Dublin: 10 °C Wednesday 7 June, 2023

# locked in

This year
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Gavin Thornbury signs new deal with Connacht
The second row joined the province in 2017.
Last year
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Verstappen commits future to Red Bull after signing £200m deal
The Dutchman’s current contract was due to expire at the end of next season.
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'There can't be any complacency, we've got to keep pushing forward'
Ireland head to Paris this weekend looking to extend a nine-game winning run.
All time
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'Everyone's pushing each other' - Dowling enjoying new lease of life at Connacht
The lock signed a new two-year deal with the province earlier this week.
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Mayo duo and Cavan star the latest of Irish contingent to have new AFLW deals confirmed
Sarah Rowe, Aishling Sheridan and Aileen Gilroy are all returning next season.
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'There was a stage where I was thinking I was not going to be coming back'
Devin Toner thought his time at Leinster was coming to an end before he agreed a new contract.
# earned his candystripes
One more year as Derry City boss pens contract extension
‘We will do everything in our power to bring success to the Brandywell,’ says Declan Devine.
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James Lowe confirms new Leinster contract is a three-year deal
The 27-year-old qualifies to play for Ireland in November.
# depth chart
James Ryan plus one - Toner returns to compete in Ireland's lock stocks
Iain Henderson and Ultan Dillane are the other two second rows in Andy Farrell’s Ireland squad.
# Down Under
Dates and venues for Ireland's two-Test tour of Australia in 2020 confirmed
Andy Farrell’s team will play in Brisbane and Sydney next July.
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Henderson back fit and firing after 'mighty frustrating' double injury lay-off
The Ulster second row is ready to return to Ireland’s engine room against France on Sunday week.
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Leinster secure Champions Cup quarter-final spot as Edinburgh beat Montpellier
The result is also positive for Ulster who travel to Welford Road tomorrow evening.
# sensation
After 18 tries in 18 Tests, All Blacks lock Rieko Ioane into long-term contract
The 21-year-old is already one of the best players in Test rugby.
# Tickets
Committee wants to know why OCI is locked into contract with company at centre of Rio scandal
The Olympic Council of Ireland is locked into a contract with the company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026.
Olympic Council of Ireland locked into contract with company at centre of Rio ticketing scandal until 2026
OCI president Sarah Keane told reporters today that a contract had been signed between the organisation and ticketing company THG.
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Set-piece, Sopranos, pasta: Toner set for ferocious Welsh challenge
The 30-year-old lock is a key man in Joe Schmidt’s side.
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Toner and man-of-the-match Ryan drive dominant win over weak Italy
Ultan Dillane added his carrying and handling excellence off the bench again.
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Ryan's set-piece brain and 'brute' Dillane welcome additions for ever-ready Toner
Toner’s durability has made him a permanent fixture in the second row while partners have come and gone.
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Former Australian international to replace Paul O'Connell at Munster
Mark Chisholm has joined the province on a two-year deal.
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Pick the Irish second rows you want to see play at the 2015 Rugby World Cup
Versatility may be key in the second row.
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New central contract to keep Big Devin Toner with Leinster until 2017
The 28-year-old is grateful to his province for the investments they’ve made in his development.
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Dublin Fire Brigade investigating how a sick child was locked in an ambulance
The paramedic was forced to kick his way out of the ambulance after a power failure.
# the dream
A woman got locked inside a department store and live-tweeted her experience
Oh Canada.
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Signing of the season: Leinster tie up Joe Schmidt until summer 2014
A one-year extension is superb business for the European champions but should rule the Kiwi out of the running for the Ireland job.
# need to know
The Evening Fix: Wednesday
Things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Right to die
Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson dies
Nicklinson had last week lost his legal case at the High Court in the UK to be allowed to end his life.