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Last year
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Second row pair Ahern and McCarthy shine in Emerging Ireland's win
The Munster and Leinster men had already signalled their potential in recent times.
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Whitelock injury is a big blow for the All Blacks ahead of second Ireland clash
29-year-old Patrick Tuipulotu is now part of the New Zealand squad.
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Ryan returns from concussion as McCarthy takes 'huge step up' for Leinster
The 21-year-old is highly rated by both Leinster and Ireland.
All time
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Farrell feels Henderson 'better suited' to All Blacks as Beirne benched
Jamison Gibson-Park retains his spot at scrum-half after impressing against Japan.
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'If you’re picking on form, it’s Itoje and Henderson' - Rory Best
The ex-Ireland captain also believes Johnny Sexton should have been called up.
# Options
Beirne, Henderson and Conan looking to force way into Lions Test spots
The second row and back row combination will be pivotal for Warren Gatland’s side.
# lock stocks
'He's a ridiculous athlete' - Ryan excited by potential of Leinster team-mate Baird
Both seconds rows are part of Andy Farrell’s 35-man Ireland squad.
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Beirne's 'dream game' sees him work well with Wycherley in Munster pack
The 22-year-old Bantry man was quietly impressive alongside the Ireland international last weekend.
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Henderson and Ryan at the heart of Ireland's dominant outing up front
The Irish second rows were superb as Joe Schmidt’s side bullied Scotland.
# second row
Ryan pairs up with Roux as Ireland look for 'variation' around ball-carriers
Ireland’s forwards were hammered in the tackle last weekend against England.
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Opportunity beckons for Dillane or Roux after Ireland's second row injuries
Joe Schmidt has to plot for England without Tadhg Beirne and Iain Henderson.
# Media Circus
Locks and LOLs for record-breaking New Zealand stalwarts
Whitelock and Retallick are a serious combination on the field, not so much on press duty.
# Lock Chats
Iain Henderson has been teaching Maro Itoje about Northern Irish politics
The second row pair have been rooming on the Lions’ tour of New Zealand.
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Erasmus not finished in transfer market as Munster look to bolster squad
The director of rugby is currently shopping around for a few further additions.
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Homegrown stalwart Loughney and Fox-Matamua among 11 bound for Connacht exit this summer
Kieran Keane will take over a squad after some considerable personnel turnover.
# lions locks
Ryan misses out but 'point of difference' Henderson makes Lions squad
Steve Borthwick says Henderson’s ability to cover six was attractive for the Lions.
# eastbound
Retallick and Tamanivalu called up as All Blacks lick their wounds on way to Rome
Steve Hansen defended Jerome Kaino’s performance after a tough day for the second row.
# believe the hype
‘Itoje is the most impressive young rugby player I’ve seen in a long, long time’
The 21-year-old Saracens lock starts his first Test for England against Ireland today.
# Exiles
Irish locks Sexton and Nagle join London Irish until end of season
The former Munster man has made his return to the professional game.
# Big Shoes
Loss of Henderson strips Ireland of second row options for Six Nations
Ulster are planning to be without Henderson for the rest of the season.
# locks
'Galaxy hair' is real and it looks absolutely incredible
# intruder alert
'There's nothing more horrendous' - Watch out for burglars after your Christmas gifts
It can happen to anyone but there are things you can do to make it more difficult for burglars to rob you.
# locks
POC's influence remains as McCarthy and Foley fill Ireland's second row
Leinster’s McCarthy says Georgia have been getting the same respect South Africa got last weekend.
# Cuffed
Are the gardaí so strapped for cash that they can't afford bike locks?
Can this photo possibly be real?
# sandy hook
Classroom door locks and communication devices vital for school security
Panel looking at how schools can increase their security following Newtown massacre says simple steps are the most effective.