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# Selection

Last 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The independent report on Ireland Women’s failure to qualify for the World Cup will not be published in full.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.
# Selection
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.
# Selection
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.
# Selection
Three changes as Jack O'Connor names Kerry team to face Dublin
The sides face off in Tralee on Saturday night.
# Selection
Lee Keegan returns as Mayo name team to face Monaghan
He is one of three changes.
# Selection
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
# Selection
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.
# Selection
Farrell has intriguing options in Ireland's back row and back three
Johnny Sexton could win his 100th Ireland cap this weekend in Dublin.
# Selection
Robinson starts and Connolly dropped as Kenny names Irish team to face Azerbaijan
Andrew Omobamidele keeps his place.
# Selection
Aaron Connolly to miss Serbia game with injury
Ronan Curtis is also out.
# Selection
Troy Parrott starts as Kenny makes three changes for Azerbaijan test
The side are seeking a first competitive win under the new manager tonight.
# combination
Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw
Head coach Warren Gatland has explained his selection decisions for the third Test.
# Options
Gatland looks certain to mix up Lions selection for third Test decider
The back three looks set for changes after a tough night against the Springboks.
# Bomb Squad
The Lions and Boks' changes indicate another brutal, heavyweight Test
The South Africans have reverted to a 6/2 bench as the Lions reshuffle their XV.
# Selection
Gatland calls on Murray's control as Lions get set for an 'arm wrestle'
The Lions head coach has also brought Chris Harris into his midfield.
# Selection
Lions and Boks will both consider changes ahead of Test two
The hosts struggled up front in the first Test last night.
# Selection
Price, Van der Merwe and Conan bolt their way into the Lions' starting Test XV
Warren Gatland has never been afraid to make bold selection calls.
# Debate
Take your pick: Gatland sets about selecting his Lions Test 23
There are big calls to confirm across the starting XV.
# Selection
Italy dominate Uefa's official Team of Euro 2020
There are three England players included, with one each from Spain, Denmark, and Belgium.
# Selection
Foden, Mount and Grealish all on bench as England swap to back three for Germany clash
Gareth Southgate has picked a conservative line-up for today’s last-16 meeting at Wembley.
# Key Man
'Robbie has developed into an absolute world-class midfielder' - Gatland
The Lions boss also said he views Tadhg Beirne as a back row for the tour of South Africa.
# Selection
Fintan McCarthy to partner Paul O'Donovan in boat at the Olympic Games
There will be no O’Donovan brothers duo at this summer’s games.
# Prospects
Munster back row Kendellen captains Ireland U20 squad for Six Nations
Richie Murphy has included several players with senior provincial experience.
# Selection
Parrott keeps his place in Ireland team to face Hungary
Stephen Kenny has made two personnel changes, but also looks like switching to a back three for this evening’s game.
# Selection
Alexander-Arnold included in 33-man provisional England squad for Euro 2020
Manager Gareth Southgate will have to cut seven players from the panel ahead of the tournament.
# Selection
Johansson earns call-up as Jim Crawford names Irish U21 squad for friendly matches
There are also first call ups for Getafe’s John Joe Patrick Finn and Schalke goalkeeper Dan Rose.
# Scouting
Farrell watching closely as Irish provinces head into final weeks of season
Ireland will take on Japan and the US in Dublin in July.
# Selection
Uncapped trio, including Chelsea midfielder, named in Scotland Euros squad
Billy Gilmour, Nathan Patterson and David Turnbull have been selected in 26-man provisional squad.
# Selection
Five changes as Ulster name team for Challenge Cup semi-final
Dan McFarland’s side face Leicester Tigers tomorrow night as they aim to take a step closer to ending a 15-year trophy drought.
# take your pick
Jones has 'captain’s material' as Gatland starts whittling down Lions selection
Premiership players could miss out if their clubs don’t grant them early release.
# Selection
Troy Parrott among the four Irish players to miss out on squad for Serbia qualifier
Stephen Kenny has named his 23-man squad for tonight’s game.
# Selection
'I don’t think he’s fit enough' - O'Neill surprised by McClean's inclusion in Ireland squad
The 31-year-old Stoke City winger has missed his club’s last seven games as a result of a foot injury.
# Selection
'We're looking forward to him progressing in the big games for Leinster'
James Lowe drops out of the Ireland matchday 23 for the clash with England.
# Selection
Teenage goalkeeper Bazunu earns first call-up as Kenny names squad for World Cup qualifiers
Aaron Connolly and James McClean are included in spite of concerns around their fitness.
# Selection
Debut for Cian Hurley as Munster name team to face Benetton
Johan Van Graan’s side close out the regular season at home tomorrow night.
# Selection
Ryan injury could force Ireland change as Farrell considers back three options
The Ireland head coach will have to make selection decisions quickly with a six-day turnaround.
# hooker
'Rob is a great player for us' - Farrell backs Herring at hooker again
Rónan Kelleher returns to the bench as Ireland make three changes for the Scotland clash.