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Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
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# Ireland V France

Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

6 hours ago 1,353 Views 0 Comments

Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

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Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line
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Ireland find cohesion in time for France face-off with Six Nations title decider on the line

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Adam Griggs’ side welcome the French to Energia Park this afternoon.

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown
# Grand Final Preview
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# Grand Final Preview

Munster final Down Under as Clare and Tipperary stars vie for AFLW Premiership crown

Fri 1:05 PM 18,621 Views 3 Comments

It’s Ailish Considine and Adelaide Crows versus Orla O’Dwyer and Brisbane Lions.

# preview - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them
# W6N
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# W6N

Cardiff offers Ireland an ideal stage to put months of frustration behind them

Apr 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 1,308 Views 0 Comments

Today’s Six Nations meeting with Wales is Ireland’s first outing since last October.

# preview - Friday 2 April, 2021

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon
# Goals
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# Goals

Leinster's all-Ireland team look to set European marker against Toulon

Apr 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 7,520 Views 16 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men have never beaten Toulon but aim to set the record straight at the RDS.

# preview - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Team selection a conundrum as Kenny bids to halt slide in friendly with Qatar
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Team selection a conundrum as Kenny bids to halt slide in friendly with Qatar

Mar 30th 2021, 3:00 PM 15,266 Views 15 Comments

Ireland are playing the World Cup hosts in Hungary tonight, in one of the most absurd international football matches in recent memory.

# preview - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track
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Win against Luxembourg needed to mint progress of Kenny's reign and get campaign back on track

Mar 27th 2021, 8:00 AM 17,483 Views 51 Comments

Ireland’s World Cup hopes rely on earning a first win under their new manager in Dublin tonight.

# preview - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Kenny's Ireland looking more uncertain than ever as World Cup campaign gets underway
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Kenny's Ireland looking more uncertain than ever as World Cup campaign gets underway

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 3:41 PM 18,740 Views 12 Comments

An injury-ravaged and unproven Ireland side go to Serbia for their opening World Cup qualifier tonight.

# preview - Friday 19 March, 2021

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future
# Talent
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# Talent

Ulster's exciting all-Irish team to give a glimpse of the future

Mar 19th 2021, 10:30 AM 12,588 Views 19 Comments

Dan McFarland has picked a promising young side for tonight’s clash with Zebre.

# preview - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield
# Big One
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# Big One

Farrell's Ireland must quash renewed Scottish confidence in Murrayfield

Mar 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,359 Views 16 Comments

Gregor Townsend’s side believe they are better placed to end Ireland’s dominance of this fixture.

# preview - 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 4,756 Views 3 Comments

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

# preview - Friday 12 March, 2021

Dublin star John Small: ‘My dad brought me racing when I was younger. I’d say I’ve been to every course in Ireland’
# Cheltenham 2021
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# Cheltenham 2021

Dublin star John Small: ‘My dad brought me racing when I was younger. I’d say I’ve been to every course in Ireland’

Mar 12th 2021, 2:22 PM 27,895 Views 2 Comments

The six-time All-Ireland winner joins Johnny Ward and Donn McClean to preview this year’s Cheltenham Festival on the latest episode of The Punt.

# preview - Friday 5 March, 2021

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick
# On The Verge
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# On The Verge

Munster look to seal Pro14 final spot as Connacht bid for upset in Limerick

Mar 5th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,092 Views 6 Comments

Both sides have made notable changes for the clash at Thomond Park.

# preview - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome
# Forza
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# Forza

Ireland bid to get their Six Nations show on the road with big win in Rome

Feb 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 14,005 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men take on a youthful but defensively porous Italian outfit at Stadio Olimpico.

# preview - Friday 19 February, 2021

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

Mayo team-mates facing off and '2021's breakout star' - what to expect from the Irish in Oz this weekend

Feb 19th 2021, 5:30 PM 3,784 Views 0 Comments

A closer look at how the AFLW’s Irish contingent will fare in Round Four with CrossCoders agent Jason Hill.

