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#squad announcement

# squad-announcement - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Townsend includes five uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad
# Announcement
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# Announcement

Townsend includes five uncapped players in Scotland's Six Nations squad

Jan 19th 2022, 2:50 PM 2,801 Views 4 Comments

Saracens back-rower Andy Christie and London Irish scrum-half Ben White are two of the new faces.

# squad-announcement - Friday 1 October, 2021

Two Ireland U21s squad named as only home-based players may travel to Montenegro
# Red List
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# Red List

Two Ireland U21s squad named as only home-based players may travel to Montenegro

Oct 1st 2021, 12:12 PM 6,429 Views 0 Comments

Jim Crawford’s side play a double-header of Euro qualifiers this month, but restrictions could leave him with a depleted panel for the second game in Podgorica.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header
# Squad Announcement
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# Squad Announcement

Ex-England U21 striker Will Keane receives first Ireland call-up for October double-header

Sep 30th 2021, 1:12 PM 30,805 Views 32 Comments

The 28-year-old has four goals in nine matches for League One club Wigan Athletic this season.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 26 August, 2021

Covid issues hit Ireland squad once again as Kenny confirms some players have opted against vaccine
# Squad Announcement
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# Squad Announcement

Covid issues hit Ireland squad once again as Kenny confirms some players have opted against vaccine

Aug 26th 2021, 3:37 PM 10,669 Views 3 Comments

‘In an ideal world we’d prefer to have everyone vaccinated but we have to respect the individual wishes’, said the Ireland boss.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 5 November, 2020

James Collins and Jack Byrne earn call-ups in latest Irish squad
# Squad Announcement
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# Squad Announcement

James Collins and Jack Byrne earn call-ups in latest Irish squad

Nov 5th 2020, 1:08 PM 8,057 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Kenny has named a 26-man squad for games with England, Wales, and Bulgaria.

# squad-announcement - Friday 20 December, 2019

Doyle back in the mix as Ireland Women's squad named for 2020 Six Nations
# Squad Announcement
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# Squad Announcement

Doyle back in the mix as Ireland Women's squad named for 2020 Six Nations

Dec 20th 2019, 1:30 PM 4,145 Views 0 Comments

Doyle won her last cap for the Ireland Women’s team in 2015.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 14 March, 2019

Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020
# Staying Put
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# Staying Put

Southgate rules out England exit before Euro 2020

Mar 14th 2019, 2:06 PM 3,320 Views 2 Comments

After guiding the Three Lions to a World Cup semi-final, the 48-year-old says he is unfazed by links to Premier League clubs.

# squad-announcement - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Tottenham's teenager Parrott included as Stephen Kenny names exciting first Ireland U21 squad
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Tottenham's teenager Parrott included as Stephen Kenny names exciting first Ireland U21 squad

Mar 13th 2019, 2:15 PM 8,287 Views 14 Comments

The new Ireland U21 boss named his squad for this month’s Uefa U21 European Championship qualifier against Luxembourg.

# squad-announcement - Monday 4 March, 2019

'James has a real chance of seeing his name in my first squad' - McCarthy impressed by League One's top scorer
# Scouting Report
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# Scouting Report

'James has a real chance of seeing his name in my first squad' - McCarthy impressed by League One's top scorer

Mar 4th 2019, 10:51 AM 10,804 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland manager also revealed that he has been exchanging text messages with Leeds United forward Patrick Bamford, ahead of this week’s announcement.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Andrews and Crawford join Ireland U21 coaching staff as Kenny names first squad
# Up And Running
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# Up And Running

Andrews and Crawford join Ireland U21 coaching staff as Kenny names first squad

Jan 24th 2019, 3:00 PM 12,644 Views 15 Comments

New Ireland U21 manager Stephen Kenny has unveiled his coaching team alongside his first squad.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Danny Cipriani's England exile continues as Jones names squad for November internationals
# November Tests
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# November Tests

