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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Roots

This year
# Roots
Hansen gets fresh trim and settles into new Galway house as Six Nations looms
The Canberra native he is taking nothing for granted about making this year’s Irish squad.
All time
# Pride of Skerries
'It was clear from early doors that he would be the standout player'
Ireland call-up Ciarán Frawley was part of a talented Skerries team before advancing into pro rugby.
# Premier League
The Bishopstown Blade: John Egan’s journey from GAA roots to the Premier League
Egan was a promising GAA star before he set off in pursuit of a professional football career.
# Grassroots
'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'
Jason Harris-Wright will look to help Clontarf to AIL glory before joining Pat Lam at Bristol.
# Roots
From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander
The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.
# Irish Roots
'I'd love to play in an All-Ireland Final' admits England cricketer Eoin Morgan
The batsman also claims his hurling days don’t influence his cricket as much as many believe.
# Roots
It's not just Gavin Duffy - the Sportsground is full of Gaelic footballers
We spoke to three more Connacht rugby players about their GAA links…
# Home and Away
Welcome home, Quadey: Cooper checks in with old Irish friends
Top bloke is Quade. Why would anybody boo him?
# Roots
Paul McShane is sponsoring his old GAA club's jerseys
Wicklow side Newtown wear the Ireland defender’s name on their shirts.