# preview - Sunday 14 February, 2021

Ireland will get a taste of life without Sexton and Murray as in-form France visit
# Big Ask
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# Big Ask

Ireland will get a taste of life without Sexton and Murray as in-form France visit

Feb 14th 2021, 7:00 AM 23,320 Views 33 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side will need a superb performance to keep their Six Nations hopes alive.

# preview - Friday 12 February, 2021

Dublin-Mayo rivalry renewed and Tipp team-mates go head-to-head in Australia this weekend
# Irish In Aflw
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# Irish In Aflw

Dublin-Mayo rivalry renewed and Tipp team-mates go head-to-head in Australia this weekend

Feb 12th 2021, 5:33 PM 3,861 Views 0 Comments

What to expect from the AFLW’s Irish stars in Round Three, courtesy of an expert on the ground Down Under.

# preview - Friday 5 February, 2021

'Tom Brady has a chance to cement his GOAT status and push it to mythical proportions'
# Age Is Just A Number
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# Age Is Just A Number

'Tom Brady has a chance to cement his GOAT status and push it to mythical proportions'

Feb 5th 2021, 2:30 PM 20,637 Views 21 Comments

This weekend’s Super Bowl LV and the Six Nations tournament are both previewed in the latest episode of The Punt.

Cora 'back terrorising defences' and returning Rowe - what to expect from the AFLW's Irish this weekend
# Expert's View
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# Expert's View

Cora 'back terrorising defences' and returning Rowe - what to expect from the AFLW's Irish this weekend

Feb 5th 2021, 6:15 AM 5,121 Views 0 Comments

After a turbulent week, it’s all eyes on Round Two and the football itself.

# preview - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Connacht buoyant for bonus game against Ospreys

Jan 24th 2021, 8:30 AM 5,824 Views 2 Comments

With a dearth of fixtures about, there is a sense of delight among players just to have a game.

# preview - Friday 15 January, 2021

Envoi Allen puts unbeaten record on line at Punchestown
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Envoi Allen puts unbeaten record on line at Punchestown

Jan 15th 2021, 12:51 PM 2,743 Views 1 Comment

Asterion Forlonge among five to face Elliott star on Sunday.

# preview - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham without the Irish is a dispiriting thought
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# Preview

Johnny Ward: Cheltenham without the Irish is a dispiriting thought

Jan 13th 2021, 6:30 AM 5,082 Views 9 Comments

Our columnist looks ahead to the March festival and offers his recommendation for the Triumph Hurdle.

# preview - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Connacht bid to back up Leinster win against strong visiting Munster side
# Interprovincial
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# Interprovincial

Connacht bid to back up Leinster win against strong visiting Munster side

Jan 9th 2021, 7:00 AM 18,431 Views 15 Comments

Johann van Graan has brought his frontliners back for this evening’s clash in Galway.

# preview - Saturday 2 January, 2021

20-year-old Leinster pair set for debuts as Connacht look for upset at the RDS
# Derby
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# Derby

20-year-old Leinster pair set for debuts as Connacht look for upset at the RDS

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:30 AM 13,222 Views 3 Comments

The westerners have lost three in a row leading into this inter-pro clash at the RDS.

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?
# Back In Action
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# Back In Action

Can Munster continue Clermont momentum away to McFarland's Ulster?

Jan 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 9,052 Views 12 Comments

The northern province have made 11 changes for the meeting at Kingspan Stadium.

# preview - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Irish books to watch out for in 2021
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Irish books to watch out for in 2021

Dec 31st 2020, 8:00 PM 24,579 Views 6 Comments

Here are some names to remember for your book shopping next year.

# preview - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Ulster out to get back to winning ways after crushing news on Coetzee exit
# Record
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# Record

Ulster out to get back to winning ways after crushing news on Coetzee exit

Dec 27th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,240 Views 8 Comments

Both sides are coming off the back of consecutive defeats in the Champions Cup.

# preview - Sunday 20 December, 2020

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'
# Skipper
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# Skipper

'He's a very special player and a very special bloke. He wants an Irish jersey'

Dec 20th 2020, 11:58 AM 42,914 Views 14 Comments

23-year-old Paul Boyle captains Connacht against Bristol in the Champions Cup today.

