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# positives - This year 2022

Proud Ireland boss McWillams hails gap-closing Wales and looks to 'learnings' for France
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Proud Ireland boss McWillams hails gap-closing Wales and looks to 'learnings' for France

Mar 26th 2022, 10:05 PM 5,410 Views 0 Comments

‘As a coaching group and as a player group, we’ve got to own that performance. We all need to be collectively better.’

France in driving seat but Farrell 'unbelievably pleased' with Ireland's effort
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France in driving seat but Farrell 'unbelievably pleased' with Ireland's effort

Feb 14th 2022, 6:10 AM 5,059 Views 8 Comments

The head coach praised the ‘character, fight, and want’ from his players in Paris.

# positives - Last year 2021

Leinster report four positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Bath clash
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Leinster report four positive Covid-19 cases ahead of Bath clash

Dec 10th 2021, 11:39 AM 18,757 Views 1 Comment

Tomorrow’s game is still set to go ahead at the Aviva Stadium.

Ireland could be forced into changes after 'potential positive' Covid-19 test From The42

Ireland could be forced into changes after 'potential positive' Covid-19 test

Nov 12th 2021, 1:29 PM 48,004 Views 31 Comments

It’s understood Iain Henderson and Rob Herring missed their team’s captain’s run today.

Larkham insists Munster are still evenly matched with Leinster
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Larkham insists Munster are still evenly matched with Leinster

Updated Mar 31st 2021, 5:00 PM 23,299 Views 40 Comments

The southern province must now turn their attention to the visit of Toulouse.

# positives - All time

'Time with mum and dad is time I never really would have got if something like this didn't happen'
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'Time with mum and dad is time I never really would have got if something like this didn't happen'

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:00 AM 4,478 Views 0 Comments

Mark Downey on the life of an athlete under lockdown, featuring Fortnite, scones and childhood memories.

'We were the better team' - Lampard on Liverpool loss
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'We were the better team' - Lampard on Liverpool loss

Sep 22nd 2019, 8:28 PM 8,595 Views 15 Comments

The Blues may have suffered another defeat at Stamford Bridge, but the coach is happy.

Pochettino hails Tottenham players as 'heroes' after Liverpool loss
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Pochettino hails Tottenham players as 'heroes' after Liverpool loss

Apr 1st 2019, 11:12 AM 4,666 Views 9 Comments

Despite a last-gasp defeat on Sunday, the manager says his team deserve huge credit for their efforts this season.

Upbeat Henderson hoping Ulster can 'keep steering the ship in the right direction'
# New Era
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# New Era

Upbeat Henderson hoping Ulster can 'keep steering the ship in the right direction'

Sep 7th 2018, 7:52 AM 3,967 Views 1 Comment

The northern province welcome Edinburgh to Kingspan Stadium tonight.

Play-off defeat always the hardest to swallow but Paul Dunne takes huge step forward
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Play-off defeat always the hardest to swallow but Paul Dunne takes huge step forward

Apr 17th 2017, 7:30 AM 5,041 Views 1 Comment

The Greystones golfer moves up to 20th in the Race to Dubai standings after earning a cheque for €277,770 in Morocco.

Schmidt frustrated at All Blacks defeat but views November as a success so far
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Schmidt frustrated at All Blacks defeat but views November as a success so far

Nov 21st 2016, 6:30 AM 14,851 Views 20 Comments

The Ireland head coach rued the loss of three key men within the opening 22 minutes.

Changes in Ireland team were a 'risk' but Tierney applauds character of the players
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Changes in Ireland team were a 'risk' but Tierney applauds character of the players

Nov 20th 2016, 10:04 AM 3,627 Views 0 Comments

Ireland women’s rugby team have more lessons to take from their second November Test.

Losing 'one of the finest athletes' in Meath to the AFL but hope for the future with McEntee
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# Colm O'Rourke

Losing 'one of the finest athletes' in Meath to the AFL but hope for the future with McEntee

Nov 14th 2016, 3:55 PM 8,819 Views 4 Comments

Colm O’Rourke was speaking after Simonstown Gaels exited the Leinster club SFC yesterday.

Missed chance and chances, red and more talking points from Ireland's defeat
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# Big Issues

Missed chance and chances, red and more talking points from Ireland's defeat

Jun 25th 2016, 6:38 PM 7,679 Views 12 Comments

Ireland will feel they missed their best-ever chance to win a series in South Africa.

'I’m still incredibly proud of how hard the players worked' - Joe Schmidt
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'I’m still incredibly proud of how hard the players worked' - Joe Schmidt

Jun 20th 2016, 6:10 AM 5,493 Views 2 Comments

There are plenty of positives for an Ireland side that may be running on empty after a gruelling campaign.

'I think he could put serious pressure on Mike Ross' - Paul Wallace on Nathan White
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'I think he could put serious pressure on Mike Ross' - Paul Wallace on Nathan White

Aug 14th 2015, 1:32 PM 7,961 Views 8 Comments

Despite injury concerns elsewhere, Wallace feels Nathan White’s return is a big positive for Ireland.

'A season of lessons learned' - Munster confident they've made progress
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'A season of lessons learned' - Munster confident they've made progress

May 31st 2015, 11:00 PM 8,180 Views 15 Comments

Stand-in captain Denis Hurley admitted that Munster lost the Pro12 final with a desperately poor first half.

'We have to celebrate what we've achieved' - Connacht's Pat Lam
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'We have to celebrate what we've achieved' - Connacht's Pat Lam

May 16th 2015, 6:40 PM 6,725 Views 12 Comments

The western province will play Gloucester in the Champions Cup qualification play-offs next weekend.

Troubled Limerick can be a force if the club, fans and community unite
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Troubled Limerick can be a force if the club, fans and community unite

Mar 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 4,491 Views 9 Comments

A former chief executive of the Premier Division club, John O’Sullivan looks at the Blues’ current position — on and off-the-field — in his latest column.

'There has been genuine growth in the group' - Leinster coach Matt O'Connor
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'There has been genuine growth in the group' - Leinster coach Matt O'Connor

May 30th 2014, 8:30 AM 2,260 Views 3 Comments

The Australian points to the fact that Leinster now have a ‘broader’ group heading into next season.