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'The Pro14 hasn't been competitive outside the Irish teams. It's the worst I have seen it'
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'The Pro14 hasn't been competitive outside the Irish teams. It's the worst I have seen it'

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:49 AM 17,123 Views 7 Comments

Former Munster man Jerry Flannery is now in charge of the Harlequins defence.

Top 14 side Clermont confirm the signing of JJ Hanrahan from Munster
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# Au Revoir

Top 14 side Clermont confirm the signing of JJ Hanrahan from Munster

Mar 29th 2021, 9:44 AM 11,349 Views 21 Comments

The 28-year-old will move to France at the end of the season.

Former Ireland U19 international Cotter released by Ipswich Town
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# Free Agent

Former Ireland U19 international Cotter released by Ipswich Town

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:02 PM 8,502 Views 1 Comment

The former Limerick FC man made just four appearances for the League One outfit

Ireland striker scores winner on restart as Köln stay top in Germany
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Ireland striker scores winner on restart as Köln stay top in Germany

Mar 21st 2021, 4:16 PM 5,640 Views 1 Comment

Amber Barrett was in impressive form earlier today.

21-year-old Irish wing Barrett earns new contract with Top 14 club Pau
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21-year-old Irish wing Barrett earns new contract with Top 14 club Pau

Mar 17th 2021, 5:02 PM 12,267 Views 8 Comments

The former Ireland U19 wing scored his first Top 14 try in January.

'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'
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'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'

Mar 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 21,849 Views 2 Comments

22-year-old Irish wing Angus Kernohan is now playing with Ealing in the English Championship.

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
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23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Feb 26th 2021, 8:07 AM 13,990 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'
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'It was great to see an Irish international playing Super Rugby'

Feb 22nd 2021, 4:26 PM 15,116 Views 8 Comments

34-year-old Rob Kearney impressed for the Force in their defeat to the Brumbies.

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short
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# Irish Abroad

Kearney shows glimpses of class on debut but Force fall short

Feb 19th 2021, 8:00 PM 47,531 Views 15 Comments

Rob Kearney became the oldest outfield player ever to make his Super Rugby bow as the Brumbies displayed their superiority in Perth.

Galway man Heffernan signs with Northampton Saints
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# Exiles

Galway man Heffernan signs with Northampton Saints

Feb 15th 2021, 4:49 PM 13,594 Views 3 Comments

The tighthead will soon be playing Premiership rugby.

Considine suffers suspected concussion in AFLW game after 'dangerous tackle'
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# Irish Abroad

Considine suffers suspected concussion in AFLW game after 'dangerous tackle'

Updated Feb 7th 2021, 7:01 PM 12,658 Views 1 Comment

Elsewgere in the AFLW action, Orla O’Dwyer helped Brisbane blitz Gold Coast.

Rowe and Sheridan help Collingwood to maintain perfect start
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Rowe and Sheridan help Collingwood to maintain perfect start

Feb 6th 2021, 11:32 AM 8,256 Views 1 Comment

Sinead Goldrick’s Melbourne side are also two wins from two in the new season.

Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales
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Irish back row prospect Hickey set to sign for the Ospreys in Wales

Feb 4th 2021, 2:45 PM 18,157 Views 26 Comments

The 19-year-old captained the Leinster at U19s and has played for the province’s A team.

Anderlecht allay concerns over injury to Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen
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Anderlecht allay concerns over injury to Ireland midfielder Josh Cullen

Feb 3rd 2021, 6:19 PM 5,906 Views 0 Comments

The 24-year-old is recovering from an ankle injury he sustained while playing for the Belgian club.

'People probably think we're a bit obsessed. Sometimes you have to be'
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'People probably think we're a bit obsessed. Sometimes you have to be'

Updated Jan 24th 2021, 12:00 PM 29,929 Views 0 Comments

Collingwood’s Irish duo, Sarah Rowe and Aishling Sheridan, are gearing up for another big season in Australia.

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'
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# Next Chapter

'It's an unbelievable privilege to play professional sport, but there are ups and downs'

Jan 24th 2021, 8:00 AM 32,894 Views 5 Comments

Brendan Macken has retired at the age of 29 after a career with Leinster, Wasps, and London Irish.

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction
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# Irish On Film

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 17,773 Views 37 Comments

Dr Seán Crosson of NUI Galway looks at the treatment of historical Irish figures on film and says history will often suffer at the hands of dramatic effect.

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
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'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'

Jan 21st 2021, 9:29 PM 34,696 Views 8 Comments

Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.

Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season
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Glasgow confirm signing of Ian Keatley until end of the season

Jan 18th 2021, 1:10 PM 8,754 Views 13 Comments

The experienced 33-year-old recently left Italian club Benetton.

Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont
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Simon Zebo scores late winning try in the snow for Racing against Clermont

Jan 4th 2021, 9:08 AM 13,687 Views 7 Comments

The Cork man gathered Finn Russell’s cross-field kick to seal the victory.

Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders
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Irish lock Regan earns training contract with Super Rugby's Highlanders

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 13,230 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old was formerly part of the Ulster academy.

US-qualified out-half Luke Carty signs for the Los Angeles Giltinis
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US-qualified out-half Luke Carty signs for the Los Angeles Giltinis

Dec 15th 2020, 11:57 AM 12,957 Views 13 Comments

The former Connacht academy man is now hoping to push his career forward in America.

Referendum on vote in presidential elections among key priorities in new diaspora strategy
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Referendum on vote in presidential elections among key priorities in new diaspora strategy

Nov 18th 2020, 6:21 PM 17,647 Views 27 Comments

Addressing barriers facing emigrants who are returning home is another key commitment in the strategy.

'Part of me was thinking, 'You're working in a Test match against the All Blacks''
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'Part of me was thinking, 'You're working in a Test match against the All Blacks''

Nov 15th 2020, 10:00 AM 42,629 Views 1 Comment

Cobh man Shane Lehane has joined the Wallabies set-up in recent months.

'This is something to be grasped around the world, it could be a massive success'
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# 85s

'This is something to be grasped around the world, it could be a massive success'

Nov 14th 2020, 7:45 AM 10,775 Views 1 Comment

Irishman Declan Bannon coached the Eden Lizards to a national under 85kg rugby title in New Zealand.

Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol
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Ex-Connacht men Adeolokun and McCabe secure new contracts with Bristol

Nov 10th 2020, 11:17 AM 9,555 Views 4 Comments

The Irish pair have signed new one-year deals ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing
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Exeter's Irish stalwarts victorious but Simon Zebo superb in defeat for Racing

Oct 17th 2020, 8:08 PM 14,413 Views 12 Comments

Gareth Steenson and Ian Whitten have been key men in the English club’s rise.

Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success
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Adeolokun among the ex-Connacht men involved in Bristol's European success

Oct 17th 2020, 3:09 PM 13,288 Views 4 Comments

The likes of Conor McPhillips and John Muldoon have been influential behind the scenes.

'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'
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'It was tough, I would have had aspirations of staying on in Leinster'

Oct 4th 2020, 9:00 AM 19,808 Views 11 Comments

27-year-old hooker Bryan Byrne has found a new lease of life with Pat Lam’s Bristol.

Irishman Maguire involved against Leinster after earning short-term deal in Dragons
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Irishman Maguire involved against Leinster after earning short-term deal in Dragons

Oct 1st 2020, 4:15 PM 10,142 Views 0 Comments

The loosehead prop was part of Leinster’s training squad earlier this year.

Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars
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# Attack

Analysis: Limerick man Prendergast's influence getting best from Racing stars

Sep 30th 2020, 7:00 PM 5,902 Views 3 Comments

The 43-year-old has earned an ever-growing reputation in French rugby.

'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines
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'His tactical acumen and leadership are vital to the team' - Donnacha Ryan shines

Updated Sep 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 43,479 Views 38 Comments

The Tipperary man came in for big praise on the latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Late Russell magic sees Racing past Saracens and into Champions Cup final
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Late Russell magic sees Racing past Saracens and into Champions Cup final

Sep 26th 2020, 3:02 PM 21,055 Views 33 Comments

Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan started for the French club, who won with Juan Imhoff’s 76th-minute try.

'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'
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'The break made me appreciate what we have, really re-focus and re-motivate'

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:00 PM 12,154 Views 9 Comments

Simon Zebo made his return from injury last weekend as Racing secured a Champions Cup semi-final.

Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence
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Irishman Prendergast plots Racing tactics to break down Saracens defence

Sep 22nd 2020, 8:35 PM 11,688 Views 21 Comments

The French club’s attack coach is enjoying working with compatriots Simon Zebo and Donnacha Ryan.

Ryan shines for Racing, Copeland's debut, and Kidney's Exiles struggle
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Ryan shines for Racing, Copeland's debut, and Kidney's Exiles struggle

Sep 8th 2020, 11:33 AM 14,075 Views 25 Comments

Jeremy Davidson’s Brive are leading the Top 14 after the opening round.

'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'
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'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'

Sep 6th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,720 Views 11 Comments

Jerry Flannery is back in the professional game as lineout coach with Premiership club Harlequins.

Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read
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Irish prop Conán O'Donnell named in same Mitre 10 Cup squad as Kieran Read

Sep 1st 2020, 10:19 AM 7,915 Views 1 Comment

The 24-year-old Sligo man first moved to New Zealand last year.

O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down
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O'Connor and Tuohy shine as Geelong roar back from 36 points down

Aug 28th 2020, 2:52 PM 7,710 Views 4 Comments

The win kept the Cats at the top of the standings and in fine form for another tilt at the title.

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals
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# Familiar Faces

Adeolokun and McCabe join Pat Lam's Bristol on short-term deals

Aug 27th 2020, 10:21 AM 10,954 Views 8 Comments

The wing and loosehead prop have signed on until the end of the 2019/20 season.

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