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#prop life

# prop-life - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

'Few international tightheads can play 80 minutes, they turn into passengers'
# Prop Up
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# Prop Up

'Few international tightheads can play 80 minutes, they turn into passengers'

Feb 11th 2015, 7:00 AM 5,886 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old pretender to Mike Ross’ throne is growing more confident by the cap.

# prop-life - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Competition for Court as London Irish sign up All Black prop Ben Franks
# Next Term
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# Next Term

Competition for Court as London Irish sign up All Black prop Ben Franks

Jan 20th 2015, 10:19 AM 4,067 Views 6 Comments

The 42-Test All Black has signed a three-year contract with the Premiership club.

# prop-life - Sunday 16 November, 2014

Another strong finish will stand to Ireland, says try-scoring Dave Kilcoyne
# Killer Instinct
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# Killer Instinct

Another strong finish will stand to Ireland, says try-scoring Dave Kilcoyne

Nov 16th 2014, 8:11 PM 5,375 Views 1 Comment

The prop is making a habit of getting himself on the score-sheet, but today’s try was extra special.

# prop-life - Monday 13 October, 2014

Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland's November internationals
# Baby Calf Down
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# Baby Calf Down

Shoulder injury rules Martin Moore out of Ireland's November internationals

Oct 13th 2014, 3:19 PM 10,427 Views 25 Comments

Leinster coach Leo Cullen today said the tighthead prop would miss 12 weeks through injury.

# prop-life - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Botha heads into scrum battle with Toulouse confident in Munster's power
# Scrum Power
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# Scrum Power

Botha heads into scrum battle with Toulouse confident in Munster's power

Apr 5th 2014, 8:30 AM 2,646 Views 4 Comments

The South African prop explains how the province has adapted to the demand for hooking and the removal of the hit.

# prop-life - Monday 17 March, 2014

'Winning with your country is a rarer thing' - Mike Ross revels in Ireland success
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'Winning with your country is a rarer thing' - Mike Ross revels in Ireland success

Mar 17th 2014, 8:30 AM 7,380 Views 6 Comments

The tighthead prop shared a respectful post-match moment with direct opponent Thomas Domingo at the Stade de France.

# prop-life - Monday 3 February, 2014

Once you're on it's like any other game': Moore delighted to get nervy debut under his belt
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# Prop Life

Once you're on it's like any other game': Moore delighted to get nervy debut under his belt

Feb 3rd 2014, 12:02 AM 6,289 Views 3 Comments

Martin Moore has gone from AIL to international prop in the space of a year.

# prop-life - Sunday 19 January, 2014

Martin Moore looking forward to ‘great opportunity’ with Ireland
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# Prop Life

Martin Moore looking forward to ‘great opportunity’ with Ireland

Jan 19th 2014, 8:20 AM 3,379 Views 6 Comments

The Leinster tighthead prop has been increasingly impressive for his province this season.

# prop-life - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Strictly business as Ulster’s Afoa plans to ‘do a job’ on Leicester
# Scrum Wars
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# Scrum Wars

Strictly business as Ulster’s Afoa plans to ‘do a job’ on Leicester

Jan 15th 2014, 8:22 AM 3,020 Views 0 Comments

The tight-head is promising a big improvement to come from the northern province’s set-piece.

# prop-life - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Irish consortium take over Exiles, sign up CJ van der Linde
# Diaspora
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# Diaspora

Irish consortium take over Exiles, sign up CJ van der Linde

Dec 12th 2013, 1:05 PM 5,387 Views 1 Comment

London Irish owners for London Irish, sounds right to us.

# prop-life - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Ulster prop Afoa confirms Premiership switch
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# Prop Life

Ulster prop Afoa confirms Premiership switch

Dec 4th 2013, 8:23 PM 5,554 Views 3 Comments

“When I finish my career, I will reflect on my time at Ravenhill with a lot of pride.”

# prop-life - Thursday 7 November, 2013

'It's an honour for myself and my family' - Jack McGrath on Ireland debut
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# Prop Life

'It's an honour for myself and my family' - Jack McGrath on Ireland debut

Nov 7th 2013, 6:00 PM 4,539 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster prop is excited about taking on Samoan mammoth Census Johnston on Saturday.

# prop-life - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Cian Healy is a nightmare to scrummage against - Mike Ross
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# Prop Life

Cian Healy is a nightmare to scrummage against - Mike Ross

Oct 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,065 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland international tight head prop gives an insight into how the law changes at scrum time have impacted.

# prop-life - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Prop Moore making huge steps, but he owes entire pack a lunch -- Greg Feek
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# Prop Life

Prop Moore making huge steps, but he owes entire pack a lunch -- Greg Feek

Oct 15th 2013, 8:19 AM 3,468 Views 5 Comments

The young tight-head is impressing with every appearance, but his scrum coach was sure to rein in his praise yesterday.

# prop-life - Thursday 10 October, 2013

BJ Botha positive about scrum changes ahead of Heineken Cup
# Crouch Bind Set
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# Crouch Bind Set

BJ Botha positive about scrum changes ahead of Heineken Cup

Oct 10th 2013, 9:00 AM 1,270 Views 0 Comments

Munster’s South African tight head prop has been enjoying getting to grips with the new laws.

# prop-life - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Archer ready for forward battle with strong Leinster pack
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Archer ready for forward battle with strong Leinster pack

Oct 3rd 2013, 3:31 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

The Munster tight head knows how important the set piece contest will be at Thomond Park on Saturday.

# prop-life - Thursday 21 February, 2013

6 Nations: Ireland appeal length of Healy suspension
# Saga
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# Saga

6 Nations: Ireland appeal length of Healy suspension

Feb 21st 2013, 7:23 PM 1,657 Views 8 Comments

“He’s effectively been ruled out of rugby for four weeks and that is an area we’d like clarity on,” said Ireland team manager Mick Kearney.

# prop-life - Saturday 5 January, 2013

VIDEO: Edinburgh prop runs in 40 metre wonder-try against Leinster
# Choo Choo
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# Choo Choo

VIDEO: Edinburgh prop runs in 40 metre wonder-try against Leinster

Jan 5th 2013, 1:07 PM 1,364 Views 1 Comment

Take a bow, Willem Nel… okay, take a breath, then take a bow.

# prop-life - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Ayerza hoping to end landmark year on high
# Forward Planning
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# Forward Planning

Ayerza hoping to end landmark year on high

Nov 22nd 2012, 7:10 AM 528 Views 0 Comments

The Leicester prop is confident that a decent Argentinian performance this week, will bring a first ever win in Dublin.

# prop-life - Friday 26 October, 2012

Green Pastures: Andress a Warrior to call in a tight spot
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Green Pastures: Andress a Warrior to call in a tight spot

Oct 26th 2012, 7:20 AM 576 Views 0 Comments

The former Harlequins and Exeter tight-head is loving life at the Premiership’s coal-face.

# prop-life - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight
# Maths And Stats
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# Maths And Stats

Size matters: Connacht fought a losing battle against European heavyweight

Oct 23rd 2012, 7:15 AM 1,265 Views 1 Comment

Was Denis Buckley really a whole 50 kilos lighter than his direct opponent? “Don’t believe the programme.”

# prop-life - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Leading from the front: Ross ready to start playing hardball
# Prop Life
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# Prop Life

Leading from the front: Ross ready to start playing hardball

Oct 3rd 2012, 7:53 AM 724 Views 0 Comments

“If you can’t get up for Munster you might as well not be playing rugby.” Says the cornerstone of Leinster’s set-piece.