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# stepping-up - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Ferreira confident 'passionate' Rowntree can build on Munster continuity
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Ferreira confident 'passionate' Rowntree can build on Munster continuity

Apr 27th 2022, 11:45 AM 6,772 Views 3 Comments

The outgoing defence coach is following Johann van Graan to Bath at the end of the season but insists the province is in good hands.

# stepping-up - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Inspirational Peter O'Mahony leads Munster to thrilling win over Exeter
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Inspirational Peter O'Mahony leads Munster to thrilling win over Exeter

Apr 16th 2022, 4:55 PM 51,664 Views 44 Comments

The province have qualified for the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup thanks to a superb 26-10 win at Thomond Park.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

'I'm ready' - Rowntree excited to tackle top job at Munster
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'I'm ready' - Rowntree excited to tackle top job at Munster

Apr 12th 2022, 2:03 PM 7,341 Views 17 Comments

The Munster job will be Rowntree’s first as a head coach.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Ulster happy to see hard work paying off for young stars
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Ulster happy to see hard work paying off for young stars

Mar 1st 2022, 8:55 AM 3,304 Views 0 Comments

Ulster skills coach Craig Newby was in the Aviva Stadium to watch Mike Lowry score two tries on his Test debut.

# stepping-up - Monday 31 January, 2022

Ireland U20s captain Reuben Crothers aiming to lead by example
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Ireland U20s captain Reuben Crothers aiming to lead by example

Jan 31st 2022, 7:15 AM 5,851 Views 1 Comment

The Ulster flanker is preparing for his second U20s Six Nations campaign.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

'He’s been outstanding all year' - Friend backs Marmion for Ireland recall
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'He’s been outstanding all year' - Friend backs Marmion for Ireland recall

Jan 12th 2022, 7:15 AM 4,952 Views 11 Comments

The scrum-half was last capped at Test level in November 2020.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

'For a lot of our blokes this will be the biggest stage they've been on'
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'For a lot of our blokes this will be the biggest stage they've been on'

Dec 15th 2021, 7:00 AM 7,568 Views 2 Comments

Connacht are preparing for a trip to play Premiership leaders Leicester Tigers on Sunday.

# stepping-up - Monday 8 November, 2021

In-form Emile Smith Rowe gets first England call-up
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In-form Emile Smith Rowe gets first England call-up

Nov 8th 2021, 5:42 PM 5,201 Views 0 Comments

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford has dropped out of the squad.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

'There's no doubt he's got talent' - Doak backed to shine in Cooney's absence
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'There's no doubt he's got talent' - Doak backed to shine in Cooney's absence

Oct 5th 2021, 8:03 AM 6,438 Views 16 Comments

The 19-year-old Ulster scrum-half has been handed some gametime as John Cooney rehabs a hamstring problem.

# stepping-up - Thursday 10 June, 2021

O'Sullivan: Physical edge helping Cork close the gap on Dublin
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O'Sullivan: Physical edge helping Cork close the gap on Dublin

Jun 10th 2021, 7:15 AM 2,700 Views 0 Comments

The Cork star believes they have been guilty of letting Dublin ‘bully’ them in recent seasons.

# stepping-up - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal
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Tuchel says Mount is now 'key player' for Chelsea following first Champions League goal

Apr 8th 2021, 10:49 AM 3,601 Views 5 Comments

The 22-year-old opened the scoring against Porto with a memorable strike.

# stepping-up - Thursday 11 February, 2021

'Every time I go out I have something to prove' - Van der Flier making most of latest opportunity
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'Every time I go out I have something to prove' - Van der Flier making most of latest opportunity

Feb 11th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,549 Views 2 Comments

The flanker also discussed the need for accuracy at the breakdown following Peter O’Mahony’s red card against Wales.

# stepping-up - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Wayne Rooney to prepare Derby’s next match after Phillip Cocu departure
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Wayne Rooney to prepare Derby’s next match after Phillip Cocu departure

Nov 14th 2020, 7:39 PM 8,722 Views 6 Comments

Derby have managed just six points this season and sit bottom of the table.

# stepping-up - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Dubliner O'Shea makes Premier League debut but West Brom easily beaten by Leicester
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Dubliner O'Shea makes Premier League debut but West Brom easily beaten by Leicester

Sep 13th 2020, 4:15 PM 5,590 Views 0 Comments

Jamie Vardy scored a brace of penalties in a 3-0 win for the Foxes.

