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#starting XV

# starting-xv - Friday 11 January, 2019

Baloucoune back from ban to make European debut in Ulster's daunting date with Racing
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Baloucoune back from ban to make European debut in Ulster's daunting date with Racing

Jan 11th 2019, 12:12 PM 4,569 Views 6 Comments

Simon Zebo will start opposite Jacob Stockdale as last season’s runners-up bid to seal their passage to the knockout stage.

# starting-xv - Friday 4 January, 2019

Healy back and Daly debuts for Connacht, but Aki absent for Munster clash
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# Team-Sheet

Healy back and Daly debuts for Connacht, but Aki absent for Munster clash

Jan 4th 2019, 12:13 PM 10,258 Views 19 Comments

The Westerners are also without captain Jarrad Butler for the third round of seasonal inter-pros.

# starting-xv - Thursday 20 December, 2018

6 of Limerick All-Ireland winning hurling heroes to start tonight in their final game of 2018
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6 of Limerick All-Ireland winning hurling heroes to start tonight in their final game of 2018

Dec 20th 2018, 10:48 AM 6,064 Views 2 Comments

Limerick travel to Tralee to take on Kerry.

# starting-xv - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Academy players to start as Connacht make 6 changes for trip to France to face Perpignan
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Academy players to start as Connacht make 6 changes for trip to France to face Perpignan

Dec 13th 2018, 12:37 PM 7,918 Views 5 Comments

Andy Friend’s side won out 22-10 at the Sportsground last weekend.

Ulster name unchanged team for Scarlets visit after narrow away win
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# European Champions Cup

Ulster name unchanged team for Scarlets visit after narrow away win

Dec 13th 2018, 12:21 PM 4,038 Views 8 Comments

Head coach Dan McFarland has stuck with the same 15 that claimed victory at Parc y Scarlets last Friday.

# starting-xv - Friday 7 December, 2018

Bundee Aki back to boost Connacht for visit of Perpignan
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Bundee Aki back to boost Connacht for visit of Perpignan

Dec 7th 2018, 12:13 PM 8,729 Views 13 Comments

Andy Friend’s side are bidding to get their Challenge Cup campaign back on track in Galway tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Ireland pair Henderson and Addison return to Ulster team for Scarlets trip
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Ireland pair Henderson and Addison return to Ulster team for Scarlets trip

Dec 6th 2018, 12:42 PM 6,004 Views 14 Comments

Captain Rory Best and wing Jacob Stockdale are also included for Friday’s European fixture.

# starting-xv - Thursday 29 November, 2018

O'Mahony leads international contingent bolstering Munster for Edinburgh clash
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# Pro14

O'Mahony leads international contingent bolstering Munster for Edinburgh clash

Nov 29th 2018, 12:00 PM 10,027 Views 15 Comments

The southern province meet Richard Cockerill’s side in Cork tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Kearney and Ringrose return, Toner starts as Schmidt names team for All Blacks
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Kearney and Ringrose return, Toner starts as Schmidt names team for All Blacks

Nov 15th 2018, 1:50 PM 37,712 Views 107 Comments

The Ireland head coach has made four changes for Saturday’s much anticipated meeting with the world champions.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Kearney and Ringrose out injured as Schmidt names Ireland team for Argentina
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Kearney and Ringrose out injured as Schmidt names Ireland team for Argentina

Nov 8th 2018, 1:53 PM 36,175 Views 130 Comments

Jordan Larmour starts at fullback as Johnny Sexton, Peter O’Mahony and Robbie Henshaw all return to the XV.

Here's the Argentina team named to start against Ireland on Saturday night
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Here's the Argentina team named to start against Ireland on Saturday night

Nov 8th 2018, 1:10 PM 9,511 Views 10 Comments

Mario Ledesma has unveiled his team.

# starting-xv - Friday 2 November, 2018

Grand Slam-winner Leavy in Leinster line-up to face Kings
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# Depth Chart

Grand Slam-winner Leavy in Leinster line-up to face Kings

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:22 PM 5,311 Views 18 Comments

Dave Kearney has recovered from injury to take a starting berth, while Scott Fardy captains the tourists in South Africa.

