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# irish-rugby - Last month November 2022

Stuart McCloskey to start as Robbie Henshaw ruled out for South Africa clash
# Changes
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# Changes

Stuart McCloskey to start as Robbie Henshaw ruled out for South Africa clash

Nov 4th 2022, 12:27 PM 13,894 Views 22 Comments

Leinster’s Jimmy O’Brien comes in on the bench.

# irish-rugby - This year 2022

Leinster's Jenkins included in 35-strong Springbok squad for November
# Hier Kom Die Bokke
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# Hier Kom Die Bokke

Leinster's Jenkins included in 35-strong Springbok squad for November

Oct 28th 2022, 9:33 AM 7,748 Views 18 Comments

Stormers out-halves Manie Libbok and Sacha Feinberg-Mngomezulu have earned their first international call-ups.

Conor Phillips handed debut as Munster make four changes for Zebre
# URC
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# URC

Conor Phillips handed debut as Munster make four changes for Zebre

Sep 30th 2022, 1:33 PM 13,048 Views 11 Comments

Keynan Knox and Tadhg Beirne come into the pack.

Three former Irish rugby players have initiated legal actions against the IRFU
# Irish Rugby
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# Irish Rugby

Three former Irish rugby players have initiated legal actions against the IRFU

Sep 29th 2022, 12:10 PM 54,433 Views 0 Comments

It is believed the cases are related to concussion injuries the players suffered during their rugby careers.

Pete Wilkins: Adam Byrne's omission from South Africa tour 'no big story' From The42

Pete Wilkins: Adam Byrne's omission from South Africa tour 'no big story'

Sep 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 12,232 Views 6 Comments

Byrne will have to wait until at least the first home game against Munster next month to make his debut.

Leinster survive a scare as Zebre push them all the way in 10-try thriller
# URC
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# URC

Leinster survive a scare as Zebre push them all the way in 10-try thriller

Sep 17th 2022, 3:21 PM 14,508 Views 12 Comments

It finished 33-29 as Leinster escaped with a bonus-point victory.

Old Belvedere overcome UL Bohs, Galwegians cruise to victory with 12-try rout
# Women's Ail
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# Women's Ail

Old Belvedere overcome UL Bohs, Galwegians cruise to victory with 12-try rout

Sep 10th 2022, 9:47 PM 4,086 Views 0 Comments

Old Belvedere, Galwegians and Blackrock College all secured wins on the opening day.

'He looks in the best shape he’s been in, in the four or five years I’ve been here'
# Stock Future
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# Stock Future

'He looks in the best shape he’s been in, in the four or five years I’ve been here'

Sep 1st 2022, 7:00 AM 7,694 Views 1 Comment

Ulster assistant coach Dan Soper is excited to see 35-cap Ireland international Jacob Stockdale return to action after a year out.

Simon Easterby named in charge of Emerging Ireland squad for South Africa tour
# Talent
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# Talent

Simon Easterby named in charge of Emerging Ireland squad for South Africa tour

Aug 31st 2022, 11:58 AM 7,123 Views 7 Comments

Supported by Paul O’Connell, Mike Catt and John Fogarty, the 35-player group will feature a number of U20s who have impressed in recent years.

Ireland to begin 2023 Women's Six Nations campaign away to Wales
# W6N
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# W6N

Ireland to begin 2023 Women's Six Nations campaign away to Wales

Aug 24th 2022, 2:27 PM 1,497 Views 0 Comments

The fixture details have been released today.

McWilliams hails young guns, 'truly special captain', and players who soul-searched after Parma
# Group
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# Group

McWilliams hails young guns, 'truly special captain', and players who soul-searched after Parma

Aug 20th 2022, 5:02 PM 5,324 Views 1 Comment

The head coach said that even if Ireland had gone 20-0 down, he would have been confident that they’d come back in Fukuroi city.

'A tour like this is invaluable. We talk about it every day, how special it is'
# Big In Japan
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# Big In Japan

'A tour like this is invaluable. We talk about it every day, how special it is'

Aug 16th 2022, 3:59 PM 4,597 Views 0 Comments

Katie O’Dwyer is part of a new-look Ireland squad gearing up to face Japan on their historic summer tour.

'It's our turn to respond' - Jordie Barrett sounds warning on behalf of under-fire All Blacks
# Wounded Animals
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# Wounded Animals

'It's our turn to respond' - Jordie Barrett sounds warning on behalf of under-fire All Blacks

Jul 15th 2022, 3:14 PM 11,363 Views 24 Comments

A defeat to Ireland on Saturday would be seen as catastrophic, and would be New Zealand’s first home series defeat since 1994.

