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# stepping up

Last month
May 2024
Willie Faloon takes over from Richie Murphy as Ireland U20 head coach
Ulster set to appoint Murphy as head coach on permanent basis
It’s understood a two-year deal is on the cards.
This year
Vindication for Arteta on a night that Arsenal hope inspires thrilling end to season
Gunners still fighting on two fronts after goalkeeper David Raya proved to be the hero in penalty shootout with Porto.
'He is a composed lad, isn’t he?' - Leinster coach praise for Frawley after Ireland start
Peter O'Mahony: 'Destructive' Joe McCarthy is ready for Marseille mission
Last year
'I thought he was excellent' - Leinster's Frawley takes his chance at 10
23-year-old McCann makes mark to show his quality for Ulster
Former Dublin star Ger Brennan confirmed as new manager of Louth footballers
Tonga's returning stars send Ireland a World Cup warning in win over Australia A
Robbie Keane appointed manager of Israel's Maccabi Tel Aviv FC
Robbie Keane named Maccabi Tel Aviv manager
Steijn replaces Heitinga as Ajax boss
Ukraine appoint former Tottenham striker Serhiy Rebrov as new boss
Connacht appoint Mark Sexton as attack coach
'I've always enjoyed helping people develop' - O'Brien on leading Leinster in South Africa
'His ceiling is quite high, you can see he’s still adding layers to his game'
John O'Shea joins Stephen Kenny's Ireland as assistant coach
Patterson intends making the most of Murray and Casey absence
Jared Payne takes interim charge at Clermont following Jono Gibbes' exit
'International quality' Osborne impressing Leinster as Henshaw in race to be fit for Six Nations
All time
Jeremy Loughman to make Test debut as Ireland team to face Fiji is named
'I knew I'd be back' – Baloucoune out to take his chance against the Springboks
Lowry ready to take leading role in Ulster backline
England could turn to Henry Arundell as Jonny May set to miss second Test against Australia
Ferreira confident 'passionate' Rowntree can build on Munster continuity
Inspirational Peter O'Mahony leads Munster to thrilling win over Exeter
'I'm ready' - Rowntree excited to tackle top job at Munster
Ulster happy to see hard work paying off for young stars
Ireland U20s captain Reuben Crothers aiming to lead by example
'He’s been outstanding all year' - Friend backs Marmion for Ireland recall
'For a lot of our blokes this will be the biggest stage they've been on'
In-form Emile Smith Rowe gets first England call-up
'There's no doubt he's got talent' - Doak backed to shine in Cooney's absence
O'Sullivan: Physical edge helping Cork close the gap on Dublin
Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal
'Every time I go out I have something to prove' - Van der Flier making most of latest opportunity
Wayne Rooney to prepare Derby’s next match after Phillip Cocu departure
Dubliner O'Shea makes Premier League debut but West Brom easily beaten by Leicester
Keenan and Connors 'deserve their chances' after strong Leinster form
Munster promote 21-year-old hooker Barron to senior squad