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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Team news

Last year
# huge blow
Johnny Sexton ruled out of Ireland's trip to Paris as Carbery starts at 10
The Ireland captain suffered a hamstring injury in training yesterday.
# Team news
Cork select new faces for hurling and football clashes against Clare
There’s a double-header of games tomorrow in Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
# XV
France coach Galthié positive for Covid-19 before Six Nations opener as team named
Les Bleus face Italy in Paris on Sunday.
# Team news
Young guns named in Tipperary and Limerick sides for league openers
James Quigley, Craig Morgan, Dillon Quirke, Ger Browne and Mark Kehoe give Colm Bonnar’s team a youthful look.
# 6n
Gray returns for 'red-hot favourites' Scotland as team named for England opener
Eddie Jones has labelled the hosts heavy favourites ahead of Saturday’s clash at Murrayfield.
# Team news
Connacht's Hansen starts for Ireland as Ulster man Hume included on bench
Robbie Henshaw misses out on the matchday 23 for the Wales clash on Saturday.
# Team news
Ireland U20s team named for Six Nations opener against Wales
Richie Murphy’s side are in action at Musgrave Park on Friday.
# Team news
20-year-old lock McCarthy to make Leinster debut against Cardiff
The former Ireland U20 international comes in as Leo Cullen makes wholesale changes.
# Team news
Ulster make 6 changes with Ireland internationals away in Portugal camp
The Scarlets visit Kingspan Stadium in Belfast tomorrow night.
# Team news
Jack O'Connor names strong Kerry team for McGrath Cup final
The Kingdom take on Cork in Killarney on Saturday.
# starting XV
Kleyn, Healy and Barron come into Munster team to face Wasps
Thomond Park hosts the Champions Cup match on Sunday.
# Team news
Sexton named on the bench for Leinster's Champions Cup clash with Montpellier
Leo Cullen’s men host the Top 14 side at the RDS on Sunday afternoon.
# Land down under
Melbourne's Dublin duo set for first AFLW appearances of 2022 after missing opener
Sinéad Goldrick and Lauren Magee have been catapulted into the starting team to face Richmond.
# Team news
Kerry and Tipp make six changes apiece for McGrath Cup clash
The sides meet in Templetuohy this evening.
# green and red
Five Mayo debutants included for tonight's Air Dome clash with Galway
The FBD League meeting throws in at 6pm.
All time
# Team news
Alex Kendellen handed first start as Munster ring changes for trip to Galway
Johann van Graan has made seven changes to the team that beat Castres in the Champions Cup.
# Leeside Matters
Conor Lehane returns, as Cork's new hurling captain for 2022 confirmed
Mark Coleman will captain the Rebels.
# Trip to France
Vermeulen debuts at 8 for Ulster as Hanrahan starts for Covid-hit Clermont
Ulster have made five changes, while Clermont are missing four players due to Covid.
# Team news
Munster name 5 debutants for Wasps game, 7 more uncapped players on bench
None of the 34 senior players who were on the recent trip to South Africa are involved.
# Team news
Ronaldo left on the bench for Manchester United's meeting with Chelsea
Michael Carrick has opted to ‘freshen things up’ for this afternoon’s game at Stamford Bridge.
# Team news
Baloucoune starts and Henshaw returns as Ireland make four changes
Andy Farrell has stuck with an unchanged pack for Sunday’s clash with Argentina.
# Team news
Idah and McClean return as Kenny names team to face Luxembourg
Ireland finish their World Cup qualifying campaign in Luxembourg tonight.
# Team news
Coleman and Ogbene start for Ireland as Portugal rest some key players for Aviva clash
Cristiano Ronaldo does start.
# Team news
Henderson starts for Ireland against All Blacks as Farrell makes one change
Tadhg Beirne has dropped onto the bench for Saturday’s clash.
# Team news
Conway and Lowe named to start for Ireland, Sheehan to debut off bench
Johnny Sexton captains the team on the occasion of his 100th Ireland cap.
# One to Watch
21-year-old out-half Jack Crowley handed first Munster start
Conor Murray and Damian de Allende could both make their first appearances of the season after being named on the bench for the trip to Ospreys.
# Derby
Connacht lose Aki to injury as Ulster welcome back some big guns
The Ireland centre has picked up a knee injury but should be back in training next week.
# Team news
Furlong, Kelleher and Conan back in Leinster's team to face Scarlets
The province host Welsh opposition at the RDS tomorrow evening.
# Team news
Full debuts for Kelleher and Ogbene as Kenny makes five changes for Qatar clash
Enda Stevens, Conor Hourihane and Jamie McGrath come into the team.
# starting XV
Munster ring in the changes for trip to Scarlets
Johann van Graan has rotated his squad ahead of Sunday’s United Rugby Championship clash in Wales.
# Friday Night Lights
Herring set for 200th appearance as Ulster make two changes for Benetton battle
Sam Carter captains the northern province tomorrow night at Kingspan Stadium.
# Team news
Ryan captains Leinster and Leavy back among replacements for Dragons trip
Rob Russell makes his debut as Leo Cullen’s men head to Rodney Parade on Sunday afternoon.
# Team news
Munster name Keith Earls at outside centre for first time since 2018
Johann van Graan has made four changes to his team to face the Stormers.
# continuity
Ireland unchanged for pivotal World Cup Qualifier against Scotland
There is one alteration to the bench as Lucy Mulhall comes in for the injured Enya Breen.
# Team news
21-year-old McIlroy starts in exciting Ulster backline to face Glasgow
Dan McFarland’s men kick off their season in Belfast tomorrow night.
# Team news
O'Donoghue captains Munster as five academy players make squad for Exeter friendly
Munster head coach Johann van Graan has named a 31-man squad for the game.
# Team news
Sexton back from head injury to captain Leinster in Harlequins friendly
Four academy players and recent signing Michael Ala’alatoa are in line to make their senior debuts for the province tomorrow night.
# Team news
Omobamidele makes full debut as Kenny makes four changes for Serbia clash
Troy Parrott is among those to drop out of the starting side.
# The Starters
Goldrick, Rowe and Collins return for Dublin, Meath unchanged for All-Ireland final showdown
Throw-in at Croke Park is 4.15pm on Sunday.
# Team news
McGrath makes first Irish start against star-studded Portugal, Shane Long misses out after positive Covid test
Cristiano Ronaldo leads an array of attacking stars for the home team.