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First start for 21-year-old Birr prop, cap 100 for Molony and Ruddock captains Leinster in Wales
# Pro14
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# Pro14

First start for 21-year-old Birr prop, cap 100 for Molony and Ruddock captains Leinster in Wales

Nov 7th 2020, 1:07 PM 14,376 Views 19 Comments

Leo Cullen has named his side to face Ospreys tomorrow, with Dan Leavy on the bench again.

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons
# New Look
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# New Look

7 changes in Munster team to face Dragons

Oct 31st 2020, 12:39 PM 14,837 Views 8 Comments

Academy prop Josh Wycherley makes his first start for the province.

Kilkenny and Dublin confirm starting sides for Leinster semi-final
# Ready To Go
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# Ready To Go

Kilkenny and Dublin confirm starting sides for Leinster semi-final

Updated Oct 30th 2020, 9:56 PM 19,870 Views 7 Comments

Eoin Cody and Ciaran Wallace are among the players that have been given the nod.

Cork team named for Munster semi-final showdown with Waterford
# Team News
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# Team News

Cork team named for Munster semi-final showdown with Waterford

Oct 30th 2020, 9:47 PM 17,790 Views 17 Comments

Kieran Kingston names an experienced side for the clash.

Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford and Offaly name football sides for openers
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# Team News

Tipperary, Limerick, Waterford and Offaly name football sides for openers

Oct 30th 2020, 9:26 PM 6,560 Views 1 Comment

The All-Ireland senior football championship returns this weekend.

Seven debutants get the nod for Mayo's championship opener
# Team News
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# Team News

Seven debutants get the nod for Mayo's championship opener

Oct 30th 2020, 3:35 PM 13,848 Views 5 Comments

Sunday’s Connacht quarter-final against Leitrim is due to take place at Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada.

France move Fickou to wing as 21-year-old Vincent starts against Ireland
# Team News
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# Team News

France move Fickou to wing as 21-year-old Vincent starts against Ireland

Oct 29th 2020, 10:44 AM 11,389 Views 12 Comments

Fullback Anthony Bouthier has been deemed fit to start in Paris.

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Henshaw starts at 13 as Farrell named on Ireland bench for France clash

Oct 28th 2020, 12:25 PM 38,444 Views 36 Comments

Garry Ringrose misses out due to the broken jaw he sustained last weekend.

Munster stick with Casey-Healy combo for Cardiff's visit to Thomond
# Mun-day Night Football
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# Mun-day Night Football

Munster stick with Casey-Healy combo for Cardiff's visit to Thomond

Oct 25th 2020, 12:20 PM 17,980 Views 12 Comments

Johann van Graan makes eight changes to the side which beat Edinburgh.

Limerick make full-back line changes and Clare bring in two championship newcomers
# Team News
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# Team News

Limerick make full-back line changes and Clare bring in two championship newcomers

Updated Oct 24th 2020, 2:50 PM 21,392 Views 9 Comments

The counties meet tomorrow in Semple Stadium.

Dublin football and hurling teams unveiled for league and championship clashes
# Capital Gains
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# Capital Gains

Dublin football and hurling teams unveiled for league and championship clashes

Oct 24th 2020, 1:15 PM 9,597 Views 4 Comments

Chris Crummey starts at centre-forward for the hurlers against Laois with two debuts in store, while Dessie Farrell keeps his footballers unchanged.

Ulster name experienced pack for visit of Dragons as Madigan continues at 10
# Team News
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# Team News

Ulster name experienced pack for visit of Dragons as Madigan continues at 10

Oct 24th 2020, 12:46 PM 7,745 Views 7 Comments

Dan McFarland has made six changes to his team from the win away to Ospreys two weekends ago.

Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low
# Stop Gap
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# Stop Gap

Masterson moves to second row as Connacht's lock stocks run very low

Oct 24th 2020, 12:28 PM 8,114 Views 2 Comments

Andy Friend has reshuffled his team for tomorrow’s visit to Edinburgh in the Pro14.

McLoughlin makes Mayo return at centre-back as Tyrone come to town
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# Team News

McLoughlin makes Mayo return at centre-back as Tyrone come to town

Oct 23rd 2020, 8:55 PM 10,159 Views 2 Comments

James Horan has made two changes to the Mayo side from their 15-point hammering of Tyrone.