# stepping-up - Thursday 3 September, 2020

Keenan and Connors 'deserve their chances' after strong Leinster form
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Keenan and Connors 'deserve their chances' after strong Leinster form

Sep 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 8,248 Views 3 Comments

Leo Cullen said Devin Toner was back in the starting XV for his lineout nous.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Munster promote 21-year-old hooker Barron to senior squad
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Munster promote 21-year-old hooker Barron to senior squad

Jun 9th 2020, 1:33 PM 8,501 Views 16 Comments

The Cashel native has signed a one-year deal with the province.

# stepping-up - Thursday 7 May, 2020

All-time record World Cup goalscorer Klose named Bayern Munich's assistant coach
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All-time record World Cup goalscorer Klose named Bayern Munich's assistant coach

May 7th 2020, 6:27 PM 5,494 Views 4 Comments

The former striker spent four years at the Bavarian giants during his playing days, and has most recently worked with their U17s.

# stepping-up - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Shanahan hopes to step out of Cooney's shadow
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Shanahan hopes to step out of Cooney's shadow

Feb 15th 2020, 8:27 AM 8,732 Views 7 Comments

Reserve scrum-half finally gets his shot after patiently waiting for his chance all season.

# stepping-up - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Van Graan hands first start to Academy out-half Healy
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Van Graan hands first start to Academy out-half Healy

Nov 28th 2019, 12:15 PM 14,051 Views 13 Comments

Munster have made a number of changes for the meeting with Edinburgh ahead of their Champions Cup games against Saracens.

# stepping-up - Friday 27 September, 2019

'I’m not going to try to be Johnny or Joey' - Carty set for biggest test yet
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'I’m not going to try to be Johnny or Joey' - Carty set for biggest test yet

Sep 27th 2019, 1:00 AM 6,487 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old Connacht man has improved many aspects of his game in the past two seasons.

# stepping-up - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Larmour set for aerial test from Scotland in Ireland's World Cup opener
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Larmour set for aerial test from Scotland in Ireland's World Cup opener

Sep 21st 2019, 3:00 AM 5,366 Views 11 Comments

The 22-year-old starts at fullback in the absence of Rob Kearney.

# stepping-up - Thursday 19 September, 2019

'If it's a case that Rob's not there, we'd be very happy with the guys'
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'If it's a case that Rob's not there, we'd be very happy with the guys'

Sep 19th 2019, 7:56 AM 8,461 Views 25 Comments

Andrew Conway and Jordan Larmour could have important roles against Scotland.

# stepping-up - Monday 9 September, 2019

'I have got a bit of a lashing from people outside' - CJ Stander steps up
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'I have got a bit of a lashing from people outside' - CJ Stander steps up

Sep 9th 2019, 6:30 AM 14,681 Views 41 Comments

The Ireland back row was busy after moving to blindside flanker against Wales.

# stepping-up - Sunday 1 September, 2019

'Everyone wrote us off' - Lennon defiant after Old Firm win
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'Everyone wrote us off' - Lennon defiant after Old Firm win

Sep 1st 2019, 8:00 PM 10,173 Views 7 Comments

The Scottish champions produced a faultless performance to move three points clear of their Glasgow rivals.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Ex-Leinster and Munster back row Coghlan earns Tigers move
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Ex-Leinster and Munster back row Coghlan earns Tigers move

Jul 2nd 2019, 3:56 PM 14,696 Views 3 Comments

The 26-year-old becomes the third Irish player to sign for Leicester this summer.

# stepping-up - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Larmour slots in seamlessly to underline his credentials at fullback
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Larmour slots in seamlessly to underline his credentials at fullback

Mar 10th 2019, 8:15 PM 27,897 Views 46 Comments

The 21-year-old was excellent against France after being drafted in to replace the injured Rob Kearney.

# stepping-up - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Vunipola backs Farrell to 'lead by example' in solo leadership role after Hartley absence
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Vunipola backs Farrell to 'lead by example' in solo leadership role after Hartley absence

Jan 17th 2019, 8:14 PM 4,094 Views 5 Comments

Billy Vunipola believes Owen Farrell can thrive as captain in the absence of Dylan Hartley during the Six Nations.

