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

#Team news

# team-news - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Stockdale and Murray return as Ireland make six changes for England clash

Mar 18th 2021, 3:25 PM 46,692 Views 149 Comments

Bundee Aki, Jack Conan, Dave Kilcoyne, and Josh van der Flier all start.

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start
# Opportunity Knocks
From The42
# Opportunity Knocks

Cormac Izuchukwu to make first Ulster start

Mar 18th 2021, 12:26 PM 8,641 Views 18 Comments

The 21-year-old has been included in the starting XV to play Zebre.

Toner to equal Leinster's all-time appearance record as Cullen names team for Ospreys
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Toner to equal Leinster's all-time appearance record as Cullen names team for Ospreys

Mar 18th 2021, 12:25 PM 8,550 Views 8 Comments

Head coach Leo Cullen has opted for a number of new combinations in his team.

# team-news - Friday 12 March, 2021

Stockdale reverts to fullback, Lowry at 10 as Ulster name side to face Dragons
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Stockdale reverts to fullback, Lowry at 10 as Ulster name side to face Dragons

Mar 12th 2021, 1:03 PM 6,649 Views 11 Comments

Dan McFarland has named a much-changed side for tomorrow night’s clash in Cardiff.

Connacht young guns set for milestones as Friend shakes things up for Edinburgh clash
# Western Promise
From The42
# Western Promise

Connacht young guns set for milestones as Friend shakes things up for Edinburgh clash

Mar 12th 2021, 12:23 PM 6,170 Views 4 Comments

The Sportsground hosts tomorrow night’s action.

Gibson-Park starts again as Ireland make three changes for Scotland
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Gibson-Park starts again as Ireland make three changes for Scotland

Mar 12th 2021, 11:32 AM 37,543 Views 107 Comments

Cian Healy, Rob Herring, and Keith Earls have returned to the starting XV, with Conor Murray on the bench.

# team-news - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Soroka makes full debut as Leinster name side to face Zebre
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Soroka makes full debut as Leinster name side to face Zebre

Mar 11th 2021, 1:19 PM 11,207 Views 19 Comments

Meanwhile, Seán O’Brien and Tim Corkery are in line to make their debuts from the substitutes’ bench.

# team-news - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Wayne Pivac reveals his Wales team to play Italy two days early
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Wayne Pivac reveals his Wales team to play Italy two days early

Mar 9th 2021, 3:06 PM 6,455 Views 11 Comments

The Wales head coach has made two changes to his starting team for Saturday’s game.

# team-news - Friday 5 March, 2021

Leinster welcome back handful of Ireland players as Byrne returns to out-half
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Leinster welcome back handful of Ireland players as Byrne returns to out-half

Mar 5th 2021, 12:29 PM 10,264 Views 25 Comments

Leo Cullen’s men face Ulster on Saturday night.

# team-news - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Ireland trio to start for Connacht on Thomond Park trip
# Inter-pros
From The42
# Inter-pros

Ireland trio to start for Connacht on Thomond Park trip

Mar 4th 2021, 1:23 PM 8,048 Views 16 Comments

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan have been picked to take on Munster in the Pro14 tomorrow evening.

Holland and Casey return for Munster as Carbery named on the bench to face Connacht
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Holland and Casey return for Munster as Carbery named on the bench to face Connacht

Mar 4th 2021, 12:54 PM 11,086 Views 42 Comments

Johann van Graan has made eight changes for tomorrow night’s vital game at Thomond Park.

# team-news - Friday 26 February, 2021

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Van der Flier released from Ireland camp to start Leinster's clash with Glasgow

Feb 26th 2021, 12:23 PM 10,603 Views 11 Comments

20-year-old academy back row Alex Soroka has been included on the bench for Sunday’s game.

# team-news - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Carbery back in Munster's matchday 23 after over a year out of the game

Feb 25th 2021, 5:00 PM 30,885 Views 63 Comments

The 25-year-old has been named on the bench for the clash with Cardiff Blues.

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys
# Comebacks
From The42
# Comebacks

Stockdale, Baloucoune, and Reidy return for Ulster's clash with Ospreys

Feb 25th 2021, 1:14 PM 6,344 Views 12 Comments

However, Marcell Coetzee has been ruled out for Dan McFarland’s side.

