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# starting-xv - Friday 14 April, 2017

From The42 Tyler Bleyendaal to start for Munster while Ulster make 3 changes Starting XV

Tyler Bleyendaal to start for Munster while Ulster make 3 changes

The two provinces will square off in the Guinness Pro12 tomorrow at Thomond Park.

# starting-xv - Saturday 8 April, 2017

From The42 Brogan and Connolly start as Dublin make 4 changes for Sunday's league final Starting XV

Brogan and Connolly start as Dublin make 4 changes for Sunday's league final

The All-Ireland champions are chasing a fifth straight league title at Croke Park.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

From The42 Glimpse of England whiteboard heightens speculation of Billy Vunipola return Magic Eight

Glimpse of England whiteboard heightens speculation of Billy Vunipola return

The number eight got through 72 minutes for Saracens over the weekend.

# starting-xv - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The42 Kerry U21 team packed with minor winners as St Patrick's Day club final rules out Dr Crokes trio Starting XV

Kerry U21 team packed with minor winners as St Patrick's Day club final rules out Dr Crokes trio

Senior defender Brian Ó Beaglaoich misses out through injury

# starting-xv - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The42 5 changes to Munster team after Scarlets defeat as they get set for trip to face Cardiff Starting XV

5 changes to Munster team after Scarlets defeat as they get set for trip to face Cardiff

Rassie Erasmus has shuffled his side for tomorrow’s game.

# starting-xv - Thursday 23 February, 2017

From The42 First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash Starting XV

First Leinster fullback start for Carbery while McFadden and Ruddock return for Pro12 clash

Leinster head to Rodney Parade tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Thursday 16 February, 2017

From The42 Carbery makes first start in over two months as Cullen rings changes for Edinburgh Team News

Carbery makes first start in over two months as Cullen rings changes for Edinburgh

Ireland internationals James Tracy and Josh van der Flier are also named in the starting XV.

# starting-xv - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 Henderson, Jackson and O'Brien start as Joe Schmidt names team for Scotland Starting XV

Henderson, Jackson and O'Brien start as Joe Schmidt names team for Scotland

Ireland’s Six Nations campaign gets underway at Murrayfield on Saturday.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From The42 Four changes for Roscommon's FBD League final against Galway Starting XV

Four changes for Roscommon's FBD League final against Galway

Kevin McStay’s Rossies will be aiming to regain the title they lost to the Tribesmen last season.

# starting-xv - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From The42 Fitzgerald continues unbeaten record as Wexford boss with three-point defeat of Dublin Starting XV

Fitzgerald continues unbeaten record as Wexford boss with three-point defeat of Dublin

Their reward for tonight’s win is a spot in the Walsh Cup semi-finals.

# starting-xv - Friday 6 January, 2017

From The42 10 changes to Munster team for Champions Cup trip to Paris to face Racing 92 Starting XV

10 changes to Munster team for Champions Cup trip to Paris to face Racing 92

Murray, Bleyendaal, Zebo and O’Mahony amongst those who return.

# starting-xv - Friday 16 December, 2016

From The42 Ross Byrne to make first European start as Cullen names team for Northampton Starting XV

Ross Byrne to make first European start as Cullen names team for Northampton

Sean O’Brien has been passed fit and is set to start at the Aviva Stadium.

# starting-xv - Friday 2 December, 2016

From The42 Ulster boosted by Henry and McCloskey return for Cardiff trip Suftum

Ulster boosted by Henry and McCloskey return for Cardiff trip

The weather forced the northern province to postpone last weekend’s meeting with Zebre and they are in bad need of a win.

From The42 Joey Carbery at 10 as Leinster look to bounce back against Dragons Young Fresh And New

Joey Carbery at 10 as Leinster look to bounce back against Dragons

The Athy man is the only international involved against Australia who will feature at the RDS tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The42 O'Brien starts for Ireland as Schmidt names Henderson and Jackson on bench Team News

O'Brien starts for Ireland as Schmidt names Henderson and Jackson on bench

Josh van der Flier has been edged out for the openside slot in Ireland’s XV.

# starting-xv - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From The42 JOD, Ringrose and Holland start with five uncapped players on Ireland bench Team News

JOD, Ringrose and Holland start with five uncapped players on Ireland bench

Peter O’Mahony, Keith Earls, Paddy Jackson and Sean O’Brien all make their returns.

# starting-xv - Thursday 3 November, 2016

From The42 Kearney starts as Schmidt picks Murphy at openside for All Blacks clash Team News

Kearney starts as Schmidt picks Murphy at openside for All Blacks clash

There may be debuts off the bench for Joey Carbery and Garry Ringrose.

From The42 Hansen shifts Kaino into second row as he names All Blacks team to face Ireland Ireland

Hansen shifts Kaino into second row as he names All Blacks team to face Ireland

Elsewhere, Scott Barrett could earn his first cap from the bench and Aaron Smith returns to the starting line-up following his disciplinary issues.

From The42 Ulster without Jackson, Cave and Wilson as Kiss names team for Edinburgh clash Starting XV

Ulster without Jackson, Cave and Wilson as Kiss names team for Edinburgh clash

Rob Lyttle, Brett Herron and Clive Ross have earned starts.

# starting-xv - Friday 14 October, 2016

From The42 Trimble returns to captain Ulster but no Bowe for Champions Cup opener Starting XV

Trimble returns to captain Ulster but no Bowe for Champions Cup opener

Luke Marshall, Stuart Olding and Ruan Pienaar are also back for Sunday’s trip to Bordeaux.

