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New Zealand's mission to avenge last November's defeat brings back bad memories
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New Zealand's mission to avenge last November's defeat brings back bad memories

Fri 8:08 PM 8,650 Views 7 Comments

The All Blacks have a habit of settling scores. Revenge could be a dish served cold in Auckland tomorrow.

This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun
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This is where Ireland's World Cup begins - in a Waikato winter rather than under a French sun

Jun 28th 2022, 8:00 PM 20,525 Views 11 Comments

The Māori All Blacks have taken some big scalps over the years – tomorrow’s tour match is a chance for Andy Farrell to see if his untested kids can rise to the challenge of international rugby.

Different challenge from 11-0 hammering but Ireland win expected in Gori
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Different challenge from 11-0 hammering but Ireland win expected in Gori

Jun 27th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,027 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Georgia in their next World Cup qualifier today.

Preview: Depleted Ireland facing difficult task against Ukraine
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Preview: Depleted Ireland facing difficult task against Ukraine

Jun 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 4,374 Views 0 Comments

Ireland round out a hectic four-game window in the Polish city of Łódź.

Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign
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Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign

Jun 11th 2022, 7:30 AM 2,949 Views 6 Comments

Ireland have lost of their opening two games in the competition so far, and today are seeking a first competitive home win in more than three years.

'We are alive and we are fighting' - Competition is secondary as Ireland and Ukraine meet for the first time
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'We are alive and we are fighting' - Competition is secondary as Ireland and Ukraine meet for the first time

Updated Jun 8th 2022, 8:52 AM 12,805 Views 5 Comments

Ukraine are in Dublin for tonight’s clash in the Uefa Nations League.

Preview: Ireland out to break one of the worst Nations League records in Europe against Armenia
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Preview: Ireland out to break one of the worst Nations League records in Europe against Armenia

Jun 4th 2022, 7:00 AM 21,360 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Kenny has set his side the target of winning their group – tonight Ireland take the first step in making good on his ambition.

Farewells and glimpses of the future as Connacht wrap up against Zebre
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Farewells and glimpses of the future as Connacht wrap up against Zebre

May 21st 2022, 7:50 AM 9,793 Views 4 Comments

It has been a disappointing URC season for Andy Friend’s side but they can finish with a home win.

Roared on by the Red Army, Munster bid to dethrone the mighty Toulouse
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Roared on by the Red Army, Munster bid to dethrone the mighty Toulouse

May 7th 2022, 7:00 AM 5,950 Views 6 Comments

More than 37,500 tickets have been sold for this Champions Cup quarter-final in Dublin.

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town
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All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 6,553 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has rotated his side again as Leinster look for a big win against the Stormers.

Dublin rivals Clontarf and Terenure ready for battle in AIL Division 1 final
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Dublin rivals Clontarf and Terenure ready for battle in AIL Division 1 final

Apr 29th 2022, 6:36 PM 7,720 Views 3 Comments

The two sides meet at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday for the league’s showpiece event.

Ireland out to start party of their own against top Swedes on World Cup hunt
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Ireland out to start party of their own against top Swedes on World Cup hunt

Apr 12th 2022, 7:00 AM 1,727 Views 0 Comments

Vera Pauw’s side face the world’s second-ranked side in Gothenburg this evening.

Parsons back, POM presents, scrum nous, UCC sessions - Ireland bid to rebound
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# On A Mission

Parsons back, POM presents, scrum nous, UCC sessions - Ireland bid to rebound

Updated Apr 10th 2022, 9:35 AM 14,929 Views 4 Comments

Greg McWilliams’ side are desperate for a win against Italy in Cork this evening.

Cooney looks to Clermont win for inspiration ahead of big test against Dupont and Toulouse
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Cooney looks to Clermont win for inspiration ahead of big test against Dupont and Toulouse

Apr 9th 2022, 10:15 AM 3,095 Views 3 Comments

‘It gives us massive confidence going to a big team, knowing we can come away with the win which we haven’t done in years gone by.’

Munster's need is greater than Leinster's - they have little margin for error left
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Munster's need is greater than Leinster's - they have little margin for error left

Apr 2nd 2022, 7:22 AM 6,019 Views 4 Comments

Old rivals Leinster and Munster meet in Thomond Park tonight with the home side under pressure to secure a home quarter-final.

Ireland out to prove they can live easily with the favourites tag in Lithuania clash
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Ireland out to prove they can live easily with the favourites tag in Lithuania clash

Mar 29th 2022, 3:00 PM 6,926 Views 1 Comment

Ireland end the March window with a lower-key friendly game in Dublin tonight.

'We want to make sure that no other Irish player experiences that' as new chapter begins
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'We want to make sure that no other Irish player experiences that' as new chapter begins

Mar 26th 2022, 7:30 AM 3,825 Views 0 Comments

There’s change aplenty as Greg McWilliams’ side face Wales in today’s Six Nations opener.

Preview: Ireland honour their history and begin long road to Euro 2024 against the world's top-ranked side
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Preview: Ireland honour their history and begin long road to Euro 2024 against the world's top-ranked side

Mar 26th 2022, 1:45 AM 5,908 Views 1 Comment

Belgium are in town for Ireland’s first game of 2022.

Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown
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Scottish disciplinary breach adds to sense Ireland should claim Triple Crown

Mar 19th 2022, 7:00 AM 41,299 Views 16 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men will also be hoping for a favour from England in Paris.

Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat
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Ireland are justified favourites but winning in Twickenham is no mean feat

Mar 12th 2022, 9:00 AM 15,434 Views 16 Comments

England have the defensive tools to cause Andy Farrell’s side big problems.

