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CJ Stander Could Be Leaving Munster Next Season [Report]

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Co. Kildare 20/11/2017 CJ Stander Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

After Simon Zebo announced that he will be leaving Munster at the end of the season, shockwaves went through Irish Rugby. The lure of bumper contracts in France is something that has certainly been a factor for Ireland’s top players for some time now, but the country’s stance on international selection among other things has prevented the floodgates from opening …

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Watch: Ireland Shut Out Euro Champs The Netherlands To Earn Crucial Point In World Cup 2019 Qualifiers

Ireland’s women’s team managed to keep the European champions at bay for ninety minutes and in doing so, brought home an absolutely crucial point for their World Cup 2019 dream. For all the doom and gloom that surrounded the Irish men’s team’s unsuccessful attempt to book a place in next summer’s World Cup 2018 and the crushing loss at home …

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FAI Respond To Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill’s Everton Speculation

Copenhagen , Denmark - 10 November 2017; Manager Martin O'Neill during a Republic of Ireland press conference at Parken Stadium in Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

The FAI have responded to speculation over the weekend that manager Martin O’Neill could be in line to return to the Premier League. The odds had shortened dramatically by Saturday morning on O’Neill leaving his post as Ireland boss after four years to replace Ronald Koeman at Everton, though those rumours have since died down somewhat. In any event, O’Neill …

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The Latest World Rugby Rankings Have Dropped

Following the November international tests, the dominance of Northern Hemisphere sides over Argentina, South Africa and Australia has continued to grow. Ireland and England went through the series unbeaten, while Scotland’s five-point loss was the sole blemish on their record. After the weekend’s results, which included the Scots hammering the Wallabies in Murrayfield, the World Rankings have been updated, and …

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Ireland Set For One More All Blacks Showdown Before Rugby World Cup

Guinness Series, Soldier Field, Chicago, USA 5/11/2016 Ireland vs New Zealand Ireland’s Conor Murray Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Following Ireland’s clean sweep this month with wins over South Africa, Fiji and Argentina, international focus now turns to the Six Nations Championship. Joe Schmidt’s side will carry a belief that they can win the title back from England, but with Scotland also showing form in the last month, this may be tricky. All of these games are played with …

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‘Thank You For Making Me Feel Like One Of Your Own’ – Bundee Aki Grateful For Support

Bundee Aki

What a month it has been for Bundee Aki! Ireland completed a clean sweep during the November tests with victories over South Africa, Fiji and Argentina in recent weeks. Joe Schmidt’s side now split back to the provinces before plotting an assault on the Six Nations Championship. As the country continues to build towards the 2019 World Cup in Japan, this …

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Cyclone Promotions Are Bringing Legal Actions Against Carl Frampton

Carl Frampton vs Andres Gutierrez Press Conference, Europa Hotel, Belfast 27/7/2017 Carl Frampton and manager Barry McGuigan Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Presseye/Freddie Parkinson

Carl Frampton is back in the ring and has returned to winning ways with his victory over Horacio Garcia in Belfast last week. ‘The Jackal’ had not fought since his loss to Leo Santa Cruz in January, but since then he had changed promoter. The 30-year-old announced the news that he was splitting from promoter Barry McGuigan last August. In …

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