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Munster back row Kendellen captains Ireland U20 squad for Six Nations
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Munster back row Kendellen captains Ireland U20 squad for Six Nations

Jun 10th 2021, 12:51 PM 7,227 Views 13 Comments

Richie Murphy has included several players with senior provincial experience.

Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster
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Johnston kicks 17 points as Ulster A notch impressive win over Leinster

Jan 15th 2021, 4:49 PM 16,183 Views 19 Comments

Aaron Sexton scored two tries from fullback, while captain David McCann was superb for Ulster.

Connacht's young guns make impact and 'there's definitely more to come'
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Connacht's young guns make impact and 'there's definitely more to come'

Dec 18th 2020, 6:30 AM 6,447 Views 5 Comments

The likes of Jordan Duggan, Jack Aungier, Sean Masterson, and Cian Prendergast took their chances.

Crowley and Flannery hope for Munster chances over festive inter-pro season
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Crowley and Flannery hope for Munster chances over festive inter-pro season

Dec 17th 2020, 7:00 AM 11,473 Views 7 Comments

The academy out-halves could be set for opportunities after Ben Healy’s injury.

Farrell wants Ireland prospects to keep learning with provinces before call-ups
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Farrell wants Ireland prospects to keep learning with provinces before call-ups

Nov 6th 2020, 1:01 AM 6,607 Views 10 Comments

There had been clamour for 21-year-old halfbacks Craig Casey and Harry Byrne to be included.

Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures
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Grand Slam dream denied but Ireland U20 stars have bright futures

Aug 5th 2020, 7:00 PM 9,353 Views 5 Comments

Many of Noel McNamara’s young squad are already making progress with their provinces.

Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'
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Munster excited about the 'serious, serious young lads coming through'

Jul 30th 2020, 5:00 AM 15,429 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, the ‘eye-opening’ Stephen Larkham is making a big impact on the squad.

5 young players who have impressed in Super Rugby Aotearoa
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5 young players who have impressed in Super Rugby Aotearoa

Jun 23rd 2020, 1:02 PM 5,548 Views 4 Comments

Hoskins Sotutu, Caleb Clarke, Marino Mikaele Tu’u, Will Jordan and Cullen Grace have looked good.

Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake
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Ireland U20 internationals Ward and Booth among Connacht's academy intake

Jun 11th 2020, 4:08 PM 7,528 Views 3 Comments

The western province have brought eight new players on board.

Crowley among three recruits to Munster academy as Barron gets senior deal
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Crowley among three recruits to Munster academy as Barron gets senior deal

Jun 7th 2020, 11:17 AM 13,465 Views 46 Comments

Scott Buckley and Alex Kendellen have also been signed up.

McHenry making step up with Munster after benefiting from AIL exposure
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McHenry making step up with Munster after benefiting from AIL exposure

Apr 5th 2020, 9:46 AM 10,121 Views 4 Comments

The 22-year-old centre has been excellent for Cork Con.

'He's brilliant' - Blade pushes Ireland claims as Boyle shines for Connacht
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'He's brilliant' - Blade pushes Ireland claims as Boyle shines for Connacht

Nov 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 9,423 Views 16 Comments

22-year-old Conor Fitzgerald is another youngster impressing for Andy Friend’s side.

Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year
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Ireland U18 Schools squad features six players back from last year

Apr 9th 2019, 5:25 PM 9,555 Views 26 Comments

There’s a strong Connacht contingent included in Peter Smyth’s 26-man group.

Ireland U20s welcome Kernohan, Casey and Baird back into fold for Italy
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Ireland U20s welcome Kernohan, Casey and Baird back into fold for Italy

Feb 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 6,432 Views 1 Comment

Noel McNamara’s side are two wins from two in the Six Nations so far.

Leinster and Munster Schools can't be separated as Ulster beat IQ Rugby
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Leinster and Munster Schools can't be separated as Ulster beat IQ Rugby

Aug 22nd 2018, 7:21 PM 11,582 Views 10 Comments

Nathan Doak, son of former Ulster coach Neil, was influential again in UL.

Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy
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Irish-qualified Bristol back Hughes among new additions to Ulster academy

Jul 25th 2018, 2:22 PM 10,259 Views 9 Comments

The northern province have brought six youngsters into Year 1 of their academy programme.

Two promising Cork youngsters sign for Top 14 club Pau's academy
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Two promising Cork youngsters sign for Top 14 club Pau's academy

Jun 28th 2018, 4:25 PM 22,807 Views 22 Comments

Eoghan Barrett and Ben Roche are heading to France to pursue professional rugby careers.

Highly-rated Hume set for U20s debut as captain O'Brien moves to wing
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Highly-rated Hume set for U20s debut as captain O'Brien moves to wing

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:50 AM 6,276 Views 5 Comments

Hooker Ronan Kelleher and scrum-half Jonny Stewart have returned to the starting XV.

POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations
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POC 'a huge addition' as ambitious Ireland U20s look to Six Nations

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:59 AM 17,302 Views 3 Comments

Noel McNamara’s squad includes 11 players previously capped at this level.

Will the next Niall Scully please stand up?
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Will the next Niall Scully please stand up?

