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Last year
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'It's about winning trophies' - Six Nations and World Cup in view for Ireland
Andy Farrell believes he and his squad learned plenty from their autumn clean sweep.
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Farrell takes pride in Irish win over Boks but World Cup is 'miles off'
Some of Ireland’s key men had been short of game time but delivered impressively.
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Connacht turn their thoughts to Leinster after getting off the mark
Andy Friend’s team defeated Munster on Friday to record their first win of the season.
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What can Emerging Ireland expect from the Pumas tomorrow?
The Nelspruit-based side are the reigning Currie Cup champions but have a new-look team.
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Leinster will travel to face Leicester in the Champions Cup quarter-finals
The Tigers will be at home for what should be a thrilling clash with the Irish province.
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Sexton wants more as Ireland face into 'one of the biggest tests in world rugby'
Andy Farrell’s men travel to Paris to take on France next Saturday.
All time
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Wexford teen star hopes to keep good times rolling with Ireland after cup dream becomes reality
Aoibheann Clancy: ‘All week I’ve been waking up from my sleep and thinking I’m after winning because I’m dreaming about it so much.’
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Clean bill of health for Ireland as Farrell weighs up All Blacks selection
Ireland will bring some momentum into next weekend’s clash in Dublin.
# Selection
Lions and Boks will both consider changes ahead of Test two
The hosts struggled up front in the first Test last night.
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'Next week is going to be even bigger and tougher' - Gatland
The Lions can wrap up a series success in the second Test against the Boks.
# Selection
Ryan injury could force Ireland change as Farrell considers back three options
The Ireland head coach will have to make selection decisions quickly with a six-day turnaround.
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'A Six Nations is not won on the first day' - Farrell's Ireland turn to France test
An opening-round defeat away to Wales has Ireland on the back foot.
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Farrell encouraged but Ireland are 'a work in progress' heading into 2021
The head coach has had an up-and-down first year in charge of Ireland.
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Connors keen to get Autumn Nations Cup going as Ireland take lessons from Paris
The 24-year-old openside flanker is eager to add to his first two Test caps.
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Mourinho says his future will not be in Italy despite successful Serie A past
The former Manchester United boss does not expect to return to Italy.
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Schmidt keen to jump Japan hurdle before turning to 'heavyweight' Boks
The Ireland boss was pleased with how his side built a lead against Scotland, then kept it.
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'I don't think anyone gives us a shot' - Japan turn attention to Schmidt's Ireland
Head coach Jamie Joseph said the pressure of the opening night got to his players against Russia.
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Munster set sights on Pro14 trophy as barren run in Europe continues
‘We have come a long way as a team and as a squad,’ said Peter O’Mahony.
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Earls knows Munster are underdogs for Sarries but first focuses on Pro14
The wing scored two excellent tries in last weekend’s Champions Cup quarter-final.
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'It would be nice to tick it off' - Schmidt's Ireland out to end pain in Cardiff
The Ireland boss has yet to beat the Welsh in a Six Nations game at Principality Stadium.
# Derby
'Munster, with the prep they’ll have had, they’ll have got the edge'
Leinster know their inter-provincial rivals will be keen to cut them down after European glory.
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Furlong and Henderson returns boost Ireland for visit of dangerous Scots
The threat of Finn Russell, Huw Jones and Stuart Hogg will keep Ireland on their toes.
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Kearney the only injury concern for Schmidt as attention turns towards Wales
The Welsh will be desperate for a win in Cardiff after their defeat to Scotland yesterday.
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Ireland likely to ring the changes as POM and SOB return for Canada
The likes of Luke McGrath, Niyi Adeolokun and Billy Holland could make their debuts.