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#starting XV

# starting-xv - Friday 26 January, 2018

All-Ireland hurling champions Galway name team for league opener
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All-Ireland hurling champions Galway name team for league opener

Jan 26th 2018, 11:10 AM 8,620 Views 5 Comments

The Tribesmen entertain Antrim in the first round of Division 1B fixtures on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Saturday 13 January, 2018

5 changes to Limerick team ahead of Munster league final against Clare
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5 changes to Limerick team ahead of Munster league final against Clare

Jan 13th 2018, 12:33 PM 7,992 Views 0 Comments

The sides clash in the Gaelic Grounds tomorrow afternoon.

# starting-xv - Friday 12 January, 2018

Lowe and Larmour set for first European starts as Cullen names Leinster team for Glasgow
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Lowe and Larmour set for first European starts as Cullen names Leinster team for Glasgow

Jan 12th 2018, 12:19 PM 10,895 Views 54 Comments

Isa Nacewa also returns from injury to captain Leinster in their round five clash at the RDS.

Henderson at lock as Ulster grit their teeth for make-or-break clash with La Rochelle
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Henderson at lock as Ulster grit their teeth for make-or-break clash with La Rochelle

Jan 12th 2018, 12:13 PM 5,563 Views 20 Comments

Wiehahn Herbst was a late withdrawal from the squad, so Ross Kane has been drafted in from A duty to take a place among the replacements.

# starting-xv - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Cork ring in the changes for McGrath Cup final with the Banner
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Cork ring in the changes for McGrath Cup final with the Banner

Jan 11th 2018, 9:18 PM 9,603 Views 3 Comments

The Rebels face Clare at Mallow’s GAA Complex this weekend.

# starting-xv - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

6 players from last year's Leinster final team to start for Kildare in 2018 opener
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6 players from last year's Leinster final team to start for Kildare in 2018 opener

Jan 2nd 2018, 4:41 PM 4,982 Views 4 Comments

The Lilywhites take on Louth in the O’Byrne Cup tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Friday 1 December, 2017

A first Connacht start for Ahki as two Ireland internationals return for Zebre clash
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A first Connacht start for Ahki as two Ireland internationals return for Zebre clash

Dec 1st 2017, 12:52 PM 8,673 Views 26 Comments

Kieran Keane’s side are looking to get back to winning ways this weekend.

# starting-xv - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash
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Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:20 PM 5,912 Views 9 Comments

The Dragons are hoping to end a 64-year losing streak against the world champions in Cardiff this Saturday.

Lealiifano captains Ulster as Kiss names an exciting backline for Treviso
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Lealiifano captains Ulster as Kiss names an exciting backline for Treviso

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:46 PM 4,914 Views 13 Comments

Paul Marshall is set to make his 200th appearance for the province.

Nacewa returns, a first Leinster start for Murphy but Dragons come too soon for Ringrose
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Nacewa returns, a first Leinster start for Murphy but Dragons come too soon for Ringrose

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:20 PM 6,514 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen has named his team to face Dragons in the Pro14 tomorrow evening.

# starting-xv - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Chris Farrell to make Ireland debut as Schmidt makes 13 changes for Fiji
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Chris Farrell to make Ireland debut as Schmidt makes 13 changes for Fiji

Nov 16th 2017, 1:50 PM 35,040 Views 60 Comments

There are also first starts in green for Darren Sweetnam, Andrew Porter and Rob Herring.

Farrell returns for England clash against Australia while Gatland changes up Welsh side
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Farrell returns for England clash against Australia while Gatland changes up Welsh side

Nov 16th 2017, 12:20 PM 5,947 Views 6 Comments

Eddie Jones brings back the Saracens centre.

# starting-xv - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Young centre O'Brien to make Leinster debut as Cullen names team for Glasgow
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Young centre O'Brien to make Leinster debut as Cullen names team for Glasgow

Nov 2nd 2017, 12:30 PM 9,964 Views 17 Comments

Leinster have four Ireland players available for Friday’s trip to Scotstoun.

# starting-xv - Friday 13 October, 2017

Aki left out while Deegan and Coulson come in for Connacht's European opener
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Aki left out while Deegan and Coulson come in for Connacht's European opener

Oct 13th 2017, 12:46 PM 10,434 Views 7 Comments

Kieran Keane has shown his hand for the province’s Challenge Cup clash against Oyonnax.

# starting-xv - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle
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Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle

Oct 5th 2017, 12:40 PM 5,975 Views 10 Comments

Kieran Marmion is set to make his 100th Championship appearance for the province while captain John Muldoon is also named to start.

# starting-xv - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Glynn to start for Galway for first time in two years as Waterford bring back de Búrca
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Glynn to start for Galway for first time in two years as Waterford bring back de Búrca

Sep 2nd 2017, 12:12 AM 9,975 Views 10 Comments

Both teams have made a single change before Sunday’s All-Ireland final.

# starting-xv - Friday 11 August, 2017

Cork name same team for fourth game running with two changes to subs
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Cork name same team for fourth game running with two changes to subs

Aug 11th 2017, 10:20 PM 9,969 Views 7 Comments

Kieran Kingston takes his side into action against Waterford on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Selection Box - What decisions face Cork and Waterford in picking their teams for Sunday?
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Selection Box - What decisions face Cork and Waterford in picking their teams for Sunday?

Aug 9th 2017, 6:30 PM 8,159 Views 2 Comments

Derek McGrath and Kieran Kingston are putting the finishing touches to their preparations.

