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Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship
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Munster's Snyman to re-join Springboks for the Rugby Championship

Aug 8th 2021, 7:19 PM 25,244 Views 21 Comments

The towering second row hasn’t played since August 2020.

Folau takes legal action against Queensland Rugby League
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Folau takes legal action against Queensland Rugby League

Jun 4th 2021, 8:26 AM 6,798 Views 0 Comments

The controversial 32-year-old is bidding to resume his career in Australia.

'I couldn’t have imagined I'd play for this long for Leinster'
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'I couldn’t have imagined I'd play for this long for Leinster'

Jun 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,314 Views 3 Comments

Michael Bent is in the final weeks of his time as a Leinster player.

Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season
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Leinster's Michael Bent confirms retirement at end of the season

Apr 22nd 2021, 11:18 AM 8,678 Views 18 Comments

The 34-year-old tighthead won four Ireland caps after arriving in 2012.

Scrum-half Nick McCarthy set to re-join Leinster from Munster
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Scrum-half Nick McCarthy set to re-join Leinster from Munster

Jan 31st 2021, 7:24 PM 27,985 Views 45 Comments

The 25-year-old moved to the southern province in 2019 but is now set for a return.

Ulster confirm attack coach Dwayne Peel to leave for Cardiff Blues next summer
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Ulster confirm attack coach Dwayne Peel to leave for Cardiff Blues next summer

Dec 8th 2020, 9:44 AM 7,141 Views 12 Comments

The former Wales scrum-half has been in Ireland since 2017.

Matt Damon photographed leaving Ireland after three-month lockdown stay
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Matt Damon photographed leaving Ireland after three-month lockdown stay

May 28th 2020, 1:11 PM 135,268 Views 89 Comments

The Oscar-winner had been staying in Dalkey in Co Dublin for the past few months.

Blue Bulls sign former Springbok back row Arno Botha from Munster
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Blue Bulls sign former Springbok back row Arno Botha from Munster

May 15th 2020, 11:06 AM 11,013 Views 48 Comments

The 28-year-old made more than 40 appearances for the province after joining in 2018.

England's Jonny May to rejoin Gloucester at end of season
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England's Jonny May to rejoin Gloucester at end of season

Apr 11th 2020, 12:23 PM 10,694 Views 8 Comments

May has decided to bring an end to a ‘challenging few years’ for Leicester.

Scarlets head coach Mooar to make All Blacks switch at the end of the season
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Scarlets head coach Mooar to make All Blacks switch at the end of the season

Dec 24th 2019, 9:43 AM 6,864 Views 3 Comments

Brad Mooar will look after the All Blacks’ attack under new head coach Ian Foster.

Wales suffer another injury setback as Hill leaves squad
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Wales suffer another injury setback as Hill leaves squad

Sep 24th 2019, 11:02 AM 6,604 Views 0 Comments

Hill hasn’t played since February and will be replaced by Ospreys’ Bradley Davies.

Chelsea defender undergoing medical ahead of Roma switch
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Chelsea defender undergoing medical ahead of Roma switch

Aug 21st 2019, 2:17 PM 10,646 Views 2 Comments

Italian international Davide Zappacosta is expected to join the Serie A side on a season-long loan deal.

England's Shields a World Cup concern after training camp injury
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England's Shields a World Cup concern after training camp injury

Jul 30th 2019, 5:15 PM 3,578 Views 4 Comments

The Wasps forward injured his foot last week and has returned to England for further assessment.

Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions
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Sale grant Wallaby O'Connor early release to pursue World Cup ambitions

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:52 PM 12,571 Views 8 Comments

O’Connor is reportedly set to join Queensland Reds as be becomes available for international selection again.

Sarri returns to Italy as Chelsea boss takes over at Juventus
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Sarri returns to Italy as Chelsea boss takes over at Juventus

Jun 16th 2019, 2:29 PM 9,892 Views 11 Comments

The Italian spent just one season at Stamford Bridge.

Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end
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Doug Howlett's 11-year association with Munster comes to an end

May 20th 2019, 9:30 PM 48,891 Views 39 Comments

The former All Black is leaving his role as the province’s head of commercial and marketing to return home.

Ireland U20 winger drops out of Munster academy to return to Wales
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Ireland U20 winger drops out of Munster academy to return to Wales

Apr 24th 2019, 5:23 PM 26,146 Views 70 Comments

James McCarthy had joined the southern province in 2017.

'He’s had a lot to contend with in his personal life': Aberdeen terminate Forrester's contract
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'He’s had a lot to contend with in his personal life': Aberdeen terminate Forrester's contract

Jan 22nd 2019, 2:54 PM 12,386 Views 15 Comments

The 26-year-old is returning home after a brief spell with the Scottish club.

