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#XV

# xv - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Herring set for 200th appearance as Ulster make two changes for Benetton battle
# Friday Night Lights
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# Friday Night Lights

Herring set for 200th appearance as Ulster make two changes for Benetton battle

Oct 7th 2021, 1:20 PM 3,623 Views 6 Comments

Sam Carter captains the northern province tomorrow night at Kingspan Stadium.

# xv - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Changes kept to a minimum as Wales name team to face Ireland on Friday night
# Opposition
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# Opposition

Changes kept to a minimum as Wales name team to face Ireland on Friday night

Nov 11th 2020, 12:39 PM 9,528 Views 19 Comments

The Aviva Stadium hosts the Autumn Nations Cup opener.

# xv - Thursday 29 October, 2020

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 11,344 Views 12 Comments

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

# xv - Thursday 1 October, 2020

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 6,202 Views 9 Comments

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

# xv - Monday 9 March, 2020

New Zealand Rugby launches a new 'All Blacks XV' team to tour in 2020
# Second Tier
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# Second Tier

New Zealand Rugby launches a new 'All Blacks XV' team to tour in 2020

Mar 9th 2020, 11:46 AM 14,100 Views 9 Comments

‘We believe that there is great value in making this a regular national team.’

# xv - Friday 8 November, 2019

Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales
# November Test
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# November Test

Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales

Nov 8th 2019, 6:10 PM 5,895 Views 0 Comments

Judy Bobbett is the one uncapped player named for the squad’s ‘first marker’.

# xv - Monday 21 October, 2019

Do you agree with our RWC quarter-final Team of the Weekend?
# Best XV
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# Best XV

Do you agree with our RWC quarter-final Team of the Weekend?

Oct 21st 2019, 12:30 PM 15,190 Views 22 Comments

Onto the final four stage we go.

# xv - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Henderson returns and Stockdale at fullback as Ulster name side for Edinburgh showdown
# Pro14
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# Pro14

Henderson returns and Stockdale at fullback as Ulster name side for Edinburgh showdown

Apr 11th 2019, 12:38 PM 5,382 Views 7 Comments

It’s a crucial one for Dan McFarland’s side.

# xv - Monday 11 March, 2019

Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff
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# XV

Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff

Mar 11th 2019, 7:55 AM 28,085 Views 67 Comments

Dan Leavy or Sean O’Brien could come into the mix after an injury to Josh van der Flier.

# xv - Friday 30 November, 2018

Ross Byrne returns and debut on the cards as Leinster team named for Dragons clash
# Team-Sheet
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# Team-Sheet

Ross Byrne returns and debut on the cards as Leinster team named for Dragons clash

Nov 30th 2018, 12:30 PM 11,599 Views 31 Comments

Leo Cullen has shown his hand, with 20-year-old Paddy Patterson on the bench.

# xv - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Ringrose's return, Toner over Henderson and more Ireland team talking points
# Starting XV
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# Starting XV

Ringrose's return, Toner over Henderson and more Ireland team talking points

Mar 8th 2018, 5:01 PM 26,188 Views 34 Comments

Plus, Jordi Murphy and Jordan Larmour are reinstated to the bench.

# xv - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Schmidt set to retain Ringrose at 13 for Six Nations trip to Cardiff
# Faith
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# Faith

Schmidt set to retain Ringrose at 13 for Six Nations trip to Cardiff

Mar 7th 2017, 6:16 PM 22,746 Views 39 Comments

Ireland are unlikely to make changes to their starting side for the clash with Wales.

# xv - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Ireland likely to field settled team for France with Sexton set to return
# Round Three
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# Round Three

Ireland likely to field settled team for France with Sexton set to return

Feb 22nd 2017, 8:22 PM 8,154 Views 27 Comments

Joe Schmidt has had some tight selection calls to make this week.

# xv - Friday 9 December, 2016

Marmion and Dillane return to Connacht side ahead of trip to Wasps
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# XV

Marmion and Dillane return to Connacht side ahead of trip to Wasps

Dec 9th 2016, 12:31 PM 7,769 Views 13 Comments

Niyi Adeolokun is also back from international duty to take his place.

# xv - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Van der Flier set for Ireland debut with McCloskey ready in midfield
# New Faces
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# New Faces

Van der Flier set for Ireland debut with McCloskey ready in midfield

Feb 24th 2016, 9:10 PM 40,387 Views 110 Comments

Jared Payne is looking increasingly unlikely to feature against England in Twickenham.

# xv - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Haskell takes seven shirt as Jones names three new faces on England bench
# Steady Eddie
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# Steady Eddie

Haskell takes seven shirt as Jones names three new faces on England bench

Feb 4th 2016, 10:56 AM 9,806 Views 24 Comments

Ollie Devoto, Jack Clifford and Paul Hill could make their debuts in Murrayfield.

# xv - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Schmidt set to start Toner and Healy as Earls misses out for France clash
# Big Calls
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# Big Calls

Schmidt set to start Toner and Healy as Earls misses out for France clash

Oct 8th 2015, 10:02 PM 27,948 Views 204 Comments

The Ireland head coach looks likely to back Dave Kearney and Tommy Bowe as his wings.

# xv - Friday 25 September, 2015

Schmidt rotates, Zebo is a 15 and more Ireland XV talking points
# Chances
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# Chances

Schmidt rotates, Zebo is a 15 and more Ireland XV talking points

Sep 25th 2015, 12:55 PM 16,200 Views 31 Comments

Ireland’s head coach has opted to give all of his squad players a starting chance.