# starting-xv - Friday 28 July, 2017

Buckley and Barry return to Kerry team for All-Ireland quarter-final meeting with Galway
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Buckley and Barry return to Kerry team for All-Ireland quarter-final meeting with Galway

Jul 28th 2017, 8:49 PM 12,172 Views 16 Comments

The Crokes forward will captain the Kingdom at Croke Park on Sunday.

# starting-xv - Thursday 20 July, 2017

3 changes to Clare team for crunch quarter-final with Tipperary as Banner hit with injuries
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3 changes to Clare team for crunch quarter-final with Tipperary as Banner hit with injuries

Jul 20th 2017, 8:14 PM 12,800 Views 7 Comments

David McInerney and Aron Shanagher have both failed late fitness tests.

# starting-xv - Friday 30 June, 2017

Fennelly a welcome return as Kilkenny make four changes ahead of Limerick test
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Fennelly a welcome return as Kilkenny make four changes ahead of Limerick test

Jun 30th 2017, 8:42 PM 11,192 Views 7 Comments

Nowlan Park plays host to the All-Ireland qualifier meeting this Saturday evening.

Two changes for Limerick hurlers as they bid to give Kilkenny an early exit
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Two changes for Limerick hurlers as they bid to give Kilkenny an early exit

Jun 30th 2017, 1:08 AM 8,969 Views 5 Comments

Nowlan Park plays host to their All-Ireland qualifier meeting this Saturday evening.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Selection Box - What choices face Kerry and Cork when picking their Munster final teams?
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Selection Box - What choices face Kerry and Cork when picking their Munster final teams?

Jun 28th 2017, 6:34 PM 6,893 Views 5 Comments

Plenty for Éamonn Fitzmaurice and Peadar Healy to ponder.

# starting-xv - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Read recovers to lead All Blacks in first Test as Hansen springs surprise on wing
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Read recovers to lead All Blacks in first Test as Hansen springs surprise on wing

Jun 21st 2017, 6:03 PM 15,054 Views 11 Comments

Rieko Ioane and Sonny Bill Williams have been included in the All Black side.

# starting-xv - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Jacob Stockdale set for Ireland debut as Schmidt names team for opening Test of summer tour
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Jacob Stockdale set for Ireland debut as Schmidt names team for opening Test of summer tour

Jun 8th 2017, 6:59 PM 12,911 Views 51 Comments

Dave Heffernan, Andrew Porter, James Ryan and Rory Scannell could also make their debuts off the bench.

# starting-xv - Friday 2 June, 2017

6 changes for Dublin after league final loss to Kerry for Leinster opener with Carlow
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6 changes for Dublin after league final loss to Kerry for Leinster opener with Carlow

Jun 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 9,689 Views 12 Comments

The sides meet in Portlaoise tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Two debutants for Limerick as key forwards return to championship team after recent club exploits
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Two debutants for Limerick as key forwards return to championship team after recent club exploits

May 25th 2017, 2:50 PM 5,078 Views 0 Comments

Limerick travel to Ennis on Sunday to face Clare.

# starting-xv - Friday 19 May, 2017

New faces in Monaghan and Fermanagh teams for Ulster championship opener
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New faces in Monaghan and Fermanagh teams for Ulster championship opener

May 19th 2017, 10:43 AM 6,307 Views 0 Comments

Antrim have also unveiled their team for their clash against Donegal.

# starting-xv - Friday 14 April, 2017

Dublin stick with Leinster final history-makers for U21 semi showdown
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Dublin stick with Leinster final history-makers for U21 semi showdown

Apr 14th 2017, 7:36 PM 4,560 Views 1 Comment

Ulster champions Donegal are yet to name their side.

John Muldoon set for 300th Connacht cap as Leinster ring the changes
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John Muldoon set for 300th Connacht cap as Leinster ring the changes

Apr 14th 2017, 12:41 PM 8,033 Views 16 Comments

It’s Connacht v Leinster in Galway on Saturday night.

Tyler Bleyendaal to start for Munster while Ulster make 3 changes
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Tyler Bleyendaal to start for Munster while Ulster make 3 changes

Apr 14th 2017, 12:27 PM 12,758 Views 19 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Saturday 8 April, 2017

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

Apr 8th 2017, 12:27 PM 9,173 Views 6 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Glimpse of England whiteboard heightens speculation of Billy Vunipola return
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Glimpse of England whiteboard heightens speculation of Billy Vunipola return

Mar 7th 2017, 9:38 PM 10,918 Views 9 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Monday 6 March, 2017

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

Mar 6th 2017, 6:47 PM 13,857 Views 14 Comments

Senior defender Brian Ó Beaglaoich misses out through injury

# starting-xv - Friday 3 March, 2017

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:57 PM 12,785 Views 10 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 23 February, 2017

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:44 PM 7,521 Views 32 Comments

Leinster head to Rodney Parade tomorrow night.

# starting-xv - Thursday 16 February, 2017

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

Feb 16th 2017, 12:50 PM 8,962 Views 19 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 2 February, 2017

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

Feb 2nd 2017, 2:04 PM 35,083 Views 104 Comments

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

# starting-xv - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Four changes for Roscommon's FBD League final against Galway
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Four changes for Roscommon's FBD League final against Galway

Jan 25th 2017, 2:49 PM 4,468 Views 1 Comment

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

# starting-xv - Thursday 19 January, 2017

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

Jan 19th 2017, 9:20 PM 12,259 Views 7 Comments

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