Bundee Aki set to start for Connacht after release from Ireland camp
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Bundee Aki set to start for Connacht after release from Ireland camp

Feb 25th 2021, 12:36 PM 14,185 Views 22 Comments

Meanwhile, second row Oisin Dowling gets his first start.

Eddie Jones makes two changes in experienced England team to play Wales
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Eddie Jones makes two changes in experienced England team to play Wales

Feb 25th 2021, 11:24 AM 7,780 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Pivac has also named his side, with George North set to make a 100th appearance for his country.

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Baird and Casey in line for debuts off bench as Ireland make seven changes

Feb 25th 2021, 11:16 AM 34,323 Views 72 Comments

Tadhg Furlong will make his first Test start in a year against Italy on Saturday.

# team-news - Friday 19 February, 2021

Returning Ireland trio named to start in Connacht's crucial game against Cardiff Blues
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Returning Ireland trio named to start in Connacht's crucial game against Cardiff Blues

Feb 19th 2021, 12:39 PM 7,254 Views 6 Comments

Bundee Aki, Ultan Dillane and Dave Heffernan are all back for Saturday’s fixture at the Sportsground.

# team-news - Friday 5 February, 2021

James Lowe gets the nod as Ireland name their team for Six Nations opener
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

James Lowe gets the nod as Ireland name their team for Six Nations opener

Feb 5th 2021, 11:17 AM 48,392 Views 103 Comments

Andy Farrell has opted for five Leinster backs in his starting XV while Josh Van Der Flier gets selected at openside.

# team-news - Thursday 4 February, 2021

150 not out for Carty and Bealham as Connacht set off on 'must-win' Wales mission
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

150 not out for Carty and Bealham as Connacht set off on 'must-win' Wales mission

Feb 4th 2021, 12:33 PM 6,934 Views 19 Comments

Andy Friend makes seven changes for Connacht’s meeting with Dragons tomorrow evening.

# team-news - Friday 29 January, 2021

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year
# Welcome Back
From The42
# Welcome Back

Tadhg Furlong to make long-awaited comeback in first Leinster start for a year

Jan 29th 2021, 12:31 PM 16,396 Views 19 Comments

Max O’Reilly handed just his second senior start in trip to Parc y Scarlets.

Wholesale changes for Munster as they bid to rebound from Leinster loss
# Red Army
From The42
# Red Army

Wholesale changes for Munster as they bid to rebound from Leinster loss

Jan 29th 2021, 12:11 PM 14,869 Views 37 Comments

Mike Haley and Gavin Coombes are the only players who’ll start again in tomorrow’s clash with Benetton.

# team-news - Friday 22 January, 2021

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Munster and Leinster name locked-and-loaded teams for Thomond Park clash

Jan 22nd 2021, 12:12 PM 24,347 Views 111 Comments

Both provinces have impressive matchday 23s for the Guinness Pro14 meeting.

# team-news - Friday 8 January, 2021

Munster's big guns return as Connacht make four changes for inter-pro clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Munster's big guns return as Connacht make four changes for inter-pro clash

Jan 8th 2021, 12:12 PM 15,162 Views 33 Comments

Bundee Aki hasn’t recovered from a knee injury to feature at the Sportsground.

# team-news - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Sexton starts with Ross Byrne at 13 as Ulster make six changes for crucial Pro14 clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Sexton starts with Ross Byrne at 13 as Ulster make six changes for crucial Pro14 clash

Jan 7th 2021, 12:29 PM 19,102 Views 43 Comments

A host of big names return for tomorrow’s game at the RDS, though Jacob Stockdale misses out with injury.

# team-news - Friday 1 January, 2021

Ben O'Donnell set for long-awaited Connacht debut, while O'Reilly and Smith make Leinster bows
# New Year's Interpros
From The42
# New Year's Interpros

Ben O'Donnell set for long-awaited Connacht debut, while O'Reilly and Smith make Leinster bows

Jan 1st 2021, 12:45 PM 9,743 Views 23 Comments

Leinster host Connacht at the RDS tomorrow evening.

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Ben Healy fit to start for Munster as Ulster load up on international experience

Jan 1st 2021, 12:18 PM 14,323 Views 34 Comments

Johann van Graan makes 14 changes to the Munster starting XV, while Dan McFarland makes 10 for Ulster.

