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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Selection

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
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Sancho in contention for long-awaited Manchester United return in FA Cup
The England winger could be involved against Reading this weekend.
This month
January 2023
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Leinster hooker named captain as Ireland U20 Six Nations squad is announced
Ireland will face Wales in their opening tie after finishing last year’s campaign as Grand Slam winners.
Last year
2022
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O'Dowda given chance to shine, Ferguson on bench as Irish team to face Norway is named
Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard starts for the visitors.
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Fiji clash provides Farrell with scope to make changes to Ireland XV
It is expected that the Ireland boss will use his wider squad in their second autumn clash.
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Memorable week continues for Munster's John Ryan as he is added to Barbarians squad
The 34-year-old tighthead will link up with Baabaas head coach Ronan O’Gara.
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Late Tyrone star Damian Casey named on Ring, Rackard and Meagher team of the year
Former Mayo footballer Keith Higgins has made the team for the second year in-a-row.
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Rowntree looks to some fresh faces to inject life into Munster's season
The English head coach has handed a full debut to 19-year-old academy graduate Edwin Edogbo.
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Two changes as Ireland team to face Armenia is named
Jeff Hendrick and Robbie Brady return to the starting side.
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Obafemi starts, Duffy and Coleman out as Kenny names Ireland team to face Scotland
Matt Doherty also returns to the starting XI.
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Gatland on Lions call over Sexton - 'I still probably ask myself now whether it was the right decision '
Sexton is one of nine Ireland players named in Gatland’s hypothetical 2022 Lions side.
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Do you agree with The Sunday Game's Hurler and Team of the Year?
Limerick again had the majority representation on the show’s XV of the 2022 season.
# full strength
Sexton starts for Ireland again but Carbery hasn't been denied chances
There are outside concerns about the out-half’s welfare and Ireland’s depth.
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Hansen back in Ireland mix as Farrell weighs up changes for second Test
The Ireland head coach’s options are limited in some areas of his team.
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Picking the Ireland teams for the midweek Māori game and first Test
Andy Farrell has some big calls to confirm next week in New Zealand.
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Roche recalled to Ireland squad after lengthy absence ahead of World Cup qualifier
Meanwhile, goalkeeper Naoisha McAloon has received a first senior call-up while Diane Caldwell has also been included.
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Scott Hogan starts as Kenny makes three changes for Ukraine clash
Ireland have a much-depleted back line for tonight’s game in Poland.
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Obafemi makes first start as Stephen Kenny rings the changes for Scotland clash
Troy Parrott and Jayson Molumby are also handed starts in a youthful Irish side.
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Two changes as Stephen Kenny names Irish team to face Ukraine
The visitors have changed almost their entire team.
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Ireland set to stick with Caoimhín Kelleher for rest of Nations League campaign
Gavin Bazunu has been ruled out with injury.
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Cullen happy to have 'close calls' for consideration as Leinster turn focus to the Bulls
The province welcome the South African side to the RDS next Friday.
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Bazunu misses out and Troy Parrott handed start as Kenny names team to face Armenia
Caoimhin Kelleher starts in goal.
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First call-ups for Hodge and Adaramola as U21 squad named for decisive qualifiers
Jim Crawford’s side retain a chance of automatic qualification for the finals in Georgia and Romania.
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Leinster name unchanged team for semi-final meeting with Toulouse
The only alteration is on the bench, as Tommy O’Brien has been sidelined with a long-term knee injury.
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TJ Reid set to make first start of the season as Kilkenny prepare to host Laois
Brian Cody’s side will be looking to continue their winning start to the Leinster SHC this weekend.
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Stephen Kenny rings the changes for friendly against Lithuania
Kenny has made six changes for tonight’s game.
# Impact
Ireland head coach McWilliams backs Parsons to 'do some damage' from the bench
The 20-year-old superstar is held in reserve for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against Wales.
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Darragh Burns and Phil Neville's son Harvey included in one-off Irish U20s camp
A special camp of U20 players has been called for this month, with many of the named players having not played for Ireland in two years.
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'Pete's in good form... he's a good emotional leader for us as well'
Andy Farrell believes O’Mahony is getting better, while the Cork man is loving life with Ireland.
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Mayo make six changes for Kerry clash
Aidan O’Shea makes a first start of the year.
# Review
IRFU to hire head of women's rugby and invest extra €1 million, but no full report
The independent report on Ireland Women’s failure to qualify for the World Cup will not be published in full.
# Under Pressure
Ralf Rangnick defends Cristiano Ronaldo selection
The Portuguese star was involved for the full duration on Saturday as United were held 0-0 by Watford at Old Trafford.
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Wholesale changes unlikely for Ireland but Farrell could make tweaks
The Ireland head coach will be keen to keep his frontliners sharp for the England clash in Round 4.
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Henshaw and Henderson in the mix as Farrell considers changes for Paris
The Ireland boss says his squad will miss Keith Earls, who suffered a hamstring injury last week.
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Three changes as Jack O'Connor names Kerry team to face Dublin
The sides face off in Tralee on Saturday night.
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Lee Keegan returns as Mayo name team to face Monaghan
He is one of three changes.
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Keith Ricken names Cork team to face Kerry in McGrath Cup final
The game throws in at 2pm in Killarney tomorrow.
Carty and Treadwell in, two uncapped backs, a settled squad - Farrell's selection
The likes of Kieran Marmion and Ciarán Frawley are unlucky to miss out.
All time
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Furlong and Henshaw to start as teams named for Leinster/Ulster URC clash
John Cooney returns to the Ulster team.
# locks
Farrell feels Henderson 'better suited' to All Blacks as Beirne benched
Jamison Gibson-Park retains his spot at scrum-half after impressing against Japan.
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Farrell has intriguing options in Ireland's back row and back three
Johnny Sexton could win his 100th Ireland cap this weekend in Dublin.