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#Pre-Season

# pre-season - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale fully fit for start of new season after near 12-month lay-off
# Return
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# Return

Ireland wing Jacob Stockdale fully fit for start of new season after near 12-month lay-off

Updated Aug 31st 2022, 8:05 PM 20,549 Views 20 Comments

The Ulster star last played in September 2021 and has been sidelined since due to an ankle injury.

# pre-season - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Connacht fall to nine-try pre-season defeat in France
# Report
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# Report

Connacht fall to nine-try pre-season defeat in France

Aug 24th 2022, 9:11 PM 19,053 Views 22 Comments

Top 14 finalists Castres ran out 57-19 winners.

# pre-season - Friday 19 August, 2022

New Munster signing Frisch joins full training as Kilcoyne and Coombes return
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

New Munster signing Frisch joins full training as Kilcoyne and Coombes return

Aug 19th 2022, 1:50 PM 13,035 Views 3 Comments

RG Snyman won’t be available for the opening rounds of the season, however.

# pre-season - Saturday 13 August, 2022

Meath All-Ireland winners impress and Armagh star kicks first goal in first AFLW games
# Pre Season Stars
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# Pre Season Stars

Meath All-Ireland winners impress and Armagh star kicks first goal in first AFLW games

Aug 13th 2022, 12:07 PM 8,333 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere in Saturday’s practice matches, Cora Staunton was on the double and Aishling Sheridan shone.

# pre-season - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Erling Haaland opens Man City account with debut goal in Bayern friendly
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Erling Haaland opens Man City account with debut goal in Bayern friendly

Jul 24th 2022, 11:10 AM 14,854 Views 5 Comments

In Florida, Gabriel Jesus scored his fourth goal in three games as Arsenal beat Chelsea 4-0.

# pre-season - Tuesday 19 July, 2022

Man United win against Crystal Palace as Maguire booed by Melbourne crowd
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Man United win against Crystal Palace as Maguire booed by Melbourne crowd

Jul 19th 2022, 1:37 PM 11,751 Views 5 Comments

Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho all scored in this afternoon’s friendly.

# pre-season - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Kane on target again as Tottenham draw 1-1 with Sevilla
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Kane on target again as Tottenham draw 1-1 with Sevilla

Jul 16th 2022, 4:21 PM 3,032 Views 1 Comment

Irish internationals Matt Doherty and Troy Parrott both came off the bench.

# pre-season - Friday 1 July, 2022

Munster to take on Kidney's London Irish in pre-season clash
# Friendly
From The42
# Friendly

Munster to take on Kidney's London Irish in pre-season clash

Jul 1st 2022, 2:06 PM 6,939 Views 27 Comments

The Graham Rowntree era gets underway with two friendlies in Cork.

# pre-season - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Dublin's fine form continues with Walsh Cup final trimming of Wexford
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Dublin's fine form continues with Walsh Cup final trimming of Wexford

Jan 29th 2022, 7:20 PM 16,979 Views 4 Comments

Dublin picked up their first piece of silverware under Mattie Kenny.

# pre-season - Saturday 15 January, 2022

Armagh defeat Tyrone as McKenna Cup semi-final line-up confirmed
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Armagh defeat Tyrone as McKenna Cup semi-final line-up confirmed

Jan 15th 2022, 4:10 PM 4,524 Views 6 Comments

Donegal and Derry also sealed their places in the last four today.

# pre-season - Friday 14 January, 2022

Tomorrow's O'Byrne Cup clash between Westmeath and Carlow off
# Leinster
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# Leinster

Tomorrow's O'Byrne Cup clash between Westmeath and Carlow off

Jan 14th 2022, 2:35 PM 3,734 Views 0 Comments

Kildare had already sealed their progression as Group C winners.

# pre-season - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Cork book McGrath Cup final spot after win over Waterford with Hurley scoring 1-6 From The42

Cork book McGrath Cup final spot after win over Waterford with Hurley scoring 1-6

Jan 11th 2022, 8:36 PM 8,226 Views 0 Comments

Páirc Uí Rinn hosted tonight’s game.

# pre-season - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Wicklow-Meath called off due to Covid, Cork-Clare moved to Saturday
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Wicklow-Meath called off due to Covid, Cork-Clare moved to Saturday

Jan 5th 2022, 12:07 PM 3,933 Views 1 Comment

The O’Byrne Cup and McGrath Cup begin this week.