Gardaí launch investigation into alleged IRFU international ticket fraud
# Irish Rugby
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# Irish Rugby

Gardaí launch investigation into alleged IRFU international ticket fraud

Jul 12th 2022, 12:10 AM 40,668 Views 0 Comments
  • A number of people involved in the Munster Branch of the union have been spoken to by gardaí, Niall O'Connor writes.
  • Sources said that the investigation centres on the supply of tickets normally set aside for a specific group.
  • Garda probe is focused on upwards of 200 tickets.
Irish centre Peter Robb to join Ealing Trailfinders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish centre Peter Robb to join Ealing Trailfinders

Jun 29th 2022, 1:02 PM 12,005 Views 5 Comments

The 27-year-old moves to the English Championship club after seven years with Connacht.

What are your thoughts on Ireland rugby's new home kit?
# New Threads
From The42
# New Threads

What are your thoughts on Ireland rugby's new home kit?

Updated Jun 23rd 2022, 5:08 PM 43,375 Views 40 Comments

The jerseys will be worn for the first time when the Ireland men’s team face the Maori All Blacks.

Ferris: One Test win in New Zealand would make for a positive summer for Ireland
# Perspective
From The42
# Perspective

Ferris: One Test win in New Zealand would make for a positive summer for Ireland

Jun 23rd 2022, 4:29 PM 5,935 Views 17 Comments

The former Ireland star on Johnny Sexton at U20 level, Andy Farrell’s back-row dilemma, and an inevitable Kiwi backlash.

Leinster scrum-half Nick McCarthy comes out as gay
# Irish Rugby
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# Irish Rugby

Leinster scrum-half Nick McCarthy comes out as gay

Jun 20th 2022, 3:53 PM 49,022 Views 45 Comments

‘I contemplated walking away from rugby,’ McCarthy said.

Ireland women to visit Japan for two-Test invitational tour this August
# Going East
From The42
# Going East

Ireland women to visit Japan for two-Test invitational tour this August

Jun 18th 2022, 9:38 AM 2,495 Views 2 Comments

World Rugby have invited Ireland to assist Japan with their preparations for October’s World Cup.

Ulster unchanged while Stormers to start Willemse for semi-final clash
# URC
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# URC

Ulster unchanged while Stormers to start Willemse for semi-final clash

Jun 10th 2022, 12:53 PM 6,901 Views 22 Comments

The game in Cape Town kicks off at 2pm on Saturday.

Carty ruled out of New Zealand tour after surgery on wrist
# Unfortunate
From The42
# Unfortunate

Carty ruled out of New Zealand tour after surgery on wrist

Jun 7th 2022, 3:30 PM 9,404 Views 32 Comments

The 29-year-old said his season ‘ends here’ but vowed to come back bigger and better next term.

Denis Leamy to leave Leinster role and join Munster as defence coach
# Coming Home Again
From The42
# Coming Home Again

Denis Leamy to leave Leinster role and join Munster as defence coach

Jun 1st 2022, 11:58 AM 20,081 Views 12 Comments

The Cashel man described the move as ‘an opportunity that I feel I have to take to grow as a coach and for family reasons.’

Friday night fixture for Ulster and Munster as URC quarter-final details confirmed
# URC
From The42
# URC

Friday night fixture for Ulster and Munster as URC quarter-final details confirmed

May 23rd 2022, 11:42 AM 12,794 Views 8 Comments

Leinster’s quarter-final clash with Glasgow is one of three games to take place on Saturday, June 4.

Cian Prendergast signs new long-term contract with Connacht
# 2025
From The42
# 2025

Cian Prendergast signs new long-term contract with Connacht

May 13th 2022, 1:23 PM 6,289 Views 6 Comments

Prendergast had 12 months remaining on his current deal.

Australia and USA to host next men's Rugby World Cups
# New Frontiers
From The42
# New Frontiers

Australia and USA to host next men's Rugby World Cups

May 12th 2022, 12:50 PM 7,329 Views 9 Comments

The women’s tournament is set for England (2025), Australia (2029) and the United States (2033).

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals
# Autumn Internationals
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# Autumn Internationals

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals

May 12th 2022, 12:09 PM 19,762 Views 14 Comments

World champions South Africa are among Ireland’s opponents.

Greg McWilliams: 'At the end of the day, next year our goal has to be to get in the top three' From The42

Greg McWilliams: 'At the end of the day, next year our goal has to be to get in the top three'

May 2nd 2022, 8:15 AM 2,883 Views 1 Comment

Ireland completed the current campaign with two wins from five.

