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“It’s Definitely The Biggest Week In My Irish Career.” Keith Earls Not Fazed About Scotland Pressure.

Sean McMahon reporting from Carton House.  Carton House may seem like something out of a postcard with the inches of snow providing a beautiful backdrop amongst the vast rolling hills and cedar trees which are dotted around the vast demesne but for the Irish rugby team, it has been a bit of a nuisance considering they have to travel to Abbotstown to …

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Huge Boost For Ireland As Key Duo Set To Train Fully This Week

Sean McMahon reporting from Carton House, Co. Kildare.  The Ireland squad are back at their snow-covered Carton House base this week as preparations ramp up for the visit of Scotland to the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Joe Schmidt will have to plan without Chris Farrell, who suffered an ACL injury last week in training which has ruled him out of …

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Jono Gibbes To Take Up New Head Coaching Role In New Zealand

It’s been a tough couple of weeks for everyone involved in Ulster Rugby. After Les Kiss left his role as Director of Rugby with immediate effect, head coach Jono Gibbes confirmed that he would be leaving the northern province at the end of the season to return home to New Zealand. That news was announced last week and it was with …

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‘If You’re Unhappy Doing Something, Why Are You Doing It?’ – An Insight Into The Marvellous Mind Of James Lowe

On a bitterly cold February morning, James Lowe enters a popular cafe on Dublin’s southside. He spots me from across the room with a typically big smile and the 25-year-old affable Kiwi plants himself on the seat opposite mine and orders a coffee. The former Chiefs star has been on the receiving end of many plaudits lately for his try-scoring exploits …

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Munster Confirm The Signing Of Aviva Premiership Full Back

Munster Rugby have today moved swiftly to confirm the signing of Mike Haley on a three-year contract after widespread reports this week that the 23-year-old is set to join the southern province at the end of the season. Haley joins from the Aviva Premiership outfit, the Sale Sharks, a club which he has made 103 appearances for. In fact, he …

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Ireland Centre Chris Farrell Likely To Miss Rest Of 6 Nations Campaign

NatWest 6 Nations Championship Round 3, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 24/2/2018 Ireland vs Wales Ireland's Chris Farrell

Ireland have been dealt a blow with confirmation that Chrsi Farrell’s 6 Nations championship has likely come to an end. The IRFU confirmed on Tuesday afternoon that the Munster centre sustained ligament damage in training after twisting his knee in the turf. Breaking news: @Farrell_C93 unlikely to be available for rest of #NatWest6Nations through ligament damage. #TeamOfUs pic.twitter.com/W9yigKVCZM — Irish …

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