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Henderson, Coetzee and Addison included for Ulster's trip to Bath
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Henderson, Coetzee and Addison included for Ulster's trip to Bath

Nov 15th 2019, 12:20 PM 5,952 Views 14 Comments

Billy Burns and Matthew Rea have also been selected in Dan McFarland’s starting line-up.

Earls back for Munster as Loughman gets start at loosehead against Ospreys
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Earls back for Munster as Loughman gets start at loosehead against Ospreys

Nov 15th 2019, 12:02 PM 14,798 Views 34 Comments

Tadhg Beirne is set for his first appearance of the season off the bench in Wales.

Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks
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Kearney and O'Mahony recalled as Schmidt names team to face All Blacks

Oct 17th 2019, 8:03 AM 41,506 Views 64 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s starting XV has 886 caps worth of Test rugby experience.

Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested
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Cheika rings changes in Australia side for Georgia clash with captain rested

Oct 8th 2019, 2:43 PM 4,730 Views 1 Comment

Australia are eyeing up a World Cup quarter-final against England or France.

Lowe and Fardy return as Trinity scrum-half Osborne in line for Leinster debut
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Lowe and Fardy return as Trinity scrum-half Osborne in line for Leinster debut

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:48 AM 5,709 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen has named his team for tomorrow night’s Pro14 visit of Ospreys.

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash
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Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash

Sep 28th 2019, 8:22 AM 7,764 Views 1 Comment

Gregor Townsend’s side are in must-win territory in Pool A.

Jack Carty starts at 10 for Ireland as Kearney and Earls make returns
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Jack Carty starts at 10 for Ireland as Kearney and Earls make returns

Sep 26th 2019, 5:06 AM 49,198 Views 85 Comments

The Connacht out-half has been handed his second Test start against Japan.

O'Donnell to captain Munster in final pre-season friendly against Connacht
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O'Donnell to captain Munster in final pre-season friendly against Connacht

Sep 20th 2019, 2:56 PM 7,984 Views 4 Comments

Johann van Graan has named a strong team for Saturday’s game in Galway.

Healy back from injury as Schmidt names strong team for final World Cup warm-up
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Healy back from injury as Schmidt names strong team for final World Cup warm-up

Sep 5th 2019, 1:49 PM 33,983 Views 76 Comments

Johnny Sexton, Robbie Henshaw and Keith Earls all start for Ireland against Wales at the Aviva Stadium.

Carty earns first Ireland start in Schmidt's much-changed team for Wales
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Carty earns first Ireland start in Schmidt's much-changed team for Wales

Aug 29th 2019, 1:46 PM 40,088 Views 102 Comments

Opportunity knocks one final time for a host of players bidding to get into Schmidt’s 31-man World Cup squad.

Ireland have to stay 'open-minded' on selection after poor performances
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Ireland have to stay 'open-minded' on selection after poor performances

Aug 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,934 Views 68 Comments

The likes of Jack Conan and Andrew Conway will be desperate for further chances.

Tipperary unchanged for All-Ireland U20 hurling showdown against Cork
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Tipperary unchanged for All-Ireland U20 hurling showdown against Cork

Aug 22nd 2019, 9:37 PM 12,138 Views 4 Comments

Liam Cahill’s side are bidding to retain their title at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick on Saturday.

Kelleher at 15 as Cullen names youthful Leinster team for Coventry friendly
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Kelleher at 15 as Cullen names youthful Leinster team for Coventry friendly

Aug 16th 2019, 2:04 PM 10,932 Views 10 Comments

Ross Molony captains the province for their first pre-season hit-out at Donnybrook tomorrow.

Kleyn in green, last chance saloon and more Ireland team talking points
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Kleyn in green, last chance saloon and more Ireland team talking points

Aug 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 23,196 Views 57 Comments

Plus, Tommy O’Donnell is set for his first cap in over three years against Italy on Saturday.

Kleyn primed for Ireland debut, Carbery takes 10 shirt for Italy warm-up
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Kleyn primed for Ireland debut, Carbery takes 10 shirt for Italy warm-up

Aug 8th 2019, 2:00 PM 26,891 Views 49 Comments

Munster’s Mike Haley is also set for his first international cap as he takes up a spot among the replacements.

Heffernan and Breen drafted into Tipp line-up for All-Ireland semi-final
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Heffernan and Breen drafted into Tipp line-up for All-Ireland semi-final

Jul 26th 2019, 9:53 PM 15,193 Views 11 Comments

Premier County boss Liam Sheedy has made two changes to his team for Sunday’s clash with Wexford.

Cody makes one change as he names Kilkenny side to face Limerick
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Cody makes one change as he names Kilkenny side to face Limerick

Jul 26th 2019, 8:43 PM 24,925 Views 23 Comments

Cillian Buckley drops out for the Cats.

Cork make two changes for Munster hurling semi-final against Clare
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Cork make two changes for Munster hurling semi-final against Clare

Jul 8th 2019, 9:17 PM 15,162 Views 0 Comments

The two sides meet at Páirc Uí Rinn on Wednesday evening.

Dublin make three changes for Leinster MFC final against Kildare
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Dublin make three changes for Leinster MFC final against Kildare

Jul 5th 2019, 1:57 PM 6,204 Views 0 Comments

The sides meet for provincial glory in Navan on Saturday.

Gavin names Dublin team for today's Leinster decider at Croke Park
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Gavin names Dublin team for today's Leinster decider at Croke Park

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:20 AM 13,082 Views 8 Comments

The All-Ireland champions are bidding to win their ninth provincial crown in a row against Meath.

Leinster's O'Sullivan the latest debutant as Ireland U20 team named
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Leinster's O'Sullivan the latest debutant as Ireland U20 team named

Jun 16th 2019, 9:27 PM 12,238 Views 14 Comments

Noel McNamara has made eight changes for Monday’s U20 World Championship playoff game against England.