# starting-xv - Friday 30 September, 2016

From The42 Higgins to make 125th Mayo appearance as Rochford names team for All-Ireland final replay Starting XV

Higgins to make 125th Mayo appearance as Rochford names team for All-Ireland final replay

Cillian O’Connor will captain the team against Dublin.

# starting-xv - Thursday 29 September, 2016

From The42 Tighthead Carey makes debut as Connacht chase first points of the season Chasing That W

Tighthead Carey makes debut as Connacht chase first points of the season

The defending champions welcome Edinburgh to Galway in bad need of a win.

# starting-xv - Friday 23 September, 2016

From The42 Ultan Dillane set to bash from the back row as Connacht chase first win away to Scarlets Champs

Ultan Dillane set to bash from the back row as Connacht chase first win away to Scarlets

The powerful Kerryman is one of six changes from the side who started poorly away to Zebre.

# starting-xv - Friday 16 September, 2016

From The42 Mayo have made one change for Sunday's All-Ireland final against Dublin Starting XV

Mayo have made one change for Sunday's All-Ireland final against Dublin

The men from Connacht are aiming to end a 65-year wait for Sam Maguire at Croke Park this weekend.

# starting-xv - Thursday 15 September, 2016

From The42 Piutau back for Ulster with Jackson and Henderson set to play for the first time this season Starting XV

Piutau back for Ulster with Jackson and Henderson set to play for the first time this season

Ulster take on Scarlets tomorrow night at Kingspan Stadium.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 September, 2016

From The42 Ian Keatley starts at out-half in one of two changes for Munster Starting XV

Ian Keatley starts at out-half in one of two changes for Munster

Rassie Erasmus and his side will be aiming for a second consecutive win when they face Cardiff Blues.

# starting-xv - Saturday 27 August, 2016

From The42 Mannion, Bastick and McCarthy named in Dublin team to take on Kerry Starting XV

Mannion, Bastick and McCarthy named in Dublin team to take on Kerry

Jim Gavin has made three changes from the side that lined out against Donegal.

# starting-xv - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From The42 Only 5 players from Tyrone's last Ulster final in team for Sunday's decider against Donegal Starting XV

Only 5 players from Tyrone's last Ulster final in team for Sunday's decider against Donegal

Clones is the venue for the showdown at 2pm.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

From The42 One change to Limerick U21 team as 5 senior players included for Tipp clash Starting XV

One change to Limerick U21 team as 5 senior players included for Tipp clash

John Kiely’s side travel to Semple Stadium on Thursday.

# starting-xv - Friday 8 July, 2016

From The42 Two changes to Cork defence as Wexford name side for All-Ireland hurling qualifier Starting XV

Two changes to Cork defence as Wexford name side for All-Ireland hurling qualifier

Throw-in at Semple Stadium tomorrow is 5pm.

# starting-xv - Thursday 7 July, 2016

From The42 Galway select minor team they hope will retain Connacht title in Sunday's final against Mayo Starting XV

Galway select minor team they hope will retain Connacht title in Sunday's final against Mayo

Pearse Stadium hosts Sunday’s curtain-raiser.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The42 This is the Galway team hoping to win the county's first Connacht senior football title in 8 years Starting XV

# starting-xv - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From The42 4 new faces in Cork minor team for tomorrow's Munster final in Killarney Starting XV

4 new faces in Cork minor team for tomorrow's Munster final in Killarney

Cork aim to follow up their semi-final success over Limerick.

# starting-xv - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From The42 2015 All-Ireland minor winner returns for Kerry for Munster final against Cork Starting XV

2015 All-Ireland minor winner returns for Kerry for Munster final against Cork

Fitzgerald Stadium is the venue for Sunday’s game.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The42 Tipperary draft in two new players for Munster semi-final tie with Cork Starting XV

Tipperary draft in two new players for Munster semi-final tie with Cork

Páirc Uí Rinn is the venue for tomorrow night’s game.

# starting-xv - Friday 10 June, 2016

From The42 Tipp announce team that will aim to deny Cork a place in the Munster final Starting XV

Tipp announce team that will aim to deny Cork a place in the Munster final

The sides will meet at Semple Stadium in Thurles on Sunday afternoon.

# starting-xv - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 Captain Ryan fit to start for Ireland in World U20 opener against Wales Futureisgreen

Captain Ryan fit to start for Ireland in World U20 opener against Wales

Nigel Carolan’s side get their tournament underway in Manchester tomorrow.

# starting-xv - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 5 changes to Westmeath team to face Galway as Laois hand 5 U21's debuts for Offaly game Starting XV

5 changes to Westmeath team to face Galway as Laois hand 5 U21's debuts for Offaly game

The countdown is on to Sunday’s Leinster quarter-finals.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

From The42 Boland back from injury as Dublin pick 7 senior players in U21 team to face Wexford Starting XV

Boland back from injury as Dublin pick 7 senior players in U21 team to face Wexford

Throw-in tomorrow night at Innovate Wexford Park is 7.30pm.

# starting-xv - Friday 27 May, 2016

From The42 Pat Lam names Connacht side aiming to deliver the Guinness Pro12 title Starting XV

Pat Lam names Connacht side aiming to deliver the Guinness Pro12 title

They take on Leinster in tomorrow’s final at Murrayfield, in case you hadn’t heard.