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Jamie Heaslip Announces Retirement From Rugby

Ireland and Leinster back-row Jamie Heaslip has announced his retirement from professional rugby. The 34-year-old has had an injury-plagued 12 months and on Monday announced he would be leaving the sport. Heaslip won 95 caps for Ireland and won three Heineken Cups with Leinster. Thanks for everything pic.twitter.com/cZpK78vzXu — jamie heaslip (@jamieheaslip) February 26, 2018 Heaslip said on a social media …

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Ireland Stars Prove That The Green Jersey Is Worth More Than Money

What a difference a week makes. As Ireland fans faced the prospect of our best players poached by the high-rollers from France, it now seems we need to have worried after all. Two rounds of glorious European rugby in which all four provinces shone in their respective battles, has fans heading into the Christmas week with a warm fuzzy feeling …

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Irish Rugby Just Secured The Future Of Its Most Prized Asset

The IRFU have announced that Tadhg Furlong has signed a new three-year contract which will keep him at Leinster up until June 2021.  Furlong is arguably the best tighthead in world rugby and his meteoric rise over the last few years has been nothing short of incredible. He played in all three Test matches against the All Blacks for the …

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Irish Rugby Under Serious Threat Just As It Becomes Ready To Challenge For Greatness

Ireland’s international rugby panel is finally a thing of beautiful depth and talent, a mix of experience, talent, youth and ambition. It’s a pity it could soon be undone by the deep pockets of our continental neighbours. Less than two years out from the 2019 Rugby World Cup, head coach Joe Schmidt has been steadily building a squad that could legitimately …

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