# pre-season - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

Here are the draws and fixtures for the Munster Hurling League and McGrath Cup
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Here are the draws and fixtures for the Munster Hurling League and McGrath Cup

Dec 8th 2021, 8:53 PM 10,056 Views 4 Comments

All-Ireland SHC champions Limerick will face either Kerry or Tipperary in the semi-final of the Munster Hurling League.

# pre-season - Tuesday 23 November, 2021

Connacht will use Air Dome to stage GAA county senior games when 2022 season begins From The42

Connacht will use Air Dome to stage GAA county senior games when 2022 season begins

Nov 23rd 2021, 6:41 PM 21,871 Views 9 Comments

The FBD League action starts with Andy Moran’s Leitrim playing Sligo on Tuesday 4 January.

# pre-season - Friday 10 September, 2021

Sexton turns on the style as Leinster smash Harlequins at the Aviva
# Back At It
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# Back At It

Sexton turns on the style as Leinster smash Harlequins at the Aviva

Sep 10th 2021, 9:23 PM 56,317 Views 13 Comments

The Pro14 and Premiership champions went head-to-head in an entertaining pre-season friendly.

# pre-season - Friday 3 September, 2021

Connacht lose to Worcester in high scoring thriller
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Connacht lose to Worcester in high scoring thriller

Sep 3rd 2021, 9:39 PM 11,883 Views 4 Comments

Connacht travelled to Worcester this evening for a warm-up game ahead of the upcoming season..

# pre-season - Thursday 5 August, 2021

Wesley Fofana confirms fractured fibula from Leicester's friendly
# Nasty
From The42
# Nasty

Wesley Fofana confirms fractured fibula from Leicester's friendly

Updated Aug 5th 2021, 5:27 AM 10,392 Views 5 Comments

Fofana suffered the serious injury against Villarreal.

# pre-season - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases
# Precaution
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# Precaution

Man United cancel pre-season game with Preston over suspected Covid cases

Jul 29th 2021, 8:37 PM 4,299 Views 2 Comments

United were due to travel to Deepdale at the weekend to continue their preparations for the new season.

# pre-season - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

Arsenal cancel pre-season US trip over 'small number' of Covid-19 cases
# Called Off
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# Called Off

Arsenal cancel pre-season US trip over 'small number' of Covid-19 cases

Jul 21st 2021, 8:21 AM 2,438 Views 1 Comment

The Premier League side were scheduled to play Inter Milan in the opening round of the tournament.

# pre-season - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht
# Opportunity Knocks
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# Opportunity Knocks

Dead rubber can offer a little bounce for Connacht

Mar 13th 2021, 6:15 AM 4,845 Views 3 Comments

It’s a Connacht side with debuts and full debuts to celebrate.

# pre-season - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Barcelona reveal positive Covid-19 test for defender Todibo
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Barcelona reveal positive Covid-19 test for defender Todibo

Updated Aug 12th 2020, 5:36 PM 9,457 Views 0 Comments

The 20-year-old has not been in contact with senior squad, who are set to travel to Lisbon to compete in the Champions League quarter-final.

# pre-season - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Leinster hopeful Lowe will return for next block of pre-season training
# At Home
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# At Home

Leinster hopeful Lowe will return for next block of pre-season training

Jul 9th 2020, 1:00 AM 6,649 Views 2 Comments

The 28-year-old is currently back in New Zealand for personal reasons.

# pre-season - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off
# Rolling On
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# Rolling On

'We need to get back to that momentum' - Leinster aim to pick up where they left off

Jul 8th 2020, 12:41 PM 5,594 Views 23 Comments

Felipe Contepomi says the province’s players returned to pre-season in excellent condition.

# pre-season - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Munster and Ulster out to close gap on Leinster as Connacht look for more depth
# Pecking Order
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# Pecking Order

Munster and Ulster out to close gap on Leinster as Connacht look for more depth

Jun 27th 2020, 7:00 AM 23,419 Views 20 Comments

The Irish provinces are starting to gear up for rugby’s return in August.

# pre-season - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup
# O'byrne Supremacy
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# O'byrne Supremacy

Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup

Jan 18th 2020, 5:23 PM 5,875 Views 3 Comments

Padraic Davis’ side were four points winners in Tullamore.

