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Donnacha Ryan Set To Swap Munster For France In Surprise Move [Report]

Guinness PRO12, Thomond Park, Limerick 26/12/2016 Munster vs Leinster Munster's Donnacha Ryan after the game

In a surprise move, Ireland international Donnacha Ryan is reportedly set to call time on his Munster career and follow teammate Dave Foley to France. The Irish Examiner are reporting that the 33-year-old has in fact already signed a two-year deal with Racing 92, wherein he will link up with Munster legend Ronan O’Gara. Should the reports prove true, last weekend’s …

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World Cup 2019 Pool Seedings Confirmed In Latest World Rugby Rankings

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 18: Sam Warburton (R) and George North (C) walk past Noa Nakaitaci (L) of France after their sides 18-20 defeat during the RBS Six Nations match between France and Wales at Stade de France on March 18, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

The final round of Six Nations fixtures last weekend had further-reaching consequences than just the order of which team finished where in this season’s championship. As it was, Ireland ended up in second place behind England having defeated the champions at the Aviva Stadium, and their overall tournament performance has seen them confirm a place among the top seeds for …

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Six Nations Announce 12-Man Shortlist For Player Of The Tournament

CARDIFF, WALES - MARCH 10: CJ Stander of Ireland holds off Scott Williams of Wales during the Six Nations match between Wales and Ireland at the Principality Stadium on March 10, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Six Nations organisers have announced the 12-man shortlist for the official Player of the Tournament. With Warren Gatland due to name his squad for the Lions tour of New Zealand in the coming weeks, many players from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales were looking to impress the coach – and to that end, the nominees list contains nine players that will …

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Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your ‘Ireland v England’ Rugby History?

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22: Brian O'Driscoll of Ireland hands off Danny Care of England during the RBS Six Nations match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium on February 22, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Ireland are looking to spoil England’s grand slam party this weekend as they welcome Eddie Jones’ side to the Aviva Stadium in the final round of Six Nations fixtures. Although the championship is officially beyond them, Joe Schmidt’s men will still end the campaign in second place should they prevail against England on Saturday, maintaining their position in the World Rugby rankings …

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