# stepping-up - Monday 26 November, 2018

IRFU back Andy Farrell for daunting task of succeeding Joe Schmidt
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IRFU back Andy Farrell for daunting task of succeeding Joe Schmidt

Nov 26th 2018, 12:10 PM 24,071 Views 54 Comments

Ireland’s current defence coach will step up to the top job next year.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Ruddock to captain Ireland as Chicago clash offers important opportunities
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Ruddock to captain Ireland as Chicago clash offers important opportunities

Oct 31st 2018, 3:12 PM 29,746 Views 8 Comments

The halfback positions are one of the most interesting areas ahead of the clash against Italy.

# stepping-up - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Gundogan ready to step up in absence of injured De Bruyne
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Gundogan ready to step up in absence of injured De Bruyne

Aug 15th 2018, 10:28 PM 6,354 Views 2 Comments

Kevin De Bruyne is reportedly in danger of a three-month injury lay-off, but Ilkay Gundogan is hoping to kick on and step up in his absence.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday
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Monaghan teenager McKenna to fight live-dog opponent in California on Thursday

Apr 10th 2018, 5:42 PM 8,258 Views 5 Comments

‘The Silencer’ returns to Fantasy Springs on Thursday night for his third professional bout.

# stepping-up - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'Chris's temperament tells me that he won't get spooked by all of that'
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'Chris's temperament tells me that he won't get spooked by all of that'

Feb 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 8,978 Views 6 Comments

Bernard Jackman knows Ireland centre Chris Farrell better than most, having worked with him in Grenoble.

# stepping-up - Monday 22 January, 2018

Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018
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Leading the charge! Westmeath name football and hurling captains for 2018

Jan 22nd 2018, 4:08 PM 4,026 Views 2 Comments

John Heslin will captain the footballers while Tommy Doyle is set to lead the hurlers.

# stepping-up - Thursday 7 December, 2017

2017 Dublin minor boss takes charge of talented Sky Blues U20s side for next season
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2017 Dublin minor boss takes charge of talented Sky Blues U20s side for next season

Dec 7th 2017, 11:03 AM 4,862 Views 3 Comments

Tom Gray led Dublin to the Leinster minor football title earlier this summer.

# stepping-up - Monday 26 June, 2017

9 All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry squad for Munster junior football final against Cork
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9 All-Ireland minor winners in Kerry squad for Munster junior football final against Cork

Jun 26th 2017, 12:30 PM 8,742 Views 1 Comment

Páirc Uí Rinn hosts tomorrow’s game.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

All-Ireland club and Dr Harty Cup wins the springboard for the start of a Limerick senior career
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All-Ireland club and Dr Harty Cup wins the springboard for the start of a Limerick senior career

May 30th 2017, 5:32 PM 5,457 Views 1 Comment

Peter Casey enjoyed a memorable 2016 and is now focused on Limerick’s senior campaign.

# stepping-up - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Leinster and Saracens players link with Lions to take NZ prep to next level
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Leinster and Saracens players link with Lions to take NZ prep to next level

May 23rd 2017, 9:23 AM 8,710 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland has been keeping a close eye on New Zealand’s Super Rugby teams.

# stepping-up - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Cork selector to take over as coach of county senior hurling squad for 2017
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Cork selector to take over as coach of county senior hurling squad for 2017

Sep 22nd 2016, 11:55 AM 9,906 Views 6 Comments

Sarsfields’ Pat Ryan is to fill the position.

# stepping-up - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Irish defender O'Connell ready to nail down place at Celtic after 'special' night against Barcelona
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Irish defender O'Connell ready to nail down place at Celtic after 'special' night against Barcelona

Jul 30th 2016, 9:51 PM 12,280 Views 18 Comments

The Cork-born centre-half insists he is focused on his club career right now amid talk of a call-up to Ireland’s senior squad.

# stepping-up - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland ready for penalties but at least three players banned as they 'haven't hit the target too often'
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Ireland ready for penalties but at least three players banned as they 'haven't hit the target too often'

Jun 25th 2016, 6:21 PM 8,410 Views 7 Comments

Sunday’s Euro 2016 knockout tie with France could potentially go to a shootout and Martin O’Neill has been discussing such a situation.

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