Keenan and Connors handed debuts as Stockdale moves to 15 for Ireland
# Team News
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# Team News

Keenan and Connors handed debuts as Stockdale moves to 15 for Ireland

Oct 21st 2020, 12:29 PM 36,252 Views 74 Comments

Ed Byrne and Jamison Gibson-Park are set for their first caps off the bench against Italy.

Crowley returns for Kerry, Mayo name two debutants for Galway clash
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# Team News

Crowley returns for Kerry, Mayo name two debutants for Galway clash

Oct 16th 2020, 9:01 PM 10,698 Views 2 Comments

The Allianz Leagues return this weekend after a seven-month hiatus.

Zebo and Whitten start as Exeter and Racing name Champions Cup final line-ups
# Team News
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# Team News

Zebo and Whitten start as Exeter and Racing name Champions Cup final line-ups

Oct 16th 2020, 12:33 PM 15,752 Views 25 Comments

There’ll be a new name on the silverware after tomorrow’s final, which will be played at Bristol’s Ashton Gate.

Connolly returns and O'Shea makes his debut for Ireland against Finland
# Team News
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# Team News

Connolly returns and O'Shea makes his debut for Ireland against Finland

Oct 14th 2020, 3:46 PM 8,351 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kenny has made four changes to the Irish side that drew with Wales on Sunday.

Ireland U21s name strong starting XI as Smallbone handed debut
# Team News
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# Team News

Ireland U21s name strong starting XI as Smallbone handed debut

Oct 13th 2020, 3:33 PM 8,695 Views 5 Comments

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi starts up front as Jim Crawford’s side face into a massive qualifier against Italy in Pisa.

Arnold and Aki to team up in midfield for Connacht's Cardiff trip
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Arnold and Aki to team up in midfield for Connacht's Cardiff trip

Oct 9th 2020, 12:37 PM 8,506 Views 9 Comments

Andy Friend makes two changes to the side which beat Glasgow last weekend.

Marcus Rea handed first start of his Ulster career against Ospreys
# Team News
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# Team News

Marcus Rea handed first start of his Ulster career against Ospreys

Oct 9th 2020, 12:20 PM 8,038 Views 8 Comments

Ian Madigan handed the controls for the game in Wales after Dan McFarland opts to give the former Leinster out-half a start.

Conor Murray on the bench as Munster name team to face Edinburgh
# Team News
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# Team News

Conor Murray on the bench as Munster name team to face Edinburgh

Oct 9th 2020, 12:16 PM 17,281 Views 29 Comments

Last week’s hero Ben Healy starts at 10 for tomorrow evening’s clash in Thomond Park.

James McClean starts as Kenny names his team to face Slovakia
# Team News
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# Team News

James McClean starts as Kenny names his team to face Slovakia

Oct 8th 2020, 6:35 PM 13,324 Views 21 Comments

Aaron Connolly and Adam Idah are late withdrawals.

Stockdale at 15, Coetzee returns and debuts to be made as Ulster name XV for Benetton opener
# Suftum
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# Suftum

Stockdale at 15, Coetzee returns and debuts to be made as Ulster name XV for Benetton opener

Oct 1st 2020, 1:09 PM 6,229 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile, John Cooney gets the nod at scrum-half ahead of Alby Matthewson.

Iain Henderson returns with Cooney on the bench as Ulster name team for Pro14 final
# Team News
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# Team News

Iain Henderson returns with Cooney on the bench as Ulster name team for Pro14 final

Sep 11th 2020, 12:18 PM 11,825 Views 24 Comments

Dan McFarland has made a couple of surprise calls ahead of tomorrow’s clash with Leinster at the Aviva Stadium.

Debut for Jayson Molumby as Kenny makes three changes for Finland clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Debut for Jayson Molumby as Kenny makes three changes for Finland clash

Updated Sep 6th 2020, 3:55 PM 28,178 Views 19 Comments

Harry Arter and Robbie Brady both start as well.

Stockdale, McCloskey, and Murphy all fit as Ulster make three changes
# Team News
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# Team News

Stockdale, McCloskey, and Murphy all fit as Ulster make three changes

Sep 4th 2020, 12:13 PM 7,688 Views 22 Comments

Billy Burns returns to captain the side, while Edinburgh have named a strong starting XV.

