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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# XV

Last year
Kolbe starts at full-back as Springboks name team to face Ireland
The brilliant winger will wear 15 for the first time, while Damian Willemse starts at out-half.
Henderson back to captain Ulster against Bulls
Andrew Warwick will make his 150th appearance for the province.
France coach Galthié positive for Covid-19 before Six Nations opener as team named
Les Bleus face Italy in Paris on Sunday.
All time
Herring set for 200th appearance as Ulster make two changes for Benetton battle
Sam Carter captains the northern province tomorrow night at Kingspan Stadium.
Changes kept to a minimum as Wales name team to face Ireland on Friday night
The Aviva Stadium hosts the Autumn Nations Cup opener.
France move Fickou to wing as 21-year-old Vincent starts against Ireland
Fullback Anthony Bouthier has been deemed fit to start in Paris.
Stockdale at 15, Coetzee returns and debuts to be made as Ulster name XV for Benetton opener
Meanwhile, John Cooney gets the nod at scrum-half ahead of Alby Matthewson.
New Zealand Rugby launches a new 'All Blacks XV' team to tour in 2020
‘We believe that there is great value in making this a regular national team.’
Leinster and Meath football starlet set for Ireland debut as Griggs names XV to face Wales
Judy Bobbett is the one uncapped player named for the squad’s ‘first marker’.
Do you agree with our RWC quarter-final Team of the Weekend?
Onto the final four stage we go.
Henderson returns and Stockdale at fullback as Ulster name side for Edinburgh showdown
It’s a crucial one for Dan McFarland’s side.
Schmidt to consider Ireland selection options for six-day turnaround to Cardiff
Dan Leavy or Sean O’Brien could come into the mix after an injury to Josh van der Flier.
Ross Byrne returns and debut on the cards as Leinster team named for Dragons clash
Leo Cullen has shown his hand, with 20-year-old Paddy Patterson on the bench.
Ringrose's return, Toner over Henderson and more Ireland team talking points
Plus, Jordi Murphy and Jordan Larmour are reinstated to the bench.
Schmidt set to retain Ringrose at 13 for Six Nations trip to Cardiff
Ireland are unlikely to make changes to their starting side for the clash with Wales.
Ireland likely to field settled team for France with Sexton set to return
Joe Schmidt has had some tight selection calls to make this week.
Marmion and Dillane return to Connacht side ahead of trip to Wasps
Niyi Adeolokun is also back from international duty to take his place.
Van der Flier set for Ireland debut with McCloskey ready in midfield
Jared Payne is looking increasingly unlikely to feature against England in Twickenham.
Haskell takes seven shirt as Jones names three new faces on England bench
Ollie Devoto, Jack Clifford and Paul Hill could make their debuts in Murrayfield.
Schmidt set to start Toner and Healy as Earls misses out for France clash
The Ireland head coach looks likely to back Dave Kearney and Tommy Bowe as his wings.
Schmidt rotates, Zebo is a 15 and more Ireland XV talking points
Ireland’s head coach has opted to give all of his squad players a starting chance.
Ireland want players to 'earn the right' to force changes to World Cup XV
Skills coach Richie Murphy says Ireland’s coaching staff are judging players on their training performances.
Paul O'Connell is in Midi Olympique's XV of Top 14 foreign imports
It’s an imposing selection.
Ulster duo back in green, Madigan at 10 and more Ireland XV talking points
There are two uncapped Leinster men starting against Robbie Deans’ side.
'This is my job. What’s my other option, pack it in?' Felix Jones refuses to be defined by injury
The Munster fullback has endured a rough time with injuries in his career, but it’s ancient history as far as he’s concerned.'s Irish XV of the Champions Cup weekend
Six Munster men, three Ulster players and six Leinster stars make our selection.
Here's our summer's American sanctions football XV
This mixture of young and old have appeared on the official GAA sanction lists for the summer 2014.
Here's our GAA football team of the weekend
It’s our pick of the bunch from the Leinster championship and qualifier action.
Here's your GAA football team of the weekend
There are 12 different counties on the team following the weekend’s Munster, Connacht and qualifier action.
Here's our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action
Cork make up much of the spine of this weekend’s hurling fifteen.
Here’s our GAA football team of the weekend
There are a lot of Monaghan men in this weekend’s team as they finally got one over on Tyrone.
McFadden handed Ireland's 13 shirt as Schmidt makes eight changes
Noel Reid, Rob Herring and James Cronin could make their debuts from the bench against Argentina.
Here’s our hurling XV from the weekend's championship action
Lots of Kilkenny names in this weekend’s team as they began their 2014 championship on Saturday.'s 2013 rugby team of the year
It wasn’t easy, but we’ve selected our best XV from the past year of action.
Well played: here’s your Gaelic football team of the week
Ewan McKenna runs through the best XV from this weekend’s football action. No club hurlers are included.
Summer Tour Diary: Restart for Christchurch as Ireland talk up second chances
A tour of the earthquake-hit city puts things into perspective for Kevin McLaughlin and his teammates ahead of All Blacks battle.
Summer Tour Diary: 'Our time is now' says O'Driscoll as Kidney shocks us all
Bold team selections excite the travelling media corp and a slovenly funnyman piques the Irish captain.
Well played: here’s our GAA team of the week
Time for the plaudits once again after a busy weekend of Gaelic football action.