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#starting XV

# starting-xv - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Lowe and Fardy return as Trinity scrum-half Osborne in line for Leinster debut
# Pro14
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# Pro14

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

Oct 3rd 2019, 10:48 AM 5,702 Views 8 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash
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# Team News

Scotland change entire back row for critical Samoa clash

Sep 28th 2019, 8:22 AM 7,761 Views 1 Comment

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 26 September, 2019

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 49,182 Views 85 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 20 September, 2019

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 7,975 Views 4 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 September, 2019

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 33,969 Views 76 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 29 August, 2019

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 40,054 Views 102 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Monday 26 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 15,929 Views 68 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 22 August, 2019

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 12,012 Views 4 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 16 August, 2019

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 10,922 Views 10 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 8th 2019, 5:19 PM 23,192 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 26,879 Views 49 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 26 July, 2019

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 15,187 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 24,908 Views 23 Comments

Cillian Buckley drops out for the Cats.

# starting-xv - Monday 8 July, 2019

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 15,152 Views 0 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 5 July, 2019

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 6,166 Views 0 Comments

The sides meet for provincial glory in Navan on Saturday.

# starting-xv - Sunday 23 June, 2019

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 13,075 Views 8 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Sunday 16 June, 2019

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 12,229 Views 14 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 14 June, 2019

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 9,169 Views 7 Comments

The sides meet in Parnell Park tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Friday 24 May, 2019

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 11,695 Views 37 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 17 May, 2019

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 10,179 Views 4 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 3 May, 2019

Carty partners Marmion as Connacht ring in the changes for Pro14 quarter-final
# Matchday 23
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# Matchday 23

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

May 3rd 2019, 12:19 PM 9,886 Views 24 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 19 April, 2019

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 3,404 Views 0 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 12 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 12th 2019, 12:12 PM 8,561 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 7,643 Views 15 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 5 April, 2019

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 5,620 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

# starting-xv - Thursday 4 April, 2019

Marshall starts as Ulster name strong team for Glasgow assignment
# Pro14
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Marshall starts as Ulster name strong team for Glasgow assignment

Apr 4th 2019, 12:22 PM 5,942 Views 9 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 14 March, 2019

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 3,605 Views 2 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Friday 8 March, 2019

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 25,478 Views 39 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 7 March, 2019

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 5,145 Views 1 Comment

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

# starting-xv - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

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 15,403 Views 45 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 28 February, 2019

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 6,873 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.

# starting-xv - Friday 22 February, 2019

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 42,201 Views 127 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 21 February, 2019

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 9,279 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 7,588 Views 5 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 7 February, 2019

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 49,396 Views 69 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 31 January, 2019

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 27,066 Views 94 Comments

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

Tuilagi gets first Six Nations start since 2013 in England team to face Ireland
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Tuilagi gets first Six Nations start since 2013 in England team to face Ireland

Jan 31st 2019, 12:10 PM 17,426 Views 24 Comments

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his side for Saturday’s championship opener in Dublin.

# starting-xv - Friday 25 January, 2019

Walsh named in Cork attack while Cody unveils side to begin Allianz League defence
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Walsh named in Cork attack while Cody unveils side to begin Allianz League defence

Updated Jan 25th 2019, 9:50 PM 19,938 Views 6 Comments

The Cats face Cork at Nowlan Park on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Nagle in the back row as Ulster gear up for crucial Pro14 clash
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Nagle in the back row as Ulster gear up for crucial Pro14 clash

Jan 24th 2019, 12:34 PM 8,971 Views 43 Comments

The northern province face Benetton in Belfast on Friday night.

Kearney and McGrath start for Leinster as Cullen's men return to Pro14 action
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Kearney and McGrath start for Leinster as Cullen's men return to Pro14 action

Jan 24th 2019, 12:15 PM 11,752 Views 23 Comments

James Lowe is also back in the province’s starting XV for the visit of Scarlets.