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# tighthead - Today’s News

Brazil football icon Pele readmitted to intensive care following surgery – reports
# Concern
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# Concern

Brazil football icon Pele readmitted to intensive care following surgery – reports

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The 80-year-old left hospital in Sao Paulo earlier this week following an operation to remove a tumour from his colon.

Pentagon admits deadly Kabul drone strike killed 10 innocent people including seven children
# Innocent Family
# Innocent Family

Pentagon admits deadly Kabul drone strike killed 10 innocent people including seven children

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General McKenzie said the vehicle was struck ‘in the earnest belief’ that it posed an imminent threat.

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

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Here’s what made the headlines today.

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report
# Aging Population
# Aging Population

Keeping the State pension age at 66 is 'unsustainable', says new report

1 hour ago 9,272 Views 39 Comments

Not changing the current policy on pensions would cost around €50 billion, the Department of Finance report says.

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three
# Squad
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# Squad

The Ulster depth chart: A World Cup winner and the thrilling back three

Updated 1 hour ago 4,454 Views 1 Comment

Dan McFarland’s men are aiming to be in trophy contention this season.

Anne Colomines murder trial: Stanley knife found near bodies of husband and wife
# Murder Trial
# Murder Trial

Anne Colomines murder trial: Stanley knife found near bodies of husband and wife

1 hour ago 3,679 Views 0 Comments

Renato Gehlen has pleaded not guilty to her murder.

Ireland U21 midfielder Luca Connell sent out on loan by Celtic
# Killer Queen's
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# Killer Queen's

Ireland U21 midfielder Luca Connell sent out on loan by Celtic

1 hour ago 2,731 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old has returned to Queen’s Park, for whom he made 11 appearances last season.

Ireland's data watchdog raises concerns over new Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses
# Throwing Shade
# Throwing Shade

Ireland's data watchdog raises concerns over new Facebook/Ray-Ban smart glasses

1 hour ago 15,688 Views 14 Comments

Wearers can take a picture or record video by voice command or by pressing a button.

Bayern Munich forward Coman undergoes surgery due to minor added heartbeat
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

Bayern Munich forward Coman undergoes surgery due to minor added heartbeat

1 hour ago 1,276 Views 0 Comments

Coman played on Tuesday night in the Champions League against Barcelona.

# tighthead - Friday 30 July, 2021

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle
# Theme
From The42
# Theme

Furlong and the Lions pack set for another Rumble in the Jungle

Jul 30th 2021, 6:15 AM 5,986 Views 0 Comments

The Irish tighthead was pleased with his side’s set-piece effort in the first Test.

# tighthead - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Tadhg Furlong promoted to Lions starting XV after injury to Fagerson

Jun 24th 2021, 1:00 PM 14,868 Views 13 Comments

The Scotland prop has been ruled out of Saturday’s game due to a back spasm.

# tighthead - Monday 12 April, 2021

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Leinster have signed Samoa prop Michael Alaalatoa ahead of next season

Apr 12th 2021, 8:00 PM 36,782 Views 105 Comments

The 29-year-old tighthead will join from the Crusaders in New Zealand.

# tighthead - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Furlong's injury frustration continues as Leinster's tighthead stocks run low
# Sidelined
From The42
# Sidelined

Furlong's injury frustration continues as Leinster's tighthead stocks run low

Nov 19th 2020, 1:01 AM 12,891 Views 3 Comments

The Wexford man last played in February, while Ciaran Parker has now been ruled out.

# tighthead - Monday 28 September, 2020

More frustration for Leinster's Furlong as he picks up new calf injury
# Injury Update
From The42
# Injury Update

More frustration for Leinster's Furlong as he picks up new calf injury

Sep 28th 2020, 2:17 PM 8,166 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Dan Leavy won’t be making his return on Friday night against the Dragons at the RDS.

# tighthead - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Furlong back scrummaging as Porter's strong form for Leinster continues

Sep 15th 2020, 9:15 AM 8,116 Views 4 Comments

The Wexford man has been sidelined with a back issue in recent weeks.

# tighthead - Thursday 3 September, 2020

'I don't know what sort of pressure he was under in the background'
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

'I don't know what sort of pressure he was under in the background'

Sep 3rd 2020, 2:43 PM 30,293 Views 54 Comments

Leo Cullen expressed his displeasure with the circumstances of Roman Salanoa’s move to Munster.

# tighthead - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'That competitiveness between two world-class tightheads is great'
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

'That competitiveness between two world-class tightheads is great'

Aug 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,776 Views 2 Comments

Leinster prop Tadhg Furlong is close to returning from a minor back issue.

# tighthead - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Leinster backing 20-year-old prospect Clarkson to step up at tighthead prop
# Depth
From The42
# Depth

Leinster backing 20-year-old prospect Clarkson to step up at tighthead prop

Aug 6th 2020, 6:17 PM 11,782 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, there is excitement about 21-year-old hooker Dan Sheehan’s potential.