Danny Cipriani's England exile continues as Jones names squad for November internationals

Oct 18th 2018, 10:23 AM 6,386 Views 10 Comments

Eddie Jones on Thursday named his 36-man squad for next month’s Tests against South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 24 May, 2018

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies
# Friendlies
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# Friendlies

First senior call-ups for League of Ireland pair as O'Neill confirms squad for upcoming friendlies

May 24th 2018, 4:16 PM 14,282 Views 18 Comments

Martin O’Neill has announced his final squad as Ireland prepare to France and the United States next week.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 8 March, 2018

West Ham youngster Declan Rice included in Ireland squad for Turkey friendly
# New Faces
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# New Faces

West Ham youngster Declan Rice included in Ireland squad for Turkey friendly

Mar 8th 2018, 12:20 PM 17,107 Views 34 Comments

An 30-man panel has been announced ahead of the fixture, which is scheduled for 23 March.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Jon Walters officially ruled out of Ireland's final two World Cup qualifiers
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Jon Walters officially ruled out of Ireland's final two World Cup qualifiers

Sep 26th 2017, 1:42 PM 4,239 Views 10 Comments

Martin O’Neill named his provisional squad this afternoon, and said that the striker will be out for ‘a number of weeks’ with a knee injury.

# squad-announcement - Monday 14 August, 2017

Preston's Sean Maguire included in Ireland squad ahead of crucial World Cup qualifiers
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Preston's Sean Maguire included in Ireland squad ahead of crucial World Cup qualifiers

Aug 14th 2017, 12:56 PM 19,302 Views 34 Comments

The former Cork City striker has been touted for a call-up in recent months.

# squad-announcement - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

11 Ireland players included in British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand tour
# Big Reveal
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# Big Reveal

11 Ireland players included in British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand tour

Apr 19th 2017, 12:11 PM 111,660 Views 201 Comments

Donnacha Ryan, Keith Earls and Simon Zebo are among those to miss out on selection.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Young guns reserved for U19s as Colin Bell calls on experience to face Slovakia
# Squad Selection
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# Squad Selection

Young guns reserved for U19s as Colin Bell calls on experience to face Slovakia

Mar 21st 2017, 6:11 PM 3,921 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland WNT look to build on their impressive start under new management at Tallaght Stadium next month.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Should Robbie Keane be brought to Euro 2016?
# Poll
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# Poll

Should Robbie Keane be brought to Euro 2016?

May 31st 2016, 11:01 AM 11,847 Views 18 Comments

The Ireland skipper’s fitness worries were the big news coming out of their training camp in Cork yesterday.

# squad-announcement - Monday 30 May, 2016

Where exactly are the remaining places up for grabs in Ireland's Euro 2016 squad?
# Final 23
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# Final 23

Where exactly are the remaining places up for grabs in Ireland's Euro 2016 squad?

May 30th 2016, 9:55 PM 8,373 Views 7 Comments

There are still a couple of questions to be answered tomorrow night.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Oxford winger receives Ireland call for Euros warm-up against Netherlands
# Long List
From The42
# Long List

Oxford winger receives Ireland call for Euros warm-up against Netherlands

May 12th 2016, 11:48 AM 20,784 Views 31 Comments

The Boys in Green face the Dutch at the Aviva Stadium on 27 May.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Bosnia's big names included for Euro 2016 play-off with Ireland
# Full Strength
From The42
# Full Strength

Bosnia's big names included for Euro 2016 play-off with Ireland

Nov 3rd 2015, 11:38 AM 6,254 Views 8 Comments

Manager Mehmed Bazdarevic has announced a 28-man squad for the two-legged tie against the Boys in Green.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 17 September, 2015

5 things for Martin O'Neill to consider ahead of the Ireland squad announcement
# Analysis
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# Analysis

5 things for Martin O'Neill to consider ahead of the Ireland squad announcement

Sep 17th 2015, 9:25 AM 8,131 Views 8 Comments

The form of Darren Randolph and other thoughts ahead of Thursday’s press conference.