Five points is what Munster need tonight - and five points is what they are going to get
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Five points is what Munster need tonight - and five points is what they are going to get

Mar 5th 2022, 6:15 AM 8,483 Views 3 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side take on Dragons in the URC at Thomond Park.

Unbeaten runs on the line in Dublin derby while Cookies and Lansdowne clash again
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Unbeaten runs on the line in Dublin derby while Cookies and Lansdowne clash again

Mar 4th 2022, 9:07 PM 3,077 Views 0 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the weekend’s domestic action.

Farrell's attack-minded Ireland team must be ruthless and clinical against Italy
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Farrell's attack-minded Ireland team must be ruthless and clinical against Italy

Feb 27th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,822 Views 10 Comments

This exciting Ireland team has plenty of try-scoring potential.

Top-of-the-table clash the highlight of this week's AIL fixtures
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Top-of-the-table clash the highlight of this week's AIL fixtures

Feb 25th 2022, 8:33 PM 3,942 Views 0 Comments

It’s first against second, as Clontarf take on Lansdowne.

Anything less than victory won't wash in Wales for 'coming force' Ulster
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Anything less than victory won't wash in Wales for 'coming force' Ulster

Feb 20th 2022, 9:19 AM 10,046 Views 8 Comments

The northern province are on the road to take on the Dragons in the United Rugby Championship today.

'It's not all about the here and now, but growing as a squad' - new-look Ireland aim to win
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'It's not all about the here and now, but growing as a squad' - new-look Ireland aim to win

Feb 19th 2022, 6:45 AM 3,649 Views 1 Comment

Vera Pauw’s Girls In Green face Russia in the Pinatar Cup semi-final this evening.

Change aplenty but rivalry remains as Cork and Dublin gear up for Croke Park clash
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Change aplenty but rivalry remains as Cork and Dublin gear up for Croke Park clash

Feb 19th 2022, 6:15 AM 1,955 Views 0 Comments

The Division 1B Lidl Ladies National Football League tie throws in at 5.15pm, and is live on TG4.

France are favourites but Ireland bring momentum even without their key man
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France are favourites but Ireland bring momentum even without their key man

Feb 12th 2022, 7:00 AM 22,907 Views 7 Comments

Andy Farrell’s side have a huge challenge ahead of them at Stade de France.

Kearney's return gives Leinster 'a real boost' for tonight's visit of Edinburgh
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Kearney's return gives Leinster 'a real boost' for tonight's visit of Edinburgh

Feb 11th 2022, 7:45 AM 5,356 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen’s side resume their United Rugby Championship campaign against the Scots at the RDS.

Marquee signings Byrne and Doyle aiming to elevate Dublin rivals to new heights
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Marquee signings Byrne and Doyle aiming to elevate Dublin rivals to new heights

Feb 11th 2022, 7:15 AM 4,782 Views 1 Comment

Shamrock Rovers and St Patrick’s Athletic are set to compete in the President’s Cup this evening.

Prime chance for Ireland against Wales as Farrell plays Hansen wild card
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Prime chance for Ireland against Wales as Farrell plays Hansen wild card

Feb 5th 2022, 7:30 AM 5,333 Views 0 Comments

The Welsh will try to make it a battle but Andy Farrell’s team should have the quality to win at home.

Kilkenny's title defence, Galway's winning run and Cork's quest to end trophy drought
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Kilkenny's title defence, Galway's winning run and Cork's quest to end trophy drought

Feb 5th 2022, 7:15 AM 2,424 Views 0 Comments

The Camogie National League gets underway this weekend.

Blackrock aiming to preserve unbeaten record as Top Four heats up in Women's AIL
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Blackrock aiming to preserve unbeaten record as Top Four heats up in Women's AIL

Jan 29th 2022, 10:22 AM 2,054 Views 0 Comments

A preview of the weekend’s games in AIL.

McCarthy gets debut as Leinster look at shuffling their lock stocks
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McCarthy gets debut as Leinster look at shuffling their lock stocks

Jan 29th 2022, 6:00 AM 5,758 Views 8 Comments

Leo Cullen has named a strong side for tonight’s clash with Cardiff in the URC.

Clontarf look to roar on, Ireland U20 call-ups and all this weekend's AIL previews
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Clontarf look to roar on, Ireland U20 call-ups and all this weekend's AIL previews

Jan 28th 2022, 7:32 PM 4,425 Views 0 Comments

Dave Mervyn looks ahead to the latest round of fixtures.

Up-and-down Ulster strive to get momentum rolling again in Northampton
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Up-and-down Ulster strive to get momentum rolling again in Northampton

Jan 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 3,998 Views 5 Comments

Nathan Doak and Stewart Moore make their first European starts in a youthful backline.

Mourinho's running out of excuses in the Eternal City: John Brewin picks his standout matches
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Mourinho's running out of excuses in the Eternal City: John Brewin picks his standout matches

Jan 14th 2022, 9:00 AM 4,611 Views 0 Comments

The Roma boss is up to his old tricks, there’s a North London derby and just one fixture scheduled in La Liga this weekend.

Bad-tempered defeat will be in Munster's memory for this visit to Castres
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Bad-tempered defeat will be in Munster's memory for this visit to Castres

Jan 14th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,932 Views 0 Comments

The French club have been in good form in the Top 14 but have heavily rotated their team.

Munster look to make most of big crowd in Limerick for Castres clash
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Munster look to make most of big crowd in Limerick for Castres clash

Dec 18th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,062 Views 13 Comments

Johann van Graan’s side are still bouncing from their rousing win over Wasps.

Munster out to write another riveting chapter in their European history
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# Coventry Crew

Munster out to write another riveting chapter in their European history

Dec 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,411 Views 7 Comments

Johann van Graan’s men are missing 34 senior players for this afternoon’s clash with Wasps.

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