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#Squad

# squad - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Schmidt confirms 31-man Ireland squad with Cave and Furlong in
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Schmidt confirms 31-man Ireland squad with Cave and Furlong in

Sep 1st 2015, 8:30 AM 30,118 Views 85 Comments

Andrew Trimble is the big name to miss out after a tough selection process.

# squad - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Schmidt: Dave Kearney looked dangerous with the ball the whole time
# Joe's Word
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# Joe's Word

Schmidt: Dave Kearney looked dangerous with the ball the whole time

Aug 30th 2015, 11:28 AM 7,831 Views 15 Comments

The Ireland head coach was impressed with the right wing and tighthead Nathan White.

# squad - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Schmidt avoids Ireland cuts but World Cup squad crunch time comes soon
# Joe's World
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# Joe's World

Schmidt avoids Ireland cuts but World Cup squad crunch time comes soon

Aug 13th 2015, 5:54 PM 8,211 Views 19 Comments

‘Instead of whittling down, we’ll be counting upwards to 31,’ says the Kiwi head coach.

# squad - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Conan, a comeback and more talking points as Joe Schmidt names his 1st World Cup squad
# Happy Campers
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# Happy Campers

Conan, a comeback and more talking points as Joe Schmidt names his 1st World Cup squad

Jun 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 24,743 Views 27 Comments

The World Cup starts here!

# squad - Friday 29 May, 2015

'I'll get a few things wrong' - Schmidt ponders Ireland's World Cup squad
# Conundrum
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# Conundrum

'I'll get a few things wrong' - Schmidt ponders Ireland's World Cup squad

May 29th 2015, 12:32 PM 6,094 Views 15 Comments

The Kiwi head coach admitted the process of picking 31 players is proving hugely difficult.

# squad - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Schmidt may use Barbarians clash to 'broaden' Ireland's playing base
# Baabaas
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# Baabaas

Schmidt may use Barbarians clash to 'broaden' Ireland's playing base

Apr 28th 2015, 6:30 AM 10,404 Views 36 Comments

The Kiwi head coach explains the difficulty of picking a squad for the clash in Limerick.

# squad - Monday 23 March, 2015

Poland are missing some big names ahead of Ireland Euro 2016 qualifier
# Pole Axed
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# Pole Axed

Poland are missing some big names ahead of Ireland Euro 2016 qualifier

Mar 23rd 2015, 3:39 PM 6,732 Views 6 Comments

A quartet of players with nearly 150 caps between them are set to miss out.

# squad - Thursday 20 November, 2014

'Just because you're injured doesn't mean you've got no involvement'
# Unseen Work
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# Unseen Work

'Just because you're injured doesn't mean you've got no involvement'

Nov 20th 2014, 6:00 AM 4,939 Views 2 Comments

Leinster and Ireland wing Fergus McFadden explains how the rehab club remain central to the province.

# squad - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Bonner and Horgan spearhead Irish senior shinty squad, Clare stars lead U21 setup
# Called Up
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# Called Up

Bonner and Horgan spearhead Irish senior shinty squad, Clare stars lead U21 setup

Oct 8th 2014, 5:53 PM 7,732 Views 1 Comment

Ireland play Scotland on October 18th and 25th.

# squad - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Bellarabi earns first call-up as Germany name strong squad to face Ireland and Poland
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Bellarabi earns first call-up as Germany name strong squad to face Ireland and Poland

Oct 2nd 2014, 2:25 PM 3,382 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Max Kruse of Borussia Mönchengladbach makes a return after being snubbed for the World Cup.

# squad - Monday 1 September, 2014

Strong form the best way for Munster to put report furore to bed
# Error
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# Error

Strong form the best way for Munster to put report furore to bed

Sep 1st 2014, 3:00 PM 22,070 Views 27 Comments

Anthony Foley will be keen for an emphatic win over Edinburgh on Friday to quash doubts over squad morale.

# squad - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Ex-Munster centre de Villiers back to lead Boks for Rugby Championship
# Quality
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# Quality

Ex-Munster centre de Villiers back to lead Boks for Rugby Championship

Aug 2nd 2014, 1:42 PM 3,718 Views 12 Comments

Heyneke Meyer has named his squad to take on Argentina, Australia and New Zealand.

# squad - Monday 16 June, 2014

Connacht complete 2014/15 recruitment with signing of Niyi Adeolokun
# Addition
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# Addition

Connacht complete 2014/15 recruitment with signing of Niyi Adeolokun

Jun 16th 2014, 12:35 PM 7,653 Views 16 Comments

The Trinity wing has joined the western province on a one-year deal.