# pre-season - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Wins for Tyrone, Down and Donegal confirm McKenna Cup semi-final line-up
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Wins for Tyrone, Down and Donegal confirm McKenna Cup semi-final line-up

Jan 8th 2020, 10:04 PM 5,510 Views 0 Comments

Tonight’s results mean Monaghan have been promoted to the final four as best runners-up.

# pre-season - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Monaghan, Down and Armagh win Dr McKenna Cup opening games
# Up And Running
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# Up And Running

Monaghan, Down and Armagh win Dr McKenna Cup opening games

Dec 29th 2019, 6:33 PM 4,789 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster competition began today.

# pre-season - Sunday 15 December, 2019

0-14 for Tipperary's Forde but McCarthy grabs the Clare winner in Munster tie From The42

0-14 for Tipperary's Forde but McCarthy grabs the Clare winner in Munster tie

Dec 15th 2019, 4:26 PM 19,021 Views 7 Comments

830 people at McDonagh Park in Nenagh today.

# pre-season - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Louth see off Meath in O'Byrne Cup and new Westmeath boss makes winning start From The42

Louth see off Meath in O'Byrne Cup and new Westmeath boss makes winning start

Dec 8th 2019, 5:44 PM 5,945 Views 0 Comments

There was early season action in Leinster today.

# pre-season - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Here are the draws for the Munster Hurling League and McGrath Cup
# Pre-Season
From The42
# Pre-Season

Here are the draws for the Munster Hurling League and McGrath Cup

Nov 12th 2019, 9:16 AM 8,423 Views 7 Comments

All-Ireland hurling champions Tipperary will contest a group with Limerick and Clare.

# pre-season - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Six-try Connacht underline attacking quality with pre-season win over Munster
# Friendly Fire
From The42
# Friendly Fire

Six-try Connacht underline attacking quality with pre-season win over Munster

Sep 21st 2019, 4:55 PM 15,369 Views 21 Comments

Andy Friend’s side look in good shape ahead of next week’s Pro14 opener.

# pre-season - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Leinster go three from three in pre-season with victory at Northampton
# Friendly
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# Friendly

Leinster go three from three in pre-season with victory at Northampton

Sep 12th 2019, 9:24 PM 16,807 Views 6 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side enjoyed another useful work-out at Franklin’s Gardens this evening.

# pre-season - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Paddy Jackson left out of London Irish squad for Munster trip

Sep 11th 2019, 12:03 PM 17,123 Views 102 Comments

A scheduled protest against the signing of the former Ireland out-half will still go ahead at Musgrave Park, however.

# pre-season - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Pre-season boost for Munster as prop Cronin returns after leg injury
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

Pre-season boost for Munster as prop Cronin returns after leg injury

Sep 10th 2019, 2:56 PM 8,035 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland international has not played since November 2018 but is back to full fitness.

# pre-season - Saturday 7 September, 2019

Eight-try Ulster enjoy pre-season hit against Glasgow
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Eight-try Ulster enjoy pre-season hit against Glasgow

Sep 7th 2019, 6:30 PM 7,869 Views 4 Comments

Craig Gilroy and Greg Jones scored two tries apiece against the Glasgow Warriors.

# pre-season - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Friend's Connacht set for Russia trip to play Ireland's World Cup opponents
# Air Miles
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# Air Miles

Friend's Connacht set for Russia trip to play Ireland's World Cup opponents

Aug 27th 2019, 8:03 PM 5,768 Views 4 Comments

The western province are heading back to Russia next week after their memorable Challenge Cup adventure in 2015.

# pre-season - Saturday 24 August, 2019

Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada
# On Tour
From The42
# On Tour

Keenan's late try seals pre-season win for Leinster in Canada

Aug 24th 2019, 10:21 PM 13,374 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side made it two pre-season wins from two in Hamilton this evening.

# pre-season - Friday 23 August, 2019

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

Baird paired with Fardy as Cullen names Leinster team for Canada friendly

Aug 23rd 2019, 1:48 PM 9,828 Views 19 Comments

The Pro14 champions are in Ontario for Saturday’s pre-season game.

# pre-season - Monday 19 August, 2019

New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad
# Pre-Season
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# Pre-Season

New coach Larkham arrives in Limerick to link up with Munster squad

Aug 19th 2019, 6:34 PM 14,487 Views 17 Comments

The Australian was straight onto the training paddock this afternoon.

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