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Three Irish Stars From Fiji Win That Should Be In Joe Schmidt’s Plans For Argentina Clash

Ireland was made to work for their second victory of their November Test series on Saturday, with a spirited and physical Fiji side running the much-changed home side close at the Aviva Stadium. With both sides scoring three tries apiece, Joe Schmidt’s men emerged 23 – 20 victors thanks to a brace of penalties from fly-half substitute Ian Keatley late in …

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Cian Healy Asked To Leave Leinster’s Flight To Cape Town From Port Elizabeth

It hasn’t been the best of times for Leinster in their inaugural trip to South Africa. The province are currently in the southern hemisphere nation as they look to complete victories over the Southern Kings and the Cheetahs.  Leinster are already halfway through that task after recording a straightforward victory over the Kings at the weekend and they will face …

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Former Ireland Underage International Selected For UAE National Team

REPRO FREE***PRESS RELEASE NO REPRODUCTION FEE*** 2017 RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championship Launch, The Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London 25/1/2017 The IRFU Crest Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Former Ireland under-19 rugby international Sean Carey has been selected to join the United Arab Emirates international squad, according to Middle East outlet The National Carey will compete in the top tier of the Asian Rugby Championship in Malaysia that will begin this Sunday. Eleven years ago Carey togged out alongside current Ireland rugby internationals Keith Earls and Cian Healy in …

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Andy Goode Selects His Lions 37-Man Squad

MAYNOOTH, IRELAND - DECEMBER 07: Warren Gatland, the Lions head coach, faces the media during the 2017 British & Irish Lions Coaching Team Announcement held at Carton House Hotel on December 7, 2016 in Maynooth, Ireland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

With the Lions squad announcement drawing ever closer, speculation is sky-high as to which players will get the nod from Warren Gatland. With 37 seats on the plane to New Zealand available, there is going to be a wealth of talent left behind. Former England flyhalf and Pundit Arena columnist Andy Goode has selected the squad he would bring, and …

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3 Talking Points From Ireland’s Team Selection To Face Italy

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Kildare 9/2/2017 Head Coach Joe Schmidt

Joe Schmidt has named the Ireland side to face Italy in Rome on Saturday, making two changes from the disappointing defeat to Scotland last weekend. As was always going to be the case, Schmidt’s selection raises a number of talking points. 1. The Back Row Debate Will Rumble On Make no mistake about it, Scotland went after Ireland’s back row both on …

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Irish Champions Cup Team Of The Weekend

Although there existed the possibility of all four Irish provinces qualifying for the European Rugby Champions Cup quarter-finals prior to round five, only Munster and Leinster ultimately made it into the last eight. Ulster fans will no doubt rue the fact that their side came away from Bordeaux Begles empty handed. The northern province led 13-9 with six minutes remaining …

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Leinster Squad Named For Champions Cup Tie With Montpellier – Sexton, Heaslip Start, O’Brien Absent

Leinster have named a strong side for Friday’s Champions Cup clash with Monpellier at the RDS, with notable big names starting and one missing altogether. Coming off the back of their embarrassment of Zebre in the Pro 12 last weekend, Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has rotated his squad for the crucial clash with the Top 14 side, making five …

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