# tighthead - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

21-year-old Daniel Brennan promoted to Montpellier's senior squad
# Irlandais
From The42
# Irlandais

21-year-old Daniel Brennan promoted to Montpellier's senior squad

Jun 23rd 2020, 2:16 PM 10,605 Views 20 Comments

The former France U20 international has already played in the Top 14 and Champions Cup.

# tighthead - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht
# Moving West
From The42
# Moving West

Leinster academy tighthead Aungier set to make switch to Connacht

May 14th 2020, 9:56 AM 15,284 Views 109 Comments

The 21-year-old made five senior appearances for the eastern province this season.

# tighthead - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders

Feb 6th 2020, 4:13 PM 12,228 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old has been involved with the Kiwi franchise since 2017.

# tighthead - Friday 25 October, 2019

O'Toole grateful for McGrath and 'guru' McFarland as he looks for an edge in the scrum
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

O'Toole grateful for McGrath and 'guru' McFarland as he looks for an edge in the scrum

Oct 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 4,117 Views 3 Comments

The young prop could play an important role with Ireland in the years ahead after moving back from Australia to Drogheda.

# tighthead - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

Tighthead prop Ryan set for World Cup debut in all-Munster tight five

Oct 2nd 2019, 7:33 AM 9,528 Views 11 Comments

‘It’s something you dream of. I’ve had my wait like no other man in the team.’

# tighthead - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Full circle and a stiff neck for Porter as he stakes claim as utility prop
# Prop Star
From The42
# Prop Star

Full circle and a stiff neck for Porter as he stakes claim as utility prop

Aug 10th 2019, 9:31 PM 8,648 Views 23 Comments

Three years after starring for Ireland U20 as a loosehead, the Leinster prop returned to the position.

# tighthead - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

'You don't see much bollocking anymore': Welsh legend Jones on tough sessions with Schmidt and Sexton
# Unforgiving
From The42
# Unforgiving

'You don't see much bollocking anymore': Welsh legend Jones on tough sessions with Schmidt and Sexton

Mar 12th 2019, 1:59 PM 14,076 Views 16 Comments

Adam Jones was taken aback at the intensity brought by Joe Schmidt and ‘coach’ Johnny Sexton.

# tighthead - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'I've exceeded a few of my own expectations over the last few years'
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

'I've exceeded a few of my own expectations over the last few years'

Nov 3rd 2018, 11:30 AM 12,259 Views 3 Comments

Andrew Porter starts for Ireland against Italy today in Chicago.

# tighthead - Friday 24 August, 2018

'A lot changes in a couple of years': Marty Moore eager to impress in Ulster and get back in Ireland pecking order
# Moore The Merrier
From The42
# Moore The Merrier

'A lot changes in a couple of years': Marty Moore eager to impress in Ulster and get back in Ireland pecking order

Aug 24th 2018, 7:01 AM 6,691 Views 14 Comments

Ulster’s new signing will enjoy a sooner-than-expected reunion with his old club Wasps this evening.

# tighthead - Friday 8 June, 2018

Munster man Ryan gets major opportunity in Ireland's number three shirt
# Starter
From The42
# Starter

Munster man Ryan gets major opportunity in Ireland's number three shirt

Jun 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 8,381 Views 18 Comments

The 29-year-old played a part in the Grand Slam success and now starts against the Wallabies.

# tighthead - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Hamstrung Sinckler another chunk out of England's prop stocks
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Hamstrung Sinckler another chunk out of England's prop stocks

Jan 23rd 2018, 4:19 PM 6,116 Views 5 Comments

Eddie Jones’ list of absentees now stands at 15.

# tighthead - Friday 28 April, 2017

Ex-Ireland U20s prop Betts playing in Australia but will return to Leicester
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Ex-Ireland U20s prop Betts playing in Australia but will return to Leicester

Apr 28th 2017, 10:55 AM 13,464 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old prop is gaining experience on the other side of the world.

'Plenty of encouraging signs' from Leinster's Porter after switch to tighthead
# Prop Life
From The42
# Prop Life

'Plenty of encouraging signs' from Leinster's Porter after switch to tighthead

Apr 28th 2017, 7:19 AM 14,266 Views 8 Comments

The 21-year-old first burst onto the scene as a loosehead prop.

# tighthead - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself'
# Memories
From The42
# Memories

Mike Ross wants to be remembered as 'someone who made the most of himself'

Apr 27th 2017, 7:00 PM 4,568 Views 9 Comments

The tighthead prop will move into a new line of work after retiring this summer.

# tighthead - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Mike Ross, cornerstone of Ireland and Leinster, to retire from rugby at 37
# Prop Star
From The42
# Prop Star

Mike Ross, cornerstone of Ireland and Leinster, to retire from rugby at 37

Apr 25th 2017, 11:22 AM 19,492 Views 39 Comments

The tighthead is a two-time winner of the Six Nations, Heineken Cup and Pro12.