'She has nerves of steel that girl, but she didn’t doubt herself for a second'
# Irish Rugby
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# Irish Rugby

'She has nerves of steel that girl, but she didn’t doubt herself for a second'

May 2nd 2022, 7:00 AM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

Enya Breen’s nerveless kick secured a dramatic 15-14 triumph over Scotland.

'It is going to be, for a lot of these players, the toughest opposition they’ve played against'
# The Underdogs
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# The Underdogs

'It is going to be, for a lot of these players, the toughest opposition they’ve played against'

Apr 22nd 2022, 4:50 PM 4,674 Views 0 Comments

Greg McWilliams insists his charges are in an upbeat mood ahead of their Six Nations showdown with England.

Munster confirm quarter-final to be held at the Aviva Stadium due to Ed Sheeran concerts
# Ed In Thomond
From The42
# Ed In Thomond

Munster confirm quarter-final to be held at the Aviva Stadium due to Ed Sheeran concerts

Apr 17th 2022, 6:42 PM 54,988 Views 70 Comments

The fixture against Toulouse will take place on the weekend of May 6/7/8.

Michael Lowry agrees new long-term contract with Ulster
# Irish Rugby
From The42
# Irish Rugby

Michael Lowry agrees new long-term contract with Ulster

Apr 13th 2022, 10:04 PM 4,438 Views 4 Comments

It comes after Robert Baloucoune and Stewart Moore also agreed new contracts.

Here's the state of play as reigning champions Cork Con look to extend semi-final run
# AIL
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# AIL

Here's the state of play as reigning champions Cork Con look to extend semi-final run

Apr 8th 2022, 7:44 PM 2,923 Views 1 Comment

It is set to be a dramatic day of action in the Energia All-Ireland League.

Rob Baxter urges Exeter to maximise opportunities in ‘golden years’ ahead of Munster clash
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

Rob Baxter urges Exeter to maximise opportunities in ‘golden years’ ahead of Munster clash

Apr 6th 2022, 12:44 PM 6,427 Views 2 Comments

Baxter wants his players to kick on following Chiefs’ 2020 European and domestic double.

'We’re stoked to be here, but we’re not here to participate. We’re here to win these games'
# Mack Hansen
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# Mack Hansen

'We’re stoked to be here, but we’re not here to participate. We’re here to win these games'

Apr 5th 2022, 3:48 PM 4,798 Views 7 Comments

Man Hansen and Connacht seek to defy the odds and overcome the challenge of Leinster in the Champions Cup.

Ireland international John Ryan to leave Munster at end of the season
# Wasps
From The42
# Wasps

Ireland international John Ryan to leave Munster at end of the season

Apr 4th 2022, 12:49 PM 21,294 Views 17 Comments

The prop leaves to join Premiership side Wasps.

Dan McFarland: 'I'm really proud of what we've done out here'
# Ulster
From The42
# Ulster

Dan McFarland: 'I'm really proud of what we've done out here'

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:04 AM 5,205 Views 1 Comment

On Saturday Ulster suffered a 34-16 defeat at the hands of the Bulls.

Edel McMahon: Wasps team-mate Monaghan throws outrageous offloads 'most nights of the week'
# Picking The Lock
From The42
# Picking The Lock

Edel McMahon: Wasps team-mate Monaghan throws outrageous offloads 'most nights of the week'

Mar 31st 2022, 6:20 AM 5,415 Views 0 Comments

‘We’re going to relish the challenge to play against a top-three team in the world,’ the back row says of this weekend’s trip to France.

Larmour working way back to fitness after frustrating couple of months
# No Shortcuts
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# No Shortcuts

Larmour working way back to fitness after frustrating couple of months

Mar 31st 2022, 6:10 AM 5,652 Views 2 Comments

The Leinster outside back says he’s ‘probably looking at a few more weeks on the sidelines’ before he returns to action.

Amée-Leigh Murphy Crowe: Blessington 'chats', backing your gut, and Beibhinn Parsons' speed
# Team Player
From The42
# Team Player

Amée-Leigh Murphy Crowe: Blessington 'chats', backing your gut, and Beibhinn Parsons' speed

Mar 30th 2022, 9:15 PM 4,876 Views 0 Comments

‘I’m afraid of heights and people might not have known that about me — and I was abseiling down this massive wall and people were just so encouraging!’

'When I take a step back and look at it objectively that is a big shame'
# Dan McFarland
From The42
# Dan McFarland

'When I take a step back and look at it objectively that is a big shame'

Mar 29th 2022, 7:41 AM 7,008 Views 3 Comments

URC head of officials Tappe Henning admitted Callum Reid’s disallowed try should have stood.

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