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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

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Last month
January 2023
# depth chart
Which players have played the most for Ireland under Andy Farrell?
The Ireland boss has handed out 30 debuts since his tenure began in 2020.
Last year
2022
# Squad
The Connacht depth chart: Back three boost and arrivals from Leinster
The western province had hoped to sign a new tighthead prop ahead of this season.
# Bouncing Back
The Leinster depth chart: Jenkins adds size and is Frawley a 10?
Charlie Ngatai has come in to provide another experienced option in midfield.
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The Munster depth chart: Fekitoa's impact and Snyman's second return
Graham Rowntree has interesting options in the halfback positions.
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Martial remains an absentee as Ten Hag mulls over Antony's inclusion against Arsenal
Martial has been ruled out with an Achilles injury since an impressive second-half impact against Liverpool.
# Analysis
Beirne's break, Sexton's subtle touches, and Ireland's shape key to superb start
Ireland delivered 156 seconds of excellent rugby to send themselves on the way to making history.
# Options
Bradley confirms Rovers are examining free-agent list from Ukraine and Russia
“If there is something that really jumps out that we think will improve us, it is something we will bring to the board.”
# Blow
Hooker Kelleher ruled out of the rest of Ireland's Six Nations campaign
The 24-year-old suffered a shoulder injury in Paris last weekend.
# playmaker
'It definitely helps us that we're not just relying on our 9s and 10s to run it'
Robbie Henshaw is happy to step up as a distributor for Leinster and Ireland.
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All indications are that Munster's clash with Wasps will go ahead as scheduled
The bulk of Johann van Graan’s senior squad are still in South Africa.
# Squad
The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three
Dan McFarland’s men are aiming to be in trophy contention this season.
# pipeline
The Leinster depth chart: Three Test tightheads and another back row battle
Leo Cullen’s squad features plenty of midfield options and some exciting young talent.
# Squad
The Connacht depth chart: A new Tongan lock and dealing with Buckley injury
Andy Friend has a 43-man senior squad coming into the new season.
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The Munster depth chart: Zebo's return and the promising young guns
Johann van Graan has seen five senior forwards depart during the summer.
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Harrington weighing up big decision on future amid offers to turn professional
The Olympic champion says her next move must suit her partner, Mandy Loughlin, as well as her family.
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Paris, the pros, or peace and quiet: What might be next for Kellie Harrington?
Gavan Casey explores three potential avenues for Ireland’s third Olympic boxing champion, all of which may appeal to her for different reasons.
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Kellie Harrington has ability to be 'very successful' in pro ranks, says Barry McGuigan
And a mega fight with Katie Taylor would be ‘massive’.
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Gatland looks certain to mix up Lions selection for third Test decider
The back three looks set for changes after a tough night against the Springboks.
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Henshaw primed to play a central role in a dangerous Lions backline
20-year-old Louis Rees-Zammit has been included among the Lions’ back three options.
# Halfbacks
Murray strives to keep number nine shirt as Biggar battles to lead from 10
Owen Farrell can’t be discounted as a key man in this Lions squad.
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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.
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Tadhg Furlong set to be a key man in the Lions front row again
Warren Gatland will have some big calls to make at loosehead prop and hooker.
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Connacht happy with depth for next season but Buckley injury a concern
Mack Hansen and Leva Fifita will join the province this summer.
# Injury Update
Cooney and Stockdale ruled out of Ulster's final game of season
Eric O’Sullivan has also been ruled out of the clash with Edinburgh.
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European Super League considering steps 'to reshape project' as six English clubs withdraw
Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea all withdrew from the project on Tuesday night.
# nines
Leinster scrum-half Osborne set for move to Munster at end of season
The 24-year-old Kildare man initially earned his place in the pro game by impressing in the AIL.
# Selection
Farrell's 23-man squad indicates a settled Ireland side for Scotland clash
The retention of Ryan Baird suggests he could be involved again in Edinburgh.
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Doris injury leaves Ireland with crucial call in the back row for visit to Wales
Head coach Andy Farrell has a range of skillsets to choose from for his side’s Six Nations opener.
# open thread
What should happen with the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour?
There appear to be three options as Lions bosses meet in the next month.
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POM provides Ireland back-up but van der Flier 'doing nothing wrong'
Will Connors will make his Test debut at openside flanker against Italy on Saturday.
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Leinster and Munster with some key selection decisions to confirm
The reigning champions have options in their back three, while Johann van Graan could make a back row change.
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Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled
South Africa is struggling to contain coronavirus.
# beefed up
The Munster depth chart: Big-name signings and fascinating selection battles
Johann van Graan’s 43-man senior squad looks well set to push on this season.
# Building
The Ulster depth chart: Madigan and Mathewson add experience
Dan McFarland has some exciting young players in his squad.
# STrength
The Leinster depth chart: How do you pick from those back row options?
Leo Cullen’s men will be looking to pick up where they left off when rugby resumes.
# Options
The Connacht depth chart: Andy Friend's 43-man senior squad
The western province have several new faces in their squad ahead of next month’s restart.
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What kind of shape are Andy Farrell's Ireland in as they look towards next season?
Ireland were due to face Australia in Brisbane today.
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Inter-provincial series among possibilities for any return of rugby
‘That sort of scenario is a possibility of playing out due to the travel issues.’
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Garcia sets sights on Pacquiao and Spence after seeing off Vargas
The American was back at welterweight after last year’s loss against Errol Spence Jr.
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A new fullback and big wing calls - Ireland's back three for the Six Nations
Will Addison and Jordan Larmour both impressed at 15 for their provinces.