# xv - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Ireland want players to 'earn the right' to force changes to World Cup XV
# Competition
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# Competition

Ireland want players to 'earn the right' to force changes to World Cup XV

Sep 24th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,444 Views 16 Comments

Skills coach Richie Murphy says Ireland’s coaching staff are judging players on their training performances.

# xv - Friday 3 July, 2015

Paul O'Connell is in Midi Olympique's XV of Top 14 foreign imports
# Dream Team
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# Dream Team

Paul O'Connell is in Midi Olympique's XV of Top 14 foreign imports

Jul 3rd 2015, 2:25 PM 8,549 Views 13 Comments

It’s an imposing selection.

# xv - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Ulster duo back in green, Madigan at 10 and more Ireland XV talking points
# Baa-Baas
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# Baa-Baas

Ulster duo back in green, Madigan at 10 and more Ireland XV talking points

May 27th 2015, 1:14 PM 8,906 Views 11 Comments

There are two uncapped Leinster men starting against Robbie Deans’ side.

# xv - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

'This is my job. What’s my other option, pack it in?' Felix Jones refuses to be defined by injury
# Just Get On With It
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# Just Get On With It

'This is my job. What’s my other option, pack it in?' Felix Jones refuses to be defined by injury

Jan 28th 2015, 3:15 PM 8,159 Views 0 Comments

The Munster fullback has endured a rough time with injuries in his career, but it’s ancient history as far as he’s concerned.

# xv - Monday 20 October, 2014

TheScore.ie's Irish XV of the Champions Cup weekend
# Dream Team
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# Dream Team

TheScore.ie's Irish XV of the Champions Cup weekend

Oct 20th 2014, 2:40 PM 17,091 Views 48 Comments

Six Munster men, three Ulster players and six Leinster stars make our selection.

# xv - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Here's our summer's American sanctions football XV
# GAA Abroad
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# GAA Abroad

Here's our summer's American sanctions football XV

Jul 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 14,512 Views 8 Comments

This mixture of young and old have appeared on the official GAA sanction lists for the summer 2014.

# xv - Monday 30 June, 2014

Here's our GAA football team of the weekend
# XV
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# XV

Here's our GAA football team of the weekend

Jun 30th 2014, 6:45 PM 4,923 Views 1 Comment

It’s our pick of the bunch from the Leinster championship and qualifier action.

# xv - Monday 23 June, 2014

Here's your GAA football team of the weekend
# XV
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# XV

Here's your GAA football team of the weekend

Jun 23rd 2014, 5:59 PM 4,473 Views 1 Comment

There are 12 different counties on the team following the weekend’s Munster, Connacht and qualifier action.

# xv - Monday 16 June, 2014

Here's our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action
# XV
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# XV

Here's our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action

Jun 16th 2014, 5:45 PM 6,997 Views 13 Comments

Cork make up much of the spine of this weekend’s hurling fifteen.

Here’s our GAA football team of the weekend
# STANDOUT
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# STANDOUT

Here’s our GAA football team of the weekend

Jun 16th 2014, 3:21 PM 3,676 Views 0 Comments

There are a lot of Monaghan men in this weekend’s team as they finally got one over on Tyrone.

# xv - Thursday 12 June, 2014

McFadden handed Ireland's 13 shirt as Schmidt makes eight changes
# Audition
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# Audition

McFadden handed Ireland's 13 shirt as Schmidt makes eight changes

Jun 12th 2014, 6:14 PM 12,817 Views 56 Comments

Noel Reid, Rob Herring and James Cronin could make their debuts from the bench against Argentina.

# xv - Monday 9 June, 2014

Here’s our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action
# XV
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# XV

Here’s our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action

Jun 9th 2014, 7:01 PM 7,614 Views 2 Comments

Lots of Kilkenny names in this weekend’s team as they began their 2014 championship on Saturday.

# xv - Monday 23 December, 2013

TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year
# Dream Team
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# Dream Team

TheScore.ie's 2013 rugby team of the year

Dec 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 11,276 Views 38 Comments

It wasn’t easy, but we’ve selected our best XV from the past year of action.

# xv - Monday 2 July, 2012

Well played: here’s your Gaelic football team of the week
# XV
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# XV

Well played: here’s your Gaelic football team of the week

Jul 2nd 2012, 6:00 PM 1,057 Views 2 Comments

Ewan McKenna runs through the best XV from this weekend’s football action. No club hurlers are included.

# xv - Friday 15 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances
# Respect
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# Respect

Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances

Jun 15th 2012, 10:40 AM 2,002 Views 1 Comment

A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.

# xv - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Summer Tour Diary: 'Our time is now' says O'Driscoll as Kidney shocks us all
# Deadpan Hero
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# Deadpan Hero

Summer Tour Diary: 'Our time is now' says O'Driscoll as Kidney shocks us all

Jun 7th 2012, 11:10 AM 3,464 Views 2 Comments

Bold team selections excite the travelling media corp and a slovenly funnyman piques the Irish captain.

# xv - Monday 4 June, 2012

Well played: here’s our GAA team of the week
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# XV

Well played: here’s our GAA team of the week

Jun 4th 2012, 5:38 PM 756 Views 1 Comment

Time for the plaudits once again after a busy weekend of Gaelic football action.