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Everyone Has The Exact Same Problem With The New Irish Jersey

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Ireland’s new rugby jersey was released this morning and will be worn during their November series, next year’s Six Nations and the summer tour. The design is undeniably brilliant with the darker shade of green on the shoulders particularly appealing to most but it’s certainly not without its faults. Despite the slick appearance, most people on Twitter are bemoaning the …

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Ireland Have Just Released Their Brand New Jersey

It’s exciting times in Irish rugby. Joe Schmidt blooded a lot of promising youngsters during Ireland’s summer tour of USA and Japan as the Kiwi looks to increase the depth of the Irish squad in the build up to the 2019 World Cup.  Increasing the quality and depth of the squad is a number one priority for Schmidt, after seeing his …

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Connacht Star Released From Contract On Compassionate Grounds

There was disappointing news for Connacht Rugby supporters this Wednesday morning. South African fly-half Marnitz Boshoff has been released from his contract on compassionate grounds. Boshoff had an injury-plagued tenure in the west of Ireland and made his final appearance against Munster in May. On his departure, the once-capped South African international said: “I would like to thank Connacht Rugby for …

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Massive Blow For Ireland As Niamh Briggs Ruled Out Of World Cup

Ireland has been hit with a major blow ahead of the Women’s Rugby World Cup with the news that Ireland captain, Niamh Briggs, has been ruled out of the tournament.  Briggs missed Ireland’s Six Nations campaign with a hamstring injury, an injury which she successfully recovered from and her fitness was deemed a huge coup for Ireland as they look …

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Peter Stringer Reveals The Simple Secret To His Age-Defying Career

Heineken Cup Final: Munster v Biarritz Olympique

Former Munster and Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer continues to defy the conventional ravages of time as he prepares for his 20th season as a professional rugby player. Approaching 40 years of age, the man from Cork continues to defy conventional logic as he enjoys pre-season training with new club Worcester Warriors, his fifth (including two loan spells with Saracens and …

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Tomás O’Leary Has Announced His Retirement From Professional Rugby

Former Munster and Ireland scrum-half, Tomás O’Leary, has announced his retirement from professional rugby at the age of 33.  The Cork man has played over 200 professional games throughout his career and contributed to huge success with Munster and Ireland – winning the Heineken Cup in 2006 and 2008 with the southern province and helping Ireland to a historic Grand …

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Possible Midfield Options For Ireland’s Upcoming Autumn Internationals

With the news of Robbie Henshaw and Garry Ringrose’s lengthy injuries, Ireland’s November opponents will be licking their lips. Ringrose has recently been ruled out of action for up to five months after surgery on a niggling shoulder problem. This, combined with Henshaw already being ruled out for four months after tearing his pectoral muscle off the bone, has Ireland looking …

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