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Blow For Connacht As Kieran Marmion Undergoes Surgery

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Connacht have received a blow with the news that Kieran Marmion will undergo surgery which will rule him out for the next few months. Marmion played a star role in their 16-9 victory over the All Blacks on Saturday, quashing any fears that Ireland would not be able to beat the best in the world without Conor Murray. It was …

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Over 1 Million People Tuned In To Ireland’s Historic All Blacks Win

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Over one million people tuned into Ireland’s historic 16-9 victory over the All Blacks on Saturday, figures released today have confirmed.  883,700 was the average audience figure on RTÉ 2 who were the Irish television broadcaster for the match on Saturday, this accounts for more than half (57%) of the television audience share. At its peak, over one million people …

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Ireland Release Injury Update As Seven Players Return To Provinces

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Ireland have released a squad update this afternoon as Joe Schmidt’s side regroup after a bruising victory over the All Blacks on Saturday.  With the USA coming to Dublin for Ireland’s final November international of this window, we can expect to see some of Ireland’s fringe players get an opportunity on Saturday. The IRFU have confirmed that seven players have …

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Munster Confirm Conor Murray Has Returned To Full Training

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Munster have confirmed that Conor Murray has returned to full training as the province gear up for the return of the Guinness PRO14 where they travel to Italy this weekend to take on Zebre.  Murray, of course, has been out of action since the summer tour against Australia and his injury has been the subject of much debate, especially concerning …

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