# starting-xv - Friday 7 September, 2018

International stars return as Leinster ring the changes for trip to face Scarlets
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International stars return as Leinster ring the changes for trip to face Scarlets

Sep 7th 2018, 12:50 PM 13,181 Views 38 Comments

A second trip to Wales in a week for Leinster.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Two changes to Galway team for All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final with Tipp
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Two changes to Galway team for All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-final with Tipp

Aug 7th 2018, 1:58 PM 10,644 Views 1 Comment

The Tribesmen are in a last-four clash at the Gaelic Grounds on Wednesday.

# starting-xv - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Mickey Harte reveals hand for Tyrone's Super 8s opener against Roscommon
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Mickey Harte reveals hand for Tyrone's Super 8s opener against Roscommon

Jul 12th 2018, 10:05 PM 7,093 Views 3 Comments

Tyrone are unsurprisingly unchanged for their visit to HQ this weekend.

Two changes to Roscommon team for Super 8s clash with Tyrone in Croke Park
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Two changes to Roscommon team for Super 8s clash with Tyrone in Croke Park

Jul 12th 2018, 12:56 PM 5,131 Views 9 Comments

Kevin McStay’s team face Tyrone on Saturday evening.

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 July, 2018

McStay makes three changes as Roscommon bid to book their place in Super 8s
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McStay makes three changes as Roscommon bid to book their place in Super 8s

Jul 5th 2018, 10:18 PM 8,625 Views 8 Comments

The Rossies face Armagh on Saturday.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

One change to Cork team for Munster U21 hurling final with 7 senior title winners included
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One change to Cork team for Munster U21 hurling final with 7 senior title winners included

Jul 3rd 2018, 9:15 AM 11,567 Views 16 Comments

Cork take on Tipperary tomorrow night in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

# starting-xv - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Ireland make six changes in bid to avoid U20 World Cup relegation
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# Crucial Game

Ireland make six changes in bid to avoid U20 World Cup relegation

Jun 16th 2018, 3:15 PM 8,387 Views 3 Comments

‘This isn’t a position we imagined we’d be in,’ head coach Noel McNamara says.

# starting-xv - Friday 15 June, 2018

Cork name team for Sunday's Munster hurling showdown with Waterford
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Cork name team for Sunday's Munster hurling showdown with Waterford

Jun 15th 2018, 10:20 PM 12,871 Views 16 Comments

The Rebels have made two changes in personnel.

# starting-xv - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Shields in for full debut as England drop Robshaw for second Springboks Test
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Shields in for full debut as England drop Robshaw for second Springboks Test

Jun 14th 2018, 12:10 PM 4,362 Views 7 Comments

Eddie Jones has made two changes in personnel as his side look to halt their losing run.

# starting-xv - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history as Parra set for first France cap since 2015
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Barrett brothers to make All Blacks history as Parra set for first France cap since 2015

Jun 7th 2018, 10:45 AM 10,966 Views 26 Comments

New Zealand host the French in Saturday’s first Test in Auckland.

# starting-xv - Friday 13 April, 2018

O'Brien and Larmour back to start for Leinster in huge boost ahead of Scarlets
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O'Brien and Larmour back to start for Leinster in huge boost ahead of Scarlets

Apr 13th 2018, 12:30 PM 11,341 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side face Benetton Treviso at the RDS tomorrow evening.

# starting-xv - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Dublin and Galway name their teams for tomorrow's National Football League final
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Dublin and Galway name their teams for tomorrow's National Football League final

Mar 31st 2018, 2:18 PM 19,726 Views 13 Comments

The sides are set to meet in Sunday afternoon’s decider at Croke Park, where throw-in is scheduled for 4pm.

# starting-xv - Friday 30 March, 2018

Aki and Marmion back to boost Connacht for Challenge Cup quarter-final
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Aki and Marmion back to boost Connacht for Challenge Cup quarter-final

Mar 30th 2018, 12:43 PM 6,568 Views 6 Comments

The western province host Gloucester tomorrow afternoon.

# starting-xv - Friday 23 March, 2018

Kerry boss Fitzmaurice makes wholesale changes for final league outing
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Kerry boss Fitzmaurice makes wholesale changes for final league outing

Mar 23rd 2018, 10:34 PM 13,437 Views 5 Comments

The Kingdom conclude their league campaign with a trip to Tyrone on Sunday.