Dublin unveil starting side to face Galway in Leinster clash
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Dublin unveil starting side to face Galway in Leinster clash

Jun 14th 2019, 7:58 PM 9,172 Views 7 Comments

The sides meet in Parnell Park tomorrow night.

Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Pro14 final
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Sexton returns to captain Leinster as Cullen names team for Pro14 final

May 24th 2019, 12:13 PM 11,704 Views 37 Comments

The out-half comes back into the starting XV as one of three changes from last week’s win over Munster.

Two changes for Kilkenny as Cody's men gear up for Carlow challenge
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Two changes for Kilkenny as Cody's men gear up for Carlow challenge

May 17th 2019, 9:58 PM 10,190 Views 4 Comments

Richie Leahy and Bill Sheehan are drafted in for Sunday’s trip to Netwatch Cullen Park.

Carty partners Marmion as Connacht ring in the changes for Pro14 quarter-final
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Carty partners Marmion as Connacht ring in the changes for Pro14 quarter-final

May 3rd 2019, 12:19 PM 9,896 Views 24 Comments

Kingspan Stadium hosts the provinces in the last eight of the competition on Saturday evening.

Cork, Dublin, Donegal and Galway unveil starting teams ahead of football league semi-finals
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Cork, Dublin, Donegal and Galway unveil starting teams ahead of football league semi-finals

Apr 19th 2019, 1:36 PM 3,412 Views 0 Comments

The Division 1 semi-finals are both down for decision this weekend.

Boost for Leinster as Toner and Henshaw make long-awaited injury comebacks
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Boost for Leinster as Toner and Henshaw make long-awaited injury comebacks

Apr 12th 2019, 12:12 PM 8,567 Views 27 Comments

The pair have been included in Leo Cullen’s side to face Glasgow Warriors tomorrow.

Friend names Connacht team for season-defining Cardiff showdown
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Friend names Connacht team for season-defining Cardiff showdown

Apr 12th 2019, 12:04 PM 7,649 Views 15 Comments

Saturday’s clash at the Sportsground is a sell-out as the province bid to secure a Pro14 play-off berth.

Laois name team to take on Westmeath in Division 3 final
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Laois name team to take on Westmeath in Division 3 final

Updated Apr 5th 2019, 3:39 PM 5,634 Views 0 Comments

Manager John Sugrue has made three changes from the round seven defeat of Carlow, while his opposite number, Jack Cooney, has kept faith with the side that drew with Louth

Marshall starts as Ulster name strong team for Glasgow assignment
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Marshall starts as Ulster name strong team for Glasgow assignment

Apr 4th 2019, 12:22 PM 5,948 Views 9 Comments

The northern province make five changes from last week’s agonising European defeat to Leinster.

17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland
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17-year-old Parsons set for first Six Nations start for Griggs' Ireland

Mar 14th 2019, 2:04 PM 3,611 Views 2 Comments

Lindsay Peat is also back in to start for Sunday’s clash against Wales.

Joe's trust in JVDF, interesting bench calls and more selection talking points
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Joe's trust in JVDF, interesting bench calls and more selection talking points

Mar 8th 2019, 2:28 PM 25,495 Views 39 Comments

Ireland return to the Aviva Stadium to face France on Sunday.

Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook
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Griggs shuffles his pack as Ireland look for big response at Donnybrook

Mar 7th 2019, 6:39 PM 5,151 Views 1 Comment

The women’s head coach has made five changes for Saturday evening’s clash against France.

France unveil team to face Ireland in next Sunday's Six Nations clash
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France unveil team to face Ireland in next Sunday's Six Nations clash

Mar 5th 2019, 8:18 AM 15,407 Views 45 Comments

Coach Jacques Brunel has kept faith with the side that defeated Scotland.

Ruddock returns from injury as Cullen makes nine changes for Cheetahs
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Ruddock returns from injury as Cullen makes nine changes for Cheetahs

Feb 28th 2019, 12:30 PM 6,884 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland flanker has shaken off a hamstring injury and will look to get minutes under his belt at the RDS on Friday night.

Cronin gets first Six Nations start with Carty set for Ireland debut in Italy
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Cronin gets first Six Nations start with Carty set for Ireland debut in Italy

Feb 22nd 2019, 1:49 PM 42,230 Views 127 Comments

Joe Schmidt has made four changes to his starting team for the Six Nations.

Robb returns, Fitzgerald brothers start for Connacht in Glasgow
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Robb returns, Fitzgerald brothers start for Connacht in Glasgow

Feb 21st 2019, 1:00 PM 9,292 Views 12 Comments

Conor Fitzgerald starts at out-half alongside the 150-cap Kieran Marmion.

Anscombe gets Gatland's out-half nod for Wales' huge clash with England
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Anscombe gets Gatland's out-half nod for Wales' huge clash with England

Feb 21st 2019, 12:17 PM 7,596 Views 5 Comments

The Welsh welcome Eddie Jones’ side to Cardiff on Saturday in a Grand Slam eliminator.

Henshaw a late injury withdrawal as Schmidt names Ireland team for Scotland
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Henshaw a late injury withdrawal as Schmidt names Ireland team for Scotland

Feb 7th 2019, 1:45 PM 49,426 Views 69 Comments

Chris Farrell is drafted into a starting XV that shows five changes from the opening weekend defeat to England.

Henshaw displaces Kearney, O'Brien on the bench as Ireland open Six Nations defence against England
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Henshaw displaces Kearney, O'Brien on the bench as Ireland open Six Nations defence against England

Jan 31st 2019, 1:34 PM 27,076 Views 94 Comments

O’Brien missed the November win over New Zealand with an arm injury, but is back for the clash with England.