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# options - Friday 17 September, 2021

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

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

Updated Sep 17th 2021, 8:00 PM 16,953 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 14,287 Views 9 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 17,825 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
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From The42
# Options

The Munster depth chart: Zebo's return and the promising young guns

Sep 14th 2021, 10:30 PM 39,209 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 22,336 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?
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Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?

Aug 9th 2021, 9:24 PM 24,578 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 27,824 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 13,894 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 7,832 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 16,150 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 7,832 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 17,809 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
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Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:45 AM 5,458 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 4,012 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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European Super League considering steps 'to reshape project' as six English clubs withdraw

Apr 21st 2021, 8:09 AM 6,198 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 25,339 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 16,373 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
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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 12,735 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 8,539 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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POM provides Ireland back-up but van der Flier 'doing nothing wrong'

Oct 21st 2020, 5:29 PM 13,852 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
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Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm

Sep 1st 2020, 1:00 AM 13,105 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
# Options
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 8,500 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 32,448 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 32,530 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 34,808 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
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From The42
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The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad

Jul 27th 2020, 7:00 PM 17,151 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?
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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 20,536 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
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From The42
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Inter-provincial series among possibilities for any return of rugby

Updated Apr 15th 2020, 1:04 PM 12,410 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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Garcia sets sights on Pacquiao and Spence after seeing off Vargas

Mar 1st 2020, 9:09 AM 3,847 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
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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 19,129 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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Ringrose nailed on at 13, so who plays 12? - Ireland's midfield for the Six Nations

Jan 25th 2020, 9:00 AM 16,110 Views 39 Comments

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

# options - Friday 24 January, 2020

Who starts alongside Sexton? - Ireland's halfbacks for the Six Nations
# Depth Chart
From The42
# Depth Chart

Who starts alongside Sexton? - Ireland's halfbacks for the Six Nations

Jan 24th 2020, 8:15 PM 36,783 Views 63 Comments

Conor Murray is under pressure from John Cooney and Luke McGrath at scrum-half.

# options - Thursday 23 January, 2020

POM under pressure and three fresh faces - Ireland's back row for the Six Nations
# Depth Chart
From The42
# Depth Chart

POM under pressure and three fresh faces - Ireland's back row for the Six Nations

Jan 23rd 2020, 7:30 PM 24,179 Views 61 Comments

Head coach Andy Farrell’s selections in this area against Scotland will be telling.

# options - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Munster look for scrum-half trio to push Murray after Mathewson departure
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From The42
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Munster look for scrum-half trio to push Murray after Mathewson departure

Nov 28th 2019, 5:00 AM 11,122 Views 22 Comments

Nick McCarthy, Neil Cronin, and Craig Casey are in competition in the scrum-half pecking order.

# options - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Do you agree with our predicted Ireland team to face Swizerland?
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Do you agree with our predicted Ireland team to face Swizerland?

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 14,851 Views 49 Comments

Mick McCarthy is not expected to make too many changes from previous starting XIs.

# options - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'We can’t go into a World Cup with a situation where we’ve only got Johnny'
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From The42
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'We can’t go into a World Cup with a situation where we’ve only got Johnny'

Aug 21st 2019, 1:00 AM 14,544 Views 30 Comments

Jack Carty and Ross Byrne now have opportunities with Joey Carbery sidelined through injury.

# options - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

POM prepping to cover openside with versatility key at World Cup
# Adaptable
From The42
# Adaptable

POM prepping to cover openside with versatility key at World Cup

Aug 13th 2019, 7:30 PM 14,756 Views 31 Comments

The 29-year-old started a game in the seven shirt for Ireland in Australia last summer.

# options - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Virgin Media bundle Sky Sports in new €55-per-month offering
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Virgin Media bundle Sky Sports in new €55-per-month offering

Aug 1st 2019, 5:11 PM 19,982 Views 13 Comments

It’s the latest change in sports package offering for viewers ahead of the new football season.

# options - Friday 21 June, 2019

My Options website has over 170,000 visits since last December
# Support Line
# Support Line

My Options website has over 170,000 visits since last December

Jun 21st 2019, 6:20 AM 11,165 Views 44 Comments

The majority of visitors to the site are female, around 82%

# options - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad
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From The42
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Scotland, Ireland's first World Cup opponents, name 42-man training squad

May 7th 2019, 11:24 AM 4,703 Views 7 Comments

Gregor Townsend has omitted Richie Gray but he could still come into the mix.

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