# team-news - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Connacht and Ulster named much-changed sides
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Connacht and Ulster named much-changed sides

Dec 26th 2020, 1:07 PM 10,370 Views 11 Comments

Eoghan Masterson is set for his 100th appearance.

# team-news - Friday 18 December, 2020

Old foes Dublin and Mayo show their hand for tomorrow's All-Ireland final showdown
# The Teams Are In
From The42
# The Teams Are In

Old foes Dublin and Mayo show their hand for tomorrow's All-Ireland final showdown

Dec 18th 2020, 7:00 PM 10,045 Views 30 Comments

No changes, as of yet anyway…

Dublin and Cork name teams for Sunday's All-Ireland final
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Dublin and Cork name teams for Sunday's All-Ireland final

Dec 18th 2020, 12:48 PM 5,296 Views 0 Comments

Dublin have made one change for the decider.

Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Aki and Oliver come into Connacht starting XV for visit of Pat Lam's Bristol

Dec 18th 2020, 12:21 PM 6,939 Views 3 Comments

Andy Friend’s men hope to deliver more of the good stuff from Paris last weekend.

21-year-old prop Wycherley gets first European start for Munster in Clermont
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

21-year-old prop Wycherley gets first European start for Munster in Clermont

Dec 18th 2020, 12:03 PM 11,903 Views 22 Comments

Johann van Graan has made three changes to his starting XV for the trip to France.

# team-news - Thursday 17 December, 2020

3 All-Ireland club winners in Kilkenny team, one change for Galway and Tipperary make two switches
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

3 All-Ireland club winners in Kilkenny team, one change for Galway and Tipperary make two switches

Updated Dec 17th 2020, 9:53 PM 19,453 Views 2 Comments

Kilkenny and Galway meet in the Leinster U20 hurling semi-final tomorrow night while Tipperary are in the Munster final on Sunday.

# team-news - Friday 11 December, 2020

Marmion among Irish internationals returning to Connacht side for Racing clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Marmion among Irish internationals returning to Connacht side for Racing clash

Dec 11th 2020, 12:16 PM 7,398 Views 7 Comments

Four players miss out due to Covid-19.

# team-news - Saturday 5 December, 2020

Mayo name unchanged team for All-Ireland semi-final
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Mayo name unchanged team for All-Ireland semi-final

Dec 5th 2020, 8:41 PM 6,543 Views 6 Comments

It means goalkeeper David Clarke is set to play his 55th Championship game.

# team-news - Friday 4 December, 2020

Tipperary name unchanged team for Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo
# Road To Croker
From The42
# Road To Croker

Tipperary name unchanged team for Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo

Dec 4th 2020, 9:28 PM 7,400 Views 1 Comment

David Power has been boosted by the return of star forward Jack Kennedy to the bench.

# team-news - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Out-half Van der Walt set for Scotland debut against Ireland on Saturday
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Out-half Van der Walt set for Scotland debut against Ireland on Saturday

Dec 3rd 2020, 12:59 PM 9,738 Views 13 Comments

Gregor Townsend has made six changes to his team for the visit to Dublin.

Blade returns for Connacht as Friend's men take on Benetton in Galway
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Blade returns for Connacht as Friend's men take on Benetton in Galway

Dec 3rd 2020, 12:08 PM 5,115 Views 5 Comments

The westerners have been unfortunate with postponements so far this season.

# team-news - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Ireland opt to start Reading goalkeeper as Pauw names XI for Germany showdown
# Coygig
From The42
# Coygig

Ireland opt to start Reading goalkeeper as Pauw names XI for Germany showdown

Dec 1st 2020, 4:07 PM 5,280 Views 1 Comment

Kick-off at Tallaght Stadium is 5pm, with the game live on RTÉ 2.

# team-news - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Debuts, returnees, and brothers start together as Munster name team to face Zebre at Thomond
# Monday Night Lights
From The42
# Monday Night Lights

Debuts, returnees, and brothers start together as Munster name team to face Zebre at Thomond

Nov 29th 2020, 12:42 PM 9,977 Views 10 Comments

Johann van Graan has shown his hand for tomorrow’s Pro14 clash.