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Ten Emerging Irish Players To Watch Out For In The Coming Season

With the new rugby season coming into full flow this weekend, the excitement is building across these shores for a lot of reasons. The newly revamped Guinness PRO14 will add new colours, journeys and experiences for the provinces as they welcome the new guests from South Africa into the competition. The new conference structure will bring a new welcome intensity. …

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Opinion: Irish Rugby Is On The Right Track But There Are Still Improvements To Be Made

With the national and provincial season complete, the timing is right to investigate and delve into the movements the IRFU have been making for both province and country this season. This is alongside new plans which have been put in place for elite player development, provincial and club game investment plus the growth of an ever-improving Sevens programme. While all …

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The Nine Players Most Likely To Be Capped For Ireland In 2017

Guinness PRO12, Thomond Park, Limerick 26/12/2016 Munster vs Leinster Munster's Rory Scannell Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

2017 promises to be an exciting year for Irish rugby with the major matter of the Six Nations to commence in February 2017. With France and England coming to Dublin, Ireland will fancy their chances of having a successful tournament if their autumn form is anything to go by. Add in the potential of high Lions tour representation come the …

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Opinion: Irish Rugby Culture Changed For The Better

Irish Rugby LIMERICK, IRELAND - DECEMBER 10: Darren Sweetnam of Munster takes on Adam Thompstone (C) and Tom Youngs during the European Champions Cup match between Munster and Leicester Tigers at Thomond Park on December 10, 2016 in Limerick, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Injuries create opportunities. There’s no denying that. Cast your eyes over Ireland’s journeys in the rainbow country, Chicago and home. Fantastic historical victories underpinned by sheer hard work, graft, creativity and intellect. Despite the results, of which saw the Irish rugby team become the first to beat the Southern Hemisphere’s three powerhouses in a single calendar year since 2003, the real …

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Outlining A New Vision For Irish Rugby

Wales v Ireland - RBS 6 Nations

Ireland’s performances in both their opening round fixtures has sparked wide public debate over team selection and the overall landscape of rugby in Ireland. As a result, part one of this article identifies areas where the national team and rugby in the wider community can benefit. The strategic motives of the IRFU in the past have all been centred around getting the …

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Bring Them Home – The Exiles Who Could Solve The Provinces’ Problems

With no exiles selected in Ireland’s Six Nations squad for the opening two rounds of the competition, it seems clear that the IRFU and Co. will only select players plying their trade in Ireland. This policy means that our most promising exiles may look to return home in order to bolster their international ambitions. And given that many provinces have positional imbalances, …

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