Leinster start Keenan and Connors as Munster make three changes
# Team News
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# Team News

Leinster start Keenan and Connors as Munster make three changes

Sep 3rd 2020, 12:02 PM 27,075 Views 48 Comments

Billy Holland, Jack O’Donoghue, and Stephen Archer come back in for Johann van Graan’s side.

Beirne returns for Munster, Arnold and Papali’i set for Connacht debuts in Sunday's Aviva clash
# Team News
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# Team News

Beirne returns for Munster, Arnold and Papali’i set for Connacht debuts in Sunday's Aviva clash

Aug 28th 2020, 12:30 PM 13,796 Views 35 Comments

A win will guarantee Munster’s place in the Pro14 semi-finals.

Stockdale at 15 for Ulster as Friend's Connacht give two debuts
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Stockdale at 15 for Ulster as Friend's Connacht give two debuts

Aug 21st 2020, 12:22 PM 11,552 Views 29 Comments

Peter Sullivan and Alex Wootton start on the wings for the western province.

Leinster and Munster name locked-and-loaded teams for tomorrow
# Team News
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# Team News

Leinster and Munster name locked-and-loaded teams for tomorrow

Aug 21st 2020, 12:07 PM 28,427 Views 69 Comments

Ireland internationals, Springboks, and promising young players will all feature in Dublin.

All Blacks captain Cane returns from injury for Gatland's Chiefs
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# Team News

All Blacks captain Cane returns from injury for Gatland's Chiefs

Jun 26th 2020, 9:22 AM 3,007 Views 5 Comments

The Crusaders are unchanged as they aim to pick up where they left off.

Beirne, Earls and de Allende all expected to be fit for Munster's August fixtures
# Team News
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# Team News

Beirne, Earls and de Allende all expected to be fit for Munster's August fixtures

Jun 22nd 2020, 2:37 PM 7,316 Views 50 Comments

The squad returned to training in Limerick today, with CJ Stander and Chris Cloete absent as they self-isolate following a return from South Africa.

Cruden on the bench as Chiefs and Highlanders name a debutant each
# Team News
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# Team News

Cruden on the bench as Chiefs and Highlanders name a debutant each

Jun 11th 2020, 10:42 AM 6,069 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland and Aaron Mauger have named their teams for the return of rugby union.

2 changes as Corofin pair drop out of Galway team to face Mayo
# Derby Day
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# Derby Day

2 changes as Corofin pair drop out of Galway team to face Mayo

Mar 11th 2020, 9:43 AM 11,052 Views 1 Comment

The Tribesmen could edge Mayo closer to relegation on Sunday.

Galway and Roscommon unveil teams for Connacht U20 decider
# Decider
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# Decider

Galway and Roscommon unveil teams for Connacht U20 decider

Mar 6th 2020, 3:59 PM 6,457 Views 0 Comments

The Tribesmen are hoping to retain their crown.

Lynch and Gillane among big names returning to Limerick side for Waterford clash
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# Team News

Lynch and Gillane among big names returning to Limerick side for Waterford clash

Mar 6th 2020, 8:46 AM 6,854 Views 13 Comments

John Kiely makes seven changes from their win over Westmeath.

Two Mayo changes as Horan names side to face Kerry in tomorrow's rescheduled clash
# The Starters
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# The Starters

Two Mayo changes as Horan names side to face Kerry in tomorrow's rescheduled clash

Feb 29th 2020, 8:08 PM 8,572 Views 2 Comments

Throw-in for the Division 1 football showdown in Castlebar is 1pm.

Three McGrath brothers to start together for first time as Tipp and Waterford change it up for Thurles tie
# Lovely Hurling
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# Lovely Hurling

Three McGrath brothers to start together for first time as Tipp and Waterford change it up for Thurles tie

Feb 28th 2020, 11:32 PM 10,245 Views 3 Comments

The teams are in for Sunday’s meeting at Semple Stadium.

Philly McMahon and James McCarthy set to start as Dublin name team for trip to Tyrone
# Ballymun Boys
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# Ballymun Boys

Philly McMahon and James McCarthy set to start as Dublin name team for trip to Tyrone

Feb 28th 2020, 9:27 PM 6,039 Views 2 Comments

Throw-in at Healy Park tomorrow night is 7.15pm.