Seven Grand Slam winners straight back in for Leinster's trip to Ospreys
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Seven Grand Slam winners straight back in for Leinster's trip to Ospreys

Mar 23rd 2018, 12:19 PM 12,606 Views 24 Comments

McGrath, Cronin and Porter named in a powerful pack for Saturday’s clash at the Liberty Stadium.

# starting-xv - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Rebels announce team to take on Clare in league encounter
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Rebels announce team to take on Clare in league encounter

Mar 15th 2018, 10:57 PM 6,006 Views 4 Comments

Cork are in action at Pairc Ui Rinn on St Patrick’s Day.

Changing locks, Schmidt's bench power and more Ireland team talking points
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Changing locks, Schmidt's bench power and more Ireland team talking points

Mar 15th 2018, 2:57 PM 11,247 Views 20 Comments

Meanwhile, it’s all change for England.

Ireland head coach Griggs makes three changes for England clash
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Ireland head coach Griggs makes three changes for England clash

Mar 15th 2018, 12:55 PM 3,193 Views 2 Comments

Louise Galvin, Nicole Cronin and Ashleigh Baxter all come into the XV.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 March, 2018

4 changes to Roscommon team for Sunday's trip to face Clare in Division 2
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4 changes to Roscommon team for Sunday's trip to face Clare in Division 2

Mar 8th 2018, 5:21 PM 5,515 Views 4 Comments

The Rossies are heading to Ennis on Sunday.

Ringrose's return, Toner over Henderson and more Ireland team talking points
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Ringrose's return, Toner over Henderson and more Ireland team talking points

Mar 8th 2018, 5:01 PM 26,216 Views 34 Comments

Plus, Jordi Murphy and Jordan Larmour are reinstated to the bench.

Henderson makes the bench as Ringrose returns to Ireland's centre for Scotland clash
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Henderson makes the bench as Ringrose returns to Ireland's centre for Scotland clash

Mar 8th 2018, 1:48 PM 27,363 Views 51 Comments

Iain Henderson and Tadhg Furlong have both shaken off hamstring injuries, but only the tighthead has forced his way back into the starting line-up.

# starting-xv - Friday 2 March, 2018

Dillane starts for Connacht against Cheetahs in Bloemfontein
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Dillane starts for Connacht against Cheetahs in Bloemfontein

Mar 2nd 2018, 12:43 PM 6,936 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland second row has travelled to South Africa for this weekend’s Pro14 game.

# starting-xv - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Furlong and Henderson ruled out as Schmidt names his Ireland team for Wales
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Furlong and Henderson ruled out as Schmidt names his Ireland team for Wales

Feb 22nd 2018, 1:41 PM 35,222 Views 128 Comments

Andrew Porter is set for his first Six Nations start in one of five changes to the XV.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Bastareaud back from ban as France make 5 changes for Friday night's game against Italy
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Bastareaud back from ban as France make 5 changes for Friday night's game against Italy

Feb 21st 2018, 11:59 AM 7,483 Views 10 Comments

The French have lost their opening two games against Ireland and Scotland.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Ireland centre returns from 7s duty to be named in Women's Six Nations team
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Ireland centre returns from 7s duty to be named in Women's Six Nations team

Feb 7th 2018, 1:48 PM 3,711 Views 0 Comments

Katie Fitzhenry is back for Sunday’s meeting with Italy in Donnybrook.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

First start for Newcastle centre as Scotland aim for opening-day win in Cardiff
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First start for Newcastle centre as Scotland aim for opening-day win in Cardiff

Jan 31st 2018, 12:49 PM 6,289 Views 6 Comments

Gregor Townsend has made six changes from the side that put 53 points on the Wallabies in November.

# starting-xv - Saturday 27 January, 2018

9 of Waterford's All-Ireland team to face Wexford as Limerick hand out 3 league debuts
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9 of Waterford's All-Ireland team to face Wexford as Limerick hand out 3 league debuts

Jan 27th 2018, 11:45 AM 6,258 Views 1 Comment

Derek McGrath and John Kiely take their sides into league action tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Friday 26 January, 2018

Pat Gilroy names new-look Dublin team for Saturday's Croke Park double-header
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Pat Gilroy names new-look Dublin team for Saturday's Croke Park double-header

Jan 26th 2018, 3:35 PM 10,348 Views 4 Comments

The Dubs face Offaly in their Allianz League Division 1B opener.