# squad-announcement - Thursday 21 August, 2014

5 players we'd like to see named in the Ireland squad today
# Opinion
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# Opinion

5 players we'd like to see named in the Ireland squad today

Aug 21st 2014, 7:45 AM 10,696 Views 25 Comments

Jack Grealish and others who’ll be hoping to get a call from the management team.

# squad-announcement - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Rory Best to captain Ireland for summer tour to North America
# Best Man
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# Best Man

Rory Best to captain Ireland for summer tour to North America

May 19th 2013, 11:19 AM 9,634 Views 32 Comments

Les Kiss, who will lead Ireland as interim head coach, named six uncapped players for the games against the US and Canada.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

'Incredible, an accolade very few players achieve': Sam Warburton
# Hear Me Roar
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# Hear Me Roar

'Incredible, an accolade very few players achieve': Sam Warburton

Apr 30th 2013, 12:04 PM 2,442 Views 5 Comments

The Welshman led his country to the World Cup semis in 2011 but has been overshadowed recently by compatriot Justin Tipuric.

As it happened: British and Irish Lions squad announcement From The42
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As it happened: British and Irish Lions squad announcement

O'Mahony was Ireland's best 6 Nations player but he won't be a Lion
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

O'Mahony was Ireland's best 6 Nations player but he won't be a Lion

Apr 30th 2013, 6:29 AM 4,147 Views 5 Comments

The former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott also has some bad news for England captain Chris Robshaw.

# squad-announcement - Monday 29 April, 2013

Lions legend 'Geech' wants Paul O'Connell to travel to Oz
# Almost Time
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# Almost Time

Lions legend 'Geech' wants Paul O'Connell to travel to Oz

Apr 29th 2013, 10:00 PM 3,867 Views 2 Comments

The former Scotland player and coach has been involved on seven Lions tours.

# squad-announcement - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions out-half?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions out-half?

Apr 28th 2013, 11:10 AM 3,636 Views 27 Comments

Warren Gatland has two excellent options to start at 10 but there is room for one more.

# squad-announcement - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

Fitzgerald and Henshaw named in Ireland Wolfhounds squad
# Fitz Starts
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# Fitz Starts

Fitzgerald and Henshaw named in Ireland Wolfhounds squad

Jan 22nd 2013, 1:10 PM 7,793 Views 7 Comments

Ireland coach Declan Kidney has given youth its chance ahead of the Friday night clash in Galway.

Young stars set to be given Wolfhounds chance in Galway
# Watching Brief
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# Watching Brief

Young stars set to be given Wolfhounds chance in Galway

Jan 22nd 2013, 10:39 AM 1,489 Views 0 Comments

Connacht players such as Robbie Henshaw and Dave McSharry should feature in an enticing line-up.

# squad-announcement - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand
# Ask The Experts
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# Ask The Experts

Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand

Jun 6th 2012, 9:50 AM 1,387 Views 6 Comments

We are giving you the opportunity to put your best comment forward to the Irish rugby team days before they face the All Blacks.

# squad-announcement - Sunday 3 June, 2012

'Good question Pat': Follow our man in New Zealand with the Irish rugby team
# Irish Tour
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# Irish Tour

'Good question Pat': Follow our man in New Zealand with the Irish rugby team

Jun 3rd 2012, 11:26 AM 3,164 Views 1 Comment

Our reporter, Patrick McCarry, is in the home of the world champion All Blacks as Ireland look to make history.

# squad-announcement - Monday 21 May, 2012

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series
# Challenge
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# Challenge

Declan Kidney: Our objective is to win the series

May 21st 2012, 12:25 PM 2,638 Views 22 Comments

The Irish coach feels it would be ‘disrespect to the jersey’ not to try for a sweep of Tests against New Zealand.