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# Blindside
Caelan Doris relishing another big occasion to underline his pedigree
The 22-year-old Leinster back row feels he saves his best performances for the biggest games.
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Henderson bumped to back row for Ulster's crucial clash with Wasps
Les KIss has made minimal changes to the team who defeated La Rochelle.
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Goujon dips in as France and Scotland make blindside changes
Stuart Hogg will win his 50th cap at Stade de France.
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Sean O'Brien back and on the blindside for Leinster's trip to Montpellier
The return of Jonathan Sexton and Mike McCarthy completes a triple boost for the eastern province.
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Peter O'Mahony 'touch and go' to start Munster's new season
There’s a month to go until the new Pro12 season and Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is hoping Tyler Bleyendaal will feature.
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Connacht more ruthless, 'harder on each other' in pursuit of fine margins
After missing out in one heart-breaking circumstance after another, the western province believe their extra experience can get them over the line and in to the Champions Cup in 2016.
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Missing Lacey only change for Donegal ahead of Croke Park clash with Galway
Adrian Varley gets the nod at corner-forward for Galway.
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'Ultimate Connacht Man' John Muldoon named captain for new season
It was the job of at least three men last season, but John Muldoon will do it all by himself this time around.
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'I hang up my boots with no regrets': Stephen Ferris retires from rugby
The Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker has played his last game at the age of 28.
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Whiff of Cordite: We need to talk about POM
The Munster blindside (openside, number eight, lock and wing) has divided opinion in the past, but now looks to have refined his game.