# squad - Monday 2 June, 2014

Rossi misses out as Italy finalise 23-man squad to take down England at World Cup
# Blue Monday
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# Blue Monday

Rossi misses out as Italy finalise 23-man squad to take down England at World Cup

Jun 2nd 2014, 7:43 AM 6,105 Views 3 Comments

Not to worry, Bearded Gent Andrea Pirlo made the cut.

# squad - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, 'retires' from international football on Twitter
# Lolz
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# Lolz

Sylvain Distin, quite brilliantly, 'retires' from international football on Twitter

May 14th 2014, 3:00 PM 14,019 Views 19 Comments

Everton centre-back has never been capped by his country despite consistently impressing in the Premier League

# squad - Friday 9 May, 2014

Omission doesn't rule Stephen Ireland out of summer tour -- Martin O'Neill
# PRODIGAL
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# PRODIGAL

Omission doesn't rule Stephen Ireland out of summer tour -- Martin O'Neill

May 9th 2014, 11:22 AM 3,382 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland manager will speak to the Stoke midfielder personally after the Premier League concludes this weekend.

# squad - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Simon Zebo included in 33-man Ireland squad, no room for Tommy Bowe
# Team News
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# Team News

Simon Zebo included in 33-man Ireland squad, no room for Tommy Bowe

Mar 2nd 2014, 6:50 PM 25,937 Views 62 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side are set to take on Italy in the Six Nations next weekend.

Darragh Ó Sé unveils 30-man Kerry U21 football panel before Munster clash with Cork
# Squad
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# Squad

Darragh Ó Sé unveils 30-man Kerry U21 football panel before Munster clash with Cork

Mar 2nd 2014, 10:46 AM 5,996 Views 0 Comments

Kerry face Cork on March 12th in the Munster U21 football quarter-final.

# squad - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Open Thread: Who would you like to see named in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad today?
# Focus Group
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# Focus Group

Open Thread: Who would you like to see named in Joe Schmidt’s Ireland squad today?

Jan 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 15,555 Views 67 Comments

Aside from Shaggy and ROG, obviously.

# squad - Friday 15 November, 2013

Ray Carey and John Hayes return to Cork senior football squad
# Back In Action
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# Back In Action

Ray Carey and John Hayes return to Cork senior football squad

Nov 15th 2013, 2:50 PM 5,178 Views 4 Comments

The 2010 All-Ireland winners will link up for the 2014 season.

# squad - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Begley calls for physicality to return to International Rules series
# Ireland
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# Ireland

Begley calls for physicality to return to International Rules series

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:15 AM 1,766 Views 3 Comments

The Laois player believes fans will respond to greater displays of passion in the hybrid game.

# squad - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Shane O'Neill, Richie Hogan and Brendan Maher in Irish shinty squad
# Selection
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# Selection

Shane O'Neill, Richie Hogan and Brendan Maher in Irish shinty squad

Oct 22nd 2013, 6:39 PM 4,363 Views 0 Comments

The trio are amongst the 19-man squad who face Scotland next Saturday and then travel to Inverness the following weekend.

# squad - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection
# Analysis
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# Analysis

Opinion: There was one Trapattoni-esque decision in Noel King’s Ireland squad selection

Oct 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 4,301 Views 19 Comments

The absence of Crystal Palace’s Damien Delaney caught many by surprise yesterday.

# squad - Monday 20 May, 2013

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee
# Setback
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# Setback

Pilkington withdraws from Ireland squad to undergo treatment on knee

May 20th 2013, 2:20 PM 1,473 Views 6 Comments

The Norwich winger explained that he pulled out on the advice of his club’s management.

# squad - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Lions coming to Australia to strangle the creative Wallaby spirit: Bob Dwyer
# Expert View
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# Expert View

Lions coming to Australia to strangle the creative Wallaby spirit: Bob Dwyer

May 19th 2013, 3:10 PM 2,395 Views 3 Comments

The World Cup-winning coach believes current boss Robbie Deans should have selected Quade Cooper in his 25-man squad.

Quade Cooper left out of Australia squad for Lions Tour
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

Quade Cooper left out of Australia squad for Lions Tour

May 19th 2013, 12:16 PM 2,483 Views 6 Comments

Inspirational and abrasive flanker George Smith will miss the tour after a knee ligament injury.

# squad - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

7 of the best, worst and most bewildering Lions squad decisions
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

7 of the best, worst and most bewildering Lions squad decisions

Apr 30th 2013, 3:13 PM 26,821 Views 67 Comments

Selecting Sam Warburton is a smart move but where are Best, Robshaw and Visser?