'It’s unbelievably proud for me and my family' - Furlong the Lion
# Furgone Conclusion
From The42
# Furgone Conclusion

'It’s unbelievably proud for me and my family' - Furlong the Lion

Apr 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,846 Views 10 Comments

The Leinster man will head to New Zealand with a strong chance of being the Test tighthead.

# tighthead - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish tighthead Oli Jager in line for second Super Rugby cap for Crusaders

Apr 12th 2017, 2:56 PM 12,743 Views 16 Comments

The 21-year-old made his debut last month against the Reds.

# tighthead - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Furlong keeps feet on the ground ahead of first Six Nations start for Ireland
# Good Skin
From The42
# Good Skin

Furlong keeps feet on the ground ahead of first Six Nations start for Ireland

Feb 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 6,636 Views 7 Comments

The 24-year-old already looks like a veteran of Joe Schmidt’s set-up.

# tighthead - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Bealham ready for shot at first Ireland start after facing down the haka
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Bealham ready for shot at first Ireland start after facing down the haka

Nov 9th 2016, 6:45 AM 7,185 Views 8 Comments

The 25-year-old was delighted to be part of the win over New Zealand.

# tighthead - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Munster close in on South African prop Kebble for next season
# Project
From The42
# Project

Munster close in on South African prop Kebble for next season

Oct 6th 2016, 9:33 AM 10,577 Views 53 Comments

The 24-year-old is being viewed as a project player who could qualify for Ireland.

# tighthead - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Mike Ross on Connacht link: 'I'd never rule it out'
# Cornerstone
From The42
# Cornerstone

Mike Ross on Connacht link: 'I'd never rule it out'

Dec 8th 2015, 4:25 PM 8,755 Views 28 Comments

The veteran tighthead is confident that he has another season at the highest level in him.

# tighthead - Friday 4 September, 2015

Moore undergoes surgery after missing out on World Cup squad
# No Luck
From The42
# No Luck

Moore undergoes surgery after missing out on World Cup squad

Sep 4th 2015, 10:16 AM 9,860 Views 13 Comments

The Leinster tighthead has had a metatarsal issue remedied.

# tighthead - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Mike Ross went through a gruelling 'refresher week' last week in Ireland camp
# Front Row Union
From The42
# Front Row Union

Mike Ross went through a gruelling 'refresher week' last week in Ireland camp

Sep 3rd 2015, 4:19 PM 6,326 Views 7 Comments

The Ireland tighthead has backed Tadhg Furlong as loosehead cover for Ireland at Twickenham this weekend.

# tighthead - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Analysis: Munster must target Ryan Grant to get the edge in scrum battle
# Scrum Wars
From The42
# Scrum Wars

Analysis: Munster must target Ryan Grant to get the edge in scrum battle

May 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,113 Views 4 Comments

Munster’s tightheads will be key players on Saturday

# tighthead - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Mike Ross extends IRFU contract until 2016
# Cornerstone
From The42
# Cornerstone

Mike Ross extends IRFU contract until 2016

Dec 18th 2014, 7:17 PM 2,843 Views 8 Comments

The new deal will bring the prop beyond his 36th birthday.

# tighthead - Monday 24 November, 2014

Ireland prop Ross: 'That's Irish sport for you - you're either a hero or a villain!'
# Expectations
From The42
# Expectations

Ireland prop Ross: 'That's Irish sport for you - you're either a hero or a villain!'

Nov 24th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,909 Views 6 Comments

The 34-year-old underlined his importance to Ireland during the November Tests.

# tighthead - Friday 28 March, 2014

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement
# Tighthead
From The42
# Tighthead

Ulster sign South African Wiehahn Herbst as long-term John Afoa replacement

Mar 28th 2014, 2:43 PM 4,051 Views 5 Comments

Director of rugby David Humphreys has tipped The Sharks prop to be a huge success at Ravenhill.

# tighthead - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Lancaster backs Dave Wilson to replace 'mainstay' Cole as England's tighthead
# Propping
From The42
# Propping

Lancaster backs Dave Wilson to replace 'mainstay' Cole as England's tighthead

Feb 18th 2014, 8:30 AM 3,333 Views 9 Comments

The head coach is ‘desperately’ disappointed to lose his tried and trusted number three.

# tighthead - Friday 15 February, 2013

Ireland looking to land 'Killer' blow on Scots to salvage 6 Nations bid
# Proper-tunity Knocks
From The42
# Proper-tunity Knocks

Ireland looking to land 'Killer' blow on Scots to salvage 6 Nations bid

Feb 15th 2013, 7:10 AM 3,746 Views 6 Comments

Munster prop Dave Kilcoyne is expected to start at tighthead prop in Murrayfield with Tom Court as back-up.

# tighthead - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Michael Bent fails his audition as 10-minute wonder gets the nod
# 6 Nations
From The42
# 6 Nations

Michael Bent fails his audition as 10-minute wonder gets the nod

Jan 30th 2013, 7:10 AM 3,498 Views 1 Comment

Ireland coach Declan Kidney revealed that the New Zealander’s rough outing in Galway did him no favours.

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