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#Back three

Henshaw primed to play a central role in a dangerous Lions backline
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Henshaw primed to play a central role in a dangerous Lions backline

Jun 19th 2021, 7:30 AM 7,827 Views 0 Comments

20-year-old Louis Rees-Zammit has been included among the Lions’ back three options.

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three
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# Wide Men

Keenan, Larmour and Kearney look sharp in Leinster's back three

Jan 9th 2021, 9:30 AM 7,014 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile, 20-year-old Ethan McIlroy continues to show his promise for Ulster.

Keenan keen to kick on after starting all six of Ireland's autumn games
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# Consistent

Keenan keen to kick on after starting all six of Ireland's autumn games

Dec 7th 2020, 1:01 AM 6,408 Views 18 Comments

The Leinster man was uncapped before this busy run of Tests for Andy Farrell’s side.

Keenan excited to link with Lowe and Stockdale in Ireland's new-look back three
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Keenan excited to link with Lowe and Stockdale in Ireland's new-look back three

Nov 13th 2020, 1:01 AM 5,534 Views 3 Comments

The Leinster man will win his third cap against Wales in Dublin this evening.

France wing Thomas ruled out of Ireland clash with fullback Bouthier a doubt
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# Blow

France wing Thomas ruled out of Ireland clash with fullback Bouthier a doubt

Oct 27th 2020, 10:08 AM 8,721 Views 7 Comments

The Racing 92 man scored a superb try against Wales last weekend.

'I think my game is coming along really nicely, to be honest' - Stockdale
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'I think my game is coming along really nicely, to be honest' - Stockdale

Oct 20th 2020, 6:00 AM 9,470 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old has been playing at fullback for Ulster in recent times.

Ireland 'gutted' for Larmour but newcomers Keenan and Daly settling into camp well
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Ireland 'gutted' for Larmour but newcomers Keenan and Daly settling into camp well

Oct 19th 2020, 2:51 PM 8,549 Views 4 Comments

Garry Ringrose has also welcomed the addition of James Lowe to the set-up.

'He's got amazing work-rate' - Leinster's Hugo Keenan continues to impress
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'He's got amazing work-rate' - Leinster's Hugo Keenan continues to impress

Oct 5th 2020, 6:15 AM 8,672 Views 14 Comments

Leinster’s back three depth will be tested by international call-ups and injuries in the coming months.

A new fullback and big wing calls - Ireland's back three for the Six Nations
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# Options

A new fullback and big wing calls - Ireland's back three for the Six Nations

Jan 26th 2020, 3:57 PM 19,125 Views 38 Comments

Will Addison and Jordan Larmour both impressed at 15 for their provinces.

Addison, Stockdale, and The Cat impress as 'very happy' Ulster advance to quarters
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Addison, Stockdale, and The Cat impress as 'very happy' Ulster advance to quarters

Jan 18th 2020, 6:57 PM 8,691 Views 4 Comments

Tom O’Toole suffered a rib injury in his side’s 22-15 win over Bath.

Kearney and Earls eager for returns after Conway and Larmour impress
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Kearney and Earls eager for returns after Conway and Larmour impress

Sep 25th 2019, 5:44 AM 6,037 Views 5 Comments

The Leinster fullback is expecting Japan to pose a tougher test than Scotland.

'They're threats but we'll try to exploit them' - Scots on Larmour and Conway
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'They're threats but we'll try to exploit them' - Scots on Larmour and Conway

Sep 19th 2019, 10:00 PM 8,936 Views 10 Comments

Scotland feel they have a good grip on what to expect from Ireland.

Calf niggle derails Addison's late push for World Cup selection
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Calf niggle derails Addison's late push for World Cup selection

Sep 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 18,028 Views 61 Comments

Joe Schmidt opted for Munster’s Chris Farrell in his squad for Japan.

Test favourites emerging but back three a major concern for the Lions
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# Big Calls

Test favourites emerging but back three a major concern for the Lions

Jun 13th 2017, 7:00 PM 30,220 Views 29 Comments

Murray Kinsella picks his Lions squad for the opening Test against the All Blacks.

Joe Schmidt rejects notion he is picking Ireland players on reputation
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# Test Proven

Joe Schmidt rejects notion he is picking Ireland players on reputation

May 31st 2016, 8:00 AM 31,490 Views 139 Comments

The Kiwi explained that implementing a Connacht-esque game plan would be difficult.

Schmidt: 'Some of those hours Trimble was coming to the World Cup with us'
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Schmidt: 'Some of those hours Trimble was coming to the World Cup with us'

Sep 1st 2015, 2:39 PM 11,223 Views 19 Comments

The Ireland head coach said Felix Jones and Fergus McFadden also just missed out on inclusion.

'It's unbelievably competitive' - A LOT of talented wings are fighting for Schmidt's attention
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'It's unbelievably competitive' - A LOT of talented wings are fighting for Schmidt's attention

Mar 24th 2015, 7:00 AM 8,669 Views 9 Comments

Leinster’s Dave Kearney is hoping strong club form can get him some more international recognition.

What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster's Felix Jones explains...
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# Insight

What goes into being a professional fullback? Munster's Felix Jones explains...

Mar 28th 2014, 8:30 AM 7,381 Views 3 Comments

Kick chase, counter-attacking, one-on-one tackling and painting pictures to the opposition out-half are on the agenda.

'Their back three is a deadly mix' - Les Kiss on Scotland's threats
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# Insight

'Their back three is a deadly mix' - Les Kiss on Scotland's threats

Jan 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,637 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland coach expects Stuart Hogg to offer danger, while he says the breakdown battle will be key.

Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney
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# Utility

Plight of Keith Earls: The man who would be BO'D is now playing back-up to Kearney

May 28th 2012, 5:33 PM 956 Views 3 Comments

The Munster winger was identified as O’Driscoll’s heir apparent but is being shunted around the Irish backline.