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# options - Thursday 15 September, 2022

The Connacht depth chart: Back three boost and arrivals from Leinster
# Squad
From The42
# Squad

The Connacht depth chart: Back three boost and arrivals from Leinster

Sep 15th 2022, 4:54 PM 7,011 Views 11 Comments

The western province had hoped to sign a new tighthead prop ahead of this season.

# options - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

The Leinster depth chart: Jenkins adds size and is Frawley a 10?
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

The Leinster depth chart: Jenkins adds size and is Frawley a 10?

Updated Sep 13th 2022, 8:11 PM 22,593 Views 17 Comments

Charlie Ngatai has come in to provide another experienced option in midfield.

# options - Sunday 11 September, 2022

The Munster depth chart: Fekitoa's impact and Snyman's second return
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From The42
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The Munster depth chart: Fekitoa's impact and Snyman's second return

Sep 11th 2022, 7:00 AM 18,895 Views 5 Comments

Graham Rowntree has interesting options in the halfback positions.

# options - Friday 2 September, 2022

Martial remains an absentee as Ten Hag mulls over Antony's inclusion against Arsenal
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Martial remains an absentee as Ten Hag mulls over Antony's inclusion against Arsenal

Sep 2nd 2022, 2:09 PM 5,976 Views 2 Comments

Martial has been ruled out with an Achilles injury since an impressive second-half impact against Liverpool.

# options - Monday 11 July, 2022

Beirne's break, Sexton's subtle touches, and Ireland's shape key to superb start
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Beirne's break, Sexton's subtle touches, and Ireland's shape key to superb start

Jul 11th 2022, 7:30 PM 11,051 Views 5 Comments

Ireland delivered 156 seconds of excellent rugby to send themselves on the way to making history.

# options - Thursday 10 March, 2022

Bradley confirms Rovers are examining free-agent list from Ukraine and Russia
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Bradley confirms Rovers are examining free-agent list from Ukraine and Russia

Mar 10th 2022, 11:10 AM 4,609 Views 0 Comments

“If there is something that really jumps out that we think will improve us, it is something we will bring to the board.”

# options - Friday 18 February, 2022

Hooker Kelleher ruled out of the rest of Ireland's Six Nations campaign
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Hooker Kelleher ruled out of the rest of Ireland's Six Nations campaign

Updated Feb 18th 2022, 12:00 PM 28,022 Views 33 Comments

The 24-year-old suffered a shoulder injury in Paris last weekend.

# options - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

'It definitely helps us that we're not just relying on our 9s and 10s to run it'
# Playmaker
From The42
# Playmaker

'It definitely helps us that we're not just relying on our 9s and 10s to run it'

Jan 25th 2022, 7:51 PM 10,874 Views 3 Comments

Robbie Henshaw is happy to step up as a distributor for Leinster and Ireland.

# options - Monday 29 November, 2021

All indications are that Munster's clash with Wasps will go ahead as scheduled
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From The42
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All indications are that Munster's clash with Wasps will go ahead as scheduled

Nov 29th 2021, 4:56 PM 13,202 Views 14 Comments

The bulk of Johann van Graan’s senior squad are still in South Africa.

# options - Friday 17 September, 2021

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three
# Squad
From The42
# Squad

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three

Updated Sep 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 17,257 Views 16 Comments

Dan McFarland’s men are aiming to be in trophy contention this season.

# options - Thursday 16 September, 2021

The Leinster depth chart: Three Test tightheads and another back row battle
# Pipeline
From The42
# Pipeline

The Leinster depth chart: Three Test tightheads and another back row battle

Sep 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 14,759 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen’s squad features plenty of midfield options and some exciting young talent.

# options - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury
# Squad
From The42
# Squad

The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury

Sep 15th 2021, 8:01 PM 18,182 Views 9 Comments

Andy Friend has a 43-man senior squad coming into the new season.

# options - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

The Munster depth chart: Zebo's return and the promising young guns
# Options
From The42
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The Munster depth chart: Zebo's return and the promising young guns

Sep 14th 2021, 10:30 PM 39,540 Views 19 Comments

Johann van Graan has seen five senior forwards depart during the summer.

# options - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional
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Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional

Aug 17th 2021, 1:21 PM 22,401 Views 11 Comments

The Olympic champion says her next move must suit her partner, Mandy Loughlin, as well as her family.

# options - Monday 9 August, 2021

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?
# Options
From The42
# Options

Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?

Aug 9th 2021, 9:24 PM 24,674 Views 22 Comments

Gavan Casey explores three potential avenues for Ireland’s third Olympic boxing champion, all of which may appeal to her for different reasons.

Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan
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Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan

Aug 9th 2021, 9:57 AM 27,870 Views 20 Comments

And a mega fight with Katie Taylor would be ‘massive’.

# options - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Gatland looks certain to mix up Lions selection for third Test decider
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Gatland looks certain to mix up Lions selection for third Test decider

Aug 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 13,952 Views 12 Comments

The back three looks set for changes after a tough night against the Springboks.

# options - Saturday 19 June, 2021

Henshaw primed to play a central role in a dangerous Lions backline
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Henshaw primed to play a central role in a dangerous Lions backline

Jun 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,913 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Louis Rees-Zammit has been included among the Lions’ back three options.

# options - Friday 18 June, 2021

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10
# Halfbacks
From The42
# Halfbacks

Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 3:04 PM 16,193 Views 9 Comments

Owen Farrell can’t be discounted as a key man in this Lions squad.