Jan 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 8,699 Views 11 Comments

A number of talented fringe Dublin players will be hoping to impress Jim Gavin in the O’Byrne Cup tonight.

Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan
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Exciting Ireland U19 squad named for Donnybrook clash with Japan

Mar 22nd 2017, 11:19 AM 10,581 Views 6 Comments

Head coach Kieran Campbell has included some highly-promising players.

Leinster wing Larmour among the standouts in Ireland U20s win
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Leinster wing Larmour among the standouts in Ireland U20s win

Feb 25th 2017, 10:15 AM 8,401 Views 18 Comments

Tommy O’Brien and Caelan Doris also showed their great promise.

'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'
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'Both have massive futures ahead of them if they keep their heads down'

Sep 8th 2016, 6:21 PM 11,192 Views 17 Comments

Rob Lyttle and Jacob Stockdale are in impressive form early this season.

Leinster's promising halfbacks vying for position as Pro12 season looms
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Leinster's promising halfbacks vying for position as Pro12 season looms

Aug 22nd 2016, 3:58 PM 9,036 Views 9 Comments

Cathal Marsh, Ross Byrne and Joey Carbery are competing for the 10 shirt.

IRFU looking to ID best talent from age of 15 as Nucifora plans for future
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IRFU looking to ID best talent from age of 15 as Nucifora plans for future

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:30 AM 8,602 Views 8 Comments

The IRFU performance director feels earlier intervention can produce better professionals.

3 potential future UFC fighters to watch tonight at Cage Warriors 75
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3 potential future UFC fighters to watch tonight at Cage Warriors 75

Apr 15th 2016, 7:00 AM 5,986 Views 2 Comments

Keep an eye on this trio as the UK-based promotion makes its return in London.

The most talented U18 players in Ireland selected for Easter tournaments
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The most talented U18 players in Ireland selected for Easter tournaments

Mar 22nd 2016, 3:32 PM 23,345 Views 12 Comments

Two Ireland U18 squads will take part in the 5 Nations and Tri Nations Festivals.

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland
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3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Scotland

Mar 18th 2016, 9:56 PM 12,523 Views 2 Comments

Cillian Gallagher, Adam McBurney and Andrew Porter were impressive.

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Italy
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3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s’ Six Nations win over Italy

Mar 11th 2016, 9:48 PM 11,999 Views 15 Comments

Will Connors, Conor O’Brien and James Ryan were all excellent in Donnybrook.

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s' Six Nations defeat to Wales
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3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s' Six Nations defeat to Wales

Feb 5th 2016, 10:02 PM 12,320 Views 16 Comments

Captain James Ryan was excellent for Nigel Carolan’s men.

Ireland U20s off to losing start in Six Nations against clinical Wales
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Ireland U20s off to losing start in Six Nations against clinical Wales

Feb 5th 2016, 9:32 PM 7,811 Views 23 Comments

Nigel Carolan’s men will be frustrated by the manner in which they conceded scores.

Ireland U20s coach Carolan hoping to see more follow Ringrose's path
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Ireland U20s coach Carolan hoping to see more follow Ringrose's path

Jan 26th 2016, 7:00 AM 7,806 Views 3 Comments

The latest U20 squad has several promising forwards.

Four players return as Carolan names beefy Ireland U20s Six Nations squad
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Four players return as Carolan names beefy Ireland U20s Six Nations squad

Jan 25th 2016, 1:29 PM 9,638 Views 12 Comments

Leinster lock James Ryan will captain a squad that includes some big forwards.

New faces can bring exciting energy to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad
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New faces can bring exciting energy to Joe Schmidt's Six Nations squad

Jan 19th 2016, 7:28 PM 15,844 Views 36 Comments

The likes of Ultan Dillane, Josh van der Flier and Garry Ringrose are all exciting prospects.

4 players from tonight's National Championship Game who could make a splash in the NFL
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4 players from tonight's National Championship Game who could make a splash in the NFL

Jan 11th 2016, 2:27 PM 4,901 Views 2 Comments

The biggest match-up in college sports takes place this evening.

World Cup provides an exciting opportunity for Leinster's young stars
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World Cup provides an exciting opportunity for Leinster's young stars

Aug 26th 2015, 12:03 PM 7,297 Views 6 Comments

‘We want players fighting for their place,’ says head coach Leo Cullen.

Lions and All Blacks jobs loom behind 2017 expiry of Schmidt's contract
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Lions and All Blacks jobs loom behind 2017 expiry of Schmidt's contract

Jul 22nd 2015, 5:53 PM 6,735 Views 6 Comments

What’s next in line for the Ireland head coach?

Ireland U20 hero Quinlan part of Munster's academy intake for 2015/16
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Ireland U20 hero Quinlan part of Munster's academy intake for 2015/16

Jun 4th 2015, 4:58 PM 6,116 Views 10 Comments

Leinster underage products Conor Oliver and JP Phelan will make the move south.

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival
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The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival

Mar 25th 2015, 11:56 AM 11,105 Views 15 Comments

The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.

3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s' defeat to Scotland last night
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3 players who stood out in Ireland U20s' defeat to Scotland last night

Mar 21st 2015, 11:26 AM 5,197 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Fitzgerald was the pick of the Ireland team on a disappointing evening.

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