Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#starting XV

# starting-xv - All time

Ireland centre returns from 7s duty to be named in Women's Six Nations team
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Feb 7th 2018, 1:48 PM 3,720 Views 0 Comments

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

First start for Newcastle centre as Scotland aim for opening-day win in Cardiff
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jan 31st 2018, 12:49 PM 6,301 Views 6 Comments

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

9 of Waterford's All-Ireland team to face Wexford as Limerick hand out 3 league debuts
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jan 27th 2018, 11:45 AM 6,268 Views 1 Comment

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

Pat Gilroy names new-look Dublin team for Saturday's Croke Park double-header
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jan 26th 2018, 3:35 PM 10,354 Views 4 Comments

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

All-Ireland hurling champions Galway name team for league opener
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

All-Ireland hurling champions Galway name team for league opener

Jan 26th 2018, 11:10 AM 8,632 Views 4 Comments

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

5 changes to Limerick team ahead of Munster league final against Clare
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jan 13th 2018, 12:33 PM 8,007 Views 0 Comments

The sides clash in the Gaelic Grounds tomorrow afternoon.

Lowe and Larmour set for first European starts as Cullen names Leinster team for Glasgow
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

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

Jan 12th 2018, 12:19 PM 10,905 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
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jan 12th 2018, 12:13 PM 5,575 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.

Cork ring in the changes for McGrath Cup final with the Banner
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jan 11th 2018, 9:18 PM 9,613 Views 3 Comments

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

6 players from last year's Leinster final team to start for Kildare in 2018 opener
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jan 2nd 2018, 4:41 PM 5,004 Views 4 Comments

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

A first Connacht start for Ahki as two Ireland internationals return for Zebre clash
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Dec 1st 2017, 12:52 PM 8,680 Views 25 Comments

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

Wales ring in the changes and recall big guns for All Blacks clash
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 2:20 PM 5,919 Views 10 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
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Lealiifano captains Ulster as Kiss names an exciting backline for Treviso

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:46 PM 4,926 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
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 12:20 PM 6,520 Views 8 Comments

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

Chris Farrell to make Ireland debut as Schmidt makes 13 changes for Fiji
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Nov 16th 2017, 1:50 PM 35,048 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
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Nov 16th 2017, 12:20 PM 5,955 Views 6 Comments

Eddie Jones brings back the Saracens centre.

Young centre O'Brien to make Leinster debut as Cullen names team for Glasgow
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

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

Nov 2nd 2017, 12:30 PM 9,974 Views 17 Comments

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

Aki left out while Deegan and Coulson come in for Connacht's European opener
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

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

Oct 13th 2017, 12:46 PM 10,441 Views 7 Comments

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

Matt Healy among the Connacht big guns to return for Ulster battle
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Oct 5th 2017, 12:40 PM 5,988 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.

Glynn to start for Galway for first time in two years as Waterford bring back de Búrca
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Sep 2nd 2017, 12:12 AM 9,984 Views 10 Comments

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

Cork name same team for fourth game running with two changes to subs
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Aug 11th 2017, 10:20 PM 9,973 Views 7 Comments

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

Selection Box - What decisions face Cork and Waterford in picking their teams for Sunday?
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Aug 9th 2017, 6:30 PM 8,167 Views 2 Comments

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

Buckley and Barry return to Kerry team for All-Ireland quarter-final meeting with Galway
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jul 28th 2017, 8:49 PM 12,183 Views 15 Comments

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

3 changes to Clare team for crunch quarter-final with Tipperary as Banner hit with injuries
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jul 20th 2017, 8:14 PM 12,808 Views 7 Comments

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

Fennelly a welcome return as Kilkenny make four changes ahead of Limerick test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

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

Jun 30th 2017, 8:42 PM 11,198 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
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jun 30th 2017, 1:08 AM 8,978 Views 5 Comments

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

Selection Box - What choices face Kerry and Cork when picking their Munster final teams?
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jun 28th 2017, 6:34 PM 6,904 Views 5 Comments

Plenty for Éamonn Fitzmaurice and Peadar Healy to ponder.

Read recovers to lead All Blacks in first Test as Hansen springs surprise on wing
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jun 21st 2017, 6:03 PM 15,068 Views 11 Comments

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

Jacob Stockdale set for Ireland debut as Schmidt names team for opening Test of summer tour
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

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

Jun 8th 2017, 6:59 PM 12,921 Views 51 Comments

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

6 changes for Dublin after league final loss to Kerry for Leinster opener with Carlow
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Jun 2nd 2017, 10:00 PM 9,699 Views 12 Comments

The sides meet in Portlaoise tomorrow night.

Two debutants for Limerick as key forwards return to championship team after recent club exploits
# The Lads Are Back
From The42
# The Lads Are Back

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

May 25th 2017, 2:50 PM 5,097 Views 0 Comments

Limerick travel to Ennis on Sunday to face Clare.

New faces in Monaghan and Fermanagh teams for Ulster championship opener
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

New faces in Monaghan and Fermanagh teams for Ulster championship opener

May 19th 2017, 10:43 AM 6,324 Views 0 Comments

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

Dublin stick with Leinster final history-makers for U21 semi showdown
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

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

Apr 14th 2017, 7:36 PM 4,568 Views 1 Comment

Ulster champions Donegal are yet to name their side.

John Muldoon set for 300th Connacht cap as Leinster ring the changes
# Inter-pros
From The42
# Inter-pros

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

Apr 14th 2017, 12:41 PM 8,042 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Tyler Bleyendaal to start for Munster while Ulster make 3 changes

Apr 14th 2017, 12:27 PM 12,765 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 8th 2017, 12:27 PM 9,183 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Glimpse of England whiteboard heightens speculation of Billy Vunipola return

Mar 7th 2017, 9:38 PM 10,926 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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 13,873 Views 14 Comments

Senior defender Brian Ó Beaglaoich misses out through injury

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

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

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:57 PM 12,796 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 12:44 PM 7,529 Views 32 Comments

Leinster head to Rodney Parade tomorrow night.