# squad - Sunday 21 April, 2013

O'Driscoll for Lions captain but he may not play each Test - Lewis Moody
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

O'Driscoll for Lions captain but he may not play each Test - Lewis Moody

Apr 21st 2013, 8:00 AM 4,836 Views 3 Comments

The former England and lions flanker believes Paul O’Connell’s return has provided a leadership boost.

# squad - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions second row?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions second row?

Apr 20th 2013, 8:30 AM 2,850 Views 26 Comments

The lock situation was looking bleak for Warren Gatland until two stalwarts returned to stake a claim.

# squad - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

'If I was Warren Gatland, I'd be taking Tommy Bowe on tour'
# Lions 2013
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# Lions 2013

'If I was Warren Gatland, I'd be taking Tommy Bowe on tour'

Apr 17th 2013, 2:40 PM 4,183 Views 14 Comments

Ulster’s backs coach Jonny Bell knows how it feels to be awaiting an important Lions squad announcement.

# squad - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Declan Kidney names 6 Nations squad today, possibly for the last time
# High Hopes
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# High Hopes

Declan Kidney names 6 Nations squad today, possibly for the last time

Jan 17th 2013, 7:15 AM 5,977 Views 9 Comments

We look at what Irish supporters can expect from the 10am announcement at the Aviva Stadium.

# squad - Friday 28 December, 2012

Leinster risk losing 4 in a row as they rest big names for Connacht clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Leinster risk losing 4 in a row as they rest big names for Connacht clash

Dec 28th 2012, 12:49 PM 1,297 Views 7 Comments

Shane Jennings leads the blues for the inter-pro fixture but a host of senior players will sit out the action.

# squad - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Heineken Cup: Bent and Goodman added to Leinster squad
# Making The Cut
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# Making The Cut

Heineken Cup: Bent and Goodman added to Leinster squad

Dec 5th 2012, 2:15 PM 689 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi duo have replaced Luke McGrath and Tom Sexton in the European champions’ list of registered players.

# squad - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Hooked up: Springboks call up Schalk Brits for November Test against Ireland
# Old Foe
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# Old Foe

Hooked up: Springboks call up Schalk Brits for November Test against Ireland

Oct 28th 2012, 3:29 PM 1,174 Views 0 Comments

The injured Bryan Habana is out but there are spots for Ruan Pienaar, CJ van der Linde and Jean de Villiers.

# squad - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Ferris and Williams in contention to face Glasgow Warriors
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Ferris and Williams in contention to face Glasgow Warriors

Oct 16th 2012, 2:59 PM 362 Views 0 Comments

The back row duo have handed Ulster coach Mark Anscombe a boost ahead of their Pool 4 clash.

# squad - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Munster approaching full-strength for Racing Metro clash
# Heineken Cup
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# Heineken Cup

Munster approaching full-strength for Racing Metro clash

Oct 9th 2012, 11:13 AM 912 Views 0 Comments

Donncha O’Callaghan and Marcus Horan are in contention for starting roles but Paul O’Connell is still not ready to return.

# squad - Thursday 20 September, 2012

‘Who are these guys?’ Declan Kidney set to name 30-man Ireland training squad
# Fresh
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# Fresh

‘Who are these guys?’ Declan Kidney set to name 30-man Ireland training squad

Sep 20th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,938 Views 5 Comments

The Ireland coach will show his hand ahead of the November Series when the IRFU announce the chosen ones.

# squad - Saturday 21 July, 2012

Opinion: The more things change, the more they stay the same for Ireland
# Conjecture
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# Conjecture

Opinion: The more things change, the more they stay the same for Ireland

Jul 21st 2012, 8:30 AM 1,554 Views 0 Comments

Whether Trapattoni really does intend to ring the changes for the World Cup qualifiers is unclear, writes Paul Fennessy.

# squad - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Dan Carter returns as New Zealand name seven uncapped players in squad to face Ireland
# Dan's Back
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# Dan's Back

Dan Carter returns as New Zealand name seven uncapped players in squad to face Ireland

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:58 AM 2,080 Views 8 Comments

Richie McCaw will captain the All Blacks for the three-Test series against the Irish, writes Patrick McCarry in New Zealand.

# squad - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Cave hoping to cap 'best couple months of my life' with New Zealand win
# Centre Stage
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# Centre Stage

Cave hoping to cap 'best couple months of my life' with New Zealand win

May 30th 2012, 10:31 AM 551 Views 0 Comments

The Ulster and Ireland centre is seeking to add to his two caps and challenge Brian O’Driscoll for the number 13 jersey.