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# Selection

This month
June 2024
Frisch, Coombes and Hodnett return as Munster show hand for URC quarter-final
Last month
May 2024
Baird backed at lineout as Leinster look for major 6/2 impact
Leinster set to start Connors in Champions Cup final against Toulouse
Former Ireland U19 midfielder earns call-up for Euro qualifier
Former Ireland U19 midfielder earns senior call-up for Euro qualifier double-header
April 2024
Finlay Bealham to make 200th Connacht appearance
Lowry returns from concussion injury as Ulster show hand for Clermont trip
The case for Leinster to pick Connors and a 6/2 bench
Leo Cullen and Jacques Nienaber have important decisions to confirm on Friday afternoon.
Replacing James Ryan one of the biggest calls facing Leinster this week
Instant debut for Anna Patten as Gleeson names line-up for French clash
'The competition is good. We need it' - Cullen on Byrne brothers' battle for 10 shirt
March 2024
Debut for Szmodics and starts for Kelleher and Ferguson in Irish team to face Belgium
Richie Murphy names first Ulster squad as he takes charge for double-header in South Africa
Farrell resists temptation to shake things up after Twickenham disappointment
There’s strong competition in the Ireland squad but the players who fell short in London have been backed to respond.
Szmodics, Azaz, Cannon? John O'Shea's options as he unveils his first Irish squad
The interim boss names his selection for the Belgium and Switzerland friendlies on Thursday.
Injuries could force changes on Farrell's Ireland for Scotland clash
Ireland locked and loaded after Farrell finalises tough call
The decision to go for a 6/2 bench split means Garry Ringrose has missed out.
February 2024
Returning big names give Farrell's Ireland food for thought
Garry Ringrose and Hugo Keenan are set to come back into the mix.
Sam Costelow in at out-half as Wales seek to create 'chaos' against Ireland
Even with Keenan injury, Ireland have in-form players vying for places
Andy Farrell has strong options for his matchday 23 against Wales.
The Ireland team we’d like to see start against Italy
Andy Farrell’s side welcome the Azzurri to Dublin on Sunday.
Paul O'Connell's nephew Evan to captain Ireland U20s against France
This year
The Ireland team we’d like to see start against France
Andy Farrell faces some big calls ahead of Wednesday’s team announcement.
Farrell has picked a squad he feels is fit for a Grand Slam defence
The Ireland head coach won’t be worrying about the 2027 World Cup yet.
Simon Carr returns as Irish team to face Austria in Davis Cup is named
New boss Robertson wants overseas players to be available for All Blacks
Last year
Connacht head coach Wilkins explains omission of captain Jack Carty
Furlong, Conan, and Lowe ruled out as Connors gets big chance
Academy wing McCarthy starts on Champions Cup debut as Munster ring the changes
Robinson and Ferguson to lead line for Ireland against Netherlands
Our 2023 League of Ireland Premier Division team of the year
Johnston returns and Collins dropped as Ireland ring changes against Gibraltar
Scales handed first start as Ireland name team to face Greece
This Ireland team are more than capable of making history this weekend
Ireland increasingly optimistic on Lowe while Hansen not ruled out yet
All Blacks XV has changed notably since losing series to Ireland
Irish squad: Luckless Kelleher out with training ground injury, retiring McClean on standby
Farrell should stick with Ireland's winning formula for Scotland clash
Wing call the big decision in settled Scotland team for Ireland clash
Full steam ahead or a few changes? Ireland will respect the Scots