Emotional Speight set for Ulster farewell against former coach Friend
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Emotional Speight set for Ulster farewell against former coach Friend

Dec 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 4,938 Views 12 Comments

‘It will be really hard to take the jersey off.’

Ulster release South African prop from his contract after just three appearances
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Ulster release South African prop from his contract after just three appearances

Dec 4th 2018, 5:57 PM 16,246 Views 54 Comments

Schalk van der Merwe’s career at the northern province failed to take off after his arrival from the Southern Kings.

Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup elimination
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Ronaldo tight-lipped on future after World Cup elimination

Jul 1st 2018, 9:30 AM 7,754 Views 5 Comments

‘Now is not the time to talk about the future.’

English defender leaves League of Ireland champions due to lack of game time
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English defender leaves League of Ireland champions due to lack of game time

Jun 14th 2018, 6:33 PM 9,521 Views 3 Comments

Tobi Adebayo-Rowling played just one league game for Cork City.

George North to leave Northampton and return home to Wales
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George North to leave Northampton and return home to Wales

Nov 22nd 2017, 5:08 PM 8,088 Views 11 Comments

It’s not yet known which region he will join, but the move represents a big boost for Wales and the Pro14.

'The emotion on show by Mícheál and his father seems to have really struck with people'
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'The emotion on show by Mícheál and his father seems to have really struck with people'

Sep 5th 2017, 4:57 PM 37,880 Views 18 Comments

Morgan Treacy on the brilliant photo he snapped at Galway’s homecoming.

A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute
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A fire on the N11 at Bray and a broken down truck on D'Olier Street delaying the Friday commute

Mar 10th 2017, 7:35 PM 11,470 Views 3 Comments

Further afield, there are traffic delays in Limerick and Monaghan this evening.

Australian prop Kepu released by Bordeaux for family reasons
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Australian prop Kepu released by Bordeaux for family reasons

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:48 PM 6,798 Views 3 Comments

Kepu was much feted when he arrived in France alongside international team-mate Adam Ashley-Cooper.

Boudjellal confirms Steffon Armitage request for release to England
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Boudjellal confirms Steffon Armitage request for release to England

May 17th 2016, 7:14 PM 12,606 Views 14 Comments

England coach Eddie Jones has asked the openside flanker to move home.

'We can hold our heads up high' - Ireland U17s bow out of European Championship
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'We can hold our heads up high' - Ireland U17s bow out of European Championship

Jun 29th 2015, 7:50 AM 4,541 Views 1 Comment

Dave Connell’s side lost out to Norway in their final group game this afternoon.

An inter-provincial transfer from Connacht to Ulster has been announced
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An inter-provincial transfer from Connacht to Ulster has been announced

Feb 10th 2015, 12:42 PM 7,082 Views 11 Comments

Willie Faloon will return to his home province next season after three years in Galway.

David Villa's spell in Australia has come to a premature end
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David Villa's spell in Australia has come to a premature end

Oct 27th 2014, 12:31 PM 13,592 Views 1 Comment

The former Barcelona striker scored twice during his brief spell in the A-League.

'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit
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'It's between us and God' - Algerian side won't blame Ramadan for World Cup exit

Jul 1st 2014, 9:47 AM 6,889 Views 4 Comments

Goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi insists their extra-time loss was not due to fitness reasons.

Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria
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Bosnia crash out of the World Cup after controversial defeat to Nigeria

Jun 22nd 2014, 1:50 AM 9,886 Views 15 Comments

Peter Odemwingie’s first-half strike proved the difference but Edin Dzeko had a perfectly good goal disallowed.

Ravenhill here they come as Pienaar inspires Ulster to Tigers triumph
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Ravenhill here they come as Pienaar inspires Ulster to Tigers triumph

Jan 18th 2014, 8:54 PM 21,070 Views 47 Comments

Mark Anscombe’s men finish the pool stages as Europe’s top team. The hard work starts now.

Cavan boss keeping 'open mind' about potential Seanie Johnston return
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Cavan boss keeping 'open mind' about potential Seanie Johnston return

Jul 29th 2013, 8:00 AM 10,374 Views 17 Comments

There is strong speculation that the forward is preparing to apply to transfer from Kildare.

On Tour: An emotional farewell to Poznan, and some stellar chants
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On Tour: An emotional farewell to Poznan, and some stellar chants

Jun 19th 2012, 1:35 PM 1,405 Views 3 Comments

They’ll sing when they want, apparently.

French museum returns mummified Maori head
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French museum returns mummified Maori head

May 9th 2011, 2:29 PM 1,074 Views 0 Comments

The head had been held by a museum in Normandy for over 130 years and is one of 16 due to be returned to New Zealand for burial.