# options - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Beirne, Henderson and Conan looking to force way into Lions Test spots
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Beirne, Henderson and Conan looking to force way into Lions Test spots

Jun 17th 2021, 5:40 PM 7,878 Views 2 Comments

The second row and back row combination will be pivotal for Warren Gatland’s side.

# options - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Tadhg Furlong set to be a key man in the Lions front row again
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Tadhg Furlong set to be a key man in the Lions front row again

Jun 16th 2021, 7:30 PM 17,877 Views 5 Comments

Warren Gatland will have some big calls to make at loosehead prop and hooker.

# options - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern
# Options
From The42
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Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,529 Views 5 Comments

Mack Hansen and Leva Fifita will join the province this summer.

# options - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Cooney and Stockdale ruled out of Ulster's final game of season
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Cooney and Stockdale ruled out of Ulster's final game of season

Jun 1st 2021, 3:44 PM 4,215 Views 2 Comments

Eric O’Sullivan has also been ruled out of the clash with Edinburgh.

# options - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

European Super League considering steps 'to reshape project' as six English clubs withdraw
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From The42
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European Super League considering steps 'to reshape project' as six English clubs withdraw

Apr 21st 2021, 8:09 AM 6,238 Views 2 Comments

Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea all withdrew from the project on Tuesday night.

# options - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Leinster scrum-half Osborne set for move to Munster at end of season
# Nines
From The42
# Nines

Leinster scrum-half Osborne set for move to Munster at end of season

Mar 9th 2021, 9:02 PM 25,447 Views 43 Comments

The 24-year-old Kildare man initially earned his place in the pro game by impressing in the AIL.

# options - Monday 1 March, 2021

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash
# Selection
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# Selection

Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash

Mar 1st 2021, 7:30 PM 16,411 Views 16 Comments

The retention of Ryan Baird suggests he could be involved again in Edinburgh.

# options - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Doris injury leaves Ireland with crucial call in the back row for visit to Wales
# Options
From The42
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Doris injury leaves Ireland with crucial call in the back row for visit to Wales

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:00 PM 12,784 Views 34 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell has a range of skillsets to choose from for his side’s Six Nations opener.

# options - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

What should happen with the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour?
# Open Thread
From The42
# Open Thread

What should happen with the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour?

Jan 13th 2021, 11:19 AM 8,599 Views 24 Comments

There appear to be three options as Lions bosses meet in the next month.

# options - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

POM provides Ireland back-up but van der Flier 'doing nothing wrong'
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From The42
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POM provides Ireland back-up but van der Flier 'doing nothing wrong'

Oct 21st 2020, 5:29 PM 13,882 Views 10 Comments

Will Connors will make his Test debut at openside flanker against Italy on Saturday.

# options - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm
# Options
From The42
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Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm

Sep 1st 2020, 1:00 AM 13,145 Views 38 Comments

The reigning champions have options in their back three, while Johann van Graan could make a back row change.

# options - Friday 7 August, 2020

Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled
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From The42
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Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled

Aug 7th 2020, 2:55 PM 8,540 Views 1 Comment

South Africa is struggling to contain coronavirus.

# options - Thursday 30 July, 2020

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles
# Beefed Up
From The42
# Beefed Up

The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles

Jul 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 32,519 Views 63 Comments

Johann van Graan’s 43-man senior squad looks well set to push on this season.

# options - Wednesday 29 July, 2020

The Ulster depth chart: Madigan and Mathewson add experience
# Building
From The42
# Building

The Ulster depth chart: Madigan and Mathewson add experience

Jul 29th 2020, 9:50 PM 32,623 Views 14 Comments

Dan McFarland has some exciting young players in his squad.

# options - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

The Leinster depth chart: How do you pick from those back row options?
# STrength
From The42
# STrength

The Leinster depth chart: How do you pick from those back row options?

Updated Jul 28th 2020, 8:06 PM 35,252 Views 42 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men will be looking to pick up where they left off when rugby resumes.

# options - Monday 27 July, 2020

The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad
# Options
From The42
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The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad

Jul 27th 2020, 7:00 PM 17,235 Views 14 Comments

The western province have several new faces in their squad ahead of next month’s restart.

# options - Saturday 4 July, 2020

What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season?
# Options
From The42
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What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season?

Jul 4th 2020, 7:00 AM 20,580 Views 48 Comments

Ireland were due to face Australia in Brisbane today.

# options - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Inter-provincial series among possibilities for any return of rugby
# Options
From The42
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Inter-provincial series among possibilities for any return of rugby

Updated Apr 15th 2020, 1:04 PM 12,446 Views 9 Comments

‘That sort of scenario is a possibility of playing out due to the travel issues.’

# options - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Garcia sets sights on Pacquiao and Spence after seeing off Vargas
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From The42
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Garcia sets sights on Pacquiao and Spence after seeing off Vargas

Mar 1st 2020, 9:09 AM 3,868 Views 0 Comments

The American was back at welterweight after last year’s loss against Errol Spence Jr.

# options - Sunday 26 January, 2020

A new fullback and big wing calls - Ireland's back three for the Six Nations
# Options
From The42
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A new fullback and big wing calls - Ireland's back three for the Six Nations

Jan 26th 2020, 3:57 PM 19,240 Views 38 Comments

Will Addison and Jordan Larmour both impressed at 15 for their provinces.

# options - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Ringrose nailed on at 13, so who plays 12? - Ireland's midfield for the Six Nations
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From The42
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Ringrose nailed on at 13, so who plays 12? - Ireland's midfield for the Six Nations

Jan 25th 2020, 9:00 AM 16,153 Views 39 Comments

Chris Farrell and Stuart McCoskey are also vying for centre places under Andy Farrell.

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