# preview - Saturday 19 December, 2020

McCloskey a key man in all aspects as Ulster look for crucial away win
# Suftum
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# Suftum

McCloskey a key man in all aspects as Ulster look for crucial away win

Dec 19th 2020, 8:30 AM 2,492 Views 1 Comment

The English side have brought back most of their frontliners for the clash at Kingsholm.

# preview - Sunday 13 December, 2020

Racing strong favourites but Friend wants 'the might of Connacht' to test them
# Big Ask
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# Big Ask

Racing strong favourites but Friend wants 'the might of Connacht' to test them

Dec 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 6,249 Views 4 Comments

The westerners are underdogs today in Paris as their Champions Cup campaign gets underway.

# preview - Saturday 12 December, 2020

Big guns holstered as Leinster begin another European assault
# Champions Cup
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# Champions Cup

Big guns holstered as Leinster begin another European assault

Dec 12th 2020, 8:30 AM 9,576 Views 10 Comments

Leo Cullen’s pack won’t use a complicated set of calls in Montpellier as they bring 11 Ireland internationals back in the side.

# preview - Friday 11 December, 2020

'I've come here and I feel like I've really been coached. They've challenged me'
# Fresh Start
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# Fresh Start

'I've come here and I feel like I've really been coached. They've challenged me'

Dec 11th 2020, 7:00 AM 9,633 Views 9 Comments

Ian Madigan has settled in happily to life with Ulster since joining last summer.

# preview - Thursday 10 December, 2020

Arsenal come to town as Dundalk bid to end topsy-turvy season on high
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Arsenal come to town as Dundalk bid to end topsy-turvy season on high

Dec 10th 2020, 7:00 AM 2,814 Views 5 Comments

Filippo Giovagnoli’s side are looking for their first points of the campaign as they face already-qualified Arsenal at the Aviva Stadium.

# preview - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Pressure is on but Ireland have enough about them to beat Scotland
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Pressure is on but Ireland have enough about them to beat Scotland

Dec 5th 2020, 7:44 AM 7,030 Views 20 Comments

Having experimented throughout the autumn, Andy Farrell has named an experienced team for today’s encounter with Scotland. They need to deliver a performance as well as a result.

# preview - Friday 4 December, 2020

How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'
# Identity
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# Identity

How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'

Dec 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 5,238 Views 6 Comments

Andy Friend’s men are aiming for a better balance in their attacking game.

# preview - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night
# The Vera Era
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# The Vera Era

'Whatever happens, we want to make the country proud' - Ireland dare to dream on defining night

Updated Dec 1st 2020, 12:31 PM 8,089 Views 3 Comments

It all comes down to this for Vera Pauw’s Ireland as they face formidable Germany in their last-ditch Euro 2022 qualifier.

# preview - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Filippo Giovagnoli banned from touchline for tonight's Europa League game with Rapid Vienna
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Filippo Giovagnoli banned from touchline for tonight's Europa League game with Rapid Vienna

Nov 26th 2020, 7:05 AM 5,226 Views 5 Comments

Dundalk host the Austrian side at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

# preview - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Leinster's 'poach group' battling for turnover points as Cardiff Blues visit RDS
# Poaching
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# Poaching

Leinster's 'poach group' battling for turnover points as Cardiff Blues visit RDS

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 7,149 Views 1 Comment

Hooker James Tracy is hoping to help Leinster towards their seventh win of the season.

# preview - Saturday 21 November, 2020

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham
# The Big One
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# The Big One

'Eddie Jones is just playing games' - Ireland aim to walk the walk in Twickenham

Nov 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 28,007 Views 12 Comments

James Ryan captains Andy Farrell’s side on what feels like a very important occasion for this squad.

# preview - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria
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'I don't think you can make any realistic assessment' - Kenny's turbulent start reaches its end against Bulgaria

Nov 18th 2020, 7:00 AM 18,696 Views 23 Comments

The new manager’s Nations League campaign has been hopelessly undermined by injury and Covid-19.

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