of Munster out-halves.

# kicking-on - Friday 21 December, 2018

'Let Joey be Joey' - Munster need to let their new No 10 play his own game
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'Let Joey be Joey' - Munster need to let their new No 10 play his own game

Dec 21st 2018, 11:42 AM 12,143 Views 63 Comments

Munster are trying to put a square peg in a round hole, according to Andy Dunne.

# kicking-on - Friday 12 January, 2018

'It’s like a car racing game. No one ever picks the view when you're in the car'
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'It’s like a car racing game. No one ever picks the view when you're in the car'

Jan 12th 2018, 8:20 PM 36,024 Views 16 Comments

Ian Keatley talks about how Munster’s mindset has helped their attacking kicking game.

# kicking-on - Friday 10 November, 2017

'Football is what drives that community'
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'Football is what drives that community'

Nov 10th 2017, 10:15 AM 2,230 Views 1 Comment

One of the club’s best-known junior clubs, Liffey Wanderers, will celebrate a memorable year this weekend.

'Blind' McKinley moving on from 'Goggle Guy' to Italy debut
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'Blind' McKinley moving on from 'Goggle Guy' to Italy debut

Nov 10th 2017, 8:26 AM 6,831 Views 6 Comments

“I just want to be treated as an ordinary player,” he says.

# kicking-on - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Kane 'focused on Tottenham' after earning a draw against 'the best team in the world'
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# Play It Down

Kane 'focused on Tottenham' after earning a draw against 'the best team in the world'

Oct 18th 2017, 4:32 PM 5,349 Views 11 Comments

The Spurs striker has played down talk of a possible move to Spain and hopes his side can kick on in the Champions League.

# kicking-on - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'It’s a lot different to what Belfast was like' - Pienaar aiming to make an impression on return to Ireland
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'It’s a lot different to what Belfast was like' - Pienaar aiming to make an impression on return to Ireland

Oct 12th 2017, 5:42 PM 9,867 Views 0 Comments

The Ravenhill favourite is settling into life with Montpellier, who face Leinster this weekend.

# kicking-on - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Wales star Dan Biggar to join Northampton
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Wales star Dan Biggar to join Northampton

Sep 6th 2017, 3:22 PM 7,508 Views 7 Comments

The Ospreys are frustrated by the snub.

# kicking-on - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'The best teams learn their lessons in victory as well as defeat'
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'The best teams learn their lessons in victory as well as defeat'

Jul 6th 2017, 3:00 PM 11,382 Views 6 Comments

Jonny Sexton insists the Lions are tuned in for Saturday’s crucial third Test.

# kicking-on - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

Kiss expects to see Leinster put the boot in for Pro12 semi-final
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Kiss expects to see Leinster put the boot in for Pro12 semi-final

May 17th 2016, 5:19 PM 6,518 Views 13 Comments

Ulster’s director of rugby is expecting to face a much better, more varied attack than the one he shut down late last month.

# kicking-on - Saturday 2 January, 2016

'I didn’t allow myself to get as emotional before but I was still getting sick at 5 in the morning'
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'I didn’t allow myself to get as emotional before but I was still getting sick at 5 in the morning'

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 20,875 Views 2 Comments

Niamh Briggs on nerves and how being in the Guards has helped her play rugby for Ireland.

# kicking-on - Thursday 12 March, 2015

'Teams at Test level tend to be pretty complete' -- Schmidt ready for whatever Wales throw at him
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'Teams at Test level tend to be pretty complete' -- Schmidt ready for whatever Wales throw at him

Mar 12th 2015, 2:26 PM 4,107 Views 2 Comments

“They have some very clear and obvious strengths,” says Schmidt. And he doesn’t expect Gatland to change tack.

# kicking-on - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'I can't remember the last time he missed four kicks': Murphy backs Madigan to get on target again
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'I can't remember the last time he missed four kicks': Murphy backs Madigan to get on target again

Jan 27th 2015, 11:00 PM 8,530 Views 11 Comments

The Leinster back could be given a chance to impress at number 10 for the Wolfhounds this Friday.

# kicking-on - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Muliaina aiding Connacht's young backs despite injury absence
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Muliaina aiding Connacht's young backs despite injury absence

Oct 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 4,400 Views 1 Comment

The Westerners are refusing to take their foot off the pedal even during the break from the Pro12.

# kicking-on - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Madigan's place-kicking among best I've seen (from inside 45 metres) -- Richie Murphy
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Madigan's place-kicking among best I've seen (from inside 45 metres) -- Richie Murphy

Sep 30th 2014, 7:05 PM 7,928 Views 14 Comments

Leinster and Ireland’s kicking coach has been more than impressed by the utility back’s 90% success rate this season.

# kicking-on - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

With Sexton on the brink, what now for Madigan and Gopperth?
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With Sexton on the brink, what now for Madigan and Gopperth?

Aug 27th 2014, 9:20 PM 8,863 Views 32 Comments

Matt O’Connor’s got a call to make.

# kicking-on - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Jonny Sexton to decide on future within weeks
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Jonny Sexton to decide on future within weeks

Aug 20th 2014, 9:27 AM 19,640 Views 30 Comments

The Ireland out half stayed in Paris this summer, where his wife gave birth to their first child.

# kicking-on - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Game management key if Leinster are to overthrow Toulon
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Game management key if Leinster are to overthrow Toulon

Apr 1st 2014, 10:00 AM 5,142 Views 21 Comments

“If we kick badly to these guys they will really hurt you,” says Leinster and Ireland coach Richie Murphy.

# kicking-on - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Paddy Jackson: Montpellier 'were out to spoil our party'
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Paddy Jackson: Montpellier 'were out to spoil our party'

Jan 11th 2014, 9:30 AM 2,770 Views 4 Comments

The Ulster out-half has his attention turned towards Welford Road next weekend after last night’s win.

# kicking-on - Friday 15 November, 2013

Ireland v Australia: 3 key battles to make November a success for Schmidt
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Ireland v Australia: 3 key battles to make November a success for Schmidt

Nov 15th 2013, 12:00 PM 10,842 Views 17 Comments

Youth, experience and returning number 10s. This game better start soon.

# kicking-on - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Rumbling on: Leinster still fuming at O'Connell's non-citing
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Rumbling on: Leinster still fuming at O'Connell's non-citing

Apr 16th 2013, 4:30 PM 17,755 Views 100 Comments

“I think we’re talking semantics when people try to differentiate between different parts of the foot.”

Penney: Absolutely nothing for O'Connell to answer for
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Penney: Absolutely nothing for O'Connell to answer for

Apr 16th 2013, 10:51 AM 2,015 Views 22 Comments

‘Footy’s a dynamic game’, says the Kiwi preparing for the mother of all Heineken Cup tests.

# kicking-on - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Ronan O'Gara back in Munster squad ahead of trip to Swansea
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Ronan O'Gara back in Munster squad ahead of trip to Swansea

May 9th 2012, 5:25 PM 239 Views 0 Comments

Tony McGahan brings his side to Liberty Park for a